Masahide Ito

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Name
Masahide Ito
Affiliation
Aichi Prefectural University
Section
School of Information Science and Technology
Job title
Lecturer
Degree
Doctor (Information Science and Technology)(Aichi Prefectural University)

Profile

He received the BE, ME, and PhD degrees in Information Science and Technology from Aichi Prefectural University, Japan, in 2002, 2004, and 2008, respectively.

From April to June 2007, he was a Visiting Collaborative Researcher at Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University. He was a Research Associate from May 2007 to September 2008, an Assistant Professor from September 2008 to March 2013 in the Faculty of Science and Technology, Seikei University, and then was an Assistant Professor from April 2013 to March 2015 in the School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University. From May 2016 to March 2017, he was a Visiting Researcher in the Discrete Technology & Production Automation (DTPA), ENgineering and TEchnology institute Groningen (ENTEG), University of Groningen. He is currently a Lecturer in the School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University.

His research interests include visual feedback control of robotic systems and nonlinear control for underactuated systems. He is a member of the IEEE, SICE, ISCIE, RSJ, IEEJ, and RoboCup Japanese National Committee.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
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Today
Lecturer, Media and Robotics Course, Department of Information Science and Technology, School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University, JAPAN
 
May 2016
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Mar 2017
Visiting Researcher, Discrete Technology & Production Automation (DTPA), ENgineering TEchnology institute Groningen (ENTEG), University of Groningen, The Netherlands
 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2015
Assistant Professor, Media and Robotics Course, Department of Information Science and Technology, School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University, JAPAN
 
Apr 2013
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Mar 2014
Assistant Professor, Media Informatics Course, Department of Information Science and Technology, School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University, JAPAN
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2013
Assistant Professor, Department of System Deisgn Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Seikei University, JAPAN
 

Education

 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2007
Ph.D Candidate Course, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2004
Master Course, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2002
Department of Applied Information Science and Technology, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2018
RoboCup JapanOpen 2018 Ogaki, The 1st place in Small Size Robot League (Wheeled Type), Soccer, RoboCup JapanOpen 2018 Organizing Committee
Winner: Reona Suzuki, Jaile Du, Yuta Ando, Shogo Isokawa, Taiga Kato, Yusuke Adachi, and Masahide Ito
 
May 2017
RoboCup JapanOpen 2017, The 1st place in Small Size Robot League (Wheeled Type), Soccer, RoboCup JapanOpen 2017 Organizing Committee
Winner: Yusuke Adachi, Hiroyuki Kusakabe, Reona Suzuki, Jaile Du, Masahide Ito, Kazuhito Murakami, and Tadashi Naruse
 
May 2017
Classifying strategies of an opponent team based on a sequence of actions in RoboCup SSL, RoboCup Research Award, RoboCup Japanese National Committee
Winner: Yusuke Adachi, Masahide Ito, and Tadashi Naruse
 
Mar 2016
RoboCup JapanOpen 2016 Aichi, The 1st place in Small Size Robot League (Wheeled Type), Soccer, RoboCup JapanOpen 2016 Organizing Committee
Winner: Yusuke Adachi, Hiroyuki Kusakabe, Naoto Tsuzuki, Hiroto Hayama, Daiki Yamaguchi, Masahide Ito, Kazuhito Murakami, and Tadashi Naruse
 
May 2015
A Method to Estimate Ball's State of Spin by Image Processing for Improving Strategies in the RoboCup Small-Size-Robot League, RoboCup Research Award, RoboCup Japanese National Committee
Winner: Yuji Nunome, Kazuhito Murakami, Masahide Ito, Kunikazu Kobayashi, and Tadashi Naruse
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Study on performance improvement of cruise and cooperative action based on prediction and optimization with a physical model of mobile robots
The Hibi Science Foundation: Research and Development (R&D) Subsidy 2018
Project Year: May 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Masahide Ito
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Xuejun Tian
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): a Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Masahide Ito
Adaptation of environment control of a solar greenhouse by using a fog system
Aichi Prefectural University: Grant-in-Aid to Young Researchers allocated by President of Aichi Prefectural University
Project Year: Aug 2015 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Masahide Ito
Development of automatic control system of aerial vehicle using visual feedback to dynamic target object
Aichi Prefectural University: Grant-in-Aid to Young Researchers allocated by President of Aichi Prefectural University (by President of Aichi Public University Corporation only in 2013)
Project Year: Aug 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Masahide Ito

