Section: New Results
Free navigation space estimation
Participants : Raoul de Charette, Rafael Colmenares Prieto, Alexis Meyer, Fawzi Nashashibi.
Autonomous vehicles need to know where they can physically drive. In the past, lane detection was used to bound the driving area of the vehicle but road markings do not exist in many urban scenario thus perception needs to estimate the free navigation space with other means.
To contrast with the state of the art two approaches were developed and will be published soon. The first approach is using a monocular setup and use an absurd logic to identify the flow of the scene and extract the ego motion. The second method still under research is to develop a hybrid approach to segment the navigation space using energy minimization to label the scene assuming learning on the go.