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Towards Stable Adversarial Feature Learning for LiDAR based Loop Closure Detection

Xu, Lingyun; Yin, Peng; Luo, Haibo; Liu, Yunhui; Han, Jianda;
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  • Published: 21 Nov 2017
Stable feature extraction is the key for the Loop closure detection (LCD) task in the simultaneously localization and mapping (SLAM) framework. In our paper, the feature extraction is operated by using a generative adversarial networks (GANs) based unsupervised learning. GANs are powerful generative models, however, GANs based adversarial learning suffers from training instability. We find that the data-code joint distribution in the adversarial learning is a more complex manifold than in the original GANs. And the loss function that drive the attractive force between synthesis and target distributions is unable for efficient latent code learning for LCD task. T...
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