TITLE

Heading for a realistic android

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/21/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7621, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the K-BOT robot head built by U.S. researcher David Hanson. Number of mechanical muscles; Ability to mimic human expressions.
ACCESSION #
9256871

 

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