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PUBLICATIONS

In this page, publications (pdfs available) are listed in order of the published years within each of the following categories. Representative publications are specified in bold letters.

  1. Early Works on Child-Robot Interaction
  2. Care-Receiving Robot (CRR)
  3. Educational Application of CRR on Pepper
  4. Telepresence Robot
  5. Intergenerational Interaction
  6. Multitask (Lifelong) Reinforcement Learning
  7. Other Publications

Early Works on Child-Robot Interaction

  • Fumihide Tanaka, Bret Fortenberry, Kazuki Aisaka, Javier R. Movellan: Developing Dance Interaction between QRIO and Toddlers in a Classroom Environment: Plans for the First Steps, Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2005), pp.223-228, Nashville, USA, August 2005 [pdf, 477KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Javier R. Movellan, Fumihide Tanaka, Bret Fortenberry, Kazuki Aisaka: The RUBI/QRIO Project: Origins, Principles, and First Steps, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2005), pp.80-86, Osaka, Japan, July 2005 [pdf, 765KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Javier R. Movellan, Bret Fortenberry, Kazuki Aisaka: Daily HRI Evaluation at a Classroom Environment: Reports from Dance Interaction Experiments, Proceedings of the 1st Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2006), pp.3-9, Salt Lake City, USA, March 2006 [pdf, 884KB, ACM DL]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Javier R. Movellan: Behavior Analysis of Children's Touch on a Small Humanoid Robot: Long-term Observation at a Daily Classroom over Three Months, Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2006), pp.753-756, Hatfield, UK, September 2006 [pdf, 220KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Javier R. Movellan, Fumihide Tanaka, Ian R. Fasel, Cynthia Taylor, Paul Ruvolo, Micah Eckhardt: The RUBI Project: a Progress Report, Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2007), pp.333-339, Arlington, USA, March 2007 [pdf, 1.7MB, ACM DL]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Aaron Cicourel, Javier R. Movellan: Socialization between Toddlers and Robots at an Early Childhood Education Center, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS), Vol.104(46), pp.17954-17958, 2007 [pdf, 801KB]
  • Fumihide Tanaka and Javier R. Movellan: A Barebones Communicative Robot based on Social Contingency and Infomax Control, Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2008), pp.33-34, Munich, Germany, August 2008 [pdf, 64KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Morana Alac, Javier R. Movellan, Fumihide Tanaka: When a Robot is Social: Spatial Arrangements and Multimodal Semiotic Engagement in the Practice of Social Robotics, Social Studies of Science, Vol.41(6), pp.893-926, 2011 [pdf, 2.2MB]
  • Fumihide Tanaka: Robotics for Supporting Childhood Education, in (Yoshiyuki Sankai, et al., Eds.) Cybernics, Springer, pp.185-195, 2014 [buy chapter]

Care-Receiving Robot (CRR)

  • Fumihide Tanaka and Takeshi Kimura: The Use of Robots in Early Education: a Scenario based on Ethical Consideration, Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2009), pp.558-560, Toyama, Japan, September 2009 [pdf, 263KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Takeshi Kimura: Care-Receiving Robot as a Tool of Teachers in Child Education, Interaction Studies, Vol.11(2), pp.263-268, 2010 [draft pdf, 90KB] [published info]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Madhumita Ghosh: The Implementation of Care-Receiving Robot at an English Learning School for Children, Proceedings of 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2011), Late-Breaking Reports, pp.265-266, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2011 [pdf, 153KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Madhumita Ghosh, Fumihide Tanaka: The Impact of Different Competence Levels of Care-Receiving Robot on Children, Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011), pp.2409-2415, San Francisco, USA, September 2011 [IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Shizuko Matsuzoe: Learning Verbs by Teaching a Care-Receiving Robot by Children: an Experimental Report, Proceedings of 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2012), Late-Breaking Reports, pp.253-254, Boston, USA, March 2012 [pdf, 230KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Shizuko Matsuzoe: Children Teach a Care-Receiving Robot to Promote Their Learning: Field Experiments in a Classroom for Vocabulary Learning, Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, Vol.1(1), pp.78-95, 2012 [pdf, 280KB]
  • Shizuko Matsuzoe, Fumihide Tanaka: How Smartly Should Robots Behave?: Comparative Investigation on the Learning Ability of a Care-Receiving Robot, Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), pp.339-344, Paris, France, September 2012 [pdf, 1.7MB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Shizuko Matsuzoe, Hideaki Kuzuoka, Fumihide Tanaka: Progressive Development of an Autonomous Robot for Children through Parallel Comparison of Two Robots, Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2014), Late-Breaking Reports, pp.244-245, Bielefeld, Germany, March 2014 [pdf, 68KB, ACM DL]
  • Shizuko Matsuzoe, Hideaki Kuzuoka, Fumihide Tanaka: Learning English Words with the Aid of an Autonomous Care-Receiving Robot in a Children's Group Activity, Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2014), pp.802-807, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, August 2014 [pdf, 1.6MB, IEEE Xplore]

