Physical interaction

This research program explores how a robot interacts with the physical world. In tasks such as grasping an object, turning a door handle, or applying a grinding tool to a work piece, a robot and the object exert forces on each other. Our researchers are exploring how to:

  • control these interaction forces to achieve a desired motion
  • handle noisy sensor data
  • transition from vision-mediated control to force-mediated control.



Led by Distinguished Professor Peter Corke