Published Papers

 
Yusuke Adachi, Masahide Ito, and Tadashi Naruse
Robotics   8(3)    Jul 2019   [Refereed]
This paper addresses a strategy learning problem in the RoboCupSoccer Small Size League (SSL). We propose a novel method based on action sequences to cluster an opponent’s strategies online. Our proposed method is composed of the following three s...
Yusuke Adachi, Masahide Ito, and Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2016: Robot World Cup XX, Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences (LNCS), Springer Cham   9776 109-120   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
In this paper, we propose a new method for classifying the strategies of an opponent in the RoboCup Soccer Small-Size League. Each strategy generates a sequence of basic actions selected from a kick action, a mark action, or other similar actions....
Yuji Nunome, Kazuhito Murakami, Masahide Ito, Kunikazu Kobayashi, and Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2014: Robot Wrold Cup XVIII, Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences (LNCS), Springer Cham   8992 514-524   May 2015   [Refereed]
This paper addresses an estimation problem of the ballユs state of spin in RoboCup Small Size League (SSL). A spinning ball varies its speed after the ball bounces off the floor. This paper proposes an image-based estimation method of the ballユs st...
Kotaro Yasui, Masahide Ito, and Tadashi Naruse
IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems   J97-D(8) 1297-1306   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito, Kazuyoshi Kawatsu, and Masaaki Shibata
IEEJ Journal of Industry Applications   6(4) 278-285   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
This paper addresses the joint limit avoidance problem in kinematic control of redundant manipulators. A kinematically redundant manipulator has more Degrees of Freedom (DOFs) than are required to perform a given task. An inverse kinematic problem...
Masahide Ito and Masaaki Shibata
Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences (LNCIS), Springer-Verlag London (presented at the Eighth International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control (RoMoCo '11), Bukowy Dworek, Poland)   422 225-235   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito and Masaaki Shibata
Advanced Robotics   25(3) 355-369   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
In this paper, we propose a visual tracking control method of a hand–eye robot for a moving target object with multiple feature points. The hand–eye robot is composed of a 3-d.o.f. planar manipulator and a single charge-coupled-device camera that ...
Masahide Ito and Masaaki Shibata
IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications   129(9) 930-937   Sep 2009   [Refereed]
In this paper, we propose an image-based visual tracking control method of a hand-eye robot for a moving target object. The hand-eye robot is constructed from a three-DoF planar manipulator and a single CCD camera that is mounted on the end-effect...
Naoki Oda, Masahide Ito, and Masaaki Shibata
IEEJ Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Engineering   4(2) 176-183   Feb 2009   [Refereed]
The paper presents recent advances of vision-based motion control for robotic systems. The visual feedback loop is very effective for increasing the dexterity and flexibility of robot's task. With the development of vision and computer technology,...
Masahide Ito and Naohiro Toda
Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers   43(9) 788-797   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
We present an application of Interconnection and Damping Assignment Passivity-Based Control (IDA-PBC) method to an underactuated manipulator with the third joint unactuated which is subject to second-order nonholonomic constraints. We give a port-...
Masahide Ito and Naohiro Toda
Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences (LNCIS), Springer-Verlag London (presented at the Sixth International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control (RoMoCo '07), Bukowy Dworek, Poland)   360 109-118   Jun 2007   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito, Takahiro Hiratsuka, and Masaaki Shibata
IEEJ Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Engineering   7(S1) S160-S166   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
This paper addresses the problem of visual target following for a nonholonomic wheeled mobile robot with a single fixed camera. For the problem, we propose a control scheme composed of vision-based trajectory planning and tracking control. We pres...
Masahide Ito and Masaaki Shibata
IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications   132(5) 588-595   May 2012   [Refereed]
This paper addresses an avoidance problem of robot joint limits in visual servoing. Many robotic systems are practically subject to some physical constraints. In particular, violation of joint limits can deteriorate control performance and lead to...
