January 05, 2015 / by Shai Revzen / In news

Pronking Control

Pronking is a behavior that's be explored in biology, and simulated in robots. In biology, the motivation for the stride is as yet unknown, and better dynamical knowledge of the gait in robots could aide that line of inquiry. This paper provides discussion on stable generation of a pronking gait in a 'templates and anchors' framework, which is a popular idea in biomechanics.

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November 10, 2014 / by Shai Revzen / In news

Passive Walking

When legged robots are required to perform tasks like running, the compliance of the legs becomes important. We have designed and constructed a passive compliant leg for a hexapod robot.

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October 31, 2014 / by / In news

Numerical methods in Floquet Theory

This paper discusses numerical methods of computing a particular normal form, called a Floquet normal form, of solutions for linear, time-periodic differential equations.

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