Challenge for Vision: Seeing something impossible
Episodic memory for impossible objects.
Originally created in 2007
Last updated: 25 May 2009
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What should a robot with 3-D manipulative capabilities (including a
TV camera, and an arm with gripper) do if it is
shown a pile of rectangular blocks on a table
shown the pictures below, and
given the command
"Please use the blocks to make what you see in the picture"
The line drawings are based on a picture produced by the Swedish
artist Oscar Reutersvärd in 1934, as reported in
A penrose triangle made from folded paper
The following pictures represent my not very polished attempt to use
the template available
at this excellent web site
You can see a movie there.
School of Computer Science
The University of Birmingham