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Distributed Color Tracker for Remote Robot Applications and Simulation Environment

  • Yong-Ho Seo
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 199)

Abstract

This paper proposed a distribuited color tracker for a robot and a simulated car navigation which can run in a network node. To perform a reliable color tracking both in a real robot and a simulated environment, a color tracker needs to deal with a reliable color filtering and a region segmentation technique. The proposed tracker also has been implemented as a network service so that it can be deployed either in any computer nodes in network environments or in the robot itself. The tracker service has been also developed to perform a coordination service for a robot that can follow a user wearing a colored shirt and for a simulated car to navigate a given track autonomously. We successfully demonstrated a human following of a robot and an autonomous car navigation using the tracker.

Keywords

Color Tracker Distributed Robot Software Network Service Programming Vision Based Tracking 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong-Ho Seo
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  1. 1.Department of Intelligent Robot EngineeringMokwon UniversityDaejeonRepublic of Korea

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