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The use of terrestrial LiDAR technology in forest science: application fields, benefits and challenges

Mathieu Dassot, Thiéry Constant, Meriem Fournier
2011 Annals of Forest Science  
Acknowledgements This work was supported by the French National Research Agency (ANR) through the EMERGE project (ANR BIOENERGIE 2008 BIOE-003), which aims at establishing reliable and generic distribution models of  ...  These estimations showed good accuracy (an error of approximately 1 cm) for heights ranging from tree bases to the lower part of crowns.  ...  A curvature-based segmentation was applied on point clouds, leading to the detection of trunk surfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13595-011-0102-2 fatcat:jwmnzod47bdxnlqff5eb3356ky

Artificial Neural Networks for Motion Emulation in Virtual Environments [chapter]

Y. Bellan, M. Costa, G. Ferrigno, F. Lombardi, L. Macchiarulo, A. Montuori, E. Pasero, C. Rigotti
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Simulation of natural human movement has proven to be a challenging problem, difficult to be solved by more or less traditional bioinspired strategies.  ...  In opposition to several existing solutions, mainly based upon deterministic algorithms, a data-driven approach is presented herewith, which is able to grasp not only the natural essence of human movements  ...  BE96-3433 "ANNIE: Application of Neural Networks to Integrated Ergonomics", for which specific tools based on this methodology have been implemented  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-49384-0_7 fatcat:r4dpbs4yyne6nkqayzu2ihqm44

A Survey of Methods and Technologies Used for Diagnosis of Scoliosis

Ilona Karpiel, Adam Ziębiński, Marek Kluszczyński, Daniel Feige
2021 Sensors  
The purpose of this article is to present diagnostic methods used in the diagnosis of scoliosis in the form of a brief review. This article aims to point out the advantages of select methods.  ...  This article focuses on general issues without elaborating on problems strictly related to physiotherapy and treatment methods, which may be the subject of further discussions.  ...  Accuracy Assessment of Human Trunk Surface 3D Reconstructions from an Optical Digitising System. Med. Biol. Eng. Comput. 2005, 43, 11–15. [CrossRef] 68.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21248410 pmid:34960509 pmcid:PMC8707023 fatcat:m3p7dai57ncqfdxt3eydfmnlay

Clinical methods for quantifying body segment posture: a literature review

Carole Fortin, Debbie Ehrmann Feldman, Farida Cheriet, Hubert Labelle
2011 Disability and Rehabilitation  
Accuracy assessment of human trunk surface 3D reconstructions from an optical digitising system. Med Biol Eng Comput 2005; 43:11-15. 27. Zabjek KF, Leroux MA, Coillard C, Rivard CH, Prince F.  ...  Several 3D posture analysis systems such as Optotrak, Vicon, Motion Analysis and surface topography systems are used to quantitatively assess posture [1, 4, 26, 27] .  ... 
doi:10.3109/09638288.2010.492066 pmid:20568973 fatcat:kro2d4ytdvhuvh2e33xb7ufysy

The JEM-EUSO Mission: Contributions to the ICRC 2013 [article]

The JEM-EUSO Collaboration
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Contributions of the JEM-EUSO Collaboration to the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference (The Astroparticle Physics Conference) Rio de Janeiro, July, 2013.  ...  We wish to thank RICC the RIKEN integrated cluster of clusters for an allocation of computing resources.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank RICC the RIKEN Integrated Cluster of Clusters for an allocation of computing resources.  ... 
arXiv:1307.7071v1 fatcat:l7uvx4555fgpriga5hspbzguge

Terrestrial laser scanning in forest ecology: Expanding the horizon

Kim Calders, Jennifer Adams, John Armston, Harm Bartholomeus, Sebastien Bauwens, Lisa Patrick Bentley, Jerome Chave, F. Mark Danson, Miro Demol, Mathias Disney, Rachel Gaulton, Sruthi M. Krishna Moorthy (+7 others)
2020 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Recent advances in sensor and algorithm development have allowed us to assess in situ 3D forest structure explicitly and revolutionised the way we monitor and quantify ecosystem structure and function.  ...  Here, we provide an interdisciplinary focus to explore current developments in TLS to measure and monitor forest structure.  ...  HV and SMSM were funded by BELSPO (Belgian Science Policy Office) in the frame of the STEREO III programme -project 3D-FOREST (SR/02/355).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.112102 fatcat:wvk37s2zlzfihamze5hwxrdmdu

Individual tree measurements by means of digital aerial photogrammetry

Ilkka Korpela
2004 Silva Fennica Monographs  
Multiple digitised aerial photographs are used for manual and semi-automatic 3D positioning of tree tops, for species classification, and for measurements on tree height and crown width.  ...  The results of the simulation suggest that very high accuracy at the individual tree level cannot be expected.  ...  This research was conducted as a PhD thesis at the Department of Forest Resource Management of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry at the University of Helsinki.  ... 
doi:10.14214/sf.sfm3 fatcat:fko4ywduf5hopenm4npidiizbu

