PTZ camera pose estimation by tracking a 3D target

Hrabar, Stefan, Corke, Peter, & Hilsenstein, Volker (2011) PTZ camera pose estimation by tracking a 3D target. In Arai, Hirohiko (Ed.) Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), IEEE Xplore, Shanghai International Conference Center, Shanghai, pp. 240-247.

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We present a technique for estimating the 6DOF pose of a PTZ camera by tracking a single moving target in the image with known 3D position. This is useful in situations where it is not practical to measure the camera pose directly. Our application domain is estimating the pose of a PTZ camerso so that it can be used for automated GPS-based tracking and filming of UAV flight trials. We present results which show the technique is able to localize a PTZ after a short vision-tracked flight, and that the estimated pose is sufficiently accurate for the PTZ to then actively track a UAV based on GPS position data.

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ID Code: 44022
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: PTZ Camera, Visual Tracking, Camera Pose Estimation, Numerical Optimization
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2011.5980380
ISBN: 9781691284385
ISSN: 1050-4729
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
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 IEEE
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Deposited On: 09 Sep 2011 00:53
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