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Purposive recognition: an active and qualitative approach
Author(s): Ehud Rivlin; Yiannis Aloimonos; Azriel Rosenfeld
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Paper Abstract

We propose an alternative way to study the problem of visual recognition which is closer to the spirit emerging from Brooks' work on building robots than to Marr's reconstructive approach. Our theory is purposive in the sense that recognition is considered in the context of an agent performing it in an environment, along with the agent's intentions that translate into a set of behaviors; it is qualitative in the sense that only partial recovery is needed; it is active in the sense that various partial recovery tasks need for recognition are achieved through active vision; and it is opportunistic in the sense that every available cue is used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 1992
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 1611, Sensor Fusion IV: Control Paradigms and Data Structures, (30 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.57925
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Ehud Rivlin, Univ. of Maryland (United States)
Yiannis Aloimonos, Univ. of Maryland (United States)
Azriel Rosenfeld, Univ. of Maryland (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1611:
Sensor Fusion IV: Control Paradigms and Data Structures
Paul S. Schenker, Editor(s)

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