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Side Collision Warning System for Transit Buses
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Head: Chuck Thorpe
Contact: Christoph Mertz
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Vision and Autonomous Systems Center (VASC)
Associated lab(s) / group(s):
 NavLab
Publications
  • Tracking of Moving Objects from a Moving Vehicle Using a Scanning Laser Rangefinder

    Robert MacLachlan and Christoph Mertz
    Intelligent Transportation Systems 2006, September, 2006, pp. 301-306.
    Details | pdf (432KB) | Copyrighted

  • Perception for collision avoidance and autonomous driving

    Romuald Aufrere, Jay Gowdy, Christoph Mertz, Chuck Thorpe, Chieh-Chih Wang, and Teruko Yata
    Mechatronics, Vol. 13, No. 10, December, 2003, pp. 1149-1161.
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • Safe Robot Driving

    Chuck Thorpe, Romuald Aufrere, Justin David Carlson, David Duggins, Terrence W. Fong, Jay Gowdy, John Kozar, Robert MacLachlan, Colin McCabe, Christoph Mertz, Arne Suppe, Chieh-Chih Wang, and Teruko Yata
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Automation (ICMA 2002), September, 2002.
    Details | pdf (4MB) | Copyrighted

  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping with Detection and Tracking of Moving Objects

    Chieh-Chih Wang and Chuck Thorpe
    IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May, 2002.
    Details | pdf (430KB) | Copyrighted

  • Side Collision Warning System (SCWS) Performance Specifications for a Transit Bus

    Chuck Thorpe, David Duggins, Sue McNeil, and Christoph Mertz
    Final report, prepared for the Federal Transit Administration under PennDOT agreement number 62N111, Project TA-34, May, 2002
    Details | pdf (501KB) | Copyrighted

  • Driving in Traffic: Short-Range Sensing for Urban Collision Avoidance

    Chuck Thorpe, David Duggins, Jay Gowdy, Robert MacLachlan, Christoph Mertz, Mel Siegel, Arne Suppe, Chieh-Chih Wang, and Teruko Yata
    Proceedings of SPIE: Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology IV, April, 2002.
    Details | pdf (58KB) | Copyrighted

  • A Performance Specification for Transit Bus Side Collision Warning System

    Sue McNeil, David Duggins, Christoph Mertz, Arne Suppe, and Chuck Thorpe
    ITS2002, proceedings of 9th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, October, 2002.
    Details | pdf (42KB) | Copyrighted

  • Static Environment Recognition Using Omni-camera from a Moving Vehicle

    Teruko Yata, Chuck Thorpe, and Frank Dellaert
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-02-12, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2002
    Details | pdf (494KB) | Copyrighted

  • Environment Recognition from a Car Using an Omni-camera

    Teruko Yata and Chuck Thorpe
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, September, 2001, pp. 539-540.
    Details

  • Dressed Human Modeling, Detection, and Parts Localization

    Liang Zhao
    doctoral dissertation, tech. report CMU-RI-TR-01-19, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July, 2001
    Details | pdf (2MB) | Copyrighted

  • Sensor-friendly vehicle and roadway systems

    P. Griffiths, Dirk Langer, J.A. Misener, Mel Siegel, and Chuck Thorpe
    Proceedings of the 18th Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC '01), May, 2001, pp. 1036 -1040.
    Details | pdf (545KB) | Copyrighted

  • Eye-safe Laser Line Striper for Outside Use

    Christoph Mertz, John Kozar, James Ryan Miller , and Chuck Thorpe
    IV 2002, IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium, June, 2002., December, 2001.
    Details | pdf (1MB) | Copyrighted

  • Side Collision Warning Systems for Transit Buses: Functional Goals

    David Duggins, Sue McNeil, Christoph Mertz, Chuck Thorpe, and Teruko Yata
    tech. report CMU-RI-TR-01-11, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2001
    Details | pdf (30KB) | Copyrighted

  • Stereo and Neural Network-based Pedestrian Detection

    Liang Zhao and Chuck Thorpe
    IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 1, No. 3, September, 2000, pp. 148 -154.
    Details | pdf (166KB) | Copyrighted

  • Recursive Context Reasoning for Human Detection and Part Identification

    Liang Zhao and Chuck Thorpe
    IEEE Workshop on Human Modeling, Analysis, and Synthesis, June, 2000.
    Details | pdf (297KB) | Copyrighted

  • A New Focus for Side Collision Warning Systems for Transit Buses

    Sue McNeil, Chuck Thorpe, and Christoph Mertz
    ITS2000, Intelligent Transportation Society of America's Tenth Annual Meeting and Exposition, May, 2000.
    Details | pdf (138KB) | Copyrighted

  • Side Collision Warning Systems for Transit Buses

    Christoph Mertz, Sue McNeil, and Chuck Thorpe
    IV 2000, IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium, October, 2000.
    Details | pdf (382KB) | Copyrighted

  • Stereo and Neural Network-based Pedestrian Detection

    Liang Zhao and Chuck Thorpe
    Proc. 1999 Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Transportation Systems, October, 1999, pp. 298-303.
    Details | pdf (311KB) | Copyrighted