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A Hybrid Multi-objective Evolutionary Approach for Optimal Path Planning of a Hexapod Robot [chapter]

Giuseppe Carbone, Alessandro Di Nuovo
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this frame, this paper presents a preliminary study on the application of a hybrid multi-objective optimization approach for the computer-aided optimal design of a legged robot.  ...  We evaluate the performance of the hybrid multiobjective evolutionary approach to explore the design space and provide a designer with optimal setting of the parameters.  ...  Conclusions In this paper, we present a preliminary study on the use of a hybrid multi-objective evolutionary approach for the optimal path planning of a hexapod robot leg.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39636-1_10 fatcat:v3o2r7pjmjepjpsx46gww5opga

Insect-Inspired Robots: Bridging Biological and Artificial Systems

Poramate Manoonpong, Luca Patanè, Xiaofeng Xiong, Ilya Brodoline, Julien Dupeyroux, Stéphane Viollet, Paolo Arena, Julien R. Serres
2021 Sensors  
Are insects good models for building such intelligent hexapod robots because they are the only animals with six legs?  ...  These interconnected and interdependent areas are all crucial to improving the level of performance of hexapod robotics in terms of energy efficiency, terrain adaptability, autonomy, and operational range  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Vincent Fourcassié and Pierre Moretto from CRCA UMR5163 (CNRS/ University of Toulouse 3), France, for their fruitful discussions concerning biological inputs in ants.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21227609 pmid:34833685 pmcid:PMC8623770 fatcat:7gne3leewjhwhaqs4bcd5hmxjm

Detection of Landmines Using Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance (NQR): Signal Processing to Aid Classification [chapter]

S. D. Somasundaram, K. Althoefer, J. A. S. Smith, L. D. Seneviratne
2006 Climbing and Walking Robots  
There are many approaches for path planning of mobile robots even for outdoor environment, but their application to walking robots is rather rare.  ...  A preliminary study of force distribution in non-linearly actuated humanoid robot lower extremities is presented.  ...  Abstract We describe an optimized method for calibrating the walk parameters of a quadruped robot.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-26415-9_100 dblp:conf/clawar/SomasundaramASS05 fatcat:4vu25zlx65dszgbcxkusxozfve

Sliding bifurcations in resonant inverters

Enrique Ponce, Luis Benadero, Abdelali El Aroudi, Luis Martinez-Salamero
2017 2017 14th International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals & Devices (SSD)  
a design of a fractional PID controller using the multi-objective optimization methods.  ...  In the magnetic circuit optimization, three based Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) multi-objective optimization algorithms were applied: Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimizer (OMOPSO), Speed-constrained  ... 
doi:10.1109/ssd.2017.8167001 dblp:conf/IEEEssd/PonceBAM17 fatcat:6lbol63imjffhezjv6yc6cnheu

Evolution of functional specialization in a morphologically homogeneous robot

Joshua Auerbach, Josh C. Bongard
2009 Proceedings of the 11th Annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO '09  
Evolutionary robotics-the use of evolutionary algorithms to automate the production of autonomous robotshas been an active area of research for two decades.  ...  This dissertation aims to address these challenges by developing techniques for evolving more complex robots.  ...  Parker and Nathan Another study by Parker and Nathan (2007) examined the evolution of sensors for a hexapod robot.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1569901.1569915 dblp:conf/gecco/AuerbachB09 fatcat:pj7filcoufc7tb23ux3agpra5u

Prototype Development of Small Mobile Robots for Mallard Navigation in Paddy Fields: Toward Realizing Remote Farming

Hirokazu Madokoro, Satoshi Yamamoto, Yo Nishimura, Stephanie Nix, Hanwool Woo, Kazuhito Sato
2021 Robotics  
This study was conducted to develop robot prototypes of three models that navigate mallards to achieve high-efficiency rice-duck farming.  ...  After checking the waterproof capability of a body waterproof box, we conducted an indoor driving test for manual operation.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to show our appreciation to Takuma Watanabe and Mizuho Kurosawa, who are graduates of Akita Prefectural University, for their great cooperation in the experiments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10020063 doaj:cd4c9d682d7a4fc4aa6da2df721d2641 fatcat:haljbkigb5dzvajd55rl5lun2m

Evolution and development of neural controllers for locomotion, gradient-following, and obstacle-avoidance in artificial insects

J. Kodjabachian, J.-A. Meyer
1998 IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks  
Interface 3 679-687 Deb K, Mohan M and Mishra S 2005 Evaluating the epsilon-Domination Based Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm for a Quick Computation of Pareto-Optimal Solutions.  ...  Biol. 205 1389-1409 Meyer J-A and Guillot A In press Biologically-inspired robots. In Siciliano B and Khatib O editors, Handbook of Robotics.  ...  This study was partly funded by the post-doctoral fellowship of the french "Direction Generale de l'Armement" (DGA) for E. de Margerie.  ... 
doi:10.1109/72.712153 pmid:18255767 fatcat:iy4zjzgcjzc6pmwoqp3c5xpfga

