June 20, 2008

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.