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AIMEE: A Four-Legged Robot for RoboCup Rescue

  • Martin Albrecht
  • Till Backhaus
  • Steffen Planthaber
  • Henning Stöpler
  • Dirk Spenneberg
  • Frank Kirchner
Conference paper

Abstract

This paper presents a servo-based four-legged robot — named AIMEE — for the RoboCup Rescue competition.

The robot is described with regard to the mechanics which are based on a very modular construction kit, the electronics based on a custom-made MPC 565 microcontroller board, and a software concept using a new behavior-based microkernel. The bio-inspired control approach we use on AIMEE is based on Central Pattern Generators (CPG), posture-control primitives, and reflex-models.

Keywords

RoboCup Rescue Four-Legged Robot Bio-Inspired Design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Albrecht
    • 1
  • Till Backhaus
    • 1
  • Steffen Planthaber
    • 1
  • Henning Stöpler
    • 1
  • Dirk Spenneberg
    • 1
  • Frank Kirchner
    • 1
  1. 1.Robotics Group, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of BremenBremenGermany

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