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Getting a Grip on Human-Robot Cooperation

Ground-breaking study reveals guiding principles that regulate choice of grasp type during a human-robot exchange of objectsThe study, published in Science Robotics, is a collaboration between The BioRobotics Institute (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy) and the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)Photo: Elastico Disegno www.elasticofarm.comThere is a time when a successful cooperation between humans and robots has decisiv...

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Grasping for the Holy Grail

Cracking the ‘Holy Grail’ of robotics research is one step closer thanks to a US$70,000 Amazon Research Award in recognition of the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision’s world-leading research into vision-guided robotic grasping and manipulation.Centre Director Peter Corke and Research Fellow Jürgen ‘Juxi’ Leitner captured the global tech giant’s attention with a proposal to push the boundaries of grasping to ‘Grasping with Intent’. The pair, who led a Centre team to victory in the 2017 Am...

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Centre Director steps into ‘Chief Scientist’ role

QUT robotics researcher Distinguished Professor Peter Corke, who founded the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision, has long been recognised as a guiding influence on people from international researchers to undergraduates in the field.Now, with his appointment as Chief Scientist to robotics company Dorabot, the Professor named 2017 Australian University Teacher of the Year is continuing to mentor a group of QUT alumni he first taught in their undergraduate days.He will be advising r...

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