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Reactive direction control for a mobile robot: a locust-like control of escape direction emerges when a bilateral pair of model locust visual neurons are integrated

Shigang Yue, Roger D. Santer, Yoshifumi Yamawaki, F. Claire Rind
2009 Autonomous Robots  
In this study, we implement a bilateral pair of LGMD models in Khepera robots equipped with normal and panoramic cameras.  ...  Our results significantly advance the development of an artificial collision detection and evasion system based on the locust LGMD by allowing it reactive control over robot behaviour.  ...  for the robot with panoramic vision.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10514-009-9157-4 fatcat:5q6e5e6rpzfbjdt2i2o53octmu

A State-of-the-Art Review on Mapping and Localization of Mobile Robots Using Omnidirectional Vision Sensors

L. Payá, A. Gil, O. Reinoso
2017 Journal of Sensors  
Among vision systems, omnidirectional sensors stand out due to the richness of the information they provide the robot with, and an increasing number of works about them have been published over the last  ...  Nowadays, the field of mobile robotics is experiencing a quick evolution, and a variety of autonomous vehicles is available to solve different tasks.  ...  [133] develop a vision based method for robot homing, using panoramic images too. With this method, the robot can calculate a route that leads it to the position where an image was captured.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/3497650 fatcat:5aefih63dzfy7cyrwnvlfbpgza

Panoramic vision and LRF sensor fusion based human identification and tracking for autonomous luggage cart

Mehrez Kristou, Akihisa Ohya, Shin'ichi Yuta
2009 RO-MAN 2009 - The 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication  
In this paper, we propose a solution for human identification and localization with a mobile robot problem that implements multi-sensor data fusion techniques.  ...  This solution is designed for an autonomous luggage cart.  ...  In this paper, we have presented a multi-sensor based human identification and tracking system for an autonomous luggage cart robot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/roman.2009.5326241 dblp:conf/ro-man/KristouOY09 fatcat:7mlk36hnsrgojdbsciqkl2isfq

Navigation in an autonomous flying robot by using a biologically inspired visual odometer

Fumiya Iida, Dimitrios Lambrinos, Gerard T. McKee, Paul S. Schenker
2000 Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems III  
The robot is equipped with a panoramic vision system, which is used to provide input to the EMDs of the left and right visual fields.  ...  autonomous flying robot platform that we developed specifically for this purpose.  ...  flying robot equipped with a panoramic visual system.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.403708 fatcat:3hswitkv2fhwzdgbgfsr4xbobi

Estimating Hay Bale Position with Stereo Vision Technique using an Omnidirectional Camera

R. Farrokhi Teimourlou, N. Noguchi
2008 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The vision system was an omnidirectional camera that have a wide field view and useful for specific applications such as meadow, open field, etc.  ...  The goal of this research was to obtain the hay bale distance and position to be used in real-time obstacle avoidance detection for autonomous robot tractors using stereo vision system.  ...  INTRODUCTION Today, the development of automated and autonomous guidance systems for agricultural vehicles in Japan is deemed a promising alternative to cope with the dwindling farming labor force, in  ... 
doi:10.3182/20080706-5-kr-1001.00270 fatcat:bomxyaiwhbavrboidcoifun5ei

Panoramic View-Based Navigation in Outdoor Environments Based on Support Vector Learning

Hideo Morita, Michael Hild, Jun Miura, Yoshiaki Shirai
2006 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
Index Terms-Outdoor mobile robot, Panoramic visionbased localization, Support vector machine.  ...  This paper describes a panoramic view-based navigation in outdoor environments. We have been developing a two-phase navigation method.  ...  INTRODUCTION Navigation in outdoor environments has been an important problem in mobile robotics. One of the key technologies for reliable navigation is the localization of mobile robots.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2006.282636 dblp:conf/iros/MoritaHMS06 fatcat:j4ulceaol5gk3hwtiut6p2kiiq

A Performance Analysis of Omnidirectional Vision Based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping [chapter]

Hayrettin Erturk, Gurkan Tuna, Tarik Veli Mumcu, Kayhan Gulez
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Main contributions of this paper are the use of an omnidirectional camera to perform SLAM in the Unified System for Automation and Robot Simulation (USARSim) environment, which is controlled by MATLAB  ...  This paper presents a performance analysis of omnidirectional vision based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM).  ...  Omnidirectional vision vs panoramic vision [9] Fig. 4 . 4 (a) A Simulated omnidirectional camera, (b) A simulated P2AT with an omnidirectional camera mounted on a pillar driving autonomously in the simulation  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31588-6_53 fatcat:y7uoqyivrjd73eopot7vqwwspa

Evaluating the Robustness of Global Appearance Descriptors in a Visual Localization Task, under Changing Lighting Conditions

Vicente Román, Luis Payá, Óscar Reinoso
2018 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics  
Map building and localization are two important abilities that autonomous mobile robots must develop.  ...  Using these descriptors, the robot is able to estimate its position in a previously built map, which is also composed of a set of global appearance descriptors.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been supported by the Spanish Government through the project DPI 2016-78361-R (AEI/FEDER, UE): "Creación de mapas mediante métodos de apariencia visual para la navegación de robots  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006837802680275 dblp:conf/icinco/RomanPR18 fatcat:66m5kwhimndlfpmy5ehfh4us7u

