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Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data

Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Moffett Field, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Helicopters -- Piloting -- Simulation methods.,
  • Computer vision.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVision based range estimation using helicopter flight data.
    StatementPhilip N. Smith, Banavar Sridhar, and Bassam Hussein.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 103930.
    ContributionsSridhar, B., Hussein, Bassam., Ames Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15378536M

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Vision-Based Range Estimation Using Helicopter Flight Data. Phillip N. Smith, Banavar Sridhar, and Bassam Hussien NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA Abstract.

Pilot aiding during low-altitude flight depends on the ability to detect and locate obstacles near the helicopter's intended flightpath.

Get this from a library. Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data. [Philip N Smith; B Sridhar; Bassam Hussein; Ames Research Center.]. Computer-vision-based methods provide one general approach for obstacle detection and range estimation.

Several Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data book have been developed for this purpose, but have not been tested with actual flight data. This paper presents results obtained using helicopter flight data with a feature-based range estimation algorithm. Validation of Vision-Based Range Estimation Algorithms Using Helicopter Flight Data Phillip N.

Smith NASA Ames Research Center,r,/ Objective. r Demonstrate effectiveness of an optic flow method Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data book passive range estimation using a Kalman-filter implementation with helicopter flight data Overview • Ranging Algorithm.

Electro-optical sensors can be used to compute range to objects in the flight path of a helicopter. The computation is based on the optical flow/motion at different points in the image.

A maximum number of consecutive no-matches Image sequence using helicopter flight data Y.-L. TANG and R. KASTURI 69 is defined to remove those features being occluded or missed by the detector for a long time.

Multiple matches In this case, more than Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data book Cited by: 3. AIAA Guidance Navigation & Control Conference. 10 20 30 40 dw 50 dw Est. Velocity [deg/s] 50 0 0 10 20 30 Time [s] 40 50 Fig. Measurement period and estimated velocity for "aggressive step".

CONCLUSION A method for state estimation for a general helicopter based cargo transport slung load system has been by: the range information. Position information was backed out from the template track by first removing the vehicle’s rotation by using the gyroscopes, and then using the displacement of the template in each image.

Flight results using a constrained testbed were presented in addition to results from an outdoor helicopter. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer.

By continuing to use this site and access its features, you are consenting to our use of cookies. To find out more about the way Informa uses cookies please go to our Cookie Policy page. Vision-based target tracking and motion estimation using a small UAV A motion controller for a pan-tilt camera on an autonomous helicopter Tracking ground targets using an autonomous helicopter with a vision system On Coordinated Road Search using Time-Coordinated Path Following of Cited by:   The task is to fly an unmanned helicopter autonomously through a course with gates that are only slightly larger than the vehicle itself.

A camera is installed on the vehicle to detect the gates. Using vehicle localization data from a navigation solution, camera alignment and global gate positions are estimated by: License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

We propose a range estimation method for vision-based forward collision warning systems with a monocular camera. To solve. Vision-Based State Estimation and Trajectory Control Towards High-Speed Flight with a Quadrotor Shaojie Shen GRASP Lab University of Pennsylvania [email protected] Yash Mulgaonkar GRASP Lab Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data book of Pennsylvania [email protected] Nathan Michael The Robotics Vision-based range estimation using helicopter flight data book Carnegie Mellon University [email protected] Vijay Kumar GRASP Lab.

The concept of vision-based control for a flight vehicle has been an active area of research over the last decade. Recent literature focused on vision-based state estimation for use in control of a flight vehicle can be categorized by several distinctions.

One distinction is that some methods require simultaneous. Multirate and event-driven Kalman filters for helicopter flight. Abstract: A vision-based obstacle detection system that provides information about objects as a function of azimuth and elevation is discussed.

The range map is computed using a sequence of images from a passive sensor, and an extended Kalman filter is used to estimate range. Vision based techniques are proving their effectiveness and robustness in handling this problem.

In this work a comprehensive review of UAV vision based attitude estimation approaches is covered, starting from horizon based methods and passing by vanishing points, optical flow, and stereoscopic based by: Vision-Based State Estimation and Trajectory Control.

This paper addresses the development of a lightweight autonomous quadrotor that uses cameras and an inexpensive IMU as its only sensors and onboard processors for estimation and control. We describe a fully-functional, integrated system with a focus on robust visual-inertial state estimation, and demonstrate the quadrotor’s ability to Cited by: In this paper, we present a real-time stereo vision based pose and motion estimation system that will be used for landing an unmanned helicopter on a moving target such as a ship deck.

Lidar-Based Hazard Avoidance for Safe Landing on Mars. Evaluation of the Simple Safe Site Selection (S4) Hazard Detection Algorithm using Helicopter Field Test Data.

