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- Lee, S.M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Computers and electronics in agriculture 2003 v.41 no.1-3 pp. 121
- hardwood; lumber; surface roughness; sawing; optimization; wood defects; detection; lasers; video cameras; scanners; methodology
- ... The initial breakdown of hardwood logs into lumber produces boards with rough surfaces. These boards contain wane (missing wood that emanates from the log exterior, often containing residual bark) that is removed by edge and trim cuts prior to sale. Because hardwood lumber value is determined based on board size and quality, knowledge of wane position and defects is essential for selecting cuts th ...