Light conditions represent an important part of every vision application. This paper describes one active behavioral scheme of one particular active vision system. This behavioral scheme enables an active system to adapt to current environmental conditions by constantly validating the amount of the reflected light using luminance meter and dynamically changed significant vision parameters. The purpose of the experiment was to determine the connections between light conditions and inner vision parameters. As a part of the experiment, Response Surface Methodology (RSM) was used to predict values of vision parameters with respect to luminance input values. RSM was used to approximate an unknown function for which only few values were computed. The main output validation system parameter is called Match Score. Match Score indicates how well the found object matches the learned model. All obtained data are stored in the local database. By timely applying new parameters predicted by the RSM, the vision application works in a stabile and robust manner.


Active vision system self adaptation active behavioral scheme experiment planning response surface methodology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomislav Stipancic
    • 1
  • Bojan Jerbic
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval ArchitectureUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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