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Biologically Inspired Robotics Laboratory

Department of Engineering

Publications


Journal Papers Book Chapters Conference Papers Workshop Contributions Theses / Project Reports


Under Review
  • Rosendo, A., von Atzigen, M., Iida, F. Bayesian co-optimization of morphology and control in the design of robots, (under review).
  • Giardina, F., Iida, F. Collisional analysis reveals energetic advantages of legged hopping locomotion over rolling, (under review).
  • Hughes, J., Iida, F. Multi-functional soft strain sensors for wearable physiological monitoring (under review).
  • Guenther, F. Quy Vu, H. and Iida, F., Improving hopping height control by using discrete couplings.
  • Katiyar, S., Kandasamy, G., Kulatunga, E., Iida, F., Nurzaman S. G. Morphological adaptation in an energy efficient vibration based elastic robot (under review).

Journal Papers

  • Vujovic, V., Rosendo, A., Brodbeck, L., Iida, F. (2017). Evolutionary developmental robotics: Improving locomotion of physical robots, Artificial Life, (accepted).

  • Wang, L., Nurzaman, S., Iida, F. (2017). Soft-material robots, Foundations and Trends in Robotics 5(3): 191-259. link
  • Guenther, F. and Iida, F. (2017). Energy efficient monopod running with large payload based on open loop parallel elastic actuation, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 33(1): 102-113.
  • Hughes, J., Culha, U., Giardina, F., Guenther, F., Rosendo, A., Iida, F. (2016). Soft manipulators and grippers: A review, Frontiers in Robotics and AI 3: 69.
  • Chen, J., Hongzhe, J., Iida, F., Zhao, J. (2016). A design concept of parallel elasticity extracted from biological muscles for engineered actuators, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 11(5): 056009.
  • Iida, F., Nurzaman, SG. (2016). Adaptation of sensor morphology: An integrative view of perception from biologically inspired robotics perspective, Interface Focus 6(4): 20160016.
  • Rosendo, A., Iida, F. (2016). Energy efficient hopping with Hill-type muscle properties on segmented legs, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, v. 11, p. 036002, 2016.
  • Hunt, J., Giardina, F., Rosendo, A., Iida, F. (2016). Improving efficiency for an open-loop controlled locomotion with a pulsed actuation. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, v. 21, p. 1581-1591, 2016.
  • Culha, U. and Iida, F (2016) Enhancement of finger motion range with compliant anthropomorphic joint design, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 11(2): 026001. abstract
  • Jafari, A., Vu, H. Q., and Iida, F. (2015). Determinants for stiffness adjustment mechanisms. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems 82(3): 435-454.
  • Wang, L., Iida, F. (2015). Soft-matter robotics: Benchmark measures and quantitative characterization, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine 22(3): 125-139.
  • Brodbeck, L., Hauser, S., and Iida, F. (2015) Morphological evolution of physical robots through model-free phenotype development, PLOS ONE 10(6): e0128444. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128444 full text.

  • Vu, H.Q., Yu, X., Iida, F., and Pfeifer, R. (2016). Improving energy efficiency of hopping locomotion by using a variable stiffness actuator, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 21(1): 472-486.
  • Brodbeck, L. and Iida, F. (2015). An extendible reconfigurable robot based on hot melt adhesives, Autonomous Robots, 39(1): 87-100. abstract
  • Nurzaman, S.G., Yu, X, Kim, Y., and Iida, F. (2014/2015). Goal directed multimodal locomotion through coupling between mechanical and attractor selection dynamics, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 10: 025004
    doi:10.1088/1748-3190/10/2/025004 full text

  • Wang, L., Brodbeck, L., and Iida, F. (2014). Mechanics and energetics in tool manufacture and use: A synthetic approach, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 11:20140827. abstract

  • Yu, X., Nurzaman, S.G., Culha U., and Iida F. (2014). Soft Robotics Education, Soft Robotics, 1(3): 202-212. abstract

