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Edge recognition software

From: Dan Riss <Dan_Riss>
Date: Wednesday, December 31, 1997
Paul Storch <paul.storch [at] mnhs__org> writes

>I just had an inquiry from a microanalyst at our state's Bureau of
>Criminal Apprehension (Minnesota's FBI crime labs) who asked me if I
>knew of a computer program that automatically does edge matching of
>fragments of glass and/or ceramics.  They are trying to fit hundreds
>of pieces of glass ...

I have read that the conservators who were reassembling the Dead Sea
Scrolls had developed edge matching software to aid their task,
which is exactly the same for ceramic reassembly.

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