Lab Papers (GRASP)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

4-2009

Comments

Copyright 2009 IEEE. Reprinted from:
Goldman, D.; Komsuoglu, H.; Koditschek, D., "March of the sandbots," Spectrum, IEEE , vol.46, no.4, pp.30-35, April 2009
URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=4808384&isnumber=4808366

This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Pennsylvania's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to pubs-permissions@ieee.org. By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

Abstract

Goldman at Georgia Tech, Koditschek and Komsuoglu at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, and other collaborators - are hoping that by studying the zebra-tailed lizard and a menagerie of other desert-dwelling creatures, we can create more agile versions of their six-legged robot, SandBot.

Keywords

legged locomotion, SandBot, crescent-shaped feet, desert dwelling creatures, fluid behavior, glass beads, sandy terrain, six-legged robot, solid behavior, zebra tailed lizard

Share

COinS

Date Posted: 23 September 2009