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Prof. Dr. Gordon Cheng

Technical University of Munich

Chair of Cognitive Systems (Prof. Cheng)

Postal address

Postal:
Karlstraße 45/II
80333 München

Gordon Cheng holds the Chair of Cognitive Systems, he is Founder and Director of Institute for Cognitive Systems, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Technical University of Munich, Munich/Germany. He is also the coordinator of the CoC for Neuro-Engineering - Center of Competence Neuro-Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Prof. Cheng is speaker of the established Elite Master of Science program in Neuroengineering (MSNE) of the Elite Network of Bavaria.

Formerly, he was the Head of the Department of Humanoid Robotics and Computational Neuroscience, ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan. He was the Group Leader for the JST International Cooperative Research Project (ICORP), Computational Brain. He has also been designated as a Project Leader/Research Expert for National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) of Japan. Recently, he is involved in a large number of major European Union Projects (e.g. RoboCub, Factory-in-a-Day, CONTEST-ITN, RoboCom-Flagship).

Over the past ten years Gordon Cheng has been the co-inventor of approximately 20 patents and is the author of approximately 250 technical publications, proceedings, editorials and book chapters. He has been named IEEE Fellow 2017 for “contributions in humanoid robotic systems and neurorobotics”.

Current & Previous Positions

2010 to date Full Professor Chair for Cognitive Systems, TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Germany
2012 to date Coordinator: Centre of Competence NeuroEngineering, TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Germany
2016 to date Speaker of the Elite Master of Science program in Neuroengineering (MSNE) of the Elite Network of Bavaria
2011 to date Distinguished Visiting Professor of Neuroscience, (ELS-IINN), Brazil
2008 to date Visiting Professor (Mechatronics), Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University (UVSQ), France
2008-2014 CoTeSys Professor (Cognitive Technical Systems), Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany
2008-2011 Visiting Professor (NeuroEngineering), Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute of Neuroscience of Natal (ELS-IINN), Brazil
2008-2010 Visiting Professor (Computer Science), University of Southern California (USC), USA
2007-2008 Project Leader/Research Expert (Non-verbal communication), National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
2004-2008 Group Leader (Humanoid Cognitive Systems), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), International Cooperative Research Project (JST-ICORP) “Computational Brain”, Japan
2004 Sep Visiting Professor (Computer Science), University of Karlsuhe, Germany
2003-2008 Department Head (Humanoid Robotics and Computational Neuroscience), Department of Humanoid Robotics and Computational Neuroscience, ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
1995-2006 Managing Director, G.T.i. Computing Pty. Ltd., Sydney, Australia

Education

2001               PhD in Systems Engineering, The Australian National University, Australia.

1991-1993      Master of Computer Science, University of Wollongong, Australia.                            

Fellowships & Awards

2017   IEEE Fellow 2017 for contributions in humanoid robotic systems and neurorobotics

2016   Advanced Robotics Best Paper Award

2014   TUM Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal

2014   William Mong Distinguished Award

2007   IEEE Gennai Medal

Memberships to Editorial Boards of International Journals

2007 to date Elevated to Senior Member of IEEE Robotics and Automation, Computer Society, Computational Intelligence Society, System, Man and Cybernetics Society
2004 to date Editor, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics
2007 to date Associate Editor, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Robotics and Automation
2008 and 2013 Guest co-editor for Special Issues: International Journal of Humanoid Robotics
2008 Advanced Robotics journal
2007 Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems
2005 International Journal of Humanoid Robotics

