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Highly contributed researchers

Since 2016: Gen Endo (10)

Shigeki Sugano (9) / Masayuki Inaba (9) / Kei Okada (8) / Koichi Suzumori (8)

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What Kinds of Robot's Touch Will Match Expressed Emotions?

Authors: Xiqian Zheng, Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro

Soft Tactile Fingertip to Estimate Orientation and the Contact State of Thin Rectangular Objects

Authors: Muhammad Hisyam Rosle, Ryo Kojima, Keung Or, Zhongkui Wang, Shinichi Hirai

Acoustic Length Sensor for Soft Extensible Pneumatic Actuators With a Frequency Characteristics Model

Authors: Ken Takaki, Yoshitaka Taguchi, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, Yoshihiro Kawahara

Computational Design of Statically Balanced Planar Spring Mechanisms

Authors: Takuto Takahashi, Jonas Zehnder, Hiroshi G. Okuno, Shigeki Sugano, Stelian Coros, Bernhard Thomaszewski

Whole-Body Locomotion and Posture Control on a Torque-Controlled Hydraulic Rover

Authors: Sang-Ho Hyon, Yusuke Ida, Junichi Ishikawa, Minoru Hiraoka

Predictive Optimization of Assistive Force in Admittance Control-Based Physical Interaction for Robotic Gait Assistance

Authors: Shunki Itadera, Emmanuel C. Dean-Leon, Jun Nakanishi, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Gordon Cheng

Deep Visual MPC-Policy Learning for Navigation

Authors: Noriaki Hirose, Fei Xia, Roberto Martn-Martn, Amir Sadeghian, Silvio Savarese

Evaluation of Hopping Robot Performance With Novel Foot Pad Design on Natural Terrain for Hopper Development

Authors: Kosuke Sakamoto, Masatsugu Otsuki, Takao Maeda, Kent Yoshikawa, Takashi Kubota

How Can Robot's Gaze Ratio and Body Direction Show an Awareness of Priority to the People With Whom it is Interacting?

Authors: Honoka Arai, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Reo Matsumura, Masahiro Shiomi

The VRP Generalized Inverse and Its Application in DCM/VRP-Based Walking Control

Authors: Dragomir N. Nenchev, Akinori Miyata, Sho Miyahara, Takehide Hamano

Autonomous 3-D Reconstruction, Mapping, and Exploration of Indoor Environments With a Robotic Arm

Authors: Yiming Wang, Stuart James, Elisavet Konstantina Stathopoulou, Carlos Beltrn-Gonzlez, Yoshinori Konishi, Alessio Del Bue

High-Speed Humanoid Robot Arm for Badminton Using Pneumatic-Electric Hybrid Actuators

Authors: Shotaro Mori, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi

A Mechanical Approach to Suppress the Oscillation of a Long Continuum Robot Flying With Water Jets

Authors: Tomoka Yamaguchi, Yuichi Ambe, Hisato Ando, Masashi Konyo, Kenjiro Tadakuma, Shigenao Maruyama, Satoshi Tadokoro

Real-Time Dense Depth Estimation Using Semantically-Guided LIDAR Data Propagation and Motion Stereo

Authors: Atsuki Hirata, Ryoichi Ishikawa, Menandro Roxas, Takeshi Oishi

Capillary Force Gripper for Complex-Shaped Micro-Objects With Fast Droplet Forming by On-Off Control of a Piston Slider

Authors: Wataru Hagiwara, Takatoshi Ito, Kenta Tanaka, Ryota Tokui, Ohmi Fuchiwaki

Vision-Based Estimation of Driving Energy for Planetary Rovers Using Deep Learning and Terramechanics

Authors: Shoya Higa, Yumi Iwashita, Kyohei Otsu, Masahiro Ono, Olivier Lamarre, Annie Didier, Mark Hoffmann

Rotational Angle Trajectory Tracking of a Twisted Polymeric Fiber Actuator by the Combination of a Model-Based Feed-Forward and Estimated Temperature Feedback

Authors: Ryo Hayashi, Ken Masuya, Kentaro Takagi, Toshihira Irisawa, Rui Fujino, Takuma Yamauchi, Eitaro Tanaka, Kenji Tahara

Straight-Fiber-Type Artificial Muscle Deformation Under Pressurization

Authors: Akihiro Kojima, Manabu Okui, Itsuki Hisamichi, Tomoaki Tsuji, Taro Nakamura

