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Taku Senoo

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Affiliation

Lecturer / Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Phone: +81-3-5841-6936 (laboratory)
Fax: +81-3-5841-8604
Email: Taku_Seno

Curriculum Vitae

Taku Senoo received the B.E. degree in applied physics from Waseda University in 2003, and the M.E. and the Ph.D. degrees in information physics and computing from the University of Tokyo in 2005 and 2008, respectively. He was a research fellow of japan society for the promotion of science from 2005 to 2008, a project research fellow from 2008 to 2010, a project assistant professor from 2010 to 2015, and an assistant professor from 2015 to 2018 at the University of Tokyo. He is currently a Lecturer / Assistant Professor of information physics and computing, the University of Tokyo.

Research Theme

Dynamic Manipulation, Hand-arm Coordination, High-speed Visual Feedback Control, and Bipedal Robots.

Awards

2017 Best Presentation Award, SI2017 (Bipedal running robot)
2017 Best Presentation Award, SI2017 (Dead reckoning for automobile)
2017 Outstanding Reviewer, Mechatronics, Elsevier
2016 System Integration Award for Outstanding Presentation, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
2016 System Integration Award for Outstanding Young Researchers, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
2016 T. J. Tarn Best Paper in Robotics Award, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics
2016 Excellent Paper Award, 21st Robotics Symposia
2015 Best Presentation Award, SI2015 (Peg-in-hole task)
2015 Best Presentation Award, SI2015 (Plastic deformation control)
2015 Finalist of Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics
2012 Best Jubilee Video Award, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
2007 ROBOMEC Award, Division of Robotics and Mechatronics, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
2006 Best Presentation Award, SI2006
2006 Best Manipulation Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
2005 Young Author Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers

Publications

Papers

  • Tomohiko Hayakawa, Takanoshin Watanabe, Taku Senoo, and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Gain-compensation Methodology for a Sinusoidal Scan of a Galvanometer Mirror in Proportional-Integral-Differential Control Using Pre-emphasis Techniques, Journal of Visualized Experiments, Issue 122, e55431, 2017.
  • Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Analysis of Sliding Behavior of a Biped Robot in Centroid Acceleration Space, Robotica, Vol. 35, Issue 3, pp. 636-653, 2017. [link]
  • Taku Senoo, Masanori Koike, Kenichi Murakami and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Impedance Control Design Based on Plastic Deformation for a Robotic Arm, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 209-216, 2017. [link]
  • Shouren Huang, Niklas Bergström, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Applying High-Speed Vision Sensing to an Industrial Robot for High-Performance Position Regulation under Uncertainties, Sensors, Vol. 16, No. 8, 1195, pp.1-15, 2016. [link]
  • Tomohiko Hayakawa, Takanoshin Watanabe, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Gain-compensated sinusoidal scanning of a galvanometer mirror in proportional-integral-differential control using the pre-emphasis technique for motion-blur compensation, Applied Optics, Vol. 55, Issue 21, pp. 5640-5646, 2016. [link]
  • Hyuno Kim, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo, and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Visual encoder: robust and precise measurement method of rotation angle via high-speed RGB vision, Optics Express, Vol.24, Issue 12, pp. 13375-13386, 2016. [link]
  • Tomoki Tamada, Wataru Ikarashi, Daiki Yoneyama, Kazuhito Tanaka, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Development of High-speed Bipedal Running Robot System (ACHIRES), Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 33, No. 7, pp. 482-489, 2015.
  • Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: A Pre-compensation Fuzzy Logic Algorithm Designed for the Dynamic Compensation Robotic System, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 1-12, 2015.
  • Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Dynamic compensation by fusing a high-speed actuator and high-speed visual feedback with its application to fast peg-and-hole alignment, Advanced Robotics, Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. 613-624, 2014. [link]
  • Taku Senoo, Mitsuhiro Takano and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Dynamic Biped Locomotion Using Asymmetry of Sliding Friction, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 301-309, 2013.
  • Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Hybrid Trajectory Generation of an Articulated Manipulator for High-speed Batting, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 515-522, 2006.

