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Volume 23 Issue 6 - Publication Date: 1 June 2004
 
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Experimental Validation of a Framework for the Design of Controllers that Induce Stable Walking in Planar Bipeds
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E. R.Westervelt Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA, G. Buche Laboratoire d’Automatique de Grenoble, Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs Electriciens de Grenoble, BP 46, 38402 St Martin d’Hères, France and J.W. Grizzle Control Systems Laboratory, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109–2122, USA
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Formations for Fast Locomotion of Metamorphic Robotic Systems
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A. Dumitrescu, I Suzuki University ofWisconsin–Milwaukee, Milwaukee,Wisconsin 53201, USA and M. Yamashita Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan
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Closure and Quality Equivalence for Efficient Synthesis of Grasps from Examples
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N. S. Pollard Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, USA and ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
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An Interval Analysis Based Study for the Design and the Comparison of Three-Degrees-of-Freedom Parallel Kinematic Machines
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D. Chablat, Ph.Wenger, F. Majou Institut de Recherche en Communications et Cybernétique de Nantes, 1, rue de la Noë, 44321 Nantes, France and J.-P. Merlet INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, 2004 Route des Lucioles, 06902 Sophia Antipolis, France
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Synthesis of Reactionless Spatial 3-DoF and 6-DoF Mechanisms Without Separate Counter-Rotations
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Y. Wu and C. M. Gosselin Département de Génie Mécanique, Université Laval Québec, Québec, Canada, G1K 7P4
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New Performance Indices andWorkspace Analysis of Reconfigurable Hyper-Redundant Robotic Arms
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M. Badescu Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099, USA and C. Mavroidis Robotics and Mechatronics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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A Novel Fully Decoupled Two-Degrees-of-Freedom Parallel Wrist
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M. Carricato, and V. Parenti-Castelli DIEM—Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy
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