Journal: Advanced Robotics

Volume 26, Issue 8-9

817 -- 842Khalil Alipour, S. Ali A. Moosavian. Effect of Terrain Traction, Suspension Stiffness and Grasp Posture on the Tip-Over Stability of Wheeled Robots with Multiple Arms
843 -- 860Tiantian Shen, Graziano Chesi. Visual Servoing Path Planning for Cameras Obeying the Unified Model
861 -- 876Akihiro Yamaguchi, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura. Robot Finger Using Electro-Conjugate Fluid
877 -- 896Shanhai Jin, Ryo Kikuuwe, Motoji Yamamoto. Real-Time Quadratic Sliding Mode Filter for Removing Noise
897 -- 921Sang Hyoung Lee, Il Hong Suh. Motivation-Based Dependable Behavior Selection Using Probabilistic Affordance
923 -- 946Bingtuan Gao, Jing Xu, Jianguo Zhao, Ning Xi. Combined Inverse Kinematic and Static Analysis and Optimal Design of a Cable-Driven Mechanism with a Spring Spine
947 -- 967Jonathan Courbon, Youcef Mezouar, Philippe Martinet. Evaluation of the Unified Model of the Sphere for Fisheye Cameras in Robotic Applications
969 -- 988Gen Endo, Shigeo Hirose. Study on Roller-Walker - Improvement of Locomotive Efficiency of Quadruped Robots by Passive Wheels
989 -- 1012Byungjae Park, Jinwoo Choi, Wan Kyun Chung. Roadmap Coverage Improvement Using a Node Rearrangement Method for Mobile Robot Path Planning
1013 -- 1034Weria Khaksar, Sai Hong Tang, Mansoor Khaksar, Omid Reza Esmaeili Motlagh. Sampling-Based Tabu Search Approach for Online Path Planning
1035 -- 1054Adrian Burlacu, Corneliu Lazar. Reference Trajectory-Based Visual Predictive Control
1055 -- 1074Se-Jin Lee, Dong-Woo Cho, Jae-Bok Song. Novel Sonar Salient Feature Structure for Extended Kalman Filter-Based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping of Mobile Robots
1075 -- 1098Zhiguo Lu, Tadayoshi Aoyama, Kosuke Sekiyama, Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Toshio Fukuda. Transition Motion from Ladder Climbing to Brachiation with Optimal Load-Allocation Control

Volume 26, Issue 7

689 -- 691Fumiya Iida, Koh Hosoda, Rolf Pfeifer, Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Preface
693 -- 707Takuya Umedachi, Ryo Idei, Toshiyuki Nakagaki, Ryo Kobayashi, Akio Ishiguro. Fluid-Filled Soft-Bodied Amoeboid Robot Inspired by Plasmodium of True Slime Mold
709 -- 727Cecilia Laschi, Matteo Cianchetti, Barbara Mazzolai, Laura Margheri, Maurizio Follador, Paolo Dario. Soft Robot Arm Inspired by the Octopus
729 -- 744Koh Hosoda, Shunsuke Sekimoto, Yoichi Nishigori, Shinya Takamuku, Shuhei Ikemoto. Anthropomorphic Muscular-Skeletal Robotic Upper Limb for Understanding Embodied Intelligence
745 -- 764Takashi Takuma, Ryota Izawa, Toshihiro Inoue, Tatsuya Masuda. Mechanical Design of a Trunk with Redundant and Viscoelastic Joints for Rhythmic Quadruped Locomotion
765 -- 783Ivan Godler, Takashi Sonoda, Kazuo Sakurai. Modeling and Evaluation of a Twist Drive Actuator for Soft Robotics
785 -- 798Jürg Germann, Michael Dommer, Ramon Pericet-Camara, Dario Floreano. Active Connection Mechanism for Soft Modular Robots
799 -- 816Taro Nakamura, Masanori Maehara, Daisuke Tanaka, Hiroyuki Maeda. via an Electromyogram and Application to a Master-Slave System with an Artificial Muscle Manipulator

