Texture Based Quality Assessment of 3D Prints for Different Lighting Conditions

  • Jarosław Fastowicz
  • Krzysztof Okarma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9972)


In the paper the method of “blind” quality assessment of 3D prints based on texture analysis using the GLCM and chosen Haralick features is discussed. As the proposed approach has been verified using the images obtained by scanning the 3D printed plates, some dependencies related to the transparency of filaments may be noticed. Furthermore, considering the influence of lighting conditions, some other experiments have been made using the images acquired by a camera mounted on a 3D printer. Due to the influence of lighting conditions on the obtained images in comparison to the results of scanning, some modifications of the method have also been proposed leading to promising results allowing further extensions of our approach to no-reference quality assessment of 3D prints. Achieved results confirm the usefulness of the proposed approach for live monitoring of the progress of 3D printing process and the quality of 3D prints.


3D prints Image analysis GLCM Image quality assessment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Signal Processing and Multimedia Engineering, Faculty of Electrical EngineeringWest Pomeranian University of Technology, SzczecinSzczecinPoland

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