Invited talks & key notes

  • Invited Speaker, 14. Fachschaftstreffen Naturwissenschaften - Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung Bonn, Königswinter, Germany, July 2017
  • Invited Speaker, HauptstadtKongress Gesundheit und Medizin, Berlin, Germany, June 2017
  • Invited Speaker, Tech Trends Symposium - The new Era of Robotics Disruption, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, April 2017
  • Invited Speaker, Workshop Body Image in Robots and in Humans, Paris, France, December 2016
  • Invited Speaker, German - French Winter School Humanoid and Legged Robots, Toulouse, France, December 2016
  • Invited talk, Bremer Universitäts-Gespräche 2016 symposium: Cognition-enabled Robotics: Democratising a Disruptive Technology, Bremen, Germany, November 2016
  • Invited talk, Workshop Robotics in the 21st Century: Challenges and Promises, Göttingen, Germany, October 2016
  • Invited talk, Séminaire sur l'Intelligence Artificielle et les Véhicules à Conduite Déléguée, Versailles, France, September 2016
  • Keynote speaker, Keio University Top Global University Project “TGU Symposium on Smart Connected Cities, Yokohama, Japan, July 2016
  • Invited talk, Workshop "Robots in Human Environments, Laboratoire d’Informatique de Grenoble, Grenoble, France, May 2016
  • Invited talk, DHL Robotics day DHL Innovation Center Troisdorf, Bonn, Germany, April 2016
  • Invited talk, DGKN Congress - Wieder laufen lernen, Düsseldorf, Germany, March 2016
  • Keynote speaker, Forum be flexible Fraunhofer EMFT, Munich, Germany, November 2015   
  • Invited Talk, Robotics Conference Wuxi High Tech manufacturing Association, Wuxi, China, November 2015
  • Keynote speaker, 7th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR), Paris, France, October 2015
  • Keynote speaker, 8th International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics (HFR 2015), Munich, Germany, October 2015       
  • Invited Talk, Robotics Forum Asia Manufacturing Association, Guangzhou, China, September 2015
  • Invited Talk, Siemens Sommergespräch, Munich, Germany, July 2015
  • Keynote speaker, APAC Innovation Summit Series 2015 - Robotics, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, June 2015
  • Invited Talk, 2nd World Robotics and Intelligent Equipment Industry Conference, Foshan New City, China, June 2015             
  • Keynote speaker, 8. SCHUNK Expert Days on Service Robotics, Lauffen, Germany, February 2015
  • Distinguished Lecture in Robotics, Systems and Control, Zurich, Switzerland, December 2014
  • Invited Talk, NAIST Workshop, Nara, Japan, November 2014
  • Invited Talk, German-Korean KAIST Symposium, Seoul, Korea, September 2014
  • Invited Talk, University of Sidney, Australia, August 2014
  • Invited Talk, University of Hong Kong, August 2014
  • Invited Talk, Launch of "Technologist" in Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2014
  • Invited Talk, GSN Retreat Spitzingsee, Germany, April 2014
  • Invited Talk, University of Tokyo, Japan, March 2014
  • William Mong Distinguished Lecture, Hong Kong, March 2014 
  • Invited Talk, Xperience Project Summer School, Mallorca, Spain, October 2013
  • Keynote speaker, European Students Conference, Berlin, Germany, September 2013
  • Invited Talk, Robots on Tour, Zurich, Switzerland, March 2013
  • Invited Talk, Duke Center of Neuro-Engineering, USA, November 2012
  • Keynote speaker, Alpbach Technology Forum, Austria, August 2012
  • Panel speaker at ZiF workshop on “Alignment in Communication”, Bielefeld, German, July 2012      
  • Keynote speaker, Symposium on Robotic Skill Learning and Cognition, Lund, Sweden, April 2012
  • William Mong Distinguished Lecture, Hong Kong, March 2012
  • Keynote speaker, DRG Tage, Karlsruhe/Germany, October 2011
  • Keynote speaker, Workshop “Philosophy Meets Robotics”, Munich, Germany, September 2011
  • Keynote speaker, 8th Conference on Computing and Philosophy (ecap10) Munich, Germany, October 2010.
  • Keynote speaker, Frontiers in Neuromorphic Computation, Paris, France, June 2010.
  • Keynote speaker, 32nd Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI2009), Paderborn, Germany. September 2009;
  • Keynote speaker, European Network for the Advancement of Artificial Cognitive Systems meeting, Venice, Italy. November 2008.
  • Keynote speaker, Colloquium on “Cognitive Information Processing”, Munich, Germany. May 2008.
  • Keynote speaker, JNRH 2008, Paris, France. May 2008.
  • Invited lecturer, ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference on Robotics, Shonan International Village, Tokyo. March 2008. Keynote speaker, Robotics for Society, February 2007, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Keynote speaker, NATAL Neuroscience, February 2007, Natal, Brazil.
  • Keynote speaker, 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Barcelona, Spain, June 2005

