Sensors 2012, 12(1), 278-296; doi:10.3390/s120100278
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Fusion of a Variable Baseline System and a Range Finder

Department of Systems Engineering and Automatics, University of La Laguna, Avda. Francisco Sánchez s/n, 38204 La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
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Received: 30 November 2011; in revised form: 22 December 2011 / Accepted: 22 December 2011 / Published: 28 December 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Collaborative Sensors)
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Abstract: One of the greatest difficulties in stereo vision is the appearance of ambiguities when matching similar points from different images. In this article we analyze the effectiveness of using a fusion of multiple baselines and a range finder from a theoretical point of view, focusing on the results of using both prismatic and rotational articulations for baseline generation, and offer a practical case to prove its efficiency on an autonomous vehicle.
Keywords: correspondence problem; multiple baseline; variable baseline; pinhole camera; range finder; stereo vision; sensor fusion

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Hernández-Aceituno, J.; Acosta, L.; Arnay, R. Fusion of a Variable Baseline System and a Range Finder. Sensors 2012, 12, 278-296.

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Hernández-Aceituno J, Acosta L, Arnay R. Fusion of a Variable Baseline System and a Range Finder. Sensors. 2012; 12(1):278-296.

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Hernández-Aceituno, Javier; Acosta, Leopoldo; Arnay, Rafael. 2012. "Fusion of a Variable Baseline System and a Range Finder." Sensors 12, no. 1: 278-296.

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