Methods for Reliable Robot Vision with a Dioptric System [chapter]

E. Martinez, A.P. del
2010 Robot Vision  
So, with the aim of designing a dependable, autonomous, manipulation robot system, a fast, robust vision system is presented that covers the full robot workspace.  ...  Tracking Process Methods for Reliable Robot Vision with a Dioptric System www.intechopen.comRobot Vision www.intechopen.com  ...  Methods for Reliable Robot Vision with a Dioptric System, Robot Vision, Ales Ude (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-077-3, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/robotvision/methods-for-reliable-robot-vision-with-a-dioptric-system  ... 
doi:10.5772/9306 fatcat:eth2urdjmrcjnibsomgm5wjiky

Mechatronic Systems Design for an Autonomous Robotic System for High-Efficiency Bridge Deck Inspection and Evaluation

Hung M. La, Ronny Salim Lim, Basily B. Basily, Nenad Gucunski, Jingang Yi, Ali Maher, Francisco A. Romero, Hooman Parvardeh
2013 IEEE/ASME transactions on mechatronics  
An autonomous holonomic mobile robot is used as a platform to carry various NDE sensing systems for simultaneous and fast data collection.  ...  In this paper, a mechatronic systems design for an autonomous robotic system for highly efficient bridge deck inspection and evaluation is presented.  ...  Wang of Rutgers University for their help during the system and field testing experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmech.2013.2279751 fatcat:wpspfknfkjat5fudnbgsifvqeq

Robots for search site monitoring, suspect guarding, and evidence identification

Yi-Chang Wu, Jih-Wei Lee, Huan-Chun Wang
2020 IAES International Journal of Robotics and Automation  
<span lang="EN-US">As an initial trial and in response to a lack of technological applications in government agencies, we have developed three multifunctional robots in accordance with the work environment  ...  Search Site Monitoring Robot is fitted with a panoramic camera and large wheels for walk-around search site monitoring.  ...  With the goal of applying a network-based robot system in remote monitoring, Sundaram [9] .  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijra.v9i2.pp84-93 fatcat:usurpvyqvjakrfikg5cilqgkpe

Generation of Data Sets Simulating Different Kinds of Cameras in Virtual Environments

Yerai Berenguer, Luis Payá, Oscar Reinoso, Adrián Peidró, Luis M. Jiménez
2016 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics  
The objective of this work is to develop a versatile tool that permits generating data sets to test efficiently mapping and localization algorithms with mobile robots.  ...  This task can be made using actual images; however, sometimes when a change in the parameters of the vision system is needed to optimize the algorithms, this system must be replaced and new data sets must  ...  de Apariencia Global" and by the Generalitat Valenciana (GVa) through the project GV/2015/031: "Creación de mapas topológicos a partir de la apariencia global de un conjunto de escenas."  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005982403520359 dblp:conf/icinco/BerenguerPRPJ16 fatcat:aczdraaruba5pgc6flkkicwmeq

Design and Implementation of an Autonomous Vehicle to Collect Tennis Balls Using Artificial Vision

Caren Guerrero, José Luis Tinajero, David Moreno, Edgar Salazar
2021 International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology  
The Ackerman configuration mobile robot equipped with the wireless communication system receives the coordinates to carry out the movements that are controlled by sensors located on the wheels, with a  ...  system has an emitter module that consists of an Arduino Uno and an antenna with the same characteristics.  ...  This research presents the implementation of a mobile platform for inland navigation with a visual control system that detects and evades objects by comparing patterns and generating a panoramic image  ... 
doi:10.18517/ijaseit.11.4.13666 fatcat:lwcjx4wwzvgdpi6tz3v7oycacu

Integrated System for Stereoscopic Cognitive Vision, Localization, Mapping, and Communication with a Mobile Service Robot

Cătălin Buiu
2009 International Journal of Computers Communications & Control  
This paper describes a stereo-vision-based mobile robot that can navigate and explore its environment autonomously and safely and simultaneously building a tridimensional virtual map of the environment  ...  This application represents a successful integration of computers, control and communication techniques in mobile service robot control.  ...  development of the stereoscopic vision system and virtual map.  ... 
doi:10.15837/ijccc.2009.2.2419 fatcat:bl4hux6jhbb37dvzgcuf2wxo5q

A multi-modal system for tracking and analyzing faces on a mobile robot

T. Wilhelm, H.-J. Böhme, H.-M. Gross
2004 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
This paper describes a user detection system which employs a saliency system working on an omnidirectional camera delivering a rough and fast estimate of the position of a potential user.  ...  The active vision head looks continously in the direction of the salient region. Thus, a high resolution image can be grabbed and analyzed with a face detector.  ...  The mobile robot Perses (B21 from RWI IS Robotics) is equipped with an omnidirectional camera, two layers of sonar sensors, a touch display and a robotic face mounted on a pan-tilt unit.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2004.05.004 fatcat:z7u7izbh3bhpjdpqkwuq456fnq
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