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The Visualization and the Fast Detection of Gamma Radiation Source using Stereo Image Processing

영상처리기반 감마선원 거리탐지 고속화 및 가시화 연구

  • Received : 2016.08.11
  • Accepted : 2016.08.29
  • Published : 2016.10.31

Abstract

The stereo radiation detection system detects the gamma source and acquires two dimensional left and right images for gamma source and visible objects using the detection result. And then the system measures the distance to the radiation source from the system in 3D space using stereo vision algorithm. In this paper, we implemented the fast detection algorithm for gamma source from the system in 3D space to reduce the detection time with image processing algorithms. Additionally, the system's performance is verified through experiments on gamma irradiation facilities. As a result, if the fast detection algorithm applied to the system, we can confirm that the detection system represents a 35% better performance than the conventional detection method that is full scanning to acquire the stereo image. We also have visualized a gamma source distribution through a 3D monitor using the stereo vision algorithm in order to provide the information of radiation spatial distribution to the user efficiently.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Institute of Civil Military Technology Cooperation

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