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Local Binary Pattern Based Texture Analysis in Real Time using a Graphics Processing Unit (long version)
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This paper presents a novel implementation of the “Local Binary Pattern” (LBP) texture analysis operator on a consumer-grade graphical processing unit (GPU), which yields a 14 to 18-fold run time reduction compared to standard CPU implementations. Expand
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{RAVON} -- The Robust Autonomous Vehicle for Off-road Navigation
Abstract: This chapter describes the work of the Robotics Research Lab at the University of Kaiserslautern in the field of autonomous off-road robotics. It introduces concepts developed for hazardExpand
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Probabilistic distance measures of the Dirichlet and Beta distributions
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We give the analytical definitions of the Chernoff, Bhattacharyya and Jeffreys-Matusita probabilistic distances between two Dirichlet distributions and two Beta distributions as its special case. Expand
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Visual Terrain Traversability Estimation Using a Combined Slope/Elevation Model
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We show that this strategy increases the range of a vision-based traversability estimation system compared to a pure plane-fitting approach. Expand
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Hardware/Software co-design of a key point detector on FPGA
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We present a modular and manual hardware/software co-design, with its implementation on a Xilinx XUP-Virtex II Pro board co- design to solve these issues. Expand
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Proving sequential consistency by model checking
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Sequential consistency is a multiprocessor memory model of both practical and theoretical importance. Expand
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A Customizable, Multi-host Simulation and Visualization Framework for Robot Applications
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A highly flexible framework for visualization and sensor simulation in three-dimensional environments is presented. Expand
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Oblivious Document Capture and Real-Time Retrieval
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We present a prototype system that takes a step into this direction. Expand
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Design concept of a human-like robot head
  • K. Berns, T. Braun
  • Computer Science
  • 5th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid…
  • 5 December 2005
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This paper describes an approach that aims at answering some of these design choices. Expand
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Detecting and Following Humans with a Mobile Robot
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The development of service robots that are able to assist humans during their everyday tasks has become a popular research area over the last few years. Expand
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