Using Genetic Algorithms for Real-Time Object Detection

  • J. Martínez-Gómez
  • J. A. Gámez
  • I. García-Varea
  • V. Matellán
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5949)

Abstract

This article presents a new approach to mobile robot vision based on genetic algorithms. The major contribution of this proposal is the real-time adaptation of genetic algorithms, which are generally used offline. In order to achieve this goal, the execution time must be as short as possible. The scope of this system is the Standard Platform category of the RoboCup soccer competition. The system developed detects and estimates distance and orientation to key elements on a football field, such as the ball and goals. Different experiments have been carried out within an official RoboCup environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Martínez-Gómez
    • 1
  • J. A. Gámez
    • 1
  • I. García-Varea
    • 1
  • V. Matellán
    • 2
  1. 1.Computing Systems DepartmentUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaSpain
  2. 2.Dept. of Mechanical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of LeónSpain

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