Landmark Based Navigation in Next Generation Vehicles

Manchala, M K (2014) Landmark Based Navigation in Next Generation Vehicles. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Technology.

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Abstract

Most existing Global Positioning System (GPS)-based vehicle navigation systems (also termed route guidance systems) utilize distance within their turn-by-turn navigation directions. For example, a system might give a voice instruction such as \turn left in 0.2 mile". However, human drivers usually use landmarks to help their navigation. Some previous research has shown that there are performance-related benefits in using landmarks instead of distance for navigation. The goal of this thesis work is to develop a landmark-based navigation system in next generation cars using computer vision techniques. We also provide an interactive platform based on hand gestures to intuitively interact with the landmark-based navigation system.

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: TD196
Subjects: Others > Electricity
Divisions: Department of Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2014 05:23
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2015 07:33
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/1000
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