Bruce G. Buchanan
Department of Computer Science
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa.

" Two methods have been developed for efficiently processing bit strings: compactly encoding the strings (for example, wing lengths of runs of 0's and 1's) and processing the strings on multiple machines in parallel. A recent article describes a combination of the two techniques and makes suggestions for generalizing this method to two-dimensional digitized pictures.

A.Y. Wu, A. Rosenfield. "Parallel processing of encoded bit strings," Pattern Recognition, 21 (6), 559-65, November 1988.

" Planning a trajectory of motion for a robot arm is an essential part of industrial automation, and the faster the planning a collision-free path of motion by using the abstract concept of a tube. The authors first define the path heuristically and then refine it.

S.H. Suh, A.B. Bishop, "Collision-avoidance trajectory planning using tube concept: analysis and stimulation," Journal of Robotic Systems...

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