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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, Oct. 2017

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.4
No.4
(1992)
A Study on Optical Piezo-Electric Actuator (Response Experiments by U.V. Beam and Photo Response Model)
Shinobu Hattori, Toshio Fukuda and Shigenobu Nagamori
Actuator, Optical Piezo-Electric Element, Modelling, Response, Characteristics of light beam
No.1 - Vol.29
No.5
(2017)
Traversability-Based RRT* for Planetary Rover Path Planning in Rough Terrain with LIDAR Point Cloud Data
Reiya Takemura and Genya Ishigami
path planning, field robotics, RRT, planetary rover
No.1 - Vol.29
No.5
(2017)
Wheel Slip Classification Method for Mobile Robot in Sandy Terrain Using In-Wheel Sensor
Takuya Omura and Genya Ishigami
wheel slip classification, wheel-soil interaction, in-wheel sensor, support vector machine
No.1 2 Vol.29
No.4
(2017)
Open Source Integrated Planner for Autonomous Navigation in Highly Dynamic Environments
Hatem Darweesh, Eijiro Takeuchi, Kazuya Takeda, Yoshiki Ninomiya, Adi Sujiwo, Luis Yoichi Morales, Naoki Akai, Tetsuo Tomizawa, and Shinpei Kato
autonomous driving, path planning, open source software
No.1 8 Vol.29
No.2
(2017)
ORB-SHOT SLAM: Trajectory Correction by 3D Loop Closing Based on Bag-of-Visual-Words (BoVW) Model for RGB-D Visual SLAM
Zheng Chai and Takafumi Matsumaru
trajectory correction, loop closing, bag-of-visual-words (BoVW), 3D vocabulary, RGB-D SLAM
No.1 3 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 - Vol.20
No.6
(2008)
Mechanical Design and Basic Run Experiments with the Tri-StarIII – Horizontal Polyarticular Expandable 3-Wheeled Planetary Rover –
Kenjiro Tadakuma, Masatsugu Matsumoto,
and Shigeo Hirose
planetary rover, expandable mechanism, expandable ratio, braking mechanism, locomotion changing

Count period : October 1 - 31, 2017

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, Sep. 2017

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.29
No.4
(2017)
Control Method for Helicopters Tethered to Ground Station with Compensation for Disturbance Caused by Cable Tension
Atsushi Imadu, Takanori Sakai, and Tadao Kawai
cabled helicopter, tethered helicopter, multicopter, compensation control, tension
No.1 - Vol.24
No.1
(2012)
PDAC-Based 3-D Biped Walking Adapted to Rough Terrain Environment
Tadayoshi Aoyama, Kosuke Sekiyama,
Yasuhisa Hasegawa, and Toshio Fukuda
biped walking, point-contact, rough terrain
No.1 - Vol.29
No.4
(2017)
Open Source Integrated Planner for Autonomous Navigation in Highly Dynamic Environments
Hatem Darweesh, Eijiro Takeuchi, Kazuya Takeda, Yoshiki Ninomiya, Adi Sujiwo, Luis Yoichi Morales, Naoki Akai, Tetsuo Tomizawa, and Shinpei Kato
autonomous driving, path planning, open source software
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 1 Vol.29
No.2
(2017)
Current Status and Future Trends on Robot Vision Technology
Manabu Hashimoto, Yukiyasu Domae, and Shun’ichi Kaneko
robot vision, object recognition, 3D feature, industrial robot system, future trends
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Fundamental Study on Road Detection Method Using Multi-Layered Distance Data with HOG and SVM
Keisuke Kazama, Yasuhiro Akagi, Pongsathorn Raksincharoensak, and Hiroshi Mouri
autonomous vehicle, machine learning, histograms, gradients, active safety
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Autonomous Flight of Hexacopter Under Propulsion System Failure
Yi Yang, Daisuke Iwakura, Akio Namiki, Kenzo Nonami, and Wei Wang
hexacopter, fault tolerant, control allocation, linear quadratic integral (LQI)
No.1 - Vol.29
No.3
(2017)
Analysis of the Energy Loss on Quadruped Robot Having a Flexible Trunk Joint
Masahiro Ikeda and Ikuo Mizuuchi
flexible trunk joint, quadruped robot, energy loss

Count period : September 1 - 30, 2017

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, Jul.-Aug. 2017

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 1 Vol.29
No.2
(2017)
Current Status and Future Trends on Robot Vision Technology
Manabu Hashimoto, Yukiyasu Domae, and Shun’ichi Kaneko
robot vision, object recognition, 3D feature, industrial robot system, future trends
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Sound Source Localization Using Deep Learning Models
Nelson Yalta, Kazuhiro Nakadai, and Tetsuya Ogata
sound source localization, deep learning, deep residual networks
No.1 - Vol.1
No.3
(1989)
Development of Mastication Robot WJ-1
Atsuo Takanishi
Mastication, Control, Jaw reflexes
No.1 - Vol.28
No.2
(2016)
Construction Robotics
Thomas Bock
construction automation, single task construction robots (STCS), robotics in construction, automated construction sites
No.1 - Vol.29
No.2
(2017)
Teleoperating Assistive Robots: A Novel User Interface Relying on Semi-Autonomy and 3D Environment Mapping
Zdeněk Materna, Michal Španěl, Marcus Mast, Vítězslav Beran, Florian Weisshardt, Michael Burmester, and Pavel Smrž
human-robot interaction, user interface, teleoperation, remote manipulation

Count period : Jul.1 - Aug. 31, 2017

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, May-Jun. 2017

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 1 Vol.29
No.2
(2017)
Current Status and Future Trends on Robot Vision Technology
Manabu Hashimoto, Yukiyasu Domae, and Shun’ichi Kaneko
robot vision, object recognition, 3D feature, industrial robot system, future trends
No.1 - Vol.29
No.3
(2017)
Dynamically and Biologically Inspired Legged Locomotion: A Review
Tetsuya Kinugasa and Yasuhiro Sugimoto
legged locomotion, passive dynamic walking, biology, CPG, gait transition
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Antagonistically Twisted Round Belt Actuator System for Robotic Joints
Takahiro Inoue, Ryuichi Miyata, and Shinichi Hirai
twist drive, round belt, antagonistic configuration, robotic joint, position control

Count period : May 1 - Jun. 30, 2017

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, Mar.-Apr. 2017

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Sound Source Localization Using Deep Learning Models
Nelson Yalta, Kazuhiro Nakadai, and Tetsuya Ogata
sound source localization, deep learning, deep residual networks
No.1 - Vol.29
No.2
(2017)
Current Status and Future Trends on Robot Vision Technology
Manabu Hashimoto, Yukiyasu Domae, and Shun’ichi Kaneko
robot vision, object recognition, 3D feature, industrial robot system, future trends
No.1 - Vol.22
No.3
(2010)
Development of a Robot Balanced on a Ball - First Report, Implementation of the Robot and Basic Control -
Masaaki Kumagai and Takaya Ochiai
inverted pendulum, ball balance, stepping motor, omnidirectional wheel, ballbot
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Recognition Method Applied to Smart Dump 9 Using Multi-Beam 3D LiDAR for the Tsukuba Challenge
Yoshihiro Takita, Shinya Ohkawa, and Hisashi Date
Real World Robotics Challenge, mobile robot, 3D LiDAR, identification
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Pneumatically Driven Multi-DOF Surgical Forceps Manipulator with a Bending Joint Mechanism Using Elastic Bodies
Kyouhei Takikawa, Ryoken Miyazaki, Takahiro Kanno, Gen Endo, and Kenji Kawashima
surgical robot, forceps manipulator, flexible mechanism, pneumatic system, wire drive robot
No.1 - Vol.23
No.5
(2011)
Practice of School Education Using Micro Robots and Verification of its Effectiveness
Daigo Misaki and Koichi Arai
education robot, micro robot, vibratory mover mechanism, continuing learning
No.1 - Vol.23
No.5
(2011)
Street Performance Robot Contest as Practice in Creativity Education
Gen Endo, Takeshi Aoki, Hideaki Suzuki,
Edwardo F. Fukushima, and Shigeo Hirose
creativity education, machine creation, street performance robot contest
No.1 - Vol.23
No.5
(2011)
Hands-on Education of Robotics Department for Four Years of College
Yasuo Hayashibara, Shuro Nakajima, Ken Tomiyama,
and Kan Yoneda
robotics education, practical skill, projectbased learning, robot design, curriculum
No.1 - Vol.25
No.3
(2013)
An Approach to Rescue Robot Workshops for Kindergarten and Primary School Children
Kazuo Kawada, Masayasu Nagamatsu, and Toru Yamamoto
workshop, technology education, rescue robot, kindergarten children, primary school children
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Structured Light Field Generated by Two Projectors for High-Speed Three Dimensional Measurement
Akihiro Obara, Xu Yang, and Hiromasa Oku
high-speed three dimensional measurement, structured light filed, depth map
No.1 3 Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Low Latency and High Quality Two-Stage Human-Voice-Enhancement System for a Hose-Shaped Rescue Robot
Yoshiaki Bando, Hiroshi Saruwatari, Nobutaka Ono, Shoji Makino, Katsutoshi Itoyama, Daichi Kitamura, Masaru Ishimura, Moe Takakusaki, Narumi Mae, Kouei Yamaoka, Yutaro Matsui, Yuichi Ambe, Masashi Konyo, Satoshi Tadokoro, Kazuyoshi Yoshii, and Hiroshi G. Okuno
hose-shaped rescue robot, blind human-voice enhancement, search and rescue, robot audition

