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ICRA
2010
IEEE
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8 years 12 months ago
FLIRT - Interest regions for 2D range data
— Local image features are used for a wide range of applications in computer vision and range imaging. While there is a great variety of detector-descriptor combinations for imag...
Gian Diego Tipaldi, Kai Oliver Arras
AGENTS
1997
Springer
9 years 5 months ago
Integrating Range and Object Data for Robot Navigation
Most sensors used for robot navigation fall into one of two broad categories: range sensors that give approximate distances to obstacles, and object-based sensors that detect and ...
David Franklin, R. James Firby
ICRA
2000
IEEE
104views Robotics» more  ICRA 2000»
9 years 5 months ago
Social Potentials for Scalable Multi-Robot Formations
Potential function approaches to robot navigation provide an elegant paradigm for expressing multiple constraints and goals in mobile robot navigation problems 9]. As an example, ...
Tucker R. Balch, Maria Hybinette
ICRA
2002
IEEE
183views Robotics» more  ICRA 2002»
9 years 6 months ago
Mobile Robot Localization Based on Random Closed Set Model Maps
In this paper we present a novel approach to mobile robot navigation in natural unstructured environments. Natural scenes can be considered as random fields where a large number ...
Stefan Rolfes, Maria-João Rendas
ICRA
2003
IEEE
129views Robotics» more  ICRA 2003»
9 years 6 months ago
Optimal navigation and object finding without geometric maps or localization
In this paper we present a dynamic data structure, useful for robot navigation in an unknown, simplyconnected planar environment. The guiding philosophy in this work is to avoid t...
Benjamín Tovar, Steven M. LaValle, Rafael M...
WAPCV
2004
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
A Visual Attention-Based Approach for Automatic Landmark Selection and Recognition
Visual attention refers to the ability of a vision system to rapidly detect visually salient locations in a given scene. On the other hand, the selection of robust visual landmarks...
Nabil Ouerhani, Heinz Hügli, Gabriel Gruener,...
IBPRIA
2007
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Summarizing Image/Surface Registration for 6DOF Robot/Camera Pose Estimation
Abstract. In recent years, 6 Degrees Of Freedom (DOF) Pose Estimation and 3D Mapping is becoming more important not only in the robotics community for applications such as robot na...
Elisabet Batlle, Carles Matabosch, Joaquim Salvi
IROS
2007
IEEE
150views Robotics» more  IROS 2007»
9 years 7 months ago
Long-Term learning using multiple models for outdoor autonomous robot navigation
Abstract—Autonomous robot navigation in unstructured outdoor environments is a challenging area of active research. The navigation task requires identifying safe, traversable pat...
Michael J. Procopio, Jane Mulligan, Gregory Z. Gru...
ICRA
2009
IEEE
112views Robotics» more  ICRA 2009»
9 years 8 months ago
Navigating by stigmergy: A realization on an RFID floor for minimalistic robots
Abstract— Stigmergy is a mechanism that allows the coordination of actions within the same agent or across different agents by means of traces left in the environment. We propose...
Robert Johansson, Alessandro Saffiotti
ICPR
2000
IEEE
10 years 2 months ago
Online Distance Recovery for a Sewer Inspection Robot
An algorithm for online distance computation based on images taken in a sewer by a robot-inspector is presented. Modern concrete sewers are made of standard cylindrical pipes sepa...
Marina Kolesnik, Gregory Baratoff
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