On Dexterous Rotations of Polygons
CORNELL UNIV ITHACA NY DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
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Dexterous manipulation, which is the reorientation of objects inside robot hands, is an active area of robotics research, whose progress has been slow. In this paper we present an algorithm for dexterous rotations of polygons by finger tracking. The algorithm involves simple finger motions, it can achieve arbitrarily large rotations, and it is robust in the presence of computational uncertainties.