Geometrical Representation of Quantity Space and Its Application to Robot Motion Description

  • Honghai Liu
  • David J. Brown
  • George M. Coghill
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4693)


We are interested in the problem of intelligent connection of perception to action, i.e., the connection between numerical data and cognitive functions. In this paper we extend conventional quantity space into that in a geometric vector context and then propose quantity arithmetic for quantity vector computation in a normalized quantity space. An example of motion abstraction of a Puma robot is provided to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Honghai Liu
    • 1
  • David J. Brown
    • 1
  • George M. Coghill
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Industrial Research, The University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 3HE, EnglandUK
  2. 2.Department of Computing Science, The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, ScotlandUK

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