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dc.contributorDepartment of Electronic and Information Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.advisorCheng, Chi-tsun (EIE)-
dc.creatorChan, Ki Chun-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic University-
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titleAdaptive path planners for mobile robotsen_US
dcterms.abstractAn adaptive path planner implemented using a hybrid A*ACO algorithm has been developed to generate paths in different terrains. The search space is in two dimensions and represented as grid. An application of the adaptive path planner in container terminals has been investigated. The performance of the proposed algorithm is evaluated using computer simulations. Simulation results show that path planners with the proposed algorithm are able to find desirable solutions faster than path planners with a conventional A* algorithm. The performance of the proposed algorithm can be further improved by fine-tuning its parameters.en_US
dcterms.extent63 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cmen_US
dcterms.isPartOfPolyU Electronic Thesesen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHMobile robots.en_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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