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Revisiting Active Perception [article]

Ruzena Bajcsy and Yiannis Aloimonos and John K. Tsotsos
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Despite the recent successes in robotics, artificial intelligence and computer vision, a complete artificial agent necessarily must include active perception.  ...  We argue that those contributions are as relevant today as they were decades ago and, with the state of modern computational tools, are poised to find new life in the robotic perception systems of the  ...  This is the essence of active perception -to set up a goal based on some current belief about the world and to put in motion the actions that may achieve it.  ... 
arXiv:1603.02729v2 fatcat:wnt362piu5g4flvf7tkqz6ncd4

Revisiting active perception

Ruzena Bajcsy, Yiannis Aloimonos, John K. Tsotsos
2017 Autonomous Robots  
Despite the recent successes in robotics, artificial intelligence and computer vision, a complete artificial agent necessarily must include active perception.  ...  We argue that those contributions are as relevant today as they were decades ago and, with the state of modern computational tools, are poised to find new life in the robotic perception systems of the  ...  This is the essence of active perception -to set up a goal based on some current belief about the world and to put in motion the actions that may achieve it.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10514-017-9615-3 pmid:31983809 pmcid:PMC6954017 fatcat:oqx5jim2frdtjpvz5kh4q22uuq

Encoded Perception

Helena Shaskevich
2021 Feminist Media Histories  
It argues that these specific films in Schwartz's oeuvre explored a newly emerging model of vision based on the rendering practices of computers and scientific instruments, while navigating the fraught  ...  This essay unravels the conceptual frameworks of "vision" as they manifest in Schwartz's early computer films made between 1970 and 1972, with a specific emphasis on vision as "information" and "data."  ...  As art historian Zabet Patterson points out, it was originally planned as a surprise for Bell Labs executive Ed David.  ... 
doi:10.1525/fmh.2021.7.1.172 fatcat:zua6s4sjwrg6hdjohua4osbsku

Towards a neurocomputational model of speech production and perception

Bernd J. Kröger, Jim Kannampuzha, Christiane Neuschaefer-Rube
2009 Speech Communication  
Perception is less categorical in the case of vowels in comparison to consonants.  ...  A neurocomputational model of speech production and perception is introduced which is organized with respect to human neural processes of speech production and perception.  ...  production-perception model introduced here is based on the structure of the DIVA model introduced by Guenther (2006) and by Guenther The link weights between the sensory maps and the motor plan map  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.specom.2008.08.002 fatcat:gh4243ufv5f5zdrnjkbkmwndsm

Active Haptic Perception in Robots: A Review

Lucia Seminara, Paolo Gastaldo, Simon J. Watt, Kenneth F. Valyear, Fernando Zuher, Fulvio Mastrogiovanni
2019 Frontiers in Neurorobotics  
Unfortunately, a complete world model is not available and robots have to plan and execute the tasks in the presence of environmental uncertainties which makes sensing an important component of new generation  ...  First, in the literature on haptics, exploration has been treated only to a limited extent compared to grasping and manipulation.  ...  Jamali et al. (2016) present a method based on active perception that reduces the number of samples required to construct a 3D point cloud of an object to capture its shape (goal), i.e., its edges and  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbot.2019.00053 pmid:31379549 pmcid:PMC6651744 fatcat:5uytqov3zzg3nndphtdni5dlhu

Impact of action planning on spatial perception: Attention matters

Wladimir Kirsch
2015 Acta Psychologica  
This effect was neither due to an impact of motor execution on judgments (Exp. 2) nor due to characteristics of the movement cues or of certain target positions (Exp. 3, Exp. 5A).  ...  Previous research suggested that perception of spatial location is biased towards spatial goals of planned hand movements.  ...  Experiment 4 The previous results indicated changes in target's perception depending on planning a mouse movement.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2015.01.002 pmid:25617850 fatcat:pmkqoutambb4ndj7t5jax4ak6e

Event Perception: Translations and Applications

Lauren L. Richmond, David A. Gold, Jeffrey M. Zacks
2017 Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition  
Suppose an observer were to see someone in a kitchen apply heat to a kettle, place a mug on the counter, put a teabag into the mug, and add hot water.  ...  Such measures preserve the rich, naturalistic character of everyday activity, but are easy to quantify in a laboratory or clinical setting.  ...  effect on this ability, but may also lead to improvements in execution of everyday activities as well.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jarmac.2016.11.002 pmid:28936393 pmcid:PMC5602591 fatcat:dvjywlegpjay3f2hkqida3wdua

Extracurricular Activities for Improving the Perception of Informatics in Secondary Schools [chapter]

