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  • mROS: A Lightweight Runtime Environment of ROS 1 nodes for Embedded Devices

    Hideki Takase , Tomoya Mori , Kazuyoshi Takagi , Naofumi Takagi

    … The Robot Operating System (ROS) has attracted attention as a design platform for robot software development. … This paper proposes a novel solution called mROS, which is a lightweight runtime environment of ROS nodes, to execute robot software components on mid-range embedded devices. …

    情報処理学会論文誌 61(2), 2020-02-15

    IPSJ 

  • Proposal of Mutation Mobile Sensing Cluster for Indistinguishable Multiple Events  [in Japanese]

    新居 英志 , 北之馬 貴正 , 四方 博之 , 滝沢 泰久

    近年,人による作業が困難な環境や作業の自動化のため,自律移動体の活用が議論されている.このような自律移動体を用いて発生位置や数が不明である未知イベントの探索と処理を行う場合,自律移動体はイベントから発せられる物理情報をセンシングすることで探索を行い,その後イベントに対する能動的処理を行うことが求められる.我々は,これらの複数の未知イベントの探索・能動的処理を行う複数の自律移動体に対して群知能を拡張 …

    情報処理学会論文誌 61(2), 315-325, 2020-02-15

    IPSJ 

  • Development of Automatic Mobile Robot for Cold District : Autonomous Robot Recognizing YABANE  [in Japanese]

    吉崎 昌彦

    北海道職業能力開発大学校紀要 (35), 13-16, 2020-02

  • Development of Industrial Robot System with 5th Generation Mobile Communication System

    Yokota Atsuki , Honda Sora , Yamafuku Kei , Nishida Takeshi , Ikenaga Takeshi , Mori Naoki , Matsunaga Akira , Maruyama Kakeru , Yoshida Kyohiro , Osada Shintaro

    … We experimented the configuration of a 5th generation mobile communication system (5G) for factory automation (FA) systems consisting of industrial robots and three-dimensional measurement sensors. …

    2019 19th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), 2020-01-30

    IR 

  • Autonomous Mobile Robot That Understands Human and Its Environment  [in Japanese]

    佐々木 洋子 , 新島 駿

    人工知能 : 人工知能学会誌 : journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence 35(1), 54-60, 2020-01

  • A Survey of LiDAR-Based SLAM Techniques  [in Japanese]

    田崎 勇一

    システム・制御・情報 = Systems, control and information : システム制御情報学会誌 64(2), 51-56, 2020

  • Robot Vision System for Human Detection and Action Recognition

    Hoshino Satoshi , Niimura Kyohei

    … <p>Mobile robots equipped with camera sensors are required to perceive humans and their actions for safe autonomous navigation. … For simultaneous human detection and action recognition, the real-time performance of the robot vision is an important issue. … In this paper, we propose a robot vision system in which original images captured by a camera sensor are described by the optical flow. …

    Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics 24(3), 346-356, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Robot Education for Earlier Grade Students by Active Learning in National Institute of Technology  [in Japanese]

    Miyawaki Kazuto , Kizawa Satoru , Saito Ayuko , Kobayashi Yoshikazu

    … For this reason, we trained all first-year students in robot and 3D CAD education, which is the main theme of the Robotics Course, to choose one course after completing the first year. … The contents of the education are industrial robots, mobile trace robots, humanoid robots and 3D CAD. …

    Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan 38(3), 287-295, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Network Connectivity Control of Mobile Robots by Fast Position Estimations and Laplacian Kernel

    Ikemoto Yusuke , Nishimura Kenichiro , Mizutama Yuichiro , Sasaki Tohru , Jindai Mitsuru

    … <p>Together with wireless distributed sensor technologies, the connectivity control of mobile robot networks has widely expanded in recent years. … Theoretical graph frameworks have popularly been adopted in robot deployment studies; … In the present study, we propose a robot deployment algorithm that only requires a finite iterative calculation. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 32(2), 422-436, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • A mobile robot system following smartphone users using global following based on Wi-Fi and local following based on walking matching  [in Japanese]

    OTAKE Naomichi , MORIOKA Kazuyuki

    … <p>This paper introduces a mobile robot system that follows a human target, in particular, a robot system designed to follow a smartphone user. … The proposed system integrates a global following method based on Wi-Fi radio intensity maps and a local following method based on matching walking states." Global following "means that the robot follows the global trajectory of the human target. …

    Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese), 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Step Climbing of Mecanum Wheeled Robot  [in Japanese]

    YONEDA Kan , AOYAMA Masaki , URA Hiroyuki

    … <p>An omnidirectional mobile vehicle created with Mecanum wheels does not easily negotiate stepped terrain, because the small slanted freely moving wheels in the Mecanum wheel rotate at the step edge and cannot obtain a grip sufficient for climbing. …

