Mathias Schmerling

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Nitinol, a metal alloy which is able to remember (and return to with slight heating) the shape it had before it was deformed, is demonstrated to be useful in the Harrington rod treatment of scoliosis. A bent nitinol rod can return to its original straight length, applying both axial and lateral forces to the spine during the operation of postoperatively by(More)
Visuo-motor coordination is known to be highly important for the development of a broader range of cognitive and motor skills in human infants and can thus be considered one of the key skills for robots to master. In this paper, we investigate how a recent concept in developmental robotics, referred to as goal babbling, relates to a visuo-motor coordination(More)
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