Publications

Journal papers / Reviewed international conference proceedings / Book chapters / Reviews in academic journals / Patents / Workshops, seminars and invited talks / Awards

Journal papers

  1. Xiao Sun, Kenji Hashimoto, Shota Hayashi, Masahiro Okawara, Takashi Mastuzawa and Atsuo Takanishi, “Stable Vertical Ladder Climbing with Rung Recognition for a Four-limbed Robot,” Journal of Bionic Engineering, Vol. 18, pp. 786–798, 2021.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/s42235-021-0058-3)
  2. Juri Shimizu, Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, and Atsuo Takanishi, “Evaluation of Tracking Control for Hydraulic Direct-drive System,” JFPS International Journal of Fluid Power System, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 17-24, 2020.
    (https://doi.org/10.5739/jfpsij.13.17)
  3. Takuya Kanda, Li Qi, Jun Ohya, Atsuo Takanishi, Hiroyuki Ogata and Kenji Hashimoto, “Estimating the Orientation of 3D-Structured Switches Using Information Obtained by the RGB-D Camera Attached to a Disaster Response Robot,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 9, No. 10, pp. 1432-1438, October, 2020.
    (https://doi.org/10.18178/ijmerr.9.10.1432-1438)
  4. Kazuya Miyagawa, Takuya Kanda, Jun Ohya, Hiroyuki Ogata, Kenji Hashimoto 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,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 1312-1321, September, 2020.
    (https://doi.org/10.18178/ijmerr.9.9.1312-1321)
  5. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMA.2020.108183)
  6. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1177/0278364919891776)
  7. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Takaya Isomichi, Akira Natsuhara, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Trunk motion control during the flight phase while hopping considering angular momentum of a humanoid,” Advanced Robotics, Vol. 32, Issue 22, pp. 1197-1206, October, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2018.1526709)
  8. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Shunsuke Miyamae, Hiroki Ueta, Akira Natsuhara, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Upper-Body Control and Mechanism of Humanoids to Compensate for Angular Momentum in Yaw Direction based on Human Running,” Applied Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 1, 16 pages, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.3390/app8010044)
  9. Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto, José Santos-Victor and Atsuo Takanishi, “Footstep Planning for Slippery and Slanted Terrain Using Human-Inspired Models,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 868-879, August, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/TRO.2016.2581219)
  10. Egidio Falotico, Nino Cauli, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Alain Berthoz, Atsuo Takanishi, Paolo Dario and Cecilia Laschi, “Head stabilization in a humanoid robot: models and implementations,” Autonomous Robots, 16 pages, July, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10514-016-9583-z)
  11. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Soichiro Shimomura, Hajime Futaki, Hiroshi Yanagino, Masaaki Yahara, Sarah Cosentino, Takashi Nozawa, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of a Humorous Humanoid Robot Capable of Quick-and-Wide Arm Motion,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 1081-1088, July, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2016.2530871)
  12. Yukitoshi Minami Shiguematsu, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-Ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Heel-Contact Toe-Off Walking Pattern Generator Based on the Linear Inverted Pendulum,” International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol. 13, No. 1, 25 pages, March, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1142/S021984361650002X)
  13. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Takaya Isomichi, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-Ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Joint Mechanism That Mimics Elastic Characteristics in Human Running,” Machines, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Article 5, January, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.3390/machines4010005)
  14. Aiman Omer, Reza Ghorbani, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Novel Design for Adjustable Stiffness Artificial Tendon for the Ankle Joint of a Bipedal Robot: Modeling & Simulation,” Machines, Vol. 4, Issue 1, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.3390/machines4010001)
  15. Martim Brandão, Ricardo Ferreira, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi and José Santos-Victor, “On Stereo Confidence Measures for Global Methods: Evaluation, New Model and Integration into Occupancy Grids,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 116-128, January, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2015.2437381)
  16. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Masaaki Yahara, Shunsuke Miyamae, Takaya Isomichi, Shintaro Hanawa, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Utilization of Human-Like Pelvic Rotation for Running Robot,” Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Vol. 2, Article 17, 9 pages, July, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2015.00017)
  17. Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Biped Robot Research at Waseda University,” Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 261-264, February, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.2991/jrnal.2015.1.4.4)
  18. Yueh-Hsuan Weng, Yusuke Sugahara, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Intersection of “Tokku” Special Zone, Robots, and the Law: A Case Study on Legal Impacts to Humanoid Robots,” International Journal of Social Robotics, Vol. 7, Issue 5, pp. 841-857, February, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12369-015-0287-x)
  19. Matthieu Destephe, Martim Brandao, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Walking in the Uncanny Valley: Importance of the Attractiveness on the Acceptance of a Robot as a Working Partner,” Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 6, No. 204, February, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00204)
  20. Aiman Omer, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Study of Bipedal Robot Walking Motion in Low Gravity: Investigation and Analysis,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 11:139, 14 pages, September, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.5772/58731)
  21. Lorenzo Jamone, Martim Brandao, Lorenzo Natale, Kenji Hashimoto, Giulio Sandini and Atsuo Takanishi, “Autonomous online generation of a motor representation of the workspace for intelligent whole-body reaching,” Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 62, Issue 4, pp. 556-567, April, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2013.12.011)
  22. Kenji Hashimoto, Kentaro Hattori, Takuya Otani, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Foot Placement Modification for a Biped Humanoid Robot with Narrow Feet,” The Scientific World Journal, Vol. 2014, Article ID 259570, 9 pages, January, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/259570)
  23. Gabriele Trovato, Massimiliano Zecca, Salvatore Sessa, Lorenzo Jamone, Jaap Ham, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Cross-cultural study on human-robot greeting interaction: acceptance and discomfort by Egyptians and Japanese,” Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 83-93, December, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.2478/pjbr-2013-0006)
  24. Gabriele Trovato, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Emotion Expressive Humanoid Head: Recognition of Facial Expressions and Symbols,” International Journal of Social Robotics, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 515-527, November, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12369-013-0213-z)
  25. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Takuya Otani, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Kei Nakata and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of a Head for bipedal Humanoid Robot Capable of High Expression Ability with Big Range of Movement of Facial Region and Facial Color (in Japanese),” Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 106-116, May, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.7210/jrsj.31.424)
  26. Gabriele Trovato, Massimiliano Zecca, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Generation of Humanoid Robot’s Facial Expressions for Context-Aware Communication,” International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol. 10, No. 1, 23 pages, March, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219843613500138)
  27. Kenji Hashimoto, Yuki Takezaki, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Walking Stabilization Based on Gait Analysis for Biped Humanoid Robot,” Advanced Robotics, Vol. 27, No. 7, pp. 541-551, March, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2013.777015)
  28. Giovanni G. Muscolo, Kenji Hashimoto, Paolo Dario and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Comparison between Two Force-Position Controllers with Gravity Compensation Simulated on a Humanoid Arm,” Journal of Robotics, Vol. 2013, Article ID 256364, 14 pages, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/256364)
  29. Giovanni G. Muscolo, Carmine T. Recchiuto, Kenji Hashimoto, Paolo Dario and Atsuo Takanishi, “Towards an Improvement of the SABIAN Humanoid Robot: from Design to Optimisation,” Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 80-84, July, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.5923/j.jmea.20120204.05)
  30. Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Disturbance Compensation Control for Biped Vehicle,” Advanced Robotics, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 407-426, February, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.1163/016918610X552178)
  31. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Kentaro Hattori, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Human-carrying Biped Walking Vehicle,” Gerontechnology,, Vol. 7, No. 2, 119-119, 2008.
    (https://doi.org/10.4017/gt.2008.07.02.056.00)
  32. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Biped Landing Pattern Modification Method and Walking Experiments in Outdoor Environment,” Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 775-784, October, 2008.
    (https://doi.org/10.20965/jrm.2008.p0775)
  33. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Swizzle Movement for Biped Walking Robot Having Passive Wheels,” Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 413-419, June, 2008.
    (https://doi.org/10.20965/jrm.2008.p0413)
  34. Yusuke Sugahara, Kenji Hashimoto, Masamiki Kawase, Terumasa Sawato, Akihiro Ohta, Chiaki Tanaka, Akihiro Hayashi, Nobutsuna Endo, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Walking Pattern Generation of Biped Walking Vehicle in Consideration of Passenger’s Passive Dynamic Model (in Japanese),” Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 842-850, September, 2007.
    (https://doi.org/10.7210/jrsj.25.842)
  35. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Masamiki Kawase, Akihiro Hayashi, Chiaki Tanaka, Akihiro Ohta, Terumasa Sawato, Nobutsuna Endo, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Realization of Outdoor Human-carrying Biped Walking by Landing Pattern Modification Method (in Japanese),” Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 851-859, September, 2007.
    (https://doi.org/10.7210/jrsj.25.851)
  36. Yusuke Sugahara, Giuseppe Carbone, Kenji Hashimoto, Marco Ceccarelli, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Experimental Stiffness Measurement of WL-16RII Biped Walking Vehicle during Walking Operation,” Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 272-280, June, 2007.
    (https://doi.org/10.20965/jrm.2007.p0272)
  37. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “New Biped Foot System Adaptable to Uneven Terrain,” Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 271-277, June, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.20965/jrm.2006.p0271)

