YANOU Akira

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Name
YANOU Akira
Affiliation
Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare
Section
Faculty of Health Science and Technology Department of Radiological Technology
Job title
Assistant Professor
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering(Okayama University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2002
 - 
2003
Research Associate, School of Engineering,
 
 
   
 
Kinki University
 
2004
   
 
- Lecturer, School of Engineering, Kinki University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
2001
Division of Science and Technology for Intelligence, The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University
 
 
 - 
1996
Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
 

Published Papers

 
Yanou Akira
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING IN JAPAN   205(2) 26-32   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Takao Sato,Akira Yanou,Shiro Masuda
IEICE Transactions   101-A(2) 460-466   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Myo Myint,Kenta Yonemori,Khin Nwe Lwin,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems   92(1) 159-186   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Yanou Akira
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE COMPUTING INFORMATION AND CONTROL   14(3) 1123-1131   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
井上昭, 佐藤孝雄, 矢納陽, Deng Mingcong
電気学会論文誌 C   138(9) 1169‐1175(J‐STAGE)   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
谷川豊章, 逸見知弘, 井上昭, 矢納陽, 吉永慎一
電気学会論文誌 C   138(5) 498‐505(J‐STAGE)   May 2018   [Refereed]
Li Xiang, Imanishi Hiroki, Minami Mamoru, Matsuno Takayuki, Akira Yanou
ARTIFICIAL LIFE AND ROBOTICS   22(2) 175-183   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
吉永慎一, 逸見知弘, 井上昭, 矢納陽, Deng Mingcong
電気学会論文誌 C   138(7) 846‐852(J‐STAGE)   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
井上昭, 矢納陽, Deng Mingcong, 逸見知弘, 吉永慎一
電気学会論文誌 C   138(5) 543‐548(J‐STAGE)   May 2018   [Refereed]
Frequency response experiments of eye-vergence visual servoing in lateral motion with 3D evolutionary pose tracking
Artificial Life and Robotics   22(1) 36-43   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Ryohei Araki, Yusuke Sunami, Mamoru Minami, Shinntaro Ishiyama, Akira Yanou
International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics   52 907-916   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Since Tohoku Earthquake off the coast of Pacific Ocean at Fukushima Prefecture and subsequent Tsunami devastated nuclear power station, No.1, in Fukushima, radioactive substances have been scattered off wide area of Fukushima. Then decontamination...
Akira Yanou, Mamoru Minami, Takayuki Matsuno
ICIC Express Letters   10(11) 2695-2702   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 ICIC International. This paper proposes on-demand type feedback controller for self-tuning generalized minimum variance control (GMVC) in state-space representation using coprime factorization. GMVC can be extended by using coprime factoriz...
Yu Cui, Kenta Nishimura, Yusuke Sunami, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics   52 867-873   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Visual servoing to moving target with hand-eye cameras fixed at hand is inevitably affected by hand dynamical oscillations, then it is hard to keep target at the centre of camera's image, since nonlinear dynamical effects of whole manipulator stan...
Naoki Hosoya, Akira Yanou, Syohei Okamoto, Mamoru Minami, Takayuki Matsuno
International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics   52 875-881   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
This paper considers an application of self-tuning generalized predictive control (STGPC) to a temperature control experimental device of aluminum plate. In our research, although two DOF GPC can achieve to design the output response and the distu...
Haruhiro Inukai, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics   52 883-889   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
We have been investigating a method to compose some intelligent robots. Continuous catching and releasing experiment for fish induces the fish to find some escaping strategies staying at corners of a pool. To make fish-catching robot more intellig...
Kohei Sugiyama,Takayuki Matsuno,Tetsushi Kamegawa,Takao Hiraki,Hirotaka Nakaya,Masayuki Nakamura,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami
JRM   28(6) 911-920   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno
JRM   28(5) 674-680   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Mamoru Minami, Xiang Li, Takayuki Matsuno and Akira Yanou
Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics   8(6) 061004   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Myo Myint,Kenta Yonemori,Akira Yanou,Khin Nwe Lwin,Mamoru Minami,Shintaro Ishiyama
JRM   28(4) 543-558   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Xiang Li,Hiroki Imanishi,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno,Akira Yanou
JACIII   20(6) 974-982   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Akira Yanou,Yang Hou,Mamoru Minami,Yosuke Kobayashi
JACIII   18(3) 443-450   May 2014   [Refereed]
MINAMI Mamoru, YANOU Akira
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series C   79(801) 1728-1735   May 2013   [Refereed]
This paper describes fish's intelligent strategies for survival observed in the hostile situation between robot and fish. The robot pursues catching fish by a net attached at robot's hand through visual servoing of hand-eye manipulator, whose real...
MINAMI Mamoru, YU Fujia, YANOU Akira
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series C   79(802) 1990-2003   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
