Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Service Robot Applications

Edited by Yoshihiko Takahashi

Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan

The aim of this book is to provide new ideas, original results and practical experiences regarding service robotics. This book provides only a small example of this research activity, but it covers a great deal of what has been done in the field recently. Furthermore, it works as a valuable resource for researchers interested in this field.

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Service Robot ApplicationsEdited by Yoshihiko Takahashi

Published: August 1st 2008

DOI: 10.5772/75

ISBN: 978-953-7619-00-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5732-8

Copyright year: 2008

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80620 Total Chapter Downloads

36 Crossref Citations

46 Web of Science Citations

73 Dimensions Citations


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1. Robotic Patient Lift and Transfer

By Roger Bostelman and James Albus


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2. Sensory-Motor Coupling in Rehabilitation Robotics

By Alejandro Hernandez-Arieta, Konstantinos Dermitzakis, Dana Damian, Max Lungarella and Rolf Pfeifer


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3. Mobility Assistive Robots for Disabled Patients

By Chung-Hsien Kuo


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4. Intelligent Wheelchair Robot "TAO Aicle"

By Osamu Matsumoto, Kiyoshi Komoriya, Tsutomu Hatase, Tadao Yuki and Shigeki Goto


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5. Perceptual Navigation for Semi-Autonomous Wheelchair Operations

By H. Uchiyama, W. D. Potter, M. A. Covington, J. Tarver and R. Eunice


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6. Intelligent Robot Human Interface Using Cheek Movement for Severely Handicapped Persons

By Yoshihiko Takahashi and Shinichiro Suzukawa


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7. Service Robotics: Robot-Assisted Training for Stroke Rehabilitation

By Raymond Kai-yu Tong and Xiaoling Hu


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8. A One Hand Drive Wheelchair with New Manipulation Mechanism Constructed by a Triple Ring and with Assist Functions

By Toshihiko Yasuda, Takeshi Nakanishi, Shougo Kuwabara, Daisuke Furikado, Naoyuki Kawakubo and Katsuyuki Tanaka


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9. Development of a Walking Assistive Service Robot for Rehabilitation of Elderly People

By JaeHo Jang, SeungNam Yu, JungSoo Han and ChangSoo Han


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10. Experiences Developing Safe and Fault-Tolerant Tele-Operated Service Robots. A Case Study in Shipyards

By Diego Alonso, Pedro Sanchez, Francisco J. Ortiz, Juan A. Pastor, Barbara Alvarez and AndrEs Iborra


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11. Service Robot Operated by CDMA Networks for Security Guard at Home

By JeGoon Ryu, ByeongChoel Yoo and Toshihiro Nishimura


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12. Safety Intelligence and Legal Machine Language: Do We Need the Three Laws of Robotics?

By Yueh-Hsuan Weng, Chien-Hsun Chen and Chuen-Tsai Sun


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13. A Novel Modular Mobile Robot Prototype for Urban Search and Rescue

By Houxiang Zhang, Wei Wang, Guanghua Zong and Jianwei Zhang


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14. Imitation-Based Task Programming on a Low-Cost Humanoid Robot

By Jacopo Aleotti and Stefano Caselli


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15. Psychological Evaluation for Rough Shape and Biped Walking of Humanoid Robots Using Virtual Reality

By Kenji Inoue and Tatsuo Arai


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16. A Novel Arm-Wrestling Robot Using Motion Dependant Force Control

By Chul-Goo Kang


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17. Sewer Robotics

By Alireza Ahrary


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18. Visual Novelty Detection for Mobile Inspection Robots

By Hugo Vieira Neto and Ulrich Nehmzow


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19. An Inspection Robot for High Voltage Power Transmission Line and Its Dynamics Study

By Xiaohui Xiao, Gongping Wu, Hua Xiao and Jinchun Dai


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20. Teaching Introductory Programming Concepts with Lego MindStorms in Greek High Schools: A Two-Year Experience

By Maya Sartatzemi, Vassilios Dagdilelis and Katerina Kagani


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21. Agricultural Robots — Applications and Economic Perspectives

By Pedersen S. M., Fountas S. and Blackmore S.


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22. Service Robotics in Construction

By Bock Thomas


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