Integration of optical and acoustical imaging sensors for underwater applications

  • Goffredo G. Pieroni
  • Gian Luca Foresti
  • Vittorio Murino
Special Session on European Projects
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1311)

Abstract

This paper describes the main scientific and technical aspects foreseen for the development of the project BE-2013 titled VENICE (Virtual ENvironment interface by sensory integration for Inspection and manipulation Control in multifunctional underwater vehicles), financed by the European Commission under the programme BRITE-Euram III, related to the role of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Udine. This project is devoted to the study and development of methodologies for optimising acoustical and optical sensors' functioning and integrating related data for the formation of an accurate virtual environment aimed at supporting navigation, inspection, and maintenance/repair tasks of multifunctional remotely operated underwater vehicles.

Keywords

Virtual Environment Underwater Vehicle Back Propagation Neural Network Hough Transform Underwater Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Goffredo G. Pieroni
    • 1
  • Gian Luca Foresti
    • 1
  • Vittorio Murino
    • 1
  1. 1.DIMI - Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of UdineUdineItaly

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