Grasping and Manipulation
We use hands to tie shoes, write, wash dishes, play piano: these tasks involve close and complex interaction with objects and we can execute them even if one of our hand/arm/fingers is injured or not functioning properly. Our dexterity and sensory capabilities have developed through a long process of evolution - however, for the above tasks, coupling the sensing and dexterity with efficient representations, planning and execution is necessary.
We are currently involved in the following projects:
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