• Robotics in Scansorial Environments 

      Autumn, Kellar; Buehler, Martin; Cutkosky, Mark; Fearing, Ronald S.; Full, Robert J.; Goldman, Daniel I.; Groff, Richard; Provancher, William; Rizzi, Alfred E.; Saranli, Uluc; Saunders, Aaron; Koditschek, Daniel E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySociety of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2005)
    • Systematic study of the performance of small robots on controlled laboratory substrates 

      Li, Chen; Hoover, Aaron M.; Birkmeyer, Paul; Umbanhowar, Paul B.; Fearing, Ronald S.; Goldman, Daniel I. (Georgia Institute of TechnologySociety of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2010-04)
      The design of robots able to locomote effectively over a diversity of terrain requires detailed ground interaction models; unfortunately such models are lacking due to the complicated response of real world substrates which ...
    • Walking and running on yielding and fluidizing ground 

      Qian, Feifei; Zhang, Tingnan; Li, Chen; Masarati, Pierangelo; Birkmeyer, Paul; Pullin, Andrew; Hoover, Aaron; Fearing, Ronald S.; Golman, Daniel I. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07)
      We study the detailed locomotor mechanics of a small, lightweight robot (DynaRoACH, 10 cm, 25 g) which can move on a granular substrate of closely packed 3 mm diameter glass particles at speeds up to 50 cm/s (5 body ...