Integrative Biomimetics of Autonomous Hexapedal Locomotion

Volker Dürr, Paolo P. Arena, Holk Cruse, Chris J. Dallmann, Alin Drimus, Thierry Hoinville, Tammo Krause, Stefan Mátéfi-Tempfli, Jan Paskarbeit, Luca Patanè, Mattias Schäffersmann, Malte Schilling (+5 others)
2019 Frontiers in Neurorobotics  
Here, we provide an example for a hexapod robotic integration platform for autonomous locomotion.  ...  of multiple legs, the formation of internal representations to the use of an internal body model-we introduce the walking robot HECTOR as a research platform for integrative biomimetics of hexapedal locomotion  ...  The electronics boards for reading out the strain gauge pairs shown in Figure 4 were kindly designed and manufactured by the Cognitronics and Sensor Systems group of the Technical Faculty of Bielefeld  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbot.2019.00088 pmid:31708765 pmcid:PMC6819508 fatcat:52w565eyczgvleem5vlnlerm7i

Organizing and Steering Committees

2005 Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (POLICY'05)  
Finally, a word of appreciation for the hard work of the secretariat and volunteers.  ...  We would also like to deeply thank the invited speaker, Jean Paul Laumond, LAAS-CNRS France, for their excellent contribution in the field of humanoid robots.  ...  We thank EPFL for funding the development of the epuck robot through its Funding Program for Teaching and Learning.  ... 
doi:10.1109/policy.2005.20 dblp:conf/policy/X05a fatcat:kkll4rj33zeolpb6tkjnnk3xoa

Learning Locomotion Skills in Evolvable Robots [article]

Gongjin Lan, Maarten van Hooft, Matteo De Carlo, Jakub M. Tomczak, A.E. Eiben
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Here we address the next big hurdle: producing an adequate brain for a newborn robot.  ...  Our approach is validated on three robots, a spider, a gecko, and their offspring, in three real-world scenarios.  ...  Although these studies proposed closed-loop controllers with various sensory feedback for locomotion, they focus on learning locomotion on a fixed shape robot such as a hexapod robot, a fish robot, a salamander  ... 
arXiv:2010.09531v1 fatcat:m5mmiy2ekzbwnerfugu7ntrj6q

EMG-based Simultaneous and Proportional Estimation of Wrist Kinematics and its Application in Intuitive Myoelectric Control for Unilateral transradial Amputees

Farina Dario
2011 Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  
Acknowledgements Center for Neural Science, New York University, USA Prefrontal cortex (PFC) is the hub of a distributed system that coordinates the selection, planning and execution of motor behaviors  ...  [W 52] Reliable and adaptive numerical methods for realistic neurons Dan A.  ...  We are interested in the effect of changing control strategies for some degrees of freedom (DOFs) on locomotion of a hexapod robot in rough terrain.  ... 
doi:10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00081 fatcat:nkq5wesfpbcjnikbxqh3v3gtqi

From Cosmic Birth to Living Earths: The Future of UVOIR Space Astronomy [article]

Julianne Dalcanton, Sara Seager, Suzanne Aigrain, Steve Battel, Niel Brandt, Charlie Conroy, Lee Feinberg, Suvi Gezari, Olivier Guyon, Walt Harris, Chris Hirata, John Mather (+5 others)
2015 arXiv   pre-print
The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) commissioned a study on a next-generation UVOIR space observatory with the highest possible scientific impact in the era following JWST.  ...  This community-based study focuses on the future space-based options for UV and optical astronomy that significantly advance our understanding of the origin and evolution of the cosmos and the life within  ...  We begin with a warm thanks to the former AURA president, William Smith, for initiating the call for this report and to the AURA vice president, Heidi Hammel, for her critical support and many helpful  ... 
arXiv:1507.04779v2 fatcat:oxi3wiv24vbtjoborl67i2nmqi

The investigation of trajectory control for an anthropomorphic manipulator attached to a vehicle

Ibrahim N. Ibrahim, Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University, Mhd Aiman Al Akkad
2019 unpublished
For solving constrained complicated nonlinear functions, shuffled frog leaping search algorithm is suggested to get a global online solution of the design configurations with a weighted objective function  ...  Adopting the resulted forward kinematics equations of the manipulator, the trajectory planning problem turns into an optimization task.  ...  A kinematic and time-optimal trajectory planning was considered for redundant robots, two approaches were presented, joint space decomposition and numerical null-space method for a given pose [7] , and  ... 
doi:10.22213/2658-3658-2019-40-50 fatcat:vxh345qgrbf7xj35fzrt7rjiy4

Self-Organized Evolutionary Process in Sets of Interdependent Variables near the Midpoint of Phase Transition in K-Satisfiability [chapter]

Michael Korkin
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Ackerman, John T Strategic Studies Quarterly: An Air Force-Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic Professionals. Volume 2, Number 1 -7 Acuff, Hugh F  ...  (s): DE2007-907726; No Copyright; Avail.: Department of Energy Information Bridge Studies of nozzle optimization for a new piston bowl design were performed.  ...  The overall objective of this proposal is to fully automate and optimize the performance of a 3-D dedicated emission mammotomography system for enhanced semi-automated clinical testing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45443-8_20 fatcat:ght26tu6avh57kkp54kifofaee

Motion planning by genetic algorithm for a redundant manipulator using an evaluation function based on criteria of skilled operators

T. Shibata, T. Abe, K. Tanie, M. Nose
Proceedings of 1995 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
This article presents the near-optimal path-planning algorithm for piano mover's problem of robot motion among obstacles on raster.  ...  The robust design problem is formulated as a multi-objective constrained optimisation problem after certain assumptions and treated with multi-objective genetic algorithm (MOGA), a special type of evolutionary  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.1995.525631 dblp:conf/icra/ShibataATN95 fatcat:vzk3brbh3rh7xaln5vowvqxnue
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