Petri Net Modeling and Simulation of Walking Behaviour for Design of a Bioinspired Robot Dog

Zuhal Erden, Macit Araz

Abstract

Research in behavior-based design faces many challenges regarding the aids in conceptual design of biorobots, representation of a biological system’s behavior in a well formed modeling tool and therefore providing systematic transformation of this behavior into robot design. This paper reports a research that focuses on the development of a Petri Net model to represent a biological system’s behavior. The model is based on real time data collected from an experiment in which a dog is walking on a treadmill with a speed of 1km/h. The model has the ability of simulating the real time rhythm of dog's walking behavior utilizing colors and numbers as well as the step-by-step simulation. The aim is to observe the behavior of a walking dog in time domain as an early stage of conceptual design of a bioinspired robot dog. Main challenge is to develop a methodology to guide designer towards more creative designs based on bioinspired design ideas. The presented work is an early attempt to initiate a systematic approach towards the stated goal.

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Erden Z. and Araz M. (2016). Petri Net Modeling and Simulation of Walking Behaviour for Design of a Bioinspired Robot Dog . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-758-199-1, pages 217-224. DOI: 10.5220/0005972702170224


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@conference{simultech16,
author={Zuhal Erden and Macit Araz},
title={Petri Net Modeling and Simulation of Walking Behaviour for Design of a Bioinspired Robot Dog},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2016},
pages={217-224},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005972702170224},
isbn={978-989-758-199-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - Petri Net Modeling and Simulation of Walking Behaviour for Design of a Bioinspired Robot Dog
SN - 978-989-758-199-1
AU - Erden Z.
AU - Araz M.
PY - 2016
SP - 217
EP - 224
DO - 10.5220/0005972702170224