Count period : Mar. 1 - Apr 30, 2017

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, Jan.-Feb. 2017

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Acoustic Monitoring of the Great Reed Warbler Using Multiple Microphone Arrays and Robot Audition
Shiho Matsubayashi, Reiji Suzuki, Fumiyuki Saito, Tatsuyoshi Murate, Tomohisa Masuda, Koichi Yamamoto, Ryosuke Kojima, Kazuhiro Nakadai, and Hiroshi G. Okuno
acoustic monitoring, microphone arrays, robot audition, HARKBird, the great reed warbler
No.1 2 Vol.22
No.3
(2010)
Development of a Robot Balanced on a Ball - First Report, Implementation of the Robot and Basic Control -
Masaaki Kumagai and Takaya Ochiai
inverted pendulum, ball balance, stepping motor, omnidirectional wheel, ballbot
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Autonomous Flight of Hexacopter Under Propulsion System Failure
Yi Yang, Daisuke Iwakura, Akio Namiki, Kenzo Nonami, and Wei Wang
hexacopter, fault tolerant, control allocation, linear quadratic integral (LQI)
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Sliding Mode Control for Hexacopter Stabilization with Motor Failure
Yi Yang, Wei Wang, Daisuke Iwakura, Akio Namiki, and Kenzo Nonami
hexacopter, fault tolerant, MRSMC, control allocation
No.1 - Vol.26
No.1
(2014)
Development of the SCARA
Hiroshi Makino
assembly robot, SCARA, selective compliance
No.1 - Vol.26
No.2
(2014)
Autonomous Navigation of a Mobile Robot Based on GNSS/DR Integration in Outdoor Environments
Taro Suzuki, Mitsunori Kitamura, Yoshiharu Amano,
and Nobuaki Kubo
mobile robot, GPS, GPS/DR, navigation
No.1 - Vol.28
No.2
(2016)
Optimum Placement of Wireless Access Point for Mobile Robot Positioning in an Indoor Environment
Abdul Halim Ismail, Ryosuke Tasaki, Hideo Kitagawa, and Kazuhiko Terashima
indoor positioning, location fingerprinting, wireless nodes optimization, AP placement, indoor environment
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot that Can Navigate in Rainy Situations
Naoki Akai, Yasunari Kakigi, Shogo Yoneyama, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, Real World Robot Challenge, navigation in rainy situation, influence of rain against sensors
No.1 2 Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
A Suitable Design of Assist System for Human Meal by Reducing Maneuverability Variance in Workspace
Kiyotaka Fukui and Katsuyoshi Tsujita
exoskeletal assist system, maneuverability variances in workspace, kinematically admissible design
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Development of an Intraoral Interface for Human-Ability Extension Robots
Uori Koike, Guillermo Enriquez, Takanobu Miwa, Huei Ee Yap, Madoka Kabasawa, and Shuji Hashimoto
augmented human, assistive technologies, human-ability extension robots, intraoral interface, extended body
No.1 3 Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation Using Scene Matching with Local Features
Toshiaki Shioya, Kazushige Kogure, Tomoyuki Iwata, and Naoya Ohta
local feature, view sequence, autonomous mobile robot, self-localization
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Community-Centric System – Support of Human Ties –
Eri Sato-Shimokawara and Toru Yamaguchi
community-centric system, robotics, communications
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Design and Assessment of Sound Source Localization System with a UAV-Embedded Microphone Array
Kotaro Hoshiba, Osamu Sugiyama, Akihide Nagamine, Ryosuke Kojima, Makoto Kumon, and Kazuhiro Nakadai
robot audition, sound source localization, multiple signal classification, actual environmental measurement, unmanned aerial vehicle
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Low Latency and High Quality Two-Stage Human-Voice-Enhancement System for a Hose-Shaped Rescue Robot
Yoshiaki Bando, Hiroshi Saruwatari, Nobutaka Ono, Shoji Makino, Katsutoshi Itoyama, Daichi Kitamura, Masaru Ishimura, Moe Takakusaki, Narumi Mae, Kouei Yamaoka, Yutaro Matsui, Yuichi Ambe, Masashi Konyo, Satoshi Tadokoro, Kazuyoshi Yoshii, and Hiroshi G. Okuno
hose-shaped rescue robot, blind human-voice enhancement, search and rescue, robot audition
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
HARKBird: Exploring Acoustic Interactions in Bird Communities Using a Microphone Array
Reiji Suzuki, Shiho Matsubayashi, Richard W. Hedley, Kazuhiro Nakadai, and Hiroshi G. Okuno
bird songs, localization, temporal soundscape partitioning, microphone array, HARK
No.1 - Vol.29
No.1
(2017)
Bird Song Scene Analysis Using a Spatial-Cue-Based Probabilistic Model
Ryosuke Kojima, Osamu Sugiyama, Kotaro Hoshiba, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Reiji Suzuki, and Charles E. Taylor
bird song identification, robot audition, scene understanding, probabilistic model

Count period : Jan. 1 - Feb. 28, 2017

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, December 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
A Study of Power-Assist Technology to Reduce Body Burden During Loading and Unloading Operations by Support of Knee Joint Motion
Yoshihiko Naruoka, Naruaki Hiramitsu, and Yusuke Mitsuya
power assist, knee assist, logistics work, wearable, exoskeleton
No.1 - Vol.22
No.3
(2010)
Development of a Robot Balanced on a Ball - First Report, Implementation of the Robot and Basic Control -
Masaaki Kumagai and Takaya Ochiai
inverted pendulum, ball balance, stepping motor, omnidirectional wheel, ballbot
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Robot with Simple Navigation System for Tsukuba Challenge 2015
Yuta Kanuki and Naoya Ohta
minimal autonomous mover, 2D environment map, pyramid map matching, color image processing
No.1 1 Vol.28
No.5
(2016)
Design and Experimental Evaluation of a Performance-Driven PID Controller
Toru Yamamoto, Takuya Kinoshita, Yoshihiro Ohnishi, and Sirish L. Shah
control performance assessment, performance-driven control, process control, PID control, closed-loop data
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
A Wearable Encounter-Type Haptic Device Suitable for Combination with Visual Display
Shunsuke Komizunai, Keisuke Nishizaki, Kyohei Wada, Takuya Kijima, and Atsushi Konno
haptic device, encounter-type, wearable, virtual reality, interaction
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Development of an Intraoral Interface for Human-Ability Extension Robots
Uori Koike, Guillermo Enriquez, Takanobu Miwa, Huei Ee Yap, Madoka Kabasawa, and Shuji Hashimoto
augmented human, assistive technologies, human-ability extension robots, intraoral interface, extended body
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot that Can Navigate in Rainy Situations
Naoki Akai, Yasunari Kakigi, Shogo Yoneyama, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, Real World Robot Challenge, navigation in rainy situation, influence of rain against sensors
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 2 Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Error Evaluation Method of Approximated Inverse Kinematics for Parallel-Wire Driven System – Basic Study for Three-Wire Planar System –
Hitoshi Kino, Nobuhiro Okubo, Toshihide Ikeda, and Hiroaki Ochi
kinematics, error, position, analysis, approximation
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Passivity-Based Tracking Control for Uncertain Nonlinear Feedback Systems
Ni Bu and Mingcong Deng
passivity-based control, robust right coprime factorization, isomorphism, uncertainty
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation Using Scene Matching with Local Features
Toshiaki Shioya, Kazushige Kogure, Tomoyuki Iwata, and Naoya Ohta
local feature, view sequence, autonomous mobile robot, self-localization
No.1 - Vol.28
No.6
(2016)
Needle Tip Position Accuracy Evaluation Experiment for Puncture Robot in Remote Center Control
Kohei Sugiyama, Takayuki Matsuno, Tetsushi Kamegawa, Takao Hiraki, Hirotaka Nakaya, Masayuki Nakamura, Akira Yanou, and Mamoru Minami
surgical assistance robot, interventional radiology, puncture robot

