Year of Publication
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)
Dr. Laurence G. Hassebrook
As a critical step after the discovery of material culture in the field, archaeologists have a need to document these findings with a slew of different physical measurements and photographs from varying perspectives. 3-D imaging is becoming increasingly popular as the primary documenting method to replace the plethora of tests and measurements, but for remote areas 3-D becomes more cumbersome due to physical and environmental constraints. The difficulty of using a 3-D imaging system in such environments is drastically lessened while using the RAHAS technique, since it acquires scans untethered to a computer. The goal of this thesis is to present the RAHAS Structured Light Illumination technique for 3-D image acquisition, and the performance of the RAHAS technique as a measurement tool for documentation of material culture on a field trip to the Rio Platano Biosphere in Honduras.
Crane, Eli Ross, "Rotate and Hold and Scan (RAHAS): Structured Light Illumination for Use in Remote Areas" (2011). University of Kentucky Master's Theses. 119.