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Human-Aware Object Placement for Visual Environment Reconstruction [article]

Hongwei Yi and Chun-Hao P. Huang and Dimitrios Tzionas and Muhammed Kocabas and Mohamed Hassan and Siyu Tang and Justus Thies and Michael J. Black
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This contact is a vital source of information for understanding 3D humans, 3D scenes, and the interactions between them.  ...  Our optimization-based approach exploits three types of HSI constraints: (1) humans that move in a scene are occluded or occlude objects, thus, defining the depth ordering of the objects, (2) humans move  ...  We thank Yixin Chen, Yuliang Xiu for the insightful discussions, Yao Feng, Partha Ghosh and Maria Paola Forte for proof-reading, and Benjamin Pellkofer for IT support.  ... 
arXiv:2203.03609v2 fatcat:sm76nvgwzbdm3jbgtb3qmncx4i

uCom

Ana Luisa Santos, V. Michael Bove
2010 Proceedings of the 28th of the international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '10  
A multi-display setup integrates always-on visual connections of a remote site into the local space. This work applies an innovative spatial context to visual awareness between remote locations.  ...  uCom enables remote users to be visually aware of each other using "spatial displays"-live views of a remote space assembled according to an estimate of the remote space's layout.  ...  For instance, we can support two remote teams of coworkers on discussing ideas with focus on visual elements or objects.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1753846.1754119 dblp:conf/chi/SantosB10 fatcat:znzfwaanpnehfl7y53k5wrx5pa

Comparing Desktop vs. Mobile Interaction for the Creation of Pervasive Augmented Reality Experiences

Tiago Madeira, Bernardo Marques, Pedro Neves, Paulo Dias, Beatriz Sousa Santos
2022 Journal of Imaging  
The proposed experimental tool makes use of 3D scans from physical environments to provide a reconstructed digital replica of such spaces for a desktop-based method, and to enable positional tracking for  ...  This paper presents an evaluation and comparison of interaction methods for the configuration and visualization of pervasive Augmented Reality (AR) experiences using two different platforms: desktop and  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank everyone involved for their time and expertise. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jimaging8030079 pmid:35324634 pmcid:PMC8949857 fatcat:hkp4gcoarbbl7oftxdtrk43ywe

An interactive camera placement and visibility simulator for image-based VR applications

Andrei State, Greg Welch, Adrian Ilie, Andrew J. Woods, Neil A. Dodgson, John O. Merritt, Mark T. Bolas, Ian E. McDowall
2006 Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems XIII  
environment.  ...  We describe an interactive software simulator that assists with the design of multi-camera setups for applications such as image-based virtual reality, three-dimensional reconstruction from still or video  ...  Funding for this work was provided by the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.660341 fatcat:vybjkfi2wncb7n7l7du2awa2h4

The Extended Window Metaphor for Large High-Resolution Displays [article]

Malte Willert, Stephan Ohl, Anke Lehmann, Oliver Staadt
2010 ICAT-EGVE 2014 - International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence and Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments  
We discuss important system design aspects such as camera placement strategies, resolution, field of view, and dynamic camera selection for different 3D video reconstruction approaches, such as stereo  ...  and visual hulls.  ...  Visual Hull based approaches reconstruct full geometry by carving the object from space using its silhouettes. For good results, different viewpoints around the objects are needed.  ... 
doi:10.2312/egve/jvrc10/069-076 fatcat:dnpguxero5appeya5nj544mfei

Survey and analysis of multimodal sensor planning and integration for wide area surveillance

Besma R. Abidi, Nash R. Aragam, Yi Yao, Mongi A. Abidi
2008 ACM Computing Surveys  
Recently, increasing interest is engaged in research to come up with solutions that provide wide-area autonomous surveillance systems for object characterization and situation awareness, which involves  ...  context of laboratory and industrial workbenches, namely 3D object reconstruction and robotic arm manipulation.  ...  The field of 3D object reconstruction from multiple laser range and visual images has received the most attention, as seen from a search of literature in sensor placement techniques by Price [2007] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1456650.1456657 fatcat:r3hyeeupcveerhziqbys2637fu

Experiencing ones own hand in telexistence manipulation with a 15 DOF anthropomorphic robot hand and a flexible master glove

Charith Lasantha Fernando, Masahiro Furukawa, Kouta Minamizawa, Susumu Tachi
2013 2013 23rd International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT)  
This paper describes a new type of robust control mechanism for a 15 DOF anthropomorphic robot hand in telexistence manipulations using a flexible fiber based master glove to experience the visual-kinesthetic  ...  reconstructing the operators finger posture.  ...  Awareness of one's arm is helpful to naturally reach to an object without having to depend on the visual information accuracy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icat.2013.6728901 fatcat:k3xcrxqrp5epzor5nj2ao3bsxq

