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2020

Placing and scheduling many depth sensors for wide coverage and efficient mapping in versatile legged robots

Brandão, M., Figueiredo, R., Takagi, K., Bernardino, A., Hashimoto, K. & Takanishi, A., 1 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Robotics Research. 39, 4, p. 431-460 30 p.

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2019

A force-sensorless approach to collision detection based on virtual powers

Qiu, Z., Ozawa, R. & Ma, S., 2 Dec 2019, In : Advanced Robotics. 33, 23, p. 1209-1224 16 p.

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Decision support model of environmentally friendly and economical material strategy for life cycle cost and recyclable weight

Kinoshita, Y., Yamada, T., Gupta, S. M., Ishigaki, A. & Inoue, M., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Production Economics. 107545.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of inversed-delta injection rate shaping on diesel spray flame liquid length, lift-off length and soot onset

Abdullah, M. F. E. B., Shinobu, A., Tomoki, K. & Aizawa, T., 15 Dec 2019, In : Fuel. 258, 116170.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation and visualization of facial massage effects by using ultraviolet stereo-image correlation

Zhang, Y., Sunamura, F., Bamba, S., Arikawa, S., Yoneyama, S., Motonami, K., Matsushima, T. & Numata, T., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Skin Research and Technology.

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Investigation of inversed-delta injection rate shaping diesel spray flame structure and combustion characteristics towards thermal efficiency improvement

Abdullah, M. F. E. B., Akiyama, S., Kinoshita, T., Shimada, T. & Aizawa, T., Sep 2019, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 160, 113986.

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Universal design considering physical characteristics of diverse users

Inoue, M. & Suzuki, W., Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 13, 4, p. 517-525 9 p.

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2018

Adaptive Gain Scheduled Semiactive Vibration Control Using a Neural Network

Hiramoto, K., Matsuoka, T. & Sunakoda, K., 1 Jan 2018, In : Shock and Vibration. 2018, 3762784.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of cost effectiveness by material type for CO 2 saving and recycling rates in disassembly parts selection using goal programming

Kinoshita, Y., Yamada, T., Gupta, S. M., Ishigaki, A. & Inoue, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems and Manufacturing. 12, 3, JAMDSM0080.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Electrocaloric Refrigeration using Multi-Layers of Electrocaloric Material Films and Thermal Switches

Hirasawa, S., Kawanami, T. & Shirai, K., 21 Jul 2018, In : Heat Transfer Engineering. 39, 12, p. 1091-1099 9 p.

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Measurement of super-pressure balloon deformation with simplified digital image correlation

Koseki, K., Matsuo, T. & Arikawa, S., 22 Oct 2018, In : Applied Sciences (Switzerland). 8, 10, 2009.

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Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Trunk motion control during the flight phase while hopping considering angular momentum of a humanoid

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Isomichi, T., Natsuhara, A., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 17 Nov 2018, In : Advanced Robotics. 32, 22, p. 1197-1206 10 p.

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Upper-body control and mechanism of humanoids to compensate for angular momentum in the yaw direction based on human running

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Miyamae, S., Ueta, H., Natsuhara, A., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 3 Jan 2018, In : Applied Sciences (Switzerland). 8, 1, 44.

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Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A universal design method for reflecting physical characteristics of diverse users: A case of a bicycle frame

Shimada, M., Suzuki, W., Yamada, S. & Inoue, M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 11, 2, p. 67-78 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Decision Making within the Conceptual Design Phase of Eco-Friendly Products

Bracke, S., Yamada, S., Kinoshita, Y., Inoue, M. & Yamada, T., 1 Jan 2017, In : Procedia Manufacturing. 8, p. 463-470 8 p.

