15.3.1.4 Carnegie Mellon NAVLAB, AMBLER, etc.

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Autonomous Vehicles. Vehicle Control. System: NAVLAB. Road Following. Path Planning.

CMU NavLab,
CMU-RI2007
HTML Version. The NavLab Lab site. The series of vehicles from NavLab 1 to NavLab 11. BibRef 0700

Hebert, M., Thorpe, C.E., Stentz, A., (Eds.),
Intelligent Unmanned Ground Vehicles: Autonomous Navigation Research at Carnegie Mellon,
KluwerBoston, December 1996. ISBN 0-7923-9833-5.
WWW Link. Indexed by: BibRef 9612 NAVLAB96The second book on the NAVLAB project. BibRef

Thorpe, C.E., (ed.),
Vision and Navigation, the Carnegie Mellon NAVLAB,
Norwell MA: Kluwer1990, 384 pages. Indexed by: BibRef 9000 NAVLAB90 System: NAVLAB. The BibRef Bookdescription of the NAVLAB project. Many of the following reports become redundant. BibRef

Thorpe, C.E.,
Mobile Robots,
PRAI(5), 1991, pp. 383-397. BibRef 9100

Thorpe, C.E., Hebert, M., Shafer, S.A., and Kanade, T.,
Vision and Navigation for the Carnegie-Mellon NAVLAB,
PAMI(10), No. 3, May 1988, pp. 362-373.
IEEE DOI (In the special issue). BibRef 8805
Earlier: without A2: DARPA87(143-152). A general outline of the current status of the NAVLAB vehicle. Primarily discusses the system issues and some of the road following methods that are used. BibRef

Bares, J., Hebert, M., Kanade, T., Krotkov, E., Mitchell, T., Simmons, R., and Whittaker, W.,
AMBLER: An Autonomous Rover for Planetary Exploration,
Computer(22), No. 6, June 1990, pp. 18-26. System: AMBLER. The description of the whole project, not much vision. BibRef 9006

Krotkov, E., Simmons, R.,
Perception, Planning, and Control for Autonomous Walking with the Ambler Planetary Rover,
IJRR(15), No. 2, April 1996, pp. 155-180. BibRef 9604

Krotkov, E., Simmons, R., and Whittaker, W.,
AMBLER: A Hexapod Planatary Rover,
IAS93(xx-yy). BibRef 9300

Wettergreen, D., Thorpe, C.E., and Whittaker, W.,
Exploring Mount Erebus by Walking Robot,
IAS93(xx-yy). BibRef 9300

Whittaker, W., Kanade, T., and Mitchell, T.,
1990 Year End Report, Autonomous Planetary Rover at Carnegie Mellon,
CMU-RI-TR-91-19, August 1991. BibRef 9108
And:
1989 Year End Report, Autonomous Planetary Rover at Carnegie Mellon,
CMU-RI-TR-90-04, February 1990. Report on the ambler project. By the end of 1990, over 1km of walking. BibRef

Thorpe, C.E.,
Fido: Vision and Navigation for a Robot Rover,
CMU-CS-TR-84-168, 1984, Application, Navigation. BibRef 8400

Stentz, A.,
The NAVLAB System for Mobile Robot Navigation,
Ph.D.Thesis (CS), March 1990, BibRef 9003 CMU-CS-TR-90-123. Description of the NAVLAB software architecture starting from Codger. BibRef

Shafer, S.A., Stentz, A., and Thorpe, C.E.,
An Architecture for Sensor Fusion in a Mobile Robot,
CRA86(2002-2011). BibRef 8600
And: CMU-RI-TR-86-9, April 1986. Sensor Fusion. Blackboard. Part of the ALV session at the conference. This reports on the CMU blackboard system for their ALV. BibRef

Hebert, M., Kanade, T., and Kweon, I.,
3-D Vision Techniques for Autonomous Vehicles,
AIRI90(273-337). BibRef 9000
And: CMU-RI-TR-88-12, August 1988. BibRef
And: A1, A2 Only:
3-D Vision for Outdoor Navigation by an Autonomous Vehicle,
DARPA88(593-601). CMU's version of ALV vision. BibRef

Thorpe, C.E., and Kanade, T.,
First Year End Report for Perception for Outdoor Navigation,
CMU-RI-TR-90-23, November 1990. BibRef 9011
And:
Carnegie Mellon NAVLAB Vision,
DARPA89(273-282). Annual reports on the NAVLAB project. BibRef

Shafer, S.A., and Whittaker, W.,
Development of an Integrated Mobile Robot System at Carnegie Mellon University: December 1989 Final Report,
CMU-RI-TR-90-12, January 1990. BibRef 9001
Earlier:
June 1987 Annual Report: Development of an Integrated Mobile Robot System at Carnegie Mellon,
CMU-RI-TR-88-10, July 1987. System: Codger. System: NGS. The report on the NAVLAB project and its pieces. BibRef

Reece, D.A., Shafer, S.A.,
Control of Perceptual Attention in Robot Driving,
AI(78), No. 1-2, October 1995, pp. 397-430.
WWW Link. BibRef 9510

Reece, D.A.,
Selective Perception for Robot Driving,
Ph.D.Thesis (CS), May 1992, BibRef 9205 CMU-CS-TR-92-139. Active Vision, Focus of Attention. The traffic simulator PHAROS used as the street environment. Three selective perception techniques: perceptual routines to guide visual search (e.g. scan along the road side), second one to decide on what is most critical, third reason about dynamic objects. BibRef

Reece, D.A., and Shafer, S.A.,
Planning for Perception in Robot Driving,
DARPA92(953-960). Active Vision. ALV planning. BibRef 9200

Reece, D.A., and Shafer, S.A.,
Using Active Vision to Simplify Perception for Robot Driving,
CMU-CS-TR--91-199, November 1991.
PS File. BibRef 9111
Earlier:
A Computational Model of Driving for Autonomous Vehicles,
CMU-CS-TR-91-122, April 1991.
PS File. The driving program Ulysses and the simulator Pharos. BibRef

Blackwell, M.K.,
The Uranus Mobile Robot,
CMU-RI-TR-91-06, September 1990. Research base for indoor navigation, describes hardware, etc. BibRef 9009

Kelly, A.[Alonzo],
Adaptive Perception for Autonomous Vehicles,
CMU-RI-TR-94-18, May 1994. BibRef 9405

Thorpe, C.E., Gowdy, J.,
Annotated Maps for Autonomous Land Vehicles,
DARPA90(765-771). BibRef 9000

Chapter on Active Vision, Camera Calibration, Mobile Robots, Navigation, Road Following continues in
Navigation Issues .


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