An improved Method for Obstacle Avoidance for Mobile Robot Navigation


Emerson Raja, Joseph and Lim, Way Soong and Venkataseshaiah, Chinthakunta and Leow, T. H (2014) An improved Method for Obstacle Avoidance for Mobile Robot Navigation. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8 (15). pp. 233-236. ISSN 1991-8178

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The article describes the development of a new obstacle avoidance method obtained by combining the potential field method and three point comparison method to overcome the local minima limitation of the exiting potential field method. The proposed method is used to guide the robot in a partially known 2-D environment to reach the target with a collision-free path and minimum traveling distance. The performance of this proposed method was tested on a mobile robot in simulated environments with different levels of obstacles. The results obtained were encouraging.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mobile Robot, Obstacle avoidance, Potential field method, Sonar patterns, Ultrasonic sensor
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2016 03:35
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016 03:35


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