Educational Application of CRR on Pepper

  • Fumihide Tanaka, Kyosuke Isshiki, Fumiki Takahashi, Manabu Uekusa, Rumiko Sei, Kaname Hayashi: Pepper Learns Together with Children: Development of an Educational Application, Proceedings of the 15th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2015), pp.270-275, Seoul, Korea, November 2015 [pdf, 1.07MB, IEEE Xplore]

Telepresence Robot

  • Fumihide Tanaka, Tomoyuki Noda: Telerobotics Connecting Classrooms between Japan and US: a Project Overview, Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2010), pp.197-198, Viareggio, Italy, September 2010 [pdf, 136KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi: Linking Children by Telerobotics: Experimental Field and the First Target, Proceedings of 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2011), Late-Breaking Reports, pp.267-268, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2011 [pdf, 251KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi: A Tricycle-Style Teleoperational Interface that Remotely Controls a Robot for Classroom Children, Proceedings of 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2012), Late-Breaking Reports, pp.255-256, Boston, USA, March 2012 [pdf, 282KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Toshimitsu Takahashi, Masahiko Morita, Fumihide Tanaka: Evaluation of a Tricycle-Style Teleoperational Interface for Children: a Comparative Experiment with a Video Game Controller, Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), pp.334-338, Paris, France, September 2012 [pdf, 1.7MB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Masahiko Morita: Tricycle-style Operation Interface for Children to Control a Telepresence Robot, Advanced Robotics, Vol.27(17), pp.1375-1384, 2013 [draft pdf, 1.3MB] [published version, 938KB]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Shizuko Matsuzoe, Nao Tazawa, Masahiko Morita: Child-Operated Telepresence Robot: a Field Trial Connecting Classrooms between Australia and Japan, Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013), pp.5896-5901, Tokyo, Japan, November 2013 [pdf, 1.6MB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Shizuko Matsuzoe, Nao Tazawa, Masahiko Morita: Telepresence Robot Helps Children in Communicating with Teachers who Speak a Different Language, Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2014), pp.399-406, Bielefeld, Germany, March 2014 [free pdf available at ACM DL here, 1.1MB]

Intergenerational Interaction

  • Erina Okamura, Fumihide Tanaka: A Pilot Study about Remote Teaching by Elderly People to Children over a Two-way Telepresence Robot System, Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2016), pp.489-490, Christchurch, New Zealand, March 2016 [free pdf available at ACM DL here, 160KB]

Multitask (Lifelong) Reinforcement Learning

  • Fumihide Tanaka, Masayuki Yamamura: An Approach to Lifelong Reinforcement Learning through Multiple Environments, Proceedings of the 6th European Workshop on Learning Robots (EWLR-6), pp.93-99, Brighton, UK, August 1997 [pdf, 171KB]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Masayuki Yamamura: Multitask Reinforcement Learning on the Distribution of MDPs, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA 2003), pp.1108-1113, Kobe, Japan, July 2003 [pdf, 341KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Masayuki Yamamura: Exploiting Value Statistics for Similar Continuing Tasks, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2003), pp.271-276, Millbrae, USA, October 2003 [pdf, 309KB, IEEE Xplore]

Other Publications

  • Yoshihiro Ichikawa, Fumihide Tanaka: Displaying Speeches Method for Non-Crosstalk Online Agent, Proceedings of the 2016 AAAI Spring Symposium Series, pp.354-355, Stanford, USA, March 2016 [free pdf available at AAAI here, 1.1MB]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Kuniaki Noda, Tsutomu Sawada, Masahiro Fujita: Associated Emotion and its Expression in an Entertainment Robot QRIO, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC 2004), pp.499-504, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 2004 [chapter pdf available at here, 466KB]
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Hirotaka Suzuki: Dance Interaction with QRIO: a Case Study for Non-Boring Interaction by Using an Entrainment Ensemble Model, Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2004), pp.419-424, Kurashiki, Japan, September 2004 [pdf, 289KB, IEEE Xplore]
  • Hiroshi Kawata, Fumihide Tanaka, Atsuo Suemitsu, Masahiko Morita: Practical Surface EMG Pattern Classification by Using a Selective Desensitization Neural Network, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2010), pp.42-49, Sydney, Australia, November 2010 [chapter pdf available at here, 691KB]
  • Vincent Berenz, Mark Herink, Fumihide Tanaka, Kenji Suzuki: TDM: A Software Framework for Elegant and Rapid Development of Autonomous Behaviors for Humanoid Robots, Proceedings of 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2011), pp.179-186, Bled, Slovenia, October 2011 [IEEE Xplore]
  • Vincent Berenz, Fumihide Tanaka, Kenji Suzuki: Autonomous Battery Management for Mobile Robots based on Risk and Gain Assessment, Artificial Intelligence Review, Vol.37(3), pp.217-237, 2011 [pdf, 4.5MB]
  • Toshimitsu Takahashi, Masahiko Morita, Fumihide Tanaka: Operational Feedback Considering Social Contingency for Robot Teleoperation, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2011), pp.234-239, Phuket, Thailand, December 2011 [pdf, 801KB, IEEE Xplore]

(Updated on June 27, 2016)