KAPROS and MUSE were a research project of Tsukuba UNIV titled “Modeling the Evaluation Structure of KANSEI” 1997-2002. The meaning of “KANSEI” is similar to “emotional engineering”. The body of these robots were made and designed in “kyushu institute of design (computer related design laboratory)” 1999 . The software and navigation system was developed by intelligent robot laboratory at Tsukuba UNIV. (Maeyama shoichi). Also involved was Tamon Hosoya who now teaches at Sapporo City University.
KAPROS and MUSE