Human Inspired Dexterity in Robotic Manipulation provides up-to-date researchers information on how to imitate humans to realize robotic manipulation.
The approaches from software and hardware viewpoints are shown. From the software viewpoints, how human manipulation techniques or skills can be transferred to the robotic manipulation are provided using actual cases including prosthetic hand control and medical robotic operation. From the hardware viewpoint, the book discusses important human hand structures that are keys for robotic hand design, and how they should be embedded in the robotic hand for dexterous manipulation. Also discussed is control of the robotic hand.
This book deals with how to draw the next keys from a human being, in order to realize dexterous robotic manipulation so is ideal for the research communities in Robotics, Mechatronics, and Automation.
- Investigates current research direction in robotic manipulation
- Shows how human manipulation techniques or skills can be transferred to the robotic manipulation
- Identifies key human hand structure s for robotic hand design and how they should be embedded in the robotic hand for dexterous manipulation
Robot engineers who are interested at developing robots in human environment. Professors and Post doctors who would like to start researches about robotic manipulation imitating human manipulation. Undergraduate and graduate students who are interested at object manipulation by robots as well as human
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Dr. Watanabe received his Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering in 2003 in the Kyoto University. His research interest include Intelligent mechanics/Mechanical systems with emphasis in Robotics, Robotic hands, Human assist, Medical Engineering.
Associate Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Institute of Science and Engineering at Kanazawa University
Kensuke Harada received BS, MS and Doctor degree on Mechanical Engineering from Kyoto University on 1992, 1994 and 1997, respectively. From 1997 to 2002, he worked as a research associate at Hiroshima university. On 2002, he joined National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology. For one year from 2005 to 2006, we was a visiting scholar at Computer Science Department of Stanford University. From 2013 to 2016, he was a leader of Vision and Manipulation Research Group of Intelligent Systems Research Institute. From 2016, he has been a Professor of Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University. His research interest includes mechanics, control and motion planning of robotic mechanisms such as robot manipulator, robotic hand and biped humanoid robots.
Professor at the Graduated School of Engineering Science at Osaka University
Dr. Tada received his Ph.D from Nara Institute of Science and Technology in 2002. In April 2002, he joined Digital Human Laboratory, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, JST CREST Researcher (PD). His researches topics include Fingertip Deformation Measurement for Studies of Human Touch Perception; Development of Optical Force Sensors for Force Sensing in MRI Environments; Incipient Slip Measurement for Studies of Human Grasping Skills.
Group Leader of the Digital Human Research Group at Human Informatics Research Institute, AIST