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ICCV
2011
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Image Based Detection of Geometric Changes in Urban Environments
In this paper, we propose an efficient technique to detect changes in the geometry of an urban environment using some images observing its current state. The proposed method can ...
Aparna Taneja, Luca Ballan, Marc Pollefeys
PERCOM
2011
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
Pervasive urban crowdsourcing: Visions and challenges
—Pervasive computing technologies can enable very flexible situated collaboration patterns among citizens and, via crowdsourcing, can promote a participatory way of contributing ...
Franco Zambonelli
CGF
2000
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9 years 10 months ago
Modelling Virtual Cities Dedicated to Behavioural Animation
In order to populate virtual cities, it is necessary to specify the behaviour of dynamic entities such as pedestrians or car drivers. Since a complete mental model based on vision...
Gwenola Thomas, Stéphane Donikian
CVIU
2008
229views more  CVIU 2008»
9 years 10 months ago
Estimating pedestrian counts in groups
The goal of this work is to provide a system which can aid in monitoring crowded urban environments, which often contain tight groups of people. In this paper, we consider the pro...
Prahlad Kilambi, Evan Ribnick, Ajay J. Joshi, Osam...
CORR
2010
Springer
175views Education» more  CORR 2010»
9 years 10 months ago
The Dynamics of Vehicular Networks in Urban Environments
Vehicular Ad hoc NETworks (VANETs) have emerged as a platform to support intelligent inter-vehicle communication and improve traffic safety and performance. The road-constrained a...
Nicholas Loulloudes, George Pallis, Marios D. Dika...
RSS
2007
192views Robotics» more  RSS 2007»
9 years 11 months ago
Map-Based Precision Vehicle Localization in Urban Environments
Abstract— Many urban navigation applications (e.g., autonomous navigation, driver assistance systems) can benefit greatly from localization with centimeter accuracy. Yet such ac...
Jesse Levinson, Michael Montemerlo, Sebastian Thru...
CSCW
2008
ACM
10 years 5 days ago
Understanding collective play in an urban screen game
In recent years there has been a growing interest in urban screen applications. While there have been several deployments of these technologies in our urban environments, surprisi...
Kenton O'Hara, Maxine Glancy, Simon Robertshaw
ANTSW
2008
Springer
10 years 11 days ago
A Simulation Study of Routing Performance in Realistic Urban Scenarios for MANETs
Abstract. We study through simulation the performance of two MANET routing algorithms in a realistic urban environment. The two algorithms, AODV and AntHocNet, are representative o...
Gianni Di Caro, Frederick Ducatelle, Luca Maria Ga...
ICRA
2003
IEEE
156views Robotics» more  ICRA 2003»
10 years 3 months ago
TopBot: automated network topology detection with a mobile robot
Abstract— We have demonstrated that a properlyequipped mobile robot can easily construct a detailed map of the wireless coverage of an urban environment. The Autonomous Vehicle f...
Paul Blaer, Peter K. Allen
IROS
2008
IEEE
164views Robotics» more  IROS 2008»
10 years 4 months ago
Detecting obstacles and drop-offs using stereo and motion cues for safe local motion
— A mobile robot operating in an urban environment has to navigate around obstacles and hazards. Though a significant amount of work has been done on detecting obstacles, not mu...
Aniket Murarka, Mohan Sridharan, Benjamin Kuipers
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