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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

Movement Operation Interaction System for Mobility Robot Using Finger-Pointing Recognition
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...
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...
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
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...


五味怜央奈, 相澤秀和, 下川原(佐藤)英理, 山口亨
日本機械学会ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.2A1‐L09   May 2017
藤本泰成, 下川原(佐藤)英理, 山口亨, 松日楽信人, 池端健太郎
知能メカトロニクスワークショップ講演論文集(CD-ROM)   21st ROMBUNNO.2A1‐3   2016
山口亨, 下川原(佐藤)英理, 鈴木葵, 藤本泰成, 池端健太郎
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD-ROM)   30th ROMBUNNO.1I4‐NFC‐02b‐5   2016
秋本芳伸, 下川原(佐藤)英理, 藤本泰成, 山口亨
日本ロボット学会学術講演会予稿集(CD-ROM)   31st ROMBUNNO.1L3-02   Sep 2013

Conference Activities & Talks

Yihsin Ho, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi, Norio Tagawa
IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics   3 Aug 2017   
© 2017 IEEE. This paper describe the design and development way to assist older adults, and want to start from people's familiar view, particularly makes robot a rule's that help people but not let people feel disturb. Questioners data are collect...
Keisuke Sumi, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology   26 Apr 2017   
© 2017 IEEE. In recent years, many kinds of humanoid robots have been developed. A disadvantage of a simple robot is a lack of movements unlike some humanoid robots have arms. The authors test simple robots could realize fluent communication as we...
Yoshifumi Kokubo, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi
2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2016   9 Feb 2017   
© 2016 IEEE. A robot called 'Telepresence Robot' is on business in recent years. Existing telepresence robots has no assist in their moving. People have to control telepresence robots with just video information. To better develop the system of th...
Yihsin Ho, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi, Nario Tagawa
IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)   21 Dec 2016   
© 2016 IEEE.Nowadays, people have richer life than hundred years ago. Thus, we have times to notice and consider our life quality. Life quality includes many important factors, which includes food, emotion, exercise amount, etc., and one of the im...
Yihsin Ho, Eri Sato-Shimokawara, Toru Yamaguchi, Norio Tagawa
IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics   15 Nov 2016   
© 2016 IEEE.Nowadays, there are more and more people start to notice their health in daily life that makes this topic become a popular topic. Many health care systems or applications are developed, but these systems only depend on calculating the ...