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Basic Research on Wireless Remote Control Rabbit Animal Robot Movement

  • Yong PengEmail author
  • Zilin Wang
  • Qian Zhang
  • Shaohua Du
  • Yang Zhao
  • Luonan Yang
  • Jianing Liu
  • Yawei Cheng
  • Aidi Wang
  • Yingjie Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11741)

Abstract

Bio-robots are emerging and forward-thinking high-tech fields in the world today. However, the research on rabbit animal robots has not yet been reported in detail, so this study conducted an exploratory study on the exercise control of adult rabbits (n = 20). The tungsten as the electrode material was selected, and the implanted brain electrode was fabricated by electrochemical corrosion and insulation treatment. The brain electrode was implanted into the rabbit brain movement area by means of the brain stereotaxic instrument; the wireless remote control system was independently developed, and the wireless remote control system was applied. Control experiments were performed on rabbit robots. The results showed that the left side of the cerebral cortex of the rabbits could control the movement of the right leg and the right turn of the rabbit; the right side of the cerebral cortex of the rabbit could stimulate the left leg movement and turn to the left. Control the rabbit robot left and right steering success rate is 90%. The stimulation mode is continuous stimulation, and the stimulation parameters are: pulse interval 1–255 ms, pulse number 1–50, pulse width 1–10 ms, voltage intensity 10 V. In this study, the wireless remote control system is used to electrically stimulate the rabbit brain motion zone, which can initially control the movement of rabbit robots.

Keywords

Rabbit animal robot Implanted brain electrode Brain stereotaxic instrument Wireless remote control system 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This project was supported by the project of National Natural Science Foundation of China (project number: 61573305), and the project of PhD Foundation in Yanshan University in China (project number: B702).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Peng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zilin Wang
    • 1
  • Qian Zhang
    • 1
  • Shaohua Du
    • 1
  • Yang Zhao
    • 1
  • Luonan Yang
    • 1
  • Jianing Liu
    • 1
  • Yawei Cheng
    • 1
  • Aidi Wang
    • 1
  • Yingjie Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Electrical EngineeringYanshan UniversityQinhuangdaoChina

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