Recovering from failure by asking for help

@article{Knepper2015RecoveringFF,
  title={Recovering from failure by asking for help},
  author={Ross A. Knepper and Stefanie Tellex and Adrian Li and Nicholas Roy and Daniela Rus},
  journal={Autonomous Robots},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={347-362}
}
  • Ross A. Knepper, Stefanie Tellex, +2 authors Daniela Rus
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science
  • Autonomous Robots
  • Robots inevitably fail, often without the ability to recover autonomously. We demonstrate an approach for enabling a robot to recover from failures by communicating its need for specific help to a human partner using natural language. Our approach automatically detects failures, then generates targeted spoken-language requests for help such as “Please give me the white table leg that is on the black table.” Once the human partner has repaired the failure condition, the system resumes full… CONTINUE READING

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