Humanoids2000 - The First IEEE-RAS International Conference on
Humanoid Robots

Humanoids2000 - Program and Papers

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000

09:00

Registration

09:30

Welcome addresses

10:00

Stephen Jacobsen
University of Utah and Sarcos Corporation, Salt Lake City
The Design of a Humanoid - Networks of Sensors, Actuators and Controllers

S1

General Issues & Complete Systems

10:45

H. Inoue; S. Tachi; K. Tanie; K.Yokoi; S. Hirai; H. Hirukawa; K. Hirai; S. Nakayama; K. Sawada; T. Nishiyama; O. Miki; T. Itoko; H. Inaba; M. Sudo
University of Tokyo; Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, AIST, MITI; Electrotechnical Laboratory, AIST, MITI; Honda R & D Co. Ltd. Wako Research Center; Advanced Technology Research Laboratory, Matsushita Electric Works Ltd.; Electronic and Control Technology Development Center, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd; Fanuc, Ltd., Japan
HRP: Humanoid Robotics Project of MITI

11:05

S. Hashimoto; S. Narita; H. Kasahara; K. Shirai; T. Kobayashi; A. Takanishi; S. Sugano; J. Yamaguchi; H. Sawada; H. Takanobu; K. Shibuya; T. Morita; T. Kurata; N. Onoe; K. Ouchi; T. Noguchi; Y. Niwa; S. Nagayama; ; H. Tabayashi; I. Matsui; M. Obata; H. Matsuzaki; A. Murasugi; T. Kobayashi; S. Haruyama; T. Okada; Y. Hidaki; Y. Taguchi; K. Hoashi; E. Morikawa; Y. Iwano; D. Araki; J. Suzuki; M. Yokoyama; I. Dawa; D. Nishino; S. Inoue; T. Hirano; E. Soga; S. Gen; T. Yanada; K. Kato; S. Sakamoto; Y. Ishii; S. Matsuo; Y. Yamamoto; K. Sato; T. Hagiwara; T. Ueda; N. Honda; K. Hashimoto; T. Hanamoto; S. Kayaba; T. Kojima, H. Iwata; H. Kubodera; R. Matsuki; T. Nakajima; K. Nitto; D. Yamamoto; Y. Kamizaki; S. Nagaike; Y. Kunitake; S. Morita
Humanoid Research Institute, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Humanoid Robots in Waseda University -- Hadaly-2 and WABIAN

11:25

Coffee Break

11:45

F. Yamasaki; T. Matsui; T. Miyashita; H. Kitano
Kitano Symbiotic Systems Project, ERATO, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
PINO - The Humanoid that Walks

12:05

T. Furuta; Y. Okomura; K. Tomiyama
Eng. Systems Lab., Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
Design and Construction of a Series of Compact Humanoid Robots and Development of Biped Walk Control Strategies

12:25

Lunch Break

S2

Learning for Humanoids

14:00

A. Ude; C. Man; M. Riley; C. G. Atkeson
ATR-I Information Sciences Division, Kyoto, Japan; College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Automatic Generation of Kinematic Models for the Conversion of Human Motion Capture Data into Humanoid Robot Motion

14:20

S. Vijayakumar; S. Schaal
Computer Science & Neuroscience and Kawato Dynamic Brain Project, University of Southern Calif., Los Angeles, CA, USA
Real Time Learning in Humanoids: A challenge for scalability of online algorithms

14:40

A. Billard; M. Mataric
Computer Science Department, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Learning human arm movements by imitation: Evaluation of a biologically-inspired connectionist architecture

15:00

A. Fod; M. Mataric; O. C. Jenkins
Computer Science Department, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Automated Extraction of Primitives for Movement Classification

15:20

C. Zhou
Department of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore
Linguistic and Numeral Heterogenous Data Integration with Reinforcement Learning for Humanoid Robots

15:40

Coffee Break

S3

Communi-
cating with Humanoids

16:00

T. Ogata; S. Sugano
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Emotional Communication Robot: WAMOEBA-2R -- Emotion Model and Evaluation Experiments

16:20

E. Vatikiotis-Bateson; C. Kroos; T. Kuratate; K. G. Munhall; P. Rubin; H. C. Yehia
ATR-I Information Sciences Division, Kyoto, Japan; Psychology Dept., Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Haskins Laboratories and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA; Dept. Engenharia Electronica, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Building Talking Heads: Production Based Synthesis of Audiovisual Speech

16:40

M. J. E. Richardson; T. Flash
Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France; Department of Applied Mathematics, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
On the Emulation of Natural Movements by Humanoid Robots

17:00

T. Lourens; K. Nakadai; H. G. Okuno; H. Kitano
Kitano Symbiotic System Project, ERATO, Tokyo; Japan Science and Technology Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Selective Attention by Integration of Vision and Audition

17:20

C. Breazeal; L. Aryananda
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Recognition of Affective Communicative Intent in Robot-Directed Speech

17:40

K. Kawamura; A. Alford; K. Hambuchen; M. Wilkes
Center for Intelligent Systems, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
Towards a Unified Framework for Human-Humanoid Interaction

18:00

C. Breazeal; A. Edsinger; P. Fitzpatrick; B. Scassellati
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Social constraints on animate vision

19:30


Conference Banquet.
Banquet speech by Dan Dennett: "Could a robot be one of us?"

