Vol. 62, No. 5, 2019 Cover Contents

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Challenges and countermeasures of interaction in autonomous vehicles
Li, Deyi; Liu, Meng; Zhao, Fei; Liu, Yu
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050201
Keywords: Interaction; Autonomous driving; Interactive Cognition; Driving brain; Self-learning
Cite as: Li D Y, Liu M, Zhao F, et al. Challenges and countermeasures of interaction in autonomous vehicles. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050201, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9766-3

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The development of a high-speed lower-limb robotic exoskeleton
Ren, Zhi; Deng, Chuanjie; Zhao, Kuankuan; Li, Zhijun
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050202
Keywords: high speed; exoskeleton; hip adduction/abduction; step-width adaptation
Cite as: Ren Z, Deng C J, Zhao K K, et al. The development of a high-speed lower-limb robotic exoskeleton. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050202, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9717-2

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A glove-based system for object recognition via visual-tactile fusion
Fang, Bin; Sun, Fuchun; Liu, Huaping; Tan, Chuanqi; Guo, Di
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050203
Keywords: glove; object recognition; tactile; visual; fusion
Cite as: Fang B, Sun F C, Liu H P, et al. A glove-based system for object recognition via visual-tactile fusion. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050203, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9606-6

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Human-micromanipulator cooperation using a variable admittance controller
Li, Hsieh-Yu; Nuradha, Theshani; Xavier, Sebaratnam Alex; Tan, U-Xuan
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050204
Keywords: physical human-robot interaction; collaborative robot; variable admittance control; micromanipulator; compliant control
Cite as: Li H-Y, Nuradha T, Xavier S A, et al. Human-micromanipulator cooperation using a variable admittance controller. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050204, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9663-1

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Naturally teaching a humanoid Tri-Co robot in a real-time scenario using first person view
Gong, Liang; Li, Xudong; Xu, Wenbin; Chen, Binhao; Zhao, Zelin; Huang, Yixiang; Liu, Chengliang
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050205
Keywords: Human-in-the-loop; Humanoid Tri-Co Robot; Natural Teaching; First Person View; Motion Imitation
Cite as: Gong L, Li X D, Xu W B, et al. Naturally teaching a humanoid Tri-Co robot in a real-time scenario using first person view. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050205, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9667-0

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Composite following control for wheeled inverted pendulum vehicles based on human-robot interaction
Yue, Ming; Ning, Yigao; Yu, Shuzhou; Zhang, Yongshun
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050206
Keywords: Human following; Composite control; Impedance control; Human-robot interaction; Wheeled inverted pendulum
Cite as: Yue M, Ning Y G, Yu S Z, et al. Composite following control for wheeled inverted pendulum vehicles based on human-robot interaction. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050206, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9696-2

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Trajectory planning-based control of underactuated wheeled inverted pendulum robots
Liang, Dingkun; Sun, Ning; Wu, Yiming; Fang, Yongchun
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050207
Keywords: Wheeled inverted pendulums; trajectory planning; underactuated systems; mechatronics; inverted pendulum robots
Cite as: Liang D K, Sun N, Wu Y M, et al. Trajectory planning-based control of underactuated wheeled inverted pendulum robots. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050207, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9623-3

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Long-term adaptive informative path planning for scalar field monitoring using cross-entropy optimization
Li, Yang; Cui, Rongxin; Yan, Weisheng; Xu, Demin
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050208
Keywords: Informative path planning; Adaptive path re-planning; long-term monitoring; Gaussian Process; Cross-entropy optimization
Cite as: Li Y, Cui R X, Yan W S, et al. Long-term adaptive informative path planning for scalar field monitoring using cross-entropy optimization. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050208, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9653-7

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Cramer-Rao lower bound-based observable degree analysis
Ge, Quanbo; Chen, Tianxiang; He, Hongli; Hu, Zhentao
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050209
Keywords: Observable degree analysis; Kalman filter; Modern control theory; Cramer-Rao lower bound; Observability
Cite as: Ge Q B, Chen T X, He H L, et al. Cramer-Rao lower bound-based observable degree analysis. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050209, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9686-9

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A stiffness-adaptive control system for nonlinear stiffness actuators
Zhao, Yaru; Song, Zhibin; Ma, Tianyu; Dai, J. S.
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050210
Keywords: Nonlinear stiffness actuators; Control system; Bandwidth; Response stability; Human robot interaction
Cite as: Zhao Y R, Song Z B, Ma T Y, et al. A stiffness-adaptive control system for nonlinear stiffness actuators. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050210, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9666-y

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Automatic ultrasound scanning system based on robotic arm
Huang, Qinghua; Lan, Jiulong; Li, Xuelong
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050211
Keywords: Automatic ultrasound scanning; Depth imaging; Robot-assisted operation; 3D medical imaging; Ultrasound
Cite as: Huang Q H, Lan J L, Li X L. Automatic ultrasound scanning system based on robotic arm. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050211, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9664-3

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Disturbance observer-based optimal longitudinal trajectory control of near space vehicle
Xia, Rongsheng; Wu, Qingxian; Chen, Mou
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050212
Keywords: near space vehicle; adaptive dynamic programming; nonlinear disturbance observer; neural network; optimal flight control
Cite as: Xia R S, Wu Q X, Chen M. Disturbance observer-based optimal longitudinal trajectory control of near space vehicle. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050212, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9683-y

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Design, modelling and identification of a fiber-reinforced bending pneumatic muscle
Ru, Hongge; Huang, Jian; Chen, Wenbin; Xiong, Caihua; Wang, Junzhe; Huo, Jun
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050213
Keywords: Bending Pneumatic Muscle; Dynamic Modelling; Parameter Identification; Rehabilitation Robots; Actuator
Cite as: Ru H G, Huang J, Chen W B, et al. Design, modelling and identification of a fiber-reinforced bending pneumatic muscle. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050213, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9709-x

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A universal robot gripper based on concentric arrays of rotating pins
Mo, An; Zhang, Wenzeng
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050214
Keywords: gripper; universal grasping; pin array; shape adaption; mechanical design
Cite as: Mo A, Zhang W Z. A universal robot gripper based on concentric arrays of rotating pins. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050214, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9716-2

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Force tracking impedance control with unknown environment via an iterative learning algorithm
Liang, Xiuquan; Zhao, Huan; Li, Xiangfei; Ding, Han
Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050215
Keywords: impedance control; iterative learning algorithm; unknown environment; force tracking; adaptive reference trajectory
Cite as: Liang X Q, Zhao H, Li X F, et al. Force tracking impedance control with unknown environment via an iterative learning algorithm. Sci China Inf Sci, 2019, 62(5): 050215, doi: 10.1007/s11432-018-9769-8