Tactile imaging for component recognition

  • C. J. Page
  • A. Pugh
  • W. B. Heginbotham
Industrial Robotics And Applications Of Microprocessors
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 2)


A simple, parallel-mode tactile transducer for extracting three-dimensional digital representations of complex engineering components is proposed. In addition, algorithms for computer processing of the tactile information to produce a compact structural description of the scrutinised object are evolved. The possibility exists that these techniques might be applied to future generations of automatic assembly machines with sensory feedback.


Ground Plane Tactile Sensor Industrial Robot Scene Analysis Relational Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Page
    • 1
  • A. Pugh
    • 1
  • W. B. Heginbotham
    • 1
  1. 1.U.K

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