Robust Ground Plane Detection and Tracking in Stereo Sequences Using Camera Orientation

Authors: Paul Herghelegiu, Adrian Burlacu and Simona Caraiman in: 20th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC 2016) Sinaia, Romania, October 13-15, 2016. Abstract: In this paper we introduce an algorithm to detect the ground plane taking into consideration the orientation of the camera, namely its pitch and roll. The proposed algorithm is based on an… Continue Reading Robust Ground Plane Detection and Tracking in Stereo Sequences Using Camera Orientation

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Obstacle Detection in Stereo Sequences using Multiple Representations of the Disparity Map

Authors: Adrian Burlacu, Simona Bostaca, Ioana Hector, Paul Herghelegiu, Gabriel Ivanica, Alin Moldoveanu, Simona Caraiman in: 20th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC 2016) Sinaia, Romania, October 13-15, 2016. Abstract: Object detection represents an important task in various application fields, such as automotive or assistive technologies. In this context stereo cameras are among the most… Continue Reading Obstacle Detection in Stereo Sequences using Multiple Representations of the Disparity Map

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Iterative Closest Point Problem: A Tensorial Approach to Finding the Initial Guess

Authors: Adrian Burlacu, Alexandru Cohal, Simona Caraiman,  Daniel Condurache in: 20th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC 2016) Sinaia, Romania, October 13-15, 2016. Abstract: The iterative closest point (ICP) problem is very important in multiple fields such as robotics, machine vision, automotive or assistive technologies. The problem is to find the optimal transformation that can… Continue Reading Iterative Closest Point Problem: A Tensorial Approach to Finding the Initial Guess

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Real-time Inter-process Communication in Heterogeneous Programming Environments

Authors: Adrian Alexandrescu, Andrei Stan, Nicolae-Alexandru Botezatu, Simona Caraiman in: 20th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC 2016) Sinaia, Romania, October 13-15, 2016. Abstract: In a complex real-time application, each module can be independently developed, therefore, different processes need to communicate with each other safely and as quickly as possible. This paper proposes a flexible… Continue Reading Real-time Inter-process Communication in Heterogeneous Programming Environments

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Sound of Vision – Spatial Audio Output and Sonification Approaches

Authors: M. Bujacz, K.Kropidlowski, G. Ivanica, A. Moldoveanu, C. Saitis, A. Csapo, G. Wersenyi, S. Spagnol, O. I. Johannesson, R. Unnborsson, M. Rotnicki, P. Witek in: 15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2016) Abstract: The paper summarizes a number of audio-related studies conducted by the Sound of Vision consortium, which focuses on the construction of… Continue Reading Sound of Vision – Spatial Audio Output and Sonification Approaches

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Sound of Vision – 3D Scene Reconstruction from Stereo Vision in an Electronic Travel Aid for the Visually Impaired

Authors: M. Owczarek, P. Skulimowski, P. Strumillo in: 15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2016) Abstract: The paper presents the preliminary results for the parametrization of 3D scene for sonification purposes in an electronic travel aid (ETA) system being built within the European Union’s H2020 Sound of Vision project. The ETA is based on the concept… Continue Reading Sound of Vision – 3D Scene Reconstruction from Stereo Vision in an Electronic Travel Aid for the Visually Impaired

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Model-based Obstacle Sonification for the Navigation of Visually Impaired Persons

Authors: Simone Spagnol, Charalampos Saitis, Michal Bujacz, Omar I. Johannesson, Kyriaki Kalimeri, Alin Moldoveanu, Arni Kristjansson, Runar Unnthorsson in: 19th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-16) Abstract: This paper proposes a sonification model for encoding visual 3D information into sounds, inspired by the impact properties of the objects encountered during blind navigation. The proposed model is compared… Continue Reading Model-based Obstacle Sonification for the Navigation of Visually Impaired Persons

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The Sound of Vision Project: On the Feasibility of an Audio-Haptic Representation of the Environment, for the Visually Impaired

Authors: Ómar I. Jóhannesson, Oana Balan, Runar Unnthorsson, Alin Moldoveanu and Árni Kristjánsson in: Brain Sciences. 2016, 6(3), 20; Abstract: The Sound of Vision project involves developing a sensory substitution device that is aimed at creating and conveying a rich auditory representation of the surrounding environment to the visually impaired. However, the feasibility of such an approach is… Continue Reading The Sound of Vision Project: On the Feasibility of an Audio-Haptic Representation of the Environment, for the Visually Impaired

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