collision detection

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collision detection

[kə′lizh·ən di‚tek·shən]
(computer science)
A procedure in which a computer network senses a situation where two computer devices attempt to access the network at the same time and blocks the messages, requiring each device to resubmit its message at a randomly selected time.

collision detection

(networking)
A class of methods for sharing a data transmission medium in which hosts transmit as soon as they have data to send and then check to see whether their transmission has suffered a collision with another host's.

If a collision is detected then the data must be resent. The resending algorithm should try to minimise the chance that two hosts's data will repeatedly collide. For example, the CSMA/CD protocol used on Ethernet specifies that they should then wait for a random time before re-transmitting.

See also backoff.

This contrasts with slotted protocols and token passing.
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For example, high-feed cutters have a cutting geometry that is easy to define using tool management: The program then uses the free geometries of the cutting tool edge for calculation, simulation and collision checking. openmind-tech.com
The focus is on creating 3d bin models with collision checking in the coordination model.
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* performing overall collision checking (automate collision detection between machine/robot/part's elements) in order to prevent such events during part machining/manipulation; performing first stage simulation for i type part's uploading from [C.sub.1i] conveyor on the machine-tool's table, second stage simulation for j type part's uploading from [C.sub.1j] conveyor on the machine-tool's table, third stage simulation for i type part's machining (Fig.
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When they were run by EEW, PowerMILL fully justified the confidence placed in the software's ability to calculate the residual material model and to undertake collision checking of the milling machine.
It also includes enhanced collision checking that monitors spindle states for milling and turning simulation, enabling Vericut to catch common programming errors with spindle and cutting tool usage.
Collision checking is integral, as is machining, which is tied to either step-over or constant scallop height.

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