publication . Article . 2016

A Study of Visual Descriptors for Outdoor Navigation Using Google Street View Images

Fernández, L.; Payá, L.; Reinoso, O.; Jiménez, L. M.; Ballesta, M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Journal of Sensors (issn: 1687-725X, eissn: 1687-7268, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
Abstract
A comparative analysis between several methods to describe outdoor panoramic images is presented. The main objective consists in studying the performance of these methods in the localization process of a mobile robot (vehicle) in an outdoor environment, when a visual map that contains images acquired from different positions of the environment is available. With this aim, we make use of the database provided by Google Street View, which contains spherical panoramic images captured in urban environments and their GPS position. The main benefit of using these images resides in the fact that it permits testing any novel localization algorithm in countless outdoor e...
Subjects
acm: ComputingMethodologies_IMAGEPROCESSINGANDCOMPUTERVISION
free text keywords: Technology (General), T1-995, Article Subject
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publication . Article . 2016

A Study of Visual Descriptors for Outdoor Navigation Using Google Street View Images

Fernández, L.; Payá, L.; Reinoso, O.; Jiménez, L. M.; Ballesta, M.;