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Robotics/Exotic Robots/Modular and fractal robots

A robot is generally designed for one particular activity, or at best a few closely related activities.

For example, building the walls of a house and installing plumbing and electricity require very different tools and techniques.

This is similar to the way plants, animals or humans are consisting of many cells, which are practically identical, with the difference that specification would happen in software rather than in chemical composition.

Most people are familiar with the fact that sufficient quantities of clay bricks (architectural bricks) or Lego bricks can be used to approximate nearly any shape, and so our introduction to modular robotics was in terms of cubes. Instead

be used to simulate and test various modular robot designs and algorithms before building physical hardware.[3][4]

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