June 29, 2010

KUL PR2 Works on Task Specification

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One of Willow Garage's PR2s went to Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and they are working on cooperation between humans and robots. Using iTaSC (Instantaneous Task Specification using Constraints) and skills framework, the bot will be taught to pick up and carry an object at a certain force while avoiding both moving and non-moving objects. To facilitate the experiment, the team will integrate both a localization algorithm (MTTL) into the ROS and the OpenRobot simulator.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 29, 2010 9:15 PM
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