Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 109–113 | Cite as

3D pose estimation for articulated vehicles using Kalman-filter based tracking

  • C. FuchsEmail author
  • F. Neuhaus
  • D. Paulus
Applied Problems


Knowledge about relative poses within a tractor/trailer combination is a vital prerequisite for kinematic modelling and trajectory estimation. In case of autonomous vehicles or driver assistance systems, for example, the monitoring of an attached passive trailer is crucial for operational safety. We propose a camerabased 3D pose estimation system based on a Kalman-filter. It is evaluated against previously published methods for the same problem.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Active Vision Group, Institute for Computational VisualisticsUniversity of Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany

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