Departmental Papers (MEAM)

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Conference Paper

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Date of this Version

May 2001


Copyright 2001 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2001 (ICRA 2001), Volume 2, pages 1714-1719.
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This paper considers the problem of vision-based control of a nonholonomic mobile robot. We describe the design and implementation of real-time estimation and control algorithms on a car-like robot platform using a single omni-directional camera as a sensor without explicit use of odometry. We provide experimental results for each of these vision-based control objects. The algorithms are packaged as control modes and can be combined hierarchically to perform higher level tasks involving multiple robots.



Date Posted: 15 November 2004

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