Nov 11, 2019

IROS 2019@Macau, China

We presented three papers at IROS 2019 @Macau, China.

  • Keishi Nishikawa, Asaki Imai, Kazuya Miyakawa, Takuya Kanda, Takashi Matsuzawa, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi, Hiroyuki Ogata and Jun Ohya, “Disaster Response Robot’s Autonomous Manipulation of Valves in Disaster Sites Based on Visual Analyses of RGBD Images,” Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2019), pp. 4790-4797, Macau, Canada, November, 2019.
  • Takashi Matsuzawa, Takanobu Matsubara, Keisuke Namura, Xiao Sun, Asaki Imai, Masahiro Okawara, Shunsuke Kimura, Kengo Kumagai, Koki Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Naito, Takehiro Sato, Kota Terae, Masatsugu Murakami, Shunya Yoshida, Atsuo Takanishi, and Kenji Hashimoto, “Moving Onto High Steps for a Four-Limbed Robot with Torso Contact,” Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2019), pp. 6324-6331, Macau, Canada, November, 2019.
  • Juri Shimizu, Takuya Otani, Hideki Mizukami, Kenji Hashimoto, and Atsuo Takanishi, “Experimental Validation of Hydraulic Interlocking Drive System for Biped Humanoid Robot,” Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2019), pp. 7163-7369, Macau, Canada, November, 2019.

Oct 21, 2019

Humanoids 2019@Toronto, Canada

We presented one paper at Humanoids 2019@Toronto, Canada.

  • Hiroki Mineshita, Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim, and Atsuo Takanishi, “Robotic Ankle Mechanism Capable of Kicking While Jumping and Running and Adaptable to Change in Running Speed,” Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2019), Toronto, Canada, October, 2019.

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.