Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Robot Origami

Computational geometers do origami.
Computational geometers do robotics.

And now, robots do origami:

"Our primary interest in origami is manipulation," Balkcom writes on his web page. "We are currently working on understanding more complicated origami skills - like reverse folding, squash folding, the rabbit ear, and prayer folding - that require the simultaneous manipulation of multiple non-colinear creases."

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