ESMAC Abstracts 2004

2004 Gait & Posture  
A reliable technique for the assessment criteria for aspects of posture.  ...  The angular position of consecutive segments of trunk and head were described in the sagittal plane and also the position of the gleno-humeral joint in relation to the trunk.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by the grant from the Polish Committee of Science Research (grant no. 3 P05D 078 24) and Statutory Activity of the Academy of Physical Education (grant no.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2004.06.001 fatcat:ags3kpkwgbdnxo2xsot7zj6c6e

IAFS 2017 Abstracts

2017 Forensic Science International  
RECOVERY OF FINGERMARKS FROM METALLIC SURFACES USING A SCANNING KELVIN PROBE Disclosure: All authors have declared no conflicts of interest.  ...  GENETIC ARCHITECTURE OF FIVE ETHNIC GROUPS OF PUNJAB (NORTHWEST INDIA) Disclosure: All authors have declared no conflicts of interest.  ...  of 3D surface scanning.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.07.019 pmid:28743352 fatcat:pdrympkytzbzlkah4vnqismhau

A7 General Biomechanics

2005 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A  
The uniformity at 8 weeks results from the pseudo-helical fibre arrangement and an appropriate shear deformation of the trunk muscles.  ...  The muscle fibres in the trunk of teleosts are arranged in complex 3D patterns that are thought to allow uniform strain distributions.  ...  Here we use a combination of a 2D ultrasound imaging system and a 6 degree of freedom position sensor to build up a 3D image of an entire muscle in a single continuous sweep.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2005.05.012 fatcat:wmy2fzhkpbddrnlfygnj65dim4

Integrating technologies for comparing 3D gene expression domains in the developing chick limb

Malcolm E. Fisher, Allyson K. Clelland, Andrew Bain, Richard A. Baldock, Paula Murphy, Helen Downie, Cheryll Tickle, Duncan R. Davidson, Richard A. Buckland
2008 Developmental Biology  
of expression, but this can be accomplished by the recently developed microscopy technique, Optical Projection Tomography (OPT).  ...  Such an atlas could be extended to include other types of data, such as fate maps, and the approach is also more generally applicable to embryos, organs and tissues.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Calum Thomson from the Light Microscopy facility at the University of Dundee for help with sectioning.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2008.01.031 pmid:18355805 pmcid:PMC2529376 fatcat:w2yfskwkjrcuzjx3q7t3xqf7ca

3D Digitizing Device Applied in Evaluation and Simulation of Postoperative Trunk Surface Shape in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Farida Cheriet, Li Song, Philippe Debanne,, Olivier Dionne, Hubert Labelle
2010 Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies, Lugano, Switzerland, 19-20 October 2010   unpublished
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a complex 3D deformation of the musculo-skeletal system of the trunk, with a prevalence of about 1% to 3% in the general population.  ...  We first describe our surface acquisition system and clinical setup.  ...  Accuracy assessment A previous study of this system was carried out in order to assess the accuracy of this surface topography system in reconstructing the human trunk [12] .  ... 
doi:10.15221/10.033 fatcat:ufridmxinjcx5dija2unmej2we

Licensee OA Publishing London 2013. Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC-BY) Historical review and experience with the use of surface topographic systems in children with idiopathic scoliosis

X Liu, J Thometz, J Tassone, L Paulsen, R Lyon
Carlos Marquez-Barrientos, Biomedical Engineer, MS Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment Center, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin for data collection during the MTS study.  ...  It generates 1000-2000 3D data points. It was initially described as an optical scanner designed primarily for assessing the shape of the human back. 3.  ...  It is an improvement of the ISIS 1 system in terms of speed, accuracy, reliability and ease of use.  ... 

Drones for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecological Monitoring

Kristy Zhang
2019 Figshare  
We are also immensely grateful to Alexander Trichtchenko and Fuqun Zhou for their comments on an earlier version of the manuscript.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors gratefully acknowledge the support from the CCRS management team for this activity.  ...  We carried out 3D reconstruction within an advanced terrain-oriented software that creates 3D models, point clouds and orthomosaics from a set of images on the same subject, by means of SfM (structure  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.11322092.v1 fatcat:lzjshsnscnb2pnnn6j4k5vfejy

Artificial Intellgence – Application in Life Sciences and Beyond. The Upper Rhine Artificial Intelligence Symposium UR-AI 2021 [article]

Karl-Herbert Schäfer
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Topics of the conference are applications of Artificial Intellgence in life sciences, intelligent systems, industry 4.0, mobility and others.  ...  The TriRhenaTech alliance is a network of universities in the Upper-Rhine Trinational Metropolitan Region comprising of the German universities of applied sciences in Furtwangen, Kaiserslautern, Karlsruhe  ...  This work was funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts of Baden-Württemberg (MWK) as part of the project Q-AMeLiA (Quality Assurance of Machine Learning Applications).  ... 
arXiv:2112.05657v1 fatcat:wdjgymicyrfybg5zth2dc2i3ni
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