Optimal Stochastic Vehicle Path Planning Using Covariance Steering

Authors: Kazuhide Okamoto and Panagiotis Tsiotras

Long-Time Self-Body Image Acquisition and Its Application to the Control of Musculoskeletal Structures

Authors: Kento Kawaharazuka, Kei Tsuzuki, Shogo Makino, Moritaka Onitsuka, Yuki Asano, Kei Okada, Koji Kawasaki, Masayuki Inaba

Development and Experimental Validation of Aerial Vehicle With Passive Rotating Shell on Each Rotor

Authors: Carl John Salaan, Kenjiro Tadakuma, Yoshito Okada, Yusuke Sakai, Kazunori Ohno, Satoshi Tadokoro

Experimental Analysis of the Influence of Olfactory Property on Chemical Plume Tracing Performance

Authors: Shunsuke Shigaki, Kei Okajima, Kazushi Sanada, Daisuke Kurabayashi

Fabrication of "18 Weave" Muscles and Their Application to Soft Power Support Suit for Upper Limbs Using Thin McKibben Muscle

Authors: Tomoki Abe, Shoichiro Koizumi, Hiroyuki Nabae, Gen Endo, Koichi Suzumori, Nao Sato, Michiko Adachi, Fumi Takamizawa

Rotational Angle Control of a Twisted Polymeric Fiber Actuator by an Estimated Temperature Feedback

Authors: Kenji Tahara, Ryo Hayashi, Ken Masuya, Kentaro Takagi, Toshihira Irisawa, Takuma Yamauchi, Eitaro Tanaka

Long-Reach Aerial Manipulation Employing Wire-Suspended Hand With Swing-Suppression Device

Authors: Ryo Miyazaki, Rui Jiang, Hannibal Paul, Yanzhao Huang, Kazuhiro Shimonomura

Overpressure Compensation for Hydraulic Hybrid Servo Booster Applied to Hydraulic Manipulator

Authors: Sang-Ho Hyon, Yuuki Taniai, Kazuyuki Hiranuma, Kazutoshi Yasunaga

Low-Cost, Continuously Variable, Strain Wave Transmission Using Gecko-Inspired Adhesives

Authors: Nicholas D. Naclerio, Capella F. Kerst, David A. Haggerty, Srinivasan A. Suresh, Sonali Singh, Kenichi Ogawa, Susumu Miyazaki, Mark R. Cutkosky, Elliot Wright Hawkes

New Automated Guided Vehicle System Using Real-Time Holonic Scheduling for Warehouse Picking

Authors: Hiroshi Yoshitake, Ryota Kamoshida, Yoshikazu Nagashima

Data Information Fusion From Multiple Access Points for WiFi-Based Self-localization

Authors: Renato Miyagusuku, Atsushi Yamashita, Hajime Asama

Adaptive Update of Reference Capacitances in Conductive Fabric Based Robotic Skin

Authors: Takahiro Matsuno, Zhongkui Wang, Kaspar Althoefer, Shinichi Hirai

Capacitive Sensing for a Gripper With Gecko-Inspired Adhesive Film

Authors: Jiro Hashizume, Tae Myung Huh, Srinivasan A. Suresh, Mark R. Cutkosky

Humanoid Robot HRP-5P: An Electrically Actuated Humanoid Robot With High-Power and Wide-Range Joints

Authors: Kenji Kaneko, Hiroshi Kaminaga, Takeshi Sakaguchi, Shuuji Kajita, Mitsuharu Morisawa, Iori Kumagai, Fumio Kanehiro

Two-View Monocular Depth Estimation by Optic-Flow-Weighted Fusion

Authors: Alex Masuo Kaneko and Kenjiro Yamamoto

Effects of Different Hand-Grounding Locations on Haptic Performance With a Wearable Kinesthetic Haptic Device

Authors: Sajid Nisar, Melisa Orta Martinez, Takahiro Endo, Fumitoshi Matsuno, Allison M. Okamura

Wrinkled Soft Sensor With Variable Afferent Morphology

Authors: Qiukai Qi, Shinichi Hirai, Van Anh Ho

Caterpillar-Inspired Crawling Robot Using Both Compression and Bending Deformations

