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Application of perception in Robotics

A brief overview is provided regarding the application of perception in Robotics.

The main application of perception is towards implementing computer vision, i.e extraction of meaningful information from images and videos and utilizing them to complete a task. Some examples in other industry are given below:

  • Agriculture: Autonomous crop monitoring ​​
  • Tourism Industry: Passenger Flow Management ​​
  • Transportation: Self-driving automobiles​​
  • Healthcare: Cancer cell Identification, Robotic Surgery
  1. Object Detection and Tracking
    • Detecting moving objects in each frame​
    • Associating the detections corresponding to the same object over time​
    • Required sensors: RGB camera
  2. Face Detection and Tracking
    • Detect a face to track​
    • Identify facial features to track​
    • Track the face​
    • Required sensors: RGB camera
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