IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Obstacles are beneficial to me! Scaffold-based locomotion of a snake-like robot using decentralized control

2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013)

Author(s): Takeshi Kano ; Akio Ishiguro
Sponsor(s): IEEE Ind. Electron. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2013
Conference Location: Tokyo, Japan
Conference Date: 3 November 2013
Page(s): 3,273 - 3,278
ISSN (Paper): 2153-0858
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696821
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Snakes are able to move effectively by using terrain irregularities as scaffolds against which they push their bodies. This locomotion is attractive from a robotic viewpoint because irregularities... View More

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