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Three-dimensional minimum-cost path planning using cellular automata architectures
Author(s): Panagiotis G. Tzionas; Phillippos G. Tsalides; Adonios Thanailakis
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Paper Abstract

A new algorithm for the estimation of the minimum cost path between a pair of points in the 3-D space and it''s proposed VLSI implementation using a 3-D Cellular Automata (CA) architecture, are being presented in this paper. The proposed algorithm guarantees to find the minimum cost path in 3-D space, if such a path exists. The proposed algorithm is especially suitable for real-time 3-D applications, such as 3-D automated navigation, target tracking in 3- D, 3-D path planning, etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 May 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1831, Mobile Robots VII, (4 May 1993);
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Panagiotis G. Tzionas, Democritus Univ. of Thrace (Greece)
Phillippos G. Tsalides, Democritus Univ. of Thrace (Greece)
Adonios Thanailakis, Democritus Univ. of Thrace (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1831:
Mobile Robots VII
William J. Wolfe; Wendell H. Chun, Editor(s)

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