IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - M-blocks: Momentum-driven, magnetic modular robots

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

Author(s): John W. Romanishin ; Kyle Gilpin ; Daniela Rus
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): 4,288 - 4,295
ISSN (Paper): 2153-0858
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696971
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In this paper, we describe a novel self-assembling, self-reconfiguring cubic robot that uses pivoting motions to change its intended geometry. Each individual module can pivot to move linearly on... View More

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