Journal: Advanced Robotics

Volume 14, Issue 8

651 -- 667Jens-Steffen Gutmann, Thilo Weigel, Bernhard Nebel. A fast, accurate and robust method for self-localization in polygonal environments using laser range finders
669 -- 682C. M. O. Valente, A. Schammass, Aluizio F. R. Araújo, Glauco Augusto de Paula Caurin. The influence of the radial basis function training strategy on the performance of a neural gripper
683 -- 701Martin Jägersand. Image-based predictive display for high d.o.f. uncalibrated tele-manipulation using affine and intensity subspace models
703 -- 715Kyong-Sok Chang, Oussama Khatib. Efficient recursive algorithm for the operational space inertia matrix of branching mechanisms
717 -- 742Joseph Spano, H. Harry Asada. Design of surface wave active beds based on human tissue physiology

Volume 14, Issue 7

551 -- 564Noriyuki Tejima. Rehabilitation robotics: a review
565 -- 578Rahul Rao, Sunil Kumar Agrawal, John P. Scholz. A robot test-bed for assistance and assessment in physical therapy
579 -- 595Takeshi Tsuruga, Shuichi Ino, Tohru Ifukube, Mitsuru Sato, Toshiaki Tanaka, Takashi Izumi, Masahiko Muro. A basic study for a robotic transfer aid system based on human motion analysis
597 -- 606Seiichiro Okada, Taisuke Sakaki, Ryokichi Hirata, Yasutomo Okajima, Shigeo Uchida, Yutaka Tomita. TEM: a therapeutic exercise machine for the lower extremities of spastic patients
607 -- 623Rachid Ouiguini, Abdelaziz Khiat, Saïd Ouzaïd. Local maneuvers planning: application to an autonomous wheelchair moving in constrained spaces
625 -- 637David J. Reinkensmeyer, Craig D. Takahashi, Wojciech K. Timoszyk, Andrea N. Reinkensmeyer, Leonard E. Kahn. Design of robot assistance for arm movement therapy following stroke
639 -- 649Rodolphe Gelin, Bernard Lesigne, Michel Busnel, Jean-Pierre Michel. The first moves of the AFMASTER workstation

Volume 14, Issue 6

445 -- 0Makoto Kaneko. Preface
447 -- 458Zeki Y. Bayraktaroglu, Fabienne Butel, Viviane Pasqui, Pierre Blazevic. Snake-like locomotion: integration of geometry and kineto-statics
459 -- 475Enrique D. Ferreira, Shu-Jen Tsai, Christiaan J. J. Paredis, H. Benjamin Brown. Control of the Gyrover: a single-wheel gyroscopically stabilized robot
477 -- 493Thierry Siméon, Jean-Paul Laumond, Carole Nissoux. Visibility-based probabilistic roadmaps for motion planning
495 -- 514Jae Seon Kim, Kyoung Chul Koh, Hyung Suck Cho. An active contour model with shape regulation scheme
515 -- 536Yong Yu, Kamal K. Gupta. Sensor-based probabilistic roadmaps: experiments with an eye-in-hand system
537 -- 549Rui Cortesão, Ralf Koeppe. Sensor fusion for human-robot skill transfer systems