Review Paper

  • Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Niklas Bergström: Dynamic Compensation based on High-speed Vision and its Application to Industrial Robots, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.35, No.8, pp. 591-595, 2017.
  • Taku Senoo, Yuji Yamakawa and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Robot Application of High-speed Vision, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.32, No.9, pp.769-773, 2014.
  • Taku Senoo, Yuji Yamakawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Hiromasa Oku and Masatoshi Ishikawa: High-Speed Vision and its Application Systems, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.26, No.3, pp.287-301, 2014. [link]
  • Yoshihiro Watanabe, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: High Speed Robots Using High Speed Vision, Robot, Vol.192, pp.47-53, 2010.
  • Namiki Akio, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Development of a High-speed Batting Robot System, Journal of Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Vol.58, No.9, pp.79-80, 2004.

Book

  • Satoru Mizusawa, Akio Namiki, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Tweezers Type Manipulation by a Multifingered Hand Using a High-speed Visual Servoing, Cutting Edge Robotics 2010, pp.395-410, INTECH (2010.10)
  • Akio Namiki, Taku Senoo, Satoru Mizusawa and Masatoshi Ishikawa: High-speed Visual Feedback Control for Grasping and Manipulation, Visual Servoing via Advanced Numerical Methods, pp.39-53, Springer (2010.3)
  • Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Ball Control in High-speed Throwing Motion Based on Kinetic Chain Approach, Robotics 2010 Current and Future Challenges, pp.109-122, INTECH (2010.2)

