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BlenSor: Blender Sensor Simulation Toolbox

  • Michael Gschwandtner
  • Roland Kwitt
  • Andreas Uhl
  • Wolfgang Pree
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6939)

Abstract

This paper introduces a novel software package for the simulation of various types of range scanners. The goal is to provide researchers in the fields of obstacle detection, range data segmentation, obstacle tracking or surface reconstruction with a versatile and powerful software package that is easy to use and allows to focus on algorithmic improvements rather than on building the software framework around it. The simulation environment and the actual simulations can be efficiently distributed with a single compact file. Our proposed approach facilitates easy regeneration of published results, hereby highlighting the value of reproducible research.

Keywords

Pitch Angle Complex Scene Obstacle Detection Game Engine Lidar Sensor 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Gschwandtner
    • 1
  • Roland Kwitt
    • 1
  • Andreas Uhl
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Pree
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer SciencesUniversity of SalzburgAustria

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