An Experiment in Distributed Visual Attention

P. Bachiller, P. Bustos, J. M. Cañas, R. Royo



Attention mechanisms of biological vision have been applied to machine vision for several applications, like visual search and object detection. Most of the proposed models are centred on a unique way of attention, mainly stimulus-driven or bottom-up attention. We propose a visual attention system that integrates several attentional behaviours. To get a real-time implementation, we have designed a distributed software architecture that exhibits an efficient and flexible structure. We describe some implementation details and real experiments performed in a mobile robot endowed with a stereo vision head.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Bachiller P., Bustos P., M. Cañas J. and Royo R. (2007). An Experiment in Distributed Visual Attention . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-86-6, pages 106-112. DOI: 10.5220/0001634301060112

in Bibtex Style

author={P. Bachiller and P. Bustos and J. M. Cañas and R. Royo},
title={An Experiment in Distributed Visual Attention},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2007)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2007)
TI - An Experiment in Distributed Visual Attention
SN - 978-972-8865-86-6
AU - Bachiller P.
AU - Bustos P.
AU - M. Cañas J.
AU - Royo R.
PY - 2007
SP - 106
EP - 112
DO - 10.5220/0001634301060112