National/ International Projects

2017- Host of Prof. Takao Someya as TUM IAS Hans Fischer Senior Fellow
2017- PI of SFB EASE (SFB 1320)
2013 - today PI of Factory-in-a-Day (EU FP7 NMP-FoF)
2010 - 2016 PI of CONTEST-ITN (EU FP7 Marie Curie Training Network)
2008 Advisory board member of ITALK (EU FP7)
2007 Member of the working group for InterLink – International Cooperation Activities in Future and Emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ERCIM)
2005 Associated partner of PACO-PLUS, EU Framework 6 project (FP6-2004-IST-4-2.4.8)
2004 Advisory board of ROBOT-CUB, EU Framework 6 project (FP6-2003-IST-2)

Patents

1. Robot apparatus and method of controlling the same, US Patent Publication Number US20070220637 (A1).

2. Robot and attitude control method of robot:  Europe Patent Publication Number EP1510446 (A2); US Patent Publication Number US2005113973 (A1); Korea Patent Publication Number KR20050021288 (A); China Patent Publication Number CN1590039 (A).

3. Robot and attitude control method of robot: Europe Patent EP 1510446 (B1); US Patent US7657345 (B2); China Patent CN100346941 (C); Korea Patent Publication Number KR20050021288 (A).

4. Robot Device and Its Control Method, Japan Patent JP4587699 (B2).

5. Robot Device and Attitude Control Method for Robot, Japan Patent 4587738 (B2).

6. Robot Device and Its Control Method, Japan Patent Publication Number JP2006289602 (A).

7. Method and Device for Learning Phase Reaction Curve, Method and Device for Controlling Cyclic   Movement, and Walking Movement Controller, Japan Patent Publication Number JP2007175860 (A).

8. Robot Device and Its Control Method, Japan Patent Publication Number JP2007210071 (A).

9. Robot apparatus and method of controlling the same, US Patent US7949428 (B2).

10. Driving Method, Driving Control Device and Robot 2007-296618 Japan Patent Publication Number JP2007296618 (A).

11. Driving method, drive control apparatus, and robot, US Patent US7908032 (B2).

H-index

H-index: 37 (06/2017)

Publications

2017

  • Emmanuel Dean-Leon, Brennand Pierce, Florian Bergner, Philipp Mittendorfer, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Wolfgang Burger and Gordon Cheng: TOMM: Tactile Omnidirectional Mobile Manipulator. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017Singapore, May 29 - June 3, 2017, 2441-2447 mehr… BibTeX
  • Florian Bergner, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Efficient Event-Driven Reactive Control for Large Scale Robot Skin. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017, 394 - 400 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • J. Rogelio Guadarrama-Olvera, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Using Intentional Contact to Achieve Tasks in Tight Environments. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017, 1000 - 1005 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Humera Noor Minhas, Michael Zehetleitner, Michael Beetz, and Gordon Cheng.: Added Value of Gaze-Exploiting Semantic Representation to Allow Robots Inferring Human Behaviors. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems, Vol. 7, No. 1, Article 5 7, 2017 mehr… BibTeX
  • Pablo Lanillos, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Enactive Self: a study of engineering perspectives to obtain the sensorimotor self through enaction. IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics , 2017 mehr… BibTeX
  • amas Bates, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Tetsunari Inamura, Gordon Cheng: On-Line Simultaneous Learning and Recognition of Everyday Activities from Virtual Reality Performances. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017)I, 2017 mehr… BibTeX