Tapping into local lore

Kasper L. Jensen, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Kasper Rodil
2012 Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction Making Sense Through Design - NordiCHI '12  
In this paper we present a context-aware tool designed for mapping and tagging objects and places of importance to rural communities using sensor-enabled mobile devices.  ...  These data sets comprise comprehensive models of specific environments which we use for creating interactive visualized knowledge sharing platforms for indigenous knowledge in Southern Africa.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the student and community participants for their openness, time and interest invested in the project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2399016.2399112 dblp:conf/nordichi/JensenWR12 fatcat:yrqtopcxpvb6jcsh7ihjh7l33q

Multi-View Fusion for Multi-Level Robotic Scene Understanding [article]

Yunzhi Lin, Jonathan Tremblay, Stephen Tyree, Patricio A. Vela, Stan Birchfield
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We present a system for multi-level scene awareness for robotic manipulation.  ...  By developing and fusing recent techniques in these domains, we provide a rich scene representation for robot awareness.  ...  We also change the number of different primitive shape objects and density of placement to allow for a more cluttered environment.  ... 
arXiv:2103.13539v2 fatcat:sujtixlhpnbj5icdd2woy3a6tu

The Role of Physical-Visual Identity Architectural Elements of Historical Neighbourhoods as Factors for Their Sustainability

Pirooz Hanachi, Leila Moghimi
2017 Current World Environment  
University of Tehran who provided insight and expertise that greatly assisted the research,we would also like to show our gratitude to the Iran Cultural Heritage Organization and Tehran Municipality for  ...  The main objective for execution of economic studies is the awareness of economic composition, assessment of economic life, and prediction of economic future status in site thereby one can predict growth  ...  (attachment) to environment and discovery of environmental qualities and its latent values and attractions are considered as the foremost possibility for perception of spatial identity.  ... 
doi:10.12944/cwe.12.2.14 fatcat:qh2wn4pmirck3nefsqeorpoktq

A Visualization Paradigm for 3D Map-Based Mobile Services [chapter]

Mário Freitas, A. Augusto Sousa, António Coelho
2010 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
A generic conceptual framework is proposed whose main purpose is to objectively evaluate the impact and contribution of the major visualization elements involved.  ...  environments using 3D maps becomes an important issue.  ...  (Human Visual System).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11840-1_7 fatcat:crgvspjkbzaglfxnw642ekkkke

Active vision in robotic systems: A survey of recent developments

Shengyong Chen, Youfu Li, Ngai Ming Kwok
2011 The international journal of robotics research  
Planning for robot vision is a complex problem for an active system due to its sensing uncertainty and environmental uncertainty.  ...  This paper describes such problems arising from many applications, e.g. object recognition and modeling, site reconstruction and inspection, surveillance, tracking and search, as well as robotic manipulation  ...  It is also found that automatic light source placement plays an important role for maximum visual information recovery (Vazquez 2007 Object modeling In order to reconstruct an object completely and  ... 
doi:10.1177/0278364911410755 fatcat:pdpxmt4a5nhdvdojcsassxox6i

Review of Human–Machine Interfaces for Small Unmanned Systems With Robotic Manipulators

Sierra N. Young, Joshua M. Peschel
2020 IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems  
This article surveys the human operator interfacing for over 70 teleoperated systems, summarizes the effects of physical and visual interface factors on user performance, and discusses these findings in  ...  This article reviews the human-machine interaction (HMI) technologies used for telemanipulation by small unmanned systems (SUS) with remote manipulators.  ...  For example, instead of using solid reconstructions of remote objects (which might appear the most realistic), wireframe reconstructions reduce occlusion yet accurately represent object shape, size, and  ... 
doi:10.1109/thms.2020.2969380 fatcat:t2ckw2gutngthb3ud3ks5r7bla

A Haptic-Audio Simulator Indoor Navigation: To Assist Visually Impaired Environment Exploration

Catherine A. Todd, Katy Naylor
2016 International Journal of Information and Education Technology  
For administrative purposes, the screen displays a 2D overhead view of the map to monitor user progress and location relative to the reconstructed 3D environment.  ...  VirtuNav is developed as a practical application offering several unique features including map design, semi-automatic 3D map reconstruction and object classification from 2D map data.  ...  Models of standard indoor objects such as tables and chairs are created and stored, for access and placement upon environment reconstruction.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijiet.2016.v6.681 fatcat:z6xikhoypbfzfjlvcxox7j4hhy

Robust shared autonomy for mobile manipulation with continuous scene monitoring

Wolfgang Merkt, Yiming Yang, Theodoros Stouraitis, Christopher E. Mower, Maurice Fallon, Sethu Vijayakumar
2017 2017 13th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE)  
This work presents a fully integrated system for reliable grasping and manipulation using dense visual mapping, collision-free motion planning, and shared autonomy.  ...  The particular motion sequences are composed automatically based on high-level objectives provided by a human operator, with continuous scene monitoring during execution automatically detecting and adapting  ...  CONCLUSION We have presented a robust shared autonomy system with continuous scene monitoring incorporating dense visual mapping, collision-free motion planning, and environment awareness.  ... 
doi:10.1109/coase.2017.8256092 dblp:conf/case/MerktYSMFV17 fatcat:2phiai7bzrhhnitzwv3avdxkeq
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