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Highly contributed researchers

In recent 10 years: Fumitoshi Matsuno (7)

Takayuki Kanda (6)

Since 1985: Yoshihiko Nakamura (18)

Tsuneo Yoshikawa (14) / Makoto Kaneko (13) / Takayuki Kanda (13) / Kazuo Tanie (11)

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Dynamic Active Constraints for Surgical Robots Using Vector-Field Inequalities

Authors: Murilo Marques Marinho, Bruno Vilhena Adorno, Kanako Harada, Mamoru Mitsuishi

Barrier-Certified Adaptive Reinforcement Learning With Applications to Brushbot Navigation

Authors: Motoya Ohnishi, Li Wang, Gennaro Notomista, Magnus Egerstedt

A Novel Robot-Assisted Endovascular Catheterization System With Haptic Force Feedback

Authors: Shuxiang Guo, Yu Song, Xuanchun Yin, Linshuai Zhang, Takashi Tamiya, Hideyuki Hirata, Hidenori Ishihara

Collision-Free Encoding for Chance-Constrained Nonconvex Path Planning

Authors: Mrcio da Silva Arantes, Claudio Fabiano Motta Toledo, Brian Charles Williams, Masahiro Ono

Task-Space Control of Articulated Mobile Robots With a Soft Gripper for Operations

Authors: Motoyasu Tanaka, Kenjiro Tadakuma, Mizuki Nakajima, Masahiro Fujita

An End-to-End Approach to Self-Folding Origami Structures

Authors: Byoungkwon An, Shuhei Miyashita, Aaron C. Ong, Michael Thomas Tolley, Martin L. Demaine, Erik D. Demaine, Robert J. Wood, Daniela Rus

Gait Design for a Snake Robot by Connecting Curve Segments and Experimental Demonstration

Authors: Tatsuya Takemori, Motoyasu Tanaka, Fumitoshi Matsuno

Dynamic Analysis of Three Snake Robot Gaits

Authors: Ryo Ariizumi and Fumitoshi Matsuno

Human Movement Modeling to Detect Biosignal Sensor Failures for Myoelectric Assistive Robot Control

Authors: Jun-ichiro Furukawa, Tomoyuki Noda, Tatsuya Teramae, Jun Morimoto

Bayesian Nonparametric Learning of Cloth Models for Real-Time State Estimation

Authors: Nishanth Koganti, Tomoya Tamei, Kazushi Ikeda, Tomohiro Shibata

Do You Need Help? A Robot Providing Information to People Who Behave Atypically

Authors: Drazen Brscic, Tetsushi Ikeda, Takayuki Kanda

Probabilistic 3-D Mapping of Sound-Emitting Structures Based on Acoustic Ray Casting

Authors: Jani Even, Jonas Furrer, Yoichi Morales, Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Norihiro Hagita

Multiobjective Optimization Based on Expensive Robotic Experiments under Heteroscedastic Noise

Authors: Ryo Ariizumi, Matthew Tesch, Kenta Kato, Howie Choset, Fumitoshi Matsuno

Teleoperated Micromanipulation System Manufactured by Cut-and-Fold Techniques

Authors: Sehyuk Yim, Shuhei Miyashita, Daniela Rus, Sangbae Kim

Automatic Sample Alignment Under Microscopy for 360° Imaging Based on the Nanorobotic Manipulation System

Authors: Yajing Shen, Wenfeng Wan, Haojian Lu, Toshio Fukuda, Wanfeng Shang

ZMP Support Areas for Multicontact Mobility Under Frictional Constraints

Authors: Stphane Caron, Quang-Cuong Pham, Yoshihiko Nakamura

Design of 3-D Printed Concentric Tube Robots

Authors: Tania K. Morimoto and Allison M. Okamura

Design of a Transmission With Gear Trains for Underactuated Mechanisms

Authors: Ryuta Ozawa, Yuuki Mishima, Yasuyuki Hirano

Anthropomorphic Movement Analysis and Synthesis: A Survey of Methods and Applications

Authors: Dana Kulic, Gentiane Venture, Katsu Yamane, Emel Demircan, Ikuo Mizuuchi, Katja D. Mombaur

