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1. NAME: Isao HARA 2. ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATION: Robot Software Platform Research Team Robot Innovation Research Center National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST),JAPAN 3. ADDRESS: IRobot Software Platform Research Team, Robot Innovation Research Center National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST Tsukuba Central2 1-1 Umezono 1-Chome Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken 305-8568 Japan 4. DATE OF BIRTH: 20th May, 1965. 5. NATIONALITY: JAPANESE 6. EDUCATIONAL: 1993 Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science/Robotics Thesis: "A Study of an Assembly Planning including Manipulations" (in Japanese) 1990 Master of Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science/Robotics Thesis: "Assembly Planning System based on Object-Oriented Consept" (in Japanese) 1988 Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University Major: Electrical Engineering 7. CAREER HISTORY: Apr. 1993 - Mar. 2000 Research Scientist Electrotechnical Laboratory, AIST, MITI, Japan Apr. 2000 - Mar. 2001 Senior Research Scientist Electrotechnical Laboratory, AIST, MITI, Japan Apr. 2001 - Mar. 2010 Senior Research Scientist Information Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST), Japan Apr. 2010 - Mar.2014 Senior Research Scientist Intelligent Systems Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST), Japan Apr. 2014 - Present Senior Research Scientist Robot Innovation Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST), Japan Apr.2014 - Sep.2019 Part-time lecturer at Waseda Univ. (Course: Operating System) 8. MAJOR PULICATIONS: Fully Refereed Papers: 1. R.Hanai, K.Harada, I.Hara, N.Ando, "Design of robot programming software for the systematic reuse of teaching data including environment model", ROBOMECH Journal,5-1, pp.1-16, 2018/09 2. G.Biggs,M.Kondo,M.Toyoda,A.Ikezoe,H.Nakamoto,Y.Kusama,M.Nagase,N.Ando,K,Fujiwara,D.Mizuguchi,Y.Nakabo,I.Hara,T.Kotoku,K.Ohba,H.Hirukawa, "Dependable RT-Middleware: A certifiable middleware for dependable robots", Proc. of IROS2012. 3. Y.Matsusaka,I.Hara,H.Asoh,F.Asano, "Specification and Implementation of Open Source Software Suite for Realizing Communication Intelligence", Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics. 4. S.Kajita,K.Kaneko,F.Kanehiro,K.Harada,M.Morisawa,S.Nakaoka,K.Miura,K.Fujiwara,N.E.Sian,I.Hara,K.Yokoi,H.Hirukawa, "Cybernetic Human HRP-4C: A humanoid robot with human-like proportions", STAR: Robotics Research,Vol.70,pp.301-314,2011 5. Y.Matsusaka,H.Fujii,I.Hara, "An Extensible Dialogue Script for a Robot Based on Unification of State-Transition Models", Journal of Robotics Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 301923, 14 pages 6. Y.Matsusaka, I.Hara, "Implementation of Distributed Production System for Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Robotic Systems", SIMPAR 2010,pp.275-287,2010. 7. Y.Matsusaka,I.Hara,H.Asoh,F.Asano, "Specification and Implementation of Open Source Software Suite forRealizing Communication Intelligence", Proc. of International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics.2010.10 8. Y.Matsisaka,I.Hara, "An Extensible Dialogue Script for Robot Based on Unification of State Transition Models", Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, 2009.11 9. I.Hara, "OpenRT Platform:An Open Software Platform for Robotic Technologies", Workshop on open software for robotics,2009.9 10. S.Kajita,K.kaneko,F.Kanehiro,K.Harada,M.Morisawa,S.Nakaoka,K.Miura,S.Fujiwara,Neo Ee Sian,I.Hara,K,Yokoi,H.Hirukawa, "Cybernetic Human HRP-4C: A humanoid robot with human-like proportions", 14th International Symposium of Robotics Research, 2009.9 11. Y.Matsusaka,Y.Fujii,I.Hara, "Health Exercise Demonstration Robot