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Author Cristhian A. Aguilera, Cristhian Aguilera, Cristóbal A. Navarro, & Angel D. Sappa pdf  openurl
  Title (up) Fast CNN Stereo Depth Estimation through Embedded GPU Devices Type Journal Article
  Year 2020 Publication Sensors 2020 Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 2020-June Issue 11 Pages pp. 1-13  
  Keywords stereo matching; deep learning; embedded GPU  
  Abstract Current CNN-based stereo depth estimation models can barely run under real-time

constraints on embedded graphic processing unit (GPU) devices. Moreover, state-of-the-art

evaluations usually do not consider model optimization techniques, being that it is unknown what is

the current potential on embedded GPU devices. In this work, we evaluate two state-of-the-art models

on three different embedded GPU devices, with and without optimization methods, presenting

performance results that illustrate the actual capabilities of embedded GPU devices for stereo depth

estimation. More importantly, based on our evaluation, we propose the use of a U-Net like architecture

for postprocessing the cost-volume, instead of a typical sequence of 3D convolutions, drastically

augmenting the runtime speed of current models. In our experiments, we achieve real-time inference

speed, in the range of 5–32 ms, for 1216  368 input stereo images on the Jetson TX2, Jetson Xavier,

and Jetson Nano embedded devices.
 
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Author Ricaurte P; Chilán C; Cristhian A. Aguilera; Boris X. Vintimilla; Angel D. Sappa pdf  url
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  Title (up) Feature Point Descriptors: Infrared and Visible Spectra Type Journal Article
  Year 2014 Publication Sensors Journal Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 14 Issue Pages pp. 3690-3701  
  Keywords cross-spectral imaging; feature point descriptors  
  Abstract This manuscript evaluates the behavior of classical feature point descriptors when they are used in images from long-wave infrared spectral band and compare them with the results obtained in the visible spectrum. Robustness to changes in rotation, scaling, blur, and additive noise are analyzed using a state of the art framework. Experimental results using a cross-spectral outdoor image data set are presented and conclusions from these experiments are given.  
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Author Juan A. Carvajal; Dennis G. Romero; Angel D. Sappa pdf  openurl
  Title (up) Fine-tuning deep convolutional networks for lepidopterous genus recognition Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Lecture Notes in Computer Science Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 10125 LNCS Issue Pages pp. 467-475  
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Author Dennys Paillacho; F. Novillo; W. Agila.; V. Huilcapi pdf  url
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  Title (up) Impacto de las redes de comunicaciones en los Sistemas Robóticos de Control Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication Revista Politécnica Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 35 Issue Pages pp. 97-102  
  Keywords Ethernet, CAN, Swichted Ethernet, Sistemas de control en red, Ciclo de comunicación, Control de ajuste de trayectoria  
  Abstract El análisis de incidencia que tienen las redes de comunicaciones sobre el comportamiento de los sistemas robóticos de control en red muestra grandes dificultades cuando se quieren hacer evaluaciones de tipo analítico. Por tal razón, en este trabajo un análisis que utiliza una aproximación basada en simulación es propuesto, de manera que el comportamiento temporal y espacial de un sistema robótico de control en red pueda ser evaluado. Para tal efecto, se propone un entorno de validación mediante el cual una red de comunicaciones permita distribuir mensajes de control entre el controlador principal y los controladores remotos ubicados en cada articulación angular del robot manipulador planar. Las interacciones entre los componentes del sistema han sido modeladas mediante un sistema de capas. Dicho modelo es llevado a un entorno de simulación con la finalidad de analizar el impacto de distintos parámetros de comunicaciones (i.e. tipo de red, tasa de datos y tamaño de datos) sobre el ciclo de comunicación y el error de seguimiento de trayectoria en un sistema robótico.  
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Author Morocho-Cayamcela, M.E. pdf  openurl
  Title (up) Increasing the Segmentation Accuracy of Aerial Images with Dilated Spatial Pyramid Pooling Type Journal Article
  Year 2020 Publication Electronic Letters on Computer Vision and Image Analysis (ELCVIA) Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 19 Issue Issue 2 Pages pp. 17-21  
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Author Miguel Oliveira; Vítor Santos; Angel D. Sappa; Paulo Dias; A. Paulo Moreira pdf  url
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  Title (up) Incremental Scenario Representations for Autonomous Driving using Geometric Polygonal Primitives Type Journal Article
  Year 2016 Publication Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 83 Issue Pages pp. 312-325  
  Keywords Incremental scene reconstructionPoint cloudsAutonomous vehiclesPolygonal primitives  
  Abstract When an autonomous vehicle is traveling through some scenario it receives a continuous stream of sensor data. This sensor data arrives in an asynchronous fashion and often contains overlapping or redundant information. Thus, it is not trivial how a representation of the environment observed by the vehicle can be created and updated over time. This paper presents a novel methodology to compute an incremental 3D representation of a scenario from 3D range measurements. We propose to use macro scale polygonal primitives to model the scenario. This means that the representation of the scene is given as a list of large scale polygons that describe the geometric structure of the environment. Furthermore, we propose mechanisms designed to update the geometric polygonal primitives over time whenever fresh sensor data is collected. Results show that the approach is capable of producing accurate descriptions of the scene, and that it is computationally very efficient when compared to other reconstruction techniques.  
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Author Miguel Oliveira; Vítor Santos; Angel D. Sappa; Paulo Dias; A. Paulo Moreira pdf  url
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  Title (up) Incremental Texture Mapping for Autonomous Driving Type Journal Article
  Year 2016 Publication Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 84 Issue Pages pp. 113-128  
  Keywords Scene reconstruction, Autonomous driving, Texture mapping  
  Abstract Autonomous vehicles have a large number of on-board sensors, not only for providing coverage all around the vehicle, but also to ensure multi-modality in the observation of the scene. Because of this, it is not trivial to come up with a single, unique representation that feeds from the data given by all these sensors. We propose an algorithm which is capable of mapping texture collected from vision based sensors onto a geometric description of the scenario constructed from data provided by 3D sensors. The algorithm uses a constrained Delaunay triangulation to produce a mesh which is updated using a specially devised sequence of operations. These enforce a partial configuration of the mesh that avoids bad quality textures and ensures that there are no gaps in the texture. Results show that this algorithm is capable of producing fine quality textures.  
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Author Morocho-Cayamcela, M.E. & W. Lim pdf  openurl
  Title (up) Lateral confinement of high-impedance surface-waves through reinforcement learning Type Journal Article
  Year 2020 Publication Electronics Letters Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 56 Issue 23, 12 November 2020 Pages pp. 1262-1264  
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  Abstract The authors present a model-free policy-based reinforcement learning

