Robot Instruction by Human Demonstration

  title={Robot Instruction by Human Demonstration},
  author={Sing Bing Kang},
Conventional methods for programming a robot either are inflexible or demand significant expertise. While the notion of automatic programming by high-level goal specification addresses these issues, the overwhelming complexity of planning manipulator grasps and paths remains a formidable obstacle to practical implementation. This thesis describes the approach of programming a robot by human demonstration. Our system observes a human performing the task, recognizes the human grasp, and maps it… CONTINUE READING
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