Masahide Ito and Naohiro Toda
Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers   41(8) 652-659   Aug 2005   [Refereed]
In this paper, we present a motion planning method for a certain class of underactuated manipulators, in which avoidance for singular points of the feedback linearization is achieved by the optimal control. Manipulators with a last joint which is ...
International conference proceedings as follows
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Masahide Ito, Reona Suzuki, Shogo Isokawa, Jiale Du, Ryoto Suzuki, Mayu Nakayama, Yuta Ando, Yuki Umeda, Yuki Ono, Fusuke Kashiwamori, Fumiya Kishi, Kazutoshi Ban, Takateru Yamada, Yusuke Adachi, and Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2019 Soccer Small-Size League      Jul 2019   [Refereed]
RoboDragons is a team of Aichi Prefectural University in the RoboCup Soccer Small Size League. This paper presents a technical overview of our robots and their main changes from 2018 to 2019. We will use the seventh-generation robots in RoboCup ...
Masahide Ito, Hiroyuki Kusakabe, Yusuke Adachi, Reona Suzuki, Jiale Du, Yuta Ando, Yuto Izawa, Shogo Isokawa, Taiga Kato, Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2018 Soccer Small-Size League      Jun 2018   [Refereed]
RoboDragons is a team of Aichi Prefectural Univeristy in the RoboCup Soccer Small Size League. In this paper, we presents the technical overview of our robots and their main changes from 2017 to 2018. We introduced new robotsムhave been developed...
Yusuke Adachi, Hiroyuki Kusakabe, Reona Suzuki, Jiale Du, Masahide Ito, and Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2017 Soccer Small-Size League      Jul 2017   [Refereed]
This paper presents a technical overview of RoboDragons 2017, Aichi Prefectural Universityユs team for RoboCup Soccer Small Size League (SSL). The new robots developed in 2016 are introduced. The hardware improvement over the previous generation i...
A holonomy-based motion planning approach for a second-order nonholonomic system
Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the second IEEJ International Workshop on Sensing, Actuation, Motion Control, and OptimizatioN (SAMCON'16)   Paper No.IS4-5   Mar 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Trajectory tracking controller based on linear model predictive control for omni-wheeled mobile robots with velocity command limits
Reona Suzuki and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the fifth IEEJ International Workshop on Sensing, Actuation, Motion Control, and OptimizatioN (SAMCON'19)   Paper No.V1-7   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control (RoMoCo'17)   205-210   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Classifying strategies of an opponent team based on a sequence of actions in RoboCup SSL
Yusuke Adachi, Masahide Ito, and Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2016 Symposium      Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Yusuke Adachi, Hiroyuki Kusakabe, Yuya Yamanaka, Masahide Ito, Kazuhito Murakami, and Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2015 Soccer Small-Size League      Jul 2015   [Refereed]
This paper describes a system configuration of RoboDragons 2015, Aichi Prefectural Universityユs participating team for the Small Size League of RoboCup Soccer. On the robot hardware, we basically use the robots developed in 2012. We changed the r...
Yusuke Adachi, Hiroyuki Kusakabe, Naoto Tsuzuki, Hiroto Hayama, Daiki Yamaguchi, Masahide Ito, and Tadashi Naruse
RoboCup 2016 Soccer Small-Size League      Jul 2016   [Refereed]
This paper describes a system configuration of RoboDragons 2016, Aichi Prefectural Universityユs participating team for RoboCup Small Size League (SSL). On the robot hardware, we use the robots developed in 2012. The robots were improved in 2015; ...
Masahide Ito
Proceedings of 10th International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control   283-287   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito, Shuya Urai, and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT'15)   107-112   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
This paper addresses a depth estimation problem for a robotic system with a single camera. For this problem, several depth observers have been proposed so far. Most of them are based on the Persistency-of-Excitation (PE) condition. But, the PE con...
Estimation recovery of depth observers by using periodic image-based visual servoing
Masahide Ito, Shuya Urai, and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of the first IEEJ International Workshop on Sensing, Actuation, and Motion Control (SAMCON'15)   Paper No.TT1-2-2   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
A method to estimate ball's state of spin using co-occurrence matrix and inertia feature for strategic positioning of each robot in RoboCup
Yuji Nunome, Kazuhito Murakami, Masahide Ito, Kunikazu Kobayashi, and Tadashi Naruse