Volume 26, Issue 5-6

409 -- 435Guang Lu, Jingping Yan, Zhisheng Zhang, Jinfei Shi, Yuling Yan. Dissection of a Flexible Wing's Performance for Insect-Inspired Flapping-Wing Micro Air Vehicles
437 -- 460Su-Yong An, Jeong-Gwan Kang, Lae-Kyoung Lee, Se-Young Oh. Line Segment-Based Indoor Mapping with Salient Line Feature Extraction
461 -- 485Tomonari Furukawa, Lin Chi Mak, Hugh F. Durrant-Whyte, Rajmohan Madhavan. Autonomous Bayesian Search and Tracking, and its Experimental Validation
487 -- 514Viviane Cadenat, David Folio, Adrien Durand Petiteville. Comparison of Two Sequencing Techniques to Perform a Vision-Based Navigation Task in a Cluttered Environment
515 -- 535Dongil Choi, Mingeuk Kim, Jun-Ho Oh. Development of a Rapid Mobile Robot with a Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Inverted Pendulum Using the Model-Based Zero-Moment Point Stabilization Method
537 -- 560Alireza Akbarzadeh Tootoonchi, Hadi Kalani. Design and Modeling of a Snake Robot Based on Worm-Like Locomotion
561 -- 580S. N. Yu, H.-D. Lee, S.-H. Lee, W. S. Kim, J. S. Han, C. S. Han. Design of an Under-Actuated Exoskeleton System for Walking Assist While Load Carrying
581 -- 603Chang-bae Moon, Woojin Chung. Coordination of Multiple Control Schemes for Mobile Robot Navigation on the Basis of the Generalized Stochastic Petri-Nets
605 -- 626Santiago Cifuentes, Jose M. Giron-Sierra, Juan F. Jiménez. Robot Navigation Based on Discrimination of Artificial Fields: Application to Single Robots
627 -- 652Santiago Cifuentes, Jose M. Giron-Sierra, Juan F. Jiménez. Robot Navigation Based on Discrimination of Artificial Fields: Application to Robot Formations
653 -- 671Hyukdoo Choi, Dong-Yeop Kim, Jae Pil Hwang, Chang-Woo Park, Euntai Kim. Efficient Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Based on Ceiling-View: Ceiling Boundary Feature Map Approach
673 -- 687Hirohisa Tamagawa, Keiko Kikuchi, Kenta Takagi, Minoru Sasaki. Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite of Thermo-Responsive Selemion AMV Coated with Gold Foils

Volume 26, Issue 3-4

233 -- 0Koh Hosoda. Preface
234 -- 251Nicolas Schmit, Masafumi Okada. Design and Realization of a Non-Circular Cable Spool to Synthesize a Nonlinear Rotational Spring
253 -- 276Atsushi Kakogawa, Shugen Ma. Stiffness Design of Springs for a Screw Drive In-Pipe Robot to Pass through Curved Pipes and Vertical Straight Pipes
277 -- 290Munesuke Suzuki, Hiroshi Hosaka, Takeshi Morita. Resonant-Type Smooth Impact Drive Mechanism Actuator with Two Langevin Transducers
291 -- 306Tomohiro Kawahara, Shigeo Ohashi, Masaya Hagiwara, Yoko Yamanishi, Fumihito Arai. Air-Flow-Based Single-Cell Dispensing System
307 -- 326Atsushi Oosedo, Atsushi Konno, Takaaki Matsumoto, Kenta Go, Koji Masuko, Masaru Uchiyama. Design and Attitude Control of a Quad-Rotor Tail-Sitter Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
327 -- 348Kiyoshi Irie, Tomoaki Yoshida, Masahiro Tomono. Outdoor Localization Using Stereo Vision Under Various Illumination Conditions
349 -- 362Hideki Toda, Genci Capi. Development of a High-Resolution Human-Specific Breath Gas Sensor for Survivor Detection in Disaster Zones
363 -- 381Angelica Lim, Takeshi Mizumoto, Tetsuya Ogata, Hiroshi G. Okuno. A Musical Robot that Synchronizes with a Coplayer Using Non-Verbal Cues
383 -- 398Ryuma Niiyama, Satoshi Nishikawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Biomechanical Approach to Open-Loop Bipedal Running with a Musculoskeletal Athlete Robot
399 -- 408Masayuki Hirata, Kojiro Matsushita, Takufumi Yanagisawa, Tetsu Goto, Shayne Morris, Hiroshi Yokoi, Takafumi Suzuki, Takeshi Yoshida, Fumihiro Sato, Osamu Sakura, Yukiyasu Kamitani, Toshiki Yoshimine. Motor Restoration Based on the Brain-Machine Interface Using Brain Surface Electrodes: Real-Time Robot Control and a Fully Implantable Wireless System

