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The Cyborg Astrobiologist: porting from a wearable computer to the Astrobiology Phone-cam

  • Alexandra Bartolo (a1), Patrick C. McGuire (a2), Kenneth P. Camilleri (a1), Christopher Spiteri (a1), Jonathan C. Borg (a1), Philip J. Farrugia (a1), Jens Ormö (a3), Javier Gómez-Elvira (a4), José Antonio Rodriguez-Manfredi (a4), Enrique Díaz-Martínez (a5), Helge Ritter (a6), Robert Haschke (a6), Markus Oesker (a6) and Jörg Ontrup (a6)...

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We have used a simple camera phone to significantly improve an ‘exploration system’ for astrobiology and geology. This camera phone will make it much easier to develop and test computer-vision algorithms for future planetary exploration. We envision that the ‘Astrobiology Phone-cam’ exploration system can be fruitfully used in other problem domains as well.

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The Cyborg Astrobiologist: porting from a wearable computer to the Astrobiology Phone-cam

  • Alexandra Bartolo (a1), Patrick C. McGuire (a2), Kenneth P. Camilleri (a1), Christopher Spiteri (a1), Jonathan C. Borg (a1), Philip J. Farrugia (a1), Jens Ormö (a3), Javier Gómez-Elvira (a4), José Antonio Rodriguez-Manfredi (a4), Enrique Díaz-Martínez (a5), Helge Ritter (a6), Robert Haschke (a6), Markus Oesker (a6) and Jörg Ontrup (a6)...

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