  • Marques, H.G., Bharadwaj, A. and Iida, F. (2014). From spontaneous motor activity to coordinated behaviour: A developmental model, PLOS Computational Biology, 10(7): e1003653. doi:10.1371/ journal.pcbi.1003653. full text

  • Culha, U., Nurzaman, S.G., Clemens, F., and Iida, F. (2014), SVAS3: Strain vector aided sensorization of soft structures, Sensors, 14(7):12748-12770. abstract

  • Leach, D. (co-first author), Wang, L. (co-first author), Reusser, D., and Iida, F. (2014). Automatic building of a web-like structure based on thermoplastic adhesive, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 9(3): 036014. abstract

  • Nurzaman, S.G., Yu, X., Kim, Y., and Iida, F. (2014). Guided self-organization in a dynamic embodied system based on attractor selection mechanism, Entropy, 16(5): 2592-2610. abstract

  • Pfeifer, R., Iida, F. and Lungarella, M. (2014). Cognition from the bottom up: On biological inspiration, body morphology, and soft materials, Trends in Cognitive Science, 18(8): 404-413. abstract

  • Nurzaman, S.G., Culha, U., Brodbeck, L., Wang, L., and Iida, F. (2013). Active sensing system with in situ adjustable sensor morphology, PLOS ONE, 8(12): e84090. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084090. full text (Covered by ETH News, Tages Anzeiger)

  • Yu, X. and Iida, F. (2013). Minimalistic models of an energy efficient vertical hopping robot, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics├ƒ┬»├‚┬╝Œ 61(2): 1053-1062. abstract

  • Leach, D., Guenther, F., Maheshwari, N., and Iida, F. (2013). Linear multi-modal actuation through discrete coupling, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 19(3):827-839. early online abstract

  • Blumberg, M.S., Marques, H.G., and Iida, F. (2013). Twitching in Sensorimotor Development from Sleeping Rats to Robots, Current Biology, 23(12): R532-R537. abstract

  • Osswald, M. and Iida, F. (2013). Design and control of a climbing robot based on hot melt adhesion, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61(6): 616-625. abstract

  • Reis, M., Yu, X., Maheshwari, N., and Iida, F. (2013). Morphological computation of multi-gaited robot locomotion based on free vibration, Artificial Life, 19(1): 97-114. abstract

  • Marques, H.G., Imitiaz, F., Iida, F., and Pfeifer, R. (2013). Self-organisation of reflexive behaviour from spontaneous motor activity, Biological Cybernetics, 107(1): 25-37. abstract

  • Reis, M. and Iida, F. (2013). An energy efficient hopping robot based on free vibration of a curved beam, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 19(1): 300-311. abstract

  • Otake, M., Nurzaman, S.G., and Iida, F. (2012). Embodied cognition in psychological therapy. Journal of Cognitive Science, 13(4): 431-452. pdf

  • Pfeifer, R., Lungarella, M., and Iida, F. (2012). The challenges ahead for bio-inspired 'soft' robotics, Communications of the ACM, 55(11): 76-87. abstract

  • Maheshwari, N., Gunura, K., and Iida, F. (2012). Trajectory control based on discrete full-range dynamics, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 24(4): 612-619. abstract

  • Wang, L. and Iida, F. (2012). Physical connection and disconnection control based on hot melt adhesives, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 18(4): 1397-1409. abstract

  • Iida, F., Hosoda, K., Pfeifer, R., Kuniyoshi, Y. (2012). Preface, Editorial of Special Issue on Soft Robotics, Advanced Robotics, 26(7): 689-691. abstract

  • Manchester, I.R., Mettin, U., Iida, F., and Tedrake, R. (2011). Stable dynamic walking over uneven terrain, The International Journal of Robotics Research, 30(3): 265-279. abstract

