Robust pose estimation for a car-like vehicle
Usher, Kane, Dunbabin, Matthew, Corke, Peter, & Ridley, Peter (2004) Robust pose estimation for a car-like vehicle. In Proceedings 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA '04, IEEE, Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, pp. 5129-5134.
In this paper, we outline the sensing system used for the visual pose control of our experimental car-like vehicle, the autonomous tractor. The sensing system consists of a magnetic compass, an omnidirectional camera and a low-resolution odometry system. In this work, information from these sensors is fused using complementary filters. Complementary filters provide a means of fusing information from sensors with different characteristics in order to produce a more reliable estimate of the desired variable. Here, the range and bearing of landmarks observed by the vision system are fused with odometry information and a vehicle model, providing a more reliable estimate of these states. We also present a method of combining a compass sensor with odometry and a vehicle model to improve the heading estimate.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||autonomous tractor, sensing system, robust pose estimation, omnidirectional camera, magnetic compass, car-like vehicle, low-resolution odometry system, visual pose control, agricultural machinery, distance measurement, image sensors, mobile robots, position control, robust control|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 IEEE|
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|Deposited On:||29 Sep 2010 15:30|
|Last Modified:||30 Sep 2010 00:35|
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