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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

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, 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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

2018

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

A New Silicone Structure for uSkin - A Soft, Distributed, Digital 3-Axis Skin Sensor and Its Integration on the Humanoid Robot iCub

Tomo, T. P., Regoli, M., Schmitz, A., Natale, L., Kristanto, H., Somlor, S., Jamone, L., Metta, G. & Sugano, S., 2018 Jul 1, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 3, p. 2584-2591 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

A Wearable Three-Axis Tactile Sensor for Human Fingertips

Kristanto, H., Sathe, P., Schmitz, A., Tomo, T. P., Somlor, S. & Sugano, S., 2018 Oct 1, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 4, p. 4313-4320 8 p., 8430516.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Covering a Robot Fingertip with uSkin: A Soft Electronic Skin with Distributed 3-Axis Force Sensitive Elements for Robot Hands

Tomo, T. P., Schmitz, A., Wong, W. K., Kristanto, H., Somlor, S., Hwang, J., Jamone, L. & Sugano, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 1, p. 124-131 8 p., 8000399.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

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

Evaluation of Series Clutch Actuators With a High Torque-to-Weight Ratio for Open-Loop Torque Control and Collision Safety

Wang, Y., Schmitz, A., Kobayashi, K., Lopez, J. A. A., Wang, W., Matsuo, Y., Sakamoto, Y. & Sugano, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 1, p. 297-304 8 p., 8004520.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Large Range Impedance Shaping for Physical Human Robot Interaction Through Light Quantity Measurement Based Torque Regulation

Wang, W., Wei, C., Suga, Y., Kuo, C., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 1, p. 187-194 8 p., 8007230.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Bioinspired Ciliary Force Sensor for Robotic Platforms

Ribeiro, P., Asadullah Khan, M., Alfadhel, A., Kosel, J., Franco, F., Cardoso, S., Bernardino, A., Schmitz, A., Santos-Victor, J. & Jamone, L., 2017 Apr 1, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2, 2, p. 971-976 6 p., 7827912.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

2 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

36 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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Wayang robot with gamelan music pattern recognition

Tomo, T. P., Schmitz, A., Enriquez, G., Hashimoto, S. & Sugano, S., 2017 Feb 1, In : Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics. 29, 1, p. 137-145 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

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

5 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

24 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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Design and characterization of a three-axis hall effect-based soft skin sensor

Tomo, T. P., Somlor, S., Schmitz, A., Jamone, L., Huang, W., Kristanto, H. & Sugano, S., 2016 Apr 7, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 16, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (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

1 Citation (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

2 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

3 Citations (Scopus)

Improving IMES localization accuracy by integrating dead reckoning information

Fujii, K., Arie, H., Wang, W., Kaneko, Y., Sakamoto, Y., Schmitz, A. & Sugano, S., 2016 Jan 27, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 16, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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

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

4 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

3 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

3 Citations (Scopus)