>2020-9-20~24 Conference presentations ROMANSY 2020
S. Shimizu's paper on "Motion Synthesis Using Low-dimensional Feature Space and Its Application to Inverse Optimal Control" and E. Coronado's paper on "Connecting MATLAB/Octave to perceptual, cognitive and control components for the development of intelligent robotic systems" will both be presented at ROMANSY 2020. @Online
Dr. D. Deuff from Orange Lab. France will give a talk on "Agile and SCRUM for a robot design project". @Online on GVLab skype more details here
2020-10-8~9 Conference presentation Pan Pac 2020
R. Inoue will present our joint work with Prof. Kose on "Effect of simultaneous increase in basis weight and beating degree on basic properties of paper" at the Pan Pacific Conference on Pulp and Paper Technology. @online
2020-10-25-29 Invited talk
GV has been invited to give a talk on "The role of humans in a robotized society" or "My robot is not your robot: the craftmanship behing designing personalized robots", at the IROS 2020 workshop on Robots building Robots. Digital Manufacturing and Human-centered Automation for Building Consumer Robots. @online
2020-11-10~13 Conference presentation HAI 2020
M. Xu and S. Zhang's paper on "The Impact of a Social Robot Public Speaker on Audience Attention", will be presented at the International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction. @online
2020-11-14~16 Conference presentation ICSR 2020
E. Coronado's work in collaboration with Monash university on "User Expectations of Robots in Public Spaces: a Co-Design Methodology" will be presented at the International Conference on Social Robotics. @online
2020-11-29~2020-12-2 Conference presentation BIOROB 2020
R. Mallat's paper on "Dynamics Assessment and Minimal Model of an Orthosis-Assisted Knee Motion" will be presented at the 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS Int. Conf. on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. @online
2020-12-8-11 Conference presentation TALE 2020
Our paper on "Social Robots that can Sense and Improve Student Engagement" in collaboration with Prof. Bourguet and students from QMUL will be presented at the IEEE Int. Conf. on Engineering, Technology and Education. @online
> 2020-9-17 Feature
Our lab is featured in the MEXT collection of unique lab design cases (4/4).
> 2020-9-1 New member
Welcoming K. Asada, who is joining us as administrative staff!
> 2019-12-31 Interview
A short note of GV's interview in an article in Buzz feed news by R. Adams.
> 2019-11-6 Interview
GV talks on IROS TV about living with robots.
> 2019-8-29 In the news
An interview of GV in newspick： 【解説】人類とロボットをつなぐ「ソフトロボティクス」最前線, read in Japanese
> 2019-3-1 New project
The Tateishi fundation is supporting our project on 「非言語コミュニケーションに基づく孤立した高齢者を支援する知能ロボットの開発」with a Type A research grant.
> Journal of Computer Languages
E. Coronado, F. Mastrogiovanni, B. Indurkhya, G. Venture, A Survey on Visual Programming Environments for End-User Development of Intelligent and Social Robots, Vol. 58, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cola.2020.100970
> Robotics & Automation Letters
Y. Hu, M. Benallegue, G. Venture, E. Yoshida, Interact with me: an Exploratory Study on Interaction Factors for Active Physical Human-Robot Interaction, 2020. 10.1109/LRA.2020.3017475M.
Catalano, I. Frizza, C. Morandi, G. Grioli, K. Ayusawa, T. Ito, G. Venture, HRP-4 walks on Soft Feet, 2020. 10.1109/LRA.2020.2979630
> J. Signal Processing Systems
Chakraborty, S., Jain, S., Nandy, A. et al. Pathological Gait Detection Based on Multiple Regression Models Using Unobtrusive Sensing Technology. , 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11265-020-01534-1
> J. of Biomechanics
V. Hernandez, D. Kulic, G. Venture, Adversarial autoencoder for visualization and classification of human activity: application to Wii Balance Board, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.109684
S. Chakraborty, S. Jain, A. Nandy, T. Yamaguchi, V. Bonnet, G. Venture, Accuracy of image data stream of a markerless motion capture system in determining the local dynamic stability and joint, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.109718
E. Coronado, G. Venture, Towards IoT-aided Human-Robot Interaction using NEP and ROS, a Platform-Independent, Accessible and Distributed Approach, Vol. 20, No. 5, 1500, 2020. pdf
V. Hernandez, T. Suzuki, G. Venture, Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Network for Human Activity Recognition: application on American Sign Language, 2020. pdf
> Control Engineering Practice
L. Rincon, Y. Kubota, G. Venture, Y. Tagawa, Inverse dynamic control via ‘simulation of feedback control’ by artificial neural networks for a Crane System, Machine learning for crane system based on inverse dynamic control via simulation of feedback control,94, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2019.104203