Category Archives: Code

Machine Vision Lab, Fall 2010

As part of Machine Vision lab, I had to create a program which you be able to create a 3d point cloud of a view of an object, using a webcam and a line laser. The video shows the working … Continue reading

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Image Stitcher

Recently, I created a ROS node which would listen to an image topic and start stitching them to create a mosaic. This was done using multiple methods. Two methods were OpenCV implemented (this and this) whereas a third method was manually … Continue reading

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Robot Walk Around

For a Robotics class assignment, I had to program a robot with obstacle avoidance behavior, such that it ends up walking around an unknown environment, without hitting anything. The behavior was tested on Kurt robot in USARsim environment. The obstacle avoidance was … Continue reading

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Dominant Plane Detection

The following ROS package can be used with Kinect data to find the dominant plane. This is done using RANSAC. Two versions of the software are programmed. The parameters regarding RANSAC can be changed from the launch file. The selected … Continue reading

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Robotics Project, Spring 2011

As mentioned in the Machine Vision project description, I am supposed to work on a project during the second semester at Jacobs University Master’s programme. (Yes. I am using British english. 😛 ) Unlike the Machine Vision project, where we … Continue reading

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Machine Vision Project, Spring 2011

In the second semester of Masters of Science in Smart Systems at Jacobs University Bremen, one is required to complete two projects. One of my choices was Machine Vision Project with Professor Andreas Nuechter. I had already decided last semester … Continue reading

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