Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A novel electrooptical proximity sensor for robotics: calibration and active sensing

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Bonen, A. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada ; Saad, R.E. ; Smith, K.C. ; Benhabib, B.

An electrooptical proximity sensor capable of measuring the distance and two-dimensional orientation of an object's surface is presented. The robustness of the sensor, targeted for utilization in robotic active sensing, is achieved via the development of a novel amplitude-modulated-based electrooptical transducer, an electronic-interface circuit that provides very good noise immunity and a wide dynamic operating range, and an effective multi-region calibration process that significantly improves pose-estimations at near proximities. An experimental setup was designed and implemented for the development and verification of the proposed proximity sensor in a simulated robotic environment. Experimental results using a variety of calibrated surfaces and materials are presented and discussed. It is shown that average accuracies of 0.01 mm and 0.03° can be achieved. The robustness of the proximity sensor is also verified for potential use in grasping objects with a priori noncalibrated surfaces

Published in:

Robotics and Automation, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:13 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

Jun 1997

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.