Rares I. Stanciu

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Cameras are often mounted on platforms that can move like rovers, booms, gantries and aircraft. People operate such platforms to capture desired views of a scene or a target. To avoid collisions with the environment and occlusions, such platforms often possess redundant degrees-of-freedom. As a result, manual manipulating of such platforms demands much(More)
ii Acknowledgments There are many people I would like to thank for their never-ending support throughout my long journey as a doctoral student. First and foremost, I'd like to express my sincere appreciation to my Ph.D. advisor, Dr. Paul Oh, for his guidance, support and wisdom. Dr. Oh was always willing to meet individually whether it was to guide me in(More)
Platforms like gantries, booms, aircraft and submersibles are equipped with cameras. People teleoperate such platforms to capture desired views of a scene or a target. To avoid collisions with the environment and occluded views, such platforms are often equipped with redundant degrees-of-freedom. The operator must manually coordinate multiple(More)
Platforms like gantries, booms, aircraft and sub-mersibles are equipped with cameras. People teleop-erate such platforms to capture desired views of a scene or a target. To avoid collisions with the environment and occluded views, such platforms are often equipped with redundant degrees-of-freedom. The operator must manually coordinate multiple(More)
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