A 3D Omnidirectional Sensor For Mobile Robot Applications

  title={A 3D Omnidirectional Sensor For Mobile Robot Applications},
  author={R{\'e}mi Boutteau and Xavier Savatier and Jean-Yves Ertaud and B{\'e}lahc{\`e}ne Mazari},
In most of the missions a mobile robot has to achieve – intervention in hostile environments, preparation of military intervention, mapping, etc – two main tasks have to be completed: navigation and 3D environment perception. Therefore, vision based solutions have been widely used in autonomous robotics because they provide a large amount of information useful for detection, tracking, pattern recognition and scene understanding. Nevertheless, the main limitations of this kind of system are the… 

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