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Issue No. 01 - January (2007 vol. 40)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 46-53
Andrew German , York University
Pifu Zhang , Dalhousie University
Jim Zacher , York University
Andrew Hogue , York University
Luz-Abril Torres-Mendez , McGill University
Evangelos Milios , Dalhousie University
Arlene Ripsman , York University
Hui Liu , Dalhousie University
Gregory Dudek , McGill University
Chris Prahacs , McGill University
Michael Jenkin , York University
Marti Buehler , Boston Dynamics
Philippe Giguere , McGill University
Junaed Sattar , McGill University
Shane Saunderson , McGill University
AQUA, an amphibious robot that swims via the motion of its legs rather than using thrusters and control surfaces for propulsion, can walk along the shore, swim along the surface in open water, or walk on the bottom of the ocean. The vehicle uses a variety of sensors to estimate its position with respect to local visual features and provide a global frame of reference.
Robotics, AQUA, Autonomous robot development, SASR tasks
Andrew German, Pifu Zhang, Jim Zacher, Christina Georgiades, Andrew Hogue, Luz-Abril Torres-Mendez, Evangelos Milios, Arlene Ripsman, Hui Liu, Gregory Dudek, Chris Prahacs, Michael Jenkin, Marti Buehler, Philippe Giguere, Junaed Sattar, Shane Saunderson, "AQUA: An Amphibious Autonomous Robot", Computer, vol. 40, no. , pp. 46-53, January 2007, doi:10.1109/MC.2007.6
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