2014 IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts
September 11-13, 2014, Evanston, Illinois, USA

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Last updated on September 11, 2014. This conference program is tentative and subject to change

Technical Program for Saturday September 13, 2014

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SaAT1 Room T1
Tracking and Recognition Regular Session
09:00-09:20, Paper SaAT1.1 
Tracking of Multiple Humans Using Subtraction Stereo and Particle Filter
Kawashita, TakehiroChuo Univ
Shibata, MasatoshiChuo Univ
Masuyama, GakutoChuo Univ
Umeda, KazunoriChuo Univ
09:20-09:40, Paper SaAT1.2 
3D Human Action Segmentation and Recognition Using Pose Kinetic Energy
SHAN, JUNJIEThe Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte
Akella, SrinivasUniv. of North Carolina at Charlotte
09:40-10:00, Paper SaAT1.3 
Using Penalized Spline Regression to Calculate Mean Trajectories Including Confidence Intervals of Human Motion Data
Carton, DanielTech. Univ. München
Turnwald, AnnemarieTum
Olszowy, WiktorLudwig-Maximilians-Univ
Wollherr, DirkTech. Univ. München
Buss, MartinTech. Univ. München
10:00-10:20, Paper SaAT1.4 
Real Time Image De-Blurring and Image Stitching for Muscle Inspired Camera Orientation System
Kilbride, SeanGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Kim, Michael D.Georgia Inst. of Tech
Ueda, JunGeorgia Inst. of Tech
SaBT1 Room T1
Automation Regular Session
Chair: Kroeger, TorstenGoogle, Inc.
10:40-11:00, Paper SaBT1.1 
Dynamic Bacterial Foraging Optimization Algorithm to Optimal Design of Parallel Manipulators
Wu, ShenliXi’an Jiaotong Univ
Wang, Sun'anXi'an Jiaotong Univ
Li, XiaohuXi'an Jiaotong Univ
11:00-11:20, Paper SaBT1.2 
Reducing Uncertainty in Robotic Surface Assembly Tasks Based on Contact Information
Saric, AmarComputer Science, Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte
Xiao, JingUNC-Charlotte
Shi, JaneGM R&D Center
11:20-11:40, Paper SaBT1.3 
Automated Diagnosis of Material Condition in Hammering Test Using a Boosting Algorithm
Fujii, HiromitsuThe Univ. of Tokyo
Yamashita, AtsushiThe Univ. of Tokyo
Asama, HajimeThe Univ. of Tokyo
SaCT1 Room T1
Healthcare and Welfare Robotics Organized Session
Chair: Wollherr, DirkTech. Univ. München
Organizer: Yamane, KatsuDisney
13:00-13:20, Paper SaCT1.1 
Musculoskeletal Modeling and Physiological Validation (I)
Murai, AkihikoThe Univ. of Tokyo
Takeichi, KazunariThe Univ. of Tokyo
Miyatake, TairaThe Univ. of Tokyo
Nakamura, YoshihikoUniv. of Tokyo
13:20-13:40, Paper SaCT1.2 
Robotic Rehabilitation Exercise in Hemiparetic Limbs Based on Functional Synchronization of Voluntary and Involuntary Nerve Impulses (I)
Ueda, JunGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Lacey, LaurenGeorgia Tech
Turkseven, MelihGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Shinohara, MinoruGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Maliki, ArnoldGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Kovalenko, IlyaGeorgia Inst. of Tech
13:40-14:00, Paper SaCT1.3 
Wheeled Inverted Pendulum Type Robotic Wheelchair with Integrated Control of Seat Slider and Rotary Link between Wheels for Climbing Stairs (I)
SHINO, MotokiThe Univ. of Tokyo
Tomokuni, NobuyasuKinki Univ
Murata, GenkiR&D Center, JTEKT Corp
Segawa, MasayaR&D Center, JTEKT Corp
14:00-14:20, Paper SaCT1.4 
Emulating Prosthetic Feet During the Prescription Process to Improve Outcomes and Justifications (I)
Collins, Steven H.Carnegie Mellon Univ
Caputo, Joshua M.Carnegie Mellon Univ
Adamczyk, Peter G.Intelligent Prosthetic Systems
SaDT1 Room T1
Keynote 3: Siddhartha Srinivasa Plenary Session
Chair: Kantor, GeorgeCarnegie Mellon Univ.
SaET1 Room T1
Humanoid Robots Regular Session
Chair: Yokoi, KazuhitoNational Inst. of AIST
16:00-16:20, Paper SaET1.1 
HERB’s Sure Thing: A Rapid Drama System for Rehearsing and Performing Live Robot Theater
Zeglin, Garth JCarnegie Mellon Univ
Walsman, AaronCarnegie Mellon Univ
Herlant, LauraCarnegie Mellon Univ
Zheng, ZhaodongCarnegie Mellon Univ
Guo, YuyangCarnegie Mellon Univ
Koval, MichaelCarnegie Mellon Univ
Lenzo, KevinCarnegie Mellon Univ
Tay, Hui JunCarnegie Mellon Univ
Velagapudi, PrasannaCarnegie Mellon Univ
Correll, KatieCarnegie Mellon Univ
Srinivasa, SiddharthaCarnegie Mellon Univ
16:20-16:40, Paper SaET1.2 
Sitting Pose Generation Using Genetic Algorithm for NAO Humanoid Robots
Al-Hami, Mo'tazTemple Univ
Lakaemper, RolfTemple Univ
16:40-17:00, Paper SaET1.3 
Development of a Upper Body Humanoid Robot
Dong, YangyangHarbin Inst. of Tech
Zhang, ZijianHarbin Inst. of Tech
hong, huHarbin Inst. of Tech
17:00-17:20, Paper SaET1.4 
Evaluation of Wheelchair Rolling Resistance Using a Robotic Device
Teran, EfrainGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Ueda, JunGeorgia Inst. of Tech