4 October 2001 People tracking using omnidirectional vision and range information
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Proceedings Volume 4571, Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems IV; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.444153
Event: Intelligent Systems and Advanced Manufacturing, 2001, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
In this paper we present two approaches for tracking of people in dynamic environments with a moving sensor system. The trajectories of persons are used to extract simple motion patterns. Object detection and tracking is based on range and color information which is provided by a laser range finder and a omnidirectional color camera. Without any predefined person-model the system acquires an internal representation of the person at an initialization phase. This representation is tracked in real-time in dynamic environments. During the tracking procedure illumination conditions are continuously monitored. The tracking approaches were implemented on a robotic wheelchair and evaluated experimentally in different dynamic environments.
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Joerg Illmann, Boris Kluge, Erwin A. Prassler, "People tracking using omnidirectional vision and range information", Proc. SPIE 4571, Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems IV, (4 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.444153; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.444153
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