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Walking Humanoids for Robotics Research

Wolff, Krister and Nordin, Peter (2002) Walking Humanoids for Robotics Research. [Conference Poster]

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Abstract

We present three humanoid robots aimed as platforms for research in robotics, and cognitive development in robotics systems. The 'priscilla' robot is a 180cm full scale humanoid, and the mid-size prototype is called 'elvis' and is about 70cm tall. The smallest size humanoid is the 'elvina' type, about 28 cm tall. Two instances of 'elvina' have been built to enable experiments with cooperating humanoids. The underlying ideas and conceptual principles, such as anthropomorphism, embodiment, and mechanisms for learning and adaptivity are introduced as well.

Item Type:Conference Poster
Keywords:huamnoid robots, anthropomoric, embodiment, learning, adaptivity
Subjects:Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science > Robotics
ID Code:2533
Deposited By:Prince, Dr Christopher G.
Deposited On:04 Oct 2003
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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