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The present invention is a method and apparatus for planning an alternate path in response to detection of an obstacle by a mobile machine at a work site. The work site includes a fleet of mobile machines and a fleet manager. The method includes the steps of determining the presence and location of an obstacle in a primary path of the mobile machine, determining an alternate path around the obstacle, and delivering a signal to the fleet manager with the location of the obstacle and the alternate path.

Title
Method and apparatus for determining an alternate path in response to detection of an obstacle
Application Number
8/987007
Publication Number
6064926
Application Date
December 8, 1997
Publication Date
May 16, 2000
Inventor
Carl A Kemner
Peoria Heights
IL, US
Jagannathan Sarangapani
Peoria
IL, US
Agent
Steven D Lundquist
Assignee
Caterpillar
IL, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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