Takashi Minato, Ph.D.

minato, t..pngTakashi Minato, Ph.D. 
(Researcher, Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories, ATR)

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  • Name : Takashi Minato
  • Affiliation : ATR Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories

Research topics

  • Development of Autonomous Social Robots
  • Studies on a Communication Media Interface Subconsciously Evoking User’s Pleasant Feelings
  • Developmet of Tele-Operated Androids
  • Exploring a Fundamental Mechanism of Social Development
  • Motion Learning of Humanoid Robot through Physical Human-Robot Interaction
  • Android Science
  • Perceptual Information Infrastructure
  • Selective Attention Mechanism for Mobile Robot
  • Environmental Change Adaptation for Mobile Robot Navigation

Publication List

Development of Autonomous Social Robots

Journal paper

  • Soheil Keshmiri, Masahiro Shiomi, Kodai Shatani, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Facial pre-touch space differentiates the level of openness among individuals, Scientific Reports, Vol.9, No.11924, (12 pages), 2019.
  • Takahisa Uchida, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Who is responsible for a dialogue breakdown? An error recovery strategy that promotes cooperative intentions from humans by mutual attribution of responsibility in human-robot dialogues, Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Vol.6, No.29, (11 pages), 2019.
  • Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Analysis and generation of laughter motions, and evaluation in an android robot, APSIPA Transactions on Signal and Information Processing, Vol.8, e6, 2019.
  • Masahiro Shiomi, Kodai Shatani, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, How should a Robot React before People’s Touch?: Modeling a Pre-Touch Reaction Distance for a Robot’s Face, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol.3, Issue 4, pp.3773-3780, 2018.
  • Kurima Sakai, Takashi Minato, Carlos Toshinori Ishi, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Novel Speech Motion Generation by Modelling Dynamics of Human Speech Production, Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Vol.4, No.49, 2017.
  • Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Motion Analysis in Vocalized Surprise Expressions and Motion Generation in Android Robots, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol.2, Issue 3, pp.1748-1754, 2017.

Conference paper

  • Ryusuke Mikata, Carlos T. Ishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Analysis of factors influencing the impression of speaker individuality in android robots, Proc. of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.xxx-xxx, 2019.
  • Takashi Minato, Kurima Sakai, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Design of a robot’s conversational capability based on desire and intention, Proc. of the IoT Enabling Sensing/Network/AI and Photonics Conference 2019 (Co-located with Optics and Photonics International Congress 2019), IoT-SNAP2-02, 2019.
  • Xiqian Zheng, Dylan F. Glas, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Four memory categories to support socially-appropriate conversations in long-term HRI, Proc. of the workshop on Personalization in Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction (14th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction), 2019.
  • Masahiro Shiomi, Kodai Shatani, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, How should a Robot React before People’s Touch?: Modeling a Pre-Touch Reaction Distance for a Robot, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, WeATS6.6, 2018.
  • Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Does a robot’s subtle pause in reaction time to people’s touch contribute to positive influences?, Proc. of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.364-369, 2018.
  • Takashi Minato, Development of an autonomous android that can naturally talk with people, Proc. of World Symposium on Digital Intelligence for Systems and Machines, pp.19-21, 2018.
  • Masahiro Shiomi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Subtle Reaction and Response Time Effects in Human-Robot Touch Interaction, Proc. of the International Conference on Social Robotics, pp. 242-251, 2017.
  • Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Motion analysis in vocalized surprise expressions and motion generation in android robots, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, WeCT18.3, 2017.
  • Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Motion analysis in vocalized surprise expressions, Proc. of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, pp. 874-878, 2017.
  • Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Tomo Funayama, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Motion generation in android robots during laughing speech, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3327-3332, 2016.
  • Takahisa Uchida, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Does a Conversational Robot Need to Have its own Values? A Study of Dialogue Strategy to Enhance People’s Motivation to Use Autonomous Conversational Robots, Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Human Agent Interaction, pp.187-192, 2016.
  • Kurima Sakai, Takashi Minato, Carlos Toshinori Ishi, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Speech Driven Trunk Motion Generating System based on Physical Constraint, Proc. of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.232-239, 2016.
  • Dylan F. Glas, Takashi Minato, Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Tatsuya Kawahara, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, ERICA: The ERATO Intelligent Conversational Android, Proc. of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.22-29, 2016.
  • Takahisa Uchida, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, A Values-based Dialogue Strategy to Build Motivation for Conversation with Autonomous Conversational Robots, Proc. of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication,, pp.206-211 2016.
  • Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Investigation of motion generation in android robots during laughing speech, Proc. of International Workshop on Speech Robotics (Conference of the International Speech Communication Association), 2015.

