2016

Books

[112] Arash Ajoudani, "Transferring Human Impedance Regulation Skills to Robots", Tracts in  Advances Robotics Star, Springer (2016).

Journal Articles

[111] N.G.Tsagarakis , D.G.Caldwell , A. Bicchi, F. Negrello, M. Garabini, W. Choi, L. Baccelliere, V.G. Loc, J. Noorden, M. Catalano, M. Ferrati, L. Muratore, A. Margan, L. Natale, E. Mingo, H. Dallali, A. Settimi, A. Rocchi, V. Varricchio, L. Pallottino, C. Pavan, A. Ajoudani, Jinoh Lee, P. Kryczka, D. Kanoulas, “WALK-MAN: A High Performance Humanoid Platform for Realistic Environments”, Journal of Field Robotics (JFR) (2016).

[110] Maolin Jin, Jinoh Lee, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, “Model-free Robust Adaptive Control of Humanoid Robots with Flexible Joints”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (2016).

[109] T. Habra, H. Dallali, A. Cardellino, L. Natale, N. Tsagarakis, P. Fisette, R. Ronsse, “Robotran-YARP Interface: A Framework for Real-Time Controller Developments Based on Multibody Dynamics Simulations”, Multibody Dynamics. Springer International Publishing (2016).

[108] M. Ferrati, A. Settimi, L. Muratore, N. G. Tsagarakis, L. Natale, and L. Pallottino, “The Walk-Man Robot Software Architecture”, Frontiers in Robotics and AI (2016).

[107] W. Roozing, Z. Li, D.G. Caldwell, and N.G. Tsagarakis, "Design Optimisation and Control of Compliant Actuation Arrangements in Articulated Robots for Improved Energy Efficiency", IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 1110–1117 (2016).

[106] W. Roozing, Z. Li, GA Medrano-Cerda, DG Caldwell, NG Tsagarakis, "Development and Control of a Compliant Asymmetric Antagonistic Actuator for Energy Efficient Mobility“, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 21 (2), 1080-1091 (2016).

Conference Papers

[105] Enrico Mingo Hoffman, Alessio Rocchi and Nikos G. Tsagarakis, "On the Implementation of the Inverse Kinematics Solver Used in the WALK-MAN Humanoid Robot", 34th annual conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ) (2016).

[104] Rajesh Subburaman, Jinoh Lee, Darwin G. Caldwell, Nikos Tsagarakis “Multi-Sensor Based Fall Prediction Method for Humanoid Robots”, IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI) (2016).

[103] Juan A. Castano, Chengxu Zhou, Zhibin Li, Nikos Tsagarakis, "Robust Model Predictive Control for Humanoids Standing Balancing", IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (ICARM) (2016).

[102] C. Zhou, C. Fang, X. Wang, Z. Li, and N. Tsagarakis, “A Generic Optimization-based Framework for Reactive Collision Avoidance in Bipedal Locomotion”, IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE) (2016).

[101] Anh Nguyen, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis, “Detecting Object A ordances with Convolutional Neural Networks”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (2016).

[100] Anh Nguyen, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis, “Preparatory Object Reorientation for Task-Oriented Grasping”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (2016).

[99] Wesley Roozing, Jörn Malzahn, Darwin G. Caldwell, and Nikos G. Tsagarakis, "Comparison of Open-Loop and Closed-Loop Disturbance Observers for Series Elastic Actuators", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (2016).

[98] Emmanouil Spyrakos-Papastavridis, Darwin G. Caldwell, Nikos Tsagarakis, “Balance and Impedance Optimization Control for Compliant Humanoid Stepping“, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (2016).

[97] P. Kaiser, E. E. Aksoy, M. Grotz and T. Asfour, “Towards a Hierarchy of Whole-Body Loco-Manipulation Affordances“, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (2016).

[96] C. Mandery, J. Borràs, M. Jöchner and T. Asfour, “Using Language Models to Generate Whole-Body Multi-Contact Motions“, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (2016).

[95] S. Faraji and A. Ijspeert, “Designing a virtual whole body tactile sensor suit for a simulated humanoid robot using inverse dynamics”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), (2016).

