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  1. Content type: Research

    This paper proposes and implements an open framework of active auditory learning for a home service robot to serve the elderly living alone at home. The framework was developed to realize the various auditory ...

    Authors: Ha Manh Do, Weihua Sheng and Meiqin Liu

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:7

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    Piezoelectric actuators (PEAs) have been widely used in micro- and nanopositioning applications due to their fine resolution, rapid responses, and large actuating forces. However, a major deficiency of PEAs i...

    Authors: Tran Vu Minh, Nguyen Manh Linh and Xinkai Chen

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:5

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    Two-dimensional velocity fields around a freely swimming freshwater black shark fish in longitudinal (XZ) plane and transverse (YZ) plane are measured using digital particle image velocimetry (DPIV). By transf...

    Authors: Mannam Naga Praveen Babu, J. M. Mallikarjuna and P. Krishnankutty

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:3

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    For a biped climbing robot with dual grippers to climb poles, trusses or trees, feasible collision-free climbing motion is inevitable and essential. In this paper, we utilize the sampling-based algorithm, Bi-R...

    Authors: Haifei Zhu, Yisheng Guan, Shengjun Chen, Manjia Su and Hong Zhang

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2016 3:1

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  5. Content type: Research

    Underwater snake robots offer many interesting capabilities for underwater operations. The long and slender structure of such robots provide superior capabilities for access through narrow openings and within...

    Authors: Eleni Kelasidi, Pål Liljebäck, Kristin Y. Pettersen and Jan T. Gravdahl

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2015 2:8

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    This manuscript is the first of two parts of a work investigating optimal configurations of legged climbing robots while loitering on vertical surfaces. In this part 1, a mathematical model of a climbing robot...

    Authors: Ausama Hadi Ahmed and Carlo Menon

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2015 2:6

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    This manuscript is the second of two parts of a work investigating optimal configurations of legged climbing robots while loitering on vertical surfaces. In this Part 2, a structural analysis based on the fini...

    Authors: Ausama Hadi Ahmed and Carlo Menon

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2015 2:5

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  8. Content type: Research

    In this paper, a new remote center motion (RCM) mechanism called triangle is proposed; this mechanism is simple and with high stiffness. A complete kinematic analysis and optimization algorithm implying AHP wh...

    Authors: Guojun Niu, Bo Pan, Yili Fu and Shuguo Wang

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2015 2:2

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  9. Content type: Research

    In traditional laparoscopic hysterectomy, an assistant is typically assigned to hold a uterus manipulator to facilitate the surgical procedures. The responsibility of the assistant is to position the uterus ac...

    Authors: Hiu Man Yip, Peng Li, David Navarro-Alarcon and Yun-hui Liu

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:9

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  10. Content type: Research

    This paper researches the design and control method of a microrobot in a microfluidic system by electromagnetic field. The microrobot can move along the microchannel to a required position, and by changing the...

    Authors: Jingyi Wang, Niandong Jiao, Steve Tung and Lianqing Liu

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:18

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  11. Content type: Research

    A visual-based approach for identifying living cells and performing the automated patch clamp recording was reported. Based on the image processing and blob detection algorithm, the vision-based method was dev...

    Authors: Runhuai Yang, Chi Ho Tam, Ka Lun Cheung, Kai Chun Wong, Ning Xi, Jie Yang and King Wai Chiu Lai

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:20

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  12. Content type: Research

    Aiming to develop an noninvasive BMI control system with EEG (electroencephalogram) signals to control external devices such as prostheses and robots for rehabilitation and/or power support, four different tas...

    Authors: Masataka Yoshioka, Chi Zhu, Kazuyuki Imamura, Feng Wang, Haoyong Yu, Feng Duan and Yuling Yan

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:22

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    As a carrier of different sensors, moles can penetrate into the regolith automatically and keep investigating the subsurface environment continuously. In this section, features of several moles with different ...

    Authors: Yi Shen, Xuyan Hou, Yiwei Qin, Shengyuan Jiang and Zongquan Deng

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:10

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    This paper has focused on the formulation of the biological fish propulsion mechanism given by Sir J. Lighthill mathematical slender body theory for a bio-inspired robotic fish. A 2-joint, 3-link multibody veh...

    Authors: Abhra Roy Chowdhury, Vinoth Kumar, Bhuneshwar Prasad, Rajesh Kumar and Sanjib Kumar Panda

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:15

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  15. Content type: Research

    The research work aims at developing a real-time non-invasive metabolism and blood circulation surveillance system for monitoring human’s health condition by sensing the various bio-signals on the human body. ...

    Authors: Yudong Luo, Sanku Niu, Jose Cordero, Hongbin Deng and Yantao Shen

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:19

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    This paper describes a novel cable-driven ankle-foot mechanism with two controllable degrees of freedom (DOF) in dorsiflexion-plantarflexion (DP) and inversion-eversion (IE). The presented mechanism is a proof...

    Authors: Evandro M Ficanha, Mohammad Rastgaar and Kenton R Kaufman

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:17

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  17. Content type: Research

    Current state-of-the-art quantitative assessments of abnormal neuro-mechanics (e.g., spasticity, rigidity, dystonia) require sophisticated measurement systems that, together with the lengthiness of the data ac...

    Authors: Alejandro Melendez-Calderon, Davide Piovesan, James L Patton and Ferdinando A Mussa-Ivaldi

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:12

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  18. Content type: Research

    Transferring skills from a biological organism to a hyper-redundant system is a challenging task, especially when the two agents have very different structure/embodiment and evolve in different environments. I...

    Authors: Milad S Malekzadeh, Sylvain Calinon, Danilo Bruno and Darwin G Caldwell

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:13

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  19. Content type: Review

    In the last decade, it was demonstrated that tubular micromotors are of potential interest for environmental, sensing, and medical applications. Even though catalytic micromotors rely on toxic fuel for their p...

    Authors: Veronika Magdanz, Maria Guix and Oliver G Schmidt

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:11

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  20. Content type: Research

    This paper considers path following control of planar snake robots using virtual holonomic constraints. In order to present a model-based path following control design for the snake robot, we first derive the ...

    Authors: Ehsan Rezapour, Kristin Y Pettersen, Pål Liljebäck, Jan T Gravdahl and Eleni Kelasidi

    Citation: Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:3

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