Journal Papers


  • Xiangxiao Liu, Yu Duan, Arne Hitzmann, Yuntong Xu, Tsungyuan Chen, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Using the Foot Windlass Mechanism for Jumping Higher: A Study on Bipedal Robot Jumping", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 110, pp. 85-91, 2018.
  • Arne Hitzmann, Hiroaki Masuda, Shuhei ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Anthropomorphic Musculoskeletal ten degrees-of-freedom Robot Arm driven by Pneumatic Artificial Muscles", Advanced Robotics, Vol. 32, Issue 15, pp. 865-878, 2018.
  • Xiangxiao Liu, Andre Rosendo, Shuhei Ikemoto, Masahiro Shimizu, and Koh Hosoda, "Robotic Investigation on Effect of Stretch Reflex and Crossed Inhibitory Response on Bipedal Hopping", Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol. 15, Issue 140, 2018.
  • Masahiro Fujita, Suguru Ikeda, Toshiaki Fujimoto, Toshihiko Shimizu, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Takeshi Miyamoto, "Development of Universal Vacuum Gripper for Wall-Climbing Robot", Advanced Robotics, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 283-296, 2018.
  • Hirofumi Shin, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Constructive understanding and reproduction of functions of gluteus medius by using a musculoskeletal walking robot", Advanced Robotics, Vol. 32, Issue 4, pp. 202-214, 2018.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Fabio DallaLibera, and Koh Hosoda, "Noise-modulated Neural Networks as an Application of Stochastic Resonance", Neurocomputing, Vol. 277, pp. 29-37, 2018.
  • Kohta Ito, Koh Hosoda, Masahiro Shimizu, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takeo Nagura, Hiroyuki Seki, Masateru Kitashiro, Nobuaki Imanishi, Sadakazu Aiso, Masahiro Jinzaki, and Naomichi Ogihara, "Three-dimensional innate mobility of the human foot bones under axial loading using biplane X-ray fluoroscopy", Royal Society Open Science, Vol. 4, No. 10, 171086, 2017.
  • Kohta Ito, Koh Hosoda, Masahiro Shimizu, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takeo Nagura, Hiroyuki Seki, Masateru Kitashiro, Masahiro Jinzaki, Nobuaki Imanishi, Sadakazu Aiso, Naomichi Ogihara, "Three-dimensional measurement of the human cadaver foot bone kinematics under axial loading condition using biplane X-ray fluoroscopy", Footwear Science, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2017.
  • Hirofumi Shin, Hajime Saito, Takahiko Kawakami, Satoshi Yamanishi, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Development of an embedded sensor system as pneumatic artificial muscle proprioceptors", Artificial Life and Robotics, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 486-492, 2016.
  • Shohei Shirafuji, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Designing Non-circular Pulleys to Realize Target Motion between Two Joints", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 487-497, 2016.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yuya Kimoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Shoulder Complex Linkage Mechanism for Humanlike Musculoskeletal Robot Arms", Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 10, No. 6, doi: 10.1088/1748-3190/10/6/066009, 2015.
  • Nagisa Koyama, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Parameter Tuning in the Application of Stochastic Resonance to Redundant Sensor Systems", Journal of robotics and mechatoronics, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 251-258, 2015.
  • Kota Ito, Koh Hosoda, Masahiro Shimizu, Shuhei Ikemoto, Shinnosuke Kume, Takeo Nagura, Nobuaki Imanishi, Sadakazu Aiso, Masahiro Jinzaki, and Naomichi Ogihara, "Direct assessment of 3D foot bone kinematics using biplanar X-ray fluoroscopy and an automatic model registration method", Journal of foot and ankle research, Vol. 8, No. 1, doi: 10.1186/s13047-015-0079-4, 2015.
  • Toshihiko Shimizu, Ryo Saegusa, Shuhei Ikemoto, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Giorgio Metta, "Robust Sensorimotor Representation to Physical Interaction Changes in Humanoid Motion Learning", IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 1035-1047, 2014.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Fabio DallaLibera, Koh Hosoda, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "Spurious Correlation as an Approximation of the Mutual Information between Redundant Outputs and an Unknown Input", Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 19, No. 10, pp. 3611-3616, 2014.
