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Intelligent robotics research at Waterloo
Author(s): Andrew K. C. Wong
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents the recent intelligent robotics research being carried out at the PAMI Lab of the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario. The intelligence control of manipulators is directed and guided by 3-D vision. It is implemented for a mobile robot and robot manipulators in a workcell. The intelligent robotic system is capable of: (1) real-time recognition and location of 3-D objects and obstacles with a single camera system mounted on the robot arm; (2) optimal trajectory planning for a robotic manipulator with obstacle and singularity avoidance capability; and (3) vision directed navigation of a mobile robot. Application of this technology to industrial and space station projects is included in the discussion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 January 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1713, International Conference on Manufacturing Automation, (18 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.138489
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Andrew K. C. Wong, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1713:
International Conference on Manufacturing Automation
Anand Krishna Asundi; S. T. Tan, Editor(s)

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