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Title: Musical Humanoids
Authors: Grungerg, David
Batula, Alyssa
Keywords: humanoids;music
Issue Date: 15-Apr-2010
Series/Report no.: Research Day Category: Physical Science and Engineering
Abstract: Humanoids have become increasingly capable in recent years. Enabling these robots to mimic human musical activities is an ongoing area of research; however, most developments in this field have employed pre-programmed motions, and robots remain incapable of responding to changes in music. We have developed algorithms that allow a small humanoid robot, RoboNova, to dance to music and play notes on a keyboard. This robot serves to prototype our algorithms before applying them to Hubo, a more advanced life-sized humanoid. We hope to make Hubo capable of musical interaction, thereby providing a platform to study robot motor control and human creative expression.
Description: Student Author: David Grunberg, College of Engineering, ECE; Student Author: Alyssa Batula, College of Engineering, ECE; Adviser: Dr. Youngmoo Kim, College of Engineering, ECE; Adviser: Paul Y. Oh, College of Engineering, ECE
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1860/3663
Appears in Collections: Research Day Posters (COE)

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