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Experts of probabilistic flow subspaces for robust monocular odometry in urban areas

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Herdtweck,  C
Department Human Perception, Cognition and Action, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society;

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Curio,  C
Department Human Perception, Cognition and Action, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society;

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Herdtweck, C., & Curio, C. (2012). Experts of probabilistic flow subspaces for robust monocular odometry in urban areas. In IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV 2012) (pp. 661-667). Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0013-B72C-0
Abstract
Visual odometry has been promoted as a fundamental component for intelligent vehicles. Relying solely on monocular image cues would be desirable. Nevertheless, this is a challenge especially in dynamically varying urban areas due to scale ambiguities, independent motions, and measurement noise. We propose to use probabilistic learning with auxiliar depth cues. Specifically, we developed an expert model that specializes monocular egomotion estimation units on typical scene structures, i.e. statistical variations of scene depth layouts. The framework adaptively selects the best fitting expert. For on-line estimation of egomotion, we adopted a probabilistic subspace flow estimation method. Learning in our framework consists of two components: 1) Partitioning of datasets of video and ground truth odometry data based on unsupervised clustering of dense stereo depth profiles and 2) training a cascade of subspace flow expert models. A probabilistic quality measure from the estimates of the experts provides a selection rule overall leading to improvements of egomotion estimation for long test sequences.