[robotics-worldwide] TOC of the TMECH Bio-Inspired Mechatronics issue

Metin Sitti sitti at cmu.edu
Mon Mar 25 07:49:24 PDT 2013



Dear All,

FYI, the special issue on Bio-Inspired Mechatronics in IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics is now published.  Below 20 published papers in this double issue were selected among 100 submitted papers.  We thank all authors submitting a paper to this issue and all reviewers for their great work. 

Best regards,
Guest Editors M. Sitti (lead), A. Menciassi, A. Ijspeert, KH Low and S. Kim


Table of Contents

Survey and Introduction to the Focused Section on Bio-Inspired Mechatronics
Sitti, M. ; Menciassi, A. ; Ijspeert, A.J. ; Kin Huat Low ;Sangbae Kim 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2233492 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 409	- 418
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Omega-Shaped Inchworm-Inspired Crawling Robot With Large-Index-and-Pitch (LIP) SMA Spring Actuators
Je-Sung Koh ; Kyu-Jin Cho 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2211033 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 419	- 429
IEEE JOURNALS & MAGAZINES
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An Origami-Inspired Approach to Worm Robots
Onal, C.D. ; Wood, R.J. ; Rus, D. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2210239 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 430	- 438
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Adaptive Undulatory Locomotion of a C. elegans Inspired Robot
Boyle, J.H. ; Johnson, S. ; Dehghani-Sanij, A.A. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2210728 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 439	- 448
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Efficient and Versatile Locomotion With Highly Compliant Legs
Hutter, M. ; Remy, C.D. ; Hoepflinger, M.A. ; Siegwart, R. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2222430 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 449	- 458
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Development of a Novel Bio-Inspired Planetary Subsurface Explorer: Initial Experimental Study by Prototype Excavator With Propulsion and Excavation Units
Omori, H. ; Murakami, T. ; Nagai, H. ; Nakamura, T. ; Kubota, T.
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2222429 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 459	- 470
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Design, Modeling, and Characterization of a Miniature Robotic Fish for Research and Education in Biomimetics and Bioinspiration
Kopman, V. ; Porfiri, M. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2222431 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 471	- 483
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Biomimetic Vortex Propulsion: Toward the New Paradigm of Soft Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
Giorgio Serchi, F. ; Arienti, A. ; Laschi, C. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2220978 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 484	- 493
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Design of a Multimodal Climbing and Gliding Robotic Platform
Dickson, J.D. ; Clark, J.E. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2223708 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 494	- 505
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An Avian-Inspired Passive Mechanism for Quadrotor Perching
Doyle, C.E. ; Bird, J.J. ; Isom, T.A. ; Kallman, J.C. ; Bareiss, D.F.; Dunlop, D.J. ; King, R.J. ; Abbott, J.J. ; Minor, M.A. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2211081 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 506	- 517
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The Gecko’s Toe: Scaling Directional Adhesives for Climbing Applications
Hawkes, E.W. ; Eason, E.V. ; Asbeck, A.T. ; Cutkosky, M.R. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2209672 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 518	- 526
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Shooting Manipulation Inspired by Chameleon
Hatakeyama, T. ; Mochiyama, H. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2225110 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 527	- 535
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A Biologically Inspired Wet Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Robotic Pump
Pierce, M.D. ; Mascaro, S.A. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2211032 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 536	- 546
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Aquatic Ionic-Polymer-Metal-Composite Insectile Robot With Multi-DOF Legs
Yi-chu Chang ; Won-Jong Kim 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2210904 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 547	- 555
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Biologically Inspired Optical-Flow Sensing for Altitude Control of Flapping-Wing Microrobots
Duhamel, P.-E.J. ; Perez-Arancibia, N.O. ; Barrows, G.L. ;Wood, R.J. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2225635 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 556	- 568
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Reinforcement Learning and Synergistic Control of the ACT Hand
Rombokas, E. ; Malhotra, M. ; Theodorou, E.A. ; Todorov, E. ;Matsuoka, Y. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2219880 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 569	- 577
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Offline GA-Based Optimization for Heterogeneous Modular Multiconfigurable Chained Microrobots
Brunete, A. ; Hernando, M. ; Gambao, E. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2220560 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 578	- 585
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Central Pattern Generator Control of a Tensegrity Swimmer
Bliss, T. ; Iwasaki, T. ; Bart-Smith, H. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2210905 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 586	- 597
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Step Length and Velocity Control of a Dynamic Bipedal Walking Robot With Adaptable Compliant Joints
Yan Huang ; Vanderborght, B. ; Van Ham, R. ; Qining Wang ;Van Damme, M. ; Guangming Xie ; Lefeber, D. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2213608 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 598	- 611
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Bioinspired Sinusoidal Finger Joint Synergies for a Dexterous Robotic Hand to Screw and Unscrew Objects With Different Diameters
Karnati, N. ; Kent, B.A. ; Engeberg, E.D. 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2222907 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 612	- 623
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A Novel Method of Motion Planning for an Anthropomorphic Arm Based on Movement Primitives
Xilun Ding ; Cheng Fang 
Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on 
Volume:	18	 , Issue: 2	
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2197405 
Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 624	- 636
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Metin Sitti, PhD
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Institute
NanoRobotics Lab, Carnegie Mellon University
Address: 5000 Forbes Ave., 320 Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
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