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2010
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An Active Vision System for Detecting, Fixating and Manipulating Objects in the Real World
The ability to autonomously acquire new knowledge through interaction with the environment is an important research topic in the field of robotics. The knowledge can only be acqui...
Babak Rasolzadeh, Mårten Björkman, Kai ...
IJRR
2010
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Visual Tracking via Particle Filtering on the Affine Group
We propose a particle filtering-based visual tracker, in which the affine group is treated as the state. We first develop a general particle filtering algorithm that explicitly tak...
Junghyun Kwon, Frank C. Park
IJRR
2010
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Vision-guided Robot System for Picking Objects by Casting Shadows
We present a complete vision guided robot system for model based 3D pose estimation and picking of singulated 3D objects. Our system employs a novel vision sensor consisting of a ...
Amit Agrawal, Yu Sun, John Barnwell, Ramesh Raskar
IJRR
2010
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Modeling and Calibration of Inertial and Vision Sensors
This paper is concerned with the problem of estimating the relative translation and orientation of an inertial measurement unit and a camera, which are rigidly connected. The key ...
Jeroen D. Hol, Thomas B. Schön, Fredrik Gusta...
IJRR
2010
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Multi-modal Semantic Place Classification
The ability to represent knowledge about space and its position therein is crucial for a mobile robot. To this end, topological and semantic descriptions are gaining popularity fo...
Andrzej Pronobis, Óscar Martínez Moz...
IJRR
2010
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Real-time Quadrifocal Visual Odometry
Abstract-This paper describes a new image-based approach to tracking the 6 degrees of freedom trajectory of a stereo camera pair. The proposed technique estimates the pose and subs...
Andrew I. Comport, Ezio Malis, Patrick Rives
IJRR
2010
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Extracting Object Contours with the Sweep of a Robotic Whisker Using Torque Information
Several recent studies have investigated the problem of object feature extraction with artificial whiskers. Many of these studies have used an approach in which the whisker is rot...
Joseph H. Solomon, Mitra J. Z. Hartmann
IJRR
2010
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A High-rate, Heterogeneous Data Set From The DARPA Urban Challenge
This paper describes a data set collected by MIT's autonomous vehicle Talos during the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. Data from a high precision navigation system, 5 cameras, 12 ...
Albert S. Huang, Matthew E. Antone, Edwin Olson, L...
IJRR
2010
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Object Detection and Tracking for Autonomous Navigation in Dynamic Environments
Abstract We address the problem of vision-based navigation in busy inner-city locations, using a stereo rig mounted on a mobile platform. In this scenario semantic information beco...
Andreas Ess, Konrad Schindler, Bastian Leibe, Luc ...
IJRR
2010
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On the Design and Use of a Micro Air Vehicle to Track and Avoid Adversaries
The MAV '08 competition focused on the problem of using air and ground vehicles to locate and rescue hostages being held in a remote building. To execute this mission, a numbe...
Ruijie He, Abraham Bachrach, Michael Achtelik, Alb...
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