Others

  • Shuichi Nishio, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Communication support for elderlies using androids, New Breeze, Vol.27, No.4, pp.14-17, 2015.

Invited Talk

  • Development of an autonomous android that can naturally talk with people, World Symposium on Digital Intelligence for Systems and Machines, Technical University of Kosice, Kosice, Slovakia, 24th Aug. 2018.

Developmet of Tele-Operated Androids

Book chapter

  • Kohei Ogawa, Shuichi Nishio, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Android Robots as Tele-presence Media, Jinglong Wu editor, Biomedical Engineering and Cognitive Neuroscience for Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Applications, pp.54-63, IGI Global, 2012.

Journal paper

  • Kaiko Kuwamura, Takashi Minato, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Inconsistency of Personality Distortion Caused by Appearance Gap in Robotic Telecommunication, Interaction Studies, Vol.16, No.2, pp.249-271, 2015.
  • Hidenobu Sumioka, Shuichi Nishio, Takashi Minato, Ryuji Yamazaki, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Minimal Human Design Approach for sonzai-kan Media: Investigation of a Feeling of Human Presence, Cognitive Computation, Vol.6, Issue 4, pp.760-774, 2014.
  • Kaiko Kuwamura, Kurima Sakai, Takashi Minato, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Hugvie: communication device for encouraging good relationship through the act of hugging, Lovotics, Vol.1, Issue 1, 2014.
  • Kurima Sakai, Hidenobu Sumioka, Takashi Minato, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Motion design of interactive small humanoid robot with visual illusion, International Journal of innovative Computing Information and Control, Vol.9, No.12, pp.4725-4736, 2013.
  • Ryuji Yamazaki, Shuichi Nishio, Kohei Ogawa, Kohei Matsumura, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Tsutomu Fujinami, and Masaru Nishikawa, Promoting Socialization of Schoolchildren Using a Teleoperated Android: An Interaction Study, Internal Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol.10, No.1, pp.1350007, 2013.

Conference paper

  • Nobuhiro Jinnai, Hidenobu Sumioka, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, The impact of a humanlike communication medium on the development of intimate human relationship, A. Cheok, K. Devlin, D. Levy editors, Love and Sex with Robots, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.10237, pp.104-114, Springer, 2017 (Extended abstract of the 2nd International Congress on Love and Sex with Robots, 2016).
  • Kurima Sakai, Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Online speech-driven head motion generating system and evaluation on a tele-operated robot, Proc. of the 24th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp. 529-534, 2015.
  • Ryuji Yamazaki, Kaiko Kuwamura, Shuichi Nishio, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Activating Embodied Communication: A Case Study of Demented Elderlies using Teleoperated Android, Proc. of the 9th the World Conference of Gerontechnology, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 311, 2014.
  • Hidenobu Sumioka, Kensuke Koda, Shuichi Nishio, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Revisiting Ancient Design of Human Form for Communication Avatar: Design Considerations from Chronological Development of Dogu, Proc. of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.726-731, 2013.
  • Kaiko Kuwamura, Kurima Sakai, Takashi Minato, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Hugvie: A Medium that Fosters Love, Proc. of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.70-75, 2013.
  • Junya Nakanishi, Kaiko Kuwamura, Takashi Minato, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Evoking Affection for a Communication Partner by a Robotic Communication Medium, Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Human Agent Interaction, pp.III-1-4, 2013.
  • Ryuji Yamazaki, Shuichi Nishio, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Takashi Minato, Marco Norskov, Nobu Ishiguro, Masaru Nishikawa, and Tsutomu Fujinami, Social Inclusion of Senior Citizens by a Teleoperated Android: Toward Inter-generational TeleCommunity Creation, Proc. of the International Workshop on Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment (IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems), pp.53-58, 2012.
  • Takashi Minato, Hidenobu Sumioka, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Studying the Influence of Handheld Robotic Media on Social Communications, Proc. of the Workshop on Social Robotic Telepresence (21th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication), pp.15-16, 2012.
  • Kaiko Kuwamura, Takashi Minato, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Personality Distortion in Communication through Teleoperated Robots, Proc. of the 21th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.49-54, 2012.
  • Takashi Minato, Kohei Ogawa, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Development of Cellphone-type Tele-operated Android, Proc. of the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction, pp.665-666, 2012.
  • Hidenobu Sumioka, Takashi Minato, Kurima Sakai, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Motion design of an interactive small humanoid robot with visual illusion, Proc. of the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction, pp.93-100, 2012.

