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Real-time optical-flow range estimation on the iWarp
Author(s): Terrence W. Fong; Raymond E. Suorsa
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the implementation of an optical flow range-estimation algorithm, intended to support autonomous helicopter navigation, on the iWarp distributed-memory multicomputer. The implementation exploits numerous features of the iWarp communications and computation architecture to maximize performance and efficiency. The range-estimation algorithm has been previously implemented on both distributed and shared-memory workstations. Experiences and performance figures from the initial iWarp implementation are discussed along with plans for future refinements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1964, Applications of Artificial Intelligence 1993: Machine Vision and Robotics, (11 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141770
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Terrence W. Fong, Recom Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Raymond E. Suorsa, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1964:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence 1993: Machine Vision and Robotics
Kim L. Boyer; Louise Stark, Editor(s)

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