Image-based robot motion simulation

  • Zhao Q
  • Sun Z
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This paper describes an image-based robot animation technique. The technique utilizes eigen space method to generate compact representations of images from a set of reference images. A wavelet neural network is used to learn the relationship between robot joints and image representations. The learning algorithm is Quasi-Newton algorithm with Levenberg-Marquardt modifications. The trajectory in the joint space is first planned to generate a joint sequence. A corresponding sequence of representations can be obtained through the trained wavelet neural network and the image sequence can be synthesized using the result of eigen space method. No a priori models of robot and camera or any calibrations are needed. The virtual motion of the robot UP6 is demonstrated. © 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

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  • Eigen space method
  • Quasi-Newton algorithm
  • Robot motion simulation
  • Wavelet neural network

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  • Qingjie Zhao

  • Zengqi Sun

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