Others

  • Takashi Minato, Shuichi Nishio, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Evoking an Affection for Communication Partner by a Robotic Communication Medium, HRI 2013 Demonstration Session Proceedings, D07, 2013.

Exploring a Fundamental Mechanism of Social Development

Journal paper

  • Takashi Minato, Dale Thomas, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, A model to explain the emergence of imitation development based on predictability preference, IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, Vol.4, Issue 1, pp.17-28, 2012.

Conference paper

  • Takashi Minato, Dale Thomas, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, A Model of the emergence of early imitation development based on predictability preference, Proc. of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, pp.19-25, 2010.
  • Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Michihiro Shimada, Takashi Minato, Dale Thomas, Mutual excitation model towards socially developmental robots, Proc. of the Workshop on Synergistic Intelligence: Approach to Human Intelligence through Understanding and Design of Cognitive Development (IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems), 2009.

Motion Learning of Humanoid Robot through Physical Human-Robot Interaction

Journal paper

  • Fransiska Basoeki, Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, A study on the use of tactile instructions for developing robot’s motions, Artificial Life and Robotics, Vol.17, No.2, pp.197-203, 2012.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Heni Ben Amor, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Mutual learning and adaptation in physical human-robot interaction, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol.19, No.4, pp.24-35, 2012.
  • Hiroshi Ishiguro, Takashi Minato, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, and Minoru Asada, Humanoid platform for cognitive developmental robotics, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol.8, No. 3, pp.391-418, 2011.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Emanuele Menegatti, Direct programming of a central pattern generator for periodic motions by touching, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.58, Issues 7, pp.847-854, 2010.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Ian Fasel, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Enrico Pagello, and Emanuele Menegatti, A new paradigm of humanoid robot motion programming based on touch interpretation, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.57, Issues 8, pp.846-859, 2009.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Analysis of physical human-robot interaction for motor learning with physical help, Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Vol.5 Issue 4, pp.213-223, 2008.

Conference paper

  • Fabio DallaLibera, Fransiska Basoeki, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Emanuele Menegatti, Teaching by Touching: Interpretation of Tactile Instructions for Motion Development, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.3480-3487, 2011.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Enrico Pagello, and Emanuele Menegatti, A parameterless biologically inspired control algorithm robust to nonlinearities, dead-times and low-pass filtering effects, Proc. of the International Conference on Simulation, Modeling and Programming for Autonomous Robots, pp.362-373, 2010.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Emanuele Menegatti, and Enrico Pagello, Biologically inspired mobile robot control robust to hardware failures and sensor noise, Proc. of the 14th annual RoboCup International Symposium, 2010.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Emanuele Menegatti, Developing Central Pattern Generator based periodic motions using tactile interaction, Proc. of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.105-112, 2009.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Enrico Pagello, and Emanuele Menegatti, Teaching motions by touching, Proc. of the Workshop on Tactile Sensing in Humanoids – Tactile Sensors and Beyond (IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots), pp.68-71, 2009.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Enrico Pagello, and Emanuele Menegatti, A software toolset for quick humanoid motion prototyping, Proc. of the 4th Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots (IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots), pp.45-51, 2009.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Ademar Ferreira, Enrico Pagello, and Emanuele Menegatti, Humanoid motion representation by sensory state transitions, Proc. of the 6th IEEE Latin American Robotics Symposium, 2009.
  • Takashi Minato, Fabio DallaLibera, Satoshi Yokokawa, Yutaka Nakamura, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Emanuele Menegatti, A baby robot platform for developmental robotics, Proc. of the Workshop on Synergistic Intelligence: Approach to Human Intelligence through Understanding and Design of Cognitive Development (IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems), 2009.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Heni Ben Amor, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Bernhard Jung, Physical interaction learning: behavior adaptation in cooperative human-robot tasks involving physical contact, Proc. of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.504-509, 2009. (CoTeSys Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction Best Paper Award)
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Enrico Pagello, Emanuele Menegatti, Programming robot motions by touching, Proc. of the Workshop on Beyond Gray Droids: Domestic Robot Design for the 21st Century (Workshop of the BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction), 2009.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Analysis of physical human-robot interaction for motor learning with physical help, Proc. of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.67-72, 2008.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Enrico Pagello, and Emanuele Menegatti, Developing robot motions by simulated touch sensors, Proc. of the International Conference on Simulation, Modeling and Programming for Autonomous Robots, pp.246-257, 2008.
  • Mai Hikita, Sawa Fuke, Masaki Ogino, Takashi Minato, and Minoru Asada, Visual attention by saliency leads cross-modal body representation, Proc. of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 2008.
  • Marco Antonelli, Fabio DallaLibera, Emanuele Menegatti, Enrico Pagello, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Intuitive humanoid motion generation joining user-defined key-frames and automatic learning, Proc. of the 12th annual RoboCup International Symposium, 2008.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Takashi Minato, Ian Fasel, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Emanuele Menegatti, and Enrico Pagello, Teaching by touching: an intuitive method for development of humanoid robot motions, Proc. of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.352-359, 2007.
  • Takashi Minato, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Tomoyuki Noda, Shuhei Ikemoto, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Minoru Asada, CB2: a child robot with biomimetic body for cognitive developmental robotics, Proc. of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.557-562, 2007.