Data-Driven HRI: Learning Social Behaviors by Example From Human-Human Interaction

Authors: Phoebe Liu, Dylan F. Glas, Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro

Footstep Planning for Slippery and Slanted Terrain Using Human-Inspired Models

Authors: Martim Brandao, Kenji Hashimoto, Jos Santos-Victor, Atsuo Takanishi

Humanoid and Human Inertia Parameter Identification Using Hierarchical Optimization

Authors: Jovana Jovic, Adrien Escande, Ko Ayusawa, Eiichi Yoshida, Abderrahmane Kheddar, Gentiane Venture

Simulation-Based Behavior Planning to Prevent Congestion of Pedestrians Around a Robot

Authors: Hiroyuki Kidokoro, Takayuki Kanda, Drazen Brscic, Masahiro Shiomi

Task Parameterization Using Continuous Constraints Extracted From Human Demonstrations

Authors: Ana Lucia Pais Ureche, Keisuke Umezawa, Yoshihiko Nakamura, Aude Billard

A New Trajectory Deformation Algorithm Based on Affine Transformations

Authors: Quang-Cuong Pham and Yoshihiko Nakamura

Knee Joint Misalignment in Exoskeletons for the Lower Extremities: Effects on User's Gait

Authors: Damiano Zanotto, Yasuhiro Akiyama, Paul Stegall, Sunil Kumar Agrawal

Selection Algorithm for Locomotion Based on the Evaluation of Falling Risk

Authors: Taisuke Kobayashi, Tadayoshi Aoyama, Kosuke Sekiyama, Toshio Fukuda

Optimization-Based Motion Planning in Joint Space for Walking Assistance With Wearable Robot

Authors: Takahiro Kagawa, Hironori Ishikawa, Takayuki Kato, Chang Hyun Sung, Yoji Uno

Control of a Snake Robot for Ascending and Descending Steps

Authors: Motoyasu Tanaka and Kazuo Tanaka

A Motion Planning Strategy for a Spherical Rolling Robot Driven by Two Internal Rotors

Authors: Akihiro Morinaga, Mikhail M. Svinin, Motoji Yamamoto

Control of a Group of Mobile Robots Based on Formation Abstraction and Decentralized Locational Optimization

Authors: Kazuya Yoshida, Hiroaki Fukushima, Kazuyuki Kon, Fumitoshi Matsuno

Toward a Dancing Robot With Listening Capability: Keypose-Based Integration of Lower-, Middle-, and Upper-Body Motions for Varying Music Tempos

Authors: Takahiro Okamoto, Takaaki Shiratori, Shunsuke Kudoh, Shinichiro Nakaoka, Katsushi Ikeuchi

Analysis, Classification, and Design of Tendon-Driven Mechanisms

Authors: Ryuta Ozawa, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Kazunori Hashirii

Self-Actuating Asymmetric Platinum Catalytic Mobile Nanorobot

Authors: Jingjing Bao, Zhan Yang, Masahiro Nakajima, Yajing Shen, Masaru Takeuchi, Qiang Huang, Toshio Fukuda

Physically Based Grasp Quality Evaluation Under Pose Uncertainty

Authors: Junggon Kim, Kunihiro Iwamoto, James J. Kuffner, Yasuhiro Ota, Nancy S. Pollard

Slip-Turn for Biped Robots

Authors: Kanako Miura, Fumio Kanehiro, Kenji Kaneko, Shuuji Kajita, Kazuhito Yokoi

IMU Self-Calibration Using Factorization

Authors: Myung Hwangbo, Jun-Sik Kim, Takeo Kanade

A Robot that Approaches Pedestrians

Authors: Satoru Satake, Takayuki Kanda, Dylan F. Glas, Michita Imai, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Norihiro Hagita

High-Speed Magnetic Microrobot Actuation in a Microfluidic Chip by a Fine V-Groove Surface

Authors: Masaya Hagiwara, Tomohiro Kawahara, Toru Iijima, Fumihito Arai

Development of Tool-Type Devices for a Multifingered Haptic Interface Robot

Authors: Takahiro Endo, Satoshi Tanimura, Haruhisa Kawasaki

Heart Motion Prediction Based on Adaptive Estimation Algorithms for Robotic-Assisted Beating Heart Surgery

