How to calculate joint kinematics using motion capture data?

The presentation shows the way to calculate joint kinematics using motion capture data. There are two methods to get the joint kinematics using different software; Vicon Nexus with Plug-in-Gait Model and OpenSim. The slides explain the detail calculation for Plug-in-Gait Model and OpenSim processing. This presentation is made by Sumin Park.

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This Robot’s Acrobatic Leaps Are the Coolest Thing You’ll See Today

 I found this article from IEEE Spectrum website, this robot was presented at ICRA this year by Aaron M. Johnson fro m the University of Pennsylvania’s Kod Lab. which has a unique legs structure caught my interest.  Legs have an advantage over wheels when it comes to rough terrain, but the articulated legs often found on walking robots require complex, specialized…

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Introduction of Screw theory

Today, I introduce some concept of Screw theory. so then I prepared ppt slide. If u have a question, please leave a comment below!

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Driving Sideways

There was a really interesting article on autonomous vehicle. The article was presented in opinion page of The New york Times. The driverless car, like other utopian pursuits, seems always to be just out of reach. It’s captured the imagination of many for at least a century: in 1918, the Oakland Tribune reported (in a section I wish all newspapers…

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HyQ quadruped robot makes its first public appearance in London, steps up with new feature (video)

This article makes a really interesting point, unless you work in a robotics lab, the chances are you have not seen a robot in person.  I think the idea of showcasing robots for the public is a great idea, and should be done more.  I think there are many misunderstandings about robots, and seeing it in real life is very…

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Style Translation for Human Motion

Style translation is the process of transforming an input motion into a new style while preserving its original content. This problem is motivated by the needs of interactive applications, which require rapid processing of captured performances. Our solution learns to translate by analyzing differences between performances of the same content in input and output styles. It relies on a novel…

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