Toyohashi University of Technology: The Direction the Center for Human-Robot Symbiosis Research Should Take and its Achievements to Date
Toyohashi University of Technology
1-1 Hibarigaoka, Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi 441-8580, Japan
In the preface of this special issue, we will discuss the achievements of the Toyohashi University of Technology and the Center for Human-Robot Symbiosis Research so far and the direction they should proceed in hereafter. In particular, the history of the establishment of the center, research results until now, future activity plans, and this special issue are described.
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