Proceedings of the 2015 Joint Conference of the International Whorkshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT) and the International Forum on Medical Imaging in Asia (IFMIA)   No. 436   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Yuji Nunome, Kazuhito Murakami, Masahide Ito, Kunikazu Kobayashi, and Tadashi Naruse
Proceedings of the 18th Annual RoboCup International Symposium   41   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Takafumi Ebata, Masahide Ito, and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of 13th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC'14)   149-154   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
A method to estimate ball's state of spin by image processing for strategic learning in the RoboCup small-size-robot league
Yuji Nunome, Kazuhito Murakami, Masahide Ito, Kunikazu Kobayashi, and Tadashi Naruse
Proceedings of the 2014 International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT'14)   393-397   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito, Takafumi Ebata, and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control (RoMoCo'13)   30-35   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Visual servoing tasks to improve estimation of a PE-condition-based depth observer
Masahide Ito and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of SICE Annual Conference 2012 (SICE'12)   1874-1877   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Naoya Ushigome, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC'12)   1-6   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Hideki Eto, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 1st International Symposiumon Access Spaces (IEEE-ISAS'11)   288-293   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito, Takahiro Hiratsuka, and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'10) (held in Glendale, AZ, USA)   2715-2720   Nov 2010   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Hideki Eto, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'10) (held in Glendale, AZ, USA)   2721-2726   Nov 2010   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito, Kazuyoshi Kawatsu, and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of The UKACC International Conference on Control (CONTROL'10) (held in Coventry, UK)   489-494   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Maximal admission of joint range of motion based on redundancy resolution for kinematically redundant manipulators
Masahide Ito, Kazuyoshi Kawatsu, and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference 2010 (SICE'10) (held in Taipei, Taiwan)   778-782   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Tetsuro Hoshizaki, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of International Power Electronics Conference -ECCE ASIA- (IPEC'10) (held in Sapporo, Japan)   2204-2209   Jun 2010   [Refereed]
Masahide Ito and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC'10) (held in Nagaoka, Japan)   240-245   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Tatsuyuki Sekita, Hideki Eto, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC'10) (held in Nagaoka, Japan)   210-215   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Yoshihiko Hikari, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'09) (held in Porto, Portugal)   4227-4232   Nov 2009   [Refereed]
Non-delayed visual tracking of hand-eye robot for a moving target object
Masahide Ito and Masaaki Shibata
Proceedings of ICROS-SICE International Joint Conference 2009 (ICCAS-SICE'09) (held in Fukuoka, Japan)   4035-4040   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Yuichiro Yasuda, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress (held in Seoul, Korea)   14720-14725   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Masaaki Shibata, Tomohiko Makino, and Masahide Ito
Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC '08) (held in Trento, Italy)   62-67   Mar 2008   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Adaptive vapour pressure deficit control with fog system in plant factory with solar light (1st report)
Yosuke Asano, Koichi Watanabe, Yuichi Itoh, Naoya Ogawa, Masahide Ito, and Ikusaburo Kurimoto
SICE SI 2015   Dec 2015   
Holonomy extraction of an under-actuated manipulator with a dynamic non-holonomic constraint
Masahide Ito
The 2nd SICE Multi-symposium on Control Systems (MSCS'15)   Mar 2015   
Image measurement of fog generation for modeling of plant factory with solar light
Yosuke Asano, Koichi Watanabe, Hiromasa Ihara, Yuichi Itoh, Masahide Ito, and Ikusaburo Kurimoto
The 2016 Annual Meeting of The Institute of Electrical Engineering of Japan   Mar 2016   
Estimation recovery of depth observers by using periodic image-based visual servoing
Masahide Ito, Shuya Urai, and Masaaki Shibata
Technical Meeting on "Industrial Instrumentation and Control", IEE Japan   19 Sep 2014   
GUNJI Shun, Masahide Ito, Masaaki Shibata
電気学会研究会資料. IIC, 産業計測制御研究会   7 Mar 2013