Faculty Detail / 研究室詳細

Shingo Shimoda, Ph.D.

- How do living organisms adapt to the environmental situations? Is it possible to apply the bioligical method to robot control?

Intelligent Behavior Control Unit, BTCC

Unit Leader

Interactive learning, Adaptation to the environment

Shingo  Shimoda

Research Area

The amazing ability of living organisms to adapt to unknown situations is so unique that we cannot understand it through the conventional model-based control strategy. Our approach is to find the design principle of biological computational systems and apply it to artificial controllers. Using bio-mimetic controllers, we will work towards developing controllers that can learn autonomous behavior through the interaction of robot bodies and unknown environments.

Selected Publications View All

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    Fady Alnajjar, Matti Itkonen, Vincent Berenz, Maxime Tournier, Chikara Nagai and Shingo Shimoda, and : "Sensory synergy as environmental input integration.", Front Neurosci, Vol. 8, Article 436 (2015)

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    Tytus Wojtara, Fady Shibata Alnajjar, and Shingo Shimoda and Hidenori Kimura,: "Muscle synergy stability and human balance maintenance.", Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 11:129 (2014)

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    Mitsuhiro Hayashibe and Shingo Shimoda,: "Synergetic motor control paradigm for optimizing energy efficiency of multijoint reaching via tacit learning.", Front. Comput. Neurosci., Vol. 8, Article 21 (2014)

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    Fady Shibata Alnajjar, Tytus Wojtara, Hidenori Kimura and Shingo Shimoda, and : "Muscle Synergy Space: Learning Model To Create an Optimal Muscle Synergy", Front Comput Neurosci, 7, Vol. 7, Article 136 (2013)

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    Shingo Shimoda, and Yuki Yoshihara and Hidenori Kimura: "Adaptability of tacit learning in bipedal locomotion", IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development (2013)

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    Wojtara T, Sasaki M, Konosu H, Yamashita M, Shimoda S, Alnajjar F, and Kimura H: "Artificial balancer - supporting device for postural reflex.", Gait Posture, 35(2), 316-21 (2012)

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    Shingo Shimoda and Hidenori Kimura,: "Bio-mimetic Approach to Tacit Learning based on Compound Control", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics-Part B, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp.77-90 (2010)

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    Tytus Wojtara, Masafumi Uchihara, Hideyuki Murayama, Shingo Shimoda, Satoshi Sakai, Hideo Fujimoto, and Hidenori Kimura: "Human-Robot Collaboration in Precise Positioning of a Three-Dimensional Object", Automatica, 45, 333-342 (2009)

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    Shingo S, and Hidenori K: "Neural Computation Scheme of Compound Control: Tacit Learning for Bipedal Locomotion", Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration, 1(4), 275-283 (2008)

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    Shingo S, Yoji K, and Karl I: "High-speed navigation of unmanned ground vehicles on uneven terrain using potential fields", Robotica, 25, 409-424 (2007)