Errata and Updates

• In chapter 69 „Physical Human-Robot Interaction” written by Sami Haddadin and Elizabeth Croft, of the Springer Handbook of Robotics, 2nd edition, edited by Bruno Siciliano and Oussama Khatib, the following two errors appear:
In table 69.3 (page 1841) „Overview of selected impact experiments from biomechanics and robotics literature. Body part: Upper extremities” a reference is missing in the third row. The data for the impact on shoulder, upper arm, forearm is taken from:
R. Behrens, N. Elkmann: Study on meaningful and verified thresholds for minimizing the consequences of human-robot collisions, in 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 3378-3383.
In figure 69.21 (page 1860) „A unified view: From collision experiment/simulation to cumulative safety curves for biomechanically safe robot velocity“ the photograph, which displays a blindfolded human behind an experimental setup, a reference to the copyright is missing. The copyright is ©Foto: Fraunhofer IFF (
• Chapter 21 Actuators for Soft Robotics, (authors: Alin Albu-Schäffer, Antonio Bicchi)
The correct affiliation of Antonio Bicchi is:
- Centro di Ricerca "E.Piaggio" University of Pisa, Largo Lucio Lazzarino 1, 56122, Pisa, Italy
- Department of Advanced Robotics, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa, Italy