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Artificial Life Models in Hardware

By Andrew Adamatzky , Maciej Komosinski

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Focusing on topics and areas based on non-traditional thinking, and new and emerging paradigms in bio-inspired robotics, this book examines the design and real-world implementation of artificial life robotic devices.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8488-2529-1
  • 288 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: May 20, 2009
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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Hopping, climbing and swimming robots, nano-size neural networks, motorless walkers, slime mould and chemical brains - 'Artificial Life Models in Hardware' offers unique designs and prototypes of life-like creatures in conventional hardware and hybrid bio-silicon systems. Ideas and implementations of living phenomena in non-living substrates cast a colourful picture of state-of-art advances in hardware models of artificial life.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. The History and Future of Stiquito, a Hexapod Insectoid Robot.
  2. Learning Legged Locomotion.
  3. Salamandra Robotica: a Biologically Inspired Amphibious Robot that Swims and Walks.
  4. Multi
  5. Locomotion Robot: Novel Concept, Mechanism and Control of Bio
  6. Inspired Robot.
  7. Self
  8. Regulatory Hardware: Evolutionary Design for Mechanical Passivity on a Pseudo Passive Dynamic Walker.
  9. Perception for Action in Roving Robots: a Dynamical System Approach.
  10. Nature
  11. Inspired Single
  12. Electron Computers.
  13. Tribolon: Water Based Self
  14. Assembly Robots.
  15. Artificial Symbiosis in Ecobots.
  16. The Phi
  17. Bot: A Robot Controlled by a Slime Mould.
  18. Reaction
  19. Diffusion Controllers for Robots.
  20. Index.

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