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An Open-Source Simulator for Cognitive Robotics Research: The Prototype of the iCub Humanoid Robot Simulator

By Vadim Tikhanoff, Angelo Cangelosi, Paul Fitzpatrick, Giorgio Metta, Lorenzo Natale and Francesco Nori

Abstract

This paper presents the prototype of a new computer simulator for the humanoid robot iCub. The iCub is a new open-source humanoid robot developed as a result of the “RobotCub” project, a collaborative European project aiming at developing a new open-source cognitive robotics platform. The iCub simulator has been developed as part of a joint effort with the European project “ITALK” on the integration and transfer of action and language knowledge in cognitive robots. This is available open-source to all researchers interested in cognitive robotics experiments with the iCub humanoid platform

Topics: Robotics, Artificial Intelligence
Publisher: ACM
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:6238

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