Visual servoing with a hand-eye configuration tends to be vulnerable for hand's dynamical oscillations, since nonlinear dynamical effects of whole manipulator and dynamical coupling among actuating joints stand against tracking ability—abbre...
Akira Yanou, Satoshi Okazaki, Junki Nishizaki, Shiro Masuda, Mamoru Minami, Seiji Saito
IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems   132(6) 879-885   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
This paper explores an application of two degree-of-freedom generalized predictive control (GPC) to temperature control of an aluminum plate. Two degree-of-freedom GPC has the feature that its controller reveals an effect of integral compensation ...
Fujia Yu, Wei Song, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics   15 878-887   Sep 2011
We focus on controlling a robot's end-effector to track a moving object meanwhile approaching an object with a desired tracking pose for grasping the object - a process we call Approaching Visual Servoing (AVS). AVS using binocular cameras require...
Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng, Akira Inoue
International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control   7(7(B)) 4183-4194   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
This paper explores a selection method of the design parameter introduced in the extended Generalized Minimum Variance Control (GMVC) based on state space approach by using a genetic algorithm. Its parameter can design the controller poles to be s...
Ajiboye Osunleke, Mingcong Deng, Akira Yanou
International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control   13(1/2) 46-55   May 2011   [Refereed]
In this paper, a robust anti-windup generalised predictive control (RAGPC) procedure for control of strictly proper non-minimum phase processes with input constraints and disturbance is proposed. Generally, non-minimum phase (NMP) systems are char...
Shigeharu Miyata, Akira Yanou, Hitomi Nakamura, Shin Takehara
ICIC Express Letters   4(3) 885-892   Jun 2010   [Refereed]
Rapid advances in robot technology have been made in recent years. Inconnection with these advances, robots are expected, to be utilized, in a,variety of places and, environments. This study describes 1) a, method whichallows a, robot to measure t...
Shigeharu Miyata,Nakagami Takashi,Kobayashi Sei,Izumi Tomoji,Naito Hisayoshi,Yanou Akira,Nakamura Hitomi,Takehara Shin
EURASIP J. Adv. Sig. Proc.   2010    2010   [Refereed]
Shigeharu Miyata, Akira Yanou, Hitomi Nakamura, Shin Takehara
International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control   5(11) 4105-4113   Nov 2009   [Refereed]
In the research field of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), various suggestions have been made concerning road signs which can be automatically recognized by driver-support systems. Almost all of the methods proposed for road sign identific...
Takao Sato, Hiroyuki Yanai, Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda
International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control   5(10) 3287-3294   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
This paper proposes a new method for designing a multirate control system, in which a sampling interval of plant output is an integer multiple of a hold interval of a control input. To employ the effect of integral compensation in the multirate sy...
Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda, Mingcong Deng, Akira Inoue
International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control   5(10) 3431-3438   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
This paper extends a self-tuning two degree-of-freedom generalized predictive control(GPC) by using Youla-Kucera parametrization and saves the amount of computation to calculate the controller by reducing the number of solving Diophantine equation...
Akira Yanou, Akira Inoue, Mingcong Deng, Shiro Masuda
International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control   4(12) 3307-3317   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
This paper proposes an extension method of two degree-of-freedom generalized predictive control (GPC) for m-input m-output systems by using coprime factorization approach. The extended controller has a new design parameter which can change control...
Deng Mingcong, Inoue Akira, Yanou Akira
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBUST AND NONLINEAR CONTROL   17(18) 1716-1733   Dec 2007   [Refereed]
Mingcong Deng, Akira Inoue, Naohiko Ishibashi, Akira Yanou
International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control   2(2) 130-137   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
This paper is concerned with a design problem of a Multivariable Continuous-time Anti-windup Generalised Predictive Control (MCAGPC) using coprime factorisation and Youla-Kucera parameterisation for an aluminium plate thermal process with input co...
Deng Mingcong, Inoue Akira, Yanou Akira, Okazaki Satoshi
MEASUREMENT & CONTROL   40(4) 120-123   May 2007   [Refereed]
SHINOZUKA Akihiro, KOJIMA Tadatomo, YANOU Akira, MA Hongbing
Journal of the Visualization Society of Japan   24(2) 89-92   Sep 2004
GAKUMASAWA Hidetaka, KOJIMA Tadatomo, YANOU Akira, ARIYOSHI Ryuichi
Journal of the Visualization Society of Japan   24(2) 85-88   Sep 2004
IOI Kiyoshi, SATO Yasushi, Yanou Akira, HAYASHI Kimiaki
Transactions of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan   8(2) 207-211   2003   [Refereed]
This paper deals with a virtual maze which displays invisible passages and walls for our palms in real space. Our virtual maze consists of a robotic positioner and a force-reflecting gripper, and we can move the gripper smoothly with small force a...

