Geometry in Action

Grasping and Fixturing

Although one version of this problem comes from robotics and the other comes from manufacturing, the aim of both is the same: to construct a placement of obstacles (robot fingers or fixtures) preventing the movement of some part.

Part of Geometry in Action, a collection of applications of computational geometry.
David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine.

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