IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Virtual whiskers — Highly responsive robot collision avoidance

2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013)

Author(s): Thomas Schlegl ; Torsten Kroger ; Andre Gaschler ; Oussama Khatib ; Hubert Zangl
Sponsor(s): IEEE Ind. Electron. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2013
Conference Location: Tokyo, Japan
Conference Date: 3 November 2013
Page(s): 5,373 - 5,379
ISSN (Paper): 2153-0858
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6697134
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All mammals but humans use whiskers in order to rapidly acquire information about objects in the vicinity of the head. Collisions of the head and objects can be avoided as the contact point is... View More

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