Conference

  • Kenichi Murakami, Lihui Wang, Tomohiko Hayakawa, Taku Senoo, Masatoshi Ishikawa: Catching Robot Hand System in Dynamic Depth Variation with a Rotating Variable Focusing Unit, Frontiers in Optics 2017 (Washington DC, USA. 2017.9.19) / Proceedings, JTu2A.52, 2017.
  • Taku Senoo, Kenichi Murakami and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Deformable Robot Behavior based on the Standard Linear Solid Model, 2017 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (Hawaii, USA, 2017.8.28) / Proceedings, pp. 746-751, 2017.
  • Shouren Huang, Niklas Bergstrom, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Robotic Contour Tracing with High-Speed Vision and Force-Torque Sensing based on Dynamic Compensation Scheme, The 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (Toulouse, France, 2017.7.1) / Proceedings, pp. 4702-4708, 2017.
  • Hiroshi Sato, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Development of a High-speed, High-accuracy Robot Hand for Micromanipulation, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Qingdao, China, 2016.12.6) / Proceedings, pp. 1535-1541, 2016.
  • Taku Senoo, Yuuki Horiuchi, Yoshinobu Nakanishi, Kenichi Murakami and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Robotic Pitching by Rolling Ball on Fingers for a Randomly Located Target, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Qingdao, China, 2016.12.4) / Proceedings, pp. 325-330, 2016. T. J. Tarn Best Paper in Robotics Award
  • Masanori Koike, Taku Senoo, Kenichi Murakami and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Plastic Deformation Control Based on Time-varying Impedance Adjustment, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, (Qingdao, China, 2016.12.4) / Proceedings, pp. 106-111, 2016.
  • Niklas Bergström, Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo, Masatoshi Ishikawa: Towards Assistive Human-Robot Micro Manipulation, 2016 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, (Cancun, Mexico, 2016.11.17) / Proceedings, pp. 1188-1195, 2016.
  • Shouren Huang, Niklas Bergström, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: High-Speed Visual Feedback for Realizing High-Performance Robotic Manipulation, The 31st International Congress on High Speed Imaging and Photonics, (Osaka, 2016.11.10) / Proceedings, pp. 730-735, 2016.
  • Kenichi Murakami, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Rolling Manipulation for Throwing Breaking Balls by Changing Grasping Forms, 2016 IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, (Florence, Italy, 2016.10.26) / Proceedings, pp. 791-796, 2016.
  • Taku Senoo, Gaku Jinnai, Kenichi Murakami and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Deformation Control of a Multijoint Manipulator Based on Maxwell and Voigt Models, 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (Daejeon, Korea, 2016.10.12) / Proceedings, pp. 2711-2716, 2016.
  • Taku Senoo, Masanori Koike, Kenichi Murakami and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Impedance Control Design Based on Plastic Deformation for a Robotic Arm, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, (Fort Worth, USA, 2016.8.23)
  • Shouren Huang, Niklas Bergström, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: High-Performance Robotic Contour Tracking based on the Dynamic Compensation, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, (Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.5.18) / Proceedings, pp. 3886-3893, 2016.
  • Masanori Koike, Kenichi Murakami, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Visual Shock Absorber Based on Plastic Deformation Control, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, (Zhuhai, China, 2015.12.7) / Proceedings, pp.656-661.
  • Kenichi Murakami, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Motion Planning for Catching a Light-weight Ball with High-speed Visual Feedback, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, (Zhuhai, China, 2015.12.7) / Proceedings, pp.339-344. Finalist of Best Student Paper Award
  • Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Robotic Needle Threading Manipulation based on High-Speed Motion Strategy using High-Speed Visual Feedback, 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (Hamburg, Germany, 2015.9.30) / Proceedings, pp. 4041-4046.
  • Taku Senoo, Masanori Koike, Kenichi Murakami and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Visual Shock Absorber Based on Maxwell Model for Anti-Rebound Control, 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (Hamburg, Germany, 2015.9.29) / Proceedings, pp. 1640-1645.
  • Hyuno Kim, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Robotic Manipulation of Rotating Object via Twisted Thread Using High-speed Visual Sensing and Feedback, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, (San Diego, USA, 2015.9.16) / Proceedings, pp. 265-270.
  • Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Realizing 1D Robotic Catching Without Prediction Based on Dynamic Compensation Concept. 2015 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. (Busan, Korea, 2015.7.10) / Proceedings, pp.1629-1634.
  • Tomoki Tamada, Wataru Ikarashi, Daiki Yoneyama, Kazuhito Tanaka, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: High-speed Bipedal Robot Running Using High-speed Visual Feedback, 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, (Madrid, Spain, 2014.11.19) / Proceedings, pp.140-145 (2014)
  • Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Planar Sliding Analysis of a Biped Robot in Centroid Acceleration Space, 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (Chicago, USA, 2014.9.17) / Proceedings, pp.4050-4056 (2014)
  • Hyuno Kim, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Manipulation Model of Thread-Rotor Object by a Robotic Hand for High-speed Visual Feedback Control. 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. (Besancon, France, 2014.7.9) / Proceedings, pp.924-930.
