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  Quadruped
A quadruped is an animal having exactly four limbs.
The term quadruped doesn't apply to a taxonomic unit.
In contrast the term Tetrapoda applies to all animals with quadruped ancestors, i.e.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The majority of walking animals are quadrupeds, including mammals such as cattle and cats, and reptiles, like lizards.
There are some exceptions, for example among the insects the praying mantis is a quadruped.
The distinction between quadrupeds and tetrapods is important in evolutionary biology, particularly in the context of bipeds, winged animals, and animals whose limbs have adapted to other roles (e.g.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=quadruped   (443 words)

  
 Anderson's OnLine Documentation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
No person shall receive for transportation, transport, cause to be transported, or have in his possession with intent to transport or secure the transportation of, beyond the limits of this state, any game bird or game quadruped mentioned in Chapters 1531.
The reception and acceptance by any person within this state of such game bird or game quadruped for shipment to a point without the state is prima-facie evidence that it was killed within the state for conveyance beyond the limits thereof.
If such game bird or game quadruped is legally taken by a nonresident, it may be transported by him from a point within the state to a point without the state, if it is accompanied by the actual owner thereof, and the owner has procured a nonresident hunting and trapping license.
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 MIT Leg Lab's Planar Quadruped Robot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The planar quadruped is a hydraulically-powered, experimental platform for studying the role of the spine in fast running.
The planar quadruped robot was built to study the role of a limber-back in quadruped running.
We are interested in exploring the role of the spine in fast running, especially the hypothesis that the spine may play an active role in power transfer between the fore and rear legs.
www.ai.mit.edu /projects/leglab/robots/crab/crab.html   (176 words)

  
 Stamp seal with quadruped [Syro/Cilicia or Anatolia] (1984.175.15) | Object Page | Timeline of Art History | The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This seal demonstrates the development in the Ubaid period of seals depicting animals.
A quadruped with an elongated body faces left.
A branching form beneath the quadruped may represent vegetation.
www.metmuseum.org /TOAH/hd/ubai/hod_1984.175.15.htm   (135 words)

  
 quadruped definition from the Dictionary of Words Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
quadrupes, -pedis; quattuor four + pes, pedis, a foot: cf.
quadruped adj : having four feet syn: quadrupedal, four-footed ant: bipedal, bipedal n : an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking see also: quadrupedal four-footed bipedal
41 moby thesaurus words for "quadruped": amphibian, aquatic, biped, biquadratic, canine, cannibal, carnivore, cosmopolite, feline, four, four-legged, four-rayed, foursquare, gnawer, herbivore, insectivore, invertebrate, mammal, mammalian, marsupial, marsupialian, omnivore, primate, quadric, quadrilateral, quadrinomial, quadrivalent, quartic, quartile, quaternary, reptile, rodent, ruminant, scavenger, tetractinal, tetrad, tetravalent, ungulate, varmint, vermin, vertebrate
www.dictionaryofwords.com /quadruped_pag1.html   (172 words)

  
 quadruped - What is definition of the term - quadruped ?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
quadruped -- (an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking)
While the argument may be made that "every limb, including an arm or wing, is just a modified leg", such a sense of "quadruped" is better described as a tetrapod, evoking the taxonomic unit tetrapoda the vertabrates with quadruped ancestors, including mammals, some reptiles, amphibians, and birds.
The distinction is particularly important in the context of bipeds having two legs, adapted in gross anatomy and neurology a bipedal gait, and of quadrupeds having, in their arm- and wing-homologous forelimbs, markedly different characteristics that a leg must have, whether adapted to a role in a bipedal or quadrupedal gait.
www.linguasphere.org /dictionary/n-58980-quadruped.html   (255 words)

  
 Design of control strategies for stable running of a quadruped.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Objective of this project is to simulate quadruped running using realistic model and minimum feedback.
Most of the papers on gallop use simplified Models of quadruped and its foot ground interaction and use feedback to stabilize the quadruped.
The simulated quadruped was able to trot at a speed of 19.12 m/s.
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 MIT Leg Lab's Quadruped Robot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Quadruped was used to explore running on four legs.
We found that principles for one-legged hopping generalized to four-legged running, with the addition of a low-level leg coordination mechanism.
We considered only those quadruped gaits that use the legs in pairs: trotting (diagonal legs as pairs), pacing (lateral pairs), and bounding (front pair and rear pair).
www.ai.mit.edu /projects/leglab/robots/quadruped/quadruped.html   (163 words)

