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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science H-index 58 Citations 12,740 231 World Ranking 1714 National Ranking 67
Electronics and Electrical Engineering H-index 70 Citations 19,045 268 World Ranking 270 National Ranking 5

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Awards & Achievements

2008 - German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina - Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Engineering Sciences

2007 - IEEE Robotics & Automation Award “For contributions in robot mechatronics, telerobotics, man-machine interface research, and space robotics.”

1997 - IEEE Fellow For contributions in robot mechatronics, telerobotics, man-machine interface research, and pioneering space robotics.

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Robot
  • Computer vision

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Robot, Control engineering, Artificial intelligence, Simulation and Torque. His Robot research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Mechatronics, Stiffness and Robustness. The various areas that Gerd Hirzinger examines in his Control engineering study include Control theory, Robot control, Mobile robot, Cartesian coordinate system and Impedance control.

His work in the fields of Robotics overlaps with other areas such as Upper body. His studies deal with areas such as Workspace, Collision, Telerobotics and Motion control as well as Simulation. His Torque research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Crash test, Mechanism, Variable stiffness and Contact force.

His most cited work include:

  • DLR-Hand II: next generation of a dextrous robot hand (672 citations)
  • A Unified Passivity-based Control Framework for Position, Torque and Impedance Control of Flexible Joint Robots (572 citations)
  • Collision Detection and Safe Reaction with the DLR-III Lightweight Manipulator Arm (452 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Gerd Hirzinger mainly focuses on Robot, Artificial intelligence, Control engineering, Simulation and Control theory. His study in Robot is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Mechatronics and Human–computer interaction. His Artificial intelligence study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Computer vision and GRASP.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Kinematics, Torque, Actuator, Teleoperation and Robustness in addition to Control engineering. His Simulation study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Telerobotics, Workspace, Task and Robotic surgery. His Control theory research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Cartesian coordinate system and Impedance control.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Robot (46.34%)
  • Artificial intelligence (38.53%)
  • Control engineering (32.62%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2020)?

  • Robot (46.34%)
  • Simulation (24.59%)
  • Artificial intelligence (38.53%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Gerd Hirzinger mostly deals with Robot, Simulation, Artificial intelligence, Control engineering and Control theory. Many of his studies on Robot apply to Torque as well. In the field of Simulation, his study on Haptic technology overlaps with subjects such as Hand arm.

His Artificial intelligence research includes themes of Human–computer interaction and Computer vision. His work is dedicated to discovering how Control engineering, MiroSurge are connected with Telerobotics and other disciplines. His studies in Control theory integrate themes in fields like Joint, Stiffness and Position.

Between 2009 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • The DLR hand arm system (307 citations)
  • Posture and balance control for biped robots based on contact force optimization (197 citations)
  • DLR MiroSurge: a versatile system for research in endoscopic telesurgery. (190 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Robot
  • Computer vision

Gerd Hirzinger spends much of his time researching Robot, Control engineering, Simulation, Control theory and Torque. Robot is the subject of his research, which falls under Artificial intelligence. In his research, Robotic surgery, Haptic technology and Telerobotics is intimately related to MiroSurge, which falls under the overarching field of Control engineering.

His Simulation research integrates issues from Task, Degrees of freedom, Humanoid robot, Workspace and Mechatronics. His Control theory research includes themes of Euclidean distance, Stiffness and Inertia. His Torque study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Joint, Mechanism, Variable stiffness and Wrench.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Top Publications

DLR-Hand II: next generation of a dextrous robot hand

J. Butterfass;M. Grebenstein;H. Liu;G. Hirzinger.
international conference on robotics and automation (2001)

1046 Citations

A Unified Passivity-based Control Framework for Position, Torque and Impedance Control of Flexible Joint Robots

Alin Albu-Schäffer;Christian Ott;Gerd Hirzinger.
The International Journal of Robotics Research (2007)

750 Citations

Collision Detection and Safe Reaction with the DLR-III Lightweight Manipulator Arm

A. De Luca;A. Albu-Schaffer;S. Haddadin;G. Hirzinger.
intelligent robots and systems (2006)

659 Citations

A new variable stiffness design: Matching requirements of the next robot generation

S. Wolf;G. Hirzinger.
international conference on robotics and automation (2008)

591 Citations

Collision detection and reaction: A contribution to safe physical Human-Robot Interaction

S. Haddadin;A. Albu-Schaffer;A. De Luca;G. Hirzinger.
intelligent robots and systems (2008)

544 Citations

The DLR hand arm system

Markus Grebenstein;Alin Albu-Schaffer;Thomas Bahls;Maxime Chalon.
international conference on robotics and automation (2011)

420 Citations

Requirements for Safe Robots: Measurements, Analysis and New Insights

Sami Haddadin;Alin Albu-Schäffer;Gerd Hirzinger.
The International Journal of Robotics Research (2009)

407 Citations

On a new generation of torque controlled light-weight robots

G. Hirzinger;A. Albu-Schaffer;M. Hahnle;I. Schaefer.
international conference on robotics and automation (2001)

383 Citations

DLR's torque-controlled light weight robot III-are we reaching the technological limits now?

G. Hirzinger;N. Sporer;A. Albu-Schaffer;M. Hahnle.
international conference on robotics and automation (2002)

359 Citations

Multisensory five-finger dexterous hand: The DLR/HIT Hand II

H. Liu;K. Wu;P. Meusel;N. Seitz.
intelligent robots and systems (2008)

321 Citations

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