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Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Diesel flame imaging and quantitative analysis of in-cylinder soot oxidation

Kamimoto, T., Uchida, N., Aizawa, T., Kondo, K. & Kuboyama, T., 1 Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 5-6, p. 422-435 14 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Force-Sensorless Fault Tolerant Detection and Switching Control of Tendon-Driven Mechanisms with Redundant Tendons

Suehiro, K., Ozawa, R. & Van Heerden, K., Oct 2017, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2, 4, p. 2248-2254 7 p., 7973053.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Formation Control of Mobile Robots Based on Interconnected Positive Systems

Ichihara, H., Kajihara, S., Ebihara, Y. & Peaucelle, D., Jul 2017, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 50, 1, p. 8441-8446 6 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Fundamental melting process of water-insoluble phase change material immersed in water

Kawanami, T., Hirai, R., Shirai, K. & Hirasawa, S., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Thermal Science and Technology. 12, 2, JTST0036.

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Head stabilization in a humanoid robot: models and implementations

Falotico, E., Cauli, N., Kryczka, P., Hashimoto, K., Berthoz, A., Takanishi, A., Dario, P. & Laschi, C., 1 Feb 2017, In : Autonomous Robots. 41, 2, p. 349-365 17 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

High-speed ultraviolet chemiluminescence imaging of late combustion in diesel spray flame

Kondo, K., Kuribayashi, M., Sakai, K. & Aizawa, T., 1 Feb 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 1-2, p. 93-104 12 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Persistence Analysis of Discrete-Time Interconnected Positive Systems and its Application to Mobile Robot Formation

Tanabe, S., Ichihara, H., Ebihara, Y. & Peaucelle, D., Jul 2017, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 50, 1, p. 3105-3110 6 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Soot Oxidation in Periphery of Diesel Spray Flame via High-Speed Sampling and HR-TEM Observation

Toyama, Y., Takahata, N., Kondo, K. & Aizawa, T., 4 Sep 2017, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 10, 5

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Thermocouple temperature measurements in diesel spray flame for validation of in-flame soot formation dynamics

Aizawa, T., Harada, T., Kondo, K., Adachi, T., Zhou, B. & Kusaka, J., 1 Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 5-6, p. 453-466 14 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

A novel design for adjustable stiffness artificial tendon for the ankle joint of a bipedal robot: Modeling & simulation

Omer, A., Ghorbani, R., Hashimoto, K., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 1 Mar 2016, In : Machines. 4, 1, 1.

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Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

A pilot study comparing the efficacy of radiofrequency and microwave diathermy in combination with intra-articular injection of hyaluronic acid in knee osteoarthritis

Takahashi, K., Hashimoto, S., Kurosaki, H., Kato, K., Majima, T., Shindo, Y., Watanabe, H., Mochizuki, Y. & Takai, S., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Physical Therapy Science. 28, 2, p. 525-529 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

A Progress Review on Soot Experiments and Modeling in the Engine Combustion Network (ECN)

Skeen, S. A., Manin, J., Pickett, L. M., Cenker, E., Bruneaux, G., Kondo, K., Aizawa, T., Westlye, F., Dalen, K., Ivarsson, A., Xuan, T., Garcia-Oliver, J. M., Pei, Y., Som, S., Hu, W., Reitz, R. D., Lucchini, T., D'Errico, G., Farrace, D., Pandurangi, S. S. & 4 others, Wright, Y. M., Chishty, M. A., Bolla, M. & Hawkes, E., 5 Apr 2016, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 9, 2

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a Transmission with Gear Trains for Underactuated Mechanisms

Ozawa, R., Mishima, Y. & Hirano, Y., Dec 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 32, 6, p. 1399-1407 9 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Disassembly parts selection and analysis for recycling rate and cost by goal programming

Kinoshita, Y., Yamada, T., Gupta, S. M., Ishigaki, A. & Inoue, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems and Manufacturing. 10, 3

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Disassembly system modeling and design with parts selection for cost, recycling and CO2 saving rates using multi criteria optimization

