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Reachable Points for a Robot Arm

Authors: [tex2html_wrap4202]N. Pei, S. Whitesides

Investigator username: sue

Category: perception

Subcategory: geometric algorithms

We study robot arms modeled as sequences of links hinged end to end. We introduce the concept of a convex obtuse polygon and give algorithms for reconfiguring robot arms in such environments.