Julia Armesto

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This paper aims to establish and develop a calibration model for two time-of-flight terrestrial laser scanners (TLS): Trimble GX200 and Riegl LMS-Z390i. In particular, the study focuses on measurement errors and systematic instrumental errors to compile an error model for TLS. An iterative and robust least squares procedure is developed to compute internal(More)
Infrared thermography has proved to be an adequate technique for building inspection, as it can be used to determine energy efficiency through the measurement of heat losses, air leaks and infiltrations, and also to detect humidity areas. These parameters have great influence in energy consumption of buildings and in their users' well-being, which is(More)
This paper presents a complete analysis of the positional errors of terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) data based on spherical statistics and 3D graphs. Spherical statistics are preferred because of the 3D vectorial nature of the spatial error. Error vectors have three metric elements (one module and two angles) that were analyzed by spherical statistics. A(More)
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) systems fall into the category of ultra-wideband (UWB) devices. Most GPR equipment covers a frequency range between an octave and a decade by using short-time pulses. Each signal recorded by a GPR gathers a temporal log of attenuated and distorted versions of these pulses (due to the effect of the propagation medium) plus(More)
The urgent need to increase productivity and competitiveness demands from sporting craft builders the incorporation of newer design and manufacturing technologies, as CAD/CAM and CNC machining systems. This paper describes the sporting boats’ 3D surface modelling, needed for automated manufacturing processes, throug terrestrial laser scanner technology. The(More)
This paper presents an optical measuring system based on low cost, high resolution digital cameras. Once the cameras are synchronised, the portable and adjustable system can be used to observe living beings, bodies in motion, or deformations of very different sizes. Each of the cameras has been modelled individually and studied with regard to the(More)
Most Ground Penetrating Radars (GPR) cover a wide frequency range by emitting very short time wavelets. In this work, we study in detail the wavelet emitted by two bowtie GPR antennas with nominal frequencies of 800 MHz and 1 GHz. Knowledge of this emitted wavelet allows us to extract as much information as possible from recorded signals, using advanced(More)