Inverse Kinematics

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Use the sliders to control the position of the green ball. The robot arm will attempt to keep a hold of the green ball.

Contributed by: Rob Lockhart (March 2011)
After work by: Oussama Khatib
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



This is actually a rather simple-minded specific solution to inverse kinematics, but since the dynamic programming solution is harder to implement in a functional language, I chose this straightforward approach.

This Demonstration was inspired by Professor Oussama Khatib's Introduction to Robotics Course, available free online through Stanford's Engineering Everywhere.

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