UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Mr Tom Edward Botterill

Computer Science and Software Engineering



Fields of Research

  • 3D reconstruction and image interpretation using computer vision

Researcher Summary

Tom works on the MSI-funded project on "Vision Based Automated Pruning". His research interests include 3D reconstruction and modelling using computer vision.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2015) A decision-theoretic formulation for sparse stereo correspondence problems. In Proceedings - 2014 International Conference on 3D Vision, 3DV 2014: 224 - 231. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Marin RDC., Botterill T. and Green RD. (2015) Gibbs Sampling for 2D Cane Structure Extraction From Images. Queenstown, NEW ZEALAND: 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA), In PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2015 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS AND APPLICATIONS (ICARA): 461 - 465.17 19 Jan 2015. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Paulin S., Botterill T., Lin J., Chen X. and Green R. (2015) A comparison of sampling-based path planners for a grape vine pruning robot arm. Queenstown, NEW ZEALAND: 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA), In PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2015 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS AND APPLICATIONS (ICARA): 98 - 103.17 19 Jan 2015. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Saxton V; Botterill T; Green R (2014) First steps in translating human cognitive processes of cane pruning grapevines into AI rules for automated robotic pruning. (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2014) Voxel carving for collision avoidance for a vine pruning robot arm. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series(19-21-November-2014): 54 - 59. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Lotz T., Kashif A. and Chase JG. (2014) Reconstructing 3-D Skin Surface Motion for the DIET Breast Cancer Screening System. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 33(5): 1109 - 1118. (Journal Article)
  • Floriello D., Botterill T. and Green R. (2014) A topological constrained model-based approach to correspondence problems for branched structures. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series(19-21-November-2014): 60 - 65. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2013) Detecting structured light patterns in colour images using a support vector machine. In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2013 - Proceedings: 1202 - 1206. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2013) Finding a vine's structure by bottom-up parsing of cane edges. In International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand: 112 - 117. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2013) Correcting scale drift by object recognition in single-camera SLAM. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics 43(6): 1767 - 1780. (Journal Article)
  • Floriello D., Botterill T. and Green R. (2013) Defining a geometric probability measure in correspondence problems for branched structures. In International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand: 311 - 316. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Marin RDC., Botterill T. and Green RD. (2013) Split-and-Merge EM for Vine Image Segmentation. Wellington, NEW ZEALAND: 28th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ), In International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand: 270 - 275.27 29 Jan 2013. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2012) Reconstructing partially visible models using stereo vision, structured light, and the g2o framework. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series: 370 - 375. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S., Green R. and Lotz T. (2012) Optimising light source positions to minimise illumination variation for 3D vision. In Proceedings - 2nd Joint 3DIM/3DPVT Conference: 3D Imaging, Modeling, Processing, Visualization and Transmission, 3DIMPVT 2012: 222 - 229. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Corbett-Davies S., Botterill T., Green R. and Saxton V. (2012) An expert system for automatically pruning vines. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series: 55 - 60. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Floriello D., Botterill T. and Green R. (2012) Recovering and analyzing 3D models of branched structures using computer vision: A review. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series: 325 - 329. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T; Mills S; Green R (2011) Design and calibration of a hybrid computer vision and structured light 3D imaging system. (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Bag-of-words-driven, single-camera simultaneous localization and mapping. Journal of Field Robotics 28(2): 204 - 226. (Journal Article)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Fast RANSAC hypothesis generation for essential matrix estimation. In Proceedings - 2011 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, DICTA 2011: 561 - 566. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Refining essential matrix estimates from RANSAC. Auckland, New Zealand: Twenty-sixth International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ2011), 29 01 Jan 2011. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Gittoes W., Botterill T. and Green R. (2011) Quantitative analysis of skeletonisation algorithms for modelling of branches. Auckland, New Zealand: Twenty-sixth International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ2011), 29 01 Jan 2011. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T. (2010) Visual navigation for mobile robots using the Bag-of-Words algorithm. Christchurch, New Zealand. University of Canterbury. (Thesis / Dissertation)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2010) Real-time aerial image mosaicing. In International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2009) New Conditional Sampling Strategies for Speeded-Up RANSAC. London, UK: British Machine Vision Conference 2009 (BMVC), 07 10 Jan 2009. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2008) Speeded-up Bag-of-Words algorithm for robot localisation through scene recognition. Lincoln, New Zealand: 23rd International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ08), 26 28 Jan 2008. (Conference Contribution - Published)