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2011
IEEE
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Motion Segmentation by Learning Homography Matrices from Motor Signals
—Motion information is an important cue for a robot to separate foreground moving objects from the static background world. Based on the observation that the motion of the backgr...
Changhai Xu, Jingen Liu, Benjamin Kuipers
CRV
2011
IEEE
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Optimal Alignment of 3D Data for Spatial Discretization
—We present an algorithm that finds the rotation which best aligns a given configuration of directions on an unsorted set of directions. Using a cost function that we derive in...
Benjamin Huhle, Timo Schairer, Andreas Schilling, ...
CRV
2011
IEEE
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Wavelet Model-based Stereo for Fast, Robust Face Reconstruction
—When reconstructing a specific type or class of object using stereo, we can leverage prior knowledge of the shape of that type of object. A popular class of object to reconstru...
Alan Brunton, Jochen Lang, Eric Dubois, Chang Shu
CRV
2011
IEEE
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Feature Tracking Evaluation for Pose Estimation in Underwater Environments
—In this paper we present the computer vision component of a 6DOF pose estimation algorithm to be used by an underwater robot. Our goal is to evaluate which feature trackers enab...
Florian Shkurti, Ioannis M. Rekleitis, Gregory Dud...
CRV
2011
IEEE
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Conformative Filter: A Probabilistic Framework for Localization in Reduced Space
— Algorithmic problem reduction is a fundamental approach to problem solving in many fields, including robotics. To solve a problem using this scheme, we must reduce the problem...
Chatavut Viriyasuthee, Gregory Dudek
CRV
2011
IEEE
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Combining Multi-robot Exploration and Rendezvous
—We consider the problem of exploring an unknown environment with a pair of mobile robots. The goal is to make the robots meet (or rendezvous) in minimum time such that there is ...
Malika Meghjani, Gregory Dudek
CRV
2011
IEEE
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Object Detection Using Principal Contour Fragments
Abstract—Contour features play an important role in object recognition. Psychological experiments have shown that maximum-curvature points are most distinctive along a contour [6...
Changhai Xu, Benjamin Kuipers
CRV
2011
IEEE
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Online Visual Vocabularies
Abstract—The idea of an online visual vocabulary is proposed. In contrast to the accepted strategy of generating vocabularies offline, using the k-means clustering over all the ...
Yogesh A. Girdhar, Gregory Dudek
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