Robots That Do Not Avoid Obstacles

  • Kyriakos Papadopoulos
  • Apostolos Syropoulos
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 134)


The motion planning problem is a fundamental problem in robotics, so that every autonomous robot should be able to deal with it. A number of solutions have been proposed and a probabilistic one seems to be quite reasonable. However, here we propose a more adoptive solution that uses fuzzy set theory and we expose this solution next to a sort survey on the recent theory of soft robots, for a future qualitative comparison between the two.


Motion Planning Problems Soft Robots Path-connected Topological Space Fuzzy Motion Specific Robot Configuration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyriakos Papadopoulos
    • 1
  • Apostolos Syropoulos
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsKuwait UniversitySafatKuwait
  2. 2.Greek Molecular Computing GroupXanthiGreece

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