Tracking of Moving Objects from a Moving Vehicle Using a Scanning Laser Rangefinder

Robert MacLachlan and Christoph Mertz
Conference Paper, Intelligent Transportation Systems 2006, Vol. 2006, pp. 301-306, September, 2006

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The capability to use a moving sensor to detect moving objects and predict their future path enables both collision warning systems and autonomous navigation. This paper describes a system that combines linear feature extraction, tracking and a motion evaluator to accurately estimate motion of vehicles and pedestrians with a low rate of false motion reports. The tracker was used in a prototype collision warning system that was tested on two transit buses during 7000 km of regular passenger service.

author = {Robert MacLachlan and Christoph Mertz},
title = {Tracking of Moving Objects from a Moving Vehicle Using a Scanning Laser Rangefinder},
booktitle = {Intelligent Transportation Systems 2006},
year = {2006},
month = {September},
volume = {2006},
pages = {301-306},
publisher = {IEEE},
keywords = {laser scanner, object tracking, vehicle safety},
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