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A duo of finished specialists leads a crew of popular foreign researchers and execs who supply specific technical experiences and the newest ideas to a number of very important difficulties. They proportion hard-won perception into the sensible implementation and integration matters enthusiastic about constructing self sufficient and open robot structures, in addition to in-depth examples, present and destiny purposes, and large illustrations.

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3 Application examples In this section we present some experimental results of real-time stereo-visionbased obstacle detection for unstructured terrain. 3 m in front and on top of the vehicle, spaced 20 cm apart. 8 (a) Isodisparity profile lines generated from the disparity map using a LUT method. (b) A single isodisparity line (curved line), its reference line (straight) and detected obstacle pixels. (c) Detected obstacle points. (d) Obstacle map. the same vehicle coordinate system. A centralized triggering signal was generated for the stereo systems and other sensors to synchronize the data capturing.

8 RADAR-Based Augmented State Vector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Process Model . . . . . . . . . .

4 CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS The earlier sections have detailed many of the practical difficulties of visually based guidance and presented pragmatic techniques used during field demonstrations. To be realistic, autonomous vehicles represent a highly complex set of problems and current capability is still at the stage of the SAP/F “donkey” engaged in A-to-B mobility. To extend this capability, researchers need to think further along the technology road map [1] and tackle perception challenges such as: terrain mapping, detection of cover, classification of vegetation, and the like.

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