Special Issue on Selected Papers from ROBOMEC'08 (Part 2)
Kazunori Umeda* and Hiroki Murakami**
Dept. of Precision Mechanics, Chuo University
1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8551, Japan
**Program Chair of ROBOMEC2008 and
Co-editor, Senior Researcher,
Control & Communication Technology Dept.,
Products Development Center, IHI Cooperation
1 Shin-Nakaharacho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama 235-8501, Japan
This special issue presents 13 papers from the conference. Of the 109 outstanding presentations recommended for submission, 42 were submitted and reviewed. Of these, 28 excellent papers have been accepted including the first 15 already published in Part 1 (Vol.21, No.2).
We thank the authors for their invaluable contributions to this issue and the reviewers for their extensive time and effort. We also thank Editor-in-Chief Prof. Tatsuo Arai of Osaka University for organizing this special issue.
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