Questions tagged [identification]

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calibrating larg scale manipulator

I'm facing the problem of model calibration for a larg-scale manipulator (e.g. example image) with a half-spherical workspace of around 40m diameter. The typical approach would be computer vision, ...
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How to perform system identification of a mobile robot using white box approach?

Why isn't there much research going into the extraction of inertial and frictional values? Is there any standardized approach? Edit: I will give a sample application! Say if we want to implement a ...
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How can robots communicate, locate and identify each other?

I'm planning to build some simple robotic boats. They will be travelling some distance alone but should also be able to group and physically connect together to form one boat. When they are near each ...
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Controllability of a car with a single trailer

I'm studying the kinematic model of a car with a single trailer. This picture shows the system: I started from the following statements: With these constraints, I got the Pfaffian form: And then ...
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My Plug Says It's USB, I can't Identify

I ordered this cool little USB endoscope camera, but the cord does not look like any type of USB I have ever seen. I would eventually like to make this act like a webcam, so does that make a ...
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I need help figuring out what motor is used in this design

I am learning how to make rigs for high speed motion control. Basically, whatever action needs to be executed must be done by a rig that is triggered at an exact moment. In this particular case, I ...
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What the name of this kind of computer vision?

Whats the name of the technique used to read symbols with computer vision? Like the one used for this wood cutter: I want to use something like this to measure distance from the camera to a piece of ...
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Name of the linkage (or carriage) in video

I am trying to find the name (nomenclature) of the linkage (or carriage) that is being driven by the dual linear servo (actuator) arrangement in the following Youtube videos: Servo Basic Concepts ...
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What type of mechanism is this?

Held and rotated by the knurled ends, one in each hand, the silver spokes rise and fall in order for the assembly to rotate. What is it, some companies' salesmen show tool? Found in an old building, ...
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Can you identify the construction material/system used in the pic?

What's the name of the "big meccano" used in the photo below to construct all the cabinets and racks? It appears to be an aluminium cut-to-length system of 4-way rails. I've seen it used many times ...
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What is the Name of the part I'm describing

I'm looking for a part that will do a particular function. It has to be able to move along one axis and tell me the force that is being exerted on it. Kind of how like a piston moves inside an ...
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What is the name of this mechanical linkage?

I am trying to find a joint like these for a robot I'm building. It is often called a swivel joint or a universal joint, but with a modified spider. I can't find one anywhere and would prefer not to ...