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Velocity kinematic modeling for wheeled mobile robots

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2 Author(s)
Dong Hun Shin ; Dept. of Mech. Eng., Seoul Univ., South Korea ; Kyung Hoon Park

Presents the velocity kinematic modeling of wheeled mobile robots (WMRs) by applying the matrix coordinate transformation to every pair of WMRs including wheeled pairs which were dealt with in ad-hoc manners in previous methodologies. A wheeled pair is not replaced with a planar pair and its kinematics is formulated together with those of lower pairs, even though there exists 2 DOF motion at a wheeled pair. The proposed method is implemented successfully to obtain the forward velocity kinematics of a WMR, and it is therefore regarded as a real counterpart to transformation methodologies widely used for kinematics of the robot manipulators.

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Robotics and Automation, 2001. Proceedings 2001 ICRA. IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:4 )

Date of Conference:

2001