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Reviewed international conference proceedings

  1. Asahi Anzai, Toshihide Doi, Kazuki Hashida, Xuechao Chen, Lianqiang Han, and Kenji Hashimoto, “Development of Prototype Electric-driven 2-DoF Monopod Robot for Hopping Motion,” Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2021), pp. 1182-1187, Takamatsu, Japan, August, 2021.
  2. Haoxiang Qi, Xuechao Chen, Zhangguo Yu, Gao Huang, Libo Meng, Kenji Hashimoto, and Wenxi Liao, “A vertical jump optimization strategy for one-legged robot with variable reduction ratio joint,” Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2020), pp. 262-267, Munich, Germany, July, 2021.
  3. Juri Shimizu, Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, and Atsuo Takanishi, “Simulation of an interlocking hydraulic direct-drive system for a biped walking robot,” Proc. of the 12th International Fluid Power Conference (IFK 2020), pp. 211-220, October, Dresden, Germany, 2020.
  4. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/SII46433.2020.9026260)
  5. 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. 7163-7169, Macau, Canada, November, 2019.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS40897.2019.8968253)
  6. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS40897.2019.8967833)
  7. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS40897.2019.8967586)
  8. 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), pp. 529-534, Toronto, Canada, October, 2019.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/Humanoids43949.2019.9035057)
  9. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2019.8793787)
  10. 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.
  11. Keishi Nishikawa, Jun Ohya, Hiroyuki Ogata, Kenji Hashimoto, Takashi Matsuzawa and Atsuo Takanishi, “Automatic Detection of Valves with Disaster Response Robot on Basis of Depth Camera Information,” Proceedings of the 2018 Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA 2018), 6 pages, Canberra, Australia, December, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/DICTA.2018.8615796)
  12. 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.
    (https://doi.org/ 10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2018.8624941)
  13. 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.
    (https://doi.org/ 10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2018.8625015)
  14. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2018.8625073)
  15. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2018.8594085)
  16. 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.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2018.8593422)
  17. Wei Xin Tan, Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Maximize-perturb-minimize: A fast and effective heuristic to obtain sets of locally optimal robot postures,” Proceedings of the 19th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference (TAROS 2018), pp. 3-14, Bristol, UK, July, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96728-8_1)
  18. Takashi Matsuzawa, Takanobu Matsubara, Kenji Hashimoto, Tomotaka Teramachi, Xiao Sun, Shunsuke Kimura, Nobuaki Sakai, Yuki Yoshida, Asaki Imai, Kengo Kumagai, Koki Yamaguchi, Keisuke Namura and Atsuo Takanishi, “Body Mechanism with Linear Spikes for Slippage Reduction of Four-limbed Robot Crawling on Uneven Terrain,” Proceedings of the 22nd CISM IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics and Control (RoManSy 2018), pp. 280-287, Rennes, France, June, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78963-7_36)
  19. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Akira Natsuhara, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Ankle and Foot Mechanism Mimicking Joint Stiffness and Following Motion Based on Human,” Proceedings of the 22nd CISM IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics and Control (RoManSy 2018), pp. 86-93, Rennes, France, June, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78963-7_12)
  20. Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Maximize-perturb-minimize: A fast and effective heuristic to obtain sets of locally optimal robot postures,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2017), pp. 2624-2629, Macau SAR, China, December, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2017.8324815)
  21. Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “SGD for robot motion? The effectiveness of stochastic optimization on a new benchmark for biped locomotion tasks,” Proceedings of the 17th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2017), pp. 39-46, Birmingham, UK, November, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2017.8239535)
  22. Takashi Matsuzawa, Kenji Hashimoto, Xiao Sun, Tomotaka Teramachi, Shunsuke Kimura, Nobuaki Sakai, Yuki Yoshida, Asaki Imai, Kengo Kumagai, Takanobu Matsubara, Koki Yamaguchi, Wei Xin Tan and Atsuo Takanishi, “Crawling Gait Generation Method for Four-Limbed Robot Based on Normalized Energy Stability Margin,” Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics 2017 (SSRR 2017), pp. 223-229, Shanghai, China, October, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/SSRR.2017.8088167)
  23. Kenji Hashimoto, Shunsuke Kimura, Nobuaki Sakai, Shinya Hamamoto, Ayanori Koizumi, Xiao Sun, Takashi Matsuzawa, Tomotaka Teramachi, Yuki Yoshida, Asaki Imai, Kengo Kumagai, Takanobu Matsubara, Koki Yamaguchi, Gan Ma and Atsuo Takanishi, “WAREC-1 – A Four-Limbed Robot Having High Locomotion Ability with Versatility in Locomotion Styles,” Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics 2017 (SSRR 2017), pp. 172-178, Shanghai, China, October, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/SSRR.2017.8088159)
  24. Xiao Sun, Kenji Hashimoto, Tomotaka Teramachi, Takashi Matsuzawa, Shunsuke Kimura, Nobuaki Sakai, Syota Hayashi, Yuki Yoshida and Atsuo Takanishi, “Planning and Control of Stable Ladder Climbing Motion for the Four-Limbed Robot “WAREC-1”,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017), pp. 6547-6554, Vancouver, BC, Canada, September, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2017.8206565)
  25. Kenji Hashimoto, Takashi Matsuzawa, Tomotaka Teramachi, Kazuhiro Uryu, Xiao Sun, Shinya Hamamoto, Ayanori Koizumi and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Four-Limbed Disaster-Response Robot Having High Mobility Capabilities in Extreme Environments,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017), pp. 5398-5405, Vancouver, BC, Canada, September, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2017.8206436)
  26. Takashi Matsuzawa, Ayanori Koizumi, Kenji Hashimoto, Xiao Sun, Shinya Hamamoto, Tomotaka Teramachi, Nobuaki Sakai, Shunsuke Kimura and Atsuo Takanishi, “Crawling Motion and Foot Trajectory Modification Control for Legged Robot on Rough Terrain,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2017), pp. 1976-1982, Takamatsu, Japan, August, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMA.2017.8016121)
  27. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Shunsuke Miyamae, Hiroki Ueta, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Angular Momentum Compensation in Yaw Direction using Upper Body based on Human Running,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2017), pp. 4768-4775, Singapore, May, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2017.7989554)
  28. Keishi Nishikawa, Zhao Wang, Jun Ohya, Takashi Matsuzawa, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Automatic, Accurate Estimation of the Position and Pose of a Ladder in 3D Point Cloud,” Proceedings of the 5th IIEEJJ International Workshop on Image Electronics and Visual Computing (IEVC 2017), 4 pages, Da Nang, Vietnam, February, 2017.
  29. Takashi Matsuzawa, Ayanori Koizumi, Kenji Hashimoto, Xiao Sun, Shinya Hamamoto, Tomotaka Teramachi, Shunsuke Kimura, Nobuaki Sakai and Atsuo Takanishi, “Crawling Gait for Four-limbed Robot and Simulation on Uneven Terrain,” Proceedings of the 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2016), pp. 1270-1275, Cancun, Mexico, November, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2016.7803433)
  30. Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Friction from Vision: A Study of Algorithmic and Human Performance with Consequences for Robot Perception and Teleoperation,” Proceedings of the 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2016), pp. 428-435, Cancun, Mexico, November, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2016.7803311)
  31. Martim Brandão, Yukitoshi Minami Shiguematsu, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Material Recognition CNNs and Hierarchical Planning for Biped Robot Locomotion on Slippery Terrain,” Proceedings of the 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2016), pp. 81-88, Cancun, Mexico, November, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2016.7803258)
  32. Xiao Sun, Kenji Hashimoto, Shinya Hamamoto, Ayanori Koizumi, Takashi Matsuzawa, Tomotaka Teramachi and Atsuo Takanishi, “Trajectory Generation for Ladder Climbing Motion with Separated Path and Time Planning,” Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), pp. 5782-5788, Daejeon, Kore, October, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2016.7759851)