Count period : December 1-31, 2016

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, November 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 2 Vol.28
No.5
(2016)
Design and Experimental Evaluation of a Performance-Driven PID Controller
Toru Yamamoto, Takuya Kinoshita, Yoshihiro Ohnishi, and Sirish L. Shah
control performance assessment, performance-driven control, process control, PID control, closed-loop data
No.1 - Vol.20
No.4
(2008)
Hierarchical Implicit Feedback Structure in Passive Dynamic Walking
Yasuhiro Sugimoto and Koichi Osuka
Passive Dynamic Walking, Poincaré map, stability analysis, bifurcation
No.1 - Vol.22
No.1
(2010)
Dynamic Locomotion of Quadrupeds Tekken3&4 Using Simple Navigation
Yasuhiro Fukuoka, Hiroki Katabuchi, and Hiroshi Kimura
quadruped robot, central pattern generator (CPG), dynamic walking, navigation
No.1 - Vol.23
No.2
(2011)
3D Terrain Reconstruction by Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Using SIFT-Based Monocular SLAM
Taro Suzuki, Yoshiharu Amano, Takumi Hashizume,
and Shinji Suzuki
SLAM, SIFT, UAV, 3D reconstruction
No.1 - Vol.27
No.6
(2015)
Human Detection and Face Recognition Using 3D Structure of Head and Face Surfaces Detected by RGB-D Sensor
Michio Tanaka, Hiroki Matsubara, and Takashi Morie
home service robot, image processing, human detection and recognition, RGB-D sensor
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Drone Technology, Cutting-Edge Drone Business, and Future Prospects
Kenzo Nonami
drone, mini-surveyor, drone business, cutting-edge drone technology, mini-surveyor consortium
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Practical Applications of HORNET to Inspect Walls of Structures
Yuhei Tokura, Kohei Toba, and Yogo Takada
mobile robot, operation stability, vertical wall, inspection, outdoor activity
No.1 1 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 - Vol.28
No.5
(2016)
Fictitious Reference Signal Based Real-Time Update of State Feedback Gains and its Experimental Verification
Yuki Okano and Osamu Kaneko
data-driven control, fictitious reference iterative tuning, real-time control, state feedback gains, integral type servo systems
No.1 - Vol.28
No.5
(2016)
FRIT of Internal Model Controllers for Poorly Damped Linear Time Invariant Systems: Kautz Expansion Approach
Hnin Si and Osamu Kaneko
data-driven approach, fictitious reference iterative tuning (FRIT), internal model control (IMC), poorly damped systems, Kautz expansion
No.1 - Vol.1
No.1
(1989)
A Concept of Mechatronics
Makoto Kajitani

Count period : November 1-30, 2016

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, October 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.14
No.5
(2002)
Real-time Auditory and Visual Multiple-speaker Tracking For Human-robot Interaction
Kazuhiro Nakadai, Ken-ichi Hidai, Hiroshi G. Okuno, Hiroshi Mizoguchi and Hiroaki Kitano
active audition, audio-visual integration, speaker tracking, human-robot interaction
No.1 - Vol.22
No.3
(2010)
Pitch-Cluster-Map Based Daily Sound Recognition for Mobile Robot Audition
Yoko Sasaki, Masahito Kaneyoshi, Satoshi Kagami,
Hiroshi Mizoguchi, and Tadashi Enomoto
sound identification, microphone array, mobile robot
No.1 1 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 - Vol.19
No.3
(2007)
Sound Localization and Separation for Mobile Robot Tele-Operation by Tri-Concentric Microphone Array
Yoko Sasaki, Saori Masunaga, Simon Thompson,
Satoshi Kagami, and Hiroshi Mizoguchi
microphone array, sound localization and separation, tele-operated mobile robot
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Current State of the Art of Multi-Axis Control Machine Tools and CAM System
Yoshimi Takeuchi
multi-axis-control NC machine tools, CAM system, CL data, NC data, efficient machining
No.1 3 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Robot with Simple Navigation System for Tsukuba Challenge 2015
Yuta Kanuki and Naoya Ohta
minimal autonomous mover, 2D environment map, pyramid map matching, color image processing
No.1 4 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot that Can Navigate in Rainy Situations
Naoki Akai, Yasunari Kakigi, Shogo Yoneyama, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, Real World Robot Challenge, navigation in rainy situation, influence of rain against sensors
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Visual Servoing for Underwater Vehicle Using Dual-Eyes Evolutionary Real-Time Pose Tracking
Myo Myint, Kenta Yonemori, Akira Yanou, Khin Nwe Lwin, Mamoru Minami, and Shintaro Ishiyama
visual servoing, stereo camera, genetic algorithm, underwater vehicle, model-based recognition
No.1 - Vol.28
No.5
(2016)
Design and Experimental Evaluation of a Performance-Driven PID Controller
Toru Yamamoto, Takuya Kinoshita, Yoshihiro Ohnishi, and Sirish L. Shah
control performance assessment, performance-driven control, process control, PID control, closed-loop data
No.1 - Vol.28
No.5
(2016)
Antisway Control for a Rotary Crane by Using Evolutionary Computation
Akira Abe and Keisuke Okabe
antisway control, trajectory generation, open-loop control, particle swarm optimization, rotary crane
No.1 - Vol.28
No.5
(2016)
Adaptive Speed Control of Wheeled Mobile Robot on Uncertain Road Condition
Kyosuke Terada, Hiroyasu Miura, Masayuki Okugawa, and Yoshimitsu Kobayashi
rectilinearity, road condition, speed control, simple adaptive control, wheeled mobile robot

Count period : October 1-31, 2016

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, September 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 4 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 5 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Bipedal Locomotion Control Based on Simultaneous Trajectory and Foot Step Planning
Kouta Goto, Yuichi Tazaki, and Tatsuya Suzuki
biped locomotion control, trajectory planning, model predictive control
No.1 1 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Robot with Simple Navigation System for Tsukuba Challenge 2015
Yuta Kanuki and Naoya Ohta
minimal autonomous mover, 2D environment map, pyramid map matching, color image processing
No.1 2 Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot that Can Navigate in Rainy Situations
Naoki Akai, Yasunari Kakigi, Shogo Yoneyama, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, Real World Robot Challenge, navigation in rainy situation, influence of rain against sensors