[94] F. Heremans; N. Van der Noot; A. Ijspeert; R. Ronsse, “Bio-inspired balance controller for a humanoid robot”, 6th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (2016).

[93] T. Habra; R. Ronsse, "Gaze Stabilization of a Humanoid Robot based on Virtual Linkage", 6th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (2016).

[92] Tamim Asfour, Júlia Borrás, Christian Mandery, Peter Kaiser, Eren Erdal Aksoy, and Markus Grotz, “On the dualities between grasping and whole-body loco-manipulation tasks“,International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR) (2016).

[91] P. Kaiser, M. Grotz, E. E. Aksoy, D. Kanoulas and T. Asfour, “Experimental Evaluation of a Perceptual Pipeline for the Hierarchical Extraction of Whole-Body Affordances “, International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER) (2016).

[90] Mingo Hoffman Enrico, Rocchi Alessio, Tsagarakis Nikos G., Caldwell Darwin G., "Robot Dynamics Constraint for Inverse Kinematics", Advances in Robot Kinematics (ARK), Grasse, France (2016).

[89] S. Faraji and A. Ijspeert, “A virtual tactile sensing suit for humanoids based on dynamic equations and internal sensors”, Dynamic Walking, Holly, Michigan, USA, June 4-7 (2016).

[88] S. Faraji and A. Ijspeert, “Time-Projection control on 3LP, a simple idea to deal with intermittent pushes online”, Dynamic Walking, Holly, Michigan, USA, June 4-7 (2016).

[87] S. Faraji and A. Ijspeert, “3LP: A linear model of locomotion including falling, swing and torso dynamics”, Dynamic Walking, Holly, Michigan, USA, June 4-7 (2016).

[86] F.Negrello, M.Garabini, M.G.Catalano,  P.Kryczka, W. Choi, D.G.Caldwell,  A.Bicchi and N.G.Tsagarakis, ”WALK-MAN Humanoid Lower body Design Optimization for Enhanced Physical Performance”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden (2016).

[85] Jinoh Lee, Houman Dallali, Maolin Jin, Darwin G. Caldwell, Nikos Tsagarakis. "Robust and Adaptive Whole-body Controller for Humanoids with Multiple Tasks under Uncertain Disturbances", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden (2016).

[84] Wooseok Choi, Gustavo A. Medrano-Cerda, D. G. Caldwell, N. G. Tsagarakis, “Design of a Variable Compliant Humanoid Foot with a New Toe Mechanism”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden (2016).

 

2015

Pattents

[83] Wooseok Choi, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Gustavo A. Medrano-Cerda, Darwin G. Caldwell, "Active variable stiffness mechanism, particularly for humanoid robot feet (Dispositivo di variazione attiva della rigidezza, particolarmente per piede di robot antropomorfo)", Ref. No: Italian Patent Application 102015000063795 (PT150279) (2015)

Journal Articles

[82] Diego Torricelli, Jose Gonzalez-Vargas, Jan F Veneman, Katja Mombaur, Nikos Tsagarakis, Antonio J del Ama, Angel Gil-Agudo, Juan C Moreno, Jose L Pons, "Benchmarking Bipedal Locomotion: A Unified Scheme for Humanoids, Wearable Robots, and Humans", IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine (RAM), Volume 22, Issue 3, Pages 103-115 (2015)
 
[81] Juan Alejandro Castano, Zhibin Li, Chengxu Zhou, Nikos Tsagarakis and Darwin Caldwell, "Dynamic and Reactive Walking for Humanoid Robots based on Foot Placement Control", International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR) (2015).
[80] Juan A. Castano, Andres Hernandez, Zhibin Li, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Darwin G. Caldwell, Robin De Keyser, "Enhancing the robustness of the EPSAC predictive control using a Singular Value Decomposition approach", Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. Volume 74, Part A (2015)

[79] C.Zhou, Z. Li, X. Wang, N. Tsagarakis, D. Caldwell, “Stabilization of bipedal walking based on compliance control”, Autonomous Robots, pp. 1–17, (2015).