  33. Huaxin Liu, Qiang Huang, Weimin Zhang, Xuechao Chen, Zhangguo Yu, Libo Meng, Lei Bao, Aiguo Ming, Yan Huang, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Cat-inspired Mechanical Design of Self-Adaptive Toes for a Legged Robot,” Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), pp. 2425-2430, Daejeon, Kore, October, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2016.7759378)
  34. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Takashi Nozawa, Ai Nibori, Hajime Futaki, Yusaku Miura, Megumi Shina, Kei Matsuki, Hiroshi Yanagino, Sarah Cosentino, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “One DoF Robotic Hand That Makes Human Laugh by Tickling through Rubbing Underarm,” Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), pp. 404-409, Daejeon, Kore, October, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2016.7759086)
  35. Xiao Sun, Kenji Hashimoto, Ayanori Koizumi, Shinya Hamamoto, Takashi Matsuzawa, Tomotaka Teramachi and Atsuo Takanishi, “Path-Time Independent Trajectory Planning of Ladder Climbing with Shortest Path Length for a Four-Limbed Robot,” Proceedings of the 6th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2016), pp. 188-194, Singapore, June, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523620)
  36. Takashi Matsuzawa, Kenji Hashimoto, Shinya Hamamoto, Tomotaka Teramachi, Xiao Sun, Kazuhito Uryu, Ayanori Koizumi and Atsuo Takanishi, “End-effector for Disaster Response Robot with Commonly Structured Limbs and Experiment in Climbing Vertical Ladder,” Proceedings of the 21st CISM IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics and Control (RoManSy 2016), pp. 311-319, Udine, Italy, June, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33714-2_35)
  37. Kenji Hashimoto, Kosuke Nishikawa, Juri Shimizu, Aiman Omer, Hun-Ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Disturbance Force Generator for Biped Robots,” Proceedings of the 21st CISM IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics and Control (RoManSy 2016), pp. 267-274, Udine, Italy, June, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33714-2_30)
  38. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Takaya Isomichi, Shunsuke Miyamae, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-Ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Joint Mechanism Coping with both of Active Pushing-off and Joint Stiffness Based on Human,” Proceedings of the 21st CISM IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics and Control (RoManSy 2016), pp. 243-250, Udine, Italy, June, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33714-2_27)
  39. Mitsuhiro Kamezaki, Hiroyuki Ishii, Tatsuzo Ishida, Masatoshi Seki, Ken Ichiryu, Yo Kobayashi, Kenji Hashimoto, Shigeki Sugano, Atsuo Takanishi, Masakatsu G. Fujie, Shuji Hashimoto and Hiroshi Yamakawa, “Design of Four-Arm Four-Crawler Disaster Response Robot OCTOPUS,” Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016), pp. 2840-2845, Stockholm, Sweden, May, 2016.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487447)
  40. Xinran Guo, Weimin Zhang, Huaxin Liu, Zhangguo Yu, Xuechao Chen, Wen Zhang, William Conus, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi and Qiang Huang, “A Torque Limiter for Safe Joint Applied to Humanoid Robots against Falling Damage,” Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2015), pp. 2454-2459, Zhuhai, China, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2015.7419707)
  41. Gabriele Trovato, Scean Mitchell, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “What does that flashing light mean? Design choices for a robotic head prototype,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM 2015), pp. 323-324, Tokyo, Japan, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1299/jsmeicam.2015.6.323)
  42. Aiman Omer, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “An Approach Toward Development of a New Method for Bipedal Running Trajectory Planning,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM 2015), pp. 286-287, Tokyo, Japan, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1299/jsmeicam.2015.6.286)
  43. Takashi Matsuzawa, Kenji Hashimoto, Xiao Sun, Kazuhiro Uryu, Ayanori Koizumi, Shinya Hamamoto, Tomotaka Teramachi and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Disaster Response Robot with Commonly Structured Limbs and Experiment in Climbing Vertical Ladder,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM 2015), pp. 142-143, Tokyo, Japan, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1299/jsmeicam.2015.6.142)
  44. Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Extending humanoid footstep planning with ZMP tracking error constraints,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM 2015), p. 130, Tokyo, Japan, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1299/jsmeicam.2015.6.130)
  45. Aiman Omer, Reza Ghorbani, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of a Novel Bi-directional Adjustable Stiffness Artificial Tendon for Energy Efficient Bipedal Walking,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM 2015), pp. 124-125, Tokyo, Japan, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1299/jsmeicam.2015.6.124)
  46. Xiao Sun, Kenji Hashimoto, Ayanori Koizumi, Shinya Hamamoto, Takashi Matsuzawa, Tomotaka Teramachi and Atsuo Takanishi, “Event-based climbing motion planning for a quadruped robot,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM 2015), pp. 78-79, Tokyo, Japan, December, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1299/jsmeicam.2015.6.78)
  47. Libo Meng, Zhangguo Yu, Xuechao Chen, Weimin Zhang, Marco Ceccarelli, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi, Qiang Huang, Wenjuan Guo, Lin Xie and Huaxin Liu, “A Falling Motion Control of Humanoid Robots Based on Biomechanical Evaluation of Falling down of Humans,” Proceedings of the 15th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2015), pp. 441-446, Seoul, Korea, November, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2015.7363571)
  48. Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto, José Santos-Victor and Atsuo Takanishi, “Optimizing Energy Consumption and Preventing Slips at the Footstep Planning Level,” Proceedings of the 15th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2015), pp. 1-7, Seoul, Korea, November, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2015.7363514)
  49. Gabriele Trovato, Jaap R. C. Ham, Kenji Hashimoto, Hiroyuki Ishii and Atsuo Takanishi, “Investigating the Effect of Relative Cultural Distance on the Acceptance of Robots,” Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2015), pp. 664-673, Paris, France, October 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25554-5_66)
  50. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Shinya Hamamoto, Shunsuke Miyamae, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Knee Joint Mechanism That Mimics Elastic Characteristics and Bending in Human Running,” Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), pp. 5156-5161, Hamburg, Germany, September, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2015.7354103)
  51. Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Masaaki Yahara, Shunsuke Miyamae, Takaya Isomichi, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Running with Lower-Body Robot That Mimics Joint Stiffness of Humans,” Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), pp. 3969-3974, Hamburg, Germany, September, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2015.7353936)
  52. Matthieu Destephe, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Uncanny Valley, Robot and Autism: Perception of the Uncanniness in an Emotional Gait,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2014), pp. 1152-1157, Bali, Indonesia, December, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2014.7090488)
  53. Gan Ma, Qiang Huang, Yan Liu, Zhangguo Yu, Xuechao Chen, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi and Yun-Hui Liu, “Effect of the “Torso Protective Strategy” for Safe Falling of a Biped Humanoid Robot,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2014), pp. 1284-1289, Bali, Indonesia, December, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2014.7090510)
  54. Gan Ma, Qiang Huang, Zhangguo Yu, Xuechao Chen, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi and Yun-Hui Liu, “Bio-inspired Falling Motion Control for a Biped Humanoid Robot,” Proceedings of the 14th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2014), pp. 850-855, Madrid, Spain, November, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2014.7041463)
  55. Takuya Otani, Thomas George, Kazuhiro Uryu, Masaaki Yahara, Akihiro Iizuka, Shinya Hamamoto, Shunsuke Miyamae, Kenji Hashimoto, Matthieu Destephe, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Leg with Rotational Joint That Mimics Elastic Characteristics of Human Leg in Running Stance Phase,” Proceedings of the 14th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2014), pp. 481-486, Madrid, Spain, November, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2014.7041405)
