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|Title:||Development and evaluation of a centaur robot||Authors:||Tsuda, S.
|Issue Date:||2008||Citation:||Tsuda, S.,Shinozaki, K.,Nakatsu, R. (2008). Development and evaluation of a centaur robot. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 5177 LNAI (PART 1) : 692-700. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85563-7-87||Abstract:||Recently various types of robots are being studied and developed, which can be classified into two groups: humanoid type and animal type. Since each group has its own merits and demerits, a new type of robot is expected to emerge with greater strengths and fewer weaknesses. In this paper we propose a new type of robot called the "Centaur Robot" by merging the concepts of these two types of robots. This robot has a human-like upper body and a four-legged animal-like lower body. Due to this basic architecture, the robot has several merits, including human-like behaviors and stable walking even on non-smooth ground. We describe its hardware and software architectures. Also we describe the experiments to evaluate its walking capability. © 2008 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.||Source Title:||Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/69901||ISBN:||3540855629||ISSN:||03029743||DOI:||10.1007/978-3-540-85563-7-87|
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