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    • Closing the Loop with Graphical SLAM 

      Folkesson, John; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2007-08)
      The problem of simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is addressed using a graphical method. The main contributions are a computational complexity that scales well with the size of the environment, the elimination ...
    • Design and implementation of a multi-agent systems laboratory 

      Jones, Malachi Gabriel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
      This thesis presents the design, development, and testing of a multi-agent systems laboratory that will enable the experimental investigation of Networked Control Systems. Networked Control Systems (NCS) are integrations ...
    • A Discriminative Approach to Robust Visual Place Recognition 

      Pronobis, A.; Caputo, B.; Jensfelt, Patric; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2006-10)
      An important competence for a mobile robot system is the ability to localize and perform context interpretation. This is required to perform basic navigation and to facilitate local specific services. Usually localization ...
    • Efficient ranging-sensor navigation methods for indoor aircraft 

      Sobers, David Michael, Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-07-09)
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are often used for reconnaissance, search and rescue, damage assessment, exploration, and other tasks that are dangerous or prohibitively difficult for humans to perform. Often, these tasks include ...
    • EIAH's Experience in Localization and Customization of DSpace 

      Khazraee, Emad; Malek, Hamed; Moaddeli, Saeed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      The encyclopedia of Iranian architectural history was established with the goal of increasing the accessibility of the widespread resources and documents related to Iranian architectural history and to provide a better and ...
    • An Empirical Evaluation of Context-Sensitive Pose Estimators in an Urban Outdoor Environment 

      Endo, Yoichiro; Ulam, Patrick D.; Arkin, Ronald C.; Balch, Tucker; Powers, Matthew D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005)
      When a mobile robot is executing a navigational task in an urban outdoor environment, accurate localization information is often essential. The difficulty of this task is compounded by sensor drop-out and the presence of ...
    • Enabling Quality-of-Service Applications in Sensor Networks 

      Su, Weilian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-04-12)
      Recent advances in Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems technology, wireless communications, and digital electronics have enabled the development of low-cost, low-power, multifunctional sensor nodes that are small in size and ...
    • Exploiting Distinguishable Image Features in Robotic Mapping and Localization 

      Jensfelt, Patric; Folkesson, John; Kragic, Danica; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySpringer Verlag, 2006-03)
      Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is an important research area in robotics. Lately, systems that use a single bearing-only sensors have received significant attention and the use of visual sensors have been ...
    • From role play to behavior: How cultural background influences Western and Eastern MMOG players in world of warcraft 

      Feng, Jihan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-05-21)
      Researchers have been studying virtual world culture for decades. However, little attention has been devoted to the intersection of virtual world culture and real world culture. Even less attention has been given to the ...
    • Information-based Reduced Landmark SLAM 

      Choudhary, Siddharth; Indelman, Vadim; Christensen, Henrik I.; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2015-05)
      In this paper, we present an information-based approach to select a reduced number of landmarks and poses for a robot to localize itself and simultaneously build an accurate map. We develop an information theoretic ...
    • iSAM: Incremental Smoothing and Mapping 

      Kaess, Michael; Ranganathan, Ananth; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008)
      We present incremental smoothing and mapping (iSAM), a novel approach to the simultaneous localization and mapping problem that is based on fast incremental matrix factorization. iSAM provides an efficient and exact ...
    • Learning Visibility of Landmarks for Vision-Based Localization 

      Alcantarilla, Pablo F.; Oh, Sang Min; Mariottini, Gian Luca; Bergasa, Luis M.; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010)
      We aim to perform robust and fast vision-based localization using a pre-existing large map of the scene. A key step in localization is associating the features extracted from the image with the map elements at the current ...
    • Localization of Subsurface Targets using Optimal Maneuvers of Seismic Sensors 

      Alam, Mubashir (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-05-10)
      The use of seismic waves to detect subsurface targets such as landmines is a very promising technology compared to existing methods like Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Electromagnetic Induction (EMI) sensing. The ...
    • Localizing Embeddings for Recommendation Systems using Binary Pairwise Comparisons 

      Oshaughnessy, Matthew R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-07-18)
      Recommendation systems predict the preferences of users (who may be, for example, customers of an online shopping website or moviegoers), to various items (for example, consumer products or movies). One way this information ...
    • The M-Space Feature Representation for SLAM 

      Folkesson, John; Jensfelt, Patric; Christensen, Henrik I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2007-10)
      In this paper, a new feature representation for simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is discussed. The representation addresses feature symmetries and constraints explicitly to make the basic model numerically ...
    • Map-based Priors for Localization 

      Oh, Sang Min; Tariq, Sarah; Walker, Bruce N.; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2004-09)
      Localization from sensor measurements is a fundamental task for navigation. Particle filters are among the most promising candidates to provide a robust and realtime solution to the localization problem. They instantiate the ...
    • Memory for Auditory Icons and Earcons with Localization Cues 

      Bonebright, Terry L.; Nees, Michael A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Community on Auditory Display, 2007-06)
      This study was designed to test whether associations between visual icons on a computer screen and auditory icons (environmental sounds that have a direct association with an object) or earcons (synthetic sounds that have ...
    • Overset adaptive strategies for complex rotating systems 

      Shenoy, Rajiv (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-01-08)
      The resolution of the complex physics of rotating configurations is critical for any engineering analysis that requires multiple frames of reference. Two well-known applications are in the rotorcraft and wind energy ...
    • Particle filter-based architecture for video target tracking and geo-location using multiple UAVs 

      Sconyers, Christopher (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-01-02)
      Research in the areas of target detection, tracking, and geo-location is most important for enabling an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platform to autonomously execute a mission or task without the need for a pilot or ...
    • Place Recognition-Based Fixed-Lag Smoothing for Environments with Unreliable GPS 

      Mottaghi, Roozbeh; Kaess, Michael; Ranganathan, Ananth; Roberts, Richard; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008-05)
      Pose estimation of outdoor robots presents some distinct challenges due to the various uncertainties in the robot sensing and action. In particular, global positioning sensors of outdoor robots do not always work ...