Environment classification using Kohonen self‐organizing maps

@article{Burn2008EnvironmentCU,
  title={Environment classification using Kohonen self‐organizing maps},
  author={Kevin Burn and Geoffrey Home},
  journal={Expert Systems},
  year={2008},
  volume={25}
}
Abstract: This paper describes a new method for classifying three‐dimensional environments in real time using Kohonen self‐organizing maps (SOMs). The method has been developed to enable autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to navigate without human intervention in previously unexplored subsea environments, but can be generalized to unmanned aircraft equipped with appropriate sensors flying over unchartered terrains, or spacecraft exploring remote planets, subject to appropriate pre‐mission… 

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