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(4:35) The mission of the McGovern Institute is to understand the brain in health and disease. In this video, McGovern Investigator, Nancy Kanwisher discusses her role in an ambitious research project to understand the brain basis of aut...
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Beyond simple walking, bipedalism implies more generally a capability of manipulation with the feet (pedipulation), through discontinuous deformation of the standing region and continuous manipulation of the reaction forces within ...
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In this talk a framework based on energetical reasoning for modeling and control purposes based on port-Hamiltonian theory will be briefly presented. Then this methodology will be used to analyse novel concepts of actuations called Varia...
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We present a method for controlling humanoid robots to recover from disturbances when available footholds are limited. This method involves determining the robot's Capture Region taking into consideration the available footholds, decidin...
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Mobile robot designers are increasingly searching for inspirations and design cues from biological models. Biomechanics research of animals provides an invaluable source of ideas for legged robot design but the process of implementation ...
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Cybernetic human HRP-4C is a humanoid robot whose body dimensions were designed to match the average Japanese young female. I will explain the current status of HRP-4C and lessons we learned from the project.
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Humans are mediocre sprinters at best. The top speed of Usain Bolt can be matched by a domestic cat. But when it comes to endurance running over many kilometers and long durations of time, very few animals measure up to humans. We presen...
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