  56. Martim Brandão, Kenji Hashimoto, José Santos-Victor and Atsuo Takanishi, “Gait planning for biped locomotion on slippery terrain,” Proceedings of the 14th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2014), pp. 303-308, Madrid, Spain, November, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2014.7041376)
  57. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Hajime Futaki, Gabriele Trovato, Nobutsuna Endo, Matthieu Destephe, Sarah Cosentino, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of a Comic Mark Based Expressive Robotic Head Adapted to Japanese Cultural Background,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), pp. 2608-2613, Chicago, IL, USA, September, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2014.6942918)
  58. Martim Brandão, Ricardo Ferreira, Kenji Hashimoto, José Santos-Victor and Atsuo Takanishi, “On the formulation, performance and design choices of Cost-Curve Occupancy Grids for stereo-vision based 3D reconstruction,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), pp. 1818-1823, Chicago, IL, USA, September, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2014.6942801)
  59. Matthieu Destephe, Martim Brandao, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Emotional Gait: Effects on Humans’ Perception of Humanoid Robots,” Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2014), pp. 261-266, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, August, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2014.6926263)
  60. Sarah Cosentino, Susanne Burger, Lara Martin, Florian Metze, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Kenji Hashimoto, Salvatore Sessa, Massimiliano Zecca and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Multisensory Non-Invasive System for Laughter Analysis,” Proceedings of the 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Chicago, IL, USA, August, 2014.
  61. Yukitoshi Minami, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Heel-contact Toe-off Walking Model Based on the Linear Inverted Pendulum,” Proceedings of the 5th IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2014), pp. 221-226, São Paulo, Brazil, August, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2014.6913780)
  62. Takuya Otani, Masaaki Yahara, Kazuhiro Uryu, Akihiro Iizuka, Kenji Hashimoto, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Sang-Ho Hyon, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Running Model and Hopping Robot Using Pelvic Movement and Leg Elasticity,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), pp. 2313-2318, Hong Kong, China, May, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2014.6907179)
  63. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Takashi Nozawa, Takuya Otani, Sarah Cosentino, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Bipedal humanoid robot that makes humans laugh with use of the method of comedy and affects their psychological state actively,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), pp. 1965-1970, Hong Kong, China, May, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2014.6907119)
  64. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Hajime Futaki, Soichiro Shimomura, Sarah Cosentino, Massimiliano Zecca, Takashi Nozawa, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Does an infectious laugh occur between a robot and humans?,” Proceedings of the International Conference: »Going Beyond the Laboratory – Ethical and Societal Challenges for Robotics« (GBTL 2014), Delmenhorst, Germany, February, 2014.
  65. Gautam Narang, Weisheng Kong, Xu Pu, Arjun Narang, Soumya Singh, Kenji Hashimoto, Massimiliano Zecca, Atsuo Takanishi, “Comparison of Bipedal Humanoid Walking with Human Being Using Inertial Measurement Units and Force-Torque Sensors,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII 2013), pp. 198-203, Kobe, Japan, December, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/SII.2013.6776729)
  66. Przemyslaw Kryczka, Yukitoshi Minami Shiguematsu, Petar Kormushev, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Towards Dynamically Consistent Real-time Gait Pattern Generation for Full-size Humanoid Robots,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2013), pp. 1408-1413, Shenzhen, China, December, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2013.6739663)
  67. Sarah Cosentino, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Massimiliano Zecca, Salvatore Sessa, Luca Bartolomeo, Kenji Hashimoto, Takashi Nozawa and Atsuo Takanishi, “Human-humanoid robot social interaction: Laughter,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2013), pp. 1396-1401, Shenzhen, China, December, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2013.6739661)
  68. Matthieu Destephe, Andreas Henning, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Perception of Emotion and Emotional Intensity in Humanoid Robots Gait,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2013), pp. 1276-1281, Shenzhen, China, December, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2013.6739640)
  69. Martim Brandão, Ricardo Ferreira, Kenji Hashimoto, José Santos-Victor and Atsuo Takanishi, “Integrating the whole cost-curve of stereo into occupancy grids,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013), pp. 4681-4686, Tokyo, Japan, November, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2013.6697030)
  70. Przemyslaw Kryczka, Petar Kormushev, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-Ok Lim, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Darwin G. Caldwell and Atsuo Takanishi, “Hybrid gait pattern generator capable of rapid and dynamically consistent pattern regeneration,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI 2013), pp. 475-480, Jeju, Korea, October, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/URAI.2013.6677317)
  71. Matthieu Destephe, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Emotional Gait Generation Method based on Emotion Mental Model – Preliminary experiment with Happiness and Sadness -,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI 2013), pp. 86-89, Jeju, Korea, October, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/URAI.2013.6677480)
  72. Martim Brandão, Lorenzo Jamone, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Nobutsuna Endo, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Reaching for the unreachable: integration of locomotion and whole-body movements for extended visually guided reaching,” Proceedings of the 13th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2013), pp. 28-33, Atlanta, GA, October, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2013.7029951)
  73. Martim Brandão, Ricardo Ferreira, Kenji Hashimoto, José Santos-Victor and Atsuo Takanishi, “Active Gaze Strategy for Reducing Map Uncertainty along a Path,” Proceedings of the 3rd IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics (ISRM 2013), pp. 455-466, Singapore, October, 2013.
  74. Gabriele Trovato, Massimiliano Zecca, Salvatore Sessa, Lorenzo Jamone, Jaap Ham, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Towards Culture-specific Robot Customisation: A Study on Greeting Interaction with Egyptians,” Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2013), pp. 447-452, Gyeongju, Korea, August, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2013.6628520)
  75. Matthieu Destephe, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Conveying Emotion Intensity with Bio-inspired Expressive Walking -Experiments with Sadness and Happiness-,” Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2013), pp. 161-166, Gyeongju, Korea, August, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2013.6628438)
  76. Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi, Hun-ok Lim, Peter Kormushev, Nikos G. Tsagarakis and Darwin G. Caldwell, “Walking despite the Passive Compliance: Techniques for Using Conventional Pattern Generators to Control Intrinsically Compliant Humanoid Robots,” Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR 2013), pp. 487-494, Sydney, Australia, July, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814525534_0062)
  77. Matthieu Destephe, Takayuki Maruyama, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “The Influences of Emotional Intensity for Happiness and Sadness on Walking,” Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2013), pp. 7452-7455, Osaka, Japan, July, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2013.6611281)
  78. Kenji Hashimoto, Egidio Falotico, Atsuo Takanishi, Cecilia Laschi, Paolo Dario and Alain Berthoz, “Human Balance Control during Walking on Compliant Ground,” Proceedings of the 2nd Joint World Congress ISPGR / Gait & Mental Function, P3-O-238, Akita, Japan, June, 2013.
  79. Egidio Falotico, Colas Authié, Kenji Hashimoto, Cecilia Laschi, Daniel Bennequin, Paolo Dario and Alain Berthoz, “Head Stabilization during Walking on a Compliant Surface,” Proceedings of the 2nd Joint World Congress ISPGR / Gait & Mental Function, P1-B-61, Akita, Japan, June, 2013.
