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Landing, perching and taking off from vertical surfaces

Alexis Lussier Desbiens, Alan T Asbeck, Mark R Cutkosky
2011 The international journal of robotics research  
A planar dynamic model is used to evaluate pitch-up maneuvers and determine suspension parameters that satisfy constraints on the contact forces for a range of flight velocities.  ...  The plane contacts the wall with spines that engage asperities on the surface. A non-linear suspension absorbs the kinetic energy while keeping the spines attached.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the members of the BDML at Stanford for all their help in conducting the experiments reported here.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0278364910393286 fatcat:modw2qx6jncqbf4ak2goovt6qm

2021 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 6

2021 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
The Author Index contains the primary entry for each item, listed under the first author's name.  ...  The primary entry includes the coauthors' names, the title of the paper or other item, and its location, specified by the publication abbreviation, year, month, and inclusive pagination.  ...  ., +, LRA April 2021 2894-2901 Stochastic Modeling of Distance to Collision for Robot Manipulators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2021.3119726 fatcat:lsnerdofvveqhlv7xx7gati2xu

2019 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 4

2019 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
., +, LRA Oct. 2019 3302-3309 Pre-Grasp Sliding Manipulation of Thin Objects Using Soft, Compliant, or Underactuated Hands.  ...  Guo, J., +, LRA July 2019 2364-2369 Model-Free Soft-Structure Reconstruction for Proprioception Using Tactile Arrays.  ...  Permanent magnets Adaptive Dynamic Control for Magnetically Actuated Medical Robots.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2019.2955867 fatcat:ckastwefh5chhamsravandtnx4

2020 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 5

2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
., +, LRA July 2020 4556-4563 Automatic Design of Compliant Surgical Forceps With Adaptive Grasping Functions.  ...  ., +, LRA Oct. 2020 6342-6349 Deep Reinforcement Learning for Safe Local Planning of a Ground Vehicle in Unknown Rough Terrain.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2020.3032821 fatcat:qrnouccm7jb47ipq6w3erf3cja

Simulating humans: computer graphics animation and control

1994 ChoiceReviews  
The very ubiquitousness of other people in our lives poses a tantalizing challenge to the computational modeler: people are at once the most common object of interest and yet the most structurally complex  ...  Likewise we learn how to describe the actions and behaviors of others without consciously struggling with the processes of perception, recognition, and language.  ...  Surface and Boundary Models The simplest surface model is just a collection of 3D points or lines. Surfaces represented by points require a fairly dense distribution of points for accurate modeling.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.31-2728 fatcat:r2oehymzrvb27mchwharo6fesm

Poster Session

2018 Biomedical Engineering  
For wireless energy and data transmission inductive near-field coupling at a frequency of 13.56 MHz is used.  ...  Active implants for monitoring human body functions became increasingly important in recent years, especially due to an increase of heart diseases in an aging society.  ...  of therapy regimes.  ... 
doi:10.1515/bmt-2018-6051 fatcat:4yiodooz5jcafnyjzdjq4f3c2m

Snake Robots for Surgical Applications: A Review

Jenna Seetohul, Mahmood Shafiee
2022 Robotics  
This paper aims to conduct a review of planning and operation concepts of hyper-redundant serpentine robots for surgical use, as well as any future challenges and solutions for better manipulation.  ...  Current researchers in the field of the manufacture and navigation of snake robots have faced issues, such as a low dexterity of the end-effectors around delicate organs, state estimation and the lack  ...  To resolve the issue of inconsistent curvatures, a cable-steered model with contact support and laser displacement sensors integrated along an array of interlocking joints has been proposed by Gao et al  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics11030057 fatcat:vgpup2mp2vg65ikna66z4vzzsa