Carlo Bellettini, Violetta Lonati, Dario Malchiodi, Mattia Monga, Anna Morpurgo, Mauro Torelli, Luisa Zecca
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Each workshop is intended to give pupils the opportunity to explore a computer science topic: investigate it firsthand, make hypotheses that can then be tested in a guided context during the activity,  ...  In order to introduce informatic concepts to students of Italian secondary schools, we devised a number of interactive workshops conceived for pupils aged 10-17.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the interuniversity research center matematita (http: // who hosted the workshops, and all the schools who partecipated to the activities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-09958-3_15 fatcat:3xpzp5dgtrazbp6vzeep6dyg5m

A Review of Testing Object-Based Environment Perception for Safe Automated Driving [article]

Michael Hoss, Maike Scholtes, Lutz Eckstein
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We focus on testing for verification and validation purposes at the interface between perception and planning, and structure our analysis along the three axes 1) test criteria and metrics, 2) test scenarios  ...  We find that the realization of safety-aware perception testing remains an open issue since challenges concerning the three testing axes and their interdependencies currently do not appear to be sufficiently  ...  Executing Scenarios as Test Cases We assume the execution of a test scenario to be an offline execution of a perception algorithm on previously recorded raw sensor data.  ... 
arXiv:2102.08460v1 fatcat:xuiofhjzrjg4fmevbzvbcdhiay

Segmentation and coupling in complex movements

Paolo Viviani, Marco Cenzato
1985 Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance  
In Experiment 2 we demonstrate that the gain factor provides a criterion for segmenting the movement into distinct units of motor action, and we investigate the effects of the speed of execution on this  ...  A complete outline of the pattern was drawn on the table to provide visual guidance for the movement. Experimental Procedure The study is based on two experiments.  ...  of quantities directly relevant to the motor plan.  ... 
doi:10.1037//0096-1523.11.6.828 pmid:2934511 fatcat:eujibqlhp5hstcu76fmud6wmpu

Modeling and Multiple Perceptions [chapter]

Christine Parent, Stefano Spaccapietra, Esteban Zimányi
2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Pictogrammic Languages Acknowledgements The authors thank Professor Yvan Bédard of the Geomatics Research Center at Laval University and his team for stimulating our thought processes and for contributing to  ...  Geospatial Modeling with Pictogrammic Languages OGC's Open Standards for Geospatial Interoperability Vector Data Cross-References Indexing, Query and Velocity-Constrained Privacy Threats in Location-Based  ...  (d ) Design and Planning: based on spatial information and relationships to design and create strategic planning.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_805 fatcat:d4t4ossygvcutpfabqn6f3hjcm

Alcohol's effects on sexual perception

A Abbey, T Zawacki, P McAuslan
2000 Journal of Studies on Alcohol  
This study examines hypotheses about alcohol's effects on sexual judgments based on both alcohol and misperception theories.  ...  Supporting past research on gender differences in perceptions of sexuality, men were more sexually attracted to their opposite-sex partner than women were.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors extend many thanks to William George for his insightful suggestions about how to interpret the findings.  ... 
pmid:11022808 pmcid:PMC4484592 fatcat:2yqz3negzjh3bmxrhczgcm6b7i

Hospital Managers' Perceptions Regarding Setting Healthcare Priorities in Kuwait

Abdullah M. Alsabah, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Jolene Skordis-Worrall
2020 Global Journal of Health Science  
These two policies, according to some hospital managers, added strain to the health budget and undermined trust in the public-health sector.  ...  The several weaknesses of the process include it not being evidence-based due to the lack of accurate and up-to-date data.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.5539/gjhs.v12n10p79 fatcat:fzyvapnkq5ge3jqrmqb7nsmsvm

Visual Perception and Mixed-Initiative Interaction for Assisted Visualization Design

C.G. Healey, S. Kocherlakota, V. Rao, R. Mehta, R. St. Amant
2008 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics  
This paper describes the integration of perceptual guidelines from human vision with an AI-based mixed-initiative search strategy.  ...  that are most likely to offer improvements over those seen to date.  ...  If ViA has not seen M previously, it is evaluated, generating new hints and hint chains that are added to the queue.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvcg.2007.70436 pmid:18192718 fatcat:prk2r5htc5bnnl5oyflys24f3y

TKD: Temporal Knowledge Distillation for Active Perception [article]

Mohammad Farhadi, Yezhou Yang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Deep neural networks based methods have been proved to achieve outstanding performance on object detection and classification tasks.  ...  This framework distills the temporal knowledge from a heavy neural networks based model over selected video frames (the perception of the moments) to a light-weight model.  ...  To retain high accuracy, a key frame selector decides to activate the oracle model and adapt the student over the environment.  ... 
arXiv:1903.01522v2 fatcat:nnbxz2vv3fecbbaimd5upcyrhi
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