  
 Cooperative Transportation by Quadruped Robots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cooperation of legged robots is useful to transport autonomously a large-sized object on irregular terrain such as steps or slopes.
In this research, we propose the cooperative transportation method by quadruped robots in 3-dimensional environment.
The effectiveness is verified by experiments using two quadruped robots equipped with the end-effectors (Fig.
www.arai.pe.u-tokyo.ac.jp /research/intro99/dcl-e.html   (340 words)

  
 Free Quadruped Downloads
The result was the publication of "The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America" (1845-48).
Like the birds, the animal paintings have no equal, and are still considered the finest animal prints published in America.
viviparous quadruped animal animals bear fox rat hare rabbit lynx otter squirrel peccary deer wildcat cougar spermophile ox armadillo skunk marten raccoon neotoma wolf weasel
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 Oricom Technologies Nico-II Quadruped Page
Nico-II is a further experiment in developing 4-legged walking robots, based upon vertebrate design, as described on our quadruped locomotion page.
These matters are discussed on the 4-legged speed and quadruped climbing pages.
An ideal leg design for a quadruped robot might have low leg mass, combined with several movable joints, but this would greatly increase the mechanical complexity of the legs.
www.oricomtech.com /projects/nico2.htm   (1968 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/quadruped
Quadruped is the power of rhythm and fears not the superiority of animals devoid of intellect.
Sometimes, when Quadruped becomes aroused, elements of Tool and King Crimson can be heard in its lamenting bellows.
Quadruped has set out on a journey to create a den in the heart of the musical jungle, where it may nurse its young, and find refuge from predators.
www.myspace.com /quadruped   (777 words)

  
 Quadruped   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This project has the main aim to develop an harware platform to test new walking algorithms and control architectures.
ASGARD is a quadruped robot furnisched of 12 degrees of freeedom, three for each legs.
The robot was realized using a modern CAD/CAM proces, the entire structure is realized in polycarbonate, a light and strong material.
www.elet.polimi.it /upload/folghera/Quadruped.htm   (137 words)

  
 RE: Quadruped Rig for a cat -- Michael Isner -- 2003/08/11
It's not really missing a bone, but the control for the leg is placed at the end of the second joint, which isn't always in sync with how people want to animate a quadruped.
I have been messing around with the quadruped rig in XSI and had some thoughts that I’d like to throw out there.
Before I do this I wanted to know if anyone had a similar experience in which they would be willing to share and advice or wisdom.
www.softimage.com /community/xsi/discuss/archives/xsi.archive.0308/msg00643.htm   (352 words)

  
 MedFriendly.com: Quadruped   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A human whose body weight is entirely supported by both arms and both legs.
Quadruped comes from the Latin word "quattuor" meaning "four," and the Latin word "ped" meaning "foot." Put the words together and you have "four foot."
You may not reprint or redisplay this material for commercial use without the express written consent of MedFriendly.com.
www.medfriendly.com /quadruped.html   (107 words)

  
 Quadruped Guide -- George Christacopoulos -- 2004/11/17   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I'm trying to rig a horse using the quadruped guide but getting some rather peculiar results.
When I make the rig from the guide the foot roll controllers are rotated 90 degrees.
Actually any tips on rigging Quadrupeds would be appreciated.
www.softimage.com /community/xsi/discuss/archives/3dgames.archive.0411/msg00023.htm   (51 words)

  
 Control of Walking in a Quadruped Robot with Stiff Legs - Cocosco (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During front or back leg impact, an instantaneous double support phase occurs, during which we assume that we can control the hip angles...
Stable Open Loop Walking in Quadruped Robots with Stick..
Control of walking in a quadruped robot with stiff legs.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /cocosco98control.html   (579 words)