Authors: Takuya Umedachi, Masahiro Shimizu, Yoshihiro Kawahara

A Compact Dental Robotic System Using Soft Bracing Technique

Authors: Jing Li, Zhong Shen, Wen Yu Tian Xu, Walter Yu Hang Lam, Richard Tai Chiu Hsung, Edmond Ho Nang Pow, Kazuhiro Kosuge, Zheng Wang

Development of Performance System With Musical Dynamics Expression on Humanoid Saxophonist Robot

Authors: Jia-Yeu Lin, Mao Kawai, Yuya Nishio, Sarah Cosentino, Atsuo Takanishi

A Wearable Skin-Stretching Tactile Interface for Human-Robot and Human-Human Communication

Authors: Alice Haynes, Melanie Florine Simons, Tim Helps, Yuichi Nakamura, Jonathan Rossiter

VUNet: Dynamic Scene View Synthesis for Traversability Estimation Using an RGB Camera

Authors: Noriaki Hirose, Amir Sadeghian, Fei Xia, Roberto Martn-Martn, Silvio Savarese

High-Speed, Small-Deformation Catching of Soft Objects Based on Active Vision and Proximity Sensing

Authors: Keisuke Koyama, Kenichi Murakami, Taku Senoo, Makoto Shimojo, Masatoshi Ishikawa

Super Dragon: A 10-m-Long-Coupled Tendon-Driven Articulated Manipulator

Authors: Gen Endo, Atsushi Horigome, Atsushi Takata

IPMC Monolithic Thin Film Robots Fabricated Using a Multi-Layer Casting Process

Authors: Akio Kodaira, Kinji Asaka, Tetsuya Horiuchi, Gen Endo, Hiroyuki Nabae, Koichi Suzumori

Fully Automated Annotation With Noise-Masked Visual Markers for Deep-Learning-Based Object Detection

Authors: Takuya Kiyokawa, Keita Tomochika, Jun Takamatsu, Tsukasa Ogasawara

Three-Dimensional Manipulation of a Spherical Object Using Ultrasound Plane Waves

Authors: Takuro Furumoto, Keisuke Hasegawa, Yasutoshi Makino, Hiroyuki Shinoda

Learning to Segment Generic Handheld Objects Using Class-Agnostic Deep Comparison and Segmentation Network

Authors: Krishneel Chaudhary, Kentaro Wada, Xiangyu Chen, Kohei Kimura, Kei Okada, Masayuki Inaba

Motion Modeling and Localization of Skid-Steering Wheeled Rover on Loose Terrain

Authors: Masataku Sutoh, Yutaro Iijima, Yuta Sakakieda, Sachiko Wakabayashi

Braiding Thin McKibben Muscles to Enhance Their Contracting Abilities

Authors: Shoichiro Koizumi, Shunichi Kurumaya, Hiroyuki Nabae, Gen Endo, Koichi Suzumori

The Seednoid Robot Platform: Designing a Multipurpose Compact Robot From Continuous Evaluation and Lessons From Competitions

Authors: Kazuhiro Sasabuchi, Hiroaki Yaguchi, Kotaro Nagahama, Shintaro Hori, Hiroto Mizohana, Masayuki Inaba

Development and Testing of Force-Sensing Forceps Using FBG for Bilateral Micro-Operation System

Authors: Hiroyuki Suzuki, Hiromasa Masuda, Kazuo Hongo, Ryuta Horie, Shunsuke Yajima, Yuki Itotani, Masahiro Fujita, Ken'ichiro Nagasaka

High-Speed High-Precision Proximity Sensor for Detection of Tilt, Distance, and Contact

Authors: Keisuke Koyama, Makoto Shimojo, Taku Senoo, Masatoshi Ishikawa

A Wearable Three-Axis Tactile Sensor for Human Fingertips

Authors: Harris Kristanto, Prathamesh Sathe, Alexander Schmitz, Tito Pradhono Tomo, Sophon Somlor, Shigeki Sugano

Reliable Planar Object Pose Estimation in Light Fields From Best Subaperture Camera Pairs

Authors: Nathan Crombez, Guillaume Caron, Takuya Funatomi, Yasuhiro Mukaigawa

State Estimation Using the CoG Candidates for Sit-to-Stand Support System User

Authors: Mizuki Takeda, Yasuhisa Hirata, Takahiro Katayama, Yasuhide Mizuta, Atsushi Koujina

