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Humans, animals, robots: handling volumic data flows
Author(s): Valery Petrov
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Paper Abstract

Human visual system is properly suited for reliable and adequate volumetric perception of natural environment. Volumetric data flows coming from the outer physical space are easily acquired, transferred and processed by eye-brain system in real time. This relates also to the animals which use different complicate mechanisms of optical volumetric data acquisition and can navigate safely at high speeds. On the contrary machine vision systems utilizing currently the stereoscopic effect in attempt to achieve volumetric data presentation are very slow, bulky and in a way inelegantly devised. The stereoscopy itself seems can hardly organize the adequate, real time volumetric robot vision.

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Date Published: 26 August 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3837, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XVIII: Algorithms, Techniques, and Active Vision, (26 August 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.360319
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Valery Petrov, Consultant to Fachhochschule Ulm (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3837:
Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XVIII: Algorithms, Techniques, and Active Vision
David P. Casasent, Editor(s)

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