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30 Year Robot Research Project Proposed

Posted 21 Aug 2003 at 00:50 UTC by steve Share This

Mitsuo Kawato and other Japanese researchers have proposed a new 30-year, 50 billion yen research program to develop humanoid robots with the "mental, physical and emotional capacity of a 5-year-old human". A Japan Times article compares the projects to the US Apollo Project which sent men to the moon and produced a huge number of technological benefits as a side-effect. (The Apollo project cost the equivalent of 7.2 Trillion yen).

Bad Links?, posted 21 Aug 2003 at 21:20 UTC by jstrohm » (Observer)

Maybe it's just me but the links to those articles don't seem to work.

oops, posted 21 Aug 2003 at 22:03 UTC by steve » (Master)

yep, something went wrong there... fixed now

Thanks!, posted 22 Aug 2003 at 15:53 UTC by jstrohm » (Observer)

Thanks!

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