Centipede Type Robot i-CentiPot: From Machine to Creatures
Koichi Osuka*, Tetsuya Kinugasa**, Ryota Hayashi**, Koji Yoshida**, Dai Owaki***, and Akio Ishiguro***
2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
**Okayama University of Science
1-1 Ridai-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, Okayama 700-0005, Japan
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
In this study, we have developed a centipede-like multi-legged robot named i-CentiPot. This robot was developed to demonstrate our concept presented in the CREST project. In the project, we show that the existence of implicit control is important. i-CentiPot plays the part of the anchor example for our project.*
* This article is a translation from the article: K. Osuka et al., “Centipede type robot i-CentiPot: From machine to creatures,” The 8th Conf. of Transdisciplinary Federation of Science and Technology, D-2-4, 2017 (in Japanese).
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