Others

  • Tomoyuki Noda, Shuhei Ikemoto, Daniel Quevedo, Toshihiko Shimizu, Hidenobu Sumioka, Hisashi Ishihara, Yuki Sasamoto, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Minoru Asada, Cognitive developmental robotics with a biomimetic child-robot, The ECSIS Symposium on Learning and Adaptive Behavior in Robotic Systems, video session, 2008. (LABRS Best Video Award)
  • Tomoyuki Noda, Shuhei Ikemoto, Daniel Quevedo, Toshihiko Shimizu, Hidenobu Sumioka, Hisashi Ishihara, Yuki Sasamoto, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Minoru Asada, CB2: child robot with biomimetic body, The AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence Video Competition, 2008. (Best Video Award candidates)

Android Science

Book chapter

  • Takenobu Chikaraishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Development of an android system integrated with sensor networks, Houssem Abdellatif, editor, Robotics 2010 Current and Future Challenges, pp.455-474, I-Tech Education and Publishing, 2010.
  • Takashi Minato and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Generating natural interactive motion in android based on situation-dependent motion variety, Vladimir A. Kulyukin, editor, Advances in Human-Robot Interaction, pp.125-140, I-Tech Education and Publishing, 2009.
  • Daisuke Matsui, Takashi Minato, Karl F. MacDorman, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Generating natural motion in an android by mapping human motion, M. Hackel, editor, Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines, pp.351-366, I-Tech Education and Publishing, 2007.

Journal paper

  • Yusuke Moriguchi, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Ikuko Shinohara, and Shoji Itakura, Cues that trigger social transmission of disinhibition in young children, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Vol.107, Issue 2, pp.181-187, 2010.
  • Takashi Minato, Michihiro Shimada, Shoji Itakura, Kang Lee, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Evaluating the human likeness of an android by comparing gaze behaviors elicited by the android and a person, Advanced Robotics, Vol.20, No.10, pp.1147-1163, 2006.