Neuromechanics: an integrative approach for understanding motor control

K. Nishikawa, A. A. Biewener, P. Aerts, A. N. Ahn, H. J. Chiel, M. A. Daley, T. L. Daniel, R. J. Full, M. E. Hale, T. L. Hedrick, A. K. Lappin, T. R. Nichols (+3 others)
2007 Integrative and Comparative Biology  
From the symposium "Biomechanics and Neuromuscular Control" presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and  ...  and control of mobile robots.  ...  Acknowledgments The symposium on which this review was based was supported by grant NS055623 from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, and by the Society for Integrative and Comparative  ... 
doi:10.1093/icb/icm024 pmid:21672819 fatcat:6hj55mbbsjetbkwo7gjsj3gx3u

Extraction of spatio-temporal primitives of emotional body expressions

Lars Omlor, Martin A. Giese
2007 Neurocomputing  
This result is in rough agreement with the predictions of the model.  ...  The aim is to study the effects of stochasticity on IP3R functioning and Ca2+ dynamics in Purkinje cell spines.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2006.10.100 fatcat:esivhljzsbcihdl5qbp756josu

CARS 2020—Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Proceedings of the 34th International Congress and Exhibition, Munich, Germany, June 23–27, 2020

2020 International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery  
The traditional platforms of CARS Congresses for the scholarly publication and communication process for the presentation of R&D ideas were congress centers or hotels, typically hosting 600-800 participants  ...  Aiming to stimulate complimentary thoughts and actions on what is being presented at CARS, implies a number of enabling variables for optimal analogue scholarly communication, such as (examples given are  ...  Besides, use of gloves is low, so doses of hands are still high. Therefore, a master-slave robotic system for VI is necessary for minimization of the radiation exposure.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11548-020-02171-6 pmid:32514840 fatcat:lyhdb2zfpjcqbf4mmbunddwroq

Statistical shape modeling in virtual assembly using PCA-technique

Björn Lindau, Lars Lindkvist, Alf Andersson, Rikard Söderberg
2013 Journal of manufacturing systems  
This work has been funded by Vinnova within the program Production Strategies and Models for Product Realization.  ...  Component-Based or Architecture DSM: For modeling system architectures based on interactions between the different components.  ...  Definition of timed and stochastic models.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jmsy.2013.02.002 fatcat:eaucg4ewmre3lefsbiihax6tza

Analysis of Aperture Shape Changing Trend Base on the Shaped Charge Jet Penetration through the Steel Target [chapter]

Junqing Huang, Yalong Ma, Kelei Huang, Jianxun Zhao
2012 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
, the extraction of orthogonal curvature and the 3D rendering of template surface and fitting surface are successfully realized.  ...  A research method is provided for modeling and simulation of equipment support, which establish a foundation for farther simulation study of the equipment support.  ...  , rough automatic adjustment and precise automatic adjustment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34384-1_2 fatcat:xvp3o6agk5hxpmbjptnthxiz5m

Challenges to the deployment of autonomous weapons

Paddy Walker, Lloyd Clark
2019 Zenodo  
Such human-out-of-the-loop platforms will be capable of selecting targets and delivering lethality without any human interaction.  ...  such prediction entails that a broad grasp of context is so important.  ...  that this departure has for AWS' compliant introduction.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3689445 fatcat:suxmfofsozfeheeyjm4bo237j4

Poster Abstracts

2017 Integrative and Comparative Biology  
To remedy this issue, we used eDNA to estimate population biomass for the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) as a model for endangered freshwater turtle species.  ...  The flukes of cetaceans are the principal structure used to generate thrust during swimming. The flukes are composed of a compact array of collagen fibers with a complex organization.  ...  to grasp the landing surface.  ... 
doi:10.1093/icb/icx001 fatcat:tnwx27gpsjddjd4qvecg7ip5ma

ABSTRACTS

1995 American Zoologist  
Bullfrog tadpoles (Stage 26) were exposed to 2 ppm of lead nitrate for 6 days, a concentration similar to that which results in deficits in an avoidance learning response in this species.  ...  The fact (hat bullfrog tadpoles do demonstrate lead-induced learning deficits as well as alterations in ncurotransmiltcrs similar to those seen in other organisms make them a good candidate for further  ...  array.  ... 
doi:10.1093/icb/35.5.1 fatcat:dsk4lhapgvfbfjxrr2b22z4b2a
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