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JACIII Vol.10 No.1 pp. 60-68
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2006.p0060
(2006)

Paper:

Velocity Control Strategy for a Spider-Robot Based on Autonomous Walking Form Transition

Takeo Ohnishi*, and Toshiyuki Asakura**

*Graduate school of Engineering, University of Fukui, 3-9-1 Bunkyo, Fukui-shi, Fukui 910-8507, Japan

**Department of Human and Artificial Intelligence Systems, University of Fukui, 3-9-1 Bunkyo, Fukui-shi, Fukui 910-8507, Japan

Received:
March 17, 2005
Accepted:
May 27, 2005
Published:
January 20, 2006
Keywords:
autonomous walking form transition, velocity control, adaptation to information, neuro-fuzzy
Abstract

This paper proposes a walking velocity control strategy based on autonomous walking form transition for a spider-robot. A creatural spider walks with changing velocity while adapting to the surrounding conditions. With reference to neurobiological control, we realize autonomous transitions of walking forms. Further, we realize velocity control which adapts to information input from both internal and external sources using the Neuro-Fuzzy method. Through simulations and experiments, we confirm the usefulness of the proposed technique.

Cite this article as:
Takeo Ohnishi and Toshiyuki Asakura, “Velocity Control Strategy for a Spider-Robot Based on Autonomous Walking Form Transition,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.10, No.1, pp. 60-68, 2006.
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