Robots in a human world

From disaster recovery to caring for the elderly in the home, NSF-funded scientists and engineers are developing robots that can handle critical tasks in close proximity to humans, safely and with greater resilience than previous generations of intelligent machines. Roboticists Julie Shah of MIT, Michael Peshkin of Northwestern, Allison Okamura of Stanford, and Lynn Parker of NSF talk about the challenges and benefits involved in the creation of cooperative robots.

Provided by the National Science Foundation

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