Crack Detection in Concrete Tunnels Using a Gabor Filter Invariant to Rotation
AbstractIn this article, a system for the detection of cracks in concrete tunnel surfaces, based on image sensors, is presented. Both data acquisition and processing are covered. Linear cameras and proper lighting are used for data acquisition. The required resolution of the camera sensors and the number of cameras is discussed in terms of the crack size and the tunnel type. Data processing is done by applying a new method called Gabor filter invariant to rotation, allowing the detection of cracks in any direction. The parameter values of this filter are set by using a modified genetic algorithm based on the Differential Evolution optimization method. The detection of the pixels belonging to cracks is obtained to a balanced accuracy of 95.27%, thus improving the results of previous approaches. View Full-Text
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Medina, R.; Llamas, J.; Gómez-García-Bermejo, J.; Zalama, E.; Segarra, M.J. Crack Detection in Concrete Tunnels Using a Gabor Filter Invariant to Rotation. Sensors 2017, 17, 1670.
Medina R, Llamas J, Gómez-García-Bermejo J, Zalama E, Segarra MJ. Crack Detection in Concrete Tunnels Using a Gabor Filter Invariant to Rotation. Sensors. 2017; 17(7):1670.Chicago/Turabian Style
Medina, Roberto; Llamas, José; Gómez-García-Bermejo, Jaime; Zalama, Eduardo; Segarra, Miguel J. 2017. "Crack Detection in Concrete Tunnels Using a Gabor Filter Invariant to Rotation." Sensors 17, no. 7: 1670.
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