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Study of Postural Adjustments for Humanoidal Helpmates

Jessica Villalobos, Teresa Zielińska
2018 Journal of Automation, Mobile Robotics & Intelligent Systems  
AUTHORS Jessica Villalobos * -Warsaw University of Technology, Nowowiejska 24, Warsaw, 00-665, e-mail:  ...  Teresa Zielińska -Warsaw University of Technology, Nowowiejska 24, Warsaw, 00-665, e-mail: * Corresponding author  ...  We analysed a set of human sta c postures that should be considered for humanoids ac ng as caretakers. A dynamic situa on was studied to learn how humanoids can react in a dynamical way.  ... 
doi:10.14313/jamris_4-2017/33 fatcat:c6z53jo3cvhbjik2uxuus5pkqe


2004 International Journal of Humanoid Robotics  
A large number of functionalities have been integrated into a single fully autonomous humanoid robot, HERMES.  ...  To evaluate the dependability of this extremely complex machine, and its ability to interact with strangers, HERMES was exhibited in a museum, far away from its home laboratory, for more than six months  ...  the proposed directions, and to apply for funds for studies with a social science background.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0219843604000071 fatcat:wkvz4rtqzvflpexesiqgpn64ey

Sophia Robot

Thomas Riccio
2021 TDR: The Drama Review  
Since her creation in 2016, Sophia has become the world's most recognized humanoid social robot. Gendered female by creator David Hanson, she is a harbinger of a tomorrow world that is here.  ...  Such is the way of humans and so should it be with a humanoid robot.  ...  It is easy to make prostitute-pimp analogies, which suggest sexbots, a quickly developing market for humanoid robots driving the development of sensory robotics technology.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1054204321000319 fatcat:xcnumgju55c6zdqkeawqmefybe

Human motion tracking for rehabilitation—A survey

Huiyu Zhou, Huosheng Hu
2008 Biomedical Signal Processing and Control  
It has been motivated by the increased number of patients who have suffered a stroke, or some other motor function disability.  ...  Human motion tracking for rehabilitation has been an active research topic since the 1980s.  ...  Others Engelberger introduced rehabilitation applications for the HelpMate robot by Pyxis Co., San Diego, US [47] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bspc.2007.09.001 fatcat:ggazms2tbrhrpcl6zi5saiavra


Riadh Zaier, Riadh Zaier
fields of science directly or indirectly related to the development and usage of future humanoid robots.  ...  This book's intended audience includes upper-level undergraduates and graduates studying robotics.  ...  Affective Human-Humanoid Interaction Through Cognitive Architecture Ignazio Infantino Istituto di Calcolo e Reti ad Alte Prestazioni, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Italy  ... 

Service Robots in the Healthcare Sector

Jane Holland, Liz Kingston, Conor McCarthy, Eddie Armstrong, Peter O'Dwyer, Fionn Merz, Mark McConnell
2021 Robotics  
Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic has acted as a catalyst for the development of service robots in the healthcare sector in an attempt to overcome the difficulties and hardships caused by this virus.  ...  Traditionally, advances in robotic technology have been in the manufacturing industry due to the need for collaborative robots.  ...  One way of doing this would be to study body language because as humans we do a lot through our body movements, posture and facial expressions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10010047 fatcat:mgkfi3ghgbebxc4j5almkbgzni

Application of 5G network combined with AI robots in personalized nursing in China: A literature review

Caixia Guo, Hong Li
2022 Frontiers in Public Health  
as well as opportunities and challenges of its application in the field of nursing are discussed.  ...  Also, by combining application characteristics of AI and development requirements of smart healthcare, the overall planning, intelligence, and personalization of the 5G network in the medical industry,  ...  To achieve this, one approach is to study body language from body movements, postures, and facial expressions.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.948303 pmid:36091551 pmcid:PMC9449115 fatcat:tgd3m2qm3fbzxbxfuwnjtnggpu

Recent advances in mechatronics

Okyay Kaynak
1996 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
The publisher makes no representation, express or implied, with regard to the accuracy of the information contained in this book and cannot accept any legal responsibility or liability for any errors or  ...  Typesetting: Camera-ready by Contributors SPIN 10717447 543210 (Robotics Society of Japan) and SICE (Society of Instr. and Control Engineers of Japan).  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge the support of the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Institute for Robotic and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) and Precam Associates  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0921-8890(96)00039-5 fatcat:l5fd4hwa2rbu3l6f2jucyj2fxy

Gender, (Dis)Embodiment, and the Image of A.I. and Robot in Spike Jonze's Her and Alex Garland's Ex Machina

Ιωάννα Θεοφάνης Μαυρίδου
One cannot fail to notice that both Jonze's and Garland's films have a male character as the main representative of humankind and a feminized machine as a stand-in for womanhood.  ...  The present thesis aims at investigating the representation of artificial intelligence and of the robot as characters, as well as the impact of these (dis)embodied machines on the human society in two  ...  of Theodore’s own need for intimacy (she is, after all, marketed as an intelligent OS capable of adjusting to and catering for the user’s needs).  ... 
doi:10.26262/ fatcat:g6oloi6ug5bqrhqizdqntfvnky

Encounter Images in the Meetings between Africa and Europe

M. McCullough
2004 Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East  
A few times Africans working for her are mentioned with gratitude and even some respect. One exception is uLoise, who is her close coworker and helpmate during a long period of time.  ...  The art music establishment in particular found it hard to adjust itself to the new situation.  ...  The book consists mainly of case studies to show the differences between the popular and the scientific images of Africa that existed.  ... 
doi:10.1215/1089201x-24-1-283 fatcat:vy4bbprpljdibj2q5zv47u55xa

The woman who saved the world: re-imagining the female hero in 1950s science fiction films

Cathryn Carol Hawkins
In this thesis I propose that an appropriation of the hero narrative is important for feministcriticism, and that it is time to explore a new interpretation of the female hero.  ...  There is no better example of this practice than the science fiction film texts of the1950s.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to warmly acknowledge the enthusiasm, guidance and critical insight of Wendy Waring, Director of the Institute of Women's Studies, Macquarie University, who supervised the majority  ... 
doi:10.25949/19434176.v1 fatcat:4eabki5zajdxtnrcytzoiylvka