Misc

 
矢納陽
電気学会論文誌 C   138(5) 459‐462(J‐STAGE)   2018
KOJIMA Tadatomo, YANG Nianru, YANOU Akira
Research reports of the Faculty of Engineering, Kinki University   40 119-125   Dec 2006
It is very important to clarify the structure and the behavior of the Coanda effect, which is one of the characteristics of the jet flow, from the viewpoint of the industrial applications such as a nozzle. In the former report, the structure of th...
KOJIMA Tadatomo, SHINOZUKA Akihiro, YANOU Akira
Research reports of the Faculty of Engineering, Kinki University   39 161-165   Dec 2005
It is very meaningful that the Coanda effect is one of the characters of the jet flow, which clarifies the structure and behavior from the viewpoint of technological application. Recently, the numerical analysis and the experiment have been studie...
KOJIMA Tadatomo, MA Hongbing, GAKUMASAWA Hidetaka, YANOU Akira
Research reports of the Faculty of Engineering, Kinki University   39 155-159   Dec 2005
It was necessary to analyze the finite amplitude waves in exhaust systems for prediction the acoustic characteristics in silencers of internal combustion engines. In this paper, according to the same calculation method to the previous work, a nume...
An Extension of Discrete-time Model Reference Adaptive Control by Using Coprime Factorization
Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE CCA/CACSD   606-610    2002

