Reality as a simulation of reality: robot illusions, fundamental limits, and a physical demonstration

  title={Reality as a simulation of reality: robot illusions, fundamental limits, and a physical demonstration},
  author={Dylan A. Shell and Jason M. O’Kane},
  journal={2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
  • Dylan A. ShellJ. O’Kane
  • Published 9 September 2019
  • Computer Science
  • 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
We consider problems in which robots conspire to present a view of the world that differs from reality. The inquiry is motivated by the problem of validating robot behavior physically despite there being a discrepancy between the robots we have at hand and those we wish to study, or the environment for testing that is available versus that which is desired, or other potential mismatches in this vein. After formulating the concept of a convincing illusion, essentially a notion of system… 

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