Jul 5, 2020

International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation

Our paper was accepted to the International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation.

  • Takashi Matsuzawa, Ayanori Koizumi, Kenji Hashimoto, Xiao Sun, Shinya Hamamoto, Tomotaka Teramachi, Nobuaki Sakai, Shunsuke Kimura and Atsuo Takanishi, “Crawling and Foot Trajectory Modification Control for Legged Robot on Uneven Terrain,” International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.1-10, 2020.

Mar 26, 2020

AY2019 Diploma Presentation

One second-year master’s student and seven fourth-year undergraduates completed their degrees.
In addition, Mr. Koki Tsuda received the Alumni Association Academic Excellence Award.

Mar 1, 2020

International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR)

Our paper was accepted to the International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR).

  • Martim Brandão, Rui Figueiredo, Kazuki Takagi, Alexandre Bernardino, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Placing and scheduling many depth sensors for wide coverage and efficient mapping in versatile legged robots,” International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 431-460, 2020.

Feb 28, 2020

ICMCR 2020@Tokyo, Japan

We presented two papers at ICMCR 2020@Tokyo, Japan.

  • Takuya Kanda, Li Qi, Kazuya Miyakawa, Jeonghwang Hayashi, Jun Ohya, Hiroyuki Ogata, Kenji Hashimoto, Xiao Sun, Takashi Matsuzawa, Hiroshi Naito, and Atsuo Takanishi, “Estimating the Orientation of 3D-Structured Switches Using Information Obtained by the RGB-D Camera Attached to a Disaster Response Robot,” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Mechatronics, Control and Robotics (ICMCR 2020), Tokyo, Japan, Februay, 2020.
  • Kazuya Miyagawa, Takuya Kanda, Jun Ohya, Hiroyuki Ogata, Kenji Hashimoto, Takashi Matsuzawa, Keisuke Namura, and Atsuo Takanishi, “Automatic Estimation of the Position and Orientation of Stairs to Be Reached and Climbed by a Disaster Response Robot by Analyzing 2D Image and 3D Point Cloud,” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Mechatronics, Control and Robotics (ICMCR 2020), Tokyo, Japan, Februay, 2020.

Jan 17, 2020

SII 2020@Hawaii, USA

We presented one paper at SII 2020@Hawaii, USA.

  • Yuichi Mizukoshi, Ryuta Sato, Takahiro Eto, Mitsuhiro Kamezaki, Ayaka Matsuzaka, Yang Liu, Akio Namiki, Asaki Imai, Takashi Matsuzawa, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi, Hiroyasu Iwata, “A Low Cognitive Load and Reduced Motion Sickness Inducing Zoom Method Based on Typical Gaze Movement for Master–Slave Teleoperation Systems with HMD,” Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII 2020), pp. 28-33, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, January, 2020.

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.