Volume 27 Issue 3-4 - Publication Date: 1 March 2008
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Editorial: Special Issue on Self-Reconfiguring Modular Robots 277
Mark Moll Rice University, USA and Daniela Rus Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Designing Modular Lattice Systems with Chiral Space Groups 279
Nicolas Brener, Faiz Ben Amar and Philippe Bidaud Université Pierre et Marie Curie—Paris 6 Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, CNRS 4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France Abstract
Collective Actuation 299
Jason Campbell and Padmanabhan Pillai Intel Research 4720 Forbes Avenue Suite 410, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA Abstract
Distributed Watchpoints: Debugging Large Modular Robot Systems 315
Michael De Rosa, Seth Goldstein and Peter Lee Computer Science Department Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3891, USA, Jason Campbell and Padmanabhan Pillai Intel Research Pittsburgh 4720 Forbes Avenue, Suite 410 Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Abstract
Million Module March: Scalable Locomotion for Large Self-Reconfiguring Robots 331
Robert Fitch ARC Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems, Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia and Zack Butler Department of Computer Science Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY USA Abstract
Miche: Modular Shape Formation by Self-Disassembly 345
Kyle Gilpin, Keith Kotay, Daniela Rus and Iuliu Vasilescu MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab 32 Vassar St Room 32–376 Cambridge, MA 02139, USA Abstract
Distributed Self-Reconfiguration of M-TRAN III Modular Robotic System 373
Haruhisa Kurokawa, Kohji Tomita, Akiya Kamimura, Shigeru Kokaji Intelligent Systems Research Institute National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8564, Japan, Takashi Hasuo Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering at University of Tsukuba, and Satoshi Murata Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering Tokyo Institute of Technology Abstract
Robotic Self-replication in Structured Environments: Physical Demonstrations and Complexity Measures 387
Kiju Lee, Matt Moses and Gregory S. Chirikjian Department of Mechanical Engineering Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 21218, USA Abstract
Automatic Configuration Recognition Methods in Modular Robots 403
Michael Park, Sachin Chitta, Alex Teichman and Mark Yim GRASP Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, USA Abstract
Learning to Move in Modular Robots using Central Pattern Generators and Online Optimization 423
Alexander Sproewitz, Rico Moeckel, Jérôme Maye and Auke Jan Ijspeert School of Computer and Communication Science Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Station 14, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Abstract
Automatic Modular Assembly System and its Distributed Control 445
Yuzuru Terada and Satoshi Murata Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology Abstract
Three-Dimensional Construction with Mobile Robots and Modular Blocks 463
Justin Werfel and Radhika Nagpal Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Abstract
Distributed Control Architecture for Self-reconfigurable Manipulators 481
A. Turetta, G. Casalino and A. Sorbara DIST – University of Genova, Via Opera Pia 13, 16145 Genova, Italy Abstract
Automated Design of Adaptive Controllers for Modular Robots using Reinforcement Learning 505
Paulina Varshavskaya, Leslie Pack Kaelbling and Daniela Rus Computer Science and AI Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA Abstract
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