Continuous on-board monocular-vision-based elevation mapping applied to Cited by: Reddy et al., Simulation, a valuable tool in the estimation of helicopter flight dynamic characteristics 1. INTRODUCTION Highly sophisticated models are needed to precisely predict helicopter flight dynamics and performance factors.

However, satisfactory estimates can be obtained using a variety of simple methods previously. you must also learn when to use it and when not to use it. Automated Flight Control Chapter 4.

You will learn how the autopilot and the flight management system (FMS)/area navigation (RNAV) unit combine to Range View Aux OFF Bearing GPS2 Nav GPS1 Baro Set " VSI Bug The flight data computer integrates all of the data such as.

A machine perception system for aircraft and helicopters using multiple sensor data for state estimation is presented. By combining conventional aircraft sensors like gyros, accelerometers, artificial horizon, aerodynamic measuring devices and GPS with vision data taken by conventional CCD-cameras mounted on a pan and tilt platform, the position of the craft can be determined as well as the Cited by: 8.

Identification of Helicopter Dynamics based on Flight Data using Nature Inspired Techniques S.N. Omkar1, Dheevatsa Mudigere2, Senthilnath J1, M. Vijaya Kumar3 1Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science-Bangalore,KA, India 2Lehrsthul für Scientific Computing in Computer Science, Informatik Department, TUM, München – Author: S.

Omkar, Dheevatsa Mudigere, J Senthilnath, M. Vijaya Kumar. Power line detection using a fast version of Hough Transform. Once the line is detected isolator are found based on interest point detection & grouping along the line [1]. Stereo Vision-Based Navigation Altitude estimation using pixel matching and stereo disparity.

Estimation of helicopter motion parameter in bodyframe: Using pixel tracking. in Figure 2. The vision-based pose estimation module makes Vision-based pose estimation Video Sensor fusion Control Inertial data UAS platform Fig. Main functional components of the system. use of a set of arbitrarily placed artificial markers which form a map of the operational environment.

This module delivers a. Challenges of Vision-Based Helicopter Flight Helicopters are inherently unstable and require constant compensation for stable flight. The effective- ness of an autonomous helicopter is critically dependent on its accurate and stable positioning relative to objects in the environment.

detected by using the DGPS of UAV-B and the relative position estimation computed from the images. The proposed idea is to estimate the position of UAV_A using the known position of UAV_B and the estimation of the relative position of UAV_A and UAV_B using the method described above.

Unfortunately, these vision-based position estimations have. 3 VISION-BASED UAV GUIDANCE AND ESTIMATION FOR AERIAL TARGET TRACKING and acceleration can be obtained by differentiating Eq. (2) as: []T VV V T Tcc-=R acg (3) ()[]T aa a v T Tcc-= +R acg (4) where VT and aT are the velocity and acceleration of the target, respectively, V and a are the velocity and acceleration of the UAV.

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[l] and helicopter landing [2]. Vision-based control for autonomous model helicopter landing have been demonstrated by[31 and [ In the first two cases, the vision-based landing was facilitated by the presence of a predefined landing target or pattern. This allowed the vision algorithm to tractably locate the.

Performance Evaluation of Vision-Based Navigation and Landing on a Rotorcraft Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Abstract: A rotorcraft UAV provides an ideal experimental platform for vision-based navigation. This paper describes the flight tests of the US Army PALACE project, which implements Moravec's pseudo-normalized correlation tracking algorithm.

VISION-BASED UAV POSE ESTIMATION A Thesis Presented by In our work, we consider the problem of pose estimation in a helicopter, when the sensory information comes only from a single mounted camera.

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Warren E. Dixon Major: Aerospace Engineering Given the advancements in computer vision and estimation and control theory, monocular camera systems have received growing interest as a local.

specifically, sensing is limited to a vision system, an inertial measurement unit and GPS. Using bearings to features on the ship deck and knowledge of helicopter state provided by the INS/GPS, a state estimator computes estimates of deck state and covariance. This deck state estimate can then be used to compute a safe, feasible trajectory to File Size: 1MB.

Therefore, we cannot use the full image data on the front camera, as we extract the bottom camera’s image from it. As a secondary platform, a co-axial hobby helicopter was used (The Blade CX2 Coaxial Micro Helicopter, shown in Figure 3) with a Spectrum DX6i GHz transmitter to communicate.

The camera on this platform is a miniature on. Autonomous Helicopter Aerobatics through Apprenticeship Learning Pieter Abbeel1, Adam Coates2 and Andrew Y. Ng2 Abstract Autonomous helicopter flight is widely regarded to be a highly challenging control problem.

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