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Presentation 2016-11-18 09:30
Localization by a Web Camera for Low-cost Agricultural Mobile Robots
Kazunobu Sumiya, Ryo Shigeta, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Toru Asami (U-Tokyo), Naoki Kabaya (WorkRobot)
Abstract (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) Robust and accurate self-localization is required for autonomous mobile robots to complete their tasks in various fields. While rotary encoders are commonly used for localization, in slippery environments such as farm- land, it could lead to poor results. This paper presents a localization method without any external equipment and markers, but only with an inexpensive Web-cam on the robot. By using a single downward-looking camera, our localization method achieves both an easy installation and robustness against the environmental changes.
Keyword (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) Localization / Visual odometry / Agricultural robots / Precision Agriculture / / / /  
Reference Info. IEICE Tech. Rep., vol. 116, no. 308, ASN2016-55, pp. 79-84, Nov. 2016.
Paper # ASN2016-55 
Date of Issue 2016-11-10 (ASN) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 0913-5685  Online edition: ISSN 2432-6380

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Conference Date 2016-11-17 - 2016-11-18 
Place (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Place (in English) Nagoya University 
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Conference Code 2016-11-ASN 
Language Japanese 
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Title (in English) Localization by a Web Camera for Low-cost Agricultural Mobile Robots 
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Keyword(1) Localization  
Keyword(2) Visual odometry  
Keyword(3) Agricultural robots  
Keyword(4) Precision Agriculture  
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1st Author's Name Kazunobu Sumiya  
1st Author's Affiliation The University of Tokyo (U-Tokyo)
2nd Author's Name Ryo Shigeta  
2nd Author's Affiliation The University of Tokyo (U-Tokyo)
3rd Author's Name Yoshihiro Kawahara  
3rd Author's Affiliation The University of Tokyo (U-Tokyo)
4th Author's Name Toru Asami  
4th Author's Affiliation The University of Tokyo (U-Tokyo)
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Date Time 2016-11-18 09:30:00 
Presentation Time 20 
Registration for ASN 
Paper # IEICE-ASN2016-55 
Volume (vol) IEICE-116 
Number (no) no.308 
Page pp.79-84 
#Pages IEICE-6 
Date of Issue IEICE-ASN-2016-11-10 


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