A method of detecting a structure in a field, a method of steering an agricultural vehicle and an agricultural vehicle

Morten Rufus Blas (Inventor), Mogens Blanke (Inventor), Tommy Ertbølle Madsen (Inventor)

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Abstract

An agricultural vehicle (2) comprises a steering system providing steering signals, said steering system comprising an imaging device (11) for imaging surroundings of the vehicle and an image processing device (13), said steering system operating to provide by means of the imaging device (11) an image of the field (21), analyse the image to obtain texture information, assign to a plurality of areas of the image probability-values reflecting the likelihood that the respective area relates to a specific structure (12), assume at least one geometric property of said specific structure (12), and establish a most possible position parameter of said specific structure taking into account said probability-values and the assumed geometric property; and to provide a steering signal in accordance with the position parameter thus established.
Original languageEnglish
IPCA01B69/00; A01F15/08
Filing date10/08/2016
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date23/03/2010
Priority numberEP20100157313
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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