A Vision System for a Cognitive Robot: Combination of Monocular Slam and Measurable Movement-Control

K. Zhou, M. Zillich, and M. Vincze (Austria)


Cognitive robot, Monocular SLAM, measurable movement-control for mobile robot, and 3D spatial point reconstruction.


One essential capability of an intelligent cognitive robot is detecting objects in a scene and capturing their details based on vision. In our project, the visual SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) with a single camera is applied to acquire sparse landmarks for a large scale map. As we adopt the monocular SLAM with a single camera, the measurable movement-control of the mobile robot is combined, which also enhances the accuracy and the robustness of the cognition process and helps with seizing the details of some small objects.

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