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Design and Characterisation of a Full-Field Range Imaging Camera for Use in Mobile Applications

  • Ben Drayton
  • Dale A. Carnegie
  • Adrian A. Dorrington
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Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 480)

Abstract

This chapter will outline the design and testing of a compact, configurable, indirect time of flight range imager. Potential applications include areas such as mobile robotics, where the introduction of robots into more complex environments necessitates the development of more advanced sensor systems. This chapter evaluates the range imager, particularly with regard to motion, and demonstrates that an improvement in the linearity of the motion error is possible by changing the order of frame measurements.

Keywords

Mobile robot Range imaging 3D camera Time of flight Motion error 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Drayton
    • 1
  • Dale A. Carnegie
    • 1
  • Adrian A. Dorrington
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Engineering and Computer ScienceVictoria University of WellingtonWellingtonNew Zealand
  2. 2.School of EngineeringUniversity of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand

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