Friday, Sept. 8, 2000

 

08:00

Paolo Dario
Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna, Pisa, Italy
Humanoid Robotics in Europe

S4

Mind & Skills

08:45

B. Scassellati
Artificial Intelligence Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Theory of Mind for a Humanoid Robot

09:05

J. A. Waskan
Philosophy Department, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, USA
A Virtual Solution to the Frame Problem

09:25

J. G. Hale; F. E. Pollick
Human Information Processing Labs, ATR International; Dept. of Computer Science, University of Glasgow; Dept. of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Playing "Sticky Hands" With A Humanoid Robot

09:45

J. Weng; W. S. Hwang; Y. Zhang; C. Yang; R. J. Smith
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Developmental Humanoids: Humanoids that Develop Skills Automatically

10:05

Coffee Break

S5

Design & Architecture

10:25

M. Tada; M. Imai; T. Ogasawara
Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan
Development of Simultaneous Measurement System of Incipient Slip and Grip/Load Force

10:45

G. Cheng; A. Nagakubo; Y. Kuniyoshi
Humanoid Interaction Laboratory, Intelligent Systems Division, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Ibariki, Tsukuba, Japan
Continuous Humanoid Interaction: An Integrated Perspective Gaining Adaptivity, Redundancy, Flexibility in one

11:05

M. Asada; K. F. MacDorman; Y. Kuniyoshi; H. Ishiguro
Adaptive Machine Systems, Osaka University, Suita, Japan; Department of Systems and Human Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Japan; Humanoid Interaction Laboratory, ETL, Tsukuba; Computer and Communication Sciences, Wakayama University, Wakayama, Japan
Cognitive Developmental Robotics As a New Paradigm for the Design of Humanoid Robots

11:25

Caffaz; G. Casalino; G. Cannata; G. Panin; E. Massucco
DIST, University of Genoa, Italy
The DIST-Hand, an Anthropomorphic, Fully Sensorized Dexterous Gripper

Poster & Video Session (See List of Posters)

12:45

Lunch Break

S6

Walking

14:00

J. Hu; G. Pratt
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachuetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Nonlinear Switching control of Bipedal Walking Robots with Provable Stability

14:20

F. Asano; M. Yamakita
Department of Control Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Department of Control and Systems Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Extended PVFC with Variable Velocity Fields for Kneed Biped

14:40

O. Lorch; J. Denk; J. F. Seara; M. Buss; F. Freyberger; G. Schmidt
Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany
ViGWaM - An Emulation Environment for a Vision Guided Virtual Walking Machine

15:00

A. L. Kun; W. T. Miller III
University of New Hampshire, ECE Department, Kingsbury Hall, Durham, NH, USA
The Design Process of the Unified Walking Controller for the UNH Biped

15:20

Coffee Break

S7

General Control & Simulation

15:40

J. Kuffner, Jr.; S. Kagami; M. Inaba; H. Inoue
Dept. of Mechano-Informatics, University of Tokyo, Japan
Dynamically-stable Motion Planning for Humanoid Robots

16:00

Y. Nakamura; H. Hirukawa; K. Yamane; S. Kajita; K. Yokoi; K. Tanie; M. G. Fujie; A. Takanishi; K. Fujiwara; F. Kanehiro; T. Suehiro; N. Kita; Y. Kita; S. Hirai; F. Nagashima; Y. Murase; M. Inaba; H. Inoue
University of Tokyo; Electrotechnical Laboratory, MITI; Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, MITI; Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd.; Waseda University; Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan
V-HRP: Virtual Humanoid Robot Platform

16:20

S. Kagami; K. Nishiwaki; T. Kitagawa; T. Sugihara; M. Inaba; H. Inoue
Dept. of Mechano-Informatics, University of Tokyo, Japan
A Fast Generation Method of Dynamically Stable Humanoid Robot Trajectory with Enhanced ZMP Constraint

16:40

Y. Nakamura; K. Yamane
Department of Mechano-Informatics, University of Tokyo; CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, Japan
Interactive Motion Generation of Humanoid Robots via Dynamics Filter

17:00

C. Laschi; P. Dario; M. C. Carrozza; E. Guglielmelli; G. Teti; D. Taddeucci; F. Leoni; B. Massa; M. Zecca; R. Lazzarini
Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna, Pisa, Italy; Centro INAIL RTR, Viareggio, Italy
Grasping and Manipulation in Humanoid Robotics

17:20

S. F. Giszter; K. A. Moxon; I. A. Rybak; J. K. Chapin
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, MCPHU School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA; School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Dept. Physiology, Health Science Center, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Neurobiological and neurorobotic approaches to a control architecture for a humanoid motor system

17:40

M. Riley; C. Atkeson
ATR Human Information Processing Research Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan; College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Robot Catching


A. Knoll (Last update 12-Aug-2000), knoll@ti.uni-bielefeld.de