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Designing Laser Gesture Interface for Robot Control [chapter]

Kentaro Ishii, Shengdong Zhao, Masahiko Inami, Takeo Igarashi, Michita Imai
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A laser pointer can be a powerful tool for robot control.  ...  Through this interface, the user can draw stroke gestures using a laser pointer to specify target objects and commands for the robot to execute accordingly.  ...  Section 2 describes previous work on robot control, and the use of laser pointers, and stroke gesture interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_52 fatcat:bb6os5g43nd73pcsqn6vgzlwoq

Multi-Laser Gestural Interface --- Solutions For Cost-Effective And Open Source Controllers

Meason Wiley, Ajay Kapur
2009 Zenodo  
The following paper highlights ways in which we are implementing the multi-laser gestural interface in musical, visual, and robotic contexts.  ...  This paper describes a cost-effective, modular, open source framework for a laser interface design that is open to community development, interaction and user modification.  ...  We have implemented the interface for use as a DJ controller, a digital Tanpura, live video controller, and for use with musical robots.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1177709 fatcat:xsxptcuyvbcrpc7mwevvc765ou

A point-and-click interface for the real world

Charles C. Kemp, Cressel D. Anderson, Hai Nguyen, Alexander J. Trevor, Zhe Xu
2008 Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Human robot interaction - HRI '08  
For this application, the user selects an object to be picked up from the floor by "clicking" on it with the laser pointer interface.  ...  Unlike previous approaches, this interface for gesture-based pointing requires no instrumentation of the environment, makes use of a non-instrumented everyday pointing device, has low spatial error out  ...  Coulter Foundation for funding this work as part of a Translational Research Partnership in Biomedical Engineering Award, "An Assistive Robot to Fetch Everyday Objects for People with Severe Motor Impairments  ... 
doi:10.1145/1349822.1349854 dblp:conf/hri/KempANTX08 fatcat:vsx7gq2qoffpxijh73ag4q4nrm


Jussi Suomela, Aarne Halme
2002 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
An innovative yo-yo hand controller provides unique control possibilities for all kind of teleoperation from robot driving to manipulator control.  ...  A novel control interface is presented, which considerably improves the communication and interaction between robot and operator.  ...  In addition to the speech commands gestures can also be used for the robot control. Simple gestures are recognized by the image processing system of the robot.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20020721-6-es-1901.00817 fatcat:eukfnedr5rakxjtbodfwynimrq

Cognitive Human Machine Interface of Workpartner Robot

Jussi Suomela, Aarne Halme
2001 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The robot control is based on human speech and gestures instead of keyboard or joystick control. Robot can also respond by using speech and gestures.  ...  Cognitive control is a new method for more human like interactive control of autonomous work machines especially service robots.  ...  Traditional control is enough for robots working in repetitive tasks like most workmachines. New generation service robots, like WorkPartner, are designed for varying tasks in varying environments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-6670(17)33112-9 fatcat:cy5xfu6kjbeflkdbbwzmpqquzy

See-through and spatial augmented reality - a novel framework for human-robot interaction

Dinh Quang Huy, I. Vietcheslav, Gerald Seet Gim Lee
2017 2017 3rd International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR)  
Secondly, as the projector is the only device for exchanging information between human and robot, the human-robot interacting process is insecure and people who work in the same environment can control  ...  The framework uses a laser-writer instead of a projector which is suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.  ...  The section below shows the design and implementation of this laser writer. 1) Laser Writer Hardware Design: This laser projector contains three main components: a laser controller board, a RGB laser source  ... 
doi:10.1109/iccar.2017.7942791 fatcat:fn4wyucp7fer3phckvfvdlkdre

An interactive interface for service robots

E.A. Topp, D. Kragic, P. Jensfelt, H.I. Christensen
2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2004. Proceedings. ICRA '04. 2004  
In this paper, we present an initial design of an interactive interface for a service robot based on multi sensor fusion.  ...  Guided by a number of scenarios commonly used in a service robot framework, the experimental evaluation will show the benefit of sensory integration which allows the design of a robust and natural interaction  ...  Dillmann's group "Industrial Applications of Informatics and Microsystems" at the Institute for Computer Design and Fault Tolerance, Fakultät für Informatik, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2004.1308790 dblp:conf/icra/ToppKJC04 fatcat:a6dphyw4cnarjhox4fow6bllda

A robotic game to evaluate interfaces used to show and teach visual objects to a robot in real world condition

Pierre Rouanet, Fabien Danieau, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer
2011 Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction - HRI '11  
For instance, Kemp et al. or used a laser pointer to easily and robustly designate objects to a robot in order to ask it to fetch them [7] .  ...  As gesture recognition is still a hard task, we used a Wizard-of-Oz framework where a human was controlling the robot accordingly to the different gestures he recognized.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1957656.1957782 dblp:conf/hri/RouanetDO11 fatcat:uhzb2q2tkvh77gm7xbw2iatpya

