Towards Adaptive Robotic Green Plants
Humans often use green plants as furniture in their built environments. More generally, the status of plants as living beings is highly dependent on their lack of mobility. The goal of this project, which is a collaboration between artists and roboticists, is to lead the general public to a questioning about the role of plants in the society through an artistic installation. We do so by endowing a green plant with motion, perception, learning and adaptation capabilities while retaining the emotional characteristic of a plant, such as calm and gently random behaviours.
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