chapter  2
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Story of Robots

When speaking of robots, readers may think of Sony’s AIBO robot dog or Honda’s ASIMO humanoid walking robot. Human-shaped robots are generally called humanoid robots. Both AIBO and ASIMO were developed by private businesses and are wonderfully animal-

like and human-like, respectively, even from the viewpoints of robot

researchers studying at universities. The creation and development

of robots are introduced below.