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Raspberry Pi Robotics Essentials by Richard Grimmett

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Dynamic path planning for your robot

Now that you can see barriers and also know direction, you'll want to do dynamic path planning. Dynamic path planning simply means that you don't have a knowledge of the entire world with all the possible barriers before you encounter them. Your robot will have to decide how to proceed while it is in the middle and actually moving. This can be a complex topic, but there are some basics that you can start to understand and apply as you ask your robot to move around its environment. Let's first address the problem of knowing where you want to go and needing to execute a path without barriers, and then adding in barriers.

Basic path planning

In order to talk about dynamic path planning, that is, planning a path ...

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