The X2 Modular Evolutionary Robotics Platform

  • Kyrre Glette
  • Mats Hovin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6274)

Abstract

We present a configurable modular robotic system which is suitable for prototyping of various robotic concepts and a corresponding simulator which enables evolution of both morphology and control systems. The modular design has an emphasis on industrial configurations requiring solidity and precision, rather than rapid (self-)reconfiguration and a multitude of building blocks. As an initial validation, a three-axis industrial manipulator design has been constructed. Evolutionary experiments have been conducted using the simulator, resulting in plausible locomotion behavior for two experimental configurations.

Keywords

Robotic System Inner Core Core Module Evolutionary Search Modular Robot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyrre Glette
    • 1
  • Mats Hovin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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