Planning for assembly from solid models

Yanxi Liu, Robin J. Popplestone

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The authors describe how to use geometric boundary models of assembly components to find mating features, thereby permitting simpler task specifications to be used. To mitigate the combinatorics of searching for a feasible correspondence between features of different bodies, boundary models produced by PADL2 (the geometric modeler) are matched against a library of standard compound features. The feasibility of mating compound features is analyzed using the symmetry groups of features.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989
EventIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - 1989 - Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Duration: May 14 1989May 19 1989


OtherIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - 1989
CityScottsdale, AZ, USA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)


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