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By Hiroshi Kimura, Kazuo Tsuchiya, Akio Ishiguro, Hartmut Witt

The foundations of version to numerous environments haven't but been clarified. moreover, independent model continues to be unsolved and a heavily tough challenge in robotics. it appears, the difference skill proven via animals and that wanted via robots within the genuine global can't be defined or learned via one unmarried functionality in a keep watch over approach and mechanism. that's, model in movement is precipitated at each point in a large spectrum from the important neural process to the musculoskeletal process. This booklet comprises the papers chosen rigorously from the symposium AMAM2003 particularly touching on edition in locomotion from the point of view of robotics and neurophysiology. because of this restrict in issues followed, we predict that this publication will successfully supply solid details for scientists and engineers, that is helpful to debate the rules and mechanisms underlying animals' version lower than unstructured atmosphere .

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Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots CLAWAR 99, 13-15 September, P ortsmouth, UK, pp. 333-342, Professional Engineering Publishing Limited, Bury St. Edmunds 16. Cruse, H, Kindermann, T, Schumm, M, Dean, J, Schmitz, J (1998) Walknet a biologically inspired network to control six-legged walking. jp Abstract. There are many scientific and technological problems that we cannot deal with today. Our current scientific methodology cannot be applied to what is called the real world problem.

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Thus, the organizational principles found in lamprey are apt to hold for Control Principles for Locomotion –Looking Toward Biology 43 other vertebrates, even those with limbs. In addition to its anatomical simplicity, the lamprey also has the advantage that it lacks any limbs or paired fins. Its locomotion is a series of traveling waves with the body forming a single wavelength for optimal efficiency [7]. Increases in speed are achieved by increasing the frequency of the traveling waves, but basically preserving the overall shape of the body.

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