Count period : September 1-30, 2016

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, August 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Robot with Simple Navigation System for Tsukuba Challenge 2015
Yuta Kanuki and Naoya Ohta
minimal autonomous mover, 2D environment map, pyramid map matching, color image processing
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot that Can Navigate in Rainy Situations
Naoki Akai, Yasunari Kakigi, Shogo Yoneyama, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, Real World Robot Challenge, navigation in rainy situation, influence of rain against sensors
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Recognition Method Applied to Smart Dump 9 Using Multi-Beam 3D LiDAR for the Tsukuba Challenge
Yoshihiro Takita, Shinya Ohkawa, and Hisashi Date
Real World Robotics Challenge, mobile robot, 3D LiDAR, identification
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot “MML-05” Based on i-Cart Mini for Tsukuba Challenge 2015
Tomoyoshi Eda, Tadahiro Hasegawa, Shingo Nakamura, and Shin’ichi Yuta
autonomous mobile robot, Tsukuba Challenge 2015, map matching, wheel odometry, downhill simplex method
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Prototyping of Kinematics Simulator for Supporting Autonomous Mobile Robot Development
Kitaro Shimane, Ryo Ueda, and Susumu Tarao
Real World Robot Challenge, autonomous mobile robot, kinematics simulator, Monte Carlo localization
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Oncoming Human Avoidance for Autonomous Mobile Robot Based on Gait Characteristics
Tetsuo Tomizawa and Yuya Shibata
pedestrian avoidance, gait characteristics, landing timing
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Monocular Vision-Based Localization Using ORB-SLAM with LIDAR-Aided Mapping in Real-World Robot Challenge
Adi Sujiwo, Tomohito Ando, Eijiro Takeuchi, Yoshiki Ninomiya, and Masato Edahiro
visual localization, autonomous vehicle, field robotics, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 - Vol.28
No.4
(2016)
Human Detection by Fourier Descriptors and Fuzzy Color Histograms with Fuzzy c-Means Method
Shohei Akimoto, Tomokazu Takahashi, Masato Suzuki, Yasuhiko Arai, and Seiji Aoyagi
RGB-D sensor, human detection, Fourier descriptors, color histogram, fuzzy c-means method

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, July 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Drone Technology, Cutting-Edge Drone Business, and Future Prospects
Kenzo Nonami
drone, mini-surveyor, drone business, cutting-edge drone technology, mini-surveyor consortium
No.1 1 Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
A Simple Autonomous Flight Control of Multicopter Using Only Web Camera
Kazuya Sato and Ryuichiro Daikoku
autonomous flight control, multicopter, web camera
No.1 - Vol.23
No.2
(2011)
Development of Soft Power-Assist Glove and Control Based on Human Intent
Yoko Kadowaki, Toshiro Noritsugu, Masahiro Takaiwa,
Daisuke Sasaki, and Machiko Kato
wearable robot, welfare robot, artificial pneumatic rubber muscle, power-assist wear, hand motion
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Flight Characteristics of Quad Rotor Helicopter with Thrust Vectoring Equipment
Akitaka Imamura, Masafumi Miwa, and Junichi Hino
quad rotor, UAV, ducted fan, extra thruster, tilting rotor

Count period : July 1-31, 2016

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, June 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
On High-Performance Airfoil at Very Low Reynolds Number
Katsuya Hirata, Ryo Nozawa, Shogo Kondo, Kazuki Onishi, and Hirochika Tanigawa
low Reynolds number, airfoil, blade, wing, aerodynamics
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
A Simple Autonomous Flight Control of Multicopter Using Only Web Camera
Kazuya Sato and Ryuichiro Daikoku
autonomous flight control, multicopter, web camera
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Reduced-Order Observer Based Sliding Mode Control for a Quad-Rotor Helicopter
Reesa Akbar, Bambang Sumantri, Hitoshi Katayama, Shigenori Sano, and Naoki Uchiyama
reduced-order observer, quad-rotor helicopter, sampler data system, sliding mode controller, tracking control
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Arbitrary Attitude Hovering Control of Quad Tilt Rotor Helicopter
Masafumi Miwa, Shinji Uemura, and Akitaka Imamura
attitude control, tilt rotor helicopter, quad rotor helicopter
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Drone Technology, Cutting-Edge Drone Business, and Future Prospects
Kenzo Nonami
drone, mini-surveyor, drone business, cutting-edge drone technology, mini-surveyor consortium
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
LED Panel Detection and Pattern Discrimination Using UAV’s On-Board Camera for Autoflight Control
Hiroyuki Ukida and Masafumi Miwa
UAV, LED panel, auto flight control, pattern discrimination, Fourier transformation
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Trial Production of Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircraft Based on Tricopter
Kiyoteru Hayama and Hiroki Irie
UAV, VTOL, tricopter, tail sitter, flying robot
No.1 - Vol.28
No.3
(2016)
Practical Applications of HORNET to Inspect Walls of Structures
Yuhei Tokura, Kohei Toba, and Yogo Takada
mobile robot, operation stability, vertical wall, inspection, outdoor activity

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, May 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.26
No.2
(2014)
Autonomous Navigation Based on Magnetic and Geometric Landmarks on Environmental Structure in Real World
Naoki Akai, Kazumichi Inoue, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, magnetic navigation method,Monte Carlo localization, distributed control system, Real World Robot Challenge
No.1 - Vol.26
No.6
(2014)
Human Detecting and Following Mobile Robot Using a Laser Range Sensor
Jianzhao Cai and Takafumi Matsumaru
mobile robot, human detection, human following, laser range scanner, limited velocity
No.1 - Vol.27
No.1
(2015)
Study on Autonomous Intelligent Drive System Based on Potential Field with Hazard Anticipation
Ryosuke Matsumi, Pongsathorn Raksincharoensak, and Masao Nagai
active safety, autonomous intelligent driving, pedestrian, potential fields, hazard-anticipatory knowledge

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, April 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 1 Vol.27
No.6
(2015)
Mechanism and Control of Parallel-Wire Driven System
Hitoshi Kino and Sadao Kawamura
cable, tendon, suspended, crane, parallel
No.1 2 Vol.28
No.1
(2016)
Research and Development of Functional Fluid Mechatronics, Rehabilitation Systems, and Mechatronics of Flexible Drive Systems
Junji Furusho and Naoyuki Takesue
mechatronics, virtual reality, functional fluids, rehabilitation training system, flexible drive system
No.1 - Vol.28
No.2
(2016)
Support System for Slope Shaping Based on a Teleoperated Construction Robot
Katsutoshi Ootsubo, Daichi Kato, Takuya Kawamura, and Hironao Yamada
construction robot, teleoperation, slope shaping, augmented reality

Count period : April 1-30, 2016

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, March 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 2 Vol.27
No.6
(2015)
Mechanism and Control of Parallel-Wire Driven System
Hitoshi Kino and Sadao Kawamura
cable, tendon, suspended, crane, parallel
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Complement Method for Obstructed Area on Images of Multiple Cameras Mounted Behind Crawler Shoe
Kenichi Tokuda, Tatsuya Hirayama, Tetsuya Kinugasa, Takafumi Haji, Hisanori Amano, and Kazunori Yasuda
rescue robot, remote control, image processing, removal of obstructed area, vision for crawler robot
No.1 2 Vol.28
No.1
(2016)
Collision Avoidance Using Contact Information with Multiple Objects by Multi-Leg Robot
Tomohito Takubo, Keishi Kominami, Kenichi Ohara, Yasushi Mae, and Tatsuo Arai
multi-legged robot, hexapod robot, obstacle avoidance, motion planning
No.1 1 Vol.28
No.1
(2016)
Research and Development of Functional Fluid Mechatronics, Rehabilitation Systems, and Mechatronics of Flexible Drive Systems
Junji Furusho and Naoyuki Takesue
mechatronics, virtual reality, functional fluids, rehabilitation training system, flexible drive system
No.1 - Vol.28
No.1
(2016)
Toward Understanding Pedagogical Relationship in Human-Robot Interaction
Hirofumi Okazaki, Yusuke Kanai, Masa Ogata, Komei Hasegawa, Kentaro Ishii, and Michita Imai
pedagogical relationship, human-robot interaction, natural interaction

