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ACTIVE OBJECT CATEGORIZATION ON A HUMANOID ROBOT
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2011 Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications   unpublished
We present a Bag of words-based active object categorization technique implemented and tested on a humanoid robot.  ...  We conclude that humanoid robotic systems can be successfully applied to actively categorize objects -a task with many potential applications ranging from edutainment to active surveillance.  ...  Unknown Object Pose Experiments CONCLUSION We have presented a study on active object categorization on a humanoid robotic platform.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0003312802350241 fatcat:tatvazbxxjboldylrdtdnuswga

Towards shape-based visual object categorization for humanoid robots

D. Gonzalez-Aguirre, J. Hoch, S. Rohl, T. Asfour, E. Bayro-Corrochano, R. Dillmann
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
So far, efforts on visual object categorization using humanoid robots have either been focused on appearance-based methods or have been restricted to object recognition without generalization capabilities  ...  Humanoid robots should be able to grasp and handle objects in the environment, even if the objects are seen for the first time.  ...  However, since most humanoid robots do not have light projectors, this sensing approach is not a viable option for on-line categorization systems for humanoid robots.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2011.5980065 dblp:conf/icra/Gonzalez-AguirreHRABD11 fatcat:sucl2tjd6zhwnawberm6tzpqqi

Tracing patterns and attention: humanoid robot cognition

L.-M. Garcia, A.A.F. Oliveira, R.A. Grupen, D.S. Wheeler, A.H. Fagg
2000 IEEE Intelligent Systems and their Applications  
Magilla-the humanoid robot One aspect of Magilla's behavior involves the articulation of its stereo head to maintain an internally consistent spatial model of its JULY/AUGUST 2000 3 Attention In a general  ...  Humanoid robots fit this general specification.  ...  Acknowledgments We performed this work at the Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics, University of Massachusetts (www-robotics.cs.umass.edu).  ... 
doi:10.1109/5254.867915 fatcat:qlxpcu4yzbgkrnuijp65cgfcsy

Meeting with social robots like the cat-cucumber meeting? An integrated model of human-robot first contact. Psychological perspective

Konrad Maj, Pawel Zarzycki
2019 Paladyn: Journal of Behavioral Robotics  
People contacts with social robots, especially humanoid ones, are still rare. The vastness of research shows that we have cognitive relationships.  ...  Based on the studies in the field of social psychology, we propose an integrated theoretical model of developing cognitive category "social robot" and the mental model as a result of contact with the robot  ...  Thus, in the case of the perception of humanoid objects, two cognitive categories can be activated: machine and human, as Categorical Perception Hypothesis [57] says.  ... 
doi:10.1515/pjbr-2019-0026 fatcat:u2hghmbdvzb6ddj2g36typv2za

Can we talk to robots? Ten-month-old infants expected interactive humanoid robots to be talked to by persons

Akiko Arita, Kazuo Hiraki, Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro
2005 Cognition  
Our findings imply that infants categorize interactive humanoid robots as a kind of human being. q  ...  As technology advances, many human-like robots are being developed. Although these humanoid robots should be classified as objects, they share many properties with human beings.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported in part by a contract with the Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan entitled and by Japan Science and Technology Corporation, PRESTO.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2004.08.001 pmid:15788157 fatcat:d6iccdg72nff3ehczlij2zwbiq

Grounding language in action and perception: From cognitive agents to humanoid robots

Angelo Cangelosi
2010 Physics of Life Reviews  
to a simulated robotic agent model for symbol grounding transfer, to a model of language comprehension in the humanoid robot iCub.  ...  PREPRINT -37.Cangelosi A. (2010). Grounding language in action and perception: From cognitive agents to humanoid robots.  ...  One major innovation, in comparison with previous approach, is the use of a realistic model of the iCub humanoid robot, a new robotic platform for cognitive modeling research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2010.02.001 pmid:20416855 fatcat:aukmzomsrnethfnp6lb6e63dee

Teaching a Robotic Child - Machine Learning Strategies for a Humanoid Robot from Social Interactions [chapter]

Artur Arsenio
2007 Humanoid Robots: New Developments  
One essential capability for a humanoid robot to achieve convincing levels of competency is object recognition.  ...  It shows a sample of the system running on the humanoid robot Cog, while recognizing previously learned objects.  ...  Teaching a Robotic Child -Machine Learning Strategies for a Humanoid Robot from Social Interactions, Humanoid Robots: New Developments, Armando Carlos de Pina Filho (Ed.), ISBN: 978-3-902613-00-4, InTech  ... 
doi:10.5772/4860 fatcat:tli5frmsjncvzndm2n6a6thrau

Enhancing Active Vision System Categorization Capability Through Uniform Local Binary Patterns [chapter]

Olalekan Lanihun, Bernie Tiddeman, Elio Tuci, Patricia Shaw
2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
We demonstrate the ability of this system to categorize more complex images taken from the camera of a Humanoid (iCub) robot.  ...  Previous research in Neuro-Evolution controlled Active Vision Systems has shown its potential to solve various shape categorization and discrimination problems.  ...  The evaluation test was done for 5 set of objects, namely: soft toy, tv remote control, microphone, board wiper and hammer; on images taken from a humanoid robot camera.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18084-7_3 fatcat:dc23idvqy5fepb7tygy7oq3hcq

