この度，MDPI のSensorsというJournalにて「Advanced in Snake Robots of Bio-Inspired Robotics」の特集号を組みました．
We are inviting you to contribute to the special issue on Special Issue "Advanced in Snake Robots of Bio-Inspired Robotics" at MDPI Sensorsjournal (IF 3.576).
Deadline: 30 April 2022.
See this link
for the detail.
The aim of this special issue:
In general, bio-inspired robotics are often regarded as mere biomimicry. However, just as airplanes do not flap their wings like birds and automobiles do not walk like horses, it is not always best to imitate the forms and movements of living creatures in the field of engineering. In other words, Bio-inspired Robotics and Biomimetic Robotics are not the same things. Similar problems exist in snake-like robots, where the initial inspiration may come from living organisms, but the final application may differ from the biological principles.
This Special Issue aims to present not only research on understanding animal snakes for biomimetic robots, but also research on new snake-like robots that are not limited to mere biomimicry while considering the real application. This Special Issue will provide an opportunity to introduce and share state-of-the-art research on snake robots by collecting cutting-edge research results of various bio-inspired robots. We look forward to the participation of researchers who are researching this field.
Dr. Atsushi Kakogawa (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
Dr. Chao Ren (Tianjin University, China)
Dr. Filippo Sanfilippo (University of Agder, Norway)
Prof. Dr. Shugen Ma (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
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