JRM Vol.33 No.6 pp. 1255-1264
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2021.p1255


On the Geometric Featureless Visual Velocity of UGV in an Agriculture Scale

Satoru Sakai and Daiki Nakabayashi

Shinshu University
4-17-1 Wakasato, Nagano 380-0928, Japan

June 7, 2021
November 8, 2021
December 20, 2021
camera, velocity, vehicle, agriculture, soil
On the Geometric Featureless Visual Velocity of UGV in an Agriculture Scale

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The paper discusses a camera-based velocity estimation for unmanned ground vehicles in an agriculture scale. The proposed concept-based method does not require any geometric feature and focuses on a mapping between the captured images only. The paper provides three pilot experiments. First, we check an assumption of the proposed concept by a field experiment. Second, we check the verification by a set of numerical and laboratory experiments. Third, we check the verification by the field experiment. In the sense that the existence and sensitivity of a representation of the mapping are verified experimentally, the feasibility of the proposed concept is confirmed.

Cite this article as:
S. Sakai and D. Nakabayashi, “On the Geometric Featureless Visual Velocity of UGV in an Agriculture Scale,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.33, No.6, pp. 1255-1264, 2021.
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