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Robust curb and ramp detection for safe parking using the Canesta TOF camera

Orazio Gallo, Roberto Manduchi, Abbas Rafii
2008 2008 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops  
Range sensors for assisted backup and parking have potential for saving human lives and for facilitating parking in challenging situations.  ...  We provide experimental evidence that CC-RANSAC provides a more accurate estimation of the dominant plane than RANSAC with a smaller number of iterations.  ...  The most common case is that of a light truck or SUV going in reverse [25] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvprw.2008.4563165 dblp:conf/cvpr/GalloMR08 fatcat:wrojfvk63jhzfhjp6wwh7ihm7y

Exploring the Function and Use of Common Spaces in Assisted Living for Older Persons

Morgan Andersson, Nina Ryd, Inga Malmqvist
2014 Health Environments Research & Design Journal  
Ambient environment features such as temperature, lighting, noise, music, and scent are often imperceptible, but they may have strong effects on people's mood, cognition, and behavior.  ...  Waiting for an appointment with a plastic surgeon can increase patients' anxiety.  ...  able to maneuver the environment.  ... 
doi:10.1177/193758671400700308 pmid:24782239 fatcat:etb5fa4v4rhwna4kys6i7lbn44

Respiratory symptoms and peak expiratory flow in children with asthma in relation to volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath and ambient air

Ralph J Delfino, Henry Gong, William S Linn, Ye Hu, Edo D Pellizzari
2003 Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology  
Children filled out symptom diaries and performed PEF maneuvers daily, November 1999-January 2000.  ...  On breath sample days, symptoms were also associated with 1-h ambient NO 2 , OR 8.13 (1.52, 43.4), and SO 2 , OR 2.36 (1.16, 4.81).  ...  Gong was supported by NIEHS #1P01 ES09581-01 and US EPA#R826708-01-0.  ... 
doi:10.1038/sj.jea.7500287 pmid:12973363 fatcat:b6zg3zzgybffziuqmb3qnrcszq

Laser Scanner-Based Navigation for Commercial Vehicles

Roland Stahn, Gerd Heiserich, Andreas Stopp
2007 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium  
The prototypical application has been successfully tested with a truck and a truck-trailer combination under varying environmental conditions.  ...  The system can be used in an autonomous or a semi-autonomous manner and is aimed to relieve drivers of the stress of maneuvering tasks and to help them avoid damages.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been partly supported by DaimlerChrysler Truck-Product-Engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ivs.2007.4290242 fatcat:zb3zl656efdtrkfdc4t4hpckpm

CARS 2021: Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Proceedings of the 35th International Congress and Exhibition Munich, Germany, June 21–25, 2021

2021 International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery  
The University Rovira i Virgili also supports this work with project 2019PFR-B2-61. References  ...  International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, vol. 9, pp. 277-286. [2] Hwang EJ, Nam JG, Lim WH, Park SJ, Jeong YS, Kang JH, Hong EK, Kim TM, Goo JM, Park S, Kim KH, Park CM (2019) Deep  ...  The other is that there is no convenient way for the user to hold and maneuver the device.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11548-021-02375-4 pmid:34085172 fatcat:6d564hsv2fbybkhw4wvc7uuxcy

Human Factors And Safety Considerations Of Night Vision Systems Flight

Robert W. Verona, Clarence E. Rash, Harry M. Assenheim
1989 Display System Optics II  
Martin for his technical assistance and Dr. Roger W. Wiley for his guidance and assistance in the preparation of this paper.  ...  Current night vision imaging devices allow aviators to fly during ambient light conditions which would be extremely dangerous, if not impossible, with unaided vision.  ...  The noise increases as the ambient light level decreases. The noise is more predominant with second generation image intensifiers than with the more sensitive third generation image intensifiers.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.960916 fatcat:hoomf2l2bjczfc6k6rk2stkiiq

Factors Affecting Sign Visibility, Conspicuity, and Legibility: Review and Annotated Bibliography

John Bullough
2017 Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding  
environment that assists in detection (Kuhn et al., 1997) .  ...  to support nighttime legibility (Bullough et al., 2010) .  ...  Mesa, AZ: City of Mesa. • Signs with flashing illumination or other animation or movement are prohibited. • A sign with an LED display cannot exceed a luminance of 3150, 6300, 4690 or 7000 cd/m² for red  ... 
doi:10.15763/ijsw.v1i2.9 fatcat:keaurir2vnalxdkt7t2bbcsfb4

Factors Affecting Sign Visibility, Conspicuity, and Legibility: Review and Annotated Bibliography

John Bullough
2017 Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding  
environment that assists in detection (Kuhn et al., 1997) .  ...  to support nighttime legibility (Bullough et al., 2010) .  ...  Mesa, AZ: City of Mesa. • Signs with flashing illumination or other animation or movement are prohibited. • A sign with an LED display cannot exceed a luminance of 3150, 6300, 4690 or 7000 cd/m² for red  ... 
doi:10.15763/issn.2470-9670.2017.v1.i2.a9 fatcat:ldieig2lfvdx5camklirifxyhe

