Robot to Model Nuances of Human Skiers

Posted 29 Jul 2009 at 15:26 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

A human can learn the fine art of skiing with enough practice, but they can't explain the science behind their complex movements afterward. A research team at Kanazawa University in Japan is developing an experimental robot in an effort to understand the kinematics involved. The project will attempt to model and analyze the movements of skiers and may ultimately provide tips to improve their performance.

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