Bio-inspired Walking: From Humanoids to Assistive Devices

  • Renaud RonsseEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Biosystems & Biorobotics book series (BIOSYSROB, volume 22)


In this document, a general framework for generating bio-inspired walking is outlined. This framework relies on the combination of a musculoskeletal model of the leg and different bio-inspired neural principles for providing activation signals to these virtual muscles. We explored this framework both for humanoid walking – achieving both versatile and human-like gaits – and for human walking assistance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mechanics, Materials, and Civil Engineering, The Institute of Neuroscience, and Louvain BionicsUniversité catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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