Exercise: Reading, Searching, and Skimming¶

Michael Wehner, Michael T. Tolley, Yiğit Mengüç, Yong-Lae Park, Annan Mozeika, Ye Ding, Cagdas Onal, Robert F. Shepherd, George M. Whitesides, and Robert J. Wood.
Pneumatic Energy Sources for Autonomous and Wearable Soft Robotics.
Soft Robotics.Dec 2014.263-274.http://doi.org/10.1089/soro.2014.0018

This paper is an exploration of the technical requirements in soft robot wearables, specifically regarding microcompressors (energy source) and industry-ready technological developments.


Law, T., Malle, B.F. & Scheutz, M. A Touching Connection: How Observing Robotic Touch Can Affect Human Trust in a Robot. Int J of Soc Robotics 13, 2003–2019 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12369-020-00729-7

This paper studies the effect of robots touching humans to build their trust in them through “increasing perceptions of comforting intentions.”


Y. Usui, R. Niiyama and Y. Kuniyoshi, “Anthropomorphic Face Robot having Soft Mouth Mechanism with Embedded Artificial Facial Muscles,” 2019 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS), Nagoya, Japan, 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/MHS48134.2019.9249338.

This paper developed a mouth with artificial robot muscles to be used in human animatronics

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