Papatla Rahesh,Rega Ragendra,Ponugoti Gangadhara Rao,




Citation,Co-occurrences,Degrees of Freedom,Legged Robots,Walking Mechanisms,


This study conducts a bibliometric analysis to explore the evolution and practical applications of legged robots equipped with single-degree-of-freedom mechanisms from 2010 to 2023. Through comprehensive methodologies involving renowned academic databases such as Scopus, the research examines 127 relevant articles, employing statistical analysis and network assessments to discern trends and contributors in the field. Results indicate a peak in publication volume in 2019, with India emerging as the leading contributor, followed by Romania and China. The findings provide valuable insights into the global research landscape of legged robotics, highlighting key advancements and contributors and paving the way for future developments in the field.


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