Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Research article
02 Apr 2024
Research article |  | 02 Apr 2024

Development of a flexible endoscopic robot with autonomous tracking control ability using machine vision and deep learning

Sen Qian, Jianxi Zhang, Zongkun Pei, Xiantao Sun, and Zhe Wu

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A flexible endoscopic robot is designed to solve the problem that it is difficult to maintain a stable visual field in traditional endoscopic surgery. The main contribution of this research is to realize the motion planning and primary–secondary teleoperation control of the flexible endoscope robot under remote center motion constraints on the basis of its structure and select the appropriate deep learning algorithm to complete the autonomous tracking function.