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Tokyo Metropolitan University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2007
Assistant Professor, Faculty of System Design, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr 2004
Mar 2007
DC1, Research Fellowships for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


Apr 2004
Mar 2007
Tokyo Metropolitan University

Published Papers

Akihiro Matsufuji, Wei-Fen Hsieh, Eri Sato-Shimokawara and Toru Yamaguchi
Journal of Mechanics Engineering and Automation   9(3) 92-99   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Chang-Shing Lee,Mei-Hui Wang,Li-Chuang Chen,Yusuke Nojima,Tzong-Xiang Huang,Jinseok Woo,Naoyuki Kubota,Eri Sato-Shimokawara,Toru Yamaguchi
CoRR   abs/1901.07191    2019   [Refereed]
Yoshihiro Yamashita, Takao Nishitani, Eichi Tamura, Eri Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
Electronics and Communications in Japan   101 25-33   Sep 2018
© 2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. In this paper, we describe the implementation and evaluation of a noncontact type of propagation system, which is an essential element of the communication function of people and robots, which is indispensable for th...
山下 祥宏, 西谷 隆夫, 田村 英地, 下川原 英理, 山口 亨
電気学会論文誌. C, 電子・情報・システム部門誌 = IEEJ transactions on electronics, information and systems   138(3) 234-241   Mar 2018
Journal of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics   30(4) 623-627   2018
<p>A telepresence robot is one of the remote conversation support robots. As an example for a main transmission movement of telepresence robot includes head movement. There are many previous researches dealing with convection of head movement by t...
下川原 英理, 山口 亨
知能と情報   29(4) 128-135   Aug 2017
Eichi Tamura, Yoshihiro Yamashita, Taisei Yamashita, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, and Toru Yamaguchi
Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics   21(4) 709-715   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics   29 7-13   Feb 2017
© 2017, Fuji Technology Press. All rights reserved.Motivated toward the revitalization of local communities, we have started an aggressive study on community support systems. In particular, we have studied a “community-centric system,” in which in...
Eri Sato-Shimokawara,Toru Yamaguchi
JRM   29(1) 7-13   2017   [Refereed]
Eichi Tamura,Yoshihiro Yamashita,Taisei Yamashita,Eri Sato-Shimokawara,Toru Yamaguchi
JACIII   21(4) 709-715   2017   [Refereed]
János Botzheim,Yasufumi Takama,Eri Sato-Shimokawara,Naoyuki Kubota,Toru Yamaguchi
IJALR   7(1) 1-23   2017   [Refereed]
Approach function study for concierge-type robot by model-based development with user model for human-centred design
Yoshinobu Akimo, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Yasunari Fujimoto and Toru Yamaguchi
ROBOMECH Journal      Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Yoshinobu Akimoto, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Yasunari Fujimoto, Toru Yamaguchi
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics   28 579-590   Aug 2016
© 2016, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics. All rights reserved.The service robots now common in daily life are expected to provide highly useful services with high usability and high user experience (UX) to users and human beings around the ser...
Yoshinobu Akimoto,Eri Sato-Shimokawara,Yasunari Fujimoto,Toru Yamaguchi
JRM   28(4) 579-590   2016   [Refereed]
Sato-Shimokawara Eri, Shinoda Yoko, Lee Haeyeon, Takatani Tomoya, Wada Kazuyoshi, Yamaguchi Toru
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan   34(5) 309-315   2016
This paper shows analysis results of dialogue histories between chat robot and eldery peoples. The chat robot have been developing for the purpose of long-term use as home robot. The authors tested the chat robot with eldery peoples who are over 6...
Yamaguchi Toru, Kubota Naoyuki, Sato-Shimokawara Eri
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan   34(5) 292-298   2016
Wei Fen Hsieh, Lieu Hen Chen, Hao Ming Hung, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Yasufumi Takama, Toru Yamaguchi, Eric Hsiao Kuang Wu, Yu Wei Chen
Visualization in Engineering   3    Dec 2015
© 2015, Hsieh et al.; licensee Springer. Background: In recent years, the population structure in Taiwan has changed so dramatically. Based on concerns of social welfare issues, Taiwanese government began to seek principles for assessment of disab...
Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Yihsin Ho, Toru Yamaguchi, Norio Tagawa
Communications in Computer and Information Science   473 254-267   Jan 2014
© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014. In this research, we propose an exercise support robotic system. The system collects human daily life activity data by motion detection as a part of big data, and analyzes it for providing better service. ...
Akimoto Yoshinobu, Sato-Shimokawara Eri, Fujimoto Yasunari, Yamaguchi Toru
Journal of Signal Processing   18(5) 241-249   2014
We propose a method of estimation on the basis of model-based simulations by taking into consideration the lifestyles of individual family segments to manage energy over a wide area. We adopted a user model that effectively classified families dur...
Yihsin Ho, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems   9    Oct 2012
We developed a robotic service system by applying a user model-based application for supporting daily life. Our robotic service system is designed to provide appropriate services to users depending on their needs; thus, we applied a user model-bas...
Yihsin Ho, Kazumasa Murakami, Tomomi Shibano, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics   15 723-730   Aug 2011
Developments in modern technology bring people increased convenience, but at the same time, problems associated with the usage of technology can irritate people. The authors have designed a system that supports users and does not require users to ...
Yihsin Ho, Tomomi Shibano, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics   15 573-581   Jul 2011
In recent years, robot systems have come to play an important assisting role in providing information to human beings. The great progress made inInternet technology is also greatly beneficial as a means of collecting information. However, amassing...
Cheng Chang, Gen Ohbayashi, Toru Yamaguchi, Eri Sato-Shimokawara
Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics   15 389-395   May 2011
Most traffic accidents are caused by drivers' carelessness and lack of information about the surrounding objects. In this paper, authors develop information presentation support system of a car robotics system based on humatronics. The main purpos...
K. Nakamura, Y. Yoshida, E. Sato-Shimokawara, T. Yamaguchi
International Journal of Robotics and Automation   24 255-262   Dec 2009
In this research, the authors aimed to implement a system which understands people and is easy for people to use. Such system is called human-centered system. To implement it, the authors used networked robots with considering Humatronics. This pa...
下川原(佐藤) 英理
Journal of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics   20(2)    Apr 2008
Takeshi Sano, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
International Journal of Biometrics   1 209-230   Jan 2008
Recently, we have seen lot of problems including illegal access or credit use from computers or mobile phones and spoofing for them. Especially mobile phones have been confronting serious problems now that they have functions of wallet or credit c...

Conference Activities & Talks

Estimating Indoor Behavior with Multi-sensor for Information Presentation
15 Dec 2018   
Data collection system in community service robots
Satoshi OKANO, Tomoyuki NAKAI, Nobuto MATSUHIRA (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Masahiko NARITA(Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology), Toru YAMAGUCHI and Eri SHIMOKAWARA(Tokyo Metropolitan University)
14 Dec 2018   
計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門講演会(CD-ROM)   13 Dec 2018   
Correlation Analysis of Template Generality and Output Evaluation in Dialogue Response Generation
Youta Osanai, Eri Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
2018 Joint 10th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 19th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   7 Dec 2018   
A Method to Obtain Seasonal Information for Smooth Communication between Human and Chat Robot
Shodai Aoyagi, Kazuki Hirata, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
2018 Joint 10th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 19th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   7 Dec 2018