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AAAI
2012
7 years 2 months ago
Design and Optimization of an Omnidirectional Humanoid Walk: A Winning Approach at the RoboCup 2011 3D Simulation Competition
This paper presents the design and learning architecture for an omnidirectional walk used by a humanoid robot soccer agent acting in the RoboCup 3D simulation environment. The wal...
Patrick MacAlpine, Samuel Barrett, Daniel Urieli, ...
EGITALY
2011
7 years 12 months ago
Gestural Interaction for Robot Motion Control
Recent advances in gesture recognition made the problem of controlling a humanoid robot in the most natural possible way an interesting challenge. Learning from Demonstration fie...
Giuseppe Broccia, Marco Livesu, Riccardo Scateni
ACII
2011
Springer
8 years 5 days ago
Expressive Gesture Model for Humanoid Robot
Abstract. This paper presents an expressive gesture model that generates communicative gestures accompanying speech for the humanoid robot Nao. The research work focuses mainly on ...
Le Quoc Anh, Catherine Pelachaud
HRI
2011
ACM
8 years 3 months ago
A comparison of machine learning techniques for modeling human-robot interaction with children with autism
Several machine learning techniques are used to model the behavior of children with autism interacting with a humanoid robot, comparing a static model to a dynamic model using han...
Elaine Short, David Feil-Seifer, Maja J. Mataric
TROB
2010
103views more  TROB 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
Time Parameterization of Humanoid-Robot Paths
Abstract--This paper proposes a unified optimization framework to solve the time parameterization problem of humanoid robot paths. Even though the time parameterization problem is ...
Wael Suleiman, Fumio Kanehiro, Eiichi Yoshida, Jea...
ICRA
2009
IEEE
130views Robotics» more  ICRA 2009»
8 years 10 months ago
Regrasp planning for pivoting manipulation by a humanoid robot
A method of regrasp planning for humanoid robot manipulation is proposed. We adopt pivoting manipulation for the humanoid robot to move a bulky object without lifting in a stable a...
Eiichi Yoshida, Mathieu Poirier, Jean-Paul Laumond...
ICRA
2010
IEEE
117views Robotics» more  ICRA 2010»
8 years 10 months ago
Learning reliable and efficient navigation with a humanoid
Reliable and efficient navigation with a humanoid robot is a difficult task. First, the motion commands are executed rather inaccurately due to backlash in the joints or foot slipp...
Stefan Oßwald, Armin Hornung, Maren Bennewit...
AROBOTS
2010
134views more  AROBOTS 2010»
8 years 10 months ago
Pivoting based manipulation by a humanoid robot
Abstract In this paper we address whole-body manipulation of bulky objects by a humanoid robot. We adopt a "pivoting" manipulation method that allows the humanoid to disp...
Eiichi Yoshida, Mathieu Poirier, Jean-Paul Laumond...
ICRA
2010
IEEE
106views Robotics» more  ICRA 2010»
8 years 10 months ago
Generalized direction changing fall control of humanoid robots among multiple objects
— Humanoid robots are expected to share human environments in the future and it is important to ensure safety of their operation. A serious threat to safety is the fall of a huma...
Umashankar Nagarajan, Ambarish Goswami
ICRA
2010
IEEE
148views Robotics» more  ICRA 2010»
8 years 10 months ago
Geodesic trajectory generation on learnt skill manifolds
Abstract— Humanoid robots are appealing due to their inherent dexterity. However, these potential benefits may only be realized if the corresponding motion synthesis procedure i...
Ioannis Havoutis, Subramanian Ramamoorthy
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