Humanoid Robot HanSaRam: Recent Progress and Developments
Jong-Hwan Kim*, Dong-Han Kim*, Yong-Jae Kim*, Kui-Hong Park*, Jae-Ho Park*, Choon-Kyoung Moon*, Jee-Hwan Ryu*, Kiam Tian Seow**, and Kyoung-Chul Koh***
*Robot Intelligent Technology Lab., Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Gusong-dong, Yusong-gu, Daejon, 305-701, Republic of Korea
**A postdoc at RIT Lab in 2002, now with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
***Mechanical and Control Engineering, Sun moon University
The purpose of this paper is to give an overview of recent progress and developments in humanoid robotics. Key research directions and major problems are pointed out and examined in the context of research work on HanSaRam, a humanoid robot undergoing continual design an development in the Robot Intelligence Technology (RIT) Laboratory at KAIST as a Brain Korea project supported by the BK21 School of Information Technology since 2000.