# Questions tagged [algorithm]

A step-by-step procedure for calculations. Algorithms are used for calculation, data processing, and automated reasoning.

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### What algorithm should I implement to program a room cleaning robot?

For this question assume that the following things are unknown: The size and shape of the room The location of the robot The presence of any obstacles Also assume that the following things are ...
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### calculating position based on accelerometer data

Please help me with the following task. I have MPU 9150 from which I get acceleration/gyro and magnetometer data. What I'm currently interested in is to get the orientation and position of the robot. ...
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### Is Fuzzy logic applicable for robotics research

I found some papers that use fuzzy logic to solve robotics algorithmic problems. But I have recently been told by a few roboticists that fuzzy logic should not be used in robotics because it has ...
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### information filter instead of kalman filter approach

I read many sources about kalman filter, yet no about the other approach to filtering, where canonical parametrization instead of moments parametrization is used. What is the difference? Other ...
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### Multicopter: What are Euler angles used for?

I hope you can help me and this is the right forum to ask. In the process of building and programming my own Quadcopter, I encountered the term Euler angles. I took some time to understand them and ...
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### object level sensor fusion for multiobject tracking

I want to fuse objects coming from several sensors, with different (sometimes overlapping!) fields of view. Having object lists, how can I determine whether some objects observed by different sensors ...
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### What's an efficient way to visit every reachable space on a grid with unknown obstacles?

I'm trying to create a map of the obstacles in a fairly coarse 2D grid space, using exploration. I detect obstacles by attempting to move from one space to an adjacent space, and if that fails then ...
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### Efficient sphere surface area search

As shown in the figure, there are objects of arbitrary shapes placed on the surface of the sphere at arbitrary locations. The problem is to search the surface to locate these objects in most efficient ...
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### PID line follow with three sensors in Not eXactly C

I'm currently working on a line-following robot which uses three sensors to follow a black line. The sensors are pretty much in line and right next to each other. Right now, I'm doing a simple line ...
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### How do I convert centre-returning joystick values to dual hobby-motor direction?

Currently my setup is: 2x hobby TT motors connected to a Pi Zero with a motor HAT Python script running on the Pi which runs a Blynk python client and controls motors via the gpiozero library Blynk ...