A Novel Intelligent Approach to Anchorage Measurement using Electron Microscopy

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Abstract

There are several key attributes within the medical packaging industry, such as, Anchorage, Seal strength etc, which characterize the quality of the medical packaging product. This paper presents a new approach to determine the Anchorage of the packaging material. The conventional approach to anchorage measurement involves a manual visual inspection procedure, which is very subjective and has led to inconsistencies in quality control. A new proposed method to improve this procedure involves image-processing technique, which will eliminate operator dependencies. A fuzzy reasoning approach is then used to quantify the results generated from image processing which replaces the human decision process. This fusion of these techniques results in a more automated systematic approach to anchorage measurement. Experimental studies confirm that this novel approach leads to a more robust and improved quality control system for the medical packaging company.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
PublisherIEEE
Pages3810-3815
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2003
Event2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics - Washington D.C., USA.
Duration: 1 Oct 2003 → …

Conference

Conference2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics
Period1/10/03 → …

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