  80. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Takuya Kojima, Nobutsuna Endo, Matthieu Destephe, Takuya Otani, Lorenzo Jamone, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Gabriele Trovato, Kenji Hashimoto, Sarah Cosentino and Atsuo Takanishi, “Impression Survey of the Emotion Expression Humanoid Robot with Mental Model based Dynamic Emotions,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), pp. 1655-1660, Karlsruhe, Germany, May, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630793)
  81. Kenji Hashimoto, Hiromitsu Motohashi, Takamichi Takashima, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Shoes-wearable Foot Mechanism Mimicking Characteristics of Human’s Foot Arch and Skin,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), pp. 678-683, Karlsruhe, Germany, May, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630647)
  82. Takuya Otani, Akihiro Iizuka, Daiki Takamoto, Hiromitsu Motohashi, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Nobutsuna Endo, Lorenzo Jamone, Kenji Hashimoto, Takamichi Takashima, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “New Shank Mechanism for Humanoid Robot Mimicking Human-like Walking in Horizontal and Frontal Plane,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), pp. 659-664, Karlsruhe, Germany, May, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630644)
  83. Matthieu Destephe, Takayuki Maruyama, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Improving the Human-Robot Interaction through Emotive Movements – A Special Case: Walking -,” Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2013), pp. 115-116, Tokyo, Japan, March, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HRI.2013.6483528)
  84. Gabriele Trovato, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Evaluation Study on Asymmetrical Facial Expressions Generation for Humanoid Robot”, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Innovative Engineering Systems (ICIES 2012), pp. 129-134, Egypt, December, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIES.2012.6530858)
  85. Gabriele Trovato, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Facial Expressions Generator for Emotion Expressive Humanoid Robot”, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2012), pp. 303-308, Osaka, Japan, November, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2012.6651536)
  86. Aiman Omer, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Adjustable Stiffness Mechanism for Bipedal Walking Robot”, Proceedings of the Second IFToMM ASIAN Conference on Mechanism and Machine Science, ID 117, Tokyo, Japan, November, 2012.
  87. Gabriele Trovato, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Nobutsuna Endo, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Cross-Cultural Study on Generation of Culture Dependent Facial Expressions of Humanoid Social Robot,” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2012), pp. 35-44, Chengdu, China, October, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34103-8_4)
  88. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Takuya Otani, Nobutsuna Endo, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Kei Nakata and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Expressive Robotic Head for Bipedal Humanoid Robot,” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), pp. 4584-4589, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2012.6386050)
  89. Przemyslaw Kryczka, Egidio Falotico, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim, Atsuo Takanishi, Cecilia Laschi, Paolo Dario and Alain Berthoz, “A robotic implementation of a bio-inspired head motion stabilization model on a humanoid platform,” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), pp. 2076-2081, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2012.6386177)
  90. Kenji Hashimoto, Hyun-jin Kang, Masashi Nakamura, Egidio Falotico, Hun-ok Lim, Atsuo Takanishi, Cecilia Laschi, Paolo Dario and Alain Berthoz, “Realization of Biped Walking on Soft Ground with Stabilization Control Based on Gait Analysis,” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), pp. 2064-2069, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2012.6385684)
  91. Egidio Falotico, Nino Cauli, Kenji Hashimoto, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Atsuo Takanishi, Paolo Dario, Alain Berthoz and Cecilia Laschi, “Head Stabilization Based on a Feedback Error Learning in a Humanoid Robot,” Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), pp. 449-454, Paris, France, September, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2012.6343793)
  92. Lorenzo Jamone, Lorenzo Natale, Kenji Hashimoto, Giulio Sandini and Atsuo Takanishi, “Learning the Reachable Space of a Humanoid Robot: a Bio-inspired Approach,” Proceedings of the fourth IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2012), pp. 1148-1154, Rome, Italy, June, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290729)
  93. Przemyslaw Kryczka, Egidio Falotico, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim, Atsuo Takanishi, Cecilia Laschi, Paolo Dario and Alain Berthoz, “Implementation of a Human Model for Head Stabilization on a Humanoid Platform,” Proceedings of the fourth IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2012), pp. 675-680, Rome, Italy, June, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290906)
  94. Hyun-jin Kang, Kenji Hashimoto, Kosuke Nishikawa, Egidio Falotico, Hun-ok Lim, Atsuo Takanishi, Cecilia Laschi, Paolo Dario and Alain Berthoz, “Biped Walking Stabilization on Soft Ground Based on Gait Analysis,” Proceedings of the fourth IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2012), pp. 669-674, Rome, Italy, June, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290870)
  95. Kenji Hashimoto, Yuki Takezaki, Hiromitsu Motohashi, Takuya Otani, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Biped Walking Stabilization Based on Gait Analysis,” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), pp. 154-159, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, May, 2012.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2012.6225253)
  96. Aiman Musa M. Omer, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Initial Study of Bipedal Robot Locomotion Approach on Different Gravity Levels,” Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII 2011), pp. 802-807, Kyoto, Japan, December, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/SII.2011.6147551)
  97. Lorenzo Jamone, Lorenzo Natale, Kenji Hashimoto, Giulio Sandini and Atsuo Takanishi, “Learning Task Space Control through Goal Directed Exploration,” Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2011), pp. 702-708, Phuket Island, Thailand, December, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO.2011.6181368)
  98. Giovanni Muscolo, Carmine Recchiuto, Kenji Hashimoto, Cecilia Laschi, Paolo Dario and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Method for the Calculation of the Effective Center of Mass of Humanoid Robots”, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2011), pp. 371-376, Bled, Slovenia, October, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/Humanoids.2011.6100864)
  99. Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Hideki Kondo, Aiman Musa M. Omer, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Stretched Knee Walking with Novel Inverse Kinematics for Humanoid Robots,” Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011), pp. 3221-3226, San Francisco, CA, USA, September, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2011.6095055)
  100. Lorenzo Jamone, Matthieu Destephe, Lorenzo Natale, Kenji Hashimoto, Atsuo Takanishi and Giulio Sandini, “Learning a Reachable Space Map in a Gaze Centered Reference Frame,” Proceedings of the first joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, F37, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, August, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.52.00021)
  101. Kenji Hashimoto, Yuki Yoshimura, Hideki Kondo, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Realization of Quick Turn of Biped Humanoid Robot by Using Slipping Motion with Both Feet,” Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011), pp. 2041-2046, Shanghai, China, May, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2011.5980498)
  102. Matthieu Destephe, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Everything is Affordance: Toward Affordance Representation in Robotic Long-term Memory for an Emotion-based Sensory Prediction Framework,” Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Cybernics, P10, Tsukuba, Japan, March, 2011.
  103. Kenji Hashimoto, Yuki Takezaki, Kentaro Hattori, Hideki Kondo, Takamichi Takashima, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Study of Function of Foot’s Medial Longitudinal Arch Using Biped Humanoid Robot,” Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2010), pp. 2206-2211, Taipei, Taiwan, October, 2010.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2010.5650414)
  104. Nobutsuna Endo, Keita Endo, Kenji Hashimoto, Takuya Kojima, Fumiya Iida and Atsuo Takanishi, “Integration of Emotion Expression and Visual Tracking Locomotion based on Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex,” Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2010), pp. 593-598, Viareggio, Italy, September, 2010.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2010.5598619)
