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Augmented Lagrangian Digital Volume Correlation (ALDVC)

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Adaptive Lagrangian Digital Volume Correlation - volumetric displacement and strain measurement based on a hybrid local-global approach

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Augmented Lagrangian Digital Volume Correlation (ALDVC): volumetric displacement and strain measurement based on a hybrid local-global approach. ALDVC is a fast, parallel-computing hybrid DVC algorithm, which combines advantages of local subset method (fast computation speed, and parallel computing) and finite-element-based global method (guarantee global kinematic compatibility and decrease noise).

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For full details, and to use this code, please cite our paper:
Yang, J., Hazlett, L., Landauer, A., Franck, C. Augmented Lagrangian Digital Volume Correlation. Experimental Mechanics, 2020 (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11340-020-00607-3).

Or request full text at:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/343676441_Augmented_Lagrangian_Digital_Volume_Correlation_ALDVC

Code manual is available at:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/343676916_Augmented_Lagrangian_Digital_Volume_Correlation_ALDVC_Code_Manual

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Advantages of ALDVC algorithm
[1] It’s a fast algorithm using distributed parallel computing.
[2] Global kinematic compatibility is added as a global constraint in the form of augmented Lagrangian, and solved using Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers scheme.
[3] Both displacement fields and affine deformation gradients are correlated at the same time.
[4] No need of much manual experience about choosing displacement smoothing filters.
[5] Being able to compute image sequence with multiple image frames, which is especially quite useful for measuring very large deformations.

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% The "x,y,z" or "1-,2-,3-" coordinates in the ALDVC code always correspond to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd indices of Matlab workspace variable. For example, p_meas(:,1) and p_meas(:,2) are the x- & y-coordinates of scattered points.
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Contact and support
I appreciate your comments and ratings to help me keep improving this code! Please feel free to follow this code, then you will be notified with all the important updates/corrections in the future.

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References
[1] regularizeNd. https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/61436-regularizend
[2] https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/24049-streamcolor

Cite As

Jin Yang (2021). Augmented Lagrangian Digital Volume Correlation (ALDVC) (https://github.com/FranckLab/ALDVC), GitHub. Retrieved .

Yang, J., Hazlett, L., Landauer, A., Franck, C. Augmented Lagrangian Digital Volume Correlation. Experimental Mechanics, 2020 (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11340-020-00607-3).

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018a
Compatible with R2018a and later releases
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