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A near-infrared optoelectronic approach to detection of road conditions

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A near-infrared optoelectronic approach to detection of road conditions. / Colace, L.; Santoni, F.; Assanto, G.

In: Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 51, No. 5, 05.2013, p. 633-636.

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Colace, L, Santoni, F & Assanto, G 2013, 'A near-infrared optoelectronic approach to detection of road conditions', Optics and Lasers in Engineering, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 633-636. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optlaseng.2013.01.003

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Colace, L. ; Santoni, F. ; Assanto, G. / A near-infrared optoelectronic approach to detection of road conditions. In: Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 2013 ; Vol. 51, No. 5. pp. 633-636.

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