Publications

This list contains only select papers. For a full list of publications, please go to Google Scholar Citations.

Book

  1. Katsu Yamane: “Simulating and Generating Motions of Human Figures,” Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol.9, Springer, 2004.

Book Chapters

  1. T. Sugihara and K. Yamane: “Reduced Order Models,” Humanoid Robotics:  A Reference, Springer, 2017 (in press).
  2. K. Yamane and A. Murai: “A Comparative Study between Humans and Humanoid Robots,” Humanoid Robotics: A Reference, Springer, 2017 (in press).
  3. K. Yamane: “Multi-Body Simulation,” Humanoid Robotics: A Reference, Springer, 2017 (in press).
  4. K. Yamane and M. Silverstein: “Humanoid Robots for Entertainment,” Humanoid Robotics: A Reference, Springer, 2017 (in press).
  5. K. Yamane and W. Takano: “Human Motion Reconstruction,” Springer Handbook of Robotics Second Edition, 2016.
  6. Katsu Yamane: “Human Motion Tracking by Robots,” Jean-Paul Laumond and Naoko Abe (Eds): Dance Notations and Robot Motion, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol. 111, 2016.

Journal Papers

  1. P.A. Bhounsule and K. Yamane: “Accurate Task-Space Tracking for Humanoids with Modeling Errors using Iterative Learning Control,” International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, vol. 14, no. 3, 1750015, 2017.
  2. D. Kulic, G. Venture, K. Yamane, E. Demerican, I. Mizuuchi, and K. Mombaur: “Anthropomorphic Movement Analysis and Synthesis: A Survey of Methods and Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 776-795, 2016.
  3. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “Generalized Distance between Compact Convex Sets: Algorithms and Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 988-1003, 2015.
  4. U. Nagarajan and K. Yamane: “Balancing in Dynamic, Unstable Environments without Direct Feedback of Environment Information,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 1234-1241, 2014.
  5. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “Ray-Shooting Algorithms for Robotics,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 862-874, 2013.
  6. K. Yamane, Y. Yamaguchi, and Y. Nakamura: “Human motion database with a binary tree and node transition graphs,” Autonomous Robots, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 87-98, 2011.
  7. K. Yamane and Y. Nakamura: “Comparative Study on Serial and Parallel Forward Dynamics Algorithms for Kinematic Chains,” International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 28, pp. 622-629, 2009.
  8. K. Yamane, Y. Nakamura, M. Okada, N. Komine, and K. Yoshimoto: “Parallel Dynamics Computation and H-Infinity Acceleration Control of Parallel Manipulators for Acceleration Display,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol.127, pp.185-191, 2005.
  9. Y. Nakamura, K. Yamane, Y. Fujita, and I. Suzuki: “Somatosensory Computation for Man-Machine Interface from Motion Capture Data and Musculoskeletal Human Model,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol.21, no.1, pp.58-66, 2005.
  10. K. Yamane, J.K. Hodgins, H.B. Brown: “Controlling a Motorized Marionette with Human Motion Capture Data,” International Journal on Humanoid Robotics, vol.1, no.4, pp.651-669, 2004.
  11. K. Yamane, J. Kuffner, and J. Hodgins: “Synthesizing animations of human manipulation tasks,” ACM Transactions on Computer Graphics, vol.23, no.3, pp.532-539, 2004.
  12. K. Yamane and Y. Nakamura: “Natural Motion Animation through Constraining and Deconstraining at Will,” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol.9, no.3, pp.352-360, 2003.
  13. K. Yamane and Y. Nakamura: “Dynamics Filter – Concept and Implementation of On-line Motion Generator for Human Figures,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol.19, no.3, pp.421-432, 2003.
  14. Y. Nakamura and K. Yamane: “Dynamics Computation of Structure-Varying Kinematic Chains and Its Application to Human Figures,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol.16, no.2, pp.124-134, 2000.

