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grasping

a similar equine neurosis to windsucking; the horse grasps a fixed object with its teeth, but does not swallow air.
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SentiBotics software includes source code of bio-inspired simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), autonomous navigation, 3D object recognition and object grasping systems that are tuned to work with the SentiBotics hardware platform.
The impact can be devastating, since grasping is a fundamental aspect of our daily life.
The scientists taught Boris basic ways of grasping an object - via physical manipulation - but then it was up to him to choose the best grip for the task.
The robot, which the researchers have dubbed "supernumerary robotic fingers," consists of actuators linked together to exert forces as strong as those of human fingers during a grasping motion.
The grasping forceps is passed through the working channel of the flexible cystoscope and the tip of the urodynamic catheter is grasped with the grasping forceps (Fig.
As a result, one such development is the Activities of Daily Living Exercise Robot (ADLER), a robotic therapy environment focused on using reaching and grasping activities to retrain motor and ADL function (Figure 1) [11].
This involved grasping, releasing and resting in response to visual cues, and required the engagement of a higher area of the brain.
This technique assures the required grasping forces, their correct distribution on the surface of the ply, and a sufficient delicacy in approaching the object, due to the cup material and to its special internal shape.
The movements are nearly identical to those of an infant practicing depth perception while reaching for and grasping its first cookie.
Grasping at Independence: Debt, Male Authority, and Mineral Rights in Appalachian Kentucky, 1850-1915.
An attempt to remove the object with grasping forceps only tended to push it posteriorly.
Grasping the door handle with one hand and the steering wheel with the other, Finehout was dragged with his legs dangling beneath the truck.