Igarashi, K., Yamada, T., Gupta, S. M., Inoue, M. & Itsubo, N., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Manufacturing Systems. 38, p. 151-164 14 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Footstep Planning for Slippery and Slanted Terrain Using Human-Inspired Models

Brandão, M., Hashimoto, K., Santos-Victor, J. & Takanishi, A., Aug 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 32, 4, p. 868-879 12 p., 7511785.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Global supply chain network design for lower material-based CO2 emissions and costs between developed and emerging countries

Urata, T., Yamada, T., Itsubo, N. & Inoue, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Japan Industrial Management Association. 67, 2E, p. 156-166 11 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Ice slurry generation for direct contact cooling

Fumoto, K., Sato, T., Kawanami, T. & Inamura, T., 1 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications. 8, 2, 021007.

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Improving mechanical properties of high volume fraction aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube/epoxy composites by stretching and pressing

Nam, T. H., Goto, K., Yamaguchi, Y., Premalal, E. V. A., Shimamura, Y., Inoue, Y., Arikawa, S., Yoneyama, S. & Ogihara, S., 1 Feb 2016, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 85, p. 15-23 9 p.

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Open Access
36 Citations (Scopus)

Joint mechanism that mimics elastic characteristics in human running

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Isomichi, T., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 1 Mar 2016, In : Machines. 4, 1, 5.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of discontinuous displacement/strain using mesh-based digital image correlation

Yoneyama, S., Koyanagi, J. & Arikawa, S., 3 Jul 2016, In : Advanced Composite Materials. 25, 4, p. 329-343 15 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

On Stereo Confidence Measures for Global Methods: Evaluation, New Model and Integration into Occupancy Grids

Brandao, M., Ferreira, R., Hashimoto, K., Takanishi, A. & Santos-Victor, J., 1 Jan 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 38, 1, p. 116-128 13 p., 7112529.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Semi-active vibration control of structural systems based on a reference active control law: Output emulation approach

Hiramoto, K., Matsuoka, T. & Sunakoda, K., 1 Mar 2016, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 23, 3, p. 423-445 23 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermophysical properties and thermal characteristics of phase change emulsion for thermal energy storage media

Kawanami, T., Togashi, K., Fumoto, K., Hirano, S., Zhang, P., Shirai, K. & Hirasawa, S., 15 Dec 2016, In : Energy. 117, p. 562-568 7 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Adaptive impedance control of a variable stiffness actuator

Ozawa, R., Kobayashi, H. & Ishibashi, R., 16 Feb 2015, In : Advanced Robotics. 29, 4, p. 273-286 14 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of soot particle-size imaging with LII at Diesel engine conditions

Cenker, E., Kondo, K., Bruneaux, G., Dreier, T., Aizawa, T. & Schulz, C., 26 Jun 2015, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 119, 4, p. 765-776 12 p., 6106.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Automated Detection of Primary Particles from Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Images of Soot Aggregates in Diesel Engine Environments

Kook, S., Zhang, R., Chan, Q. N., Aizawa, T., Kondo, K., Pickett, L. M., Cenker, E., Bruneaux, G., Andersson, O., Pagels, J. & Nordin, E. Z., 1 Sep 2015, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 9, 1, p. 279-296 18 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Evaluation of an Iterative Reconstruction Method for Time-Correlation Magnetic Particle Imaging

Tsuchiya, H., Homma, T., Shimizu, S. & Ishihara, Y., 1 Feb 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 51, 2, 1 p., 6502204.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of human-like pelvic rotation for running robot

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Yahara, M., Miyamae, S., Isomichi, T., Hanawa, S., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 1 Jan 2015, In : Frontiers Robotics AI. 2, JUL, 17.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Walking in the uncanny valley: Importance of the attractiveness on the acceptance of a robot as a working partner

Destephe, M., Brandao, M., Kishi, T., Zecca, M., Hashimoto, K. & Takanishi, A., 1 Jan 2015, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 6, FEB, 204.

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10 Citations (Scopus)