2016

  • Florian Bergner, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Event-based signaling for large-scale artificial robotic skin - Realization and performance evaluation. 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2016, 4918 - 4924 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Donati ARC, Shokur S, Morya E, Campos DSF, Moioli RC, Gitti CM, Augusto PB, Tripodi S, Pires CG, Pereira GA, Brasil FL, Gallo S, Lin AA, Takigami AK, Aratanha MA, Joshi S, Bleuler H, Cheng G, Rudolph A, Nicolelis MAL: Long-Term Training with a Brain-Machine Interface-Based Gait Protocol Induces Partial Neurological Recovery in Paraplegic Patients. Nature Scientific Reports (6), 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • E. Dean, K. Ramirez-Amaro, F. Bergner, I. Dianov, P. Lanillos, and G. Cheng: Robotic technologies for fast deployment of industrial robot systems. IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference (IEEE IECON2016), 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Emmanuel Dean-Leon, Florian Bergner, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro and Gordon Cheng: From Multi-modal Tactile Signals to a Compliant Control. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots 2016, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Erhard Wieser and Gordon Cheng: Progressive Learning of Sensory-Motor Maps through Spatiotemporal Predictors. IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Kanata Suzuki, Kuniyuki Takahashi, Gordon Cheng, Tetsuya Ogata:: Motion Generation of Flexible Object Folding Task applied on Humanid Robot Using Deep Learning. 78th national conference of Processing Society of Japan, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Emmanuel Dean-Leon, Ilya Dianov, Florian Bergner and Gordon Cheng,: General Recognition Models Capable of Integrating Multiple Sensors for Different Domains. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots 2016, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • M. Vilgelm, G. Neamtu, P. Mittendorfer, G. Cheng, W. Kellerer: Partitioning Algorithm for a Resource-Constrained Robotic Skin Sensor Network. IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom), Varna, Bulgaria, June 2016, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Mohsen Kaboli, Kunpeng Yao, and Gordon Cheng: Tactile-based Manipulation of Deformable Objects with Dynamic Center of Mass. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots 2016, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Mohsen Kaboli, Rich Walker, and Gordon Cheng: Re-using Prior Tactile Experience by Robotic Hands to Discriminate In-Hand Objects via Texture Properties. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016), 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Pablo Lanillos and Gordon Cheng: Robots with self-perception: objects discovery and scene disambiguation using visual, proprioceptive and tactile cues correlation during interaction. Robotics in the 21st century: Challenges and Promises International Workshop (funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and the HeKKSaGOn Network) 2016 mehr… BibTeX
  • Pablo Lanillos, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Yielding self-perception in robots through sensorimotor contingencies. IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Pablo Lanillos, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Multisensory Object Discovery via Self-detection and Artificial Attention. IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics , 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Quentin Leboutet, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Tactile-based Compliance with Hierarchical Force Propagation for Omnidirectional Mobile Manipulators. IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids2016), 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Sara El-Molla, Andreas Albrecht, Engin Cagatay, Philipp Mittendorfer, Gordon Cheng, Paolo Lugli, José F. Salmerón and Almudena Rivadeneyra: Integration of a Thin Film PDMS-Based Capacitive Sensor for Tactile Sensing in an Electronic Skin. Journal of Sensors Vol 16, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Stefan Ehrlich, Ana Alves-Pinto, Renée Lampe, Gordon Cheng: A simple and practical prototype of a sensorimotor EEG device. Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience 2016 mehr… BibTeX
  • Stefan Ehrlich, Gordon Cheng: Detecting erroneous robot behavior from the electroencephalogram (EEG) during human robot interaction. Bernstein Conference 2016 mehr… BibTeX
  • Stefan Ehrlich, Gordon Cheng: A neuro-based method for detecting context-dependent erroneous robot action. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots 2016 , 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Wykowska A, Chaminade T, Cheng G: Embodied artificial agents for understanding human social cognition. Royal Society of London 371: 20150375, 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • llya Dianov, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Pablo Lanillos, Emmanuel Dean-Leon, Florian Bergner and Gordon Cheng: Extracting general task structures to accelerate the learning of new tasks. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots 2016 , 2016 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)

