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Old 01-27-2018, 01:51 PM
SamuelA is offline
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Originally Posted by Tripler View Post
You need to go basic for me. What exactly is a "classifier"? Prediction states and the rest of it rely on this basic definition
It's a neural network/digital filter that goes from sensor data to "what is the state of the environment and how uncertain am I about it"? Image recognition classifiers are some of the most common but the same algorithms work on other sensor types as well as multiple sensors combined.

So in my example of a "rube goldberg constructing robot", the machine has several cameras and a lidar. There is say a red ball on the table, a chip bag, and a gear. Classifier converts the large digital video frames of from the robot's cameras to

[ objects found]
[identities for each object]
[positions in 6 axes for each object]
[velocities for each object]

Last edited by SamuelA; 01-27-2018 at 01:53 PM.