model that introduces perturbations on the pattern of a metasurface.

The objective is to learn a policy that changes the size of the

patches, and therefore the impedance in the sides of an artificially structured

material. The proposed iterative model assigns the highest reward

when the patch sizes allow the transmission along a constrained path

and penalties when the patch sizes make the surface wave radiate to

the sides of the metamaterial. After convergence, the proposed

model learns an optimal patch pattern that achieves lateral confinement

along the metasurface. Simulation results show that the proposed

learned-pattern can effectively guide the electromagnetic wave

through a metasurface, maintaining its instantaneous eigenstate when

the homogeneity is perturbed. Moreover, the pattern learned to

prevent reflections by changing the patch sizes adiabatically. The

reflection coefficient S1, 2 shows that most of the power gets transferred

from the source to the destination with the proposed design.
 
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Author Xavier Soria , Gonzalo Pomboza-Junez & Angel Sappa. url  openurl
  Title (up) LDC: Lightweight Dense CNN for Edge Detection. Type Journal Article
  Year 2022 Publication IEEE Access journal Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 10 Issue Pages pp. 68281-68290  
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Author Carlos Monsalve; Alain April and Alain Abran pdf  url
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  Title (up) Measuring software functional size from business process models Type Journal Article
  Year 2011 Publication International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Vol. 21 Issue Pages pp. 311–338  
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  Abstract ISO 14143-1 specifies that a functional size measurement (FSM) method must provide measurement procedures to quantify the functional user requirements (FURs) of software. Such quantitative information, functional size, is typically used, for instance, in software estimation. One of the international standards for FSM is the COSMIC FSM method — ISO 19761 — which was designed to be applied both to the business application (BA) software domain and to the real-time software domain. A recurrent problem in FSM is the availability and quality of the inputs required for measurement purposes; that is, well documented FURs. Business process (BP) models, as they are commonly used to gather requirements from the early stages of a project, could be a valuable source of information for FSM. In a previous article, the feasibility of such an approach for the BA domain was analyzed using the Qualigram BP modeling notation. This paper complements that work by: (1) analyzing the use of BPMN for FSM in the BA domain; (2) presenting notation-independent guidelines for the BA domain; and (3) analyzing the possibility of using BP models to perform FSM in the real-time domain. The measurement results obtained from BP models are compared with those of previous FSM case studies.  
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