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, February 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.28
No.1
(2016)
Research and Development of Functional Fluid Mechatronics, Rehabilitation Systems, and Mechatronics of Flexible Drive Systems
Junji Furusho and Naoyuki Takesue
mechatronics, virtual reality, functional fluids, rehabilitation training system, flexible drive system
No.1 - Vol.27
No.6
(2015)
Mechanism and Control of Parallel-Wire Driven System
Hitoshi Kino and Sadao Kawamura
cable, tendon, suspended, crane, parallel
No.1 - Vol.28
No.1
(2016)
Collision Avoidance Using Contact Information with Multiple Objects by Multi-Leg Robot
Tomohito Takubo, Keishi Kominami, Kenichi Ohara, Yasushi Mae, and Tatsuo Arai
multi-legged robot, hexapod robot, obstacle avoidance, motion planning
No.1 - Vol.27
No.6
(2015)
FPGA-Based Stereo Vision System Using Gradient Feature Correspondence
Hayato Hagiwara, Yasufumi Touma, Kenichi Asami, and Mochimitsu Komori
stereo vision, corner detection, feature description, gradient features, FPGA

Count period : February 1-29, 2016

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, January 2016

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Visual Navigation of a Wheeled Mobile Robot Using Front Image in Semi-Structured Environment
Keita Kurashiki, Mareus Aguilar, and Sakon Soontornvanichkit
autonomous navigation, image based control, nonholonomic mobile robot, semi-structured environment, Tsukuba Challenge
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot Based on Accurate Map in the Tsukuba Challenge 2014
Junji Eguchi and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, DGPS, 3D-laser scanner, particle filter, occupancy grid map
No.1 - Vol.26
No.2
(2014)
Person Detection Method Based on Color Layout in Real World Robot Challenge 2013
Kenji Yamauchi, Naoki Akai, Ryutaro Unai,
Kazumichi Inoue, and Koichi Ozaki
Real World Robot Challenge, autonomous mobile robot, image processing, person detection, color layout
No.1 - Vol.26
No.2
(2014)
Autonomous Navigation Based on Magnetic and Geometric Landmarks on Environmental Structure in Real World
Naoki Akai, Kazumichi Inoue, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, magnetic navigation method,Monte Carlo localization, distributed control system, Real World Robot Challenge
No.1 - Vol.26
No.2
(2014)
A Robust NavigationMethod for Mobile Robots in Real-World Environments
Sam Ann Rahok, Hirohisa Oneda, Akio Tanaka,
and Koichi Ozaki
mobile robot, navigation, magnetic field
No.1 - Vol.26
No.2
(2014)
Pre-Driving Needless System for Autonomous Mobile Robots Navigation in Real World Robot Challenge 2013
Masanobu Saito, Kentaro Kiuchi, Shogo Shimizu,
Takayuki Yokota, Yusuke Fujino, Takato Saito,
and Yoji Kuroda
navigation, consistent localization, traversability, motion planning, human target detection
No.1 - Vol.26
No.2
(2014)
Autonomous Navigation of a Mobile Robot Based on GNSS/DR Integration in Outdoor Environments
Taro Suzuki, Mitsunori Kitamura, Yoshiharu Amano,
and Nobuaki Kubo
mobile robot, GPS, GPS/DR, navigation

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, December 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.25
No.2
(2013)
Improvement of a Screw Drive In-Pipe Robot with Pathway Selection Mechanism to Pass Through T-Branches
Taiki Nishimura, Atsushi Kakogawa, and Shugen Ma
in-pipe robot, pipeline inspection, screw drive, differential mechanism
No.1 - Vol.4
No.1
(1992)
Force Display for Presentation of Rigidity of Virtual Objects
Hiroo Iwata, Takashi Nakagawa and Takahiro Nakashima
Artificial reality, Force display, Haptic feedback, Rigid body, Elastic body
No.1 - Vol.19
No.2
(2007)
Modeling and Feedforward Flow Rate Control of Automatic Pouring System with Real Ladle
Yoshiyuki Noda and Kazuhiko Terashima
automatic pouring system, flow rate control, modeling, feedforward control, inverse dynamics
No.1 - Vol.20
No.1
(2008)
Bio-Inspired Real-Time Robot Vision for Collision Avoidance
Hirotsugu Okuno and Tetsuya Yagi
collision avoidance, robot vision, bio-inspired, silicon retina

Count period : December 1-31, 2015

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, November 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.17
No.2
(2005)
Development of a Hydraulically-Driven Flexible Manipulator for Neurosurgery
Haruna Okayasu, Jun Okamoto, Hiroshi Iseki,
and Masakatsu G. Fujie
minimally invasive surgery, hydraulically driven system, neurosurgery
No.1 - Vol.25
No.3
(2013)
Grasp Motion Planning with Redundant DOF of Grasping Pose
Kazuyuki Nagase and Yasumichi Aiyama
manipulation, motion planning, collision avoidance, redundancy, impedance control
No.1 - Vol.27
No.1
(2015)
Study on Autonomous Intelligent Drive System Based on Potential Field with Hazard Anticipation
Ryosuke Matsumi, Pongsathorn Raksincharoensak, and Masao Nagai
active safety, autonomous intelligent driving, pedestrian, potential fields, hazard-anticipatory knowledge
No.1 - Vol.18
No.3
(2006)
Development of Practical 3-Dimensional Active Cord Mechanism ACM-R4
Hiroya Yamada, and Shigeo Hirose
active cord mechanism, snake-like robot
No.1 - Vol.17
No.5
(2005)
Stand-Alone Wearable Power Assist Suit –Development and Availability–
Mineo Ishii, Keijiro Yamamoto, and Kazuhito Hyodo
power assist suit, exoskeleton, muscle tenseness sensor, pneumatic actuator, embedded microcomputer
No.1 - Vol.18
No.3
(2006)
Development of a Peristaltic Crawling Robot Based on Earthworm Locomotion
Taro Nakamura, Takashi Kato, Tomohide Iwanaga,
and Yoichi Muranaka
peristaltic crawling, earthworm, robot, locomotion pattern

Count period : November 1-30, 2015

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, October 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.27
No.5
(2015)
Performance-Driven Adaptive Output Feedback Control with Direct Design of PFC
Taro Takagi, Ikuro Mizumoto, and Junpei Tsunematsu
performance-driven control, adaptive output feedback control, ASPR, PFC, two-tank process
No.1 - Vol.26
No.3
(2014)
Development of Rehabilitation Systems for the Limbs Using Functional Fluids
Junji Furusho and Makoto Haraguchi
rehabilitation robot, functional fluid, ER fluid, MR fluid, virtual reality
No.1 - Vol.19
No.1
(2007)
Development of a Quadruped Walking Robot TITAN XI for Steep Slope Operation - Step Over Gait to Avoid Concrete Frames on Steep Slopes -
Ryuichi Hodoshima, Takahiro Doi, Yasushi Fukuda,
Shigeo Hirose, Toshihito Okamoto, and Junichi Mori
quadruped walking robot, intermittent crawl gait, terrain-adaptive gait, concrete frame avoidance, map generation
No.1 - Vol.25
No.3
(2013)
Local Ablation of a Single Cell Using Micro/Nano Bubbles
Hiroki Kuriki, Yoko Yamanishi, Shinya Sakuma,
Satoshi Akagi, and Fumihito Arai
micro-bubble, enucleation, ablation
No.1 - Vol.19
No.6
(2007)
Evaluation of a Wearable Sensor System Monitoring Posture Changes and Activities for Use in Rehabilitation
Kosuke Motoi, Shinobu Tanaka, Yutaka Kuwae,
Tadahiko Yuji, Yuji Higashi, Toshiro Fujimoto,
and Ken-ichi Yamakoshi
wearable system, posture change, activity, rehabilitation
No.1 - Vol.27
No.5
(2015)
A Study of Effective Prediction Methods of the State-Action Pair for Robot Control Using Online SVR
Masashi Sugimoto and Kentarou Kurashige
No.1 - Vol.27
No.5
(2015)
Preliminary Design of a Three-Finger Underactuated Adaptive End Effector with a Breakaway Clutch Mechanism
Kuat Telegenov, Yedige Tlegenov, Shahid Hussain, and Almas Shintemirov
underactuated robotic end effector, gear train mechanism, breakaway clutch mechanism, 3D printing, adaptive grasping