The Impact of Human–Robot Interfaces on the Learning of Visual Objects

Pierre Rouanet, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Fabien Danieau, David Filliat
2013 IEEE Transactions on robotics  
Then, we present four alternative human-robot interfaces: three are based on the use of a mediating artifact (smartphone, wiimote, wiimote and laser), and one is based on natural human gestures (with a  ...  We argue that in addition to robust machine learning and computer vision methods, well-designed interfaces are crucial for learning efficiency.  ...  For instance, Kemp et al. used a laser pointer to easily and robustly designate objects to a robot in order to ask it to fetch them [35] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tro.2012.2228134 fatcat:kfqy75apubepxen3oeygb7buru


Shunichi Kasahara, Ryuma Niiyama, Valentin Heun, Hiroshi Ishii
2013 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction - TEI '13  
As domestic robots and smart appliances become increasingly common, they require a simple, universal interface to control their motion.  ...  Such an interface must support a simple selection of a connected device, highlight its capabilities and allow for an intuitive manipulation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Kent Larson and Hasier Larrea for their help with moving wall system and discussions about human home interaction.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2460625.2460661 dblp:conf/tei/KasaharaNHI13 fatcat:cnwtiw4qcfgsxf5bwezafy4uxy

Adjustable autonomy for mobile teleoperation of personal service robots

Sebastian Muszynski, Jorg Stuckler, Sven Behnke
2012 2012 IEEE RO-MAN: The 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication  
The user can adjust the autonomy of the robot between three levels: body control, skill control, and task control. We design several user interfaces for teleoperation on these levels.  ...  In this paper, we propose a novel user interface for personal service robots that allows the user to teleoperate the robot using handheld computers.  ...  HANDHELD USER INTERFACES So far, we presented speech and gestures as natural modalities for face-to-face human-robot interaction.  ... 
doi:10.1109/roman.2012.6343870 dblp:conf/ro-man/MuszynskiSB12 fatcat:iuuae7f2xfh55puxue4owrazg4

Robot-assisted microsurgical forceps with haptic feedback for transoral laser microsurgery

Nikhil Deshpande, Manish Chauhan, Claudio Pacchierotti, Domenico Prattichizzo, Darwin G. Caldwell, Leonardo S. Mattos
2016 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)  
In laser-based laryngeal microsurgeries, hand-held, manual, microsurgical tools are used for intraoperative tissue manipulation and exposure.  ...  The combination of the device and the surgeon interface replaces the manual, handheld device providing easy-to-use and ergonomic tissue control, simplifying the surgical tasks.  ...  forceps with a common surgeon interface with gesture scaling.  ... 
doi:10.1109/embc.2016.7591888 pmid:28269426 dblp:conf/embc/DeshpandeCPPCM16 fatcat:6a54ike7qrcflc5kyoktqkbehu

A robust integrated system for selecting and commanding multiple mobile robots

Shokoofeh Pourmehr, Valiallah Monajjemi, Jens Wawerla, Richard Vaughan, Greg Mori
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
robot for subsequent one-on-one interaction.  ...  Extending our previous work on selecting an individual robot from a population by face-engagement, we show that reaching toward a robot -a specialization of pointing -can be used to designate a particular  ...  All gesture-based systems discussed so far are designed to work with a single robot, with exception [16] ; however, there were no examples of gesture-based interfaces designed for multi-robot systems  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2013.6630975 dblp:conf/icra/PourmehrMWVM13 fatcat:nlwewev665evrefuppov3ft6ju

Sketch and run

Daisuke Sakamoto, Koichiro Honda, Masahiko Inami, Takeo Igarashi
2009 Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI 09  
This paper presents an interface for the commanding home robots by using stroke gestures on a computer screen.  ...  In this study, we focused on a house-cleaning task that is typical of home robots, and developed a sketch interface for designing behaviors of vacuuming robots.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was partially supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2011455).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1518701.1518733 dblp:conf/chi/SakamotoHII09 fatcat:7q66wt6a5vedtiaej7eqx25jx4

Human - Robot Interfacing by the Aid of Cognition Based Interaction [chapter]

Aarne Halme
2008 Advances in Service Robotics  
The interface should be natural for human cognition and based on speech and gestures in communication.  ...  interface concept for interactive service robots.  ...  Human -Robot Interfacing by the Aid of Cognition Based Interaction, Advances in Service Robotics, Ho Seok Ahn (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-7619-02-2, InTech, Available from:  ... 
doi:10.5772/5957 fatcat:yfpbrvexnfb4rdjub5xbkr6gz4
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