Datasets

The Robotics & Autonomous Systems research unit has a vocation to make its results maximally available and provides to this extent on this page a series of datasets that are a result of ongoing and previous research projects. We hope that these datasets can help and inpire other scientists to extend the state of the art.

Maritime object classification dataset

Description

This dataset consists of a series of annotated images taken on board ships sailing through inland waterways It is meant to be used for the development and validation of AI algorithms for the automatic classification of objects (ships / buoys / markers / … ) that are of interest for (autonomous) ship navigation.

This dataset was originally developed within the VLAIO-SSAVE project.

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This dataset is curated by Dr. Rihab Lahouli. It can be downloaded by clicking on this link (warning x MB download)

Credit

Please cite this paper if you use this dataset:

Rihab Lahouli, Geert De Cubber, Benoit Pairet, Charles Hamesse, Timothée Fréville, Rob HaeltermanDeep Learning Based Object Detection and Tracking for Maritime Situational Awareness, 17th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), February 2022

Drones versus birds dataset

Description

This dataset consists of a series of annotated videos where drones and birds are present. It is meant to be used as a dataset for the development and validation of AI algorithms for the automatic classification between drones and birds.

This dataset was originally developed within the H2020-SafeShore project and has later been extended with data from other research projects and research institutes.

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This dataset is curated by prof. Coluccia from the University of Salento and is available upon signing a data usage agreement. Details can be found here.

Credit

Please cite this paper if you use this dataset:

Angelo Coluccia, Marian Ghenescu, Tomas Piatrik, Geert De Cubber, Arne Schumann, Lars Sommer, Johannes Klatte, Tobias Schuchert, Juergen Beyerer, Mohammad Farhadi, Ruhallah Amandi, Cemal Aker, Sinan Kalkan, Muhammad Saqib, Nabin Sharma, Sultan Daud, Michael Blumenstein, Drone-vs-Bird detection challenge at IEEE AVSS2017, 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS 2017), Lecce, Italy, August 2017