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, September 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Development of an Autonomous Mobile Robot with Self-Localization and Searching Target in a Real Environment
Masatoshi Nomatsu, Youhei Suganuma, Yosuke Yui, and Yutaka Uchimura
autonomous mobile robot, self localization, 3D laser range finder, map matching method, point cloud processing
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Open Experiment of Autonomous Navigation of Mobile Robots in the City: Tsukuba Challenge 2014 and the Results
Shin'ichi Yuta
Tsukuba Challenge, autonomous mobile robots, autonomous navigation in city environment, open experiment, real world
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Development of Mobile Robot “SARA” that Completed Mission in Real World Robot Challenge 2014
Naoki Akai, Kenji Yamauchi, Kazumichi Inoue, Yasunari Kakigi, Yuki Abe, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, Real World Robot Challenge, robot design, magnetic field, person detection
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot Using Articulated Steering Vehicle and Lateral Guiding Method
Shinya Ohkawa, Yoshihiro Takita, Hisashi Date, and Kazuhiro Kobayashi
mobile robot, articulated steering vehicle, lateral guiding method, Real World Robotics Challenges
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot Based on Accurate Map in the Tsukuba Challenge 2014
Junji Eguchi and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, DGPS, 3D-laser scanner, particle filter, occupancy grid map
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
A Wearable Haptic Device Based on Twisting Wire Actuators for Feedback of Tactile Pressure Information
M. Reza Motamedi, David Florant, and Vincent Duchaine
wire actuator, haptics, grasping force, touch sensitivity, static modality

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, August 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Open Experiment of Autonomous Navigation of Mobile Robots in the City: Tsukuba Challenge 2014 and the Results
Shin'ichi Yuta
Tsukuba Challenge, autonomous mobile robots, autonomous navigation in city environment, open experiment, real world
No.1 - Vol.27
No.3
(2015)
Linear Quadratic Optimal Regulator for Steady State Drifting of Rear Wheel Drive Vehicle
Ronnapee Chaichaowarat and Witaya Wannasuphoprasit
vehicle dynamics, automotive control, drifting, nonlinear control systems, quadratics optimal regulators
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
A Person Detection Method Using 3D Laser Scanner – Proposal of Efficient Grouping Method of Point Cloud Data –
Kento Hosaka and Tetsuo Tomizawa
Real World Robot Challenge, 3D laser scanner, target person detection, grouping
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Development of Mobile Robot “SARA” that Completed Mission in Real World Robot Challenge 2014
Naoki Akai, Kenji Yamauchi, Kazumichi Inoue, Yasunari Kakigi, Yuki Abe, and Koichi Ozaki
autonomous mobile robot, Real World Robot Challenge, robot design, magnetic field, person detection
No.1 - Vol.27
No.4
(2015)
Development of Autonomous Mobile Robot Using Articulated Steering Vehicle and Lateral Guiding Method
Shinya Ohkawa, Yoshihiro Takita, Hisashi Date, and Kazuhiro Kobayashi
mobile robot, articulated steering vehicle, lateral guiding method, Real World Robotics Challenges

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, July 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.27
No.3
(2015)
Linear Quadratic Optimal Regulator for Steady State Drifting of Rear Wheel Drive Vehicle
Ronnapee Chaichaowarat and Witaya Wannasuphoprasit
vehicle dynamics, automotive control, drifting, nonlinear control systems, quadratics optimal regulators
No.1 - Vol.27
No.3
(2015)
Development of a Robust Path-Planning Algorithm Using Virtual Obstacles for an Autonomous Mobile Robot
Kentaro Ueno, Tetsuo Kinoshita, Kazuyuki Kobayashi, and Kajiro Watanabe
switching, path planning, potential path planning
No.1 - Vol.27
No.3
(2015)
Behavior Acquisition in Partially Observable Environments by Autonomous Segmentation of the Observation Space
Kousuke Inoue, Tamio Arai, and Jun Ota
learning, partially observable Markov decision process, autonomous state-space construction
No.1 - Vol.27
No.3
(2015)
Parameter Tuning in the Application of Stochastic Resonance to Redundant Sensor Systems
Nagisa Koyama, Shuhei Ikemoto, and Koh Hosoda
stochastic resonance, biomimetics, tactile sensing
No.1 - Vol.19
No.1
(2007)
Master-Slave Control for Construction Robot Teleoperation - Application of a Velocity Control with a Force Feedback Model -
Hironao Yamada, Gong Ming-de, and Zhao Dingxuan
construction machinery, robot, hydraulic actuator, master-slave control, force feedback

Count period : July 1-31, 2015

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, June 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.20
No.6
(2008)
Muscle Strength Estimation Using Musculo-Skeletal Model for Upper Limb Rehabilitation
Tatsuya Okada, Takashi Imamura, Takanori Miyoshi,
Kazuhiko Terashima, Yoshifumi Yasuda,
and Takuo Suzuki
Musculo-skeletal model, EMG, MRI, muscle strength, output force
No.1 - Vol.27
No.3
(2015)
Linear Quadratic Optimal Regulator for Steady State Drifting of Rear Wheel Drive Vehicle
Ronnapee Chaichaowarat and Witaya Wannasuphoprasit
vehicle dynamics, automotive control, drifting, nonlinear control systems, quadratics optimal regulators
No.1 - Vol.27
No.3
(2015)
Development of a Robust Path-Planning Algorithm Using Virtual Obstacles for an Autonomous Mobile Robot
Kentaro Ueno, Tetsuo Kinoshita, Kazuyuki Kobayashi, and Kajiro Watanabe
switching, path planning, potential path planning
No.1 - Vol.23
No.2
(2011)
Study on a Practical Robotic Follower to Support Daily Life - Mobile Robot Development for Home Oxygen Therapy Patients with the “Hyper Tether” -
Masatsugu Iribe, Hideaki Matsuda, Hiroyuki Aizawa,
Gen Endo, and Toshio Takubo
robotic follower, hyper-tether, home oxygen therapy, oxygen tank
No.1 - Vol.20
No.5
(2008)
Biped Landing Pattern Modification Method and Walking Experiments in Outdoor Environment
Kenji Hashimoto, Yusuke Sugahara, Hun-Ok Lim,
and Atsuo Takanishi
biped walking, human-carrying robot, uneven terrain, pattern modification, nonlinear admittance control
No.1 - Vol.25
No.1
(2013)
Development of Active 3-DOF Rotational Ball Joint with Hollow Shaft Motors
Yong Yu, Yoshitaka Narita, Yoshinori Harada,
and Toshimi Nakao
three-DOF ball joint, active rotation joint, parallel mechanism, hollow shaft motor
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Effects of Haptic and 3D Audio Feedback on Operator Performance and Workload for Quadrotor UAVs in Indoor Environments
Robert M. Philbrick and Mark B. Colton
unmanned aerial vehicles, haptics, force feedback, 3D audio, multimodal interaction