Influence of sources and meteorology on surface concentrations of gases and aerosols in a coastal industrial complex

Andrew G. Allen, Andrew J. S. McGonigle, Arnaldo A. Cardoso, Cristine M. D. Machado, Brian Davison, Willian C. Paterlini, Gisele O. da Rocha, Jailson B. de Andrade
2009 Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society  
Average PM 10 concentrations increased by an order of magnitude during sea breeze fumigation, and high particulate pollution events were associated with vehicular activity.  ...  Industrial emissions are a notorious source of atmospheric pollution in the Cubatão industrial park of Southern Brazil, where dispersion is restricted by surrounding mountain ranges.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the staff of CETESB, Cubatão, for logistical support. The work was funded by grants from CNPq, FAPESP, FUNDUNESP, FAPESB and the British Council in Brazil.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0103-50532009000200004 fatcat:pxbklwzncvftfe7liogrn46hxm

Endoscopic-Assisted Microsurgical Approach for Anterior Skull Base Lesions

Ali Ayyad, Jens Conrad
2012 Journal of Neurological Surgery. Part B: Skull Base: an interdisciplinary approach  
Cranial nerve palsies may reverse with treatment. a high-grade oligoastrocytoma.  ...  Immunohistochemistry of the tumor revealed sheets of neoplastic plasma cells with cytoplasmic IgG kappa light chain reaction.  ...  Our report describes the sixth pathologically confi rmed case of malignant transformation following radiosurgery, supporting the contention that radiosurgery itself plays a causative role in transformation  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0032-1312191 fatcat:sfiakjmombgu5fqoz53ctetsxq

Avian Sensor Packages for Meteorological Measurements

Rick M. Thomas, A. Rob MacKenzie, S. James Reynolds, Jonathan P. Sadler, Ford Cropley, Simon Bell, Stephen J. Dugdale, Lee Chapman, Andrew Quinn, Xiaoming Cai
2018 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
We are grateful to Ed Chung for his voluntary assistance with Python coding. This work is supported by the NERC Grant NE/N003195/1.  ...  We thank first Freedom Conservation for the use of and assistance with WTE (Victor) and SIE (Daschan).  ...  of vertical extent for a good temperature-lapse-rate signal; and (iii) a road adjacent to the launch and 500 | MARCH 2018 landing sites for rapid support-vehicle assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-16-0181.1 fatcat:3olkmtvkrvdfbh3zrybecl3fam

Active Pedestrian Protection System, Scenario-Driven Search Method for [chapter]

Alberto Broggi, Pietro Cerri, Stefano Ghidoni, Paolo Grisleri, Ho Gi Jung
2013 Transportation Technologies for Sustainability  
A remarkable improvement of road safety can be obtained thanks to the use of both reversible and nonreversible driving assistance systems.  ...  The aim of the system is to trigger reversible and nonreversible driving assistance system. This work was developed by VisLab at Parma University and funded by MANDO Corporation, Korea.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-5844-9_486 fatcat:xypjuydktrhq5dt7hl2blcf6lm

Driving and Side Task Performance: The Effects of Display Clutter, Separation, and Modality

William J. Horrey, Christopher D. Wickens
2004 Human Factors  
Special thanks to Nicholas Cassavaugh, Braden Kowitz, Hank Kaczmarski, Camille Goudeseune, and Roger Marsh for their assistance and to Art Kramer, the editors of this special issue, and two anonymous reviewers  ...  Although strictly observational, this may have implications for a head-up display cost for events that are truly unexpected, especially in light of previous findings in support of this effect (e.g., Fadden  ...  Overall, the adjacent display best supported performance on all relevant tasks. Potential applications of this research include the design of IVTs with respect to location and modality.  ... 
doi:10.1518/hfes.46.4.611.56805 pmid:15709324 fatcat:iufnq4pd75fqpodbg4bhplybqi

DReyeVR: Democratizing Virtual Reality Driving Simulation for Behavioural Interaction Research [article]

Gustavo Silvera and Abhijat Biswas and Henny Admoni
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We present DReyeVR, an open-source VR based driving simulator platform designed with behavioural and interaction research priorities in mind.  ...  features such as eye tracking, a functional driving heads-up display (HUD) and vehicle audio, custom definable routes and traffic scenarios, experimental logging, replay capabilities, and compatibility with  ...  Finally, to maneuver the vehicle, we provide integration with external hardware that mimics the posture and inputs of realistic driving.  ... 
arXiv:2201.01931v2 fatcat:thw4guzgf5fi3p62bn5brnelji

Community Conservation and the Future of Africa's Wildlife

Jeffrey D. Hackel
1999 Conservation Biology  
Africans, however, are struggling with severe social and economic problems such as poverty, long-standing economic stagnation, rapid population growth, and environmental deterioration.  ...  Los africanos sin embargo, estan luchando contra problemas sociales y económicos severos como son la pobreza, estancamiento económico, crecimiento poblacional rápido y deterioro ambiental.  ...  Wilkie et al. (1991) support this viewpoint based on their experience with foragers and farmers in the Congo basin.  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1523-1739.1999.98210.x fatcat:bzaie54xvvgl7o3jidybipa7tm
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