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Humanoid Robots: Historical Perspective, Overview, and Scope

  • Bruno SicilianoEmail author
  • Oussama Khatib
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Abstract

This article provides an overview of humanoid robotics. The historical perspective of the field is framed within the development of robotics throughout the last 65 years or so. A brief discussion of the main challenges and their scopes is provided, along with the research trends and their societal implications.

Keywords

Humanoid Robotics Slav Languages Term Robot Reliable Performance Criteria Rossum’s Universal Robots (R.U.R.) 
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© Springer Nature B.V. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Naples Federico IINaplesItaly
  2. 2.Robotics Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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