From RoboNova to HUBO : Platforms for Robot Dance

  title={From RoboNova to HUBO : Platforms for Robot Dance},
  author={David Grunberg and Robert Ellenberg and D. Y. Kim and D. Oh},
A robot with the ability to dance in response to music could lead to novel and interesting interactions with humans. For example, such a robot could be used to augment live performances alongside human dancers. This paper describes a system enabling humanoid robots to move in synchrony with music. A small robot, the Hitec RoboNova, was initially used to develop smooth sequences of complex gestures used in human dance. The system uses a realtime beat prediction algorithm so that the robot’s… CONTINUE READING

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