[78] W. Roozing, Z. Li, G.A. Medrano-Cerda, D.G. Caldwell, and N.G. Tsagarakis, "Development and Control of a Compliant Asymmetric Antagonistic Actuator for Energy Efficient Mobility", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 1080–1091 (2015).
 
[77] P. Kaiser, N. Vahrenkamp, F. Schültje, J. Borràs and T. Asfour, "Extraction of Whole-Body Affordances for Loco-Manipulation Tasks", International Journal of Humanoid Robotics 12(3) (2015)

[76] N. Vahrenkamp, M. Wächter, M. Kröhnert, K. Welke, T. Asfour, The ArmarX Framework - Supporting high level robot programming through state disclosure, Information Technology 57(2):99-111 (2015)

[75] N. Vahrenkamp, T. Asfour, Representing the robot’s workspace through constrained manipulability analysis, Autonomous Robots 38(1):17-30 (2015)

Conference Papers

[74] Yangwei You, Zhibin Li, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, Darwin G. Caldwell, "Foot Placement Control for Bipedal Walking on Uneven Terrain: an Online Linear Regrassion Analysis Approach", Assistive Robotics: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on CLAWAR,Pages 478 (2015)
 
[73] Houman Dallali, Jinoh Lee, Nikolaos Tsagarakis, Darwin G. Caldwell, "Experimental Study on Linear State Feedback Control of Humanoid Robots with Elastic Joints", 11th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO), pp. 138-143, Salvador, Brazil (2015)

[72] Timothée Habra, Paul Fisette, Renaud Ronsse, "Robotran-Yarp interface: a framework for real-time controller development based on multibody dynamics simulation", ECCOMAS Thematic Conference Multibody Dynamics (2015)

[71] Alexandra Zobova, Timothée Habra, Nicolas Van der Noot, Houman Dallali, Nikolaos Tsagarakis, Paul Fisette, Renaud Ronsse, "Multi-physics Modelling of a Compliant Humanoid Robot", ECCOMAS Thematic Conference Multibody Dynamics (2015)

[70] A. Paikan, D. Schiebener, M. Wächter, T. Asfour, G. Metta and L. Natale, "Transferring Object Grasping Knowledge and Skill Across Different Robotic Platforms", 17th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), Istanbul, Turkey (2015)

[69] Colasanto, Luca, Nicolas Van der Noot, and Auke J. Ijspeert, "Bio-inspired walking for humanoid robots using feet with human-like compliance and neuromuscular control", IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015).

[68] E.Spyrakos-Papastavridis, Navvab Kashiri, Jinoh Lee, Nikos Tsagarakis, Darwin G. Caldwell "Online Impedance Parameter Tuning for Compliant Biped Balancing'', IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015). (Best Interactive Paper Award Finalist)

[67] Emmanouil Spyrakos-Papastavridis, Dimitrios Kanoulas, Nikos G. Tsagarakis, and Darwin G. Caldwell, "Optically-Regulated Impedance-Based Balancing for Humanoid Robots", IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015).

[66] Cheng Fang, Alessio Rocchi, Enrico Mingo Hoffman, Nikos G. Tsagarakis and Darwin G. Caldwell, "Efficient Self-Collision Avoidance based on Focus of Interest for Humanoid Robots", IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015).

[65] F. Negrello, M.Garabini, M.G.Catalano, J.Malzahn, D.G.Caldwell,  A.Bicchi and N.G.Tsagarakis, "A modular compliant actuator for emerging high performance and fall-resilient humanoids", IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea, pp. 414-420 (2015).

[64] A. Velasco, M. Garabini, M. G. Catalano, and A. Bicchi, "Soft Actuation in Cyclic Motions: Stiffness Profile Optimization for Energy Efficiency", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015)

[63] C. Mandery, J. Borràs, M. Jöchner and T. Asfour, "Analyzing Whole-Body Pose Transitions in Multi-Contact Motions", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015)

[62] N. Vahrenkamp, D. Muth, P. Kaiser, and T. Asfour, "IK–MAP: An Enhanced Workspace Representation to Support Inverse Kinematics Solvers", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015)

[61] P. Kaiser, M. Grotz, E. E. Aksoy, M. Do, N. Vahrenkamp and T. Asfour, "Validation of Whole-Body Loco-Manipulation Affordances for Pushability and Liftability", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, South Korea (2015)

[60] Yangwei You, Zhibin Li, Darwin G Caldwell, Nikos G Tsagarakis, "From one-legged hopping to bipedal running and walking: A unified foot placement control based on regression analysis", in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4492-4497, Hamburg, Germany, (2015).

