8 November 1999 One year of Puma Painting: site experiences
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The PumaPaint project is a web robot that allows users to create original artwork on the World Wide Web. The site allows control of a PUMA 760 robot equipped with four paintbrushes; jars of red, green, blue and yellow paint and white paper attached to an easel. Users must download a JavaTM interface allowing interactive control of the robot. This interface contains two windows showing live camera views of the work site and various controls for connecting and disconnecting to the robot, viewing the task status and controlling the painting task. During the first year of operation of the site, June 3rd, 1998 to June 2nd 1999, approximately 5,000 users produced 390 canvases. This paper presents summary data from one year of operation, discusses the author's experiences in operating the site and examines some of the artwork produced.
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Matthew R. Stein, "One year of Puma Painting: site experiences", Proc. SPIE 3840, Telemanipulator and Telepresence Technologies VI, (8 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.369281; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.369281
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