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Title: Systems and methods for maintaining multiple objects within a camera field-of-view

In one embodiment, a system and method for maintaining objects within a camera field of view include identifying constraints to be enforced, each constraint relating to an attribute of the viewed objects, identifying a priority rank for the constraints such that more important constraints have a higher priority that less important constraints, and determining the set of solutions that satisfy the constraints relative to the order of their priority rank such that solutions that satisfy lower ranking constraints are only considered viable if they also satisfy any higher ranking constraints, each solution providing an indication as to how to control the camera to maintain the objects within the camera field of view.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1241517
Assignee:
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (Gainesville, FL) ALO
Patent Number(s):
9,288,449
Application Number:
13/057,073
Contract Number:
FG04-86NE37967
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Aug 05
Research Org:
University of Florida Research Foundation Inc., Gainesville, FL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

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