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Cognitive Systems Monographs

Biologically Inspired Approaches for Locomotion, Anomaly Detection and Reconfiguration for Walking Robots

Authors: Jakimovski, Bojan

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  • Introduction of novel approaches for walking robots
  • Using of biological inspired approaches to make robots autonomous and self-capable, i.e. having properties of self-reconfiguration, self-adaptation, self-optimization
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The increasing presence of mobile robots in our everyday lives introduces the requirements for their intelligent and autonomous features. Therefore the next generation of mobile robots should be more self-capable, in respect to: increasing of their functionality in unforeseen situations, decreasing of the human involvement in their everyday operations and their maintenance; being robust; fault tolerant and reliable in their operation.

Although mobile robotic systems have been a topic of research for decades and aside the technology improvements nowadays, the subject on how to program and making them more autonomous in their operations is still an open field for research.

Applying bio-inspired, organic approaches in robotics domain is one of the methodologies that are considered that would help on making the robots more autonomous and self-capable, i.e. having properties such as: self-reconfiguration, self-adaptation, self-optimization, etc.

In this book several novel biologically inspired approaches for walking robots (multi-legged and humanoid) domain are introduced and elaborated.

They are related to self-organized and self-stabilized robot walking, anomaly detection within robot systems using self-adaptation, and mitigating the faulty robot conditions by self-reconfiguration of a multi-legged walking robot. The approaches presented have been practically evaluated in various test scenarios, the results from the experiments are discussed in details and their practical usefulness is validated.

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Dr.-Ing. Bojan Jakimovski

Bionics4Robotics

Email: info@bionics4robotics.com 
Web: www.bionics4robotics.com

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biologically Inspired Approaches for Locomotion, Anomaly Detection and Reconfiguration for Walking Robots
Authors
Series Title
Cognitive Systems Monographs
Series Volume
14
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-22505-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-22505-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-22504-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-52103-8
Series ISSN
1867-4925
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 203
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