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An Autonomous Vehicle Navigation Algorithm
Author(s): Joseph S. B. Mitchell
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Paper Abstract

We present a simple heuristic-based navigation algorithm for autonomous vehicle con-trol. We assume sensor input in the form of a range scan of distances to closest obstacles at a variety of angles in the vehicle's field of view. The algorithm works within a 2-dimensional model of the world to solve the problem of obstacle avoidance : find a collision-free path from START to GOAL.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 June 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0485, Applications of Artificial Intelligence I, (14 June 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943180
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Joseph S. B. Mitchell, Hughes Artificial Intelligence Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0485:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence I
John F. Gilmore, Editor(s)

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