Volume 14, Issue 5

327 -- 328H. Kobayashi. Preface
329 -- 332Masanori Hariyama, Seunghwan Lee, Michitaka Kameyama. Architecture of a high-performance stereo vision VLSI processor
333 -- 336Yoichi Nagao, Hironobu Urabe, Fumihiro Honda, Jun Ichi Kawabata. Development of a panel welding robot system for subassembly in shipbuilding utilizing a two-dimensional CAD system
337 -- 338Yasushi Utsugi, Hisashi Osumi. Parallel wire suspension mechanisms with a hierarchical structure
339 -- 341Shinnosuke Okina, Kuniaki Kawabata, Teruo Fujii, Yasuharu Kunii, Hajime Asama, Isao Endo. Study of a self-diagnosis system for an autonomous mobile robot
343 -- 345Toru Omata, Mohammad Asim Farooqi. Construction of a manipulation model of an unknown object by regrasping with a mulitifingered hand
347 -- 349Daisuke Kurabayashi, Hajime Asama, Katsumi Konishi. Autonomous acquisition and correction of navigation knowledge in a dynamic environment by intelligent data carriers
351 -- 353Nobuto Matsuhira, Makoto Asakura, Yasuo Shinomiya, Kazuo Machida, Kazuo Tanie, Kenzo Akita. A wire-handling experiment using a teleoperated advanced robotic hand on ETS-VII
355 -- 358Hiroshi Ueno, Yasufumi Wakabayashi, Yoshiaki Ohkami, Saburo Matunaga, Ryouichi Hayashi, Tetsuji Yoshida. Ground testbed of a reconfigurable brachiating space robot
359 -- 361Natsuki Miyata, Jun Ota, Tamio Arai, Hajime Asama. Cooperative transport in an unknown environment associated with task assignment
363 -- 365Toshiro Noritsugu, Yoshio Tsuji. A task assist system using a rubber artificial muscle manipulator
367 -- 369Yuichi Tsumaki, Masahiro Kinami, Masaru Uchiyama. Realization of a high-fidelity virtual world with a 6 d.o.f. haptic interface
371 -- 375Darrell Nakawaki, Sangwan Joo, Fumio Miyazaki. Skill transfer improved with a multi-model approach
377 -- 379Kenji Hasegawa, Shiro Shimizu, Masatada Yoshizawa. Robotics applied to sports engineering
381 -- 383Fumihito Arai, Masanobu Ogawa, Toshio Fukuda. Bilateral control system for laser micromanipulation by force feedback
385 -- 388Kenji Matsukuma, Muneshige Yamazaki, Shinji Kanda, Tsugito Maruyama. An autonomous mobile robot for carrying food trays to the aged and disabled
389 -- 391Kazuo Kiguchi, Keigo Watanabe, Kiyotaka Izumi, Toshio Fukuda. Position/force control of robot manipulators for a geometrically unknown environment using fuzzy vectors
393 -- 395Fumitoshi Matsuno, Kazuyuki Ito, Rie Takahashi. Realization of crawling motion by an underactuated robot
397 -- 398Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Yoshikuni Ito, Toshio Fukuda. Behavior coordination and its modification on a brachiation-type mobile robot
399 -- 402Yoichi Ishiwata, Fumio Hara, Shinichiro Sato, Naoki Kawai, Teruki Tsuboi, Hitoshi Marumo. Characteristics of obstacle avoidance behavior in a linear cluster robotic system
403 -- 405Ikuo Suzuki, Hiroshi Yokoi, Yukinori Kakazu. Navigation system including associative memory
407 -- 409Yoshihiko Koseki, Noriho Koyachi, Tatsuo Arai. Development of a spiral micro-structure for an active catheter
411 -- 412Shoichi Maeyama, Shin ichi Yuta, Akira Harada. Robotic avatar for remote appreciation of an art gallery
413 -- 414Taketoshi Mori, Yukiko Okazaki, Tomoya Kawai, Tomomasa Sato. Objective estimation of pain based on facial expression, vital signs and body movements
415 -- 417Ryojun Ikeura, Yohei Kawakita, Kazuki Mizutani. Prior notice method of robotic arm motion for suppressing a threat to a human
419 -- 421Shinya Kotosaka, Stefan Schaal, Tomohiro Shibata. Humanoid robot for brain research
423 -- 425Satoshi Tadokoro, Hiroaki Kitano, Tomoichi Takahashi, Itsuki Noda, Hitoshi Matsubara, Atsushi Shinjoh, Tetsuhiko Koto, Ikuo Takeuchi, Hironao Takahashi, Fumitoshi Matsuno, Mitsunori Hatayama, Masayuki Ohta, Masayuki Tayama, Takeshi Matsui, Toshiyuki Kaneda, Ryosuke Chiba, Kazunori Takeuchi, Jun Nobe, Kazuhiko Noguchi, Yoshitaka Kuwata. RoboCup Rescue project
427 -- 429Hajime Nagahara, Yasushi Yagi, Masahiko Yachida. Super-resolution for an omnidirectional vision sensor
431 -- 433Yoshitaka Adachi, Takahiro Kumano, Akio Ikemoto, Naoki Suzuki, Asaki Hattori, Akihiro Takatsu. A haptic device system for multi-fingers on both hands for a surgical simulator
435 -- 437Xin-Zhi Zheng, Wataru Inamura, Katsunari Shibata, Koji Ito. Robotic batting system -- an architecture for learning and dynamic pattern generation
439 -- 441Masanori Takeda, Takayuki Nakamura, Masakazu Imai, Tsukasa Ogasawara, Minoru Asada. Enhanced continuous valued Q-learning for real autonomous robots
443 -- 444Takashi Kubota, Yoji Kuroda, Yasuharu Kunii, Ichiro Nakatani. Lunar exploration rover: ::::Micro5::::