2015

  • Florian Bergner, Philipp Mittendorfer, Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: Event-based signaling for reducing required data rates and processing power in a large-scale artificial robotic skin. 015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015, 2124 - 2129 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Gerhard Hagerer, Michael Lux, Stefan Ehrlich, Gordon Cheng: Augmenting Affect from Speech with Generative Music. CHI EA ‘15, 2015Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ‘15) mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ilya Dianov, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro and Gordon Cheng: Generating Compact Models for Traffic Scenarios to Estimate Driver Behavior Using Semantic Reasoning. IROS, International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 20157th International workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, IROS, 69-74 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez-Amaro , Michael Beetz and Gordon Cheng: Understanding the intention of human activities through semantic perception: observation, understanding and execution on a humanoid robot. Advanced Robotics 29 (5), 2015, 345-362 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez-Amaro , Michael Beetz and Gordon Cheng: Understanding the intention of human activities through semantic perception: observation, understanding and execution on a humanoid robot. Advanced Robotics 29 (5), 2015, 345-362 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Emmanuel Dean-Leon, and Gordon Cheng: Robust Semantic Representations for Inferring Human Co-manipulation Activities even with Different Demonstration Styles. 15th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Michael Beetz, Gordon Cheng: Transferring Skills to Humanoid Robots by Extracting Semantic Representations from Observations of Human Activities. Artificial Intelligence Journal, 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Kuniyuki Takahashi, Tetsuya Ogata, Shigeki Sugano, Gordon Cheng: Dynamic Motion Learning for a Flexible-Joint Robot using Active-Passive Motor Babbling,. The 33rd Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, 2015, 2G1-07 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Mittendorfer, Philipp and Yoshida, Eiichi and Cheng, Gordon: Realizing whole-body tactile interactions with a self-organizing, multi-modal artificial skin on a humanoid robot. Advanced Robotics 1 (29), 2015, 51--67 mehr… BibTeX
  • Mohsen Kaboli and Gordon Cheng: Dexterous Hands Learn To Re-Use The Past Experience To Discriminate In-Hand Objects From The Surface Texture. 33rd Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ 2015), 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Mohsen Kaboli, Alex Long, Gordon Cheng: Humanoids Learn Touch Modalities Identification via Multi-Modal Robotic Skin and Robust Tactile Descriptors. Advanced Robotics , 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Mohsen Kaboli, Armando De La Rosa T, Rich Walker, and Gordon Cheng: In-Hand Object Recognition via Texture Properties with Robotic Hands, Artificial Skin, and Novel Tactile Descriptors. IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Nicholas H. Kirk, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Emmanuel Dean-Leon, Matteo Saveriano and Gordon Cheng: Online Prediction of Activities with Structure: Exploiting Contextual Associations and Sequences. 15th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Nivasan Yogeswaran, Wenting Dang, William Navaraj, Dhayalan Shakthivel, Saleem Khan, Emre Polat, Shoubhik Gupta, Hadi Heidari, Mohsen Kaboli, Leandro Lorenzelli, Gordon Cheng, Ravinder Dahiya: New Materials and Advances in Making Electronic Skin for Interactive Robots. Advanced Robotics , 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Stefan Ehrlich, Agnieszka Wykowska, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Gordon Cheng: Predictive modeling of higher-cognitive processes involved in social engagement based on electroencephalography (EEG). Proceedings of the Bernstein Conference 2015 (Bernstein Conference 2015) , 2015Bernstein Conference 2015 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Wykowska, Agnieszka Kajopoulos, Jasmin Obando-LeitÛn, Miguel Chauhan, SushilSingh Cabibihan, John-John Cheng, Gordon: Humans are Well Tuned to Detecting Agents Among Non-agents: Examining the Sensitivity of Human Perception to Behavioral Characteristics of Intentional Systems. International Journal of Social Robotics, Vol.5, Number 4, 7 (5), 2015, 767-781 mehr… BibTeX
  • Wykowska, Agnieszka Kajopoulos, Jasmin Ramirez-Amaro, Karinne Cheng, Gordon: Autistic traits and sensitivity to human-like features of robot behavior. Interaction Studies Vol 16 (2), 2015, 219 -248 mehr… BibTeX

