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Structure Inference for Bayesian Multisensory Perception and Tracking

By Timothy Hospedales and Joel Cartwright

Abstract

We investigate a solution to the problem of multisensor\ud perception and tracking by formulating it in\ud the framework of Bayesian model selection. Humans\ud robustly associate multi-sensory data as appropriate,\ud but previous theoretical work has focused\ud largely on purely integrative cases, leaving\ud segregation unaccounted for and unexploited by\ud machine perception systems. We illustrate a unifying,\ud Bayesian solution to multi-sensor perception\ud and tracking which accounts for both integration\ud and segregation by explicit probabilistic reasoning\ud about data association in a temporal context. Unsupervised\ud learning of such a model with EM is illustrated\ud for a real world audio-visual application

Topics: Sensor Fusion
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk:1842/3713

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