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Special Issue "Path Planning and Control for Robotics"
A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Systems & Control Engineering".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 July 2023 | Viewed by 1730
Special Issue Editors
Interests: mechatronics; robotics and control; virtual reality; computer vision; embedded system design; mechanical system design
Interests: robotics; human-robot interaction; mechatronics; virtual environment; engineering education
Interests: adaptive control and signal processing; nonlinear robust control; linear and nonlinear system identification; estimation theory and evolutionary computing and optimization with applications in robotics and autonomous systems as well as active noise and vibration control systems
Special Issue Information
Although robot path planning and control research started as early as late 1960s, the popularity and progress speed in these fields are increasing. The path planning might be implemented in both the structured and unstructured environments via intensive computation with hardware, software, and algorithms. The algorithm design requires integration of kinematic and dynamic of the mobile robots or manipulators while considering other constraints imposed by the environment.
Although the publications relating to the path planning and control are ubiquitous, there is an ever increasing interest in areas such as industrial automation, unmanned aerial and ground systems, nano locomotion, agriculture automation, virtual rehabilitation, rescue robots, prosthesis, medical surgery, etc. which in turn intensify the use of the path planning into advanced robotics. Hitherto, the researchers are confronting the challenges by integrating many cutting-edge techniques that involve wireless sensor & actuator networks, parallel computing, the internet of things, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and other novel research approaches.
To promote the innovation in robot path planning and control methodologies, this special issue is to solicit but not limit the following topics:
- Object recognition to promote cognitive robotics in path planning
- Human motion synthesis to develop the bionic robot
- Wireless sensor and actuator network used in path planning and control of robots
- Path planning for automation of surgery robot
- Nonholonomic system to mobile robotics
- Collision detection and path-planning in structured or unstructured environments
- Computational structure to support path planning and control
- Trajectory tracking and path planning
- Collaborative robot and robot motion-control
- Controllability of mobile robots for path planning
- Steering methods and topological optimization
- Supervised and unsupervised learning for environment survey and path planning
Dr. Zhou Zhang
Dr. Yizhe Chang
Dr. Allahyar Montazeri
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- motion planning
- trajectory generation
- mobile robots
- collision avoidance
- object recognition
- collaborative robots