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  • Toward Flexible and Efficient Home Context Sensing: Capability Evaluation and Verification of Image-Based Cognitive APIs

    Chen Sinan , Saiki Sachio , Nakamura Masahide

    … Our interest is to apply image-based cognitive APIs to implement flexible and efficient context sensing services in a smart home. … In the existing approach with machine learning by us, with the complexity of recognition object and the number of the defined contexts increases by users, it still requires directly manually labeling a moderate scale of data for training and continually try to calling multiple cognitive APIs for feature extraction. …

    Sensors 20(5), 1442, 2020-03

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  • Shape Recognition and Center of Mass:- How Educational Backgrounds in Engineering and Art & Design Affect Aesthetic and Stability Evaluations towards Self-supporting Shape Objects -

    OKUMURA Emika , YAMANAKA Toshimasa

    … design background demonstrated a more flexible mindset - they evaluated similar trends as the engineering participants for unstable stimuli, but, for apparently stable stimuli, they had similar evaluation trends to those of general students.</p> …

    International Journal of Affective Engineering, 2020

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  • Human Mimetic Forearm and Hand Design with a Radioulnar Joint and Flexible Machined Spring Finger for Human Skillful Motions

    Kawaharazuka Kento , Makino Shogo , Kawamura Masaya , Nakashima Shinsuke , Asano Yuki , Okada Kei , Inaba Masayuki

    … The human forearm has a radioulnar structure composed of two long thin bones, and the human hand has flexibility to move to fit the object and strength to support the human body. … In addition, we develop a novel finger, which is flexible and robust, by using machined springs. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 32(2), 445-458, 2020

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  • A Reactive Reporting Scheme for Distributed Sensing in Multi-Band Wireless LAN System

    TENG Rui , YANO Kazuto , SUZUKI Yoshinori

    … <p>A multi-band wireless local area network (WLAN) enables flexible use of multiple frequency bands. … This paper examines the distributed sensing that expands the sensing coverage area and monitors multiple object channels by employing STA-based sensing. …

    IEICE Transactions on Communications, 2020

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  • Exponential stability of dual flexible arms for grasping and orientation control

    Takahiro Endo , Kazuki Umemoto , Fumitoshi Matsuno

    … The stability of two one-link flexible arms for grasping and orientation control of an object is studied. … Flexible arms are modelled by Euler–Bernoulli beam model and the overall system is represented by a hybrid partial differential equation (PDE)–ordinary differential equation (ODE) model. …

    IET Control Theory & Applications 13(16), 2546-2555, 2019-11-05

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  • Systematization of post-compulsory education for the working youth : Japanese Experiences  [in Japanese]

    斉藤 泰雄

    … It was planned to be low-cost institution that would make efficient use of the teachers and facilities of the neighboring elementary schools and adopted a flexible part-time instruction. … On the other hand, in 1926 Japanese Army established their own Youth Training Center with the object of giving a preparatory military training for the young adolescents. …

    国際教育協力論集 22(1), 75-88, 2019-10-31

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  • A MULTI-LEGGED ROBOT CAPABLE OF MOVING CURVED COLUMNAR OBJECTS : TAOYAKA-IV  [in Japanese]

    青栁 龍志

    … These tasks would be very difficult for conventional robots, because most extant robots must first assess the shape of the object and control many DOF to climb. … In our previous works, we developed a flexible manipulator inspired by an octopus, which could grasp various objects without sensors or controls. … Its flexible body passively adapted to differences in the objects' features. …

    法政大学大学院紀要. 理工学・工学研究科編 (60), 1-6, 2019-03-31

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  • Blockchain for Supply Chain : Flexible and Secure Blockchain

    Kawaguchi Natsuki

    Journal of transformation of human behavior under the influence of infosocionomics society 4, 33-41, 2019-02

  • A Flexibly Grasping and Manipulating Mechanism Composed of Many Elastic Cords:(1st Report: Proposal of Mechanism and Analysis of Grasping Performance)  [in Japanese]

    KONDOH Naoto , IWATSUKI Nobuyuki , IKUMA Ikeda

    … By giving relative rotation between the rings around the central axis, cords are squeezed, can wind about the object, and can grasp softly it. … Euler's belt theory is extended to establish analysis method of statics and kinematics between an elastic cord and an object modelled as a polyhedron. …

    The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan 2019(0), S11406, 2019

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  • Development of the "Origami Hand"  [in Japanese]

    TEZUKA Sota , FUKAYA Naoki

    … In addition, in food factories and medical facilities, robots need to directly touch the object to grasp, so we strict sterilization and regular maintenance are required each time they are used. … Since it does not use mechanical parts, it has many advantages, such as low risk of breakdown, safety due to flexible materials, and high freedom of shape size deployment. …

    The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan 2019(0), S11411P, 2019

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  • A Flexibly Grasping and Manipulating Mechanism Composed of Many Elastic Cords:- 2nd Report : Improvement of Mechanism to Control Posture of the Grasped Object -  [in Japanese]