TAIZO and Effects of Using Voice Command in Robot-Human Collaborative Demonstration", Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication,pp.472--477,2009.9 12. I.Hara,N.Ando,S.Nakaoka,F.Kanehiro,H.Hirukawa,S.Hirai,K.Takahashi,F.Hara,T.Nakamoto,Y.Takano,H.Saito, "OpenRT Platform: An Open Software Platform for Robotic Technologies", ICRA 2009 Workshop on Open Source Software in Robotics,2009.5 13. I.Hara,F.Asano,H.Asoh,J.Ogata,N.Ichimura,Y.Kawai,F.Kanehiro,H.Hirukawa,K.Yamamoo, "Robust Speech Interface Based on Audio and Video Information Fusion for Humanoid HRP-2", IROS-2004, pp2404--2410, 2004. (PPT) 14. H.Asoh,K,Yamamoto,I.Hara,F.Asano, "Traking Human Speech Events Using a Particle Filter", Proc. of 2005 IEEE ICASSP, pp1153-1156,2004.09 15. K.Yamamoto,F.Asano,N.Kitawaki,I.Hara,J.Ogata,M.Goto, "Real-time implementation and evaluation of speech event detection and separation based on the fusion of audio and video information", Proc. GSPx2004,2004 16. F.Asano,K.Yamamoto,H.Asoh,T.Yoshimura,I.Hara,Y,Motomura,N.Ichimura,J.Ogata, "Detection and Separation of Speech Event Using Audio and Video Information Fusion and Its Application to Robust Speech Interface", Euraship Journal of Applied Signal Processing,pp1727--1738.2004.11 17. H.Asoh,F.Asano,K.Yamamoto,T.Yoshimura,Y.Motomura,N.Ichimura,I.Hara,J.Ogata, "An Application of a Particle Filter to Bayesian Multiple Sound Source Tracking with Audio and Video Information Fusion", Proc. of The 7th International Conference on Information Fusion, pp.805--812,2004.6 18. F.Asano,K.Yamamoto,H.Asoh,T.Yoshimura,I.Hara,Y,Motomura,N.Ichimura,J.Ogata, "Information Fusion of Microphone Array and Camera Array for Robust Speech Interface", Proc. ICA2004,pp.2747-2750 , 2004.4 19. Y.Motomura,I.Hara,K.Itoh,H.Asoh,T.Sato, "Task,situation, and user models for personal robots", Proc.of ICRA2002,2002.05 20. T.Matsui,H.Asoh,F.Asano,T.Kurita,I.Hara,Y.Motomura,K.Ito, "Integration of Real-World Interaction Functions on the Jijo-2 Office Robot", Advanced Science Institute 2001, 2001. 21. H.Hirukawa, I.Hara, T.Hori, "Online Robots", Beyond Webcams: An Introduction to Online Robots edited by K.Goldberg and R.Siegwart, The MIT Press(ISBN: 0262072254), Oct. 2001. 22. H.Asoh, N.Vlassis, Y.Motomura, F.Asano, I.Hara, S.Hayamizu, K.Itou, T.Kurita, T.Matsui, R.Bunschoten and B.Krose, "Jijo-2:An Office Robot That Communicates and Learns", the Sept/Oct issue of IEEE Intelligent Systems, pp46-55, 2001. 23. Y.Motomura, I.Hara, K.Itou, H.Asoh, T.Sato, "Task, Situation and User Models for Personal Robots", IJCAI 2001 workshop on Reasoning with Uncertainty in Robotics, 2001. 24. N.Vlassis, Y.Motomura, I.Hara, H.Asoh, and T.Matsui, "Edge-based features from omnidirectional images for robot localization", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, May 2001. 25. T.Matsui,H.Asoh,F.Asano,T.Kurita,I.Hara,Y.Motomura,K.Ito,J.Fry, "Spoken Language Interface of the Jijo-2 Office Robot for Map Learning and Office Information Service", ISRR 2001,2001.09 26. H.Hirukawa, I.Hara, "Web-Top Robotics: Using the World Wide Web as a Platform for Building Robotic Systems", IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol. 7, No.2, June 2000. 27. Y.Motomura, I.Hara, "Bayesian Network Leaning System based on Neural Networks", AFSS2000, International Symposium on Theory and Applications of Soft Computing, 2000. 28. I.Hara, A.Zelinsky, T.Matsui, H.Asoh, T.Kurita, M.Tanaka and K.Hotta, "Communicative Functions to Support Human Robot Cooperation", Proc. of IROS'99, pp.683-688, 1999. 29. Y.Motomura, I.Hara, K.Tanaka, "Cooperation among Situated Agents in Learning Intelligent Robots", Multi-agent and Cooperation Computation workshop'99,1999. 30. Y.Motomura, I.Hara, "BAYONET: Probabilistic Reasoning System with Learning from Database", Annual conference of JSAI'98, 1999. 