HOW TO MOVE A CHAIR THROUGH A DOOR.

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Abstract

The author defines the door-width of a simple polygon (a 'chair') and give an O(n**2) algorithm for computing its door-width. It is first shown that all passages of the chair through the door can be reduced to a sequence of certain elementary motions. The author introduces the technique of constraint analysis in characterizing elementary motions. The algorithm actually constructs a motion of the chair through a door, and thus is a 'local expert' for planning motion through doors. Such algorithms have applications in more general motion-planning systems in robotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
PublisherIEEE
Pages1320-1325
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0818607874
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

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Yap, C. K. (1987). HOW TO MOVE A CHAIR THROUGH A DOOR. In Unknown Host Publication Title (pp. 1320-1325). IEEE.