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Sensing and environment perception for a mobile vehicle
Author(s): Francois Blais; Marc Rioux
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Paper Abstract

Experimental results for the detection of the navigable space surrounding a mobile vehicle using a compact optical 3-D range sensor are presented. A first prototype of the optical sensor, which is based on the use of a double aperture mask in place of the diaphragm of a standard camera lens to acquire panoramic images of a room, is shown. Preliminary experiments concerning the integration of multiple acquisitions and creation of a map of the immediate free space environment around the vehicle, when the sensor is used in an exploratory mode, are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1480, Sensors and Sensor Integration, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46495
Show Author Affiliations
Francois Blais, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
Marc Rioux, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1480:
Sensors and Sensor Integration
Peter D. Dean, Editor(s)

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