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Baby-faced robot used to analyze why infants smile

ROBOT TO FIND OUT WHY BABIES LIKE TO SMILE

robot-baby-smiles-The Diego-san robot, which isn't creepy at all IMAGE www.spy-drones.com

Babies may like to be smiled at, but they don’t put undue effort into smiling at people in order to make that happen. That’s one of the findings of a study conducted by a team of computer scientists, roboticists and developmental psychologists at the University of California, San Diego. To develop their theory, they enlisted the help of a robot you won’t soon forget.
The study drew upon earlier research, in which the face-to-face interactions between 13 mothers and their infants were analyzed. In particular, it was noted when and how often the moms and babies smiled.
Using that data, the UCSD researchers programmed a robot known as Diego-san, which was initially created as a platform for studying the cognitive development of infants...
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The Real Threat to Our Jobs Was Never Offshoring – It’s Robotic Automation

We’re better at teaching robots to reason than we are at getting them to perceive. That’s good for human laborers in industries that value the latter.

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Henry Sapiecha

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HUMAN LIKE MULTICONTACT ROBOTIC DRONES SHOWS OFF ITS PACES IN VIDEO

VIDEO OF A MULTI CONTACT HUMAN LIKE WALKING ROBOTIC DRONE

The AMBER Lab in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Texas A&M University focuses on both theoretical and experimental research in bipedal robotics, locomotion, nonlinear and hybrid systems, and prosthetic design. AMBER Lab researchers recently demonstrated the human-like, multi-contact locomotion on their bipedal robot AMBER2. The robot has achieved sustainable walking with heel-life and toe-strike behaviors via torque control. Three different types of actuation are exhibited throughout the walking gait – full actuation, underactuation, and over-actuation.

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Henry Sapiecha

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