Conference and Workshop Papers

  1. J. Kim, A. Alspach, and K. Yamane: “Snapbot: a Reconfigurable Legged Robot,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 5861-5867, 2017.
  2. S. Ha, S. Coros, A. Alspach, J. Kim, and K. Yamane: “Joint Optimization of Robot Design and Motion Parameters using the Implicit Function Theorem,” Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, paper no. 46, 2017. [Finalist, Best Conference Paper Award]
  3. A. Murai, Q. Y. Hong, K. Yamane, and J. K. Hodgins: “Dynamic Skin Deformation Simulation Using Musculoskeletal Model and Soft Tissue Dynamics,” Pacific Graphics, 2016.
  4. S. Ha, S. Coros, A. Alspach, J. Kim, and K. Yamane: “Task-based Limb Optimization for Legged Robots,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2062-2068, 2016.
  5. Z. Batts, J. Kim, and K. Yamane: “Untethered One-Legged Hopping in 3D Using Linear Elastic Actuator in Parallel (LEAP),” International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2016.
  6. P. Agarwal, S. Al Moubayed, A. Alspach, J. Kim, E.J. Carter, J.F. Lehman, and K. Yamane: “Imitating Human Movement with Teleoperated Robotic Head,” IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (ROMAN), 2016. [Best Technical Paper Award]
  7. J. Kim, A. Alspach, I. Leite, and K. Yamane: “Study of Children’s Hugging for Interactive Robot Design,” IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (ROMAN), 2016.
  8. A. Alspach, J. Kim, and K. Yamane: “Design of a Soft Upper Body Robot for Physical Human-Robot Interaction,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 290-296, 2015.
  9. J. Kim, A. Alspach, and K. Yamane: “3D Printed Soft Skin for Safe Human-Robot Interaction,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2419-2425, 2015.
  10. S. Ha and K. Yamane: “Reducing hardware experiments for model learning and policy optimization,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2620-2626, 2015.
  11. S. Song, J. Kim, and K. Yamane: “Development of a Bipedal Robot that Walks Like an Animation Character,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3596-3602, 2015.
  12. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “Adapting human motions to humanoid robots through time warping based on a general motion feasibility index,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 6281-6288, 2015.
  13. K. Yamane and J. Goerner: “Task assignment and trajectory optimization for displaying stick figure animations with multiple mobile robots,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3806-3813, 2014.
  14. T. Okamoto, T. Shiratori, M. Glisson, K. Yamane, S. Kudoh, K. Ikeuchi: “Extraction of person-specific motion style based on a task model and imitation by humanoid robot,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 1347-1354, 2014.
  15. U. Nagarajan and K. Yamane: “Universal Balancing Controller for Robust Lateral Stabilization of Bipedal Robots in Dynamic, Unstable Environments,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 6698-6705, 2014.
  16. U. Nagarajan and K. Yamane: “Automatic Task-specific Model Reduction for Humanoid Robots,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Robots, pp. 2578-2585, 2013.
  17. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “Human Motion Tracking Control with Strict Contact Force Constraints for Floating-Base Humanoid Robots,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 34-41, 2013.
  18. P.A. Bhounsule and K. Yamane: “Iterative Learning Control for High-Fidelity Tracking of Fast Motions on Entertainment Humanoid Robots,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 443-449, 2013.
  19. K. Yamane, M. Revfi, and T. Asfour: “Synthesizing Object Receiving Motions of Humanoid Robots with Human Motion Database,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1629-1636, 2013.
  20. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “Evaluation of Grasp Force Efficiency Considering Hand Configuration and Using Novel Generalized Penetration Distance Algorithm,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1580-1587, 2013.
  21. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “An Efficient Algorithm for a Generalized Distance Measure,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5075-5081, 2013.
  22. K. Yamane: “Systematic Derivation of Simplified Dynamics for Humanoid Robots,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 28-35, 2012.
  23. K. Yamane: “Practical Kinematic and Dynamic Calibration Methods for Force-Controlled Humanoid Robots,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 269-275, 2011.
  24. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “Optimization and Control of Cyclic Biped Locomotion on a Rolling Cylinder,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 752-759, 2011.
  25. Y. Zheng and K. Yamane: “Ball walker: A case study of humanoid robot locomotion in non-stationary environments,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2021-2028, 2011.
  26. A. Murai and K. Yamane: “A neuromuscular locomotion controller that realizes human-like responses to unexpected disturbances,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1997-2002, 2011.
  27. K. Yamane, S.O. Anderson, and J.K. Hodgins: “Controlling humanoid robots with human motion data: Experimental validation,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 504-510, 2010.
  28. M. Mistry, A. Murai, K. Yamane, and J.K. Hodgins: “Sit-to-stand task on a humanoid robot from human demonstration,” IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 218-223, 2010.
  29. K. Yamane and J.K. Hodgins: “Control-Aware Mapping of Human Motion Data with Stepping for Humanoid Robots,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Robots, pp. 726-733, 2010.
  30. K. Yamane, Y. Ariki, and J.K. Hodgins: “Animating Non-humanoid Characters with Human Motion Capture Data,” Proceedings of Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Computer Animation, pp. 169-178, 2010.
  31. K.W. Sok, K. Yamane, J. Lee, and J.K. Hodgins: “Editing Dynamic Human Motions via Momentum and Force,” Proceedings of Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Computer Animation, pp. 11-20, 2010.
  32. A. Murai, K. Yamane, and Y. Nakamura: “Effects of Nerve Signal Transmission Delay in Somatosensory Reflex Modeling Based on Inverse Dynamics and Optimization,” Proceedings of International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5076-5083, 2010.
  33. K. Yamane and J. Hodgins: “Simultaneous Tracking and Balancing of Humanoid Robots for Imitating Human Motion Capture Data,” Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2510-2517, 2009.