B. Xue, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, J. Wu, Z. Liu, and Q. Wang, “Validation and mathematical model of workspace measuring and positioning system as an integrated metrology system for improving industrial robot positioning,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 228, 422–440 (2013).

T. Q. Su, S. S. Wang, R. E. Parks, P. Su, and J. H. Burge, “Measuring rough optical surfaces using scanning long-wave optical test system. 1. Principle and implementation,” Appl. Opt. 52, 7117–7126 (2013).

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M. L. Dai, L. J. Chen, F. J. Yang, and X. Y. He, “Calibration of revolution axis for 360 deg surface measurement,” Appl. Opt. 52, 5440–5448 (2013).

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Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

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Z. Wang, L. Mastrogiacomo, F. Franceschini, and P. Maropoulos, “Experimental comparison of dynamic tracking performance of iGPS and laser tracker,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 56, 205–213 (2011).

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, O. Martin, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Estimation of uncertainty in three-dimensional coordinate measurement by comparison with calibrated points,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 025106 (2010).

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L. H. Yang, X. Y. Yang, J. G. Zhu, M. Q. Duan, and D. B. Lao, “Novel method for spatial angle measurement based on rotating planar laser beams,” Chin. J. Mech. Eng. 23, 758–764 (2010).

[CrossRef]

G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

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D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

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L. H. Yang, X. Y. Yang, J. G. Zhu, M. Q. Duan, and D. B. Lao, “Novel method for spatial angle measurement based on rotating planar laser beams,” Chin. J. Mech. Eng. 23, 758–764 (2010).

[CrossRef]

D. W. Eggert, A. Lorusso, and R. B. Fisher, “Estimating 3-D rigid body transformations: a comparison of four major algorithms,” Mach. Vis. Appl. 9, 272–290 (1997).

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D. W. Eggert, A. Lorusso, and R. B. Fisher, “Estimating 3-D rigid body transformations: a comparison of four major algorithms,” Mach. Vis. Appl. 9, 272–290 (1997).

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G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

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Z. Wang, L. Mastrogiacomo, F. Franceschini, and P. Maropoulos, “Experimental comparison of dynamic tracking performance of iGPS and laser tracker,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 56, 205–213 (2011).

D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

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F. P. Zhu, H. J. Shi, P. X. Bai, D. Lei, and X. Y. He, “Nonlinear calibration for generalized fringe projection profilometry under large measuring depth range,” Appl. Opt. 52, 7718–7723 (2013).

[CrossRef]

M. L. Dai, L. J. Chen, F. J. Yang, and X. Y. He, “Calibration of revolution axis for 360 deg surface measurement,” Appl. Opt. 52, 5440–5448 (2013).

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G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

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J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, O. Martin, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Estimation of uncertainty in three-dimensional coordinate measurement by comparison with calibrated points,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 025106 (2010).

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D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Verification of the indoor GPS system by comparison with points calibrated using a network of laser tracker measurements,” in Proceedings of the 6th CIRP-Sponsored International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology (Springer, 2010), pp. 607–619.

Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, P. Maropoulos, G. Owen, and T. Mileham, “Experimental deployment of the indoor gps large volume metrology system in a large scale production facility,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Chalkidiki, Greece, 2008.

L. H. Yang, X. Y. Yang, J. G. Zhu, M. Q. Duan, and D. B. Lao, “Novel method for spatial angle measurement based on rotating planar laser beams,” Chin. J. Mech. Eng. 23, 758–764 (2010).

[CrossRef]

C. L. Lawson and R. J. Hanson, Solving Least Squares Problems (SIAM, 1974), Vol. 161.

Z. Wang, M. Liang, and P. G. Maropoulos, “High accuracy mobile robot positioning using external large volume metrology instruments,” Int. J. Comp. Integrated Manuf. 24, 37–41 (2011).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

B. Xue, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, J. Wu, Z. Liu, and Q. Wang, “Validation and mathematical model of workspace measuring and positioning system as an integrated metrology system for improving industrial robot positioning,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 228, 422–440 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

D. W. Eggert, A. Lorusso, and R. B. Fisher, “Estimating 3-D rigid body transformations: a comparison of four major algorithms,” Mach. Vis. Appl. 9, 272–290 (1997).

[CrossRef]

D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

Z. Wang, L. Mastrogiacomo, F. Franceschini, and P. Maropoulos, “Experimental comparison of dynamic tracking performance of iGPS and laser tracker,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 56, 205–213 (2011).

Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, P. Maropoulos, G. Owen, and T. Mileham, “Experimental deployment of the indoor gps large volume metrology system in a large scale production facility,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Chalkidiki, Greece, 2008.

Z. Wang, M. Liang, and P. G. Maropoulos, “High accuracy mobile robot positioning using external large volume metrology instruments,” Int. J. Comp. Integrated Manuf. 24, 37–41 (2011).

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, O. Martin, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Estimation of uncertainty in three-dimensional coordinate measurement by comparison with calibrated points,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 025106 (2010).