Conference Activities & Talks

 
井上昭, 佐藤孝雄, DENG Mingcong, 矢納陽
電気学会研究会資料   9 Jun 2018   
矢納陽
電気学会研究会資料   24 Mar 2018   
矢納陽
計測自動制御学会制御部門マルチシンポジウム(CD-ROM)   9 Mar 2018   
井上昭, 逸見知弘, 吉永慎一, 矢納陽, DENG Mingcong
電気学会研究会資料   6 Jan 2018   
矢納陽
電気学会研究会資料   6 Jan 2018   
Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno
22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, ETFA 2017, Limassol, Cyprus, September 12-15, 2017   15 Sep 2017   
Dual-eyes Visual-based Sea Docking for Sea Bottom Battery Recharging
Myo Myint, Kenta Yonemori, Akira Yanou, Khin Nwe Lwin, Naoki Mukada, Mamoru Minami
OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE MONTEREY   Sep 2016   
Naoki Mukada,Kenta Yonemori,Myo Myint,Khin Nwe Lwin,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami
2016 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2016, Sapporo, Japan, December 13-15, 2016   Dec 2016   
Xiang Li,Daiji Izawa,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno,Akira Yanou
2016 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2016, Sapporo, Japan, December 13-15, 2016   Dec 2016   
Akira Yanou,Naoki Hosoya,Katsuhiro Wada,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno
21st IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, ETFA 2016, Berlin, Germany, September 6-9, 2016   Sep 2016   
Myo Myint,Kenta Yonemori,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami,Shintaro Ishiyama
2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015, Nagoya, Japan, December 11-13, 2015   Dec 2015   
Tomoya Shirakawa,Takayuki Matsuno,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami
2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015, Nagoya, Japan, December 11-13, 2015   Dec 2015   
Xiang Li,Jumpei Nishiguchi,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno,Akira Yanou
2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015, Nagoya, Japan, December 11-13, 2015   Dec 2015   
Kohei Sugiyama,Takayuki Matsuno,Tetsushi Kamegawa,Takao Hiraki,Hirotaka Nakaya,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami
2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015, Nagoya, Japan, December 11-13, 2015   Dec 2015   
Keisuke Mukai,Takayuki Matsuno,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami
24th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN 2015, Kobe, Japan, August 31 - September 4, 2015   Aug 2015   
Akira Yanou,Kohei Yoshikawa,Syouya Mizokami,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno
10th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2015, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, May 31 - June 3, 2015   May 2015   
Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno
10th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2015, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, May 31 - June 3, 2015   May 2015   
Haruhiro Inukai,Mamoru Minami,Akira Yanou
10th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2015, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, May 31 - June 3, 2015   May 2015   
Naoki Hosoya,Akira Yanou,Mamoru Minami,Takayuki Matsuno
10th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2015, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, May 31 - June 3, 2015   May 2015   
Yuji Hashimoto, Yuki Otsuki, Takayuki Matsuno, Akira Yanou, Mamoru Minami
2014 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2014   30 Jan 2014   
© 2014 IEEE. A lot of researches on inverted pendulum cart are conducted in recent years. And it attracts as a personal vehicle that realizes energy saving for many practical applications. However, because most conventional personal vehicles requi...
Kohei Yoshikawa, Akira Yanou, Mamoru Minami
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Aug 2012   
This research explores position/orientation control of an underactuated flight object based on two degree-of-freedom PID control. Helicopter is applied in large field because of flight ability such as vertical ascent, vertical descent and hovering...
Yuto Washino, Mamoru Minami, Hidemi Kataoka, Takayuki Matsuno, Akira Yanou, Michiyuki Itoshima, Yosuke Kobayashi
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Aug 2012   
This paper shows effectiveness of bracing for precise and low electrical energy consumption of the end-effector in the case with and without the constraint of the joint of mobile manipulator. Considering that human can do accurate task with less p...
Jumpei Nishiguchi, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou, Takayuki Matsuno, Tomohide Maeba
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Aug 2012   
The objective of this research is to analyze humanoid's jumping and landing motions on a view point of arms' dynamical coupling onto jumping. Humans seem to use arms' swinging for walking or running effectively and jump highly by swinging up arms ...
Koichi Maeda, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou, Hiroaki Matsumoto, Fujia Yu, Sen Hou
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Aug 2012   
Visual Servoing for hand-eye configuration having been presented so far seems to be vulnerable for tracking ability since it may lose a moving target. Our proposal to solve this problem is that the controller for visual servoing of the hand and th...
Takao Sato, Shuhei Kimura, Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda, Nozomu Araki, Yasuo Konishi
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Aug 2012   
