Goal Understanding and Self-generating Will for Autonomous Humanoid Robots
An intelligent robot has been developed which understands the goal a user wants to be met, recognizes its environment, develops strategies to achieve the goal and operates autonomously. By means of a speech recognition sensor the robot listens to the command spoken by a user and derives the goal, i.e. the task the user wants the robot to perform such as to bring a specific object. Next, the robot uses its smart camera and other sensors to scan the environment and to search for the demanded object. After it has found and identified the object, it grabs it and brings it to the user. Additionally, a method for generating a will is proposed. This enables the robot to operate optimally even under conflicting requirements.
KeywordsHumanoid Robot Sensor Fusion Word Number Proximity Sensor Soccer Robot
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