Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics XI: Selected by H. Levent Akin, Nancy M. Amato, Volkan Isler, A. Frank van

By H. Levent Akin, Nancy M. Amato, Volkan Isler, A. Frank van der Stappen

This rigorously edited quantity is the result of the 11th variation of the Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR), that's the ultimate venue showcasing leading edge study in algorithmic robotics. The 11th WAFR, which used to be held August 3-5, 2014 at Boğaziçi college in Istanbul, Turkey persisted this practice. This quantity includes prolonged models of the forty two papers provided at WAFR. those contributions spotlight the leading edge learn in classical robotics difficulties (e.g. manipulation, movement, direction, multi-robot and kinodynamic planning), geometric and topological computation in robotics besides novel purposes comparable to informative course making plans, energetic sensing and surgical making plans. This booklet - wealthy by means of themes and authoritative participants - is a different reference at the present advancements and new instructions within the box of algorithmic foundations.

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3. We will refer to this construction as the Napoleon transformation, and we find it convenient to define the double outer Napoleon triangle as the equilateral triangle resulting from two concatenated outer Napoleon transformations of a triangle. Let NT : R3d → R3d denote the double outer Napolean transformation, see [3] for an explicit form of NT. The NNI-triplet {A, B, C} defines an associated triangle with distinct vertices for each configuration, A,B,C : S (τ ) → Conf Rd , [3] , T A,B,C (x) : = c (x|A) ,c (x|B) ,c (x|C) .

Throughout this section, the trees σ, τ ∈ BT J are NNI-adjacent and fixed, and we therefore take the liberty of suppressing all mention of these trees wherever convenient, for the sake of simplifying the presentation of our equations. Since the trees σ, τ are NNI-adjacent, we may apply Lemma 1 from [4] to find common disjoint clusters A, B, C such that {A ∪ B} = C (σ) \ C (τ ) and {B ∪ C} = C (τ ) \ C (σ). Note that the triplet {A, B, C} of the pair (σ, τ ) is unique. We call {A, B, C} the NNI-triplet of the pair (σ, τ ).

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