Jun 6, 2019

Humanoid Robotics: A Reference (Springer)

Humanoid Robotics: A Reference (Springer) has been published. Assoc. Prof. Hashimoto wrote a part of the book.

  • Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “WABIAN and Other Waseda Robots,” Humanoid Robotics: A Reference, pp. 265-289, Springer, 2019.
  • Tatsuhiro Kishi, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Human-Like Face and Head Mechanism,” Humanoid Robotics: A Reference, pp. 571-596, Springer, 2019.

Jun 3, 2019

Disaster Robotics – Results from the ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge (Springer)

Disaster Robotics – Results from the ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge (Springer) has been published. Assoc. Prof. Hashimoto wrote a part of the book.

  • Kenji Hashimoto, Takashi Matsuzawa, Xiao Sun, Tomofumi Fujiwara, Xixun Wang, Yasuaki Konishi, Noritaka Sato, Takahiro Endo, Fumitoshi Matsuno, Naoyuki Kubota, Yuichiro Toda, Naoyuki Takesue, Kazuyoshi Wada, Tetsuya Mouri, Haruhisa Kawasaki, Akio Namiki, Yang Liu, Atsuo Takanishi and Satoshi Tadokoro, “WAREC-1 – A Four-Limbed Robot with Advanced Locomotion and Manipulation Capabilities,” Disaster Robotics – Results from the ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge, pp. 327-397, Springer, January, 2019.

May 26, 2019

ICRA 2019 @Montreal, Canada

We presented one paper at ICRA 2019 @Montreal, Canada.

  • Juri Shimizu, Takuya Otani, Hideki Mizukami, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Experimental Validation of High-Efficiency Hydraulic Direct-Drive System for a Biped Humanoid Robot—Comparison with Valve-Based Control System,” Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2019), pp. 9453-9458, Montreal, Canada, May, 2019.

May 25, 2019

SICFP19 @Tampere, Finland

We presented one paper at SICFP19 @Tampere, Finland.

  • Juri Shimizu, Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Simulation of a Hydraulic Direct-Drive System for a Biped Walking Robot,” Proceedings of the 16th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power (SICFP19), B6.1, Tampere, Finland, May, 2019.

Nov 9, 2018

Humanoids 2018 @Beijing, China

We presented three papers at Humanoids 2018 in Beijing, China.

  • Juri Shimizu, Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Downsizing the Motors of a Biped Robot Using a Hydraulic Direct Drive System,” Proceedings of the 18th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2018), pp. 580-586, Beijing, China, November, 2018.
  • Yukitoshi Minami Shiguematsu, Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Effects of Biped Humanoid Robot Walking Gaits on Sparse Visual Odometry Algorithms,” Proceedings of the 18th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2018), pp. 160-165, Beijing, China, November, 2018.
  • Xiao Sun, Syota Hayashi, Kenji Hashimoto, Takashi Matsuzawa, Yuki Yoshida, Nobuaki Sakai, Asaki Imai, Masahiro Okawara, Kengo Kumagai, Takanobu Matsubara, Koki Yamaguchi and Atsuo Takanishi, “Error Compensation System with Proximity Sensors for Vertical Ladder Climbing of the Robot “WAREC-1”,” Proceedings of the 18th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2018), pp. 40-46, Beijing, China, November, 2018.

Oct 5, 2018

IROS 2018 @Madrid, Spain

We presented two papers at IROS 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

  • Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Hiroki Ueta, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Jumping Motion Generation of a Humanoid Robot Utilizing Human-like Joint Elasticity,” Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018), pp. 8707-8714, Madrid, Spain, October, 2018.
  • Takashi Matsuzawa, Asaki Imai, Kenji Hashimoto, Tomotaka Teramachi, Xiao Sun, Shunsuke Kimura, Nobuaki Sakai, Yuki Yoshida, Kengo Kumagai, Takanobu Matsubara, Koki Yamaguchi and Atsuo Takanishi, “End-effector with a Hook and Two Fingers for the Locomotion and Simple Work of a Four-limbed Robot,” Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018), pp. 2727-2732, Madrid, Spain, October, 2018.