  • Iida, F., Tedrake, S. (2010). Minimalistic control of biped walking in rough terrain, Autonomous Robots, 28(3): 355-368. abstract

  • Iida, F., Minekawa, Y., Rummel, J., Seyfarth, A. (2009). Toward a human-like biped robot with compliant legs, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 57(2): 137-144. abstract

  • Seyfarth, A., Iida, F., Tausch, R., Stelzer, M., von Stryk, O., Karguth, A. (2009). Towards bipedal jogging as a natural result of optimizing walking speed for passively compliant three-segmented legs, The International Journal of Robotics Research, 28: 257-265. abstract

  • Iida, F., Rummel, J., Seyfarth, A. (2008). Bipedal walking and running with spring-like biarticular muscles, Journal of Biomechanics, 41: 656-667. abstract

  • Pfeifer, R., Lungarella, M., Iida, F. (2007). Self-organization, embodiment, and biologically inspired robotics, Science, 318: 1088-1093. abstract

  • Pfeifer, R., Iida, F., Gomez, G. (2006). Designing intelligent robots - on the implications of embodiment, Journal of Robotics Society of Japan, 24(7): 783-790. abstract

  • Iida, F., Pfeifer, R. (2006). Sensing through body dynamics, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 54(8): 631-640. abstract

  • Paul, C., Lungarella, M, Iida, F. (2006). Morphology, control and passive dynamics, Editorial of Special Issue on Morphology, control and passive dynamics, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 54(8): 617-618. abstract

  • Pfeifer, R., Iida, F., Gomez, G. (2006). Morphological computation for adaptive behavior and cognition, International Congress Series, 1291: 22-29. abstract

  • Pfeifer, R., Iida, F., Bongard, J. (2005). New robotics: Design principles for intelligent systems. Artificial Life, 11(1-2): 99-120. abstract

  • Pfeifer, R., Iida, F. (2005). Morphological computation: Connecting body, brain and environment. Japanese Scientific Monthly, 58(2): 48-54. link pdf

  • Iida, F. (2003). Biologically inspired visual odometer for navigation of a flying robot, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, 44(3-4): 201-208. abstract

  • Iida, F., Hara, F. (1999). Behavior learning of a face robot based on the characteristics of human instruction, Advanced Robotics, 13(3): 283-284. abstract


Book Chapters

  • Culha, U., Hughes, J., Rosendo, A., Giardina, F. and Iida, F. (2016). Design Principles for Soft-Rigid Hybrid Manipulators. In Soft Robotics: Trends, Applications and Challenges, Laschi, C. et al. (Eds). Springer, 87-94.

  • Iida, F. and Ijspeert, A. (2015). Biologically inspired robotics. Springer Handbook on Robotics, 2nd Ed, Chapter 75. Springer, 2015-2034.

  • Nurzaman, S.G., Matsumoto, Y., Nakamura, Y., Shirai, K., Koizumi, S., Iida, F., and Ishiguro, H., Morphological Computation: A perspective based on bacterial movement.

  • Iida, F., Bovet, S. (2009). Learning legged locomoiton, In: Artificial Life Models in Hardware, Adamatzky, A., and Komosinski, M. (Eds.), Springer, 21-33. pdf

  • Iida, F., Pfeifer, R., Seyfarth, A. (2007). AI in locomotion, In: 50 Years of Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 4850, Lungarella et al. (Eds.), Springer, 134-143. pdf

  • Lungarella, M., Iida, F., Bongard, J., Pfeifer, R. (2007). AI in the 21st century: With historical reflections, In: 50 Years of Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 4850, Lungarella et al. (Eds.), Springer, 1-8. pdf

  • Lungarella, M., Iida, F., Bongard, J., Pfeifer, R. (2007). Eds., 50 Years of Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 4850, Lungarella et al. (Eds.), Springer. link

