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ICRA
2006
IEEE
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Programmable Central Pattern Generators: an Application to Biped Locomotion Control
— We present a system of coupled nonlinear oscillators to be used as programmable central pattern generators, and apply it to control the locomotion of a humanoid robot. Central ...
Ludovic Righetti, Auke Jan Ijspeert
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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Transfer of Learning for Complex Task Domains: a Demonstration using Multiple Robots
— This paper demonstrates a learning mechanism for complex tasks. Such tasks may be inherently expensive to learn in terms of training time and/or cost of obtaining each training...
Sameer Singh, Julie A. Adams
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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Real-time 3D Ultrasound-based Servoing of a Surgical Instrument
Abstract – This paper presents a real-time 3D ultrasoundguided robotic system, designed to autonomously navigate a surgical instrument to surgeon-specified target points. The sys...
Jeffrey A. Stoll, Paul M. Novotny, Robert D. Howe,...
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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A Quantitative Test for the Robustness of Graspless Manipulation
Abstract— In this paper, the robustness of graspless manipulation (or nonprehensile manipulation) is investigated. We derive some new constraints for static frictional forces in ...
Yusuke Maeda, Satoshi Makita
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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SLAM with Sparse Sensing
— Most work on the simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) problem assumes the frequent availability of dense information about the environment such as that provided by a la...
Kristopher R. Beevers, Wesley H. Huang
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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Portability and Applicability of Virtual Fixtures across Medical and Manufacturing Tasks
– Virtual fixtures are virtual constraints that enhance human performance in motion tasks. They can either confine and/or guide a user’s motion. In this paper, we use a commerc...
Henry C. Lin, Keith Mills, Peter Kazanzides, Grego...
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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A Whole-body Control Framework for Humanoids Operating in Human Environments
Abstract— Tomorrow’s humanoids will operate in human environments, where efficient manipulation and locomotion skills, and safe contact interactions will be critical design fa...
Luis Sentis, Oussama Khatib
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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Thinning-based Topological Exploration using Position Probability of Topological Nodes
- Exploration is the fundamental task of guiding a robot autonomously during mapping so that it covers the entire environment with its sensors. In the frontier-based exploration, a...
Tae-Bum Kwon, Jae-Bok Song
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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The Deformatron Robot: a Biologically Inspired Homogeneous Modular Robot
Abstract— The Deformatron robot is a homogeneous, modular robot. The Deformatron modules can play one of three roles in the physical structure of the robot: bone, tendon, and mus...
Kasper Støy
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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Power Assist System for Sinusoidal Motion by Passive Element and Impedance Control
— In this paper, we propose a power assist system that amplifies sinusoidal human’s torque and attains minimization of control input requirement using an impedance control and...
Mitsunori Uemura, Katsuya Kanaoka, Sadao Kawamura
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