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Claytronics: A Scalable Basis For Future Robots

@inproceedings{Goldstein2004ClaytronicsAS,
  title={Claytronics: A Scalable Basis For Future Robots},
  author={S. Goldstein and T. Mowry},
  year={2004}
}
  • S. Goldstein, T. Mowry
  • Published 2004
  • Computer Science
  • Claytronics is a form a programmable matter that takes the concept of modular robots to a new extreme. The concept of modular robots has been around for some time. (See [14] for a survey.) Previous approaches to modular robotics sought to create an ensemble of tens or even hundreds of small autonomous robots which could, through coordination, achieve a global effect not possible by any single unit. In general the goal of these projects was to adapt to the environment to facilitate, for example… CONTINUE READING
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