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Four-degree-of-freedom robot head for active computer vision
Author(s): Fenglei Du; J. Michael Brady
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Paper Abstract

The design of a robot head, Neuto, for active computer vision tasks is described. The head/eye platform uses a common elevation configuration and has four degrees-of-freedom. All joints are driven by dc servo motors coupled with incremental optical encoders and minimum backlash gear-boxes. Details of the mechanical design, head controller design, architecture of the active vision system, and the performance of the head are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1964, Applications of Artificial Intelligence 1993: Machine Vision and Robotics, (11 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141760
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Fenglei Du, Univ. of Oxford (United States)
J. Michael Brady, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1964:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence 1993: Machine Vision and Robotics
Kim L. Boyer; Louise Stark, Editor(s)

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