  105. Hyun-jin Kang, Kenji Hashimoto, Hideki Kondo, Kentaro Hattori, Kosuke Nishikawa, Yuichiro Hama, Hun-ok Lim, Atsuo Takanishi, Keisuke Suga and Keisuke Kato, “Realization of Biped Walking on Uneven Terrain by New Foot Mechanism Capable of Detecting Ground Surface,” Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), pp. 5167-5172, Anchorage, Alaska, May, 2010.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509348)
  106. Kenji Hashimoto, Terumasa Sawato, Akihiro Hayashi, Yuki Yoshimura, Teppei Asano, Kentaro Hattori, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Avoidance Behavior from External Forces for Biped Vehicle,” Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010), pp. 4715-4720, Anchorage, Alaska, May, 2010.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509390)
  107. Kenji Hashimoto, Akihiro Hayashi, Terumasa Sawato, Yuki Yoshimura, Teppei Asano, Kentaro Hattori, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Terrain-Adaptive Control with Small Landing Impact Force for Biped Vehicle,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2009), pp. 2922-2927, St. Louis, USA, October, 2009.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2009.5354517)
  108. Giuseppe Carbone, Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Marco Ceccarelli, Atsuo Takanishi, “Stiffness Analysis and Experimental Validation for WL-16RV Biped Walking Vehicle,” Proceedings of the 1st IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics ISRM’09, paper No.008, Hanoi, Vietnam, September, 2009.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07058-2_44)
  109. Hideki Kondo, Juri Shimizu, Kenji Hashimoto, Kentaro Hattori, Kosuke Nishikawa, Yuki Takezaki, Yuichiro Hama, Yuki Yoshimura, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Realization of Walking by FFT-based Online Pattern Generation,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2009), pp. 615-622, Istanbul, Turkey, September, 2009.
    (https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814291279_0075)
  110. Hyun-jin Kang, Shimpei Momoki, Hideki Kondo, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Attitude Compensation Control for Biped Humanoid Robot,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2009), pp. 677-684, Istanbul, Turkey, September, 2009.
    (https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814291279_0083)
  111. Kenji Hashimoto, Akihiro Hayashi, Terumasa Sawato, Yuki Yoshimura, Teppei Asano, Kentaro Hattori, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Terrain-Adaptive Control to Reduce Landing Impact Force for Human-Carrying Biped Robot,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2009), pp. 174-179, Singapore, July, 2009.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2009.5230020)
  112. Kenji Hashimoto, Terumasa Sawato, Akihiro Hayashi, Yuki Yoshimura, Teppei Asano, Kentaro Hattori, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Static and Dynamic Disturbance Compensation Control for a Biped Walking Vehicle,” Proceedings of the second IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2008), pp. 457-462, Arizona, USA, October, 2008.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2008.4762844)
  113. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Chiaki Tanaka, Akihiro Ohta, Kentaro Hattori, Terumasa Sawato, Akihiro Hayashi, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Unknown Disturbance Compensation Control for a Biped Walking Vehicle,” Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2007), pp. 2204-2209, San Diego, USA, October, 2007.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2007.4399285)
  114. Yusuke Sugahara, Kenji Hashimoto, Nobutsuna Endo, Terumasa Sawato, Masamiki Kawase, Akihiro Ohta, Chiaki Tanaka, Akihiro Hayashi, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of a Biped Locomotor with the Double Stage Linear Actuator,” Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2007), pp.1850-1855, Roma, Italy, April, 2007.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2007.363591)
  115. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Akihiro Hayashi, Masamiki Kawase, Terumasa Sawato, Nobutsuna Endo, Akihiro Ohta, Chiaki Tanaka, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “New Foot System Adaptable to Convex and Concave Surface,” Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2007), pp.1869-1874, Roma, Italy, April, 2007.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2007.363594)
  116. Yusuke Sugahara, Kenji Hashimoto, Masamiki Kawase, Terumasa Sawato, Akihiro Hayashi, Nobutsuna Endo, Akihiro Ohta, Chiaki Tanaka, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Walking Pattern Generation of a Biped Walking Vehicle Using a Dynamic Human Model,” Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2006), pp. 2497-2502, Beijing, China, October, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2006.281695)
  117. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Masamiki Kawase, Akihiro Ohta, Chiaki Tanaka, Akihiro Hayashi, Nobutsuna Endo, Terumasa Sawato, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Landing Pattern Modification Method with Predictive Attitude and Compliance Control to Deal with Uneven Terrain,” Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2006), pp. 1755-1760, Beijing, China, October, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2006.282213)
  118. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Chiaki Tanaka, Masamiki Kawase, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Akihiro Ohta, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Fall Avoidance Foot Mechanism for A Biped Locomotor,” Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2006), pp.1219-1224, Orlando, USA, May, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2006.1641875)
  119. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Chiaki Tanaka, Akihiro Ohta, Masamiki Kawase, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Biped Landing Pattern Modification Method with Nonlinear Compliance Control,” Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2006), pp.1213-1218, Orlando, USA, May, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2006.1641874)
  120. Yusuke Sugahara, Kenji Hashimoto, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Akihiro Ohta, Chiaki Tanaka, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Towards the Biped Walking Wheelchair,” Proceedings of the first IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2006), pp. 781-786, Pisa, Italy, February, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2006.1639185)
  121. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Akihiro Ohta, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Chiaki Tanaka, Masamiki Kawase, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Realization of Stable Biped Walking on Public Road with New Biped Foot System Adaptable to Uneven Terrain,” Proceedings of the first IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2006), pp. 226-231, Pisa, Italy, February, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2006.1639090)
  122. Yusuke Sugahara, Akihiro Ohta, Kenji Hashimoto, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Chiaki Tanaka, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Walking Up and Down Stairs Carrying a Human by a Biped Locomotor with Parallel Mechanism,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2005), pp. 3425-3430, Edmonton, Canada, August, 2005.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2005.1545500)
  123. Kenji Hashimoto, Takuya Hosobata, Yusuke Sugahara, Yutaka Mikuriya, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Foot System of Biped Walking Robot Capable of Maintaining Four-point Contact,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2005), pp. 1464-1469, Edmonton, Canada, August, 2005.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2005.1545185)
  124. Kenji Hashimoto, Takuya Hosobata, Yusuke Sugahara, Yutaka Mikuriya, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Realization by Biped Leg-wheeled Robot of Biped Walking and Wheel-driven Locomotion,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2005), pp. 2981-2986, Barcelona, Spain, April, 2005.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2005.1570565)
  125. Yusuke Sugahara, Yutaka Mikuriya, Kenji Hashimoto, Takuya Hosobata, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Walking Control Method of Biped Locomotors on Inclined Plane,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2005), pp. 1989-1994, Barcelona, Spain, April, 2005.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2005.1570403)
  126. Yusuke Sugahara, Yutaka Mikuriya, Takuya Hosobata, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Support Torque Reduction Mechanism for Biped Locomotor with Parallel Mechanism,” Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2004), pp. 3213-3218, Sendai, Japan, October, 2004.
    (https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2004.1389912)