Real-Time Fully Incremental Scene Understanding on Mobile Platforms

Authors: Johanna Wald, Keisuke Tateno, Jrgen Sturm, Nassir Navab, Federico Tombari

Longitudinal Rollover Strategy as Effective Intervention to Reduce Wrist Injuries During Forward Fall

Authors: Saeed Abdolshah, Nader Rajaei, Yasuhiro Akiyama, Yoji Yamada, Shogo Okamoto

Parking Spot Estimation and Mapping Method for Mobile Robots

Authors: Thomas Westfechtel, Kazunori Ohno, Naoki Mizuno, Ryunosuke Hamada, Shotaro Kojima, Satoshi Tadokoro

Body Flexibility Effects on Foot Loading in Quadruped Bounding Based on a Simple Analytical Model

Authors: Tomoya Kamimura, Shinya Aoi, Kazuo Tsuchiya, Fumitoshi Matsuno

Frequency-Based Temperature Compensation for a Tactile Sensor Using Acoustic Reflection

Authors: Shun Akita, Tomohiro Fukuda, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Michitaka Fujiwara, Akihito Sano

Omnidirectional DSO: Direct Sparse Odometry With Fisheye Cameras

Authors: Hidenobu Matsuki, Lukas von Stumberg, Vladyslav C. Usenko, Jrg Stckler, Daniel Cremers

Development of New Terminal Fixation Method for Synthetic Fiber Ropes

Authors: Atsushi Horigome, Gen Endo, Atsushi Takata, Youki Wakabayashi

A Speech-Driven Hand Gesture Generation Method and Evaluation in Android Robots

Authors: Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Daichi Machiyashiki, Ryusuke Mikata, Hiroshi Ishiguro

Active Sensing for Measuring Contact of Thin Film Gecko-Inspired Adhesives

Authors: Tae Myung Huh, Cheng Liu, Jiro Hashizume, Tony G. Chen, Srinivasan A. Suresh, Fu-Kuo Chang, Mark R. Cutkosky

Automation of Train Cab Front Cleaning With a Robot Manipulator

Authors: Joo Moura, William Mccoll, Gerard Taykaldiranian, Tetsuo Tomiyama, Mustafa Suphi Erden

How Should a Robot React Before People's Touch?: Modeling a Pre-Touch Reaction Distance for a Robot's Face

Authors: Masahiro Shiomi, Kodai Shatani, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro

Effect of Physical Therapy on Muscle Synergy Structure During Standing-Up Motion of Hemiplegic Patients

Authors: Hiroki Kogami, Qi An, Ningjia Yang, Hiroshi Yamakawa, Yusuke Tamura, Atsushi Yamashita, Hajime Asama, Shingo Shimoda, Hiroshi Yamasaki, Matti Itkonen, Fady Shibata-Alnajjar, Noriaki Hattori, Makoto Kinomoto, Kouji Takahashi, Takanori Fujii, Hironori Otomune, Ichiro Miyai

High-Speed and Lightweight Humanoid Robot Arm for a Skillful Badminton Robot

Authors: Shotaro Mori, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Preoperative Needle Insertion Path Planning for Minimizing Deflection in Multilayered Tissues

Authors: Ryosuke Tsumura, Jin Seob Kim, Hiroyasu Iwata, Iulian Iordachita

A New Silicone Structure for uSkin - A Soft, Distributed, Digital 3-Axis Skin Sensor and Its Integration on the Humanoid Robot iCub

Authors: Tito Pradhono Tomo, Massimo Regoli, Alexander Schmitz, Lorenzo Natale, Harris Kristanto, Sophon Somlor, Lorenzo Jamone, Giorgio Metta, Shigeki Sugano

Standard Performance Test of Wearable Robots for Lumbar Support

Authors: Cota Nabeshima, Ko Ayusawa, Conrad Hochberg, Eiichi Yoshida

EMD Net: An Encode-Manipulate-Decode Network for Cloth Manipulation

Authors: Daisuke Tanaka, Solvi Arnold, Kimitoshi Yamazaki

Passive Spine Gripper for Free-Climbing Robot in Extreme Terrain

Authors: Kenji Nagaoka, Hayato Minote, Kyohei Maruya, Yuki Shirai, Kazuya Yoshida, Takeshi Hakamada, Hirotaka Sawada, Takashi Kubota

Modeling of Synthetic Fiber Ropes and Frequency Response of Long-Distance Cable-Pulley System

