1 February 1991 Dynamic integration of visual cues for position estimation
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Proceedings Volume 1382, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision IX: Neural, Biological, and 3D Methods; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.25227
Event: Advances in Intelligent Robotics Systems, 1990, Boston, MA, United States
Three-dimensional (3D) position estimation using a single passive sensor particularly vision has frequently suffered from unreliability and has involved complex processing methods. Past research has combined vision with other active sensors in which the emphasis has been on data fusion. This paper attempts to integrate multiple passive 3D cues - camera focus camera vergence and stereo disparity - using a single sensor. We argue that in the active vision paradigm an estimate of the position is obtained in the process of fixation in which the imaging parameters are dynamically controlled to direct the attention of the imaging system at the point of interest. Fixation involves integration of the passive cues in a mutually consistent way in order to overcome the deficiencies of any individual cue and to reduce the complexity of processing. Taking into account their reliabilities the individual position estimates from the different cues are combined to form a final overall estimate. 1
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Subhodev Das, Subhodev Das, Narendra Ahuja, Narendra Ahuja, } "Dynamic integration of visual cues for position estimation", Proc. SPIE 1382, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision IX: Neural, Biological, and 3D Methods, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25227; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.25227

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