Matlab-Realized Visual A* Path Planning Teaching Platform

Mingfeng Luo


Path planning in the global known environment is one of the main prob-lems in the field of mobile robots. Based on the characteristics of A* search method, this paper designs a simulation platform which is visible during the op-eration process to achieve graphicalization of the A* algorithm search process. The simulation platform is implemented by Matlab GUI method, which provides multi-parameter setting function, and outputs the specific traversal process of the planning method in the search space into the RGB space. The results of applying simulation platform to the teaching environment shows that this platform can provide an intuitive description of the path planning method. By extracting sam-ple data from the actual audience, the simulation platform proposed in this paper is compared with the platformless dissemination method. The experimental re-sults show that the simulation platform given in this paper can effectively im-prove the dissemination effect of the conventional multimedia teaching method.


path planning; a* algorithm; teaching simulation; mobile robot

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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