Estimating Mass Properties of Dinosaurs Using Laser Imaging and 3D Computer Modelling

@article{Bates2009EstimatingMP,
  title={Estimating Mass Properties of Dinosaurs Using Laser Imaging and 3D Computer Modelling},
  author={Karl T Bates and Phillip Lars Manning and David J Hodgetts and William Irvin Sellers},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={572 - 24}
}
Body mass reconstructions of extinct vertebrates are most robust when complete to near-complete skeletons allow the reconstruction of either physical or digital models. Digital models are most efficient in terms of time and cost, and provide the facility to infinitely modify model properties non-destructively, such that sensitivity analyses can be conducted to quantify the effect of the many unknown parameters involved in reconstructions of extinct animals. In this study we use laser scanning… CONTINUE READING
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