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YARP: Yet Another Robot Platform
We describe YARP, Yet Another Robot Platform, an open-source project that encapsulates lessons from our experience in building humanoid robots. The goal of YARP is to minimize the effort devoted toExpand
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Tactile Sensing—From Humans to Humanoids
Starting from human ¿sense of touch,¿ this paper reviews the state of tactile sensing in robotics. The physiology, coding, and transferring tactile data and perceptual importance of the ¿sense ofExpand
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Developmental robotics: a survey
Developmental robotics is an emerging field located at the intersection of robotics, cognitive science and developmental sciences. This paper elucidates the main reasons and key motivations behindExpand
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The iCub humanoid robot: an open platform for research in embodied cognition
We report about the iCub, a humanoid robot for research in embodied cognition. At 104 cm tall, the iCub has the size of a three and half year old child. It will be able to crawl on all fours and sitExpand
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A Survey of Artificial Cognitive Systems: Implications for the Autonomous Development of Mental Capabilities in Computational Agents
This survey presents an overview of the autonomous development of mental capabilities in computational agents. It does so based on a characterization of cognitive systems as systems which exhibitExpand
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The iCub humanoid robot: An open-systems platform for research in cognitive development
We describe a humanoid robot platform--the iCub--which was designed to support collaborative research in cognitive development through autonomous exploration and social interaction. The motivationExpand
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Real-time model learning using Incremental Sparse Spectrum Gaussian Process Regression.
Novel applications in unstructured and non-stationary human environments require robots that learn from experience and adapt autonomously to changing conditions. Predictive models therefore not onlyExpand
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Towards long-lived robot genes
Robot projects are often evolutionary dead ends, with the software and hardware they produce disappearing without trace afterwards. In humanoid robotics, a small field with an avid appetite for novelExpand
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iCub: the design and realization of an open humanoid platform for cognitive and neuroscience research
The development of robotic cognition and the advancement of understanding of human cognition form two of the current greatest challenges in robotics and neuroscience, respectively. The RobotCubExpand
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Learning about objects through action - initial steps towards artificial cognition
Within the field of Neuro Robotics we are driven primarily by the desire to understand how humans and animals live and grow and solve every day's problems. To this aim we adopted a "learn by doing"Expand
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