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ICRA
2010
IEEE
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10 years 2 months ago
On optimal AUV track-spacing for underwater mine detection
— This work addresses the task of designing the optimal survey route that an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) should take in mine countermeasures (MCM) operations. It is assum...
David P. Williams
AROBOTS
2010
172views more  AROBOTS 2010»
10 years 4 months ago
CPG-based control of a turtle-like underwater vehicle
We present a new bio-inspired control strategy for an autonomous underwater vehicle by constructing coupled nonlinear oscillators, similar to the animal central pattern generators ...
Keehong Seo, Soon Jo Chung, Jean-Jacques E. Slotin...
IBPRIA
2003
Springer
10 years 9 months ago
Underwater Cable Tracking by Visual Feedback
Nowadays, the surveillance and inspection of underwater installations, such as power and telecommunication cables and pipelines, is carried out by trained operators who, from the s...
Javier Antich, Alberto Ortiz
ICRA
2006
IEEE
139views Robotics» more  ICRA 2006»
10 years 10 months ago
Towards Particle Filter SLAM with Three Dimensional Evidence Grids in a Flooded Subterranean Environment
Abstract— This paper describes the application of a RaoBlackwellized Particle Filter to the problem of simultaneous localization and mapping onboard a hovering autonomous underwa...
Nathaniel Fairfield, George Kantor, David Wettergr...
IBPRIA
2007
Springer
10 years 10 months ago
Line Extraction from Mechanically Scanned Imaging Sonar
Abstract. The extraction of reliable features is a key issue for autonomous underwater vehicle navigation. Imaging sonars can produce acoustic images of the surroundings of the veh...
David Ribas, Pere Ridao, José Neira, Juan D...
FSR
2007
Springer
164views Robotics» more  FSR 2007»
10 years 10 months ago
Experiments in Navigation and Mapping with a Hovering AUV
This paper describes the basic control, navigation, and mapping methods and experiments a hovering autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) designed to explore flooded cenotes in Mexi...
George Kantor, Nathaniel Fairfield, Dominic Jonak,...
ICRA
2007
IEEE
209views Robotics» more  ICRA 2007»
10 years 10 months ago
Autonomous Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Towing a Vector Sensor Array
— This paper is about the autonomous control of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), and the particular considerations required to allow proper control while towing a 100-mete...
Michael R. Benjamin, David Battle, Donald P. Eicks...
IROS
2008
IEEE
126views Robotics» more  IROS 2008»
10 years 10 months ago
Visual SLAM for 3D large-scale seabed acquisition employing underwater vehicles
— This paper presents a novel technique to align partial 3D reconstructions of the seabed acquired by a stereo camera mounted on an autonomous underwater vehicle. Vehicle localiz...
Joaquim Salvi, Yvan R. Petillot, Elisabet Batlle
ICRA
2008
IEEE
166views Robotics» more  ICRA 2008»
10 years 10 months ago
Vision-based docking using an autonomous surface vehicle
This paper describes the development and experimental evaluation of a novel vision-based Autonomous Surface Vehicle with the purpose of performing coordinated docking manoeuvres w...
Matthew Dunbabin, Brenton Lang, Brett Wood
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