Biologically Inspired Robots: Serpentile Locomotors and Manipulators

I'm looking for the following book that is out of print:
"Biologically Inspired Robots: Serpentile Locomotors and Manipulators"
by Hirose, Shigeo
Please email me if you have a copy that you can sell.
Thanks,
Danh
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dttworld
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Thanks. I'm trying to build a robot snake like the ones at
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. The builder makes reference to Hirose, Shigeo. Here's another site that used the algorithm from Hirose:
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The first site definitely has a much more realistic snake movement. It's actually a bit spooky. Any references to the algorithm would be appreciated. I have already searched citeseer for papers with some o.k. results.
Danh
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Williams at Amazon.com. He has some reptilian robots to build yourself.
Manipulators"
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Manipulators"
I have some links marked for tracking down used books, but they don't turn up Hirose's book ... a local university library may be your best bet ...
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I also have some links posted to modular and snake-like robots that might be of some help ...
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Also includes links to Hirose's home site with some theory ...
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- dan michaels
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