  • Yuji Yamakawa, Shisei Nakano, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Dynamic Manipulation of a Thin Circular Flexible Object using a High-Speed Multifingered Hand and High-speed Vision, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, (Shenzhen, China, 2013.12.14) / Proceedings, pp.1851-1857 (2013)
  • Tomoki Tamada, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: High-Speed Manipulation of Cable Connector Using a High-Speed Robot Hand, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, (Shenzhen, China, 2013.12.14) / Proceedings, pp.1598-1604 (2013)
  • Shouren Huang, Kenichi Murakami, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa: Fast Peg-and-Hole Alignment Using Visual Compliance, 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (Tokyo, 2013.11.4) / Proceedings, pp.286-292.
  • Yuji Yamakawa, Yoshiyuki Tabata, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. 3D Shape Reconstruction of an Object based on its Silhouette using a High-speed Vision, SICE Annual Conference 2013. (Aichi, 2013.9.17) / Proceedings, pp.1966-1971.
  • Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Realizing Peg-and-Hole Alignment with One Eye-in-Hand High-Speed Camera. 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. (Wollongong, Australia, 2013.7.11) / Proceedings, pp.1127-1132.
  • Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Two-Dimensional Analysis of Dynamic Biped Locomotion Based on Feet Slip. 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. (Wollongong, Australia, 2013.7.10) / Proceedings, pp.512-517.
  • Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. A Direct Visual Servo Scheme Based on Simplified Interaction Matrix for High-Speed Manipulation. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics. (Guangzhou, China, 2012.12.13) / Proceedings, pp.1950-1955.
  • Niklas Bergstrom, Carl Henrik Ek, Danica Kragic, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. On-Line Learning of Temporal State Models for Flexible Objects. 2012 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. (Osaka, Japan, 2012.12.1) / Proceedings, pp.712-718.
  • Masatoshi Ishikawa, Akio Namiki, Taku Senoo and Yuji Yamakawa. Ultra High-speed Robot Based on 1 kHz Vision System. 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. (Vilamoura, Portugal, 2012.10.11) / Proceedings, pp.5460-5461. Best Jubilee Video Award
  • Taku Senoo, Mitsuhiro Takano and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Dynamic Horizontal Movement of a Bipedal Robot Using Frictional Asymmetry. 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. (Vilamoura, Portugal, 2012.10.9) / Proceedings, pp.1834-1839.
  • Taku Senoo, Daiki Yoneyama, Akio Namiki and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Tweezers Manipulation Using High-speed Visual Servoing Based on Contact Analysis. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics. (Phuket, Thailand, 2011.12.9) / Proceedings, pp.1936-1941. [ PDF ] *IEEE
  • Kenichi Murakami, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. High-speed Catching Based on Inverse Motion Approach. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics. (Phuket, Thailand, 2011.12.9) / Proceedings, pp.1308-1313.
  • Taku Senoo, Yuichi Tanno and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Jumping Patterns Analysis for 1-DOF Two-legged Robot. 11th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision. (Singapore, 2010.12.8) / Proceedings, pp.603-608.
  • Taku Senoo, Daiki Yoneyama, Akio Namiki and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Tweezers-type Tool Manipulation by a High-speed Robot System. IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. (Tokyo, Japan, 2010.9.26) / Workshop.
  • Taku Senoo, Yuji Yamakawa, Satoru Mizusawa, Akio Namiki, Masatoshi Ishikawa and Makoto Shimojo. Skillful Manipulation Based on High-speed Sensory-Motor Fusion. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (Kobe, Japan, 2009.5.15) / Video Proceedings, pp.1611-1612. [ PDF ] *IEEE
  • Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki and Masatoshi Ishikawa. High-speed Throwing Motion Based on Kinetic Chain Approach. 2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. (Nice, France, 2008.9.25) / Proceedings, pp.3206-3211. [ PDF ] *IEEE
  • Sho Morikawa, Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki, Masatoshi Ishikawa. Realtime collision avoidance using a robot manipulator with light-weight small high-speed vision systems. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (Roma, Italy, 2007.4.11) / Proceedings, pp.794-799.
  • Akio Namiki, Taku Senoo, Noriatsu Furukawa and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Visuomotor Integration in High-speed Manipulation System. SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference 2006. (Busan, Korea, 2006.10.20) / Proceedings, pp.4192-4197.
  • Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Ball Control in High-Speed Batting Motion using Hybrid Trajectory Generator. 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (Orlando, USA, 2006. 5.17) / Proceedings, pp.1762-1767. [ PDF] *IEEE
  • Noriatsu Furukawa, Akio Namiki, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Dynamic Regrasping Using a High-speed Multifingered Hand and a High-speed Vision System. 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (Orlando, USA, 2006. 5.16) / Proceedings, pp.181-187. Best Manipulation Paper Award
  • Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki and Masatoshi Ishikawa. High-Speed Batting Using a Multi-Jointed Manipulator. 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (New Orleans, USA, 2004. 4.28) / Proceedings, pp.1191-1196. [ PDF] *IEEE
  • Akio Namiki, Yoshiro Imai, Taku Senoo and Masatoshi Ishikawa. Dynamic Manipulation Using High-speed Multifingered Hand-Arm System -Grasping, Catching, and Batting-. 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (New Orleans, USA, 2004. 4.26-5.1) / Video Proceedings, No.L.

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