31. I.Hara, @Teleopearion System on the Internet", Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan(in Japanese), Vol.17 No.4, pp477-480, May 1999. 32. Y.Motomura,I.Hara,H.Asoh and T.Matsui, "Baysian Network that Learns Conditional Probabilities by Neural Network", Proc. of Int.Conf. on Neural Infomation Processing,pp.584-587, November 1997. 33. H.Asoh,S.Hayamizu,I.Hara,Y.Motomura,S.Akaho and Matsui, "Information Integration of the Office-Conversant Mobile Robot Jijo-2", Proc.of Int.Conf. on Neural Infomation Processing, pp.758-761 November 1997. 34. H.Hirukawa,I.Hara,T.Matsui,S.Hirai,K.Konaka and S.Kawamura, "Proposal of the World Wide Roboics -- Part 1: An Offline Teleopration System on an Enhanced VRML --", Proc. of Robotics Symp.,pp.108-113, August 1997. (in Japanese) 35. I.Hara,H.Hirukawa,H.Asoh,S.Hirai and T.Matsui, "The World Wide Robotics -- Part 2: A Teleopration System on a WWW brouser --", Proc. of Robotics Symp.,pp.114-119, August 1997. (in Japanese) 36. H.Asoh,S.Hayamizu,I.Hara,Y.Motomura,S.Akaho and T.Matsui, "Socially Embedded Learning of Office-Conversant Robot Jijo-2", Proc. of Int.Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence, pp.880-885, August 1997. 37. T.Matsui,H.Asoh and I.Hara, "An Event-Driven Architecture for Controlling Behaviors of the Office Conversant Mobile Robot, Jijo-2", Proc. of Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automations,pp.3367-3371 April 1997. 38. H.Asoh,Y.Motomura,I.Hara,S.Akaho,S.Hayamizu and T.Matsui, "Combining probabilistic map and dialog for robust life-long office navigation", Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int.Conf.on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.807-812,November 1996. 39. H.Asoh,Y.Motomura,I.Hara,S.Akaho,S.Hayamizu and T.Matsui, "Acquiring probabilistic map with dialog-based learning", Proc. of An International Workshop on Learning for Autonomous Robots,pp.11-18, May 1996. 40.Y.Kuniyoshi,Y.Motomura,K.Hiraki,I.Hara,H.Matsubara,H.Asoh,S.Akaho,T.Suehiro, "Multiple Autonomous Robot Simulator and Information Integration Research", Proc.of RWC Joint Symposium, April 1995. 41. H.Matsubara,K.Hiraki,Y.Motomura,Y.Kuniyoshi,I.Hara and H.Asoh, "An Experimental Approach to Coorperative Learning of Multi-Agent Systems", Technical Reports of AAAI Pres:Lessons Learned, May 1995. 42. I.Hara and T.Nagata, "Robot Assembly Planning Using Contract Nets", Proc.of IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, July 1993. 9.SPECIALISED FIELD: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence 10.AWARDS: April 1996, Member of the Sub-committee (R-Cube Working Group) of Frendly Network Robotics Project by Japans Ministry of Science and Technology (MITI) for 1 year. April 1997, Member of the Sub-committee of Frendly Network Robotics Project by Japans Ministry of Science and Technology (MITI) for 1 year. April 1997, Member of the Committee of Software Platform Taskforce for 1 year. April 2000, Member of the Local Arrangements Committee of IEEE Conference on IROS 2000 REFEREE for the following Journals and Conferences: Journal of Robot Socity of Japan 1998 IEEE Conference on Robotics & Automation 1997 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 1993,1994,2000 IEEE Conference on Intelligent Robotics Systems (IROS) 11.SUMMARY OF WORK ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Recent Presentations: Demonstration of the Jijo-2 Robot at RWC2001 Final Exhibition and Symposia, October 2001 "Situated Multi-Agent Architecture for an Autonomous Robot", Robotics Symposia of Robot Sociey of Japan, March 2000 Demonstration of the Remote Jijo-2 Robot Navigation at Real World Computing (RWC) Symposium 97,January 1997 "Teleoprating System on World Wide Robotics - A teleoperating system with Virtual Reality -", Annual Conference of Robot Society of Japan, Sepetember 1997.