Authors: E. Erdem Tuna, Timothy J. Franke, zkan Bebek, Akira Shiose, Kiyotaka Fukamachi, M. Cenk Cavuolu

Functional Roles of Phase Resetting in the Gait Transition of a Biped Robot From Quadrupedal to Bipedal Locomotion

Authors: Shinya Aoi, Yoshimasa Egi, Ryuichi Sugimoto, Tsuyoshi Yamashita, Soichiro Fujiki, Kazuo Tsuchiya

Enhanced Targeting in Breast Tissue Using a Robotic Tissue Preloading-Based Needle Insertion System

Authors: Yo Kobayashi, Makiko Suzuki, Atsushi Kato, Maya Hatano, Kozo Konishi, Makoto Hashizume, Masakatsu G. Fujie

Modeling and Control of a Snake-Like Robot Using the Screw-Drive Mechanism

Authors: Hiroaki Fukushima, Shogo Satomura, Toru Kawai, Motoyasu Tanaka, Tetsushi Kamegawa, Fumitoshi Matsuno

Dynamic Nonprehensile Manipulation for Rotating a Thin Deformable Object: An Analogy to Bipedal Gaits

Authors: Ixchel Georgina Ramirez-Alpizar, Mitsuru Higashimori, Makoto Kaneko, Chia-Hung Dylan Tsai, Imin Kao

Fast Humanoid Robot Collision-Free Footstep Planning Using Swept Volume Approximations

Authors: Nicolas Perrin, Olivier Stasse, Leo Baudouin, Florent Lamiraux, Eiichi Yoshida

Chance-Constrained Optimal Path Planning With Obstacles

Authors: Lars Blackmore, Masahiro Ono, Brian C. Williams

Development and Analysis of a Sliding Tactile Soft Fingertip Embedded With a Microforce/Moment Sensor

Authors: Van Anh Ho, Dzung Viet Dao, Susumu Sugiyama, Shinichi Hirai

Haptic Device Using a Newly Developed Redundant Parallel Mechanism

Authors: Jumpei Arata, Hiroyuki Kondo, Norio Ikedo, Hideo Fujimoto

A 2-D Passive-Dynamic-Running Biped With Elastic Elements

Authors: Dai Owaki, Masatoshi Koyama, Shin'ichi Yamaguchi, Shota Kubo, Akio Ishiguro

Task-Specific Generalization of Discrete and Periodic Dynamic Movement Primitives

Authors: Ales Ude, Andrej Gams, Tamim Asfour, Jun Morimoto

A Communication Robot in a Shopping Mall

Authors: Takayuki Kanda, Masahiro Shiomi, Zenta Miyashita, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Norihiro Hagita

Proxy-Based Sliding Mode Control: A Safer Extension of PID Position Control

Authors: Ryo Kikuuwe, S. Yasukouchi, Hideo Fujimoto, Motoji Yamamoto

Sliding-Mode Velocity Control of Mobile-Wheeled Inverted-Pendulum Systems

Authors: Jian Huang, Zhi-Hong Guan, Takayuki Matsuno, Toshio Fukuda, Kosuke Sekiyama

Time Parameterization of Humanoid-Robot Paths

Authors: Wael Suleiman, Fumio Kanehiro, Eiichi Yoshida, Jean-Paul Laumond, Andr Monin

A Probabilistic Particle-Control Approximation of Chance-Constrained Stochastic Predictive Control

Authors: Lars Blackmore, Masahiro Ono, Askar Bektassov, Brian C. Williams

A Fundamental Study of Wing Actuation for a 6-in-Wingspan Flapping Microaerial Vehicle

Authors: Masaki Hamamoto, Yoshiji Ohta, Keita Hara, Toshiaki Hisada

A Model of Proximity Control for Information-Presenting Robots

Authors: Fumitaka Yamaoka, Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Norihiro Hagita

Abstracting People's Trajectories for Social Robots to Proactively Approach Customers

Authors: Takayuki Kanda, Dylan F. Glas, Masahiro Shiomi, Norihiro Hagita

A Miniature Mobile Robot for Navigation and Positioning on the Beating Heart

Authors: Nicholas A. Patronik, Takeyoshi Ota, Marco A. Zenati, Cameron N. Riviere