2014

  • A. Lin, D. Schwarz, R. Sellaouti, S. Shokur, R. C. Moioli, F. L. Brasil, K. R. Fast, N. A. Peretti, A. Takigami, S. Gallo, K. Lyons, P. Mittendorfer, M. Lebedev, S. Joshi, G. Cheng, E. Morya, A. Rudolph, M. Nicolelis: The walk again project: Brain-controlled exoskeleton locomotion. Neuroscience Meeting 2014, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Andreas Holzbach and Gordon Cheng: A fast and scalable system for visual attention, object based attention and object recognition for humanoid robots. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Andreas Holzbach, Gordon Cheng: A Neuronal-inspired Computational Architecture for Spatio-Temporal Visual Processing. Journal of Biological Cybernetics, 2014 mehr… BibTeX
  • Andreas Holzbach, Gordon Cheng: Sampled Template Collation for Simulating Visual Attention and Object-Based Selection. Bernstein Conference, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Andreas Holzbach, Gordon Cheng: A scalable and efficient Method for Salient Region Detection Using Sampled Template Collation. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2014ICIP 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Brennand Pierce and Gordon Cheng: Versatile Modular Electronics for Rapid Design and Development of Humanoid Robotic Subsystems. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM2014), 2014AIM2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Brennand Pierce and Gordon Cheng: Realising Herbert: An Affordable Design Approach of an Anthropometrically Correct Compliant Humanoid Robot. Proceedings of the 14th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2014), 2014Humanoid 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • E. Dean-León and G. Cheng,: A new method for solving 6D Image-Based Visual Servoing with virtual composite camera model. Humanoid Robots, 201414th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 519-525 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Emmanuel Dean-Leon and Gordon Cheng: A new method for solving 6D Image-Based Visual Servoing with Virtual Composite camera model. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Erhard Wieser and Gordon Cheng: Predictive Action Selector for Generating Meaningful Robot Behaviour from Minimum Amount of Samples. IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ewald Lutscher and Gordon Cheng: Constrained Manipulation in Unstructured Environment Utilizing Hierarchical Task Specification for Indirect Force Controlled Robots. ICRA 2014, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ewald Lutscher, Gordon Cheng: Hierarchical Inequality Task Specification for Indirect Force Controlled Robots using Quadratic Programming. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems , 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Gordon Cheng: Humanoid Robotics and Neuroscience: Science, Engineering and Society. Frontiers in Neuroengineering Series. CRC Press, 2014 mehr… BibTeX
  • Gordon Cheng, Andreas Holzbach: A concurrent real-time biologically-inspired visual object recognition system. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014) May 31 - June 7, 2014 Hong Kong, China , 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • John Nassour, Patrick Hénaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng: Multi-Layered Multi-Pattern CPG for Adaptive Locomotion of Humanoid Robots. Journal of Biological Cybernetics, 2014 mehr… BibTeX
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Ewald Lutscher, Andreas Holzbach, Gordon Cheng: iCub@ICS-TUM: Semantic Reasoning, Constrained Manipulation and Humanoid Vision enable on the iCub. ICRA 2014, 2014 mehr… BibTeX
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Michael Beetz and Gordon Cheng: Understanding Human Activities from Observation via Semantic Reasoning for Humanoid Robots. IROS Workshop on AI and Robotics, 2014IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Michael Beetz and Gordon Cheng: Automatic Segmentation and Recognition of Human Activities from Observation based on Semantic Reasoning. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems , 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Tetsunari Inamura, Emmanuel Dean-Leon, Michael Beetz and Gordon Cheng: Bootstrapping Humanoid Robot Skills by Extracting Semantic Representations of Human-like Activities from Virtual Reality. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Mohsen Kaboli, Philipp Mittendorfer, Vincent Hugel and Gordon Cheng: Humanoids Learn Object Properties From Robust Tactile Feature Descriptors vai Multi-Modal Artificial Skin. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • S. Shokur, S. Gallo, J. Olivier, N. Peretti, A. Takigami, A. L. Lin, K. Fast, R. Moioli, F. Brasil, E. Morya, G. Cheng, H. Bleuler, M. A. L. Nicolelis: The walk again project (wap): Sensory feedback for brain controlled exoskeleton. Neuroscience Meeting 2014, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Stefan Ehrlich, Agnieszka Wykowska, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Gordon Cheng: When to engage in interaction - and how? EEG-based enhancement of robot’s ability to sense social signals in HRI. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2014 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)

