2015

Journal Articles

Kinematic and gait similarities between crawling human infants and other quadruped mammals

L. Righetti; A. Nylen; K. Rosander; A. J. Ijspeert 

Frontiers In Neurology. 2015. Vol. 6, p. 17. DOI : 10.3389/fneur.2015.00017.

Morphological Evolution of Physical Robots through Model-Free Phenotype Development

L. Brodbeck; S. Hauser; F. Iida 

PLoS One. 2015. Vol. 10, num. 6, p. e0128444. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0128444.

Flexibility of the axial central pattern generator network for locomotion in the salamander

D. Ryczko; J. Knüsel; A. Crespi; S. Lamarque; A. Mathou et al. 

Journal of Neurophysiology. 2015. Vol. 113, num. 6, p. 1921-1940. DOI : 10.1152/jn.00894.2014.

Real-time full body motion imitation on the COMAN humanoid robot

A. Gams; J. Van den Kieboom; F. Dzeladini; A. Ude; A. J. Ijspeert 

Robotica. 2015. Vol. 33, num. 5, p. 1049-1061. DOI : 10.1017/S0263574714001477.

Conference Papers

Where to place cameras on a snake robot: Focus on camera trajectory and motion blur

M. Mutlu; K. Melo; M. Vespignani; A. Bernardino; A. J. Ijspeert 

2015. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), West Lafayette, IN, 18-20 October 2015. p. 1-8. DOI : 10.1109/SSRR.2015.7442948.

Inverse kinematics and reflex based controller for body-limb coordination of a salamander-like robot walking on uneven terrain

T. Horvat; K. Karakasiliotis; K. Melo; L. Fleury; R. Thandiackal et al. 

2015. 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, 28 September – 2 October 2015. p. 195-201. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2015.7353374.

Cheetah-cub-S: Steering of a Quadruped Robot using Trunk Motion

K. Weinmeister; P. Eckert; H. Witte; A. Ijspeert 

2015. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, October 18-20, 2015. DOI : 10.1109/SSRR.2015.7443021.

Compliant snake robot locomotion on horizontal pipes

M. Vespignani; K. Melo; M. Mutlu; A. Ijspeert 

2015. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, October 18-20, 2015.

Bio-inspired walking for humanoid robots using feet with human-like compliance and neuromuscular control

L. Colasanto; N. Van der Noot; A. J. Ijspeert 

2015. 2015 IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea, 3-5 November 2015. p. 26-32. DOI : 10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2015.7363518.

Experimental validation of a bio-inspired controller for dynamic walking with a humanoid robot

N. Van der Noot; L. Colasanto; A. Barrea; J. Van den kieboom; R. Ronsse et al. 

2015. 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, 28 September – 2 October 2015. p. 393-400. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2015.7353403.

Biped gait controller for large speed variations, combining reflexes and a central pattern generator in a neuromuscular model

N. Van der Noot; A. J. Ijspeert; R. Ronsse 

2015. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, WA, USA, 26-30 May 2015. p. 6267-6274. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7140079.

Role of Compliance on the Locomotion of a Reconfigurable Modular Snake Robot

M. Vespignani; K. Melo; S. Bonardi; A. Ijspeert 

2015. 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, Sept 28 – Oct 2, 2015.

Practical considerations in using inverse dynamics on a humanoid robot: torque tracking, sensor fusion and Cartesian control laws

S. Faraji; L. Colasanto; A. Ijspeert 

2015. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Hamburg, Germany, September 28 – October 02. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2015.7353584.

Comparing the effect of different spine and leg designs for a small bounding quadruped robot

P. Eckert; A. Spröwitz; H. Witte; A. Ijspeert 

2015. ICRA 2015, Seattle, Washington, USA, May 26-30, 2015. p. 3128-3133. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139629.

Simplifying Control through Active Tail Use

S. W. Heim; M. Ajallooeian; M. Vespignani; P. Eckert; A. Ijspeert 

2015. Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology (SICB). p. E272-E272.

Theses

Challenges in the Locomotion of Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robots

M. Vespignani / A. Ijspeert; R. Pfeifer (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Pattern Generation for Rough Terrain Locomotion with Quadrupedal Robots

M. Ajallooeian / A. Ijspeert (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Posters

Cheetah-cub-S: Steering of a Quadruped Robot using Trunk Motion

K. Weinmeister; P. Eckert; H. Witte; A. Ijspeert 

AMAM 2015, Camebridge, Massachusetts, USA, June 21 – 25, 2015.