Dynamic Manipulation Inspired by the Handling of a Pizza Peel

Authors: Mitsuru Higashimori, Keisuke Utsumi, Yasutaka Omoto, Makoto Kaneko

Strategies for Humanoid Robots to Dynamically Walk Over Large Obstacles

Authors: Olivier Stasse, Bjrn Verrelst, Bram Vanderborght, Kazuhito Yokoi

Dynamic Manipulability of Multifingered Grasping

Authors: Yasuyoshi Yokokohji, Jose San Martin, Masaki Fujiwara

Construction Methodology for a Remote Ultrasound Diagnostic System

Authors: Norihiro Koizumi, Shin'ichi Warisawa, Mitsuru Nagoshi, Hiroyuki Hashizume, Mamoru Mitsuishi

Guest Editorial Special Issue on Rehabilitation Robotics

Authors: Eugenio Guglielmelli, Michelle J. Johnson, Takahori Shibata

Development of a Flying Robot With a Pantograph-Based Variable Wing Mechanism

Authors: Naohiro Hara, Kazuo Tanaka, Hiroshi Ohtake, Hua O. Wang

Planning 3-D Collision-Free Dynamic Robotic Motion Through Iterative Reshaping

Authors: Eiichi Yoshida, Claudia Esteves, Igor R. Belousov, Jean-Paul Laumond, Takeshi Sakaguchi, Kazuhito Yokoi

Adapting Robot Behavior for Human--Robot Interaction

Authors: Noriaki Mitsunaga, Christian Smith, Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Norihiro Hagita

Analysis of Humanoid Appearances in Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Takayuki Kanda, Takahiro Miyashita, Taku Osada, Yuji Haikawa, Hiroshi Ishiguro

A Robust Speech Recognition System for Communication Robots in Noisy Environments

Authors: Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Shigeki Matsuda, Takayuki Kanda, Takatoshi Jitsuhiro, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Satoshi Nakamura, Norihiro Hagita

Development of the Tactile Sensor System of a Human-Interactive Robot "RI-MAN"

Authors: Toshiharu Mukai, Masaki Onishi, Tadashi Odashima, Shinya Hirano, Zhi Wei Luo

Casting Manipulation - Midair Control of a Gripper by Impulsive Force

Authors: Hitoshi Arisumi, Kazuhito Yokoi, Kiyoshi Komoriya

Electrostatically Actuated Robotic Fish: Design and Control for High-Mobility Open-Loop Swimming

Authors: Zu Guang Zhang, Norio Yamashita, Masahiko Gondo, Akio Yamamoto, Toshiro Higuchi

Image Stabilization for In Vivo Microscopy by High-Speed Visual Feedback Control

Authors: Sungon Lee, Yoshihiko Nakamura, Katsu Yamane, T. Toujo, S. Takahashi, Y. Tanikawa, H. Takahashi

Guest Editorial Special Issue on Biorobotics

Authors: Paolo Dario, Blake Hannaford, Atsuo Takanishi

Guest Editorial Special Issue on Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Cecilia Laschi, Cynthia Breazeal, Yasushi Nakauchi

A Control Approach Based on Passive Behavior to Enhance User Interaction

Authors: Oscar Chuy, Yasuhisa Hirata, Zhi Dong Wang, Kazuhiro Kosuge

Motion Control of Passive Intelligent Walker Using Servo Brakes

Authors: Yasuhisa Hirata, Asami Hara, Kazuhiro Kosuge

Accelerating Robot Development Through Integral Analysis of Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Tijn Kooijmans, Takayuki Kanda, Christoph Bartneck, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Norihiro Hagita

A Two-Month Field Trial in an Elementary School for Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction

Authors: Takayuki Kanda, Rumi Sato, Naoki Saiwaki, Hiroshi Ishiguro

Robust Recognition of Simultaneous Speech by a Mobile Robot

Authors: Jean-Marc Valin, Seiichi Yamamoto, Jean Rouat, Franois Michaud, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Hiroshi G. Okuno