Authors: Atsushi Takata, Gen Endo, Koichi Suzumori, Hiroyuki Nabae, Yoshihiro Mizutani, Yoshiro Suzuki

Fuzzy Clustering of Spatially Relevant Acoustic Data for Defect Detection

Authors: Jun Younes Louhi Kasahara, Hiromitsu Fujii, Atsushi Yamashita, Hajime Asama

A Novel Approach to the Segmentation of sEMG Data Based on the Activation and Deactivation of Muscle Synergies During Movement

Authors: Alvaro Costa-Garcia, Matti Itkonen, Hiroshi Yamasaki, Fady Shibata-Alnajjar, Shingo Shimoda

ForceHand Glove: A Wearable Force-Feedback Glove With Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (PAMs)

Authors: Swagata Das, Yusuke Kishishita, Toshio Tsuji, Cassie Lowell, Kazunori Ogawa, Yuichi Kurita

Hybrid Pneumatic Source Based on Evaluation of Air Compression Methods for Portability

Authors: Manabu Okui, Yuki Nagura, Yasuyuki Yamada, Taro Nakamura

Where to Look? Predictive Perception With Applications to Planetary Exploration

Authors: Kyohei Otsu, Ali-Akbar Agha-Mohammadi, Michael Paton

Online Learning of Joint-Muscle Mapping Using Vision in Tendon-Driven Musculoskeletal Humanoids

Authors: Kento Kawaharazuka, Shogo Makino, Masaya Kawamura, Yuki Asano, Kei Okada, Masayuki Inaba

Aerial Hose Type Robot by Water Jet for Fire Fighting

Authors: Hisato Ando, Yuichi Ambe, Akihiro Ishii, Masashi Konyo, Kenjiro Tadakuma, Shigenao Maruyama, Satoshi Tadokoro

A Loop-Shaped Flexible Mechanism for Robotic Needle Steering

Authors: Atsushi Yamada, Shigeyuki Naka, Norihisa Nitta, Shigehiro Morikawa, Tohru Tani

Coordinated Use of Structure-Integrated Bistable Actuation Modules for Agile Locomotion

Authors: Satoshi Nishikawa, Yusuke Arai, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi

The Exchange of Knowledge Using Cloud Robotics

Authors: Asil Kaan Bozcuoglu, Gayane Kazhoyan, Yuki Furuta, Simon Stelter, Michael Beetz, Kei Okada, Masayuki Inaba

Distal Proprioceptive Sensor for Motion Feedback in Endoscope-Based Modular Robotic Systems

Authors: Joshua B. Gafford, Hiroyuki Aihara, Christopher Thompson, Robert J. Wood, Conor J. Walsh

Large Range Impedance Shaping for Physical Human Robot Interaction Through Light Quantity Measurement Based Torque Regulation

Authors: Wei Wang, Chang Wei, Yuki Suga, Chiahao Kuo, Alexander Schmitz, Shigeki Sugano

Landing Behavior Analysis of Lunar Probe Based on Drop Tests and RFT in a Vacuum

Authors: Masataku Sutoh, Sachiko Wakabayashi, Takeshi Hoshino

Evaluation of Series Clutch Actuators With a High Torque-to-Weight Ratio for Open-Loop Torque Control and Collision Safety

Authors: Yushi Wang, Alexander Schmitz, Kento Kobayashi, Javier Alejandro Alvarez Lopez, Wei Wang, Yuki Matsuo, Yoshihiro Sakamoto, Shigeki Sugano

Index Finger of a Human-Like Robotic Hand Using Thin Soft Muscles

Authors: Ahmad Athif Mohd Faudzi, Jun'ichiro Ooga, Tatsuhiko Goto, Masashi Takeichi, Koichi Suzumori

Covering a Robot Fingertip With uSkin: A Soft Electronic Skin With Distributed 3-Axis Force Sensitive Elements for Robot Hands

Authors: Tito Pradhono Tomo, Alexander Schmitz, Wai Keat Wong, Harris Kristanto, Sophon Somlor, Jinsun Hwang, Lorenzo Jamone, Shigeki Sugano

Eliminating Scale Drift in Monocular SLAM Using Depth From Defocus

Authors: Tomoyuki Shiozaki and Gamini Dissanayake

Time-Varying Moth-Inspired Algorithm for Chemical Plume Tracing in Turbulent Environment