2013

  • Andreas Holzbach, Gordon Cheng: Enhancing Object Recognition for Humanoid Robots through Time-Awareness. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Andreas Holzbach, Gordon Cheng: A Biologically-Motivated Approach to Online Learning of a Dictionary of Features from Natural Images for Computational Object Recognition. Bernstein Conference 2013, Tübingen, Germany, September 24 – 27. 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ewald Lutscher and Gordon Cheng: A Practical Approach to Generalized Hierarchical Task Specification for Indirect Force Controlled Robots. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • John Nassour, Vincent Hugel, Fethi Benouezdou and Gordon Cheng: Qualitative Adaptive Reward Learning with Success Failure Maps: Applied to Humanoid Robot Walking. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Volume: 24, Issue: 1, 2013, 81-93 mehr… BibTeX
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Eun-Sol Kim, Jiseob Kim, Byoung-Tak Zhang, Michael Beetz, Gordon Cheng: Enhancing Human Action Recognition through Spatio-temporal Feature Learning and Semantic Rules. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Eun-Sol Kim, Jiseob Kim, Byoung-Tak Zhang, Michael Beetz, Gordon Cheng: Enhancing Human Action Recognition through Spatio-temporal Feature Learning and Semantic Rules. Humanoid Robots, 2013, 13th IEEE-RAS International Conference, 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Michael Beetz and Gordon Cheng: Extracting Semantic Rules from Human Observations. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 6-10, 2013, 2013 ICRA'13 workshop: Semantics, Identification and Control of Robot-Human-Environment Interaction mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Karinne Ramirez Amaro, Michael Beetz and Gordon Cheng: Extracting Semantic Rules from Human Observations. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 6-10, 2013, 2013 ICRA'13 workshop: Semantics, Identification and Control of Robot-Human-Environment Interaction mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Philipp Mittendorfer, Eiichi Yoshida, Thomas Moulard and Gordon Cheng: A General Tactile Approach for Grasping Unknown Objects with a Humanoid Robot. 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Philipp Mittendorfer, Gordon Cheng: From a multi-modal intelligent cell to a self-organising robotic skin. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013Workshop on Electronic Skin mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ravinder S. Dahiya, Philipp Mittendorfer, Maurizio Valle, Gordon Cheng and Vladimir Lumelsky: Directions Towards Effective Utilization of Tactile Skin - A Review. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 2013, 2013 mehr… BibTeX
  • Stefan Ehrlich, Cuntai Guan and Gordon Cheng.: Closed-loop Interaction with Affective Brain-Music Interface. Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Stefan Ehrlich, Cuntai Guan and Gordon Cheng.: Monitoring emotional states in the loop and its potential applications. Biomedical Signal Analysis Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 21 – 24, 2013 2013 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Takaaki Kuratate, Marcia Riley, Gordon Cheng: Effects of 3D Shape and Texture on Gender Identification for a Retro-Projected Face Screen. International Journal of Social Robotics, Vol.5, Number 4, Vol. 5 Number 4 (Vol. 5 Number 4), 2013, pp.627-639 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)

