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Human to robot demonstrations of routine home tasks: exploring the role of the robot's feedback
In this paper, we explore some conceptual issues, relevant for the design of robotic systems aimed at interacting with humans in domestic environments. More specifically, we study the role of the robot's feedback (positive ...
Solving the correspondence problem in robotic imitation across embodiments: synchrony, perception and culture in artifacts
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Action, State and Effect Metrics for Robot Imitation
This paper addresses the problem of body mapping in robotic imitation where the demonstrator and imitator may not share the same embodiment (degrees of freedom (DOFs), body morphology, constraints, affordances and so on). ...
Evaluation of Robot Imitation Attempts: Comparison of the System’s and the Human’s Perspectives
(ACM Press, 2006)
Imitation is a powerful learning tool when humans and robots bots interact in a social context. A series of experimental runs and a small pilot user study were conducted to evaluate the performance of a system designed for ...
Achieving Corresponding Effects on Multiple Robotic Platforms: Imitating in Context Using Different Effect Metrics
One of the fundamental problems in imitation is the correspondence problem, how to map between the actions, states and effects of the model and imitator agents, when the embodiment of the agents is dissimilar. In our ...
An Approach for Programming Robots by Demonstration: Generalization Across Different Initial Configurations of Manipulated Objects
Imitation is a powerful learning tool that can be used by a robotic agent to socially learn new skills and tasks. One of the fundamental problems in imitation is the correspondence problem, how to map between the actions, ...
Towards Robot Cultures? Learning to imitate in a robotic arm test-bed with dissimilarly embodied agents
The study of imitation and other mechanisms of social learning is an exciting area of research for all those interested in understanding the origin and the nature of animal learning in a social context. Moreover, imitation ...