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Robust place recognition with an application to semantic topological mapping
Author(s): J. R. Siddiqui; S. Khatibi
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Paper Abstract

The problem of robust and invariant representation of places is being addressed. A place recognition technique is proposed followed by an application to a semantic topological mapping. The proposed technique is evaluated on a robot localization database which consists of a large set of images taken under various weather conditions. The results show that the proposed method can robustly recognize the places and is invariant to geometric transformations, brightness changes and noise. The comparative analysis with the state-of-the-art semantic place description methods show that the method outperforms the competing methods and exhibits better average recognition rates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 December 2013
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9067, Sixth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2013), 90671C (24 December 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2051490
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J. R. Siddiqui, Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden)
S. Khatibi, Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9067:
Sixth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2013)
Branislav Vuksanovic; Antanas Verikas; Jianhong Zhou, Editor(s)

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