Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot Systems [Grand Challenges of Robotics]

  title={Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot Systems [Grand Challenges of Robotics]},
  author={Mark H. Yim and Wei-Min Shen and Behnam Salemi and Daniela Rus and Mark Moll and Hod Lipson and Eric Klavins and Gregory S. Chirikjian},
  journal={IEEE Robotics \& Automation Magazine},
The field of modular self-reconfigurable robotic systems addresses the design, fabrication, motion planning, and control of autonomous kinematic machines with variable morphology. Modular self-reconfigurable systems have the promise of making significant technological advances to the field of robotics in general. Their promise of high versatility, high value, and high robustness may lead to a radical change in automation. Currently, a number of researchers have been addressing many of the… Expand
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