Visual Tracking and Localization of a Small Domestic Robot

  • Raymond Sheh
  • Geoff West
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3276)


We investigate the application of a Monte Carlo localization filter to the problem of combining local and global observations of a small, off-the-shelf quadruped domestic robot, in a simulated Smart House environment, for the purpose of robust tracking and localization. A Sony Aibo ERS-210A robot forms part of this project, with the ultimate aim of providing additional monitoring, human-system interaction and companionship to the occupants.


Ground Plane Quadruped Robot Monte Carlo Localization Overhead Camera Domestic Robot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond Sheh
    • 1
  • Geoff West
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ComputingCurtin University of TechnologyPerthAustralia

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