project . 2020 - 2025 . On going

BIRD

Bimanual Manipulation of Rigid and Deformable Objects
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 884807 Call for proposal: ERC-2019-ADG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-ADG Overall Budget: 2,424,190 EURFunder Contribution: 2,424,190 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Sep 2020
    End Date
    31 Aug 2025
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
All day long, our fingers touch, grasp and move objects in various media such as air, water, oil. We do this almost effortlessly - it feels like we do not spend time planning and reflecting over what our hands and fingers do or how the continuous integration of various sensory modalities such as vision, touch, proprioception, hearing help us to outperform any other biological system in the variety of the interaction tasks that we can execute. Largely overlooked, and perhaps most fascinating is the ease with which we perform these interactions resulting in a belief that these are also easy to accomplish in artificial systems such as robots. However, there are sti...
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Description
All day long, our fingers touch, grasp and move objects in various media such as air, water, oil. We do this almost effortlessly - it feels like we do not spend time planning and reflecting over what our hands and fingers do or how the continuous integration of various sensory modalities such as vision, touch, proprioception, hearing help us to outperform any other biological system in the variety of the interaction tasks that we can execute. Largely overlooked, and perhaps most fascinating is the ease with which we perform these interactions resulting in a belief that these are also easy to accomplish in artificial systems such as robots. However, there are sti...
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