Self Reconfigurable Modular Technology
Collection of Web Sites, Web Pages, Video Clips, Articles, and Documents
Modular Cell System
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A Modular Self Structuring and Computing System
Self Structuring and Computing System
Electromagnetic Communication and Connection System
A Modular Self Structuring and Computing System
Self Structuring and Computing System
Structure of a Sub-Module
Leg Thickness Limits Based on Pivoting Ranges and Well Perimeter Edge
Geometrical Cell Dimension Limits and Requirements
Leg Pivot Range Requirement
Pattern for Element Core Electronic Links
Optimal Ratio Calculation for Module Core Assembly Base Component
The Cantilever and a Benefit of Having a Large-Radius Connecting Plate
Chain Articulation Benefit
Module Connection Arrangement Patterns of a Cell
Connecting Plates Alignment Requirement
Lateral Lattice Reconfiguration Using Leg Extending Capabilities
Diagonal Lattice Reconfiguration Using Leg Extending Capabilities
Aligning Legs for Joining Connecting Plates
Basic Module Transfers, Movements, and Connections
Determining the Distance Between the Centers of Two Cells Connected Together
Sensor-Based Distance Determination for Centers of Two Cells Chained Through a Third Cell
Cell Structure Forming Pattern Possibilities
Extending/Retracting Matrix Effect
Matrix Production of Rotational Motion
Making Accelerometers Using Modules in a Matrix
Efficient Module Transfers and Movements
Energy Recovery Method
Description And Reference
Benefits and Advantages
Cube Face Numbering Convention
Components, Moving Parts, and Connectors of a Cell Module
Types of Connections Between Elements
Prototypes Made From Legos, Page 1 Of 3
Prototypes Made From Legos, Page 2 Of 3
Prototypes Made From Legos, Page 3 Of 3
Video Clips of Reconfigurable Module Prototypes Made From Legos
Video Clips of Inductance Transducers
By Date Created
A general classification of the modular robots
Wondering how versions of modular robots are being classified? Check out this...
Wondering how versions of modular robots are being classified? Check out this concise diagram which covers some of the topological and dimensional aspects. Versions and researchers in the field are alse included.
Futuristic Chembots Squeeze Through Small Spaces
Size does matter, and they're calling it ChemBots. See how DARPA is interested...
Size does matter, and they're calling it ChemBots. See how DARPA is interested in & funding projects involving shape-changing robots. Its applications, biodegradability, and how caterpillar research is being used are discussed.
HowStuffWorks "How Real Transformers Work"
This article starts off by comparing Transformers to existing...
This article starts off by comparing Transformers to existing self-reconfiguring robotics and its principles, then discusses various versions for an audience of any level of technical background.
Kinematic Self-Replicating Machines
This book online on self-replication covers a broad range of technology...
This book online on self-replication covers a broad range of technology, including experimental versions of self-reconfiguring modular robotics in section 8 of Chapter 3.
Locomotion Capabilities of a Modular Robot with Eight Pitch-Yaw-Connecting Modules
This web page covers a project involving an existing example of modular robotics...
This web page covers a project involving an existing example of modular robotics with eight modules. It contains links to its authors, demonstration videos, documentation, and slides about their work.
Modular Snake Robots: Anaconda Squeeze!
Here's an article on another existing example of a modular robot. It has a...
Here's an article on another existing example of a modular robot. It has a video clip of this seemingly simple-looking device performing all kinds of neat tasks and amazing tricks.
Reconfigurable Robots towards the Manufacturing of the Future
This page presents the topics and aspects of the field...
This page presents the topics and aspects of the field in an outline format. Issues such as manufacturing applications and versions in terms of anatomy are discussed.
Self-Reconfigurable and Learning Robots Funded by AFOSR
US Air Force
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research is funding Dr. Shen's work on...
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research is funding Dr. Shen's work on the SuperBot for information and operational readiness purposes.
Self-Reconfigurable Robotics "Tutorial"
This web page has a description of what a self-reconfigurable robot is...
