Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 08:15
collage showing several metal containers and multi-colored heatmap images

On Friday, February 22nd, Brian O'Neil successfully defended his doctoral disseration, "Object recognition and pose estimation for manipulation in nuclear material handling activities." As a part of this effort, Brian develop the Cylindrical Projection Histgram (CPH) in order to accurately identify objects with high specular reflectivity. Thus it was possible to identify predominantly stainless steel objects in a stainless steel environment such as a glovebox.