Journal of Bionic Engineering

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 247–252 | Cite as

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Fast and Robust Stereo Vision Algorithm for Obstacle Detection

  • Yi-peng ZhouEmail author


Binocular computer vision is based on bionics, after the calibration through the camera head by double-exposure image synchronization, access to the calculation of two-dimensional image pixels of the three-dimensional depth information. In this paper, a fast and robust stereo vision algorithm is described to perform in-vehicle obstacles detection and characterization. The stereo algorithm which provides a suitable representation of the geometric content of the road scene is described, and an in-vehicle embedded system is presented. We present the way in which the algorithm is used, and then report experiments on real situations which show that our solution is accurate, reliable and efficient. In particular, both processes are fast, generic, robust to noise and bad conditions, and work even with partial occlusion.


stereo vision vehicle dynamics visibility range image alignment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AutomationNorthwestern Polytechnic UniversityXianP. R. China

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