Teaching Tasks to Multiple Small Robots by Classifying and Splitting a Human Example
Jorge David Figueroa Heredia*, Jose Ildefonso U. Rubrico**, Shouhei Shirafuji**, and Jun Ota**
*Department of Precision Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
**Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering (RACE), The University of Tokyo
5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-8568, Japan
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