Self-exploration for tendon-driven robots

Self-exploration for tendon-driven robots

In order to test our self-organizing control framework on real and challenging systems, we apply our neural plasticity rule to tendon driven musculosceletal robots such as the Myorobotics arm-shoulder system.

 Check out the videos and the papers below.

Papers: G. Martius, R. Hostettler, A. Knoll, and R. Der. Compliant control for soft robots: emergent behavior of a tendon
G. Martius, R. Hostettler, A. Knoll, and R. Der. Compliant control for soft robots: emergent behavior of a tendon driven anthropomorphic arm. In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2016. in press. [ bib | Supplementary page (videos) | pdf ]