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Topic:Gaits for uneven terrain for a hexapod walking platform
Department:Katedra kybernetiky
Supervisor:Gaël Écorchard
Announce as:DP,BP,PMI,PRO
Description:Walking machines are a good compromise between flying machines with a small payload and wheeled machines with limited terrain crossing capabilities for displacements on strongly uneven terrain, such as in search and rescue missions. Such a robot is currently being developed at the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics (CIIRC).

The aim of your internship will be to improve the current hardware and develop the associated software. The current force sensors mounted in the feet need to be improved. The robot is currently driven by a microcontroller with limited capabilities. It is being upgraded with an Single-Board Computer (Udoo Neo Full) in order to ease the on-board programming and add a wifi communication link to be able to drive the robot from an external computer. Your task on the software side would be to participate in the integration of the Udoo on the existing robot. You would then implement some gaits to bring it some capabilities to cross rough terrain while maintaining stability.
Date:03.10.2017
Responsible person: Petr Pošík