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A Review of some Pure-Pursuit based Path Tracking Techniques for Control of Autonomous Vehicle

by Moveh Samuel, Mohamed Hussein, Maziah Binti Mohamad
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 135 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Moveh Samuel, Mohamed Hussein, Maziah Binti Mohamad

Moveh Samuel, Mohamed Hussein, Maziah Binti Mohamad . A Review of some Pure-Pursuit based Path Tracking Techniques for Control of Autonomous Vehicle. International Journal of Computer Applications. 135, 1 ( February 2016), 35-38. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016908314

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author = { Moveh Samuel, Mohamed Hussein, Maziah Binti Mohamad },
title = { A Review of some Pure-Pursuit based Path Tracking Techniques for Control of Autonomous Vehicle },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { February 2016 },
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This paper gives a brief review of few common path tracking techniques used in the design of autonomous vehicles. Technique such as pure-pursuit, vector pursuit as well as CF-pursuit which are all based on the pure-pursuit techniques were discussed and a detailed comparism was made between these geometric techniques. Also this review work discusses areas were little research has been done. Areas such as tracking of an implicit part of a mobile robot and proposes an area where feature research can be done such as tracking of both implicit and explicit path for a non-holonomic mobile robot.

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Autonomous vehicle path-tracking pure-pursuit sensors controller implicit explicit.