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A bio-plausible design for visual pose stabilization

Han, Shuo and Censi, Andrea and Straw, Andrew D. and Murray, Richard M. (2010) A bio-plausible design for visual pose stabilization. In: 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 5679-5686. ISBN 9781424466740.

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We consider the problem of purely visual pose stabilization (also known as servoing) of a second-order rigid-body system with six degrees of freedom: how to choose forces and torques, based on the current view and a memorized goal image, to steer the pose towards a desired one. Emphasis has been given to the bio-plausibility of the computation, in the sense that the control laws could be in principle implemented on the neural substrate of simple insects. We show that stabilizing laws can be realized by bilinear/quadratic operations on the visual input. This particular computational structure has several numerically favorable characteristics (sparse, local, and parallel), and thus permits an efficient engineering implementation. We show results of the control law tested on an indoor helicopter platform.

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Additional Information:© 2010 IEEE. This work is supported in part by the US Army Institute for Collaborative Biotechnology (ICB) and the Boeing Corporation.
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Official Citation:S. Han, A. Censi, A. D. Straw and R. M. Murray, "A bio-plausible design for visual pose stabilization," 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Taipei, 2010, pp. 5679-5686. doi: 10.1109/IROS.2010.5652857
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