    MIYATA Nozomu , IWATSUKI Nobuyuki , IKEDA Ikuma

    … Aiming to control posture of the grasped object and to give the mechanism a remote center compliance ability, the mechanism is improved so that the relative translation between two rings can be given. … A new numerical method to iteratively calculate the posture of a grasped object due to relative angular and translational displacements between the rings is established based on the equilibrium of force and moment applied by elastic cords. …

    The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan 2019(0), S11407P, 2019

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  • Verification of variable stiffness function of flexible robot arm using Jamming transition phenomenon  [in Japanese]

    IMURA Shuji , WAKIMOTO Shuichi , KANDA Takefumi

    … <p>In our laboratory, we have developed a flexible robot arm that imitates the muscle structure of the octopus arm using McKibben artificial muscles. … In this report, a flexible robot arm with variable stiffness function is manufactured by using the jamming transition method that can change the rigidity of the mechanism. …

    The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan 2019(0), S11120, 2019

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  • On Application of Option Design Pattern  [in Japanese]

    KANTO Yasuhiro , HASEGAWA Yuya

    Object-oriented approach appears a promising technique to develop complicated and flexible software. …

    The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan 2019(0), J12104, 2019

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  • A Create Method of the Origami Crease Patterns Folded by Origami Robot  [in Japanese]

    YANG Yang , DIAGO Luis , HAGIWARA Ichiro

    … <p>Origami, the ancient art of folding a flat-piece of flexible material such as paper into a 3D shape, has attracted the attention of the scientific community. … another one is to design crease pattern of approximate object. …

    The Proceedings of the Dynamics & Design Conference 2019(0), 450, 2019

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  • Prototype of Octopus Inspired Gripper with Antifreeze-filled Pad for Flexible Object Transportation in Low-temperature Application  [in Japanese]

    FUKUTSUKA Atsushi , FUJIBAYASHI Tomonori , TAKAHASHI Tomokazu , SUZUKI Masato , AOYAGI Seiji

    … The antifreeze-filled pad was flexible after 24 hours at −18 °C. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2019(0), 2P1-R10, 2019

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  • Prototype of Indirect Suction Gripper with Stopper for Grasping Flexible Packing Bag  [in Japanese]

    SAKAI Daisuke , SAWADA Naohiro , TAKAHASHI Tomokazu , SUZUKI Masato , AOYAGI Seiji

    … <p>This paper presents the experimental results of grasping the flexible pouch bags using a prototype of indirect suction gripper with the stopper and funnel. … This gripper generates negative pressure by an expansion of volume between the sucker and the object. … The prototype of gripper with 45 mm outer diameter grasped the flexible pouch bags with 472 g or less weight.</p> …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2019(0), 2P1-R08, 2019

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  • System for Space Debris Capture Using Joint Impedance Controlled Manipulator  [in Japanese]

    MATSUMOTO Ryota , NISHIDA Shin-Ichiro

    … The manipulator has flexible joints and a control method to capture the target. … Thus, capable of buffering passively even with the addition of a rapid external force (that cannot respond by impedance control of a joint by this at the time of capture of the object debris that performs relative motion at a low speed). …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2019(0), 2P1-T10, 2019

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  • Development of a distributed force sensor which use a grid patterned gelatin to detect small force of insects  [in Japanese]

    KONG Depeng , NAKAYAMA Koji , GUAN Yue , YAMAMOTO Shunki , FUKUDA Masahito , TAKAHASHI Tomokazu , SUZUKI Masato , AOYAGI Seiji , HIKITSUCHI Tomoyuki , KAWAJIRI Yumi

    … In order to elucidate the mechanism of insect movement, it is necessary to measure extremely small and distributed force given by insects against the contacting object surface. … A distributed force sensor made of transparent flexible film is proposed. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2019(0), 2A2-S04, 2019

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  • Deformation Mechanism of Gel Membrane for Flexible Model Eye  [in Japanese]

    ADACHI Takumi , YAMANO Mitsuhiro , YASUDA Toshihiko , NISHIOKA Yasutaka , SHIBLEE MD Nahin Islam , YOSHIDA Kazunari , FURUKAWA Hidemitsu , MURASE Kyoko , SUNADA Tsutomu

    … <p>In this paper, we propose a mechanism to deform the flexible gel membrane and explain the prototype. … The crystalline lens is a convex lens-like flexible object, and its thickness can be increased and decreased by extending and contracting in the radial direction, and focus can be adjusted. … Therefore, we designed a mechanism using a film of flexible shape memory gel and linear motion. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2019(0), 1P2-C07, 2019

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  • Prediction of flexible objects deformation during manipulating the objects by LSTM  [in Japanese]

    ITO Ryuichiro , KANAI Takayuki , OHMURA Yoshiyuki , NIIYAMA Ryuma , KUNIYOSHI Yasuo

    … <p>Representation and modeling of flexible objects is relatively difficult because these objects are deformed by external forces. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2019(0), 1P2-C15, 2019

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