Detection of Small Obstacles at Long Range Using Multibaseline Stereo

Todd Williamson and Chuck Thorpe
Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Vehicles, 1998.


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Abstract
This paper presents a multibaseline stereo technique specially suited to detecting obstacles. First, we describe traditional multibaseline stereo and explain why it is not suitable for obstacle detection. This analysis leads directly to a suitable method. Then we describe the obstacle detection system that we have built. Finally, we show results from our system for a variety of different obstacles under different lighting conditions.

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Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Vision and Autonomous Systems Center

Text Reference
Todd Williamson and Chuck Thorpe, "Detection of Small Obstacles at Long Range Using Multibaseline Stereo," Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Vehicles, 1998.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Williamson_1998_2339,
   author = "Todd Williamson and Chuck Thorpe",
   title = "Detection of Small Obstacles at Long Range Using Multibaseline Stereo",
   booktitle = "Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Vehicles",
   year = "1998",
}