Terrain following using wide field optic flow
Slatyer, Evan, Mahony, Robert, & Corke, Peter (2010) Terrain following using wide field optic flow. In Proceedings of The 2010 Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Qld.
Wall and terrain following is a challenging problem for small, fast, and fragile robot vehicles. This paper presents a robust algorithm based on wide field integration of optic flow. Solutions for two dimensional and three dimensional wall following is provided for vehicles with non-holonomic velocity constraints that ensure that the focus of expansion of the flow field is known. The potential of the proposed algorithm is demonstrated in a simulation environment.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Robot Navigation, UAV, Vision Based Navigation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Adaptive Agents and Intelligent Robotics (080101)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||09 May 2011 11:02|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 11:22|
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