Fahad Islam

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Rapidly Exploring Random Tree (RRT) is one of the quickest and the most efficient obstacle free path finding algorithm. However, it cannot guarantee finding the most optimal path. A recently proposed extension of RRT, known as Rapidly Exploring Random Tree Star (RRT*), claims to achieve convergence towards the optimal solution but has been proven to take an(More)
which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Many sampling based algorithms have been introduced recently. Among them Rapidly Exploring Random Tree (RRT) is one of the quickest and the most efficient obstacle free path finding algorithm. Although it ensures probabilistic(More)
Recently proposed Rapidly Exploring Random Tree Star (RRT*) algorithm which is an extension of Rapidly Exploring Random Tree (RRT) provides collision free asymptotically optimal path regardless of obstacle's geometry in a given environment. However, the drawback of this technique is a slow processing rate. This paper presents our proposed Potential Guided(More)
Many motion planning problems in robotics are high dimensional planning problems. While sampling-based motion planning algorithms handle the high dimensionality very well, the solution qualities are often hard to control due to the inherent randomization. In addition, they suffer severely when the configuration space has several `narrow passages'.(More)
The task of whole-body motion planning for humanoid robots is challenging due to its high-DOF nature, stability constraints, and the need for obstacle avoidance and movements that are efficient. Over the years, various approaches have been adopted to solve this problem such as bounding-box models and jacobian-based techniques. More commonly though,(More)
Online marketplaces are e-commerce websites where thousands of products are provided by multiple third parties. There are dozens of these differently structured marketplaces that need to be visited by the end users to reach their targets. This searching process consumes a lot of time and effort; moreover it negatively affects the user experience. In this(More)