This web page has a description of what a self-reconfigurable robot is, its capabilities and applications, and introduces the concepts of self-assembly and self-repair. Fracta, CEBOT, ATRON, Klavins Lab stochastic modules, and the M-TRAN are featured.
Shape-Shifting Robot Nanotech Swarms on Mars
This prototype design is being explored as systems to utilize as...
This prototype design is being explored as systems to utilize as spacecraft and terrain exploration of other planets in our solar system.
Shape-shifting robot shows off its moves
This New Scientist magazine article features the ATRON prototype and...
This New Scientist magazine article features the ATRON prototype and discusses the capabilities, benefits, and potential advantages of using shape-shifting robots.
Utility Fog: The Stuff that Dreams Are Made Of
What can nanoscale-sized modules achieve and how would they be made...
What can nanoscale-sized modules achieve and how would they be made? Find out more about the idea and vision in this interesting essay.
BLOGS & FORUMS
Google Groups: Modular Robotics
Google Groups: Self-Reconfiguring and Modular Technology
Self-Reconfigurable Robots: An Introduction (Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents)
CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS
Declarative Programming for Modular Robot
IROS Workshop - Self-Reconfigurable Robots, Systems and Applications
Robotics Science and Systems
Robotics: Science & Systems Workshop on Self-Reconfigurable Modular Robots
Flexible Elements with Per Sjoborg
PDF & PPT FILES
An Asynchronous Reflection Model for Object-oriented Distributed Reactive Systems
An XML-based Scripting Language for Chain-type Modular Robotic Systems
ATRON Hardware Modules for Self-reconfigurable Robotics
Collective displacement of modular robots using self-reconfiguration
Concurrent metamorphosis of hexagonal robot chains into simple connected configurations
Design of a Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot
Distributed locomotion algorithms for self-reconfigurable robots operating on rough terrain
DynaGraph : a Smalltalk Environment for Self-Reconfigurable Robots Simulation
Experiment Design for Stochastic Three-Dimensional Reconfiguration of Modular Robots
Fluidic Stochastic Modular Robotics: Revisiting the System Design
Generic Decentralized Control for a Class of Self-Reconfigurable Robots
Hierarchical Motion Planning for Self-reconfigurable Modular Robots
Hormone-Inspired Self-Organization and Distributed Control of Robotic Swarms
MAAM : Molecule = Atom | Atom+ Molecule
Modeling Lattice Modular Reconfigurable Systems with Space Groups
Multiagent Control of Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robots
Reconfiguration Planning for Heterogeneous Self-Reconfiguring Robots
Reconnectable Joints for Self-Reconfigurable Robots
New Website Posting!
(August 3, 2010):
Roombots—Mechanical Design of Self-Reconfiguring Modular Robots for Adaptive Furniture
Towards a common comparison framework for global-to-local programming of self-assembling robotic systems
Ckbot modular self assembly
Concept of 3-D Self-reconfigurable Mechanical System - Self-assembling Many-unit Structure
MTRAN3 Modular Robot
Self-Reconfigurable Robots and Digital Hormones
Shape-shifting robot forms from magnetic swarm
Superbot - A fully morphing modular robot
translational cantilevered module transfer
Cube-shaped Self-Reconfigurable Robots
Distributed Robotics Lab: The Self-Reconfiguring Robotic Molecule
Distributed Self-reconfiguration of 3-D Homogeneous Modular Structure
Dynamic Physical Rendering
Locomotion with a Unit Modular Reconfigurable Robot
Modular Robotics Lab
M-TRAN (Modular Transformer)
preprints - geometric / topological robotics... - Robert Ghrist
Robotics Design Inc.
Rus Robotics Laboratory - Research: Modular Self-Reconfiguring Robots
Self-Reconfigurable Robots - Sam Slee
Self-Reconfigurable Robots Get It Together
USC-ISI Polymorphic Robotics Laboratory
Wrestling with robot snakes
Molecubes For Everyone
Robotics: Exotic Robots: Modular and fractal Robots
Self-Reconfiguring Modular Robotics
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