Oleg Kupervasser, Ronen Lerner, Ehud Rivlin. Error Analysis for a Navigation Algorithm based on Optical-flow and a Digital Terrain Map
Submitted on: Sep 01, 2012, 19:13:15
Natural Sciences / Computer Science / Analysis of algorithms
Description: The paper deals with the error analysis of a navigation algorithm that uses as input a sequence of images acquired by a moving camera and a Digital Terrain Map (DTM) of the region been imaged by the camera during the motion. The main sources of error are more or less straightforward to identify: camera resolution, structure of the observed terrain and DTM accuracy, field of view and camera trajectory. After characterizing and modeling these error sources in the framework of the CDTM algorithm, a closed form expression for their effect on the pose and motion errors of the camera can be found. The analytic expression provides a priori measurements for the accuracy in terms of the parameters mentioned above.
The abstract of this article will be published in the September 2012 issue of "Intellectual Archive Bulletin", ISSN 1929-1329.
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