Safety issues in human-robot interactions

  title={Safety issues in human-robot interactions},
  author={Milos Vasic and Aude Billard},
  journal={2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation},
  • Milos Vasic, A. Billard
  • Published 6 May 2013
  • Business
  • 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Safety is an important consideration in human-robot interactions (HRI). Robots can perform powerful movements that can cause hazards to humans surrounding them. To prevent accidents, it is important to identify sources of potential harm, to determine which of the persons in the robot's vicinity may be in greatest peril and to assess the type of injuries the robot may cause to this person. This survey starts with a review of the safety issues in industrial settings, where robots manipulate… 

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