Volume 26, Issue 18

2087 -- 2113Vincent Frémont, Sergio Alberto Rodriguez Florez, Philippe Bonnifait. Circular Targets for 3D Alignment of Video and Lidar Sensors
2115 -- 2143In Sik Yu, Hyun Soo Woo, Hyoung Il Son, Woojin Ahn, Hoeryong Jung, Doo Yong Lee, Sun Young Yi. Design of a Haptic Interface for a Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Simulation
2145 -- 2168Heon-Cheol Lee, Touahmi Yaniss, Beom Hee Lee. Grafting: A Path Replanning Technique for Rapidly-Exploring Random Trees in Dynamic Environments
2169 -- 2188Gianluigi Pillonetto, Gorkem Erinc, Stefano Carpin. Online Estimation of Covariance Parameters using Extended Kalman Filtering and Application to Robot Localization

Volume 26, Issue 17

1939 -- 0Gaurav S. Sukhatme, Shigeki Sugano. Preface
1941 -- 1965Hiroaki Miura, Takami Yoshida, Keisuke Nakamura, Kazuhiro Nakadai. SLAM-based Online Calibration for Asynchronous Microphone Array
1967 -- 1993Seyed Mohammad Khansari-Zadeh, Klas Kronander, Aude Billard. Learning to Play Minigolf: A Dynamical System-Based Approach
1995 -- 2020Takaya Araki, Tomoaki Nakamura, Takayuki Nagai, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, Naoto Iwahashi. Online Object Categorization Using Multimodal Information Autonomously Acquired by a Mobile Robot
2021 -- 2041Rainer Kümmerle, Giorgio Grisetti, Wolfram Burgard. Simultaneous Parameter Calibration, Localization, and Mapping
2043 -- 2064David Rollinson, Austin Buchan, Howie Choset. Virtual Chassis for Snake Robots: Definition and Applications
2065 -- 2085Dmitry S. Yershov, Steven M. LaValle. * Algorithms: From Graphs to Continuous Spaces

Volume 26, Issue 16

1825 -- 1840Chang-Nho Cho, Joon-Hong Kim, Young-Loul Kim, Jae-Bok Song, Jin Ho Kyung. Collision Detection Algorithm to Distinguish Between Intended Contact and Unexpected Collision
1841 -- 1862Lingqi Zeng, Gary M. Bone. Mobile Robot Navigation for Moving Obstacles with Unpredictable Direction Changes, Including Humans
1863 -- 1884Jacopo Aleotti, Stefano Caselli. Learning Manipulation Tasks from Human Demonstration and 3D Shape Segmentation
1885 -- 1913Ridha Kelaiaia, Abdelouhab Zaatri, Olivier Company. Multiobjective Optimization of 6-dof UPS Parallel Manipulators
1915 -- 1937Youngbin Park, Il Hong Suh. Visual Recognition of Types of Corridor Segments for Mobile Robots

Volume 26, Issue 15

1693 -- 1726Shahram Hadian Jazi, Mehdi Keshmiri, Farid Sheikholeslam, Mostafa Ghobadi Shahreza, Mohammad Keshmiri. Dynamic Analysis and Control Synthesis of Undesired Slippage of End-Effectors in a Cooperative Grasping
1727 -- 1746Takeshi Ando, Eiichi Ohki, Yasutaka Nakashima, Yutaka Akita, Hiroshi Iijima, Osamu Tanaka, Masakatsu G. Fujie. A Gait Phase Measurement System Using Treadmill Motor Current
1747 -- 1770Cedric Cocaud, Takashi Kubota. SLAM-Based Navigation Scheme for Pinpoint Landing on Small Celestial Body
1771 -- 1797Loïc Cuvillon, Edouard Laroche, Jacques Gangloff, Michel de Mathelin. A Mutivariable Methodology for Fast Visual Servoing of Flexible Manipulators Moving in a Restricted Workspace
1799 -- 1823Robert C. Richardson, Arjun Nagendran, Robin G. Scott. Experimental Tests of 'Bidi-bot': A Mechanism Designed for Clearing Loose Debris from the Path of Mobile Search and Rescue Robots