  
 Re: Quadruped theropods?
Thus, they were arboreal quadrupeds and terrestrial bipeds.
Among modern birds, juvenile hoatzins are arboreal quadrupeds.
Certain shearwater species have observed using their wings when climbing up tree trunks.
dml.cmnh.org /2006May/msg00302.html   (204 words)

  
 The Runout Groove: Blogcast: Contrast #4 - Quadruped
You can now hear my first ever bit of blogcasting as part of Tim Young's excellent Contrast, which is a cast compiling songs contributed by various bloggers from around the world, with a different theme for each hour long compilation.
So to listen to my dulcet tones talking about Tom Waits, the cast i've contributed to, number four, is based around the theme 'Quadruped' and can be found by clicking here.
Submissions from bands/labels are welcome, but i'm far more likely to listen to and put things up when I get them in the post, so please email me to get my address.
jamiesrunoutgroove.blogspot.com /2006/04/blogcast-contrast-4-quadruped.html   (328 words)

  
 Quadruped
Words within quadruped not shown as it has more than seven letters.
List all words starting with quadruped, words containing quadruped or words ending with quadruped
All words formed from quadruped by changing one letter
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 Gretchen Invitational Info
The competition will be held at Darrough Chapel Park in Kokomo, IN from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, May 19th and Sunday May 20th.
Saturday will be the Quadruped distance competition run by Jeff Hoot, and Sunday will be a UFO Local.
The Quadruped rules can be found on The Quadruped website.
www.d-dog.com /EventInfo/GIinfo.htm   (451 words)

  
 quadruped - OneLook Dictionary Search
quadruped : Compact Oxford English Dictionary [home, info]
Quadruped : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
Words similar to quadruped: four-footed, quadrupedal, tetrapod, more...
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 BigDog Quadruped Robot - SlipperyBrick
Boston Dynamics has some pretty cool robots designed primarily for military type purposes, but their flag-bot design is the called the BigDog.
The BigDog is a gas powered quadruped that is about 1 meter long, weighs 75 Kg and can carry 120 pounds of cargo at 3.3 mph and climb a 35 degree slope.
I would have to say that vacuuming is my least favorite housecleaning activity.
www.slipperybrick.com /2006/11/bigdog-quadruped-robot   (258 words)

  
 Oricom Technologies 4-Legged Musings
Based upon some earlier work on the Creep Gait in our quadruped Nico, we have done an Analysis of the Creep Gait to determine which step-sequences can produce a stable gait.
We have been examining the timing sequences of the various gaits of the dogs described above, mainly with attention to simplified leg designs.
This information is shown in the "gait section" on our quadruped walker project page.
www.oricomtech.com /projects/legs.htm   (945 words)

  
 Audubon Quadruped Prints
In this catalog, you are offered some of the prints from Audubon's first great work, the large folio Birds of America; his second work, The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America; and a selection from the miniature edition of the birds and animals, all original Audubon prints.
The small quadrupeds were published in octavo form just as the birds, but for the first time, the name of Audubon's son, John W., appeared on many of the plates.
In the quadruped octavo edition, J. Audubon was credited with being the artist on ten plates which had been credited to J. Audubon in the folio edition
www.oldprints.com /nathst.htm   (2517 words)

  
 Gene Expression: Statement from a producer of the quadruped family film....
Gene Expression: Statement from a producer of the quadruped family film....
Statement from a producer of the quadruped family film....
The mutation on 17p has been identified by a Turkish/German team in Berlin headed by Professor Stefan Mundlos.
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 Bearskinrug, The "Quadruped" Page
So we took the site, and like Solomon dividing that baby and serving it to his camel sled team, we quartered the homepage so that each of us could fulfill our web dreams.
Rife with quarreling, sabotage, and even cooperative projects, Quadruped is an ongoing experiment in selfishness.
We've watched the harrowing unfinished tale of Monkey Lumberjack unfold; learned the secret history behind Quadruped's origins, and witnessed the hideous morphing of two bearded men.
www.bearskinrug.co.uk /_work/quadruped/index.php   (250 words)

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