  • Seyfarth A, Geyer H, Blickhan, R, Lipfert S, Rummel J, Minekawa Y, Iida F. (2006). Running and walking with compliant legs, In: Fast motions in biomechanics and robotics - Optimization and Feedback Control, Chapter 19, Diehl M, Mombaur K (eds.). Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg: 383-402. pdf

  • Iida, F., Pfeifer, R. (2004). Self-stabilization and behavioral diversity of embodied adaptive locomotion. Embodied artificial intelligence, Iida et al. (Eds), LNCS/AI 3139, 119-128, Springer. pdf

  • Pfeifer, R., Iida, F. (2004). Embodied artificial intelligence: Trends and challenges. Embodied artificial intelligence, Iida et al. (Eds), LNCS/AI 3139, 1-26, Springer. pdf

  • Iida, F.; Pfeifer, R.; Steels, L.; Kuniyoshi, Y. (Eds.) (2004). Embodied artificial intelligence, Iida et al. (Eds), LNCS/AI 3139, Springer, ISBN: 3-540-22484-X. link

Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Hughes, J., Iida, F. (2017). Localized differential sensing of soft deformable surfaces. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 29 - June 3, 2017, Singapore (in press).

  • Giardina, F., Iida, F. , Discrete Foot Shape Changes Improve Dynamics of a Hopping Robot. 2016 International Symposium on Experimental Robotics. In press.

  • Chepisheva, M., Culha, U. and Iida, F. A biologically inspired soft robotic hand using chopstics for grasping tasks, The 14th International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB2016), 195-206 .

  • Giardina, F., Iida, F. (2016). Simulation of Forward Hopping Dynamics in Robots and Animals using a Template with a Circular Foot and Impulsive Actuation. 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), Singapore, 2016, pp. 7-12.

  • Vanderborght, B., Albu-Sch├ƒƒ├‚┬Ąffer, A., Bicchi, A., Burdet, E., Caldwell, D.G., Carloni, R., Catalano, M., Ganesh, G., Garabini, M., Grioli, G., Haddadin, S., Jafari, A., Laffranchi, M., Lefeber, D., Petit, F., Stramigioli, S., Tsagarakis, N., Van Damme, M., Van Ham, R., Visser, L.C., and Wolf, S. (2012). Variable impedance actuators: Moving the robots of tomorrow. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), 7-12 October 2012, Vilamoura, Portugal, 5454-5455. abstract

  • Iida, F., Pfeifer, R. (2004). "Cheap" rapid locomotion of a quadruped robot: Self-stabilization of bounding gait, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-8), March 2004, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Groen, F. et al. (Eds.), IOS Press, 642-649. pdf

  • Iida, F. (2001). Goal-directed navigation of an autonomous flying robot using biologically inspired cheap vision, Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Robotics (ISR 2001), 19-21 April 2001, Seoul, South Korea, 1404-1409. pdf

  • Iida, F., Lambrinos, D. (2000). Navigation in an autonomous flying robot by using a biologically inspired visual odometer, Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic System III, Photonics East, Proceedings of SPIE, 4196: 86-97. abstract

Workshop Contributions and Others

  • Nurzaman, S. G., Iida, F., Margheri, L., and Laschi C. (2014). News and Views: Soft robotics on the move: Scientific networks, activities, and future challenges. Soft Robotics, 1(2): 154-158. abstract

  • Nurzaman, S. G., Iida. F., Laschi, C., Ishiguro, A., and Wood, R. (2013). Soft Robotics [TC Spotlight]. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 20(3): 24-25 & 95. abstract

  • Iida, F., Hosoda, K., Pfeifer, R., Kuniyoshi, Y. (2012). Special Issue on Soft robotics, Editorial of Special Issue
    in Journal of Advance Robotics 26(7): 689-691.

