Chapter 6. Motor Actions for Robots

  1. Pentti O. Haikonen

Published Online: 19 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470517871.ch6

Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines

Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines

How to Cite

Haikonen, P. O. (2007) Motor Actions for Robots, in Robot Brains: Circuits and Systems for Conscious Machines, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470517871.ch6

Author Information

  1. Nokia Research Center, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470062043

Online ISBN: 9780470517871

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Keywords:

  • motor actions for robots;
  • motor control characteristics;
  • hierarchical associative control;
  • match/mismatch/novelty signals;
  • gaze direction control;
  • tracking gaze with robotic arm;
  • learning motor action sequences;
  • delayed learning;
  • task execution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sensorimotor coordination

  • Basic motor control

  • Hierarchical associative control

  • Gaze direction control

  • Tracking gaze with a robotic arm

  • Learning motor action sequences

  • Delayed learning

  • Moving towards the gaze direction

  • Task execution

  • The quest for cognitive robots