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JACIII Vol.14 No.1 pp. 55-62
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2010.p0055
(2010)

Paper:

Omnidirectional Vision for Mobile Robot Navigation

Zahari Taha, Jouh Yeong Chew, and Hwa Jen Yap

Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, University Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received:
April 25, 2009
Accepted:
November 7, 2009
Published:
January 20, 2010
Keywords:
omni-directional vision, mobile robot, localization, navigation, color detection
Abstract

Machine vision has been widely studied, leading to the discovery of many image-processing and identification techniques. Together with this, rapid advances in computer processing speed have triggered a growing need for vision sensor data and faster robot response. In considering omnidirectional camera use in machine vision, we have studied omnidirectional image features in depth to determine correlation between parameters and ways to flatten 3-dimensional images into 2 dimensions. We also discuss ways to process omnidirectional images based on their individual features.

Cite this article as:
Z. Taha, J. Chew, and H. Yap, “Omnidirectional Vision for Mobile Robot Navigation,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.14, No.1, pp. 55-62, 2010.
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