  • Iida, F., Reis, M., Maheshwari, N., Yu, X., and Jafari, A. (2012). Towards efficient, fast, and versatile running robots based on free vibration. Proceedings of Dynamic Walking 2012, 21-24 May 2012, Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA. pdf

  • Iida, F. (2011). Book review: Flying insects and robots (Floreano, D., et al., eds). Artificial Life, 18(1): 125-127. abstract

  • Iida, F. (2011). Towards autonomous robotic growth. AMD Newsletter, 8(2): 6. pdf

  • Maheshwari, N., Guether, F., Gunura, K., Wang, L., and Iida, F. (2010). Motor control with discrete full-range dynamics. Presented at Dynamic Walking 2010, 8-11 July 2010, MIT, USA. pdf

  • Iida, F. (2010). Biologically inspired motor control for underactuated robots: Trends and challenges. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control (RoMoCo 2009), 1-3 June 2009, Czerniejewo, Poland, 145-154. abstract

  • Iida, F. (2007). Book review: Autonomous robots (From biological inspiration to implementation and control), Bekey, G. A.. Artificial Life, 13(4): 419-421. abstract

  • Schmitz, A., Gomez, G. J., Iida, F., and Pfeifer, R. (2007). Adaptive control of dynamic legged locomotion. Presented at ICRA 2007 Workshop on Concept Learning in Embodied Agents, 10 April 2007, Rome, Italy. abstract

  • Seyfarth, A., Iida, F., Rummel, J. and Geyer, H. (2006). Leg design for stable walking and running. Presented at the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, 29 July - 4 August 2006, Munich, Germany, Journal of Biomechanics, 39: 114. pdf

  • Iida, F. (2002). Dynamic locomotion of a biologically inspired quadruped robot. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Embodied Artificial Intelligence, 7 October 2002, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Iida, F. and Lambrinos, D. (2002). Navigation in an autonomous flying robot by using a biologically inspired visual odometer. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Embodied Artificial Intelligence, 7 October 2002, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Dravid, R., Paul, C., and Iida, F. (2002). Stumpy: The inverted pendulum driven hopping robot. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Embodied Artificial Intelligence, 7 October 2002, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Frutiger, D. R., Bongard, J. C., and Iida, F. (2002). Iterative product engineering: Evolutionary robot design. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Embodied Artificial Intelligence, 7 October 2002, Zurich, Switzerland. ps

  • Iida, F. and Hara, F. (2000). Behavior learning of face robot based on the characteristics of human instruction. Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 18(6): 839-846. abstract (in Japanese)

  • Iida, F. and Hara, F. Behavior learning of face robot based on the characteristics of human instruction. Presented at Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics. (in Japanese)

  • Iida, F., Hara, F., and Ayai, H. (1999). Face robot behavior learning based on the characteristics of human instruction. Proceedings of the 4th Robotics Symposia, 30-31 March 1999, Sendai, Japan, 38-43. pdf (in Japanese)

  • R. Pfeifer, C. Scheier (Japanese edition of "Understanding Intelligence", MIT Press 1999). amazon.co.jp


Thesis / Project Reports

  • Kim, Y. (2014). Goal-directed multi-modal locomotion of curved beam hopping robot, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Wani, U. (2014). Discrimination of soft robotic motion patterns through design and implementation of morphologically flexible sensors, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Hauser, S. (2014). From spontaneous motor activity towards walking, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Veiga, M. (2014). Evolutionary algorithm for robotic body extension, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • von Atzigen, M. (2014). TPA based 3D printing, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Luethi, G. (2014). Autonomous construction of 3D structures, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Ovinnikov, I. (2014). Trajectory control optimization of muskuloskeletal robot simulation, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Frey, S. (2013). Design optimization in Myode, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Altwegg, S. (2013). Quantification of preview control walking pattern generation by center of mass tracking, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Heim, S. (2013). Dynamics and control for efficient hopping, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Cavolina, G. (2013). Design optimization of robotic body extension with passive grippers, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Giardina, F. (2013). Development and Analysis of a Self-Stable One-Legged Hopping Robot, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Rich, S. (2013). Asymmetrical body shape: inducing locomotion in a simply activated amoeboid robot , internship project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Lee, M. (2013). Design and simulation of a tendon-driven hot melt adhesive "hand" robot, internship project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Novkovic, T. (2013). Extension of an evolutionary design algorithm to complex tasks, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Moser, S. (2013). Development of a variable knee joint, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland.