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Book chapters

  1. Hiroki Mineshita, Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of a Trapezoidal Leaf Spring for a Small and Light Variable Joint Stiffness Mechanism,” In: Venture G., Solis J., Takeda Y., Konno A. (eds) ROMANSY 23 – Robot Design, Dynamics and Control. ROMANSY 2020. CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (Courses and Lectures), vol 601. Springer, Cham, pp.355-363, September, 2020.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58380-4_43)
  2. Hideki Mizukami, Takuya Otani, Juri Shimizu, Kenji Hashimoto, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Investigation of Parallel Connection Circuit by Hydraulic Direct-Drive System for Biped Humanoid Robot Focusing on Human Running Motion,” In: Venture G., Solis J., Takeda Y., Konno A. (eds) ROMANSY 23 – Robot Design, Dynamics and Control. ROMANSY 2020. CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (Courses and Lectures), vol 601. Springer, Cham, pp.34-42, September, 2020.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58380-4_5)
  3. 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, Satoshi Tadokoro Ed., Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics 128, pp. 327-397, 2019.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05321-5_7)
  4. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Human-Like Face and Head Mechanism,” Humanoid Robotics: A Reference, pp. 571-596, Springer, October, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6046-2_89)
  5. Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “WABIAN and Other Waseda Robots,” Humanoid Robotics: A Reference, pp. 265-289, Springer, October, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6046-2_19)
  6. Kenji Hashimoto, Hideki Kondo, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Online Walking Pattern Generation Using FFT for Humanoid Robots,” Motion and Operation Planning of Robotic Systems: Background and Practical Approaches, pp. 417-438, Springer International Publishing, March, 2015.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14705-5_14)
  7. Giuseppe Carbone, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Stiffness Analysis of WL-16RV Biped Walking Vehicle,” Advances on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators: Proceedings of Romansy 2014 XX CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, pp. 391-399, Springer, June, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07058-2_44)
  8. Kenji Hashimoto, Hyun-jin Kang, Hiromitsu Motohashi, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Terrain-Adaptive Biped Walking Control Using Three-point Contact Foot Mechanism Detectable Ground Surface,” Advances on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators: Proceedings of Romansy 2014 XX CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, pp. 255-263, Springer, June, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07058-2_29)
  9. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Hajime Futaki, Gabriele Trovato, Nobutsuna Endo, Matthieu Destephe, Sarah Cosentino, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “A Robotic Head that Displays Japanese “Manga” Marks,” Advances on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators: Proceedings of Romansy 2014 XX CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, pp. 245-253, Springer, June, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07058-2_28)
  10. Takuya Otani, Kazuhiro Uryu, Masaaki Yahara, Akihiro Iizuka, Shinya Hamamoto, Shunsuke Miyamae, Kenji Hashimoto, Matthieu Destephe, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Hopping Robot Using Pelvic Movement and Leg Elasticity,” Advances on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators: Proceedings of Romansy 2014 XX CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, pp. 235-243, Springer, June, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07058-2_27)
  11. Scean Mitchell, Gabriele Trovato, Matthieu Destephe, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Design Choices in the Development of a Robotic Head: Human-Likeness, Form and Colours,” Advances on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators: Proceedings of Romansy 2014 XX CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, pp. 225-233, Springer, June, 2014.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07058-2_26)
  12. Kenji Hashimoto, Teppei Asano, Yuki Yoshimura, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-Ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Overload Protection Mechanism for 6-axis Force/Torque Sensor,” ROMANSY19: Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, pp. 383-390, Springer, January, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1379-0_47)
  13. Takuya Otani, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Przemek Kryczka, Nobutsuna Endo, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Distributed Control System and Modularized Motor Controller for Expressive Robotic Head,” ROMANSY19: Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, pp. 183-190, Springer, January, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1379-0_23)
  14. Nobutsuna Endo, Takuya Kojima, Keita Endo, Fumiya Iida, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Anthropomorphic Soft Robotic Hand WSH-1RII,” ROMANSY19: Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, pp. 175-182, Springer, January, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1379-0_22)
  15. Tatsuhiro Kishi, Takuya Otani, Nobutsuna Endo, Przemyslaw Kryczka, Kenji Hashimoto, Kei Nakata and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of Expressive Robotic Head for Bipedal Humanoid Robot with Wide Moveable Range of Facial Parts and Facial Color,” ROMANSY19: Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, pp. 151-158, Springer, January, 2013.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1379-0_19)
  16. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Optimization Design of a Stewart Platform Type Leg Mechanism for Biped Walking Vehicle,” Robotics Research: The 13th International Symposium ISRR, pp. 169-178, Springer-Verlag, January, 2011.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-14743-2_15)
  17. Kenji Hashimoto, Giuseppe Carbone, Yusuke Sugahara, Marco Ceccarelli and Atsuo Takanishi, “Experimental Evaluation of Stiffness Performance for a Biped Walking Vehicle with Parallel Architecture,” Emerging Trends in Mobile Robotics, pp. 928-935, World Scientific Publishing Co., August, 2010.
    (https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814329927_0114)
  18. Kenji Hashimoto, Yuki Takezaki, Kentaro Hattori, Hideki Kondo, Takamichi Takashima, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of New Biped Foot Mechanism Mimicking Human’s Foot Arch Structure,” ROMANSY 18: Robot Design, Dynamics, and Control, pp. 249-256, Springer-Verlag, July, 2010.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-0277-0_29)
  19. Kenji Hashimoto, Terumasa Sawato, Akihiro Hayashi, Yuki Yoshimura, Teppei Asano, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Disturbance Avoidance Control from Environments for a Biped Walking Vehicle,” Mobile Robotics: Solutions and Challenges, pp. 607-614, World Scientific Publishing Co., September, 2009.
    (https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814291279_0074)
  20. Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of New Foot System Adaptable to Uneven Terrain for All Biped Robots,” ROMANSY 17: Robot Design, Dynamics, and Control, pp. 391-398, Springer-Verlag, July, 2008.
  21. Yusuke Sugahara, Kenji Hashimoto, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Masamiki Kawase, Akihiro Ohta, Chiaki Tanaka, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “WL-16RII: Prototype of Biped Walking Wheelchair,” ROMANSY 16: Robot Design, Dynamics, and Control, pp.313-320, Springer-Verlag, August, 2006.
    (https://doi.org/10.1007/3-211-38927-X_40)

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Reviews in academic journals