[59] Wooseok Choi, Chengxu Zhou, G. A. Medrano-Cerda, D. G. Caldwell and N. G. Tsagarakis, "A new foot sole design for humanoids robots based on viscous air damping mechanism", in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4498-4503, Hamburg, Germany, (2015).

[58] S. Faraji, L. Colasanto, A. Ijspeert, “Practical considerations in using inverse dynamics on a humanoid robot, torque tracking, sensor fusion and Cartesian control laws”, in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, (2015).

[57] L. Colasanto, N. Tsagarakis, A. Ijspeert, “A General Whole-Body Impedance Framework for Humanoid Robots”, in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, (2015).

[56] C.Zhou, X. Wang, Z. Li, D. Caldwell, N. Tsagarakis, “Exploiting the redundancy for humanoid robots to dynamically step over a large obstacle”, in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, pp. 1599–1604 (2015).

[55] Kryczka, P. Kormushev, N. G. Tsagarakis, and D. G. Caldwell, "Online regeneration of bipedal walking gait pattern optimizing footstep placement and timing" 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, pp. 3352-3357 (2015)

[54] M. Bonilla, D. Resasco, M. Gabiccini, and A. Bicchi, "Grasp Planning with Soft Hands using Bounding Box Object Decomposition", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, pp. 498-503 (2015)

[53] Nicolas Van der Noot, Luca Colasanto, Allan Barrea, Jesse van den Kieboom, Renaud Ronsse, Auke Jan Ijspeert, "Experimental validation of a bio-inspired controller for dynamic walking with a humanoid robot", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, pp. 498-503 (2015)

[52] J. Borràs and T. Asfour, "A Whole-Body Pose Taxonomy for Loco-Manipulation Tasks", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, pp. 498-503 (2015)

[51] A. Paikan, U. Pattacini, D. Domenichelli, M. Randazzo, G. Metta, and L. Natale, "Best-Effort Approach for Run-Time Channel Prioritization in Real-Time Robotic Application", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, pp. 498-503 (2015)

[50] A. Paikan, D. Schiebener, M. Wacther, T. Asfour, G. Metta, L. Natale, "Transferring Object Grasping Knowledge and Skill Across Different Robotic Platforms", International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), Istanbul, Turkey (2015)

[49] A. Paikan, D. Domenichelli, L. Natale, "Communication channel prioritization in a publish-subscribe architecture", Software Engineering and Architectures for Realtime Interactive Systems, Arles, France (2015)

[48] A. Paikan, S. Traversaro, F. Nori, L. Natale, "A Generic Testing Framework for Test Driven Development of Robotic Systems", Modelling and Simulation for Autonomous Systems Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic (2015)

[47] M. Bonilla, E. Farnioli, L. Pallottino, A. Bicchi, “Sample-Based Motion Planning for Robot Manipulators with Closed Kinematic Chains”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[46] E. Farnioli, M. Gabiccini, A. Bicchi, “Optimal Contact Force Distribution for Compliant Humanoid Robots in Whole-Body Loco-Manipulation Tasks“, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[45] N. Kashiri, G. Medrano-Cerda, N.G. Tsagarakis, M. Laffranchi, D.G. Caldwell, “Damping Control of Variable
Damping Compliant Actuators”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[44] M. Bagheri, A. Ajoudani, J. Lee, D.G. Caldwell, N.G. Tsagarakis, “Kinematic Analysis and Design Considerations for Optimal Base Frame Arrangement of Humanoid Shoulders”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[43] A. Rocchi, E. Mingo Hoffman, D.G. Caldwell, N.G. Tsagarakis, “OpenSoT: A Whole-Body Control Library for the Compliant Humanoid Robot COMAN”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[42] A. Ajoudani, N.G. Tsagarakis, A. Bicchi , “On the Role of Robot Configuration in Cartesian Stiffness Control”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[41] Z. Li, C. Zhou, J.A. Castano, X. Wang, F. Negrello, N.G. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, “Fall Prediction of Legged Robots Based on Energy State and Its Implication of Balance Augmentation: A Study on the Humanoid”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[40] N. Van der Noot,  A.J. Ijspeert,  R. Ronsse, “Biped Gait Controller for Large Speed Variations, Combining Reflexes and a Central Pattern Generator in a Neuromuscular Model”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

