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Elon Rimon

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Israel

Elon Rimon

Biography

Dr. Elon Rimon is currently affiliated to Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, continuing research in the specialized scientific area of Mechanical Engineering.

Research Interest

Robot vehicles: navigating an experimental mobile robot to a goal while avoiding collision with obstacles, while information is gathered on-line using sensors. "Walking" robots: planning motion of articulated mechanisms like "snake" and "spider" robots through a sequence of stable equilibria. Others: robot juggling, workpiece fixturing, assembly planning.

Publications

  • E. Rimon and J.W. Burdick, "Towards planning with force constraints -- II. On the 2nd order mobility of bodies in contact", Journal of Mechanisms and Machine Theory, (1995).

  • E. Rimon and J.W. Burdick, "Towards Planning with force Constraints -- I. On the 1st order mobility of bodies in contact", Journal of Mechanisms and Machine Theory, (1995).

  • E. Rimon, "Construction of C-space roadmaps form local sensory data: What should the sensors look for?", Submitted to Algorithmica.

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