[CrossRef]

G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

[CrossRef]

D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

D. F. Zhang, S. Rolt, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Modelling and optimization of novel laser multilateration schemes for high-precision applications,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 16, 2541–2547 (2005).

[CrossRef]

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Verification of the indoor GPS system by comparison with points calibrated using a network of laser tracker measurements,” in Proceedings of the 6th CIRP-Sponsored International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology (Springer, 2010), pp. 607–619.

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, O. Martin, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Estimation of uncertainty in three-dimensional coordinate measurement by comparison with calibrated points,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 025106 (2010).

[CrossRef]

Z. Wang, L. Mastrogiacomo, F. Franceschini, and P. Maropoulos, “Experimental comparison of dynamic tracking performance of iGPS and laser tracker,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 56, 205–213 (2011).

D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

A. B. Mileham, “Study of the uncertainty of angle measurement for a rotary-laser automatic theodolite (R-LAT),” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 217–229 (2009).

D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, P. Maropoulos, G. Owen, and T. Mileham, “Experimental deployment of the indoor gps large volume metrology system in a large scale production facility,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Chalkidiki, Greece, 2008.

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, O. Martin, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Estimation of uncertainty in three-dimensional coordinate measurement by comparison with calibrated points,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 025106 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Verification of the indoor GPS system by comparison with points calibrated using a network of laser tracker measurements,” in Proceedings of the 6th CIRP-Sponsored International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology (Springer, 2010), pp. 607–619.

G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

[CrossRef]

Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, P. Maropoulos, G. Owen, and T. Mileham, “Experimental deployment of the indoor gps large volume metrology system in a large scale production facility,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Chalkidiki, Greece, 2008.

D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

[CrossRef]

S. J. Ahn, W. Rauh, and H.-J. Warnecke, “Least-squares orthogonal distances fitting of circle, sphere, ellipse, hyperbola, and parabola,” Pattern Recogn. 34, 2283–2303 (2001).

[CrossRef]

G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

[CrossRef]

D. F. Zhang, S. Rolt, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Modelling and optimization of novel laser multilateration schemes for high-precision applications,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 16, 2541–2547 (2005).

[CrossRef]

B. Xue, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, J. Wu, Z. Liu, and Q. Wang, “Validation and mathematical model of workspace measuring and positioning system as an integrated metrology system for improving industrial robot positioning,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 228, 422–440 (2013).

Z. Wang, M. Liang, and P. G. Maropoulos, “High accuracy mobile robot positioning using external large volume metrology instruments,” Int. J. Comp. Integrated Manuf. 24, 37–41 (2011).

Z. Wang, L. Mastrogiacomo, F. Franceschini, and P. Maropoulos, “Experimental comparison of dynamic tracking performance of iGPS and laser tracker,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 56, 205–213 (2011).

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, O. Martin, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Estimation of uncertainty in three-dimensional coordinate measurement by comparison with calibrated points,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 025106 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Verification of the indoor GPS system by comparison with points calibrated using a network of laser tracker measurements,” in Proceedings of the 6th CIRP-Sponsored International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology (Springer, 2010), pp. 607–619.

Z. Wang, J. Jamshidi, P. Maropoulos, G. Owen, and T. Mileham, “Experimental deployment of the indoor gps large volume metrology system in a large scale production facility,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Chalkidiki, Greece, 2008.

S. J. Ahn, W. Rauh, and H.-J. Warnecke, “Least-squares orthogonal distances fitting of circle, sphere, ellipse, hyperbola, and parabola,” Pattern Recogn. 34, 2283–2303 (2001).

[CrossRef]

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

B. Xue, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, J. Wu, Z. Liu, and Q. Wang, “Validation and mathematical model of workspace measuring and positioning system as an integrated metrology system for improving industrial robot positioning,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 228, 422–440 (2013).

Z. Xiong, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, X. Yang, and S. Ye, “Workspace measuring and positioning system based on rotating laser planes,” Mechanics 18, 94–98 (2012).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

B. Xue, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, J. Wu, Z. Liu, and Q. Wang, “Validation and mathematical model of workspace measuring and positioning system as an integrated metrology system for improving industrial robot positioning,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 228, 422–440 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

L. H. Yang, X. Y. Yang, J. G. Zhu, M. Q. Duan, and D. B. Lao, “Novel method for spatial angle measurement based on rotating planar laser beams,” Chin. J. Mech. Eng. 23, 758–764 (2010).

[CrossRef]

Z. Xiong, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, X. Yang, and S. Ye, “Workspace measuring and positioning system based on rotating laser planes,” Mechanics 18, 94–98 (2012).

L. H. Yang, X. Y. Yang, J. G. Zhu, M. Q. Duan, and D. B. Lao, “Novel method for spatial angle measurement based on rotating planar laser beams,” Chin. J. Mech. Eng. 23, 758–764 (2010).

[CrossRef]

Z. Xiong, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, X. Yang, and S. Ye, “Workspace measuring and positioning system based on rotating laser planes,” Mechanics 18, 94–98 (2012).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

D. F. Zhang, S. Rolt, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Modelling and optimization of novel laser multilateration schemes for high-precision applications,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 16, 2541–2547 (2005).