  • Shohei Shirafuji, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Development of a tendon-driven robotic finger for an anthropomorphic robotic hand", The International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 33, pp. 677-693, 2014.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Fabio DallaLibera, Koh Hosoda, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "Minimalistic Behavioral Rule derived from Bacterial Chemotaxis in a Stochastic Resonance Setup", Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, Vol. 85, No. 2, pp. 021905, 2012.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Heni Ben Amor, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "Mutual Learning and Adaptation in Physical Human-Robot Interaction", IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 24-35, 2012.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Shuhei Ikemoto, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Koh Hosoda, "Control of real-world complex robots using a biologically inspired algorithm", Artificial Life and Robotics, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 42-46, 2012.
  • Koh Hosoda, Shunsuke Sekimoto, Yoichi Nishigori, Shinya Takamuku, and Shuhei Ikemoto, "Anthropomorphic Muscular-Skeletal Robotic Upper Limb For Understanding Embodied Intelligence", Advanced Robotics, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 729-744, 2012.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yoichi Nishigori, and Koh Hosoda, "Advantages of flexible musculoskeletal robot structure in sensory acquisition", Artificial Life and Robotics, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 63-69, 2012.
  • Toshihiko Shimizu, Ryo Saegusa, Shuhei Ikemoto, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Giorgio Metta, "Self-protective whole body motion for humanoid robots based on synergy of global reaction and local reflex", Neural Networks, Vol. 32, pp. 109-118, 2012.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Fabio DallaLibera, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "Stochastic Resonance Emergence from a Minimalistic Behavioral Rule", Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 273, No. 1, pp. 179-187, 2011.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "Analysis of Physical Human-Robot Interaction for Motor Learning with Physical Help", Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 213-223, 2008.

Conference Papers


  • Joseph Campbell, Arne Hitzmann, Simon Stepputtis, Shuhei Ikemoto, Koh Hosoda, and Heni Ben Amor, "Learning Interactive Behaviors for Musculoskeletal Robots Using Bayesian Interaction Primitives", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2019.
  • Zinan Liu, Arne Hitzmann, Shuhei Ikemoto, Svenja Stark, Jan Peters, and Koh Hosoda, "Local Online Motor Babbling: Learning Motor Abundance of a Musculoskeletal Robot Arm", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2019.
  • Hiroaki Masuda, Arne Hitzmann, Koh Hosoda, and Shuhei Ikemoto, "Common Dimensional Autoencoder for Learning Redundant Muscle-Posture Mappings of Complex Musculoskeletal Robots", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2019.
  • Duan Yu, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Optimal Feedback Control based on Analytical Linear Models extracted from Neural Networks trained for Nonlinear Systems", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2018.
  • Kazuma Takahara, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, “Reconstructing State-space from Movie using Convolutional Autoencoder for Robot Control", International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2018.
  • Hiroaki Masuda, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, “Common Dimensional Autoencoder for Identifying Agonist-Antagonist Muscle Pairs in Musculoskeletal Robots", International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2018.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Arne Hitzmann, Hiroaki Masuda, and Koh Hosoda, “Musculoskeletal Robot Arm driven by Pneumatic Artificial Muscles for Close Physical Interactions", IEEE RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Workshop:"Can we build Baymax?", Invited, 2017.
  • Yugo Kajiwara, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, “Pneumatically-driven Quadruped Robot with Biomimetic Legs and Flexible Spine“, International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, 2017.
  • Mitsuhiro Yabu, Shuhei Ikemoto, Masahiro Shimizu, Naomichi Ogihara, and Koh Hosoda, “A Biped Robot as a Gait Simulator for Cadaver Foot Study", International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, 2017.
  • Xiangxiao Liu, Andre Rosendo, Hirofumi Shin, Shuhei Ikemoto, Masahiro Shimizu, and Koh Hosoda, “A Robotic Study: The Contribution of Crossed Inhibitory Response to Stability in Biped Hopping", International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, 2017.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Fabio DallaLibera, and Koh Hosoda, "Stochastic Resonance induced Continuous Activation Functions in a Neural Network consisting of Threshold Elements", International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2016.
  • Takuya Urino, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, “Development of a Master–Slave Finger Exoskeleton driven by Pneumatic Artificial Muscles", International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2016.
  • Koh Hosoda, Hajime Saito, and Shuhei Ikemoto, “Muscular-skeletal humanoid robot for body image construction", International Symposium on Micro-Nano Mechatronics and Human Science, 2016.
  • Xiangxiao Liu, Yu Duan, Andre Rosendo, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Higher jumping of a biped musculoskeletal robot with foot windlass mechanism", International conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2016.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yuya Kimoto and Koh Hosoda, "Surface EMG-based Posture Control of Shoulder Complex Linkage Mechanism", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2015.
