Borja Bovcon

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Researcher
borja.bovcon@fri.uni-lj.si
+386 1 479 8245

I am a second-year PhD student at Visual Cognitive Systems Lab at Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana. My research interests are computer vision, obstacle detection, image segmentation and robotics.

Recent publications

Publications by Borja Bovcon

Research and Projects

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Unmnanned surface vehicles (USV) are robotic boats that can be used for coastal patrolling in a numerous applications ranging from surveillance to water cleanness control. We are developing computer vision algorithms that enable autonomous operation in the highly dynamic environments in which the USVs are applied.
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The project primary goal is to develop functionalities required for robust autonomous navigation of USVs in uncontrolled environments, primarily relying on the captured visual information. The project focuses on obstacle detection using monocular and stereo systems, development of efficient visual tracking algorithms for marine environments and environment representation through sensor fusion.

Online resources

Multimodal marine obstacle detection dataset (MODD v2) - This dataset contains marine videos, captured by unmanned surface vehicle (USV). The challenge, posed by this dataset, is to segment each image into three natural regions: the sky, the shore and the sea, and furthermore, detect obstacles in the sea area.