Introducing robotic origami folding

Devin J. Balkcom and Matthew T. Mason
Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3245-3250, January, 2004

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Origami, the human art of paper sculpture, is a fresh challenge for the field of robotic manipulation, and provides a concrete example for many difficult and general manipulation problems. This paper presents some initial results, including the world’s first origami-folding robot, definition of a simple class of origami for which we have designed a complete automatic planner, an analysis of the kinematics of more complicated folds, and some new theorems about foldability.

author = {Devin J. Balkcom and Matthew T. Mason},
title = {Introducing robotic origami folding},
booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation},
year = {2004},
month = {January},
pages = {3245-3250},
keywords = {robotic manipulation, origami, paper, folding},
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