P.M. de Kok
- Orientation finding using a grid based visual compass
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- Faculty of Science (FNWI)
- Informatics Institute (IVI)
In this paper an extension of the model-based visual compass is presented, which can be updated continuously, allowing a robot to orient itself in a changing environment. To build a model, colors in the image are discretized to an automatically generated color profile, and transitions between these classes within vertical lines are used as feature. Experiments show how well a model can be learned at the center of field and how this model can be extended to other location with a randomly walking robot. Finally, the strength of the approach is demonstrated in a dynamic environment, where a good estimate of the orientation is maintained while the surroundings are changed in a controlled way.
- Proceedings title: Proceedings of the 25th Benelux conference on Artificial Intelligence
Publisher: Delft University of Technology
Place of publication: Delft
Editors: K. Hindriks, M. de Weerdt, B. van Riemsdijk, M. Warnier
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