Authors: Shigaki Shunsuke, Takeshi Sakurai, Noriyasu Ando, Daisuke Kurabayashi, Ryohei Kanzaki

A Phantom-Sensation Based Paradigm for Continuous Vibrotactile Wrist Guidance in Two-Dimensional Space

Authors: Jose V. Salazar Luces, Keisuke Okabe, Yoshiki Murao, Yasuhisa Hirata

Long-Legged Hexapod Giacometti Robot Using Thin Soft McKibben Actuator

Authors: Ahmad Athif Mohd Faudzi, Gen Endo, Shunichi Kurumaya, Koichi Suzumori

Planar Omnidirectional Crawler Mobile Mechanism - Development of Actual Mechanical Prototype and Basic Experiments

Authors: Kenjiro Tadakuma, Eri Takane, Masahiro Fujita, Akito Nomura, Hirone Komatsu, Masashi Konyo, Satoshi Tadokoro

Rotational Sliding Motion Generation for Humanoid Robot by Force Distribution in Each Contact Face

Authors: Kunio Kojima, Yasuhiro Ishiguro, Fumihito Sugai, Shunichi Nozawa, Yohei Kakiuchi, Kei Okada, Masayuki Inaba

Surface Texture of Deformable Robotic Fingertips for a Stable Grasp Under Both Dry and Wet Conditions

Authors: Kaori Mizushima, Toshihiro Nishimura, Yosuke Suzuki, Tokuo Tsuji, Tetsuyou Watanabe

Step Sequence and Direction Detection of Four Square Step Test

Authors: Weisheng Kong, Lauren Wanning, Salvatore Sessa, Massimiliano Zecca, Daniele Magistro, Hikaru Takeuchi, Ryuta Kawashima, Atsuo Takanishi

Large Indentation Method to Measure Elasticity of Cell in Robot-Integrated Microfluidic Chip

Authors: Hirotaka Sugiura, Shinya Sakuma, Makoto Kaneko, Fumihito Arai

Spatio-Temporal Video Completion in Spherical Image Sequences

Authors: Binbin Xu, Sarthak Pathak, Hiromitsu Fujii, Atsushi Yamashita, Hajime Asama

Utilizing Elasticity of Cable-Driven Surgical Robot to Estimate Cable Tension and External Force

Authors: Mohammad Haghighipanah, Muneaki Miyasaka, Blake Hannaford

Motion Analysis in Vocalized Surprise Expressions and Motion Generation in Android Robots

Authors: Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro

Design of a Compact Actuation and Control System for Flexible Medical Robots

Authors: Tania K. Morimoto, Elliot Wright Hawkes, Allison M. Okamura

Dance Teaching by a Robot: Combining Cognitive and Physical Human-Robot Interaction for Supporting the Skill Learning Process

Authors: Diego Felipe Paez Granados, Breno A. Yamamoto, Hiroko Kamide, Jun Kinugawa, Kazuhiro Kosuge

Multi-Layered Channel Patterning by Local Heating of Hydrogels

Authors: Masaru Takeuchi, Tomoyuki Oya, Akihiko Ichikawa, Akiyuki Hasegawa, Masahiro Nakajima, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Toshio Fukuda

Development of Giacometti Arm With Balloon Body

Authors: Masashi Takeichi, Koichi Suzumori, Gen Endo, Hiroyuki Nabae

Comparative Study of Serial-Parallel Delta Robots With Full Orientation Capabilities

Authors: Jan Brinker, Nils Funk, Philipp Ingenlath, Yukio Takeda, Burkhard Corves

Guiding Trajectory Optimization by Demonstrated Distributions

Authors: Takayuki Osa, Amir Masoud Ghalamzan Esfahani, Rustam Stolkin, Rudolf Lioutikov, Jan Peters, Gerhard Neumann

Lane-Change Detection Based on Vehicle-Trajectory Prediction

Authors: Hanwool Woo, Yonghoon Ji, Hitoshi Kono, Yusuke Tamura, Yasuhide Kuroda, Takashi Sugano, Yasunori Yamamoto, Atsushi Yamashita, Hajime Asama

Printed Paper Robot Driven by Electrostatic Actuator

Authors: Hiroki Shigemune, Shingo Maeda, Vito Cacucciolo, Yoshitaka Iwata, Eiji Iwase, Shuji Hashimoto, Shigeki Sugano

