Issues in obstacle detection for autonomous mining and construction vehicles

Roberts, Jonathan M., Winstanley, Graeme J., & Corke, Peter I. (1999) Issues in obstacle detection for autonomous mining and construction vehicles. In Proceedings of the 16th IAARC/IFAC/IEEE International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC), Madrid, Spain, pp. 397-402.

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This paper discusses a Dumber of key issues for the development of robust, obstacle detection systems for autonomous mining and construction vehicles. A taxonomy of obstacle detection systems is described; An overview of the state-of- the-art in obstacle detection for outdoor autonomous vehicles is presented with their applicability to the mining and construction environments noted. The issue of so-called fail-safe obstacle detection is then discussed. Finally, we describe the development of an obstacle detection system for a mining vehicle.

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ID Code: 83403
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Obstacle detection, Terrain mapping, Mining, Construction, Fail-safe
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 by UC3M
Deposited On: 14 Apr 2015 02:39
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2015 02:40

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