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Author Wallack, A.S. ♦ Canny, J.F. ♦ Manocha, D.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1993
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Robot sensing systems ♦ Machine vision ♦ Computer science ♦ Assembly ♦ Hardware ♦ Reduced instruction set computing ♦ Fingers ♦ Object recognition ♦ Pulp manufacturing ♦ Robot control
Abstract A localization technique using reliable, highly accurate, robust, inexpensive light beam sensors designed for mechanical assembly and manufacturing is presented. The technique involves passing polyhedral objects through a set of crossed beams and storing the positions when any beam is broken or reconnects. The geometrical constraints simplify the correspondence problem, so that it is solvable in linear time or can be solved using a precomputed hash table. The global minimum least-squared error pose is computed exactly using methods from algebra and numerical analysis. The limitations of this technique result from the beam sensor's limitations.
Description Author affiliation: Div. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA (Wallack, A.S.; Canny, J.F.)
ISBN 0818634502
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1993-05-02
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 681.48 kB
Page Count 8
Starting Page 692
Ending Page 699


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library