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Tracking road edges in the panospheric image plane

Corke, Peter, Symeonidis, Dimitris, & Usher, Kane (2003) Tracking road edges in the panospheric image plane. In Proceedings 2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2003 (IROS 2003), IEEE, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 1330-1335.

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Abstract

This paper presents a technique for tracking road edges in a panoramic image sequence. The major contribution is that instead of unwarping the image to find parallel lines representing the road edges, we choose to warp the parallel groundplane lines into the image plane of the equiangular panospheric camera. Updating the parameters of the line thus involves searching a very small number of pixels in the panoramic image, requiring considerably less computation than unwarping. Results using real-world images, including shadows, intersections and curves, are presented.

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ID Code: 33860
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: curves, real-world images, parallel groundplane lines, road edges tracking, panospheric image plane, equiangular panospheric camera, intersections, panoramic image sequence, shadows, cameras, position control, mobile robots, navigation, road vehicles, roads, robot vision, tracking
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2003.1248829
ISBN: 0780378601 Print
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Control Systems Robotics and Automation (090602)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 IEEE
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Deposited On: 01 Oct 2010 10:19
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