Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"NAO - The humanoid robot for assistive technologies"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2013 - DURI
Research area(s):
Robotics, Assistive Technologies
Project Description:
The NAO humanoid is a flexible robot capable of walking and communication, through vision, voice and gestures. We are interested in the area of gesture generation.
Expected Student Contributions:
The student will develop algorithms for gesture generation based on the context of the communication and the environment surrounding the robot.
Related Website(s):
None
Desired Qualifications:
Experience programming C++, Python and Matlab. OpenCV is a plus. GPA: Over 3.5
Estimated Weekly Hours:
6
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 2 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Wachs, Juan
Deptartment/College:
industrial engineering

Student Supervisor

Name:
Yu-Ting Li
Title:
PhD student

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Brad Duerstock
Deptartment/College:
IE/ BME