Optimal Point-to-Point Trajectory Tracking of Redundant Manipulators using Generalized Pattern Search

Atef A. Ata, Thi Rein Myo
2005 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
Optimal point-to-point trajectory planning for planar redundant manipulator is considered in this study. The main objective is to minimize the sum of the position error of the end-effector at each intermediate point along the trajectory so that the end-effector can track the prescribed trajectory accurately. An algorithm combining Genetic Algorithm and Pattern Search as a Generalized Pattern Search GPS is introduced to design the optimal trajectory. To verify the proposed algorithm, simulations
more » ... for a 3-D-O-F planar manipulator with different end-effector trajectories have been carried out. A comparison between the Genetic Algorithm and the Generalized Pattern Search shows that The GPS gives excellent tracking performance.
doi:10.5772/5781 fatcat:mfyrgcg7ufbtlj2ntsnkqfxgda