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Human-like Arm Motion Generation for Humanoid Robots Using Motion Capture Database

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3 Author(s)
Seungsu Kim ; School of Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, 133-791, Korea; Intelligent Robotics Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 130-650, Korea. Email: ; Changhwan Kim ; Jong Hyeon Park

During the communication and interaction with a human using motions or gestures, a humanoid robot needs to not only look like a human but also behavior like a human to avoid confusions in the communication and interaction. Among human-like behaviors, arm motions of the humanoid robot are essential for the communication with people through motions. In this work, a mathematical representation for characterizing human arm motions is first proposed. The human arm motions are characterized by the elbow elevation angle that is determined using the position and orientation of human hands. That representation is mathematically obtained using an approximation tool, response surface method (RSM). Then, a method to generate human-like arm motions in real time using the proposed representation is presented. The proposed method was evaluated to generate human-like arm motions when the humanoid robot was asked to move its arms from a point to another point including the rotation of hand. An example motion was performed using the KIST humanoid robot, MAHRU

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2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Date of Conference:

9-15 Oct. 2006