IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A compact soft actuator unit for small scale human friendly robots

2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): Tsagarakis, N.G. ; Laffranchi, Matteo ; Vanderborght, Bram ; Caldwell, D.G.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2009
Conference Location: Kobe, Japan, Japan
Conference Date: 12 May 2009
Page(s): 4,356 - 4,362
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2789-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2788-8
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2009.5152496
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This paper presents the development of a new compact soft actuation unit intended to be used in multi degree of freedom and small scale robotic systems such as the child humanoid robot "iCub" [1].... View More

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