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Multi-Locomotion Robotic Systems

New Concepts of Bio-inspired Robotics

Book

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 81)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-12
  2. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 1-59
  3. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 61-73
  4. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 75-81
  5. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 83-116
  6. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 117-137
  7. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 139-151
  8. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 153-171
  9. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 173-185
  10. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 187-290
  11. Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Kosuke Sekiyama, Tadayoshi Aoyama
    Pages 291-295
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 0--1

About this book

Introduction

Nowadays, multiple attention have been paid on a robot working in the human living environment, such as in the field of medical, welfare, entertainment and so on. Various types of researches are being conducted actively in a variety of fields such as artificial intelligence, cognitive engineering, sensor- technology, interfaces and motion control. In the future, it is expected to realize super high functional human-like robot by integrating technologies in various fields
including these types of researches.
The book represents new developments and advances in the field of bio-inspired robotics research introducing the state of the art, the idea of multi-locomotion robotic system to implement the diversity of animal motion. It covers theoretical and computational aspects of Passive Dynamic Autonomous Control (PDAC), robot motion control, multi legged walking and climbing as well as brachiation focusing concrete robot systems, components and applications. In addition, gorilla type robot systems are described as hardware of Multi-Locomotion Robotic system. It is useful for students and researchers in the field of robotics in general, bio-inspired robots, multi-modal locomotion, legged walking, motion control, and humanoid robots. Furthermore, it is also of interest for lecturers and engineers in practice building systems cooperating with humans.

Keywords

Bio-inspired Robot Biped Walking Brachiation Ladder Climbing Motion Control Multi-link Robot Quadruped Walking Robot Locomotion Robotics

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Micro-Nano Systems EngineeringNagoya UniversityChikusa-kuJapan
  2. 2., Department of Information InteractionUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Micro-Nano Systems, EngineeringNagoya UniversityChikusa-kuJapan
  4. 4.Department of System CyberneticsHiroshima UniversityChikusa-kuJapan

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Multi-Locomotion Robotic Systems
  • Book Subtitle New Concepts of Bio-inspired Robotics
  • Authors Toshio Fukuda
    Yasuhisa Hasegawa
    Kosuke Sekiyama
    Tadayoshi Aoyama
  • Series Title Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30135-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-30134-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-44550-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-30135-3
  • Series ISSN 1610-7438
  • Series E-ISSN 1610-742X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 314
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Robotics and Automation
    Artificial Intelligence
    Control and Systems Theory
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Reviews

From the reviews:

“The present book describes robotic locomotion systems, such as multi-legged locomotion, brachiation, hopping, and snake locomotion. … The intended audience for this book consists of control scientists and control engineers as well as graduate and PhD students in the area of robotics and mechatronics.” (Clementina Mladenova, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1260, 2013)