This paper proposes a new design method for a sampled-data multirate control system, in which the sampling interval of the plant output is an integer multiple of the hold interval of the control input. An existing control law which stabilizes a cl...
Mingcong Deng, Yoshitaka Teramura, Aihui Wang, Akira Yanou
IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline)   Aug 2011   
The human arm performs a variety of skillful movements by adjusting dynamic characteristics of musculoskeletal system. Such characteristics of musculoskeletal system can be mainly described as viscoelasticity of human multi-joint arm. Many areas r...
Yuya Itou, Takashi Tomono, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)   Nov 2011   
Continuous catching and releasing experiment of several fishes makes the fishes find some escaping strategies such as staying stationary at corner of the pool. To make fish-catching robot intelligent more than fishes' adapting and escaping abiliti...
Fujia Yu, Mamoru Minami, Wei Song, Akira Yanou, Hiroaki Matsumoto
IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)   Nov 2011   
Visual servoing methods for hand-eye configuration have been presented so far seems to be vulnerable for tracking ability since it may lose a moving target. Our proposal to solve this problem is that the controller for visual servoing of the hand ...
Wei Song, Mamoru Minami, Fujia Yu, Yanan Zhang, Akira Yanou
Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation   May 2011   
In this paper, we focus on how to control the robot end-effector to track an object, meanwhile, to approach it with a suitable posture for grasping. We named it "Approaching Visual Servoing". A proposed hand & eye-vergence dual control system is u...
Wei Song, Mamoru Minami, Tomohide Maeba, Yanan Zhang, Akira Yanou, Geng Wang
IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots   Oct 2011   
Although many papers have been published on visual tracking and visual servoing of the vision-based robotics, there are only few research studies on using vision to improve the standing and walking stabilization for legged robots. In this paper, w...
Yusuki Kishimoto, Shiro Masuda, Akira Yano
2011 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronic Systems, ICAMechS 2011 - Final Program   12 Oct 2011   
The two-degrees-of-freedom optimal servo control systems have advantages that the integral gain can be tuned for improving feedback properties such as disturbance attenuation properties, while tracking property is independently designed of feedbac...
Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda, Mingcong Deng, Mamoru Minami
2011 International Symposium on Advanced Control of Industrial Processes, ADCONIP 2011   28 Jul 2011   
Generalized Predictive Control(GPC) can achieve a robust tracking to step-type reference signal because of integral compensation in it. But if there is neither modeling error nor disturbance, it does not need the integral compensation for tracking...
Michiyuki Itoshima, Yusuke Toda, Tomohide Maeba, Hidemi Kataoka, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
This paper researches on finding better position in motion control of robot with elbow attaching to environment as a bracing, where the robots hand is required to track a desired trajectory and to maximum energy efficiency. Considering that human ...
Sho Nakamura, Kosuke Okumura, Akira Yanou, Mamoru Minami
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
We have presented a system of patient robot developed with the aim at improving abilities of nursing student's medical treatment, such as injection to vein. To make patient robot human-like behavior, we have applied chaotic motion to the patient r...
Yuya Ito, Takashi Tomono, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
Continuous catching and releasing experiment of several fishes makes the fishes find some escaping strategies such as staying stationary at corners of the pool. To make fish-catching robot intelligent more than fishes' adapting and escaping abilit...
Yosuke Kobayashi, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
This paper shows global reconfiguration capability evaluation for redundant manipulator while its hand tracking target trajectory and the shape avoiding obstacle. In this research, aiming at constructing an automation system that can operate a giv...
Fujia Yu, Mamoru Minami, Tomohide Maeba, Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
Based on the analysis of the interaction between a manipulator's hand and a working object, a model representing the constrained dynamics of the robot is first discussed. In this paper, we design a new compensation of the system based on the const...
Wei Song, Tomohide Maeba, Geng Wang, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou, Yanan Zhang
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
Although many papers have been published on visual tracking, visual servoing of the vision-based robotics, there are only few research study on using vision to improve the standing and walking stabilization for legged robots. In this paper, we set...
Tomohide Maeba, Geng Wang, Fujia Yu, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
This paper proposes a formulation of dynamical equation of bipedal walking model of humanoid robot with foot by Newton-Euler Method well-known in robotics field as a calculation scheme of dynamics, which can describe a dynamical effect of foot's s...
Junki Nishizaki, Satoshi Okazaki, Akira Yanou, Mamoru Minami
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Sep 2011   
This paper explores an application of strongly stable generalized predictive control (GPC) to