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Mobile Robot Localization by Remote Viewing of a Colored CylinderA system was developed for the Mars Pathfinder rover in which the rover checks its position by viewing the angle back to a colored cylinder with different colors for different angles. The rover determines distance by the apparent size of the cylinder.
Document ID
20060036896
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
External Source(s)
Authors
Volpe, R.
Litwin, T.
Matthies, L.
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1995
Subject Category
Earth Resources and Remote Sensing
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
robots planetary exploration remote sensing position finding