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Trends in Robotics

  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • David Hanson
  • Adi Marom
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Abstract

Humanlike robots may change our workplaces, economy, health care, and many other aspects of our lives. Imagine you are approached by a salesperson that is a robot, possibly like the one shown in Figure 6.1. Now imagine that this robot warmly smiles at you and presents a new electronic gadget. Would this grab your attention? Out of curiosity you may give the robot a chance to talk to you about the product and maybe even sell it to you.

Keywords

Global Position System Humanoid Robot Robot Operating System Liability Issue Phone Operator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
    • 1
  • David Hanson
    • 2
  • Adi Marom
    • 3
  1. 1.California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion LabPasadena
  2. 2.Hanson RoboticsRichardson
  3. 3.New York

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