2012

  • Erhard Wieser and Gordon Cheng: Forming Goal-directed Memory for Cognitive Development. Proceedings of Humanoids 2012 Workshop on Developmental Robotics: Can developmental robotics yield human-like cognitive abilities?, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2012 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Akinobu Maejima, Takaaki Kuratate, Brennand Pierce, Shigeo Morishima and Gordon Cheng: Automatic Face Replacement for a Humanoid Robot with 3D Face Shape Display. Proceedings of the 12th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2012), 2012, 469 - 474 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Akinobu Maejima, Takaaki Kuratate, Brennand Pierce, Gordon Cheng, Shigeo Morishima: Automatic Texture Generation for Face-Shaped Display from a Frontal Face Image. Proceedings of the Media Computing Conference 2012, Tokyo, Japan, June 23-34, 2012., 2012 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Brennand Pierce, Takaaki Kuratate, Akinobu Maejima, Shigeo Morishima, Yosuke Matsusaka, Marko Durkovic, Klaus Diepold, Gordon Cheng.: Development of an integrated multi-modal communication robotic face. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO 2012), 2012, 101-102 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Brennand Pierce, Takaaki Kuratate, Christian Vogl and Gordon Cheng: "Mask-Bot 2i": An active customisable Robotic Head with Interchangeable Face. Proceedings of the 12th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2012) , 2012, 520 - 525 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ewald Lutscher, Gordon Cheng: Operating Unknown Constrained Mechanisms with Compliant Robots. ROBOTIK 2012, 2012 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Ewald Lutscher, Gordon Cheng: A Set-Point-Generator for Indirect-Force-Controlled Manipulators Operating Unknown Constrained Mechanisms. IROS 2012, 2012 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Fabian Gerlinghaus, Brennand Pierce, Torsten Metzler, Iestyn Jowers, Kristina Shea and Gordon Cheng: Design and Emotional Expressiveness of Gertie (An Open Hardware Robotic Desk Lamp). RO-MAN: The 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2012, 1129 - 1134 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • John Nassour, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng: Exploiting Past Success Failure for Effective and Robust Task Learning. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2012), 2012, poster No.81 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • John Nassour, Gordon Cheng: Cognitive Development Through a Neurologically-Based Learning Framework. International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2012Workshop on Developmental Robotics mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng: Open-loop Self-calibration of Articulated Robots with Artificial Skins. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012, 4539-4545P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng, pp.145-149, May 2012 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng, pp.145-149, May 2012 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng: Integrating Discrete Normal Force Cells into Multi-modal Artificial Skin. 12th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots , 2012 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng: Uniform Cellular Design of Artificial Robotic Skin. 7th German Conference on Robotics, 2012, 145-149 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems3D Surface Reconstruction for Robotic Body Parts with Artificial Skins. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems , 2012 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Takaaki Kuratate, Brennand Pierce, Christian Vogl, Akinobu Maejima, Yosuke Matsusaka, Gordon Cheng: Maskbot as a communication interface. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2012), Vienna, Austria, Feb 22-23, 2012., 2012, 50 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Takaaki Kuratate, Marcia Riley, Brennand Pierce and Gordon Cheng: Gender identification Bias Induced with Texture Images on a Life Size Retro-Projected Face Screen. Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), Paris, France,, 2012, 43 - 48 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)

2011

  • Erhard Wieser, Philipp Mittendorfer, Gordon Cheng: Accelerometer based robotic Joint Orientation Estimation. 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2011, 67-74 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • John Nassour and Gordon Cheng: Experience-based Learning Mechanism with a Concept of Vigilance. BC11: Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting, October 4-6, 2011, 2011 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • John Nassour, Patrick Heaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng: Bipedal Locomotion Control with Rhythmic Neural Circuits. International workshop on Bio-Inspired Robots (BionicRobotsWorkshop 2011), 2011 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng: Humanoid Multi-Modal Tactile Sensing Modules. IEEE TRO - Special Issue on Robotic Sense of Touch , 2011, 401-410 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • P. Mittendorfer and G. Cheng: Self-Organizing Sensory-Motor Map for Low-Level Touch Reactions. 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2011, 59-66 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Philipp Mittendorfer and Gordon Cheng: Humanoid Multi-Modal Tactile Sensing Modules. IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), Volume: 27, Issue:3, 401 - 410, 2011 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Takaaki Kuratate and Brennand Pierce and Gordon Cheng: `Mask-bot''- a life-size talking head animated robot for AV speech and human-robot communication research. Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP 2011), 2011, 111-116 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Takaaki Kuratate, Yosuke Matsusaka, Brennand Pierce, and Gordon Cheng: mask-bot: a life-size robot head using talking head animation for human-robot communication. Humanoids 2011, 2011, pp.99–104 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)

2010

  • Ewald Lutscher, Martin Lawitzky, Gordon Cheng and Sandra Hirche: A Control Strategy for Operating Unknown Constrained Mechanisms. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Anchorage, USA. , 2010 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Federico Ruiz-Ugalde and Gordon Cheng and Michael Beetz: Prediction of action outcomes using an object model. 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2010, 1708-1713 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • John Nassour, Patrick Henaff, Fathi Ben Ouezdou and Gordon Cheng: Adaptive Locomotive Behaviors of a Biped Robot: Patterns Generation and Classification. SIMULATION OF ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR (SAB'10), 2010 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)