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Motion Planning

In this book, new results or developments from different research backgrounds and application fields are put together to provide a wide and useful viewpoint on these headed research problems mentioned above, focused on the motion planning problem of mobile ro-bots. These results cover a large range of the problems that are frequently encountered in the motion planning of mobile robots both in theoretical methods and practical applications including obstacle avoidance methods, navigation and localization techniques, environmental modelling or map building methods, and vision signal processing etc. Different methods such as potential fields, reactive behaviours, neural-fuzzy based methods, motion control methods and so on are studied. Through this book and its references, the reader will definitely be able to get a thorough overview on the current research results for this specific topic in robotics. The book is intended for the readers who are interested and active in the field of robotics and especially for those who want to study and develop their own methods in motion/path planning or control for an intelligent robotic system.

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Motion PlanningEdited by Xj Jing

Published: June 1st 2008

DOI: 10.5772/78

ISBN: 978-953-7619-01-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5733-5

Copyright year: 2008

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82094 Total Chapter Downloads

55 Crossref Citations

51 Web of Science Citations

101 Dimensions Citations


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1. Local Autonomous Robot Navigation Using Potential Fields

By Miguel A. Padilla Castañeda, Jesús Savage, Adalberto Hernández and Fernando Arámbula Cosío


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2. Foundations of Parameterized Trajectoriesbased Space Transformations for Obstacle Avoidance

By J.L. Blanco, J. González and J.A. Fernández-Madrigal


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3. Text Detection and Pose Estimation for a Reading Robot

By Marius Bulacu, Nobuo Ezaki and Lambert Schomaker


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4. Robust Vision-only Mobile Robot Navigation with Topological Maps

By Toon Goedeme and Luc Van Gool


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5. A Practical Approach for Motion Planning of Wheeled Mobile Robots

By Luis Gracia and Josep Tornero


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6. SOVEREIGN: an Autonomous Neural System for Incrementally Learning to Navigate towards a Rewarded Goal

By William Gnadt and Stephen Grossberg


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7. Stereo Matching and 3D Reconstruction via an Omnidirectional Stereo Sensor

By Lei He, Chuanjiang Luo, Feng Zhu and Yingming Hao


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8. Motion Estimation of Moving Target Using Multiple Images in Intelligent Space

By TaeSeok Jin and Hideki Hashimoto


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9. Robot Tracking Using the Particle Filter and SOM in Networked Robotic Space

By TaeSeok Jin


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10. Artificial Coordinating Field Based Motion Planning of Mobile Robots

By Xing-Jian Jing and Yue-Chao Wang


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11. Minimum-Energy Motion Planning for Differential-Driven Wheeled Mobile Robots

By Chong Hui Kim and Byung Kook Kim


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12. Performance Evaluation of Potential Field Based Distributed Motion Planning Methods for Robot Collectives

By Leng-Feng Lee and Venkat N. Krovi


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13. Motion Planning of Intelligent Explorer for Asteroid Exploration Mission

By Takashi Kubota, Tatsuaki Hashimoto and Jun’ichiro Kawaguchi


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14. Modification of Kohonen Rule for Vehicle Path Planing by Behavioral Cloning

By Ranka Kulic


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15. An Immunological Approach to Mobile Robot Navigation

By Guan-Chun Luh and Wei-Wen Liu


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16. A Mobile Computing Framework for Navigation Tasks

By Mohammad R. Malek, Mahmoud R. Delavar and Shamsolmolook Aliabady


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17. Planning with Discrete Harmonic Potential Fields

By Ahmad A. Masoud


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18. Mobile Robot with Preliminary-Announcement and Indication of Scheduled Route and Occupied Area Using Projector

By Takafumi Matsumaru


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19. Occupancy Grid Maps for Localization and Mapping

By Adam Milstein


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20. Neuro-Fuzzy Navigation Technique for Control of Mobile Robots

By Dayal R. Parhi


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21. Spatial Reasoning with Applications to Mobile Robotics

By Lech Polkowski and Pawel Osmialowski


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22. Automated Static and Dynamic Obstacle Avoidance in Arbitrary 3D Polygonal Worlds

By J.M.P. van Waveren and L.J.M. Rothkrantz


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23. Reactive Motion Planning for Mobile Robots

By Abraham Sánchez1, Rodrigo Cuautle1, Maria A. Osorio1 and René Zapata


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24. Integrating Time Performance in Global Path Planning for Autonomous Mobile Robots

By A. R. Diéguez, R. Sanz and J. L. Fernández


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25. Building Internal Maps of a Mobile Robot

By Branko Ster and Andrej Dobnikar


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26. Cooperative Indoor Navigation Using Environment-Embedded Assistance Devices

By Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Kuniaki Kawabata, Daisuke Kurabayashi, Igor E. Paromtchik and Hajime Asama


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27. Nonlinear Motion Control of Mobile Robot Dynamic Model

By Jasmin Velagic, Bakir Lacevic and Nedim Osmic


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28. Planning for Unraveling Deformable Linear Objects Based on Their Silhouette

By Hidefumi Wakamatsu, Eiji Arai and Shinichi Hirai


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29. Smoothing of Piecewise Linear Paths

By Michel Waringo and Dominik Henrich


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30. A Novel Feature Extraction Algorithm for Outdoor Mobile Robot Localization

By Sen Zhang, Wendong Xiao and Lihua Xie


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