  • Meyer, R. (2013). Improved extruder for a hot glue 3D printer, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Shu, Y. (2013). Glass fiber reinforced plastic: New elastic spring material used in compliant legs for scalable energy efficient robots, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Ackermann, M. (2013). Self-organisation of Reflexes using Bio-inspired Actuator and Sensor Models, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Peruzzi, C. (2013). Model based control of a bioinspired thread building spider robot, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Keller, H. (2013). PC-104 real-time controller for a curved-beam hopping robot, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Bolliger, C. (2013). Reflex-based torso stabilization, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Wani, U. (2013). Synthesizing a dynamic model for continuum robot arms using flexure sensors, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Bharadwaj, A. (2013). From spontaneous motor activity to hopping: A developmental scheme, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Voigt, C. (2013). Development of an optimization tool for Myode. BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Reusser, D. (2013). How to make a spider web with the Firefly robotic arm, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Seitz, J. (2013). Autonomous design of modular robot extensions using an evolutionary algorithm, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Wild, M. (2013). Self-diagnosis in Myorobotics: The implementation of a self-diagnosis plugin for the Caliper robotics simulation software, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Jovic, M. (2013). Redesign of a bio-inspired thread building spider robot, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Mathis, B. (2013). Efficient locomotion of a segmented beam hopper based on free vibration, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Bernet, R. (2013). 2D modeling of a passive compliant gripper, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Foehr, A. (2013). Dynamics of a free vibration based robot, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Garbani-Marcantini, L. (2013). Efficient Running on Variable Stiffness Ground, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Lataniotis, C. (2013). CPG-inspired control of curved beam hoppers, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Guenther, F. (2013). Preloaded Hopping with a Linear Multi Mode Actuator, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Meier, T. (2012). Automatic Disconnection of HMA-Bondings on a Modular Reconfigurable Robot, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Widmer, A. (2012). Design of Wireless Modules and Construction of a Mobile Robot, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Toxiri, S. (2012). Self-organization of spinal force fields, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • N├ƒƒ├‚┬Ąf, D. (2012). Shape optimization of a curved beam hopping robot, MSc thesis, Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Voelk, C. (2012). Self-organization of spinal reflexes in biologically motivated simulation framework, MSc thesis, Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • W├ƒƒ├‚┬Ąlchli, O. (2012). Development of a mini hopping Robot, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Graber, L. (2012). Self-contained high payload robots for climbing on multiple vertical environments, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Neusch├ƒƒ├‚┬Ąfer, F. (2012). Design of a glue supplier with internal melt reservoir, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Ioannides, A. (2012). Robot thumb kinematic model optimisation, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Eugster, D. (2012). High-speed motion tracking for robot control, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Berkenkamp, F. (2012). Tower building with HMAs and computer vision feedback, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Frey, K. (2012). Design of an underactuated underwater vehicle using counter rotating propellers, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Lataniotis, C. (2012). Optimizing dynamic motions of a two-link pendulum, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Thandiackal, R. (2012). Exploiting passive dynamics in robot throwing task, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • K├ƒƒ├‚┬Ânig, S. (2011). Self-organisation of reflexes in agonist-antagonist and synergistic actuator configurations, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Baumann, M. (2011). System identification and control optimization of the single leg hopping robot ETHOP, master semester project report, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

  • Morales, M. (2011). Influence of tendon-pulley friction on an index finger model, MSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

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  • Zweig, A. (2011). Controlling a crane arm with EMG sensors, BSc thesis, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Z├ƒ┬╝rich, Switzerland. pdf

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