Morphing Hands and Virtual Tools (or What Good Is an Extra Degree of Freedom)

Abstract

Manipulators with large numbers of degrees of freedom, from the human hand to the trunk of an elephant, are common in the biological world. These freedoms allow highly exible and robust performance of complex tasks. However, progress in developing and controlling artiicial high-degree-of freedom manipulators has been slow. The main problem is that… (More)

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@inproceedings{Fuentes1994MorphingHA, title={Morphing Hands and Virtual Tools (or What Good Is an Extra Degree of Freedom)}, author={Olac Fuentes and Randal C. Nelson}, year={1994} }