Smart Manipulation Approach for Assistant Robot

  • Yeyson BecerraEmail author
  • Jaime Leon
  • Santiago Orjuela
  • Mario Arbulu
  • Fernando Matinez
  • Fredy Martinez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 554)


This work deals with a smart visual assisted manipulation algorithm, for an assistant robot. The algorithm is divided in two parts: Object visual position feedback, and whole body motion computation. The object position feedback is based on image analysis to define coordinates in R3 space, and provide a reference to the robot about the object localization. The whole body motion computation deals with hand motion planning, and body motion to improve the reach of the hand, and broaden arm workspace. Consequently, grasping the object, picking it up, and bringing it to a goal position. An image analysis method is proposed, by using triangle similarity, knowing in advance object geometric conditions, and distance from camera to the object. A novel motion modified D-H parameters were used to build the workspace. Simulation and experimental results are discussed in order to validate our proposal.


Robotics Modeling Assistance Workspace Computer vision Planning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Corporacion Unificada Nacional de Educacion SuperiorBogotaColombia
  2. 2.Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de CaldasBogotaColombia

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