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Design Of A Robotic Locating System
Author(s): William J. Wolfe; Wendell H. Chun; Lewis J. Pinson
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Paper Abstract

A microprocessor based multisensor robotic locating system (RLS) was designed and is currently under development. The system uses primarily off-the-shelf components, integrated into a single package applicable to a wide variety of robotic tasks. Range and orientation to a specified target is measured using a combination of video camera, illuminator, ultra-sonics, and optical rangefinder. The processing algorithms are designed to operate in real time by exploiting known patterns that are on the target in the form of retroreflective material.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 1985
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0521, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, (17 January 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946183
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William J. Wolfe, Martin Marietta Denver Aerospace (United States)
Wendell H. Chun, Martin Marietta Denver Aerospace (United States)
Lewis J. Pinson, University of Colorado (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0521:
Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision
David P. Casasent; Ernest L. Hall, Editor(s)

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