    JOURNAL OF JAPAN SOCIETY FOR DESIGN ENGINEERING 55(4), 263-276, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Application of 5th Generation Mobile Communication System to Industrial Robot Control  [in Japanese]

    Yokota Atsuki , Osada Shintaro , Honda Sora , Yamafuku Kei , Nishida Takeshi , Ikenaga Takeshi , Mori Naoki , Matsunaga Akira , Maruyama Kakeru , Yoshida Kyohiro

    … <p>This paper presents the results of verification tests for the application of a 5th generation mobile communication system (5G) to an industrial robot control system, consisting of an industrial robot, a three-dimensional measurement sensor, and a robot controller. … First, the configuration of the industrial robot control system to be used for testing was examined. …

    IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications 140(4), 314-326, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Development of Quadruped Robot with Additional Center Support Leg for Moving on Indoor Spiral Stairs:(Design of Center Support Leg Drive Mechanism and Foot Mechanism)  [in Japanese]

    KATO Keisuke , MURAO Shota , KASAI Wataru

    … Stairs, particularly those with both spiral and straight stairs are the hardest places for mobile robots. … The legged robot is one of the best solutions, but the gait control is complexed and requires the environment recognition. … To make the operation easier, we propose to add a single leg to the simple quadruped robot. … The simplified robot has eight joints and the additional leg is attached to the bottom center of the body. …

    JOURNAL OF JAPAN SOCIETY FOR DESIGN ENGINEERING 55(3), 177-190, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Trajectory Generation of a Mobile Robot using Mixed Integer Programming with Velocity as a Constraint  [in Japanese]

    Kobayashi Koki , Sato Takao , Araki Nozomu , Konishi Yasuo

    … <p>This study proposes a new design method for the mobile robot trajectory generation considering obstacle avoidance using mixed integer linear programming (MILP). … In the proposed method, the velocity of a mobile robot as well as the position of the mobile robot are used in the initial condition of MILP. …

    IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems 140(3), 334-335, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Theoretical Estimation of Lunar Soil Reflection Coefficients in Radiofrequency Communication Bands

    GARCIA-DE-QUIROS Francisco J. , RADICE Gianmarco , CARRASCO José A.

    … This work considers specifically the case of the lunar surface as the mission scenario for a community of autonomous mobile exploration robots, which communicate through a radiofrequency network to accomplish their mission. … In this application, the low height of the mobile robots makes the influence of multipath interference effects on the performance of the radio communication channel relevant. …

    IEICE Transactions on Communications E103.B(3), 224-228, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Special Issue on Human-Robot Interaction in Close Distance

    Shiomi Masahiro , Sumioka Hidenobu , Ishiguro Hiroshi

    … <p>As social robot research is advancing, the interaction distance between people and robots is decreasing. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 32(1), 7-7, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Autonomous Mobile Robot Moving Through Static Crowd: Arm with One-DoF and Hand with Involute Shape to Maneuver Human Position

    Imaoka Noriaki , Kitazawa Kazuma , Kamezaki Mitsuhiro , Sugano Shigeki , Ando Takeshi

    … The method of contact was investigated before using an arm with six degrees of freedom (DoF), which increases the cost of the robot. … In this paper, we propose a novel method of navigating through a human crowd by using a conventional driving system for autonomous mobile robots and an involute-shaped hand with an one-DoF arm. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 32(1), 59-67, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Mobile Robot Utilizing Arm Rotations – Performance of Mobile Robot Under a Gravity Environment –

    Hayashi Ryota , Setoyama Yasuyuki , Kinugasa Tetsuya , Yoshida Koji

    … <p>In this research, we have considered a mobile robot that can start to move by utilizing rotations of the two arms. … This robot consists of two rotating arms and a body. … In our previous study, we investigated the performance of a robot that could move in a planar space without friction or gravity through several numerical simulations. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 32(1), 254-263, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Previous Announcement Method Using 3D CG Face Interface for Mobile Robot

    Mikawa Masahiko , Lyu Jiayi , Fujisawa Makoto , Hiiragi Wasuke , Ishibashi Toyoyuki

    … <p>When a robot works among people in a public space, its behavior can make some people feel uncomfortable. … One of the reasons for this is that it is difficult for people to understand the robot's intended behavior based on its appearance. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 32(1), 97-112, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • mROS: A Lightweight Runtime Environment of ROS 1 nodes for Embedded Devices

    Takase Hideki , Mori Tomoya , Takagi Kazuyoshi , Takagi Naofumi

    … <p>The Robot Operating System (ROS) has attracted attention as a design platform for robot software development. … This paper proposes a novel solution called mROS, which is a lightweight runtime environment of ROS nodes, to execute robot software components on mid-range embedded devices. … Our work is expected to contribute to the power saving and real-time performance enhancement of mobile robot systems.</p> …

    Journal of Information Processing 28(0), 150-160, 2020

    J-STAGE 

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