[38] A.A. Zobova, T. Habra, N. Van der Noot, P. Fisette, R. Ronsse, “Multibody Simulations in Robotics: Key Requirements and Analysis of their Implementations in Open-Source Products”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA (2015)

2014

Journal Articles

[37] A. Ijspeert, “Biorobotics: Using robots to emulate and investigate agile locomotion, Science 346(6206):196-203 (2014).

[36] P. Fitzpatrick, E. Ceseracciu, D. Domenichelli, A. Paikan, G. Metta, L. Natale, A middle way for robotics middleware, Journal of Software Engineering for Robotics 5(2):42-49 (2014).

[35] N. Vahrenkamp and T. Asfour, “Representing the Robot's Workspace through Constrained Manipulability Analysis”, Autonomous Robots (2014).

[34] F. Dzeladini, J. van den Kieboom, A. Ijspeert, “The contribution of a central pattern generator in a reflex-based neuromuscular model”, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8 (2014).

[33] A. Paikan, P. Fitzpatrick, G. Metta, L. Natale, “Data Flow Port's Monitoring and Arbitration”, Journal of Software Engineering for Robotics 5(1):80-88 (2014).

Conference Papers

[32] P. Kaiser, D. Gonzalez-Aguirre, F. Schültje, J. Borràs, N. Vahrenkamp and T. Asfour, Extracting Whole-Body Affordances from Multimodal Exploration", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[31] Z. Li, C. Zhou, H. Dallali, N. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell , “Comparison Study of Two Inverted Pendulum Models for Balance Recovery”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[30] A. Ajoudani, J. Lee, A. Rocchi, M. Ferrati, E. Mingo, A. Settimi, D.G. Caldwell, A. Bicchi, N. Tsagarakis, “A Manipulation Framework for Compliant Humanoid COMAN: Application to a Valve Turning Task”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[29] A. Parmiggiani, M. Inaba, N. Tsagarakis , “The Mechatronic Design of Humanoid Robots: Current and Future Trends”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[28] H. Dallali, P. Kormushev, N. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, “Can Active Impedance Protect Robots from Landing Impact?”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[27] J. Lee, A. Ajoudani, E. Mingo, A. Rocchi, A. Settimi, M. Ferrati, A. Bicchi, N. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, “Upper-Body Impedance Control with Variable Stiffness for a Door Opening Task”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[26] M. Mosadeghzad, N. Karavas, A. Ajoudani, E. Spyrakos-Papastavridis, N. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, “Optimal Human-Inspired Ankle Stiffness Regulation for Humanoid Balancing Control”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[25] N. Tsagarakis, H. Dallali, F. Negrello, W. Roozing, G. Medrano-Cerda, D.G. Caldwell, “Compliant Antagonistic Joint Tuning for Gravitational Load Cancellation and Improved Efficient Mobility”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[24] A. Brygo, I. Sarakoglou, N. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, “Tele-Manipulation with a Humanoid Robot under Autonomous Joint Impedance Regulation and Vibrotactile Balancing Feedback”, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Madrid, Spain (2014)

[23] N. Van der Noot, A. Barrea, “Zero-Moment Point on a bipedal robot under bio-inspired walking control”, IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELACON), Beirut, Lebanon (2014)

[22] A. Rocchi, E. Mingo Hoffman, E. Farnioli, N.G. Tsagarakis, “A Whole-Body Stack-of-Tasks compliant control for the Humanoid Robot COMAN”, Workshop on Whole-Body Control for Robots in the Real World at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, USA (2014)