Volume 14, Issue 4

263 -- 275Tadashi Kitamura, Tomoko Tahara, Ken ichi Asami. How can a robot have consciousness?
277 -- 291Tetsuya Ogata, Yoshihiro Matsuyama, Shigeki Sugano. Acquisition of internal representation in robots - toward human-robot communication using primitive language
293 -- 310Hiroshi Kobayashi, Hirotaka Gomibuchi, Kohki Kikuchi. A methodology to investigate robotic intelligence
311 -- 326Tetsuo Ono, Michita Imai, Ryohei Nakatsu. Reading a robot s mind: a model of utterance understanding based on the theory of mind mechanism

Volume 14, Issue 3

153 -- 168Kazuo Kiguchi, Keigo Watanabe, Kiyotaka Izumi, Toshio Fukuda. Two-stage adaptive robot position/force control using fuzzy reasoning and neural networks
169 -- 183Wen Li, Takashi Tsubouchi, Shin ichi Yuta. Manipulative difficulty of a mobile robot pushing and towing multiple trailers
185 -- 204Keum-Shik Hong, Chintae Choi. Task-oriented approaches to the inverse kinematics problem for a reclaimer excavating and transporting raw material
205 -- 220Peng Chang, Martial Hebert. First results in omni-directional visual servoing
221 -- 240Jean Bosco Mbede, Xinhan Huang, Min Wang. Reflexive sonar-based navigation of intelligent robot manipulators in dynamic environments using fuzzy control
241 -- 255Sangcheol Lee, Sangchul Won, Seungjoon Choi. Development of a new variable remote center compliance for assembly robots

Volume 14, Issue 2

87 -- 104Sanjiv Kumar, Irwan M. Kassim, Vijayan K. Asari. Design of a vision-guided microrobotic colonoscopy system
105 -- 118Abdelhamid Tayebi, Ahmed Rachid. Adaptive controller for non-holonomic mobile robots with matched uncertainties
119 -- 134Yoon-Seok Han, Young-Seok Kim, Shigeru Okuma. The position control of induction motors using a binary disturbance observer
135 -- 151Mohammad Asim Farooqi, Toru Omata. Online construction of the manipulation model of an unknown object by a robot hand using the regrasping primitives

Volume 14, Issue 1

7 -- 26Vincent Hugel, Patrick Bonnin, Jean-Christophe Bouramoué, Pierre Blazevic. Integration of vision and walking skills together with high-level strategies for quadruped robots to play soccer
27 -- 36Andreas Birk 0002, Holger Kenn, Thomas Walle. On-board control in the RoboCup small robots league
37 -- 50Ashley Tews, Gordon Wyeth. MAPS: a system for multi-agent coordination
51 -- 64Thomas Bräunl, Birgit Graf. Small robot agents with on-board vision and local intelligence
65 -- 74Igor M. Verner, Shlomo Waks. Educational features of robot contests: the RoboCup-98 survey
75 -- 86Maurizio Piaggio, Antonio Sgorbissa, Renato Zaccaria. A programming environment for real-time control of distributed multiple robotic systems