Singularities in Robot Kinematics - A Publications Database
About the Database
Singularities have been recognised as an important phenomenon in the kinematics, dynamics and control of robot manipulators since at least the 1960s. The literature on identification, avoidance and analysis of singularities of many classes and designs of manipulator is now extensive. For the most part it can be found in specialist robotics, mechanism and engineering journals, books and conference proceedings. There is also more theoretical research about kinematic singularities in a variety of pure and applied mathematics sources. This database attempts to bring together all these references in one place for the use of researchers in both theoretical and applied robotics specifically interested in robot manipulator singularities.
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People, Periodicals and Publications
Full database listings of:
- alphabetical listing of people (authors and editors) and an
- alphabetical listing of periodicals (journals, proceedings and series)
- publications by author and a complete list of
- publications by date.
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It is possible to search for a string of symbols (letters, numbers and a few special characters such as hyphens) in a person's surname, a publication's title or an abstract. Please use ^string if the string must occur at the beginning of the field and stringa|stringb for fields containing either string.
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The database contains primarily English language items. It is run by Peter Donelan, and any feedback, corrections or suggestions for entries should be sent to him. It was constructed by Jeffrey Azzato, with help from the programmers at the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Its construction was funded by the Victoria University Research Fund.