New evaluation framework for human-assistive devices based on humanoid robotics

@article{Ayusawa2016NewEF,
  title={New evaluation framework for human-assistive devices based on humanoid robotics},
  author={Ko Ayusawa and Eiichi Yoshida and Yumeko Imamura and Takayuki Tanaka},
  journal={Advanced Robotics},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={519 - 534}
}
This paper presents the new application of a humanoid robot as an evaluator of human-assistive devices. The reliable and objective evaluation framework for assistive devices is necessary for making industrial standards in order that those devices are used in various applications. In this framework, we utilize a recent humanoid robot with its high similarity to humans, human motion retargeting techniques to a humanoid robot, and identification techniques of robot’s mechanical properties. We also… 
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