Dynamic Capturing Strategy for a 2-D Stick-Shaped Object Based on Friction Independent Collision

Authors: Mitsuru Higashimori, Maiko Kimura, Idaku Ishii, Makoto Kaneko

Spatial Motion Constraints Using Virtual Fixtures Generated by Anatomy

Authors: Ming Li, Masaru Ishii, Russell H. Taylor

Admittance and Impedance Representations of Friction Based on Implicit Euler Integration

Authors: Ryo Kikuuwe, Naoyuki Takesue, Akihito Sano, Hiromi Mochiyama, Hideo Fujimoto

Stepping over obstacles with humanoid robots

Authors: Yisheng Guan, Ee Sian Neo, Kazuhito Yokoi, Kazuo Tanie

Acquisition of intermediate goals for an agent executing multiple tasks

Authors: Yusuke Fukazawa, Chomchana Trevai, Jun Ota, Tamio Arai

Reaching movements in dynamic environments: how do we move flexible objects?

Authors: Mikhail M. Svinin, Igor Goncharenko, Zhi Wei Luo, Shigeyuki Hosoe

Master-Slave Electric Cart Control System for Maintaining/Improving Physical Strength

Authors: Jin-Hua She, Yasuhiro Ohyama, Hiroyuki Kobayashi

Online polygon search by a seven-state boundary 1-searcher

Authors: Tsunehiko Kameda, Masafumi Yamashita, Ichiro Suzuki

Dynamics and balance of a humanoid robot during manipulation tasks

Authors: Kensuke Harada, Shuuji Kajita, Kenji Kaneko, Hirohisa Hirukawa

Representation for knot-tying tasks

Authors: Jun Takamatsu, Takuma Morita, Koichi Ogawara, Hiroshi Kimura, Katsushi Ikeuchi

A fingerprint pointing device utilizing the deformation of the fingertip during the incipient slip

Authors: Yuichi Kurita, Atsutoshi Ikeda, Jun Ueda, Tsukasa Ogasawara

Application of a multi-DOF ultrasonic servomotor in an auditory tele-existence robot

Authors: Hiroshi Kawano, Hideyuki Ando, Tatsuya Hirahara, Cheolho Yun, Sadayuki Ueha

Sensory reflex control for humanoid walking

Authors: Qiang Huang and Yoshihiko Nakamura

Control of an object with parallel surfaces by a pair of finger robots without object sensing

Authors: Ryuta Ozawa, Suguru Arimoto, Shinsuke Nakamura, Ji-Hun Bae

A Learning Approach to Robotic Table Tennis

Authors: Michiya Matsushima, Takaaki Hashimoto, Masahiro Takeuchi, Fumio Miyazaki

Microrobotic Visual Control of Motile Cells Using High-Speed Tracking System

Authors: Naoko Ogawa, Hiromasa Oku, Koichi Hashimoto, Masatoshi Ishikawa

Electroencephalogram-Based Control of an Electric Wheelchair

Authors: Kazuo Tanaka, Kazuyuki Matsunaga, Hua O. Wang

Performance analysis of a 3-2-1 pose estimation device

Authors: Federico Thomas, Erika Ottaviano, Llus Ros, Marco Ceccarelli

Autonomous evolution of dynamic gaits with two quadruped robots

Authors: Gregory S. Hornby, Seiichi Takamura, Takashi Yamamoto, Masahiro Fujita

Omnidirectional static walking of a quadruped robot

Authors: Shugen Ma, Takashi Tomiyama, Hideyuki Wada

A sensor fusion approach for recognizing continuous human grasping sequences using hidden Markov models

Authors: Keni Bernardin, Koichi Ogawara, Katsushi Ikeuchi, Rdiger Dillmann

Keeping features in the field of view in eye-in-hand visual servoing: a switching approach

Authors: Graziano Chesi, Koichi Hashimoto, Domenico Prattichizzo, Antonio Vicino

Ground-space bilateral teleoperation of ETS-VII robot arm by direct bilateral coupling under 7-s time delay condition

Authors: Takashi Imaida, Yasuyoshi Yokokohji, Toshitsugu Doi, Mitsushige Oda, Tsuneo Yoshikawa

