Elephants teach robots to walk

时间:2019-03-01 14:14:00166网络整理admin

DISNEY may have allowed us to see Dumbo the elephant fly, but observing how real elephants run could be far more useful for vets and the designers of robots. Using motion-capture technology, John Hutchinson and his colleagues at the Royal Veterinary College in London have recorded the three-dimensional movements of elephants’ bones and joints as they walk at various speeds. While Hutchinson’s immediate goal is a better understanding of elephant locomotion,