Thursday, 6 December 2007

Do No Harm! (or as little as possible)

Looking at 'human-friendly' robots (i.e. the type that won't crush you against a wall by accident). Found an interesting paper which included the following image:

I can already see the tabloid headline "Robots developed to smash heads!".


The paper is called 'Approaching Asimov’s 1st Law' so someone has a sense of humour!

2 comments:

Pete said...

There's a good video of it in action here:

http://www.hizook.com/blog/2007/11/25/justin-a-humanoid-sporting-two-dlr-iii-lightweight-arms

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Didn't I send you that link?

That is the video that caused quite a stir in our lab and called for a reconsideration of our robot's sensors and communications bus.

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