Volume 26, Issue 14

1537 -- 1538Shin'ichi Yuta, Daniel D. Lee, Keiji Nagatani, Yasushi Nakauchi. Preface
1539 -- 1554Keiji Nagatani, Alex Kushleyev, Daniel D. Lee. Sensor Information Processing in Robot Competitions and Real World Robotic Challenges
1555 -- 1575Sam Ann Rahok, Kazumichi Inoue, Koichi Ozaki. Development of a Mobile Robot to Run in Tsukuba Challenge 2010
1577 -- 1602Tetsuo Tomizawa, Satoshi Muramatsu, Masanori Sato, Masataka Hirai, Shunsuke Kudoh, Takashi Suehiro. Development of an Intelligent Senior-Car in a Pedestrian Walkway
1603 -- 1621Hannes Schulz, Sven Behnke. Utilizing the Structure of Field Lines for Efficient Soccer Robot Localization
1623 -- 1647Takeshi Ohki, Keiji Nagatani, Kazuya Yoshida. Local Path Planner for Mobile Robot in Dynamic Environment based on Distance Time Transform Method
1649 -- 1675Masashi Yokozuka, Osamu Matsumoto. Sub-Map Dividing and Realignment FastSLAM by Blocking Gibbs MCEM for Large-Scale 3-D Grid Mapping
1677 -- 1691Kosei Demura, Yuichi Komoriya. A Navigation Method Using the Mutual Feedback of Waypoints and Self-Positions

Volume 26, Issue 13

1419 -- 1441A. R. Shirazi, Mir Masoud Seyyed Fakhrabadi, Ahmad Ghanbari. Optimal Design of a 6-DOF Parallel Manipulator Using Particle Swarm Optimization
1443 -- 1469Seongsoo Lee, Sukhan Lee, Jason Jeongsuk Yoon. Illumination-Invariant Localization Based on Upward Looking Scenes for Low-Cost Indoor Robots
1471 -- 1494Kyeong Bin Lim, Yong-San Yoon. Reconfiguration Planning for a Robotic Vehicle with Actively Articulated Suspension in Obstacle Terrain during Straight Motion
1495 -- 1519Minyong Choi, Jinwoo Choi, Wan Kyun Chung. Correlation-Based Scan Matching Using Ultrasonic Sensors for EKF Localization
1521 -- 1536Xiuzhi Li, Songmin Jia, Ke Wang, Liang Zhao. Scene Flow-Based Environment 3D Digitalization for Mobile Robot Navigation

Volume 26, Issue 11-12

1205 -- 1227Daniel Villegas, Michaël Van Damme, Bram Vanderborght, Pieter Beyl, Dirk Lefeber. Third-Generation Pleated Pneumatic Artificial Muscles for Robotic Applications: Development and Comparison with McKibben Muscle
1229 -- 1252Makoto Nikaido, Toyokazu Kobayashi, Tomio Ito, Toshimitsu Higashi, Hirofumi Tamura, Jun Ota. Analytic Flow Design Method for an Automated Distribution Center with Multiple Shipping Areas
1253 -- 1269Yo Kobayashi, Takao Watanabe, Masatoshi Seki, Takeshi Ando, Masakatsu G. Fujie. Soft Interaction Between Body Weight Support System and Human Using Impedance Control Based on Fractional Calculus
1271 -- 1290Masao Saida, Yasuhisa Hirata, Kazuhiro Kosuge. Motion Control of Caster-Type Passive Mobile Robot with Servo Brakes
1291 -- 1316Zhaojia Liu, Hiromasa Kamogawa, Jun Ota. Motion Planning for Two Robots of an Object Handling System Considering Fast Transition Between Stable States
1317 -- 1341Sohee Lee, Marion Leibold, Martin Buss, Frank Chongwoo Park. Rollover Prevention of Mobile Manipulators using Invariance Control and Recursive analytic Zmp Gradients
1343 -- 1368Nobutaka Kimura, Keisuke Fujimoto, Toshio Moriya. Real-Time Updating of 2D Map for Autonomous Robot Locomotion Based on Distinction Between Static and Semi-Static Objects
1369 -- 1392Fares J. Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, Vicente Mata. Evolutionary Path Planning Algorithm for Industrial Robots
1393 -- 1418Chia-Hung Dylan Tsai, Imin Kao, Mitsuru Higashimori, Makoto Kaneko. Modeling, Sensing, and Interpretation of Viscoelastic Contact Interface

Volume 26, Issue 10

1099 -- 1126Karim Bouyarmane, Abderrahmane Kheddar. Humanoid Robot Locomotion and Manipulation Step Planning
1127 -- 1142Rui Fukui, Taketoshi Mori, Tomomasa Sato. An Electrostatic Capacitive Floor Sensor System for Human Position Monitoring in a Living Space
1143 -- 1159Anna Gruebler, Vincent Berenz, Kenji Suzuki. Emotionally Assisted Human-Robot Interaction Using a Wearable Device for Reading Facial Expressions
1161 -- 1182Taro Nakamura, Yuya Hidaka, Masato Yokojima, Kazunori Adachi. Development of Peristaltic Crawling Robot with Artificial Rubber Muscles Attached to Large Intestine Endoscope
1183 -- 1201Takami Yoshida, Kazuhiro Nakadai. Audio-Visual Voice Activity Detection Based on an Utterance State Transition Model
1203 -- 0Jeffrey Too Chuan Tan, Feng Duan, Ryu Kato, Tamio Arai. Safety Strategy for Human-Robot Collaboration: Design and Development in Cellular Manufacturing

Volume 26, Issue 1-2

1 -- 22Samer Mohammed, Yacine Amirat, Hala Rifai. Lower-Limb Movement Assistance through Wearable Robots: State of the Art and Challenges
23 -- 44Katsushi Miura, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Minoru Asada. Vowel Acquisition Based on an Auto-Mirroring Bias with a Less Imitative Caregiver
45 -- 61Munadi, Tomohide Naniwa. An Adaptive Controller Dominant-Type Hybrid Adaptive and Learning Controller for Trajectory Tracking of Robot Manipulators
63 -- 82Chun-Ta Chen, Hoang-Vuong Pham. On Climbing Winding Stairs in an Open Mode for a New Robotic Wheelchair
83 -- 104Ruihua Ye, Yonghua Chen, Waipan Yau. A Simple and Novel Hybrid Robotic System for Robot-Assisted Femur Fracture Reduction
105 -- 120Kotaro Fukui, Yuma Ishikawa, Eiji Shintaku, Masaaki Honda, Atsuo Takanishi. Production of Various Vocal Cord Vibrations Using a Mechanical Model for an Anthropomorphic Talking Robot
121 -- 135Jumpei Arata, Norio Ikedo, Hideo Fujimoto. New Multi-d.o.f. Haptic Device Using a Parallel Mechanism with a Wide Rotational Working Area
137 -- 153Maurizio Ruggiu. On the Lagrangian and Cartesian Stiffness Matrices of Parallel Mechanisms with Elastic Joints
155 -- 176Fumihiko Asano. Efficiency and Optimality of Two-Period Limit Cycle Walking
177 -- 196Yueri Cai, Shusheng Bi, Licheng Zheng. Design Optimization of a Bionic Fish with Multi-Joint Fin Rays
197 -- 218Dawei Zhang, Zhenbo Li, Jiapin Chen. Design and Optimization of an Omnidirectional Permanent-Magnetic Wheeled Wall-Climbing Microrobot with MEMS-Based Electromagnetic Micromotors
219 -- 232Masahiro Ohka, Kazuya Esumi, Yasuhiro Sawamoto. Two-Axial Piezoelectric Actuator Controller Using a Multi-Layer Artificial Neural Network Featuring Feedback Connection for Tactile Displays