Autonomous Mobile Robots in Human Living Space

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Yoko Sasaki

Senior Researcher

AIRC, AIST

Yoko Sasaki is a senior researcher at Artificial Intelligent Research Center (AIRC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan.

Interests

  • Autonomous Mobile Robot
  • Human Activity Sensing
  • Signal Processing

Awards

  • The best paper award (IEEE IRIS2017)
  • The best paper award (2016 Robotics Symposia)
  • Research Encouragement Prize (from JSME, 2013)

Education

  •    Tokyo University of Science

  •    Tokyo University of Science

  •    Tokyo University of Science

News


Autonomous navigation test in Lalaport Kashiwa-no-ha

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Autonomous navigation in shopping mall.

We performed test autonomous navigation in Lalaport Kashiwa-no-ha. It is a preliminary demonstration of future autonomous delivery services.

4 Dec. 2019.

Can the autonomous robot going through crowds!?

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Demonstration Experiment in Miraikan

We have demonstration experiment of our autonomous mobile robot "Peacock" at Miraikan. event page (In Japanese).

4 Dec. 2019

Autonomous mobile robot demonstration at 2019 Geospatial Expo

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2019 Geospatial Expo

We show our autonomous mobile robot at 2019 Geospatial Expo (In Japanese) on Nobember 28--30 2019.

25 Nov. 2019.

Our latest work


A3C Based Motion Learning for an Autonomous Mobile Robot in Crowds

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Presented in IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics(SMC2019), October, 2019.

Real-time Autonomous Navigation of an Electric Wheelchair in Large-scale Urban Area with 3D Map

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Journal publication on Advanced Robotics, July 2019. Also presented in Robotics Symposia, March 2019.

Automatic Labeled LiDAR Data Generation based on Precise Human Model

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Presented in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automations (ICRA2019), May, 2019.

3D Map Update in Human Environment Using Change Detection from LIDAR Equipped Mobile Robot

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Presented in IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2019), January 2019.

Moving Objects Observation from Running Automobile Based on Real-time Map-size Free Localization

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Presented in IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2019), January 2019.

Online Spatial Sound Perception Using Microphone Array on Mobile Robot

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Presented in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robots and Systems (IROS2018), October, 2018.

Information


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Contact

2-3-26 Aomi, Koto-ku Tokyo, Japan. 135-0064
AIST Tokyo Waterfront

+81 29.861.3184
y-sasaki@aist.go.jp

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Ongoing projects / collaboration

NEDO proj. for consulting 3D map platform
Honda Research Institute
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd
Panasonic corporation
Shimizu corporation

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Welcome New Members

I'm finding a Post-doc and students to work with us!
Now, we are working with many undergraduate and Ph.D. students from
Tokyo University of Science
Tokyo Institute of Technology
University of Tokyo
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Nara Institute of Science and Technology.

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