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Biorobotics : Using robots to emulate and investigate agile animal locomotion

  title={Biorobotics : Using robots to emulate and investigate agile animal locomotion},
  author={Auke Jan Ijspeert},
The graceful and agile movements of animals are difficult to analyze and emulate because locomotion is the result of a complex interplay of many components: the central and peripheral nervous systems, the musculoskeletal system, and the environment. The goals of biorobotics are to take inspiration from biological principles to design robots that match the agility of animals, and to use robots as scientific tools to investigate animal adaptive behavior. Used as physical models, biorobots… 

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