Ego-motion Recovery and Robust Tilt Estimation for Planar Motion using Several Homographies

Mårten Wadenbäck, Anders Heyden

Abstract

In this paper we suggest an improvement to a recent algorithm for estimating the pose and ego-motion of a camera which is constrained to planar motion at a constant height above the floor, with a constant tilt. Such motion is common in robotics applications where a camera is mounted onto a mobile platform and directed towards the floor. Due to the planar nature of the scene, images taken with such a camera will be related by a planar homography, which may be used to extract the ego-motion and camera pose. Earlier algorithms for this particular kind of motion were not concerned with determining the tilt of the camera, focusing instead on recovering only the motion. Estimating the tilt is a necessary step in order to create a rectified map for a SLAM system. Our contribution extends the aforementioned recent method, and we demonstrate that our enhanced algorithm gives more accurate estimates of the motion parameters.

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in Harvard Style

Wadenbäck M. and Heyden A. (2014). Ego-motion Recovery and Robust Tilt Estimation for Planar Motion using Several Homographies . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-009-3, pages 635-639. DOI: 10.5220/0004744706350639


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp14,
author={Mårten Wadenbäck and Anders Heyden},
title={Ego-motion Recovery and Robust Tilt Estimation for Planar Motion using Several Homographies},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={635-639},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004744706350639},
isbn={978-989-758-009-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)
TI - Ego-motion Recovery and Robust Tilt Estimation for Planar Motion using Several Homographies
SN - 978-989-758-009-3
AU - Wadenbäck M.
AU - Heyden A.
PY - 2014
SP - 635
EP - 639
DO - 10.5220/0004744706350639