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IJAT Vol.13 No.1 pp. 118-123
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2019.p0118
(2019)

Paper:

Study of a Plateau Surface Evaluation Method Using a Fast M-Estimation Type Hough Transform

Ichiro Yoshida*,†, Yuki Kondo*, Go Wakatsuki*, and Munetoshi Numada**

*Hosei University
3-7-2 Kajinocho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo 184-8584, Japan

Corresponding author

**Chukyo University, Nagoya, Japan

Received:
June 16, 2018
Accepted:
October 9, 2018
Published:
January 5, 2019
Keywords:
surface texture, stratified functional properties, plateau surface, material probability curve, fast M-estimation Hough transform
Abstract

A surface with stratified functional properties (hereafter, referred to as the “plateau surface”) improves the tribological characteristics of sliding surfaces in machine tools, automobile parts, engines, etc. The evaluation methods of the plateau surface are listed in the ISO 13565 standard. However, since the evaluation methods listed in ISO 13565-3 are associated with several problems, these evaluation methods have been rarely used in production management. A plateau surface evaluation method that applied image recognition technology was developed in previous research studies to solve these problems. However, this method is time consuming with a calculation time of approximately 20 s. Therefore, in this research, we developed a new plateau surface evaluation method that applied the fast M-estimation type Hough transformation to achieve a computational time of a few seconds. It is expected that this method will be used in mass production processes.

Cite this article as:
I. Yoshida, Y. Kondo, G. Wakatsuki, and M. Numada, “Study of a Plateau Surface Evaluation Method Using a Fast M-Estimation Type Hough Transform,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.13, No.1, pp. 118-123, 2019.
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