British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition


The Visual Guidance of Robots

One Day BMVA/BRA Technical Meeting to be held on 15 July 1998

at British Institute of Radiology, 36 Portland Place, London.


Chairperson: Dr Peter Rockett (The University of Sheffield)


10:30 Registration and coffee

10:55 Introduction and welcome, Peter Rockett (University of Sheffield)

11:00 Visual Navigation for Autonomous Agricultural Vehicles, Libor Spacek (University of Essex)

11:40 The Detection of Landmarks by an Undersea Robotic Vision System, V F Leavers & N A Purcell (University of Manchester)

12:20 A View-based Solution to Autonomous Map Building and Path Planning, Anthony Harris & Neil Thacker (University of Sheffield)

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Vision-aided Navigation of an Autonomous Horticultural Vehicle,Ben Southall, Tony Hague, John Marchant & Bernard Buxton (Silsoe Research Institute and University College London)

14:40 Application of Lie Algebras to Affine Invariant Visual Servoing, Tom Drummond & Roberto Cipolla (University of Cambridge)

15:20 Tea

15:40 Using Structure from Motion to Model Environments, P.L.Palmer, A.Hilton, P.McLauchlan, A.Manessis and M.Zaman ( University of Surrey)

16:20 Summary and discussion

16:30 Closing remarks and finish

The BMVA is an accredited provider for the IEE/IMechE Continuous Professional Development scheme:
attendance at this meeting will earn delegates 3 CPD points