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, May 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Kinematics Analysis of Serial-Parallel Hybrid Humanoid Robot in Reaching Movement
Li Qin, Fucai Liu, Tiantian Hou, and Lihuan Liang
hybrid humanoid manipulator, kinematics analysis, human-like posture, fuzzy logic compensator
No.1 - Vol.19
No.5
(2007)
Optically Driven Micromanipulators with Rotating Arms
Shoji Maruo and Yojiro Hiratsuka
micromanipulator, optical trapping, two-photon microstereolithography, photopolymer
No.1 - Vol.26
No.3
(2014)
Robust Hybrid Control for Two-Dimensional Handheld Micromanipulator
Sungwan Boksuwan, Taworn Benjanarasuth, Chisato Kanamori,
and Hisayuki Aoyama
handheld micromanipulator, parallel beam structure, explicit MPC, PID controller
No.1 - Vol.16
No.1
(2004)
Development of Robot Using Pneumatic Artificial Rubber Muscles to Operate Construction Machinery
Kenji Kawashima, Takahiro Sasaki,
Toshiyuki Miyata, Naohiro Nakamura,
Masato Sekiguchi, and Toshiharu Kagawa
pneumatic, remote control, robot arm, rubber muscle
No.1 - Vol.20
No.2
(2008)
Study on a Variable Stiffness Mechanism Using Wire Spring
Yasuo Hayashibara
variable stiffness mechanism, wire spring, stretch robot
No.1 - Vol.25
No.2
(2013)
A Photoelastic Tactile Sensor to Measure Contact Pressure Distributions on Object Surfaces
Taku Nakamura, Fuminobu Kimura, and Akio Yamamoto
tactile sensor, photoelasticity, contact pressure distribution
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Rehabilitation Systems Based on Visualization Techniques: A Review
Toshiaki Tsuji and Kunihiro Ogata
rehabilitation, visualization, virtual reality, motion control

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JRM Most Downloaded Papers, April 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Rehabilitation Systems Based on Visualization Techniques: A Review
Toshiaki Tsuji and Kunihiro Ogata
rehabilitation, visualization, virtual reality, motion control
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Development of Automatic Steering System by Modeling Human Behavior Based on Optical Flow
Yuki Okafuji, Takanori Fukao, and Hiroshi Inou
optical flow, steering system, driving support
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Wearable Device for High-Speed Hand Pose Estimation with a Ultrasmall Camera
Motomasa Tomida and Kiyoshi Hoshino
wearable hand capture, hand pose estimation, dimension compression of image characteristic quantity, hand image without fingertip, remote robot control
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
A Robust Appearance Model and Similarity Measure for Image Matching
Dong Liang, Shun’ ichi Kaneko, and Yutaka Satoh
similarity measure, illumination invariance, image matching
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Complement Method for Obstructed Area on Images of Multiple Cameras Mounted Behind Crawler Shoe
Kenichi Tokuda, Tatsuya Hirayama, Tetsuya Kinugasa, Takafumi Haji, Hisanori Amano, and Kazunori Yasuda
rescue robot, remote control, image processing, removal of obstructed area, vision for crawler robot
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Model-Based Footstep Planning Method for Biped Walking on 3D Field
Daiki Kobayashi, Tomohito Takubo, and Atsushi Ueno
biped robot, footstep planning, walking
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Stable Position and Pose Estimation of Industrial Parts Using Evaluation of Observability of 3D Vector Pairs
Shuichi Akizuki and Manabu Hashimoto
position and pose estimation, bin-picking, vector pair, point cloud data
No.1 - Vol.27
No.2
(2015)
Fast and Robust Vision System for Shogi Robot
Gou Koutaki and Keiichi Uchimura
shogi robot, arm picking, multi-class pattern recognition

Count period : April 1-30, 2015

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, March 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.27
No.1
(2015)
Study on Autonomous Intelligent Drive System Based on Potential Field with Hazard Anticipation
Ryosuke Matsumi, Pongsathorn Raksincharoensak, and Masao Nagai
active safety, autonomous intelligent driving, pedestrian, potential fields, hazard-anticipatory knowledge
No.1 - Vol.5
No.2
(1993)
Vehicle License Number Recognition System for Measuring Travel Time
Hisashi Kurosaki, Makoto Yagi and Hisanori Yokosuka
Vehicle identification, Vehicle license number, Image processing, Character recognition, Travel time
No.1 - Vol.26
No.4
(2014)
Development of Flexible Manufacturing System
Yasuhiko Yamazaki, Katsuhiko Sugito, and Sojiro Tsuc
flexible manufacturing system, robot, lifecycle cost, module, plug and play
No.1 - Vol.26
No.6
(2014)
Human Detecting and Following Mobile Robot Using a Laser Range Sensor
Jianzhao Cai and Takafumi Matsumaru
mobile robot, human detection, human following, laser range scanner, limited velocity
No.1 - Vol.12
No.2
(2000)
Real-time FEM Control System for Connected Piezoelectric Actuators
Daigoro Isobe, Hiroshi Nakamura and Ryuta Shimizu
finite element method (FEM), piezoelectric actuators, high redundancy, parallel control, creep deformation, residual strain
No.1 - Vol.14
No.4
(2002)
Omnidirectional Cart with Power-assist System
Shigeki Fujiwara, Hitoshi Kitano, Hideki Yamashita, Hiroshi Maeda and Hideo Fukunaga
power-assist system, omnidirectional vehicle, universal wheel, meal delivery cart in hospital
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Analysis and Optimization for Balancing Mechanism of High-Speed & Heavy-Load Manipulators
Yongfei Xiao, Shuhui Bi, Xuelin Wang,
Xiangdong Li, and Xinjian Fan
balancing mechanism, optimized design, payload capacity, dynamic model, nonlinear influence
No.1 - Vol.27
No.1
(2015)
Landing Motion of a Legged Robot with Minimization of Impact Force and Joint Torque
Xianglong Wan, Takateru Urakubo, and Yukio Tada
singular configuration, multi-objective optimization, motion planning, impact dynamics

Count period : March 1-31, 2015

JRM Most Downloaded Papers, February 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 1 Vol.26
No.6
(2014)
NANBA Walking Robot (JIZAI Movement of Physical Body Using State Transition with Instability)
Yoshihiko Kawazoe
humanoid biped robot, distributed control of physical body, state transition, robustness, subsumption architecture
No.1 - Vol.18
No.3
(2006)
Development of a Peristaltic Crawling Robot Based on Earthworm Locomotion
Taro Nakamura, Takashi Kato, Tomohide Iwanaga,
and Yoichi Muranaka
peristaltic crawling, earthworm, robot, locomotion pattern
No.1 - Vol.22
No.6
(2010)
Real-Time Decision Making for Autonomous City Vehicles
Andrei Furda and Ljubo Vlacic
autonomous city vehicles, real-time decision making, intelligent control
No.1 - Vol.19
No.5
(2007)
Liquid Crystal Actuator Using Nematic π-Cell
Yoshitaka Mieda and Katsushi Furutani
liquid crystals, actuator, π-cell, back flow, manipulation
No.1 - Vol.18
No.3
(2006)
Development of Practical 3-Dimensional Active Cord Mechanism ACM-R4
Hiroya Yamada, and Shigeo Hirose
active cord mechanism, snake-like robot

Count period : February 1-28, 2015

JRM Most downloaded papers, January 2015

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 1 Vol.26
No.6
(2014)
NANBA Walking Robot (JIZAI Movement of Physical Body Using State Transition with Instability)
Yoshihiko Kawazoe
humanoid biped robot, distributed control of physical body, state transition, robustness, subsumption architecture
No.1 - Vol.25
No.1
(2013)
MAV Circular Leader-Follower Formation Control Utilizing Mass-Spring-Damper with Centripetal Force Consideration
Mohammad Fadhil Bin Abas, Syaril Azrad Md. Ali, Daisuke Iwakura,
Yuze Song, and Kenzo Nonami
nonlinear model, virtual spring damper, centripetal force, formation flight, motion capture
No.1 - Vol.26
No.6
(2014)
Development of Expanded Periodical Input Control for Periodic Motion with Multiple Frequency Components
Takuto Yoshifuji, Takayuki Tanaka, and Takashi Kusaka
power assist, skill assist, energy control, semi-active assist mechanism, periodical input control
No.1 - Vol.26
No.6
(2014)
One-Step Prediction for Improving Gear Changing Control of HEVs
Mohammad Khodabakhshian, Lei Feng, and Jan Wikander
hybrid electric vehicle, prediction, fuel efficiency, drivability, ECMS

