Vision sensing for control of long-reach flexible manipulators

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Title: Vision sensing for control of long-reach flexible manipulators
Author: Obergfell, Klaus ; Book, Wayne John
Abstract: This paper presents an end-point position measurement method for long-reach flexible manipulators using a landmark tracking system (LTS). The LTS is based on a computer vision system designed for the tracking of retro reflective landmarks. Hardware and software components of the LTS are described and the calibration procedure and sensing performance are discussed. Two methods are suggested to improve the performance of the current system.
Description: © 1996 ASME Presented at the 1996 Japan/USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, July 7-10, 1996, Boston, Massachusetts.
Type: Proceedings
ISBN: 0791812316
Citation: Obergfell, K. and W.J. Book, “Vision Sensing for Control of Long-Reach Flexible Manipulators”, 1996 Japan-U.S.A. Symposium on Flexible Automation, July, 1996, Boston, MA, pp 945-950.
Date: 1996-07
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Subject: Position sensing
Computer vision
Landmark tracking
Flexible manipulators
End-point position

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