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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/3DV.2014.34. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Marin RDC., Botterill T. and Green RD. (2015) Gibbs sampling for 2D cane structure extraction from images. In ICARA 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications: 461-465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICARA.2015.7081192. (Conference Contributions - 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. In ICARA 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications: 98-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICARA.2015.7081131. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2683405.2683419. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2014.2304959. (Journal Articles)
  • 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2683405.2683421. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/bioconf/20140301016. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICIP.2013.6738248. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2013.6727001. (Conference Contributions - 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 Articles)
  • 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2013.6727035. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Marin RDC., Botterill T. and Green RD. (2013) Split-and-merge em for vine image segmentation. In International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand: 270-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2013.6727028. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2425836.2425908. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/3DIMPVT.2012.13. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2425836.2425849. (Conference Contributions - 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2425836.2425900. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Bag-of-words-driven, single-camera simultaneous localization and mapping. Journal of Robotic Systems 28(2): 204-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rob.20368. (Journal Articles)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2011) Design and calibration of a hybrid computer vision and structured light 3D imaging system. In ICARA 2011 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications: 441-446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICARA.2011.6144924. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DICTA.2011.100. (Conference Contributions - 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 Contributions - 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. (Theses / Dissertations)
  • Botterill T., Mills S. and Green R. (2010) Real-time aerial image mosaicing. In International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2010.6148850. (Conference Contributions - 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 Nov 2008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IVCNZ.2008.4762067. (Conference Contributions - Published)