Preface; Chapter 1; Introduction and Announcements; R. J. Ellwood, D. Schuetz, A. Raatz and J. Hesselbach: Calibration and Validation of a Rigid Body Kinematic Model of Flexure Hinges; K. Tcho?, J. Jakubiak and ?. Ma?ek: Dynamic Jacobian Inverses of Mobile Manipulator Kinematics; N. Rojas and F. Thomas: A Robust Forward Kinematics Analysis of 3RPR planar Platforms; M. Vona: Hierarchical Decomposition and Kinematic Abstraction with Virtual Articulations; M. Urízar, V. Petuya, O. Altuzarra and A. Hernández: Researching into Nonsingular Transitions in the Joint Space; J.-P. Merlet: MARIONET, a Family of Modular Wire-Driven Parallel Robots; A. Wolf, I. Sharf and M. B. Rubin: Using Cosserat Points Theory for Estimating Kinematics and Soft-Tissue Deformation During Gait Analysis; Chapter 2: C.-C. Lee and J. M. Hervé: Mechanical Generators of 2-DOF Translation Along a Ruled Surface; D. Zarrouk, I. Sharf and M. Shoham: Worm-like Robotic Locomotion in Flexible Environment; M. Ruggiu and J. Carretero: Actuation Strategy Based on the Acceleration Model for the 3-PRPR Redundant Planar Parallel Manipulator; D. Pisla, N. Plitea, B. G. Gherman, C. Vaida and M. Suciu: Kinematics and Design of a 5-DOF Parallel Robot Used in Minimally Invasive Surgery; G. Nawratil: Main Theorem on Schönflies-Singular Planar Stewart Gough Platforms; M. Bergamasco, F. Salsedo, S. Marcheschi, N. Lucchesi: A Novel Actuation Module for Wearable Robots; R. Vertechy, G. Berselli, M. Bergamasco and V. Parenti-Castelli: Parallel Robot with Antagonistic Dielectric Elastomer Actuation for Human-Machine Interaction; S.Ambike, J. P. Schmiedeler and Stanisi?: Using Redundancy in Serial Planar Mechanisms to Improve Output-Space Tracking Accuracy; Chapter 3: S. Abdelaziz, P. Renaud, B. Bayle and M. de Mathelin: Combining Structural and Kinematic Analysis Using Interval Analysis for a Wire-Driven Manipulator; De Santis, G. Di Gironimo, L. Pelliccia, B. Siciliano, A. Tarallo: Multiple-Point Kinematic Controlof a Humanoid Robot; D. Alizadeh, J. Angeles and S. Nokleby: Optimum Design of a Pan-tilt Drive for Parallel Robots; J. Salini, S. Barthélemy and P. Bidaud : LQP-Based Controller Design for Humanoid Whole-Body Motion; M. Carricato and J. M. Rico Martínez: Persistent Screw Systems; B. Bru and V. Pasqui: Localisation of the Instantaneous Axis of Rotation in Human Joints; Z. Shahbazi, T. A. P. F. Pimentel, H. Ilies, K. Kazerounian and P. Burkhard: A Kinematic Observation and Conjecture for Stable Construct of a Peptide Nanoparticle; M. T. Masouleh, M. Husty and C. Gosselin: Forward Kinematic Problem of 5-PRUR Parallel Mechanisms Using Study Parameters; Chapter 4: D. Schütz, A. Raatz and J. Hesselbach: The Development of a Reconfigurable Parallel Robot with Binary Actuators; L. Baron: On the Design of 5R Serial Manipulators with Isotropic Positioning; D. Omr?en and A. Ude: A Virtual Mechanism Enhanced Approach for Object Tracking with Humanoid Robot Head; T. T. Um, B. Kim and F. C. Park: Tangent Space RRT with Lazy Projection: An Efficient Planning Algorithm for Constrained Motions; Chapter 5: O. Anubi and C. Crane: Equilibrium Analysis of Tensegrity Structures with Elastic Ties; S. Amine, D. Kanaan, S. Caro and P. Wenger: Singularity Analysis of Lower-Mobility Parallel Robots with and Articulated Nacelle; E. Demircan, T. Besier, S. Menon and O. Khatib: Human Motion Reconstruction and Synthesis of Human Skills; G. Wei and J. S. Dai: The Overconstrained Mechanisms with Radially Reciprocating Motion; A. D. Perkins and K. J. Waldron: Control of Bipedal Turning While Running; M. Carricato and J.-P. Merlet: Geometrico-static Analysis of Under-constrained Cable-driven Parallel Robots; Q. Jiang and V. Kumar: The Inverse Kinematics of 3-D Towing; O. Bohigas, L. Ros and M. Manubens: A Complete Method for Workspace Boundary Determination; Chapter 6: J. Babi?, E. Oztop and J. Lenar?i? : Inverse Kinematics of Humanoid-Robot Reaching Through Human Visuo-Motor Learning; J.