14 February 1992 MARVEL: a system that recognizes world locations
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Proceedings Volume 1613, Mobile Robots VI; (1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135198
Event: Robotics '91, 1991, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
To use a world model, a mobile robot must be able to determine its own position in the world. To support truly autonomous navigation, I present MARVEL, a system that builds and maintains its own models of world locations and uses these models to recognize its world position from stereo vision input. MARVEL is designed to be robust with respect to input errors and to respond to a gradually changing world by updating its world location models. In over 1000 recognition tests using real-world data, MARVEL yielded a false negative rate under 10% with zero false positives. MARVEL also fits into a world modeling system under development.
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David J. Braunegg, "MARVEL: a system that recognizes world locations", Proc. SPIE 1613, Mobile Robots VI, (14 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135198; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.135198
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Data modeling

Visual process modeling

Mobile robots

Navigation systems

Cameras

Coastal modeling

Detection and tracking algorithms

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