Improving Lidar Data Evaluation for Object Detection and Tracking Using a Priori Knowledge and Sensorfusion

David Wittmann, Frederic Chucholowski, Markus Lienkamp

Abstract

This paper presents a new approach to improve lidar data evaluation on the basis of using a priori knowledge. In addition to the common I- and L-shapes, the directional IS-shape, the C-shape for pedestrians and the E-shape for bicycles are introduced. Considering the expected object shape and predicted position enables effective interpretation even of poor measurement values. Therefore a classification routine is utilized to distinguish between three classes (cars, bicycles, pedestrians). The tracking operation with Kalman filters is based on class specific dynamic models. The fusion of radar objects with the used a priori knowledge improves the quality of the lidar evaluation. Experiments with real measurement data showed good results even with a single layer lidar scanner.

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in Harvard Style

Wittmann D., Chucholowski F. and Lienkamp M. (2014). Improving Lidar Data Evaluation for Object Detection and Tracking Using a Priori Knowledge and Sensorfusion . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-758-039-0, pages 794-801. DOI: 10.5220/0005117707940801


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco14,
author={David Wittmann and Frederic Chucholowski and Markus Lienkamp},
title={Improving Lidar Data Evaluation for Object Detection and Tracking Using a Priori Knowledge and Sensorfusion},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2014},
pages={794-801},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005117707940801},
isbn={978-989-758-039-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - Improving Lidar Data Evaluation for Object Detection and Tracking Using a Priori Knowledge and Sensorfusion
SN - 978-989-758-039-0
AU - Wittmann D.
AU - Chucholowski F.
AU - Lienkamp M.
PY - 2014
SP - 794
EP - 801
DO - 10.5220/0005117707940801