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Mapping and Spatial Modelling for Navigation

by L. F. Pau

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Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English


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This volume presents the proceedings of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) held in Denmark in August 1989. It results from the activities of the NATO Special Programme on Sensory Systems for Robotic Control, running since 1983 under the auspices of the NATO Science Committee. The volume collects up-to-date interdisciplinary research findings of high practical value, about spatial- data structures, mapping systems, cartographic feature extraction from imagery, mobile robot navigation, and operational and research needs in mapping. As the demand for mapping products and services is growing very rapidly, but the transition to digital map production is still slow, the emphasis in this volume is on specific techniques for map production and their use in various navigation tasks. The key disciplines offering new contributions here are image processing, computational geometry, artificial intelligence, hypermedia, geography, sensor fusion, route planning, and computational environments.

Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Mapping and Spatial Modelling for Navigation, held in Fano, Denmark, August 21-25, 1989
Statementedited by L.F. Pau
SeriesNATO ASI Series, Series F: Computer and Systems Sciences -- 65, NATO ASI series -- 65.
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (VIII, 357 pages 155 illustrations).
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27072689M
ISBN 103642842151
ISBN 109783642842153
OCLC/WorldCa840301477

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