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2008
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Large-Scale SLAM Building Conditionally Independent Local Maps: Application to Monocular Vision
SLAM algorithms based on local maps have been demonstrated to be well suited for mapping large environments as they reduce the computational cost and improve the consistency of the...
Pedro Pinies, Juan D. Tardós
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2008
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Mapping a Suburb With a Single Camera Using a Biologically Inspired SLAM System
This paper describes a biologically inspired approach to vision-only simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) on ground-based platforms. The core SLAM system, dubbed RatSLAM, i...
Michael Milford, Gordon Wyeth
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2008
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Large-Scale 6-DOF SLAM With Stereo-in-Hand
In this paper, we describe a system that can carry4 out simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) in large in-5 door and outdoor environments using a stereo pair moving with 66 ...
Lina María Paz, Pedro Pinies, Juan D. Tard&...
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2008
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Discovering Higher Level Structure in Visual SLAM
We describe a novel method for discovering and incorporating higher level map structure in a real-time visual SLAM system. Previous approaches use sparse maps, populated by isolate...
Andrew P. Gee, Denis Chekhlov, Andrew Calway, Walt...
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2008
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A Relational Positioning Methodology for Robot Task Specification and Execution
Abstract--This paper presents a relational positioning methodology that allows to restrict totally or partially the movements of an object by specifying its allowed positions in te...
Adolfo Rodriguez, Luis Basañez, Enric Celay...
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2008
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On Discrete-Time Pursuit-Evasion Games With Sensing Limitations
We address discrete-time pursuit-evasion games in the plane where every player has identical sensing and motion ranges restricted to closed discs of given sensing and stepping rad...
Shaunak Dattaprasad Bopardikar, Francesco Bullo, J...
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2008
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Convergence-Preserving Switching for Topology-Dependent Decentralized Systems
Abstract-- Stability analysis of decentralized control mechanisms for networked, coordinating systems has generally focused on specific controller implementations, such as nearest ...
Brian Shucker, Todd D. Murphey, John K. Bennett
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2008
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Distributed Connectivity Control of Mobile Networks
Control of mobile networks raises fundamental and novel problems in controlling the structure of the resulting dynamic graphs. In particular, in applications involving mobile senso...
Michael M. Zavlanos, George J. Pappas
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2008
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Snake Robot Obstacle-Aided Locomotion: Modeling, Simulations, and Experiments
Snakes utilize irregularities in the terrain, such as rocks and vegetation, for faster and more efficient locomotion. This motivates the development of snake robots that actively u...
Aksel Andreas Transeth, Remco I. Leine, Christoph ...
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2008
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Inverse Depth Parametrization for Monocular SLAM
Recent work has shown that the probabilistic SLAM approach of explicit uncertainty propagation can succeed in permitting repeatable 3D real-time localization and mapping even in th...
Javier Civera, Andrew J. Davison, J. M. M. Montiel
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