Variable-Grasping-Mode Underactuated Soft Gripper With Environmental Contact-Based Operation

Authors: Toshihiro Nishimura, Kaori Mizushima, Yosuke Suzuki, Tokuo Tsuji, Tetsuyou Watanabe

Repeatable Folding Task by Humanoid Robot Worker Using Deep Learning

Authors: Pin-Chu Yang, Kazuma Sasaki, Kanata Suzuki, Kei Kase, Shigeki Sugano, Tetsuya Ogata

Predicting Task Intent From Surface Electromyography Using Layered Hidden Markov Models

Authors: Yosef Razin, Kevin Pluckter, Jun Ueda, Karen M. Feigh

Impedance Control Design Based on Plastic Deformation for a Robotic Arm

Authors: Taku Senoo, Masanori Koike, Kenichi Murakami, Masatoshi Ishikawa

Motion Behaviors of Landing Gear for Lunar Probes in Atmosphere and Vacuum Tests

Authors: Masataku Sutoh, Sachiko Wakabayashi, Takeshi Hoshino

High-Speed Bioassembly of Cellular Microstructures With Force Characterization for Repeating Single-Step Contact Manipulation

Authors: Huaping Wang, Qing Shi, Tao Sun, Xiaoming Liu, Masahiro Nakajima, Qiang Huang, Paolo Dario, Toshio Fukuda

Timing Analysis of Robotic Neuromodulatory Rehabilitation System for Paired Associative Stimulation

Authors: Euisun Kim, Ilya Kovalenko, Lauren Lacey, Minoru Shinohara, Jun Ueda

Design and Characterization of a Lightweight and Fully Portable Remote Actuation System for Use With a Hand Exoskeleton

Authors: Christopher J. Nycz, Tobias L. Btzer, Olivier Lambercy, Jumpei Arata, Gregory S. Fischer, Roger Gassert

Micromanipulation for Coiling Microfluidic Spun Alginate Microfibers by Magnetically Guided System

Authors: Tao Sun, Huaping Wang, Qing Shi, Masaru Takeuchi, Masahiro Nakajima, Qiang Huang, Toshio Fukuda

Development of a Humorous Humanoid Robot Capable of Quick-and-Wide Arm Motion

Authors: Tatsuhiro Kishi, Soichiro Shimomura, Hajime Futaki, Hiroshi Yanagino, Masaaki Yahara, Sarah Cosentino, Takashi Nozawa, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi

Design Principles of a High-Speed Omni-Scannable Gaze Controller

Authors: Koseki J. Kobayashi-Kirschvink and Hiromasa Oku

Autonomous Terrain Classification With Co- and Self-Training Approach

Authors: Kyohei Otsu, Masahiro Ono, Thomas J. Fuchs, Ian Baldwin, Takashi Kubota

Stiffness Display by Muscle Contraction Via Electric Muscle Stimulation

Authors: Yuichi Kurita, Takaaki Ishikawa, Toshio Tsuji

Microbubbles for High-Speed Assembly of Cell-Laden Vascular-Like Microtube

Authors: Xiaoming Liu, Qing Shi, Huaping Wang, Tao Sun, Ning Yu, Qiang Huang, Toshio Fukuda

A Novel Approach to Increase the Locomotion Performance of Mobile Robots in Fields With Tall Grasses

Authors: Katsuaki Tanaka, Hiroyuki Ishii, Daisuke Kuroiwa, Yuya Okamoto, Eric Mossor, Hikaru Sugita, Qing Shi, Satoshi Okabayashi, Yusuke Sugahara, Atsuo Takanishi

Developing and Comparing Single-Arm and Dual-Arm Regrasp

Authors: Weiwei Wan and Kensuke Harada

Bent Sheet Grasping Stability for Sheet Manipulation

Authors: Yoshinori Fujihira, Toshihiro Nishimura, Tetsuyou Watanabe

Pupil Variation Applied to the Eye Tracking Control of an Endoscopic Manipulator

Authors: Yang Cao, Satoshi Miura, Yo Kobayashi, Kazuya Kawamura, Shigeki Sugano, Masakatsu G. Fujie

Batch Fabrication of Microscale Gear-Like Tissue by Alginate-Poly-L-lysine (PLL) Microcapsules System

Authors: Zeyang Liu, Masaru Takeuchi, Masahiro Nakajima, Toshio Fukuda, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Qiang Huang