A novel gait generation for biped walking robots based on mechanical energy constraint

Authors: Fumihiko Asano, Masaki Yamakita, Norihiro Kamamichi, Zhi Wei Luo

Model-based space robot teleoperation of ETS-VII manipulator

Authors: Woo-Keun Yoon, Toshihiko Goshozono, Hiroshi Kawabe, Masahiro Kinami, Yuichi Tsumaki, Masaru Uchiyama, Mitsushige Oda, Toshitsugu Doi

Friction estimation by pressing an elastic finger-shaped sensor against a surface

Authors: Takashi Maeno, Tomoyuki Kawamura, Sen-Chieh Cheng

Dynamic sliding PID control for tracking of robot manipulators: theory and experiments

Authors: Vicente Parra-Vega, Suguru Arimoto, Yun-Hui Liu, Gerd Hirzinger, Prasad Akella

FAce MOUSe: A novel human-machine interface for controlling the position of a laparoscope

Authors: Atsushi Nishikawa, Toshinori Hosoi, Kengo Koara, Daiji Negoro, Ayae Hikita, Shuichi Asano, Haruhiko Kakutani, Fumio Miyazaki, Mitsugu Sekimoto, Masayoshi Yasui, Yasuhiro Miyake, Shuji Takiguchi, Morito Monden

A new robot architecture for tele-echography

Authors: Adriana Vilchis Gonzales, Jocelyne Troccaz, Philippe Cinquin, Kohji Masuda, Franck Pellissier

Stem cell harvesting device with passive flexible drilling unit for bone marrow transplantation

Authors: Kota Ohashi, Nobuhiko Hata, Tomoko Matsumura, Toru Ogata, Naoki Yahagi, Ichiro Sakuma, Takeyoshi Dohi

Approximate Jacobian control for robots with uncertain kinematics and dynamics

Authors: Chien-Chern Cheah, Masanori Hirano, Sadao Kawamura, Suguru Arimoto

A holonic architecture for easy reconfiguration of robotic assembly systems

Authors: Masao Sugi, Yusuke Maeda, Yasumichi Aiyama, Tomokazu Harada, Tamio Arai

Motion planning of multiple mobile robots for Cooperative manipulation and transportation

Authors: Atsushi Yamashita, Tamio Arai, Jun Ota, Hajime Asama

A human-assisting manipulator teleoperated by EMG signals and arm motions

Authors: Osamu Fukuda, Toshio Tsuji, Makoto Kaneko, Akira Otsuka

Obstacle avoidance of manipulators with rate constraints

Authors: Toshiharu Sugie, Kenji Fujimoto, Yutaka Kito

Guest editorial advances in multirobot systems

Authors: Tamio Arai, Enrico Pagello, Lynne E. Parker

Human-supervised multiple mobile robot system

Authors: Akio Nakamura, Jun Ota, Tamio Arai

A sufficient condition for manipulation of Envelope Family

Authors: Kensuke Harada, Makoto Kaneko, Toshio Tsuji

Interference-free polyhedral configurations for stacking

Authors: Venkateswara R. Ayyadevara, David A. Bourne, Kenji Shimada, Robert H. Sturges

Omni-directional robot and adaptive control method for off-road running

Authors: Peng Chen, Shinichiro Mitsutake, Takashi Isoda, Tielin Shi

The chaotic mobile robot

Authors: Yoshihiko Nakamura and Akinori Sekiguchi

Design of steering mechanism and control of nonholonomic trailer systems

Authors: Yoshihiko Nakamura, Hideaki Ezaki, Yuegang Tan, Woojin Chung

Planning walking patterns for a biped robot

Authors: Qiang Huang, Kazuhito Yokoi, Shuuji Kajita, Kenji Kaneko, Hirohiko Arai, Noriho Koyachi, Kazuo Tanie

A "constrain and move" approach to distributed object manipulation

Authors: Majid Nili Ahmadabadi and Eiji Nakano

Design and control of the nonholonomic manipulator

Authors: Yoshihiko Nakamura, Woojin Chung, Ole Jakob Srdalen

A macro-level scheduling method using Lagrangian relaxation

Authors: Yuanhui Zhang, Peter B. Luh, Katsumi Narimatsu, T. Moriya, T. Shimada, Lei Fang

