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Date:9/17/2012

orative Research: Purposeful Prediction: Co-robot Interaction via Understanding Intent and Goals
*Carnegie-Mellon University (James Bagnell), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Joshua Tenenbaum), University of Washington (Dieter Fox)

This project focuses on recognizing human intention--that is, teaching a robot to forecast what a human is going to do, so that robots may more effectively collaborate with humans. The inability of robots to anticipate human needs and goals today represents a fundamental barrier to the large-scale deployment of robots in the home and workplace. This project seeks to develop a new science of purposeful prediction using algorithms that may be applied to human-robot interaction across a wide variety of domains.

Collaborative Research: Soft Compliant Robotic Augmentation for Human-Robot Teams
*Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Daniela Rus), Harvard University (Robert Wood), the University of Colorado at Boulder (Nikolaus Correll)

This research explores the use of soft materials for robots, specifically in the design of soft compliant fingers and hands, so that humans and robots may more effectively coexist in shared environments. Made more affordable, soft manipulators can enable in-home assistants to easily and unobtrusively navigate the natural world of the elderly or incapacitated.

A Design Methodology for Multi-fingered Robotic Hands with Second-order Kinematic Constraints
*Idaho State University (Alba Perez Gracia), the University of California Irvine (J. Michael McCarthy)

This research focuses on the adoption and integration of specific characteristics of human hands in robots in order to accomplish a desired task, whether that entails lifting a small, unusually-shaped part for assembly or moving a bulky object. This tool will increase the ability of industry to design high performance, cost-effective multi-fingered robotic hands and other end effectors.


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