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—Although fall is a rare event in the life of a humanoid robot, we must be prepared for it because its consequences are serious. In this paper we present a fall strategy which rapidly modifies the robot's fall direction in order to avoid hitting a person or an object in the vicinity. Our approach is based on the key observation that during " toppling " the(More)
— We present a human-robot interactive scenario consisting of a memory card game between Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO and a human player. The game features perception exclusively through ASIMO's on-board cameras and both reactive and proactive behaviors specific to different situational contexts in the memory game. ASIMO is able to build a dynamic(More)
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