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biped

1. any animal with two feet
2. having two feet

biped

[′bī‚ped]
(vertebrate zoology)
A two-footed animal.
Any two legs of a quadruped.
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In fact, we look at the DBW as a DNM during which the biped robot is the object manipulated by the ground as a zero DOF manipulator.
The similarity between a bronze sphere and a biped animal consists in the fact that both possess formal and material parts, which when understood as potentiality and actuality will be seen to form a natural unity.
Jih-Gau Juang (5) developed a technique based on artificial intelligence for a 5 DOF biped robot for the trajectory control.
Control of Biped Locomotion, Springer Publisher, ISSN 0140-0118, Berlin, Germany.
99): and a bible it is, holding some 1,200 plus pages packed with coverage, from introductory chapters which include a Quick Start tutorial to instructions detailing how to create complex characters with Max's new biped features, using the expanded Edit Poly option to work with Edge Ring, making textures with the new Pelt method and much more.
There is a major Channel 4 documentary series called Toumai coming up in the next few months in which he contributed to animating the world's oldest biped based on the discovery of a seven million year-old skull.
Neither Asimo nor Sony's similar robot, Qrio, is currently on the market, though a simpler biped called Nuvo, developed by ZMP in Tokyo, can be purchased for $6,000.
I believe this biped robot will eventually enable (disabled) people to go up and down the stairs," said Waseda professor Atsuo Takanishi.
In particular, it describes the problem for motion planning of biped miniature climbing robots.
Thoreau tells this little story: "Hearing Plato's definition of man--a biped without feathers--and that one exhibited a cock plucked and called it Plato's man, he thought it an important difference that the knees bent the wrong way.
0, Softimage continues to drive the art of character animation with new cutting-edge additions to character construction and setup, such as options for quickly generating fully customizable, film-quality biped and quadruped set-ups and rigs.
It's a monster of an animal," Spencer Fitzgibbon of the Green Party said of the featherless biped developed at the Rehovot Institute near Tel Aviv.