  1. Kenji Hashimoto, “Mechanics of humanoid robot,” Advanced Robotics, Vol. 34, No. 21-22, pp, 1390-1397, 2020.
    (https://doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2020.1813624)
  2. Kenji Hashimoto, Noritaka Sato, Fumitoshi Matsuno, Akio Namiki, Yuichiro Toda, Naoyuki Kubota, Yoko Sasaki and Atsuo Takanishi, “ImPACT-TRC Legged Robot Improvement and User Interface (in Japanese),” Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 37, No. 9, pp. 818-823, November, 2019.
    (https://doi.org/10.7210/jrsj.37.818)
  3. Kenji Hashimoto, “Foot mechanism of biped robot (in Japanese),” Journal of the Society of Biomechanisms Japan, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 118-123, May, 2019.
    (https://doi.org/10.3951/sobim.43.2_118)
  4. Kenji Hashimoto, “Mechanics of Humanoid Robot (in Japanese),” Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 134-139, April, 2018.
    (https://doi.org/10.7210/jrsj.36.134)
  5. Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “ImPACT Tough Robotics Chaleenge “Legged Robot” (in Japanese),” Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 35, No. 10, pp. 707-710, December, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.7210/jrsj.35.707)
  6. Yusuke Kinouchi, Hiroyoshi Kojima, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Takayuki Ono, Takayuki Koyama, Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Robots utilizing ROS/Gazebo in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (in Japanese),” Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 276-279, May, 2017.
    (https://doi.org/10.7210/jrsj.35.276)

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Patents

  1. Application No.: WO2006/01157,PCT/JP2005/013882
    Title: Multi-point ground contact type foot part support mechanism, bipedal walking robot having the support mechanism, and control structure for the robot
    Applicant: Tmsuk Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Atsuo Takanishi, Kenji Hashimoto, Akihiro Ohta, Takuya Hosobata, Yusuke Sugahara, Yutaka Mikuriya, Masamiki Kawase, Hiroyuki Sunazuka, Chiaki Tanaka, Yoichi Takamoto, Katsuyuki Baba, Shigeaki Ino

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Workshops, seminars and invited talks

  1. Kenji Hashimoto, “Application of legged robot to disaster response”, Full-day workshop at 2018 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots: Humanoid Robot for Real Applications Use, Beijing, China, November 6, 2018.
  2. Atsuo Taknaishi and Kenji Hashimoto, “WAREC-1 — A Four-Limbed Robot with Advanced Locomotion and Manipulation Capabilities”, Full-day workshop at 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge: A National Project of Disaster Robotics Aiming at Social Innovation in Safety and Security, Madrid, Spain, October 5, 2018.
  3. Kenji Hashimoto, Application of Humanoid Robotics to Disaster Response, The 1st IFToMM Japan International Summer School on Mechanical Science and Robotics, Tokyo, Japan, July 24, 2018.
  4. Kenji Hashimoto and Takayuki Koyama, “Knowledge and problem consciousness obtained through development of a four-limbed disaster-response robot”, Full-day workshop at 2017 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots: Humanoid Robot for Real Applications Use, Birmingham, UK, November 15, 2017.
  5. Kenji Hashimoto, “Creation of New Theatrical Expression Using Robot Technology”, Italy-Japan Workshop 2016, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, November 22nd, 2016.
  6. Kenji Hashimoto, “Fall Prevention, Damage Reduction, and Novel Locomotion Style to Avoid Falling for Legged Robot”, Half-day workshop at 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: Legged Robot Falling: Fall Detection, Damage Prevention, and Recovery Actions, Stockholm, Sweden, May, 2016.
  7. Kenji Hashimoto, “Waseda’s Biped Walking Technology on Rough Terrain”, Full-day workshop at 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: Dynamic Locomotion and Balancing of Humanoids: State of the Art and Challenges, Seattle, WA, USA, May, 2015.
  8. Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Operating Device for Biped Vehicle”, Half-day workshop at 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots: How to Make Best Use of a Human Supervisor for Semi-Autonomous Humanoid Operation, Madrid, Spain, November, 2014.
  9. Kenji Hashimoto, “Foot Mechanism Design for Biped Robots”, Half-day workshop at 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots: The Mechatronic Design of Humanoid Robots: Current and Future Trends, Madrid, Spain, November, 2014.
  10. Kenji Hashimoto, “Practical Education Curriculum of Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University,” 1st Egypt-Japan Workshop on Practical Education for Mechatronics and Robotics, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Egypt, March 22nd, 2014.
  11. Scean Mitchell, Matthieu Destephe, Tatsuhiro Kishi, Fumiya Iida, Massimiliano Zecca, Kenji Hashimoto, Nobutsuna Endo and Atsuo Takanishi, “Shaping the Form of Tomorrows Robotic Faces: Designing a Robotic Sense of Wonder for Young and Old Alike,” Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Workshop 2 (Full day): Design of Human likeness in HRI: from uncanny valley to minimal design, pp. 14-18, Tokyo, Japan, March, 2013.
  12. Kenji Hashimoto, “Humanoid Robotic Head Utilizing Japanese Comics Symbols,” Workshop: When Biological Humans Meet Artificial Humans –Social Implications of Robotic human Science, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany, January 24th, 2013.
  13. Kenji Hashimoto, “Understanding Humans through Humanoid Robot Research” Department of Social Sciences, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany, January 23rd, 2013.
  14. Kenji Hashimoto, “Importance of Hardware Design for Humanoid Robots: Experience and Knowledge Acquired through Development of WABIAN-2 and WL-16”, Full-day workshop at 2012 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots: [Memorial workshop of Miomir Vukobratovic] Robo erectus erectus: from dawn to day of humanoid robot control, Osaka, Japan, November, 2012.
  15. Kenji Hashimoto, “Humanoid Robots as a Model for Humans: WABIAN-2 and SABIAN,” Japan Days 2012: ROBOTIC EXPERIENCE in Italy and Japan, Pisa, Italy, May 12th, 2012.
  16. Kenji Hashimoto and Atsuo Takanishi, “Biped Walking Technology in Dynamic Environments: FFT-based Online Walking Pattern Generation and Walking Stabilization against External Disturbances”, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Workshop 4: Humanoid service robot navigation in crowded and dynamic environments, Bled, Slovenia, October, 2011.
  17. Hideki KONDO, Atsuo TAKANISHI and Kenji HASHIMOTO, “FFT-based Short Period Walking Pattern Generation for Humanoid Robot having Predictability of Environment,” Proceedings of the 2010 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference: Workshop on Predictive Models in Humanoid Gaze Control and Locomotion, WS4, Zaragoza, Spain, June, 2010.
  18. Kenji Hashimoto, “Experiment of the Waseda Legged Robot WL-16RII on Uneven Terrains on Public Roads,” Humanoid Robotics Workshop, Engineering Center and Industrial Development (CIDESI), Queretaro, Mexico, May 20th, 2006.
  19. Kenji Hashimoto, “Experiments of the WL-16RII Walking on Uneven Terrains on a Public Road,” Workshop on Robotics and Mechatronics Research, The Monterrey Institute of Technology, Toluca, Mexico, May 19th, 2006.

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Awards

  1. Silver Best Student Paper Award, ROMANSY 23 – Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, September, 2020.
  2. Kisoi Motohiro Award for Academic Achievement, 2018.
  3. Best Oral Paper Award Finalist, 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2016), November, 2016.
  4. JTCF Novel Technology Paper Award for Amusement Culture Finalist, 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), October, 2016.
  5. RSJ Young Investigation Excellence Award,2015.
  6. Highly Commented Paper Award, 3rd IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, Singapore, October, 2013.
  7. Best Conference Paper Finalist, 1st International Conference on Innovative Engineering Systems (ICIES), December, 2012.
  8. Best Conference Paper Finalist, 2nd IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BIOROB 2008), October, 2008.
  9. Best Student Paper Finalist, 2nd IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BIOROB 2008), October, 2008.
  10. JSME Fellow Award for Outstanding Young Engineers,2008.
  11. IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Japan Chapter Young Award (IROS 2006),2006.

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