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Dynamic Allocation of Visual Attention for Vision-based Autonomous Navigation under Data Rate Constraints

  title={Dynamic Allocation of Visual Attention for Vision-based Autonomous Navigation under Data Rate Constraints},
  author={Ali Reza Pedram and Riku Funada and Takashi Tanaka},
  • A. Pedram, Riku Funada, Takashi Tanaka
  • Published 27 September 2021
  • Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics
  • ArXiv
This paper considers the problem of taskdependent (top-down) attention allocation for vision-based autonomous navigation using known landmarks. Unlike the existing paradigm in which landmark selection is formulated as a combinatorial optimization problem, we model it as a resource allocation problem where the decision-maker (DM) is granted extra freedom to control the degree of attention to each landmark. The total resource available to DM is expressed in terms of the capacity limit of the in… 

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