Developmental and Evolutionary Lexicon Acquisition in Cognitive Agents/Robots with Grounding Principle: A Short Review

Nadia Rasheed, Shamsudin H. M. Amin
2016 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
This paper concentrates on these two main modelling methods with the grounding principle for the acquisition of linguistic ability in cognitive agents or robots.  ...  This review not only presents a survey of the methodologies and relevant computational cognitive agents or robotic models, but also highlights the advantages and progress of these approaches for the language  ...  However, this model was limited in terms of the number of objects in a visual input as it considered that only one object would be presented in a single scene.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/8571265 pmid:27069470 pmcid:PMC4812272 fatcat:nu22bmecj5ecbiwvyy5mxkobxm

Multi-humanoid world modeling in Standard Platform robot soccer

Brian Coltin, Somchaya Liemhetcharat, Cetin Mericli, Junyun Tay, Manuela Veloso
2010 2010 10th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots  
One of the main opportunities of having a team of robots is to have robots share information and coordinate.  ...  The challenges and approaches we present are relevant to the general problem of assessing and sharing information among multiple humanoid robots acting in a world with multiple types of objects.  ...  The main contributions of this paper are: formalization of the general world modeling problem, and a solution to the problem based on categorizing objects as static, passive, actively-controlled, and foreign-controlled  ... 
doi:10.1109/ichr.2010.5686314 dblp:conf/humanoids/ColtinLMTV10 fatcat:rin4vqy7vfaqtfieicyzmneope

Vibrotactile Recognition and Categorization of Surfaces by a Humanoid Robot

J Sinapov, V Sukhoy, R Sahai, A Stoytchev
2011 IEEE Transactions on robotics  
Sinapov, J. and Stoytchev, A., "From Acoustic Object Recognition to Object Categorization by a Humanoid Robot," In Proceedings of the RSS 2009 Workshop: Mobile Manipulation in Human Environments, Seattle  ...  Sinapov, J. and Stoytchev, A., "Object Category Recognition by a Humanoid Robot Using Behavior-Grounded Relational Learning," In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Inter- national Conference on Robotics and  ... 
doi:10.1109/tro.2011.2127130 fatcat:pwuef62ywfekfkvv2qrrdeyd5m

Exploring Gender-Expansive Categorization Options for Robots [article]

Katie Seaborn, Peter Pennefather, Haruki Kotani
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We discuss implications for future work on all humanoid robots.  ...  Gender is increasingly being explored as a social characteristic ascribed to robots by people.  ...  For this hypothesis, we focus on the childlike robot, Diegosan, which was also categorized by ourselves and participants as humanoid, or highly anthropomorphic.  ... 
arXiv:2205.00191v1 fatcat:2kox26jb4vhkfnsewhsmkwqdxa

Experiments with a First Prototype of a Spatial Model of Cultural Meaning through Natural-Language Human-Robot Interaction

Oliver Schürer, Benjamin Stangl, Christoph Hubatschke, Christoph Müller
2018 Technologies  
The aim of our project is to create a spatial model of cultural meaning based on interaction between humans and robots. We define the role of humanoid robots as becoming our companions.  ...  In two experiments, we tested a first prototype of the communication module that allows a humanoid to learn cultural meanings through a machine learning system.  ...  "Technical objects" [18] are regarded as active protagonists. Humanoid robots are not only simple objects or neutral actors, but must be regarded and examined as active designers of such spaces.  ... 
doi:10.3390/technologies6010006 fatcat:s4zwkyrn25b5hngpfilehnacj4

The Task Matrix Framework for Platform-Independent Humanoid Programming

Evan Drumwright, Victor Ng-Thow-Hing, Maja Mataric
2006 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots  
Programming humanoid robots is such a difficult endeavor that the focus of the effort has recently been on semiautomated methods such as programming-by-demonstration and reinforcement learning.  ...  We examine the Task Matrix and show how it can be used to perform both simple and complex tasks on two simulated humanoid robots.  ...  one that allows grasping of a specified object with a "hand" of the robot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ichr.2006.321291 dblp:conf/humanoids/DrumwrightNM06 fatcat:qdbgzd3fyvbfrpinh5qbqxmfwm

Time-Varying Affective Response for Humanoid Robots [chapter]

Lilia Moshkina, Ronald C. Arkin, Jamee K. Lee, HyunRyong Jung
2009 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
This paper describes the design of a complex time-varying affective architecture. It is an expansion of the TAME architecture (traits, attitudes, moods, and emotions) as applied to humanoid robotics.  ...  It particular it is intended to promote effective human-robot interaction by conveying the robot's affective state to the user in an easy-to-interpret manner.  ...  activation and change of individual components can be found in [11] , while the focus of the following section will be on the effect on behavior and its applicability to humanoid robots.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03986-7_1 fatcat:qegca7vvx5alfgpafy3kkbl6yi
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