Self-assembly and self-repair method for a distributed mechanical system

Authors: Kohji Tomita, Satoshi Murata, Haruhisa Kurokawa, Eiichi Yoshida, Shigeru Kokaji

Reaction null-space control of flexible structure mounted manipulator systems

Authors: Dragomir N. Nenchev, Kazuya Yoshida, Prasart Vichitkulsawat, Masaru Uchiyama

Distributed memoryless point convergence algorithm for mobile robots with limited visibility

Authors: Hideki Ando, Yoshinobu Oasa, Ichiro Suzuki, Masafumi Yamashita

Foreword special section on virtual reality in robotics and automation

Authors: Antal K. Bejczy, Kazuo Tanie, Philippe Coiffet

Three-dimensional odor compass

Authors: Hiroshi Ishida, Akito Kobayashi, Takamichi Nakamoto, Toyosaka Moriizumi

On the trajectory planning of a planar elastic manipulator under gravity

Authors: Pritam Kumar Sarkar, Motoji Yamamoto, Akira Mohri

Subspace methods for robot vision

Authors: Shree K. Nayar, Sameer A. Nene, Hiroshi Murase

Estimating precise edge position by camera motion

Authors: Koji Kato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Saburo Tsuji

Visual servoing with hand-eye manipulator-optimal control approach

Authors: Koichi Hashimoto, Takumi Ebine, Hidenori Kimura

Hybrid position/force control of flexible-macro/rigid-micro manipulator systems

Authors: Tsuneo Yoshikawa, Kensuke Harada, Atsushi Matsumoto

Dextrous hand grasping force optimization

Authors: Martin Buss, Hideki Hashimoto, John B. Moore

Optimal design of robot accuracy compensators

Authors: Hanqi Zhuang, Zvi S. Roth, Fumio Hamano

Exploiting nonholonomic redundancy of free-flying space robots

Authors: Yoshihiko Nakamura and Ranjan Mukherjee

A tactile sensor system for universal joint sections of manipulators

Authors: Yoji Yamada, Kazuhisa Shin, Nuio Tsuchida, Mataji Komai

A modified Stewart platform manipulator with improved dexterity

Authors: Robert S. Stoughton and Tatsuo Arai

Automated tracking and grasping of a moving object with a robotic hand-eye system

Authors: Peter K. Allen, Aleksandar Timcenko, Billibon H. Yoshimi, Paul Michelman

A torque sensing technique for robots with harmonic drives

Authors: Minoru Hashimoto, Yoshihide Kiyosawa, Richard P. Paul

Visual tracking of a moving target by a camera mounted on a robot: a combination of control and vision

Authors: Nikolaos P. Papanikolopoulos, Pradeep K. Khosla, Takeo Kanade

Dynamic control of a manipulator with passive joints in operational space

Authors: Hirohiko Arai, Kazuo Tanie, Susumu Tachi

On a new torque sensor for tendon drive fingers

Authors: Makoto Kaneko, Kazuhito Yokoi, Kazuo Tanie

Determining shape and reflectance of hybrid surfaces by photometric sampling

Authors: Shree K. Nayar, Katsushi Ikeuchi, Takeo Kanade

Base parameters of manipulator dynamic models

Authors: Hirokazu Mayeda, Koji Yoshida, Koichi Osuka

Motion control of a robot arm using joint torque sensors

Authors: Kazuhiro Kosuge, H. Takeuchi, Katsuhisa Furuta

Terminal-link parameter estimation of robotic manipulators

Authors: Haruhisa Kawasaki and Kunitoshi Nishimura

Robot control in the neighborhood of singular points

Authors: Mitsuji Sampei and Katsuhisa Furuta

Vehicle path specification by a sequence of straight lines

Authors: Yutaka Kanayama and Shin'ichi Yuta

A control algorithm for hexapod walking machine over soft ground

Authors: Makoto Kaneko, Kazuo Tanie, Nor Bin Mohamad Than

Force control of servomechanism using adaptive control

Authors: Tetsuro Yabuta, Takayuki Yamada, Takeshi Tsujimura, H. Sakata