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Network of European Technocrats

Dear Dr. Wallace,

The article you started, Network of European Technocrats, is according to your own biography about an organization of which you are the director. While we cannot expect you to have known this, it is our policy that the principals of organizations, companies, and so forth are to be considered Topic Informants for articles about their organizations, and (I regret to say) they may not actually create articles about their organizations in the main namespace. So I have moved your article to the TI (Topic Informant) namespace. I'm sorry about any inconvenience or distress this may cause, but our policy is very clear about this.

--Larry Sanger 09:11, 8 June 2008 (CDT) (Editor-in-Chief of CZ)

No problem, thanks Andrew Alexander Wallace 01:10, 9 June 2008 (CDT)

Help with HUBO article

Dear Sir,

I'm currently working on the HUBO article & I'm having trouble understanding "closed form inverse kinematics." (pg. 2)

To obtain a closed-form solution of inverse kinematics, the KHR-1 was designed to have a kinematically simple structure. For instance, the hip joint was designed to have a three DOF whose axes intersect at one point without offset distance. The ankle joint also has 2 DOF whose roll and pitch axes intersect at one point.

I kind of get what "inverse kinematics" is, but could you tell me what "closed form" of inverse kinematics is & how that would apply to HUBO's design? Thank you very much. I'm asking help from other Robotics editors as well, in case you aren't around. (Chunbum Park 00:45, 27 February 2009 (UTC))

I think it makes more sense now. Thank you! So, "expressing" inverse kinematics "in a set of well-known function" means that all the movements & part placements could be predicted by a simple set of equations? Merging/intersecting DOF's help simplify inverse kinematics? (Chunbum Park 14:16, 27 February 2009 (UTC))
Ok thank you. (Chunbum Park 13:38, 2 March 2009 (UTC))

Hello. I've encountered some difficulty in understanding the differences between the ZMP trajectory walking and the new type of curved running that is said to be closer to how humans move. Would you be able to skim through this article and enlighten me on the issue? Thank you. Happy New Year! (Chunbum Park 04:54, 3 January 2011 (UTC))

Halla. I've completed the article on HUBO. I hope it could be approved, but no editor in robotics workgroup seems to be active. Would you be able to spare some time to help getting the article approved? Tack sa mycket. (Chunbum Park 19:36, 4 March 2011 (UTC))

Tack a mycket. I was able to contact a PhD student in charge of Drexel' HUBO, who said article was fine but there were few major issues that would need correcting. I think the approval should be delayed for a week perhap until the changes are made. (Chunbum Park 17:50, 7 March 2011 (UTC))