[CrossRef]

B. Xue, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, J. Wu, Z. Liu, and Q. Wang, “Validation and mathematical model of workspace measuring and positioning system as an integrated metrology system for improving industrial robot positioning,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 228, 422–440 (2013).

Z. Xiong, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, X. Yang, and S. Ye, “Workspace measuring and positioning system based on rotating laser planes,” Mechanics 18, 94–98 (2012).

B. Xue, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, J. Wu, Z. Liu, and Q. Wang, “Validation and mathematical model of workspace measuring and positioning system as an integrated metrology system for improving industrial robot positioning,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 228, 422–440 (2013).

Z. Xiong, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, X. Yang, and S. Ye, “Workspace measuring and positioning system based on rotating laser planes,” Mechanics 18, 94–98 (2012).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

L. H. Yang, X. Y. Yang, J. G. Zhu, M. Q. Duan, and D. B. Lao, “Novel method for spatial angle measurement based on rotating planar laser beams,” Chin. J. Mech. Eng. 23, 758–764 (2010).

[CrossRef]

G. N. Peggs, P. G. Maropoulos, E. B. Hughes, A. B. Forbes, S. Robson, M. Ziebart, and B. Muralikrishnan, “Recent developments in large-scale dimensional metrology,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., B J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 571–595 (2009).

[CrossRef]

T. Q. Su, S. S. Wang, R. E. Parks, P. Su, and J. H. Burge, “Measuring rough optical surfaces using scanning long-wave optical test system. 1. Principle and implementation,” Appl. Opt. 52, 7117–7126 (2013).

[CrossRef]

L. Huang, Q. C. Zhang, and A. Asundi, “Flexible camera calibration using not-measured imperfect target,” Appl. Opt. 52, 6278–6286 (2013).

[CrossRef]

F. P. Zhu, H. J. Shi, P. X. Bai, D. Lei, and X. Y. He, “Nonlinear calibration for generalized fringe projection profilometry under large measuring depth range,” Appl. Opt. 52, 7718–7723 (2013).

[CrossRef]

M. L. Dai, L. J. Chen, F. J. Yang, and X. Y. He, “Calibration of revolution axis for 360 deg surface measurement,” Appl. Opt. 52, 5440–5448 (2013).

[CrossRef]

W. Song, X. Hou, F. Wu, and Y. Wan, “Simple and rapid data-reduction method with pixel-level spatial frequency of shift-rotation method,” Appl. Opt. 52, 5974–5978 (2013).

[CrossRef]

L. H. Yang, X. Y. Yang, J. G. Zhu, M. Q. Duan, and D. B. Lao, “Novel method for spatial angle measurement based on rotating planar laser beams,” Chin. J. Mech. Eng. 23, 758–764 (2010).

[CrossRef]

Z. Wang, L. Mastrogiacomo, F. Franceschini, and P. Maropoulos, “Experimental comparison of dynamic tracking performance of iGPS and laser tracker,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 56, 205–213 (2011).

Z. Wang, M. Liang, and P. G. Maropoulos, “High accuracy mobile robot positioning using external large volume metrology instruments,” Int. J. Comp. Integrated Manuf. 24, 37–41 (2011).

D. W. Eggert, A. Lorusso, and R. B. Fisher, “Estimating 3-D rigid body transformations: a comparison of four major algorithms,” Mach. Vis. Appl. 9, 272–290 (1997).

[CrossRef]

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, H. Q. Liu, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “A single-station multi-tasking 3D coordinate measurement method for large-scale metrology based on rotary-laser scanning,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 105004 (2013).

D. F. Zhang, S. Rolt, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Modelling and optimization of novel laser multilateration schemes for high-precision applications,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 16, 2541–2547 (2005).

[CrossRef]

J. E. Muelaner, Z. Wang, O. Martin, J. Jamshidi, and P. G. Maropoulos, “Estimation of uncertainty in three-dimensional coordinate measurement by comparison with calibrated points,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 025106 (2010).

[CrossRef]

Z. Xiong, J. Zhu, Z. Zhao, X. Yang, and S. Ye, “Workspace measuring and positioning system based on rotating laser planes,” Mechanics 18, 94–98 (2012).

Z. X. Liu, J. G. Zhu, L. H. Yang, S. H. Ye, J. Wu, and B. Xue, “Real-time position and orientation measurement with occlusion handling for distributed optical large-scale metrology systems,” Opt. Eng. 52, 114101 (2013).

S. J. Ahn, W. Rauh, and H.-J. Warnecke, “Least-squares orthogonal distances fitting of circle, sphere, ellipse, hyperbola, and parabola,” Pattern Recogn. 34, 2283–2303 (2001).

[CrossRef]

D. A. Maisano, J. Jamshidi, F. Franceschini, P. G. Maropoulos, L. Mastrogiacomo, A. R. Mileham, and G. W. Owen, “A comparison of two distributed large-volume measurement systems: the mobile spatial co-ordinate measuring system and the indoor global positioning system,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part B: J. Eng. Manuf. 223, 511–521 (2008).

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