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ROBOMECH Journal

Issue 1/2020

Content (37 Articles)

Open Access Research Article

Suction pad unit using a bellows pneumatic actuator as a support mechanism for an end effector of depalletizing robots

Junya Tanaka, Akihito Ogawa, Hideichi Nakamoto, Takafumi Sonoura, Haruna Eto

Open Access Review

On-chip cell manipulation and applications to deformability measurements

Hiroaki Ito, Makoto Kaneko

Open Access Research Article

Sagittal alignment in an MR-TRUS fusion biopsy using only the prostate contour in the axial image

Riki Igarasihi, Norihiro Koizumi, Yu Nishiyama, Kyohei Tomita, Yuka Shigenari, Sunao Shoji

Open Access Research Article

Microfluidic device for rapid investigation of the deformability of leukocytes in whole blood samples

Anas Mohd Noor, Taisuke Masuda, Fumihito Arai

Open Access Research Article

Verbal guidance for sit-to-stand support system

Mizuki Takeda, Yasuhisa Hirata, Yueh-Hsuan Weng, Takahiro Katayama, Yasuhide Mizuta, Atsushi Koujina

Open Access Research Article

Pneumatically-driven stretching machine for ankle dorsiflexion: safety concepts and effectiveness test involving healthy young subjects

Yuma Shiraishi, Shogo Okamoto, Naomi Yamada, Koki Inoue, Yasuhiro Akiyama, Yoji Yamada

Open Access Research Article

Rubber artificial skin layer with flexible structure for shape estimation of micro-undulation surfaces

Mitsuhito Ando, Toshinobu Takei, Hiromi Mochiyama

Open Access Research Article

Use of communication robots to converse with people suffering from schizophrenia

Tomoe Ozeki, Tetsuya Mouri, Hiroko Sugiura, Yuu Yano, Kunie Miyosawa

Open Access Research Article

Free viewpoint image generation system using fisheye cameras and a laser rangefinder for indoor robot teleoperation

Ren Komatsu, Hiromitsu Fujii, Yusuke Tamura, Atsushi Yamashita, Hajime Asama

Open Access Research Article

Design of knee support device based on four-bar linkage and hydraulic artificial muscle

Sarin Kittisares, Hiroyuki Nabae, Gen Endo, Koichi Suzumori, Ryo Sakurai

Open Access Research Article

Geometric conditions of a two-link-and-six muscle structure based on internal force stability

Hiroaki Ochi, Hitoshi Kino, Kenji Tahara, Yuki Matsutani

Open Access Research Article

Stair-climbing gait for a four-wheeled vehicle

Shuro Nakajima

Open Access Research Article

Gait modification for improving walking stability of exoskeleton assisted paraplegic patient

Mengze Li, Tadayoshi Aoyama, Yasuhisa Hasegawa

Open Access Research Article

Development of quadruped walking robot with spherical shell: improvement of climbing over a step

Takeshi Aoki, Keisuke Asami, Satoshi Ito, Shotaro Waki

Open Access Research Article

Attitude control of an inverted-pendulum-type robotic wheelchair to climb stairs considering dynamic equilibrium

Yuya Onozuka, Nobuyasu Tomokuni, Genki Murata, Motoki Shino

Open Access Research Article

High precision control model of large-sized gantry-type linear motor slider

Tetsuya Ojiro, Toshiyuki Tachibana, Hideki Honda, So Watanabe, Hiroshi Hamamatsu, Kazuhiro Tsuruta

Open Access Research Article

Trajectory estimation and position correction for hopping robot navigation using monocular camera

Gabor Kovacs, Yasuharu Kunii, Takao Maeda, Hideki Hashimoto

Open Access Research Article

Analysis of firefighting skill with a teleoperated robot

Yoshihiro Tamura, Hisanori Amano, Jun Ota

Open Access Research Article

Proposal for a layer-based IoT construction method and its implementation and evaluation on a rolling stand-up walker

Katsushi Ogawa, Kenji Uegami, Itaru Chiba, Kyono Uno, Hiroki Aoyama, Kazuo Yonenobu, Seonghee Jeong

Open Access Research Article

Active fault-diagnosis method using adaptive allocator and fault-tolerant adaptive control system design

Natsuki Kawaguchi, Nozomu Araki, Takao Sato, Masaharu Kuroda, Toshihiko Asami

Open Access Research Article

Generalization of movements in quadruped robot locomotion by learning specialized motion data

Hiroki Yamamoto, Sungi Kim, Yuichiro Ishii, Yusuke Ikemoto

Open Access Research Article

Design, assessment and evaluation of structural stabilization system for weather buoys using a moving foil

Mina Malek Azari, Jose Victorio Salazar Luces, Yasuhisa Hirata

Open Access Research Article

Characterization of bulk piezoelectric element-based ultrasonic motors

Shunsuke Izuhara, Tomoaki Mashimo

Open Access Research Article

Development of novel mobile robot with semicircular wheels

Kanta Yamamoto, Takeshi Aoki

Open Access Research Article

Lifelogging caption generation via fourth-person vision in a human–robot symbiotic environment

Kazuto Nakashima, Yumi Iwashita, Ryo Kurazume

Open Access Research Article

Study of a robotic system to detect water leakage and fuel debris-System proposal and feasibility study of visual odometry providing intuitive bird’s eye view-

Zhenyu Wang, Gen Endo, Masashi Takahashi, Hiroyuki Nabae, Koichi Suzumori, Nobuyoshi Tsuzuki, Hideharu Takahashi, Kazushi Kimoto, Tomonori Ihara, Hiroshige Kikura

Open Access Research Article

Locomotion approach of bipedal robot utilizing passive wheel without swing leg based on stability margin maximization and fall prevention functions

Kohei Kimura, Noriaki Imaoka, Shintaro Noda, Yohei Kakiuchi, Kei Okada, Masayuki Inaba

Open Access Research Article

Pose estimation by extended Kalman filter using noise covariance matrices based on sensor output

Ayuko Saito, Satoru Kizawa, Yoshikazu Kobayashi, Kazuto Miyawaki

Open Access Research Article

A robotic end-effector with rolling up mechanism for pick-and-release of a cotton sheet

Taiki Abe, Yuichi Kawasaki, Kimitoshi Yamazaki

Open Access Research Article

Dynamic manipulation of unknown string by robot arm: realizing momentary string shapes

Kenta Tabata, Hiroaki Seki, Tokuo Tsuji, Tatsuhiro Hiramitsu, Masatoshi Hikizu