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. Tokyo, Japan: International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV 2014), 8-11 Dec 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/3DV.2014.34. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Marin R., Botterill T. and Green R. (2015) Gibbs Sampling for 2D Cane Structure Extraction From Images. Queenstown, New Zealand: 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA), 17-19 Feb 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), 17-19 Feb 2015. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2014) Voxel carving for collision avoidance for a vine pruning robot arm. Hamilton, New Zealand: 29th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ), 19-21 Nov 2014. : 54-59. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Lotz T., Kashif A. and Chase JG. (2014) Reconstructing 3D skin surface motion for the DIET breast cancer screening system. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 33(5): 1109-1118. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2014.2304959. (Journal Article)
  • Floriello D., Botterill T. and Green R. (2014) A topological constrained model-based approach to correspondence problems for branched structures. Hamilton, New Zealand: 29th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ), 18-21 Nov 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2683405.2683421. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Saxton V., Botterill T. and Green R. (2014) First steps in translating human cognitive processes of cane pruning into AI rules for automated robotic pruning. Mendoza, Argentina: 37th World Congress of Vine and Wine, 9-14 Nov 2014 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2013) Detecting structured light patterns in colour images using a support vector machine. Melbourne, Australia: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 15-18 Sep 2013. : 1202-1206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICIP.2013.6738248. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2013) Finding a vine's structure by bottom-up parsing of cane edges. Wellington, New Zealand: 28th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2013), 27-29 Nov 2013. : 112-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2013.6727001. (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): 2168-2267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSMCB.2012.2230164. (Journal Article)
  • Floriello D., Botterill T. and Green R. (2013) Defining a Geometric Probability Measure in Correspondence Problems for Branched Structures. Wellington, New Zealand: 28th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2013), 27-29 Nov 2013. : 311-316. | http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6710229. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Marin R., Botterill T. and Green R. (2013) Split-and-Merge EM for Vine Image Segmentation. Wellington, New Zealand: 28th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2013), 27-29 Nov 2013. : 270-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2013.6727028. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Green R. and Mills S. (2012) Reconstructing partially visible models using stereo vision, structured light, and the g2o framework. Dunedin, New Zealand: 27th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ '12), 26-28 Nov 2012. In Proceedings:: 370-375. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2425836.2425908. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S., Green R. and Lotz T. (2012) Optimising light source positions to minimise illumination variation for 3D vision. Zurich, Switzerland: Second International Conference on 3D Imaging, Modeling, Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DIMPVT), 13-15 Oct 2012. : 222-229. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/3DIMPVT.2012.13. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Corbett-Davies S., Botterill T., Green R. and Saxton V. (2012) An expert system for automatically pruning vines. 27th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ '12): Dunedin, New Zealand, 26-28 Nov 2012. In Proceedings:: 55-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2425836.2425849. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Floriello D., Botterill T. and Green R. (2012) Recovering and analyzing 3D models of branched structures using computer vision: A review. Dunedin, New Zealand: 27th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ '12), 26-28 Nov 2012. In Proceedings:: 325-329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2425836.2425900. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Bag-of-words-driven, single-camera simultaneous localization and mapping. Journal of Field Robotics 28(2): 202-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rob.20368. (Journal Article)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Design and calibration of a hybrid computer vision and structured light 3D imaging system. Wellington, New Zealand: 5th International Conference on Automation, Robots and Applications (ICARA 2011), 6-8 Dec 2011 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Fast RANSAC hypothesis generation for essential matrix estimation. Noosa, Australia: 2011 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), 6-8 Dec 2011. : 561-566. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DICTA.2011.100. (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 Nov-1 Dec 2011. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Botterill T. (2010) Visual navigation for mobile robots using the Bag-of-Words algorithm. | http://hdl.handle.net/10092/5511. Christchurch, New Zealand. University of Canterbury. (Thesis / Dissertation)
  • 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 Nov 2008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2008.4762067. (Conference Contribution - Published)