Accession Number : ADA266867


Title :   Third Annual Report for Perception for Outdoor Navigation


Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 3, 16 Aug 91-15 Aug 92,


Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA ROBOTICS INST


Personal Author(s) : Thorpe, Charles ; Kanade, Takeo ; Hebert, Martial ; Pomerleau, Dean


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a266867.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 71


Abstract : This report reviews progress at Carnegie Mellon from August 16, 1991 to August 15, 1992 on research sponsored by DARPA, DoD, monitored by the U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center under contract DACA 76-89-C-0014, titled Perception for Outdoor Navigation. Research supported by this contract includes perception for road following, terrain mapping for off-road navigation, and systems software for building integrated mobile robots. We overview our efforts for the year, and list our publications and personnel, then provide further detail on several of our subprojects.


Descriptors :   *NAVIGATION , *MOBILE , *OUTDOOR , *MAPPING , COMPUTER PROGRAMS , CONTRACTS , ROBOTS , PERSONNEL , PERCEPTION , ARMY , ROADS , DOCUMENTS , BUILDINGS , TERRAIN , ENGINEERING


Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Navigation and Guidance


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE