Alexander Schmitz

准教授(任期付)

  • 665 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
20082019
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Research Output 2008 2019

  • 665 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 36 Conference contribution
  • 13 Article
  • 1 Chapter
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Conference contribution
2019

Continuous sensing ability of robot finger joints with tactile sensors

Hsu, C., Schmitz, A., Kusayanagi, K. & Sugano, S., 2019 Jul, Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1440-1444 5 p. 8868734. (IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM; vol. 2019-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Sensors
End effectors
Skin
Linear motors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Morphology-specific convolutional neural networks for tactile object recognition with a multi-fingered hand

Funabashi, S., Yan, G., Geier, A., Schmitz, A., Ogata, T. & Sugano, S., 2019 May 1, 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 57-63 7 p. 8793901. (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation; vol. 2019-May).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Object recognition
Neural networks
Sensors
Force measurement
Angle measurement

Versatile In-Hand Manipulation of Objects with Different Sizes and Shapes Using Neural Networks

Funabashi, S., Schmitz, A., Sato, T., Somlor, S. & Sugano, S., 2019 Jan 23, 2018 IEEE-RAS 18th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2018. IEEE Computer Society, p. 768-775 8 p. 8624961. (IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots; vol. 2018-November).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Skin
Robots
Neural networks
Supervised learning
Sensors
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

An Adjustable Force Sensitive Sensor with an Electromagnet for a Soft, Distributed, Digital 3-axis Skin Sensor

Holgado, A. C., Alvarez Lopez, J. A., Schmitz, A., Tomo, T. P., Somlor, S., Jamone, L. & Sugano, S., 2018 Dec 27, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2582-2588 7 p. 8593757. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electromagnets
Skin
Sensors
Magnetic fields
Magnetic sensors

Design & implementation of an emergency stop function for on-power clutch based adjustable torque limiters

Wang, Y., Schmitz, A., Lopez, J. A. A., Kobayashi, K. & Sugano, S., 2018 Feb 1, SII 2017 - 2017 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-January. p. 463-468 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

clutches
brakes
Limiter
Clutches
Limiters
2 Citations (Scopus)

Object Recognition Through Active Sensing Using a Multi-Fingered Robot Hand with 3D Tactile Sensors

Funabashi, S., Morikuni, S., Geier, A., Schmitz, A., Ogasa, S., Torno, T. P., Somlor, S. & Sugano, S., 2018 Dec 27, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2589-2595 7 p. 8594159. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Object recognition
End effectors
Robots
Sensors
Time series
2017

Development of a capacitive-type 6-axis force-torque sensor

Somlor, S., Schmitz, A., Jinsun, H., Tomo, T. P. & Sugano, S., 2017 Dec 21, IEEE SENSORS 2017 - Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-December. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Torque
Sensors
Transducers
End effectors
Hysteresis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exploiting the slip behavior of friction based clutches for safer adjustable torque limiters

Wang, Y., Schmitz, A., Kobayashi, K., Lopez, J. A. A., Wang, W., Matsuo, Y., Sakamoto, Y. & Sugano, S., 2017 Aug 21, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1346-1351 6 p. 8014205

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Clutches
Limiters
Torque
Friction
Kinetics
27 Citations (Scopus)

Low-cost 3-axis soft tactile sensors for the human-friendly robot Vizzy

Paulino, T., Ribeiro, P., Neto, M., Cardoso, S., Schmitz, A., Santos-Victor, J., Bernardino, A. & Jamone, L., 2017 Jul 21, ICRA 2017 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 966-971 6 p. 7989118

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Sensors
Costs
Hall effect
Silicones
2 Citations (Scopus)

SNR modeling and material dependency test of a low-cost and simple to fabricate 3D force sensor for soft robotics

Tomo, T. P., Wong, W. K., Schmitz, A., Kristanto, H., Somlor, S., Hwang, J. & Sugano, S., 2017 Feb 6, SII 2016 - 2016 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 428-433 6 p. 7844036

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Force Sensor
Robotics
Signal to noise ratio
Module
Sensors
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

A combined approach of Doppler and carrier-based hyperbolic positioning with a multi-channel GPS-pseudolite for indoor localization of robots

Fujii, K., Yonezawa, R., Sakamoto, Y., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2016 Nov 14, 2016 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation, IPIN 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7743668

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Doppler
robots
positioning
Positioning
Global positioning system
16 Citations (Scopus)

A modular, distributed, soft, 3-axis sensor system for robot hands

Tomo, T. P., Wong, W. K., Schmitz, A., Kristanto, H., Sarazin, A., Jamone, L., Somlor, S. & Sugano, S., 2016 Dec 30, Humanoids 2016 - IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, p. 454-460 7 p. 7803315

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Robots
Sensors
Printed circuit boards
Magnets
3 Citations (Scopus)

A study on fingertip designs and their influences on performing stable prehension for robot hands

Or, K., Morikuni, S., Ogasa, S., Funabashi, S., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2016 Dec 30, Humanoids 2016 - IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, p. 772-777 6 p. 7803361

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Skin
Robots
Friction
Hardness
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design optimisation and performance evaluation of a toroidal magnetorheological hydraulic piston head

Dominguez, G. A., Kamezaki, M., He, S., Somlor, S., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2016 Nov 28, IROS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-November. p. 350-355 6 p. 7759078

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pistons
Hydraulics
Intelligent materials
Magnetic flux
Energy efficiency
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of robotic fingertip morphology for enhanced manipulation stability

Or, K., Schmitz, A., Funabashi, S., Tomura, M. & Sugano, S., 2016 Sep 26, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-September. p. 25-30 6 p. 7576738

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Robotics
Interpolation
Robots
Experiments
3 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the use of light and display indicators for communicating directional intent

Shrestha, M. C., Kobayashi, A., Onishi, T., Yanagawa, H., Yokoyama, Y., Uno, E., Schmitz, A., Kamezaki, M. & Sugano, S., 2016 Sep 26, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-September. p. 1651-1656 6 p. 7577007

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Display devices
Robots
Navigation
Acoustic waves
Communication
3 Citations (Scopus)

Intent communication in navigation through the use of light and screen indicators

Shrestha, M. C., Kobayashi, A., Onishi, T., Uno, E., Yanagawa, H., Yokoyama, Y., Kamezaki, M., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2016 Apr 12, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-April. p. 523-524 2 p. 7451837

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Navigation
Anthropomorphic robots
Robots
Communication
4 Citations (Scopus)

Interpolation control posture design for in-hand manipulation

Or, K., Tomura, M., Schmitz, A., Funabashi, S. & Sugano, S., 2016 Feb 10, 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 187-192 6 p. 7404976

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Interpolation
Robots
Sensors
Testing
3 Citations (Scopus)

Methods for improving IMES transmitters: Transmission diversity, variable beamwidth antenna, and leaky coaxial cable

Fujii, K., Kawaguchi, T., Matsumoto, H., Tanikawara, M., Toyama, T., Sakamoto, Y., Wang, W., Arie, H., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2016 Feb 10, 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 326-331 6 p. 7404941

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coaxial cables
Transmitters
Antennas
Experiments
2 Citations (Scopus)

Position-force combination control with passive flexibility for versatile in-hand manipulation based on posture interpolation

Or, K., Tomura, M., Schmitz, A., Funabashi, S. & Sugano, S., 2016 Nov 28, IROS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-November. p. 2542-2547 6 p. 7759395

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Force control
Position control
Interpolation
End effectors
Hardness
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

A Concept for a robot arm with adjustable series clutch actuators and passive gravity compensation for enhanced safety

Schmitz, A., Bhavaraju, S., Somlor, S., Dominguez, G. A., Kamezaki, M., Wang, W. & Sugano, S., 2015 Aug 25, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-August. p. 1322-1327 6 p. 7222722

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Clutches
Gravitation
Actuators
Torque
Robots
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Haptic interface with adjustable stiffness using MR fluid sophon somlor

Dominguez, G. A., Schmitz, A., Kamezaki, M. & Sugano, S., 2015 Aug 25, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-August. p. 1132-1137 6 p. 7222692

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Magnetorheological fluids
Haptic interfaces
Stiffness
Capacitive sensors
Magnetic fields
2 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation into the social acceptance of using contact for inducing an obstructing human

Shrestha, M. C., Kobayashi, A., Onishi, T., Uno, E., Yanagawa, H., Yokoyama, Y., Kamezaki, M., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2015 Dec 22, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2015-December. p. 941-946 6 p. 7363482

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Navigation
Robotics
Experiments
6 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a hall-effect based skin sensor

Tomo, T. P., Somlor, S., Schmitz, A., Hashimoto, S., Sugano, S. & Jamone, L., 2015 Dec 31, 2015 IEEE SENSORS - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7370435

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hall effect
Skin
sensors
Sensors
Magnetic fields
1 Citation (Scopus)

First Results of Tilted Capacitive Sensors to Detect Shear Force

Somlor, S., Schmitz, A., Hartanto, R. S. & Sugano, S., 2015, Procedia Computer Science. Elsevier, Vol. 76. p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Capacitive sensors
Transducers
Sensors
Silicones
Skin
12 Citations (Scopus)

Robust in-hand manipulation of variously sized and shaped objects

Funabashi, S., Schmitz, A., Sato, T., Somlor, S. & Sugano, S., 2015 Dec 11, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-December. p. 257-263 7 p. 7353383

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Skin
Sensors
Learning systems
Interpolation
Teaching
32 Citations (Scopus)

Tactile object recognition using deep learning and dropout

Schmitz, A., Bansho, Y., Noda, K., Iwata, H., Ogata, T. & Sugano, S., 2015 Feb 12, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2015-February. p. 1044-1050 7 p. 7041493

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Object recognition
Sensors
End effectors
Deep learning
Skin
4 Citations (Scopus)

Using contact-based inducement for efficient navigation in a congested environment

Shrestha, M. C., Nohisa, Y., Schmitz, A., Hayakawa, S., Uno, E., Yokoyama, Y., Yanagawa, H., Or, K. & Sugano, S., 2015 Nov 20, Proceedings - IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-November. p. 456-461 6 p. 7333673

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Navigation
Robots
Motion planning
Experiments
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

A prototype force sensing unit for a capacitive-type force-torque sensor

Somlor, S., Schmitz, A., Hartanto, R. S. & Sugano, S., 2014 Jan 30, 2014 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 684-689 6 p. 7028121

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Torque
Capacitive sensors
Sensors
End effectors
Hysteresis
2013
9 Citations (Scopus)

Sensor prediction and grasp stability evaluation for in-hand manipulation

Kojima, K., Sato, T., Schmitz, A., Arie, H., Iwata, H. & Sugano, S., 2013, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 2479-2484 6 p. 6696705

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensors
Robots
End effectors
Motion planning
Learning systems
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)

A toolbox for supporting the design of large-scale capacitive tactile systems

Le, T. H. L., Maiolino, P., Mastrogiovanni, F., Cannata, G. & Schmitz, A., 2011, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. p. 153-158 6 p. 6100866

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Skin
Robots
Finite element method
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of tactile capacitive sensors of the humanoid robot iCub's fingertips

Ascia, A., Biso, M., Ansaldo, A., Schmitz, A., Ricci, D., Natale, L., Metta, G. & Sandini, G., 2011, Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. p. 504-507 4 p. 6127098

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Capacitive sensors
Silicones
Robots
End effectors
Deterioration
2010
53 Citations (Scopus)

A tactile sensor for the fingertips of the humanoid robot iCub

Schmitz, A., Maggiali, M., Natale, L., Bonino, B. & Metta, G., 2010, IEEE/RSJ 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2010 - Conference Proceedings. p. 2212-2217 6 p. 5648838

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Capacitive sensors
Robots
Sensors
Pressure sensors
End effectors
37 Citations (Scopus)

Design, realization and sensorization of the dexterous iCub hand

Schmitz, A., Pattacini, U., Nori, F., Natale, L., Metta, G. & Sandini, G., 2010, 2010 10th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2010. p. 186-191 6 p. 5686825

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensors
Pressure sensors
End effectors
Robotics
Electronic equipment
12 Citations (Scopus)

Touch sensors for humanoid hands

Schmitz, A., Maggiali, M., Natale, L. & Metta, G., 2010, Proceedings - IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. p. 691-697 7 p. 5598609

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensors
Robots
End effectors
Capacitive sensors
Pressure sensors
2008
18 Citations (Scopus)

A prototype fingertip with high spatial resolution pressure sensing for the robot iCub

Schmitz, A., Maggiali, M., Randazzo, M., Natale, L. & Metta, G., 2008, 2008 8th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2008. p. 423-428 6 p. 4755988

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Capacitive sensors
Pressure sensors
Silicones
Signal to noise ratio