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Run, Lola, run: Episode 12 - When Will LOLA Run?

Run, Lola, run: Episode 12 - When Will LOLA Run?

LOLA does run, but unfortunately only on the computer. To make LOLA walk, the scientists have studied stick insects. Analogue to the insects' nervous system, the researchers want to fit LOLA with an artificial neural network. To walk or run quickly and with stability, LOLA needs toes. But the robot’s development won’t end there. Perhaps one day LOLA will even be able to see....

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Universities/institutes
Technische Universität München
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Universität Bielefeld
Topics
Engineering Sciences
Keywords
DFG Science TV, Run, Lola, Ansgar Bueschges, nervous system, movements, cells, artificial, computer, legs, 2008
Copyright
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

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