Count period : January 1-31, 2015

JRM Most downloaded papers, December 2014

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.26
No.6
(2014)
NANBA Walking Robot (JIZAI Movement of Physical Body Using State Transition with Instability)
Yoshihiko Kawazoe
humanoid biped robot, distributed control of physical body, state transition, robustness, subsumption architecture
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Current State of the Art of Multi-Axis Control Machine Tools and CAM System
Yoshimi Takeuchi
multi-axis-control NC machine tools, CAM system, CL data, NC data, efficient machining
No.1 1 Vol.23
No.5
(2011)
Practical Education Curriculum for Autonomous Mobile Robot (Project Learning Program for School Based on Subsumption Architecture)
Yoshihiko Kawazoe, Masaki Mitsuoka, and Sho Masada
robotics, practical education curriculum, autonomous mobile robot, subsumption architecture, perception and action
No.1 - Vol.5
No.6
(1993)
Effect of the Motion in Horizontal Plane on the Stability of Biped Walking
Ryoji Kodama, Toru Nogai and Katsumi Suzuki
Biped walking robot, Motion in horizontal plane, Inverse pendulum model

Count period : December 1-31, 2014

JRM Most downloaded papers, Nobember 2014

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.20
No.2
(2008)
The Development of the Plantar Pressure Sensor Shoes for Gait Analysis
Masaki Hirasawa, Hidetaka Okada, and Makoto Shimojo
plantar pressure, ankle joint torque, sensor shoes, gait analysis, kinetics
No.1 - Vol.22
No.5
(2010)
Rapid and Direct Cell-to-Cell Adherence Using Avidin-Biotin Binding System: Large Aggregate Formation in Suspension Culture and Small Tissue Element Formation Having a Precise Microstructure Using Optical Tweezers
Nobuhiko Kojima, Ken Miura, Tomoki Matsuo,
Hidenari Nakayama, Kikuo Komori, Shoji Takeuchi,
and Yasuyuki Sakai
avidin-biotin binding system, rapid and direct cell-to-cell adherence, single cell manipulation, tissue engineering
No.1 - Vol.25
No.2
(2013)
Improvement of a Screw Drive In-Pipe Robot with Pathway Selection Mechanism to Pass Through T-Branches
Taiki Nishimura, Atsushi Kakogawa, and Shugen Ma
in-pipe robot, pipeline inspection, screw drive, differential mechanism
No.1 - Vol.23
No.6
(2011)
Development of Whole-Body Emotional Expression Humanoid Robot for ADL-Assistive RT Services
Nobutsuna Endo and Atsuo Takanishi
humanoid robot, emotional expression
No.1 - Vol.23
No.3
(2011)
Software Deployment Infrastructure for Component Based RT-Systems
Noriaki Ando, Shinji Kurihara, Geoffrey Biggs,
Takeshi Sakamoto, Hiroyuki Nakamoto,
and Tetsuo Kotoku
software deployment, software platform, distributed systems, RT-middleware, RT-component

Count period : Nobember 1-30, 2014

JRM Most downloaded papers, October 2014

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Current State of the Art of Multi-Axis Control Machine Tools and CAM System
Yoshimi Takeuchi
multi-axis-control NC machine tools, CAM system, CL data, NC data, efficient machining
No.1 2 Vol.23
No.5
(2011)
Practical Education Curriculum for Autonomous Mobile Robot (Project Learning Program for School Based on Subsumption Architecture)
Yoshihiko Kawazoe, Masaki Mitsuoka, and Sho Masada
robotics, practical education curriculum, autonomous mobile robot, subsumption architecture, perception and action
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Development of Robotic Unicycles
Hisanobu Suzuki, Shunji Moromugi, and Takeshi Okura
unicycle, emulation of human unicycle riding, motion control, stability and drive principles, robot
No.1 - Vol.26
No.3
(2014)
High-Speed Vision and its Application Systems
Taku Senoo, Yuji Yamakawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe,
Hiromasa Oku, and Masatoshi Ishikawa
high-speed vision, high-speed robot, book flipping scanning, 1 ms auto pan/tilt, micro visual feedback
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Mobile Nodes Deployment Scheme Design Based on Perceived Probability Model in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Network
Ningning Wu, Juwei Zhang, Qiangyi Li,
Shiwei Li, Yachuang Liu, Yale Wang, and Zhumu Fu
mobile nodes deployment, perceived probability model, wireless sensor network
No.1 - Vol.26
No.5
(2014)
Analysis and Optimization for Balancing Mechanism of High-Speed & Heavy-Load Manipulators
Yongfei Xiao, Shuhui Bi, Xuelin Wang,
Xiangdong Li, and Xinjian Fan
balancing mechanism, optimized design, payload capacity, dynamic model, nonlinear influence

Count period : October 1-31, 2014

JRM Most downloaded papers, September 2014

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.25
No.1
(2013)
Circular Leader-Follower Formation Control of Quad-Rotor Aerial Vehicles
Mohammad Fadhil Bin Abas, Dwi Pebrianti, Syaril Azrad Md. Ali,
Daisuke Iwakura, Yuze Song, Kenzo Nonami,
and Daigo Fujiwara
quad-rotor aerial vehicles, circular leaderfollower formation control, motion tracking system, air turbulence, ground effect
No.1 - Vol.23
No.5
(2011)
Practical Education Curriculum for Autonomous Mobile Robot (Project Learning Program for School Based on Subsumption Architecture)
Yoshihiko Kawazoe, Masaki Mitsuoka, and Sho Masada
robotics, practical education curriculum, autonomous mobile robot, subsumption architecture, perception and action
No.1 - Vol.25
No.1
(2013)
Development of Rehabilitation System for Upper Limbs: PLEMO-P3 System for Hemiplegic Subject (Motor Function Test for Assessment and Training, and Research for Development of Practical Type)
Takuya Ozawa, Junji Furusho, Takehito Kikuchi,
Kazuki Fukushima, Sosuke Tanida, and Takamitsu Fujikawa
rehabilitation robotics, ER brake, sensing device, virtual reality, functional fluid
No.1 - Vol.14
No.1
(2002)
Analysis of Impression of Robot Bodily Expression
Toru Nakata, Taketoshi Mori and Tomomasa Sato
bodily expression, quantitative evaluation of impression, laban Movement analysis, dancing robot, nonverbal communication
No.1 - Vol.23
No.2
(2011)
Development of Soft Power-Assist Glove and Control Based on Human Intent
Yoko Kadowaki, Toshiro Noritsugu, Masahiro Takaiwa,
Daisuke Sasaki, and Machiko Kato
wearable robot, welfare robot, artificial pneumatic rubber muscle, power-assist wear, hand motion
No.1 - Vol.23
No.1
(2011)
Sliding Mode Controller for Stereo Vision Based Autonomous Flight of Quad-Rotor M
Dwi Pebrianti, WeiWang, Daisuke Iwakura, Yuze Song,
and Kenzo Nonami
quad-rotor MAV, stereo vision system, background subtraction object tracking, sliding mode controller, autonomous flight

Count period : September 1-30, 2014

JRM Most downloaded papers, August 2014

This month Last month Vol. No. Title / Authors Keywords
No.1 - Vol.11
No.5
(1999)
Kinematic Synthesis of In-Parallel Actuated Mechanisms Based on the Global Isotropy Index
Yukio Takeda and Hiroaki Funabashi
robotics, mechanism, in-parallel actuated mechanism, kinematics, synthesis
No.1 - Vol.5
No.6
(1993)
Biped Walking Robot Compensating Moment by Trunk Motion
Atsuo Takanishi
Biped walking, Robot, Dynamic walking, ZMP, Trunk
No.1 - Vol.26
No.4
(2014)
Technology of Unmanned Construction System in Japan
Kazuhiro Chayama, Akira Fujioka, Kenji Kawashima,
Hiroshi Yamamoto,Yasushi Nitta, Chikao Ueki,
Atsushi Yamashita, and Hajime Asama
unmanned construction system, robotization, autonomous, of ultra-remote (long distance), presentation system of bird’s-eye view image
No.1 2 Vol.26
No.3
(2014)
Development of Bottom-Reliant Type Underwater Robots
Toshihisa Naruse
bottom-reliant, underwater robot, 2-crawler traveling mechanism, 8-legged walking robot, 4-crawler traveling mechanism

Count period : August 1-31, 2014

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