[21] A. Paikan, V. Tikhanoff, G. Metta, L. Natale, “Enhancing software module reusability using port plug-ins: an experiment with the iCub robot”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, IL, USA (2014)

[20] J.A. Castano, A. Hernandez, Z. Li, C. Zhou, N.G. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, R. De Keyser, Implementation of Robust EPSAC on dynamic walking of COMAN Humanoid, World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Cape Town, South Africa (2014)

[19] S. Faraji, S. Pouya and A.J. Ijspeert, “Robust and Agile 3D Biped Walking With Steering Capability Using a Footstep Predictive Approach”, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS), Berlin, Germany (2014)

[18] S. Faraji, S. Pouya and A.J. Ijspeert, “Robust 3D Walking Using Inverse Dynamics And Footstep Planning With Model Predictive Control”, Dynamic Walking, Zurich, Switzerland (2014)

[17] N. Van der Noot, F. Dzeladini, A.J. Ijspeert, and R. Ronsse , “Simplification of the Hill Muscle Model Computation for Real-TimeWalking Controllers with Large Time Steps”, Dynamic Walking, Zurich, Switzerland (2014)

[16] D. Gonzalez-Aguirre, M. Vollert, T. Asfour and R. Dillmann, “Robust Real-time 6D Active-visual Localization for Humanoid Robots”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China (2014)

[15] S. Faraji, S. Pouya, C.G. Atkeson and A.J. Ijspeert, “Versatile and Robust 3D Walking with a Simulated Humanoid Robot (Atlas): a Model Predictive Control Approach”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China (2014)

[14] N. Kashiri, M. Laffranchi, N. Tsagarakis, A. Margan, D.G. Caldwell, "Compliant/Rigid mode control of Compliant Manipulators using Friction Clutches", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China (2014)

[13] C.Zhou, Z. Li, J. Castano, H. Dallali, N. Tsagarakis, D. Caldwell, “A Passivity Based Compliance Stabilizer for Humanoid Robots”, in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China, pp.1487–1492 (2014).

[12] A. Ajoudani, N.G. Tsagarakis, J. Lee, M. Gabiccini, A. Bicchi, "Natural Redundancy Resolution in Dual-Arm Manipulation using Configuration Dependent Stiffness (CDS) Control", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China (2014)

[11] L. Colasanto, N.Y. Perrin, N.G. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, “Dynamically Transitioning between Surfaces of Varying Inclinations to Achieve Uneven-Terrain Walking”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China (2014)

[10] M. Mosadeghzad, N.G. Tsagarakis, G. Medrano-Cerda, D.G. Caldwell, "Power Efficient Balancing Control for Humanoids based on Approximate Optimal Ankle Compliance Regulation", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China (2014)

[9] A. Settimi, C. Pavan, V. Varricchio, M. Ferrati, E. Mingo Hoffman, A. Rocchi, K. Melo, N.G. Tsagarakis, A. Bicchi, “A modular approach for remote operation of humanoid robots in search and rescue scenarios”, Modelling and Simulation for Autonomous Systems Workshop (MESAS), Roma, Italy (2014)

[8] E. Mingo, S. Traversaro, A. Rocchi, M. Ferrati, A. Settimi, F. Romano, L. Natale, A. Bicchi, G. Greco, F. Nori, N.G. Tsagarakis, “Yarp Based Plugins for Gazebo Simulator”, Modelling and Simulation for Autonomous Systems Workshop (MESAS), Roma, Italy (2014)

2013

Conference Papers

[7] N.G. Tsagarakis, S. Morfey, G. Medrano-Cerda, H. Dallali, D.G. Caldwell, “An Asymmetric Compliant Antagonistic Joint Design for High Performance Mobility“, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 5512-5517, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan (2013)

[6] Z. Li, N.G. Tsagarakis, D.G. Caldwell, “Stabilizing Humanoids on Slopes Using Terrain Inclination Estimation”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4124-4129, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan (2013)

[5] M. Mosadeghzad, Z. Li, N.G. Tsagarakis, G. Medrano-Cerda, H. Dallali, D.G. Caldwell, “Optimal Ankle Compliance Regulation for Humanoid Balancing Control”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4118-4123, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan (2013)

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