Departmental Papers (ESE)

Document Type

Conference Paper

Date of this Version

July 1993

Comments

Copyright 1993 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS '93, Volume 1, 1993, pages 123-130.

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NOTE: At the time of publication, author Daniel Koditschek was affiliated with the University of Michigan. Currently, he is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Abstract

In the recent successful effort to achieve the spatial two-juggle - batting two freely falling balls into independent stable periodic vertical orbits by repeated impacts with a three degree of freedom robot arm, the authors have found it necessary to introduce a dynamical window manager into their real-time stereo vision. This paper describes these necessary enhancements to the original vision system and then proposes a more formal account of how such a feedback based sensor might be understood to work. Further experimentation will be required to determine the extent to which the analytical model explains (and might thus be used as a tool to improve) the performance of the system presently working in the laboratory.

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Date Posted: 06 June 2008

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