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    Author(s): John C. Hermanson; David Dostal; Joseph C. DestreeAlex C. Wiedenhoeft
    Date: 2019
    Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0367
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    This Research Note describes the rationale for and design of a XyloScope, a digital imaging system for viewing and recording macroscopic images of wood for a XyloTron machine-vision wood identification system, and provides a bill of materials and the associated technical drawings of its components.

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    Hermanson, John C.; Dostal, David; Destree, Joseph C.; Wiedenhoeft, Alex C. 2019. The XyloScope—A field-deployable macroscopic digital imaging device for wood. Research Note FPL-RN-0367. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 18 p.


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    XyloTron, wood identification, machine vision, XyloScope

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