159views more  TROB 2010»
13 years 1 months ago
Task-Specific Generalization of Discrete and Periodic Dynamic Movement Primitives
Abstract--Acquisition of new sensorimotor knowledge by imitation is a promising paradigm for robot learning. To be effective, action learning should not be limited to direct replic...
Ales Ude, Andrej Gams, Tamim Asfour, Jun Morimoto
128views Control Systems» more  SMC 2010»
13 years 4 months ago
Detailed requirements for robots in autism therapy
—Robot-based autism therapy is a rapidly developing area of research, with a wide variety of robots being developed for use in clinical settings. Specific, detailed requirements ...
Nicole Giullian, Daniel J. Ricks, Alan Atherton, M...
115views more  AROBOTS 2002»
13 years 6 months ago
Statistical Learning for Humanoid Robots
The complexity of the kinematic and dynamic structure of humanoid robots make conventional analytical approaches to control increasingly unsuitable for such systems. Learning techn...
Sethu Vijayakumar, Aaron D'Souza, Tomohiro Shibata...
140views more  TROB 2008»
13 years 6 months ago
Analysis of Humanoid Appearances in Human-Robot Interaction
- It is important to identify how much the appearance of a humanoid robot affects human behaviors toward it. We compared participants' impressions of and behaviors toward two ...
Takayuki Kanda, Takahiro Miyashita, Taku Osada, Yu...
155views more  IJHR 2008»
13 years 6 months ago
The Challenge of Motion Planning for Soccer Playing Humanoid Robots
Motion planning for humanoids faces several challenging issues: high dimensionality of the configuration space, necessity to address balance constraints in single and double suppo...
Stefano Carpin, Marcelo Kallmann, Enrico Pagello
13 years 8 months ago
Humanoid Agents as Hosts, Advisors, Companions, and Jesters
Humanoid agents can serve in a variety of activities ranging from hosts, to advisors and coaches, to teachers and to humous companions. This paper explores recent research in huma...
Candace L. Sidner
13 years 10 months ago
Humanoid robots as a passive-social medium: a field experiment at a train station
This paper reports a method that uses humanoid robots as a communication medium. There are many interactive robots under development, but due to their limited perception, their in...
Kotaro Hayashi, Daisuke Sakamoto, Takayuki Kanda, ...
124views Robotics» more  ICRA 2000»
13 years 11 months ago
The Augmented Object Model: Cooperative Manipulation and Parallel Mechanism Dynamics
in Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, April 2000 The augmented object model provided the basis for effective coopera...
Kyong-Sok Chang, Robert Holmberg, Oussama Khatib
141views Robotics» more  ICRA 2002»
13 years 11 months ago
Realtime Humanoid Motion Generation through ZMP Manipulation Based on Inverted Pendulum Control
Humanoid robot is expected as a rational form of machine to act in the real human environment and support people through interaction with them. Current humanoid robots, however, l...
Tomomichi Sugihara, Yoshihiko Nakamura, Hirochika ...
121views Robotics» more  ICRA 2003»
13 years 11 months ago
Experimental evaluation of the dynamic simulation of biped walking of humanoid robots
We have been developing a software platform, called OpenHRP, for humanoid robotics which consists of a dynamic simulator and motion control library for humanoid robots. This paper...
Hirohisa Hirukawa, Fumio Kanehiro, Shuuji Kajita, ...