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3D data types

An overview of the main data types used in 3D model representations of plants, including volumes, point clouds and surfaces. Professor Tony Pridmore.

What are the main of 3D model representations of objects such as plants? We look at the strengths and weaknesses of three main data types:

  • Volumes or voxel-based representations
  • Point clouds
  • Surfaces or triangular meshes
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Introduction to Image Analysis for Plant Phenotyping

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