Conference by Dr. Kazuhito Yokoi: Present and future of humanoid robots in Japan. April, 17, 2008

With a physical form similar to that of a human, humanoid robots can be used as proxies or assistants to perform tasks in a real-world environment on behalf of humans. Various humanoid robots have been developed worldwide, and currently, humanoid robots are able to work in our daily life environment. This talk introduces some of the ongoing research and development of humanoid, and discusses the problems, approaches and applications for the next generation humanoid.rnApril, 17th, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Auditorio Padre Soler. Av. Universidad, 30, Leganés 28911