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Journal of Textiles
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 738504, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/738504
Research Article

Defect Detection Techniques for Airbag Production Sewing Stages

1Industrial Machinery and Equipment Department, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, B-dul Victoriei 10, 550024 Sibiu, Romania
2Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, B-dul Victoriei 10, 550024 Sibiu, Romania

Received 25 November 2013; Accepted 17 January 2014; Published 25 February 2014

Academic Editor: Nabil Ibrahim

Copyright © 2014 Raluca Brad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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