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|In this paper we address the issue of Computer Vision in Antarctica for robot navigation by analysing images collected at Patriot Hills, Antarctica in the Fall of 1998. Conditions produced by polar weather and terrain are unique and challenging for perception equipment and computer vision algorithms. The later aspect will be studied here through the evaluation of a colour segmentation algorithm, a stereovision algorithm and a feature points detector and tracker algorithm.|
|computer vision, autonomous navigation, polar terrain|
Associated Center(s) / Consortia:
Space Robotics Initiative and Field Robotics Center
Associated Project(s): Robotic Antarctic Meteorite Search
|Nicolas Vandapel, Raja Chatila, Stewart Moorehead, Simon Lacroix, Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, and William (Red) L. Whittaker, "Evaluation of Computer Vision Algorithms for Autonomous Navigation in Polar Terrains," International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2000.|
author = "Nicolas Vandapel and Raja Chatila and Stewart Moorehead and Simon Lacroix and Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos and William (Red) L. Whittaker",
title = "Evaluation of Computer Vision Algorithms for Autonomous Navigation in Polar Terrains",
booktitle = "International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems",
year = "2000",
|The Robotics Institute is part of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.|
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