  • Hirofumi Shin, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Development of musculoskeletal humanoid robot "Pneumat-BP" with human-like pelvis structure", International Symposium on Adaptive Motion in Animals and Machines, 2015.
  • Hirofumi Shin, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Understanding Function of Gluteus Medius in Human Walking from Constructivist Approach", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2015.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yuya Kimoto, Hajime Saito and Koh Hosoda, "Development of an Upper-Limb Linkage Mechanism for an Advanced Musculoskeletal Robot Arm", International Symposium on Adaptive Motion in Animals and Machines, 2015.
  • Hirofumi Shin, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, “An extended inverted pendulum model giving minimal interpretation of vertical ground reaction force while a human walks", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, 2014.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yuji Kayano and Koh Hosoda, "Active Behavior of Musculoskeletal Robot Arms driven by Pneumatic Artificial Muscles for Receiving Human’s Direct Teaching Effectively", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2014.
  • Shouhei Shirafuji, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Tendon Routing Resolving Inverse Kinematics for Variable Stiffness Joint", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2014.
  • Shouhei Shirafuji, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, “Trajectory control strategy for anthropomorphic robotic finger", International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, 2014.
  • Kazuya Yanagisawa, Shouhei Shirafuji, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, “Anthropomorphic finger mechanism with a nonelastic branching tendon", International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, 2014.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yosuke Inoue, Masahiro Shimizu and Koh Hosoda, "Minimalistic decentralized control using stochastic resonance inspired from a skeletal muscle", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yosuke Inoue, Masahiro Shimizu and Koh Hosoda, "Minimalistic decentralized modelling for a skeletal muscle based on stochastic resonance", 6th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, 2013.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Fumiya Kannou and Koh Hosoda, "Humanlike shoulder complex for musculoskeletal robot arms", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2012.
  • Nagisa Koyama, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Redundant sensor system for stochastic resonance tuning without input signal knowledge", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2012.
  • Shouhei Shirafuji, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Design of an Anthropomorphic Tendon-Driven Robotic Finger", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, 2012.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yoichi Nishigori and Koh Hosoda, "Direct Teaching Method for Musculoskeletal Robots driven by Pneumatic Artificial Muscles", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012.
  • Christoph Hartmann, Joschka Boedecker, Oliver Obst, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Minoru Asada, "Real-Time Inverse Dynamics Learning for Musculoskeletal Robots based on Echo State Gaussian Process Regression", Robotics: Science and Systems, 2012.
  • Toshihiko Shimizu, Ryo Saegusa, Shuhei Ikemoto, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Giorgio Metta, “Adaptive self-protective motion based on reflex control", International Joint Conference on Neural Network, 2011.
  • Shouhei Shirafuji, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda, "Tactile Sensitivity Modulation of Elastic Skin by Change of Grasping Force", 5th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion in Animals and Machines, 2011.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Shuhei Ikemoto, Koh Hosoda and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "Minimalistic Behavioral Rule for Reflecting Robot's Morphology", 5th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion in Animals and Machines, 2011.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Yoichi Nishigori and Koh Hosoda, "Adaptive Motion of a Musculoskeletal Robot Arm utilizing Physical Constraint", 5th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion in Animals and Machines, 2011.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Emanuele Menegatti and Enrico Pagello, "Biologically inspired mobile robot control robust to hardware failures and sensor noise", RoboCup Symposium 2010.
  • Fabio DallaLibera, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Emanuele Menegatti and Enrico Pagello, "A parameterless biologically inspired control algorithm robust to nonlinearities, dead-times and low-pass filtering effects", 2nd International Conference on Simulation, Modeling and Programming for Autonomous Robots, 2010.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Heni Ben Amor, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro and Bernhard Jung, "Physical Interaction Learning: Behavior Adaptation in Cooperative Human-Robot Tasks Involving Physical contact", 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot & Human Interactive Communication, 2009.
  • Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "Analysis of Physical Human-Robot Interaction for Motor Learning with Physical Help", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2008.
  • Takashi Minato, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Tomoyuki Noda, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Hiroshi Ishiguro, "CB2: Child robot with Biomimetic Body for Cognitive Developmental robotics", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2007.
  • Heni Ben Amor, Shuhei Ikemoto, Takashi Minato, Hiroshi Ishiguro and Bernhard Jung, "A Neural Framework for Robot Motor Learning Based on Memory Consolidation", International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms, 2007.

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