Ken'ichi Koyanagi

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— This paper presents a motion pattern generator of humanoid robots that walks on a flat plane, steps and a rough terrain. It is guaranteed rigorously that the desired contact between a humanoid robot and terrain should be maintained by keeping the contact wrench sum between them inside the contact wrench cone under the sufficient friction assumption. A(More)
Movements of upper limbs are complicated, various and indispensable for daily activities. For patients with impairment of their upper limb, rehabilitation along with medical treatment is needed to recover function. For elderly as well, training is needed to keep their ADL or social activities. Application of robotics and virtual reality technology makes(More)