Conference paper

  • Michihiro Shimada, Kazunori Yamauchi, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Shoji Itakura, Studying the influence of the chameleon effect on humans using an android, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.767-772, 2008.
  • Takenobu Chikaraishi, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Development of an android system integrated with sensor networks, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.328-333, 2008.
  • Takashi Minato and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Construction and evaluation of a model of natural human motion based on motion diversity, Proc. of the 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, pp.65-71, 2008.
  • Takashi Minato and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Generating natural posture in an android by mapping human posture in three-dimensional position space, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.609-616, 2007.
  • Michihiro Shimada, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Uncanny valley of androids and its lateral inhibition hypothesis, Proc. of the 16th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp.374-379, 2007.
  • Yusuke Moriguchi, Takashi Minato, and Shoji Itakura, Do android’s actions affect young children’s actions?, Proc. of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 2007.
  • Heni Ben Amor, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, Bernhard Jung, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, A neural framework for robot motor learning based on memory consolidation, Proc. of the International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms, 2007.
  • Michihiro Shimada, Takashi Minato, Shoji Itakura, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Evaluation of android using unconscious recognition, Proc. of the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.157-162, 2006.
  • Hiroshi Ishiguro and Takashi Minato, Development of androids for studying on human-robot interaction, Proc. of the 36th International Symposium on Robotics, TH3H1, 2005.
  • Daisuke Matsui, Takashi Minato, Karl F. MacDorman, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Generating natural motion in an android by mapping human motion, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1089-1096, 2005.
  • Karl F. MacDorman, Takashi Minato, Michihiro Shimada, Shoji Itakura, Stephan Cowley, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Assessing human likeness by eye contact in an android testbed, Proc. of the XXVII Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2005.
  • Takashi Minato, Michihiro Shimada, Shoji Itakura, Kang Lee, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Does gaze reveal the human likeness of an android?, Proc. of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, pp.106-111, 2005.
  • Karl F. MacDorman Takashi Minato, Shoji Itakura, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Humanity is in the gaze of the beholder : experiments with androids and people, Proc. of the 2nd Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies, 2005.
  • Takashi Minato, Karl F. MacDorman, Michihiro Shimada, Shoji Itakura, Kang Lee, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Evaluating humanlikeness by comparing responses elicited by an android and a person, Proc. of the 2nd International Workshop on Man-Machine Symbiotic Systems, pp.373-383, 2004.
  • Shoji Itakura, N. Kanaya, Michihiro Shimada, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Communicative behavior to the android robot in human infants, Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Development and Learning, poster session, 2004.
  • Takashi Minato, Michihiro Shimada, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Shoji Itakura, Development of an android robot for studying human-robot interaction, Innovations in Applied Artificial Intelligence; Proc. of the 17th International Conference on Industrial and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, pp.424-434, 2004.
  • Takashi Minato, Michihiro Shimada, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Shoji Itakura, A Constructive approach for studying human-robot communication, Proc. of the 2nd International Symposium on Emergent Mechanisms of Communication in the Brain, poster session, p.82, 2004.

Perceptual Information Infrastructure

Journal paper

  • Emanuele Menegatti, Giorgio Gatto, Enrico Pagello, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Robot localisation enhanced by a distributed vision system in dynamic environments, Sensor Review, Vol.28, Issue 3, pp.222-228, 2008.

Conference paper

  • Emanuele Menegatti, Giorgio Gatto, Enrico Pagello, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Distributed vision system for robot localization in indoor environments, Proc. of the 2nd European Conference on Mobile Robots, pp.194-199, 2005.
  • Karl F. MacDorman, Hiroshi Nobuta, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Memory-based recognition of human behavior based on sensory data of high dimensionality, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.571-576, 2004.
  • Masayuki Furukawa, Yoshio Kanbara, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Human behavior interpretation systems based on view and motion-based aspect models, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.4160-4165, 2003.
  • Emanuele Menegati, Enrico Pagello, Takashi Minato, Takayuki Nakamura, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, Toward knowledge propagation in an omnidirectional distributed vision system, Proc. of the 1st International Workshop on Advances in Service Robotics, pp.1-6, 2003.

Visual Attention Control of Mobile Robot by Visuo-Motor Learning

Book chapter

  • Takashi Minato and Minoru Asada, Generated image feature based selective attention mechanism by visuo-motor learning, E. Arai and T. Arai, editors, Mechatronics for Safety, Security and Dependability in a New Era, pp.235-240, Elsevier, 2006.

Journal paper

  • Takashi Minato and Minoru Asada, Towards selective attention: generating image features by learning a visuo-motor map, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.45, Issues 3-4, pp.211-221, 2003.

Conference paper

  • Takashi Minato and Minoru Asada, Generated image feature based selective attention mechanism by visuo-motor learning, Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Machine and Automation, pp.457-462, 2004.
  • Minoru Asada and Takashi Minato, Perceptual attention through image feature generation based on visio-motor map learning, Papers from the 2001 AAAI Fall Symposium on Anchoring Symbols to Sensor Data in Single and Multiple Robot Systems, Technical Report FS-01-01, pp.31-36, 2001.
  • Takashi Minato and Minoru Asada, Image feature generation by visio-motor map learning towards selective attention, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1422-1427, 2001.

Environmental Change Adaptation for Mobile Robot

Conference paper

  • Takashi Minato and Minoru Asada, Environmental change adaptation for mobile robot navigation, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1859-1864, 1998.
  • Takashi Minato and Minoru Asada, Skill acquisition and self-improvement for environmental change adaptation of mobile robot, Proc. of the Fifth International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior: From Animals to Animats 5, pp.360-365, 1998. [1] 

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