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Outdoor Scene Analysis Using Range Data

Martial Hebert and Takeo Kanade
Conference Paper, Proc. 1986 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 3, pp. 1426-1432, April, 1986

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This paper describes tecliniques tor outdoor scene analysis using range data. The purpose of these techniques is to build a 3-D representation of the environment of an mobile robot equipped with a range sensor. Algorithms are presented for scene segmentation. object detection, map building, and object recognition. We present results obtained in an outdoor navigation environment in which a laser range finder is mounted on a vehicle. These results have been successfully applied to the problem of path planning through obstacles.

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author = {Martial Hebert and Takeo Kanade},
title = {Outdoor Scene Analysis Using Range Data},
booktitle = {Proc. 1986 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation},
year = {1986},
month = {April},
volume = {3},
pages = {1426-1432},