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Research Zernike (ZIAM) Bio-inspired Circuits & Systems Chicca group

Robots that can avoid collisions covered by ukrant

20 April 2021

The university newspaper ukrant.nl has covered the recent advances by Thorben Schoepe and Elisabetta Chicca in the field of collision avoidance and navigation inspired by insects. In the article they explain how neural circuitries inspired by the honeybee can help robots to navigate safely in environments even under challenging constraints such as noise. The applicaitons of these advances are countless, from tiny robots autonomously avoiding obstacles in rescue missions, to rapidly flying drones.

Last modified:20 May 2021 5.47 p.m.

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