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Project ID: 174
Author: Pamela Castro
Project Title: Digital Image Processing for a Model Railroad
Semester: Spring 2001
Committe Chair: Dr. R. Stephen Dannelly
Committee Member 1: Dr. Holly Patterson-McNeill
Committee Member 2: Dr. David Thomas
Project Description: This project was the development of software used for image-processing that locates five model trains in the Real-Time computing laboratory at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. A server program was created to allow students access to the image-processing software located on the model train system control server, The image-jprocesssing software analyzes in real time the image files obtained from two ZoomCam webcams in a fixed position above the train track. Through image analysis, the software translated image data into track coordinates. The final product allows students to receive the location of the corresponding track numbers for each model train that is detected in the captured image.
Project URL:   174.pdf