Title: A bio-inspired auto-velocity detection algorithm for autonomous robots
Authors : Gwerder, Erhard
Doran, Hans Dermot
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics
Volume(Issue) : 2
Pages : 56
Pages to: 65
Conference details: 14th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Madrid, 26-28 July 2017
Publisher / Ed. Institution : ICINCO
Issue Date: 2017
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Autonomous robots; Robotics; Robot vision; Optical sensors
Subject (DDC) : 620: Engineering
Abstract: As examples of computationally cheap and robust sensors the eyes of a fly are well known in literature. Attempts to replicate the function of the eye in electronic technology has resulted in several algorithms and implementations based on those algorithms. These implementations are either impractical for industrial use or use costly Application Specific Integrated Circuits. In an attempt to use a low-cost Commercial off the Shelf camera as a sensor in a real-world robot navigation use-case we investigate two commonly used algorithms and find them unsuitable. We develop a new algorithm – the Distance of Travel algorithm – show its suitability and investigate its properties in both simulation and practical experiments.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Embedded Systems (InES)
Publication type: Conference Paper
DOI : 10.5220/0006430200560065
ISBN: 978-989-758-264-6
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/8178
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