Ask this robot for a helping hand

NS faculty member Lena Ting co-authors on what if robots could physically interact with humans, work alongside us and help us perform daily tasks.

To be useful in a variety of daily tasks, robots must be able to interact physically with humans and infer how to be most helpful. A new theory for interactive robot control allows a robot to learn when to assist or challenge a human during reaching movements.

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