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This paper presents a new technique for the calibration of robots, based on a neural network approach for the identification of non-geometrical errors. This approach avoids explicit modelling of this kind of error. Simulations have been carried out on a robot with 6 degrees of freedom. Two compensation algorithms are presented based on the improved knowledge of the model: the first is based on the construction of a false target, the second compensates directly into the joint space.

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Authors: RENDERS J-M, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Laboratoire d'Automatique, Bruxelles (BE);MILLAN J DEL R, JRC Ispra (IT);BECQUET M, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: European Robotics and Intelligent Systems Conference, Corfu (GR), June 23-28, 1991
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36328 ORA
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