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Title: Employing L-systems to generate mass-spring networks for morphological computing
Authors : Bernhardsgrütter, Rene
Senn, Christoph W.
Füchslin, Rudolf Marcel
Jaeger, Christian
Nakajima, Kohei
Hauser, Helmut
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 2014 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA2014)
Pages : 168
Pages to: 171
Conference details: 2014 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA2014), Luzern, Switzerland, 14–18 September 2014
Publisher / Ed. Institution : IEICE
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Luzern
Issue Date: 2014
Language : Englisch / English
Subject (DDC) : 005: Computerprogramme, Datenverarbeitung
Abstract: Robot arms equipped with an additional network of masses and springs enable a facilitation of control by the exploitation of morphological properties. Typically, these mass-spring networks are being generated randomly. This approach comes in its basic form unhandy when the network should obey specific constraints, such as spring lengths, angles between springs or, e.g., the physical expansion range of the network. We present an approach of emulating a growth process on the basis of L-systems. Therefore, we have developed a simulation environment to define L-systems and instructions to translate the produced strings into mass-spring networks.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institut für Angewandte Mathematik und Physik (IAMP)
Publication type: Konferenz: Paper / Conference Paper
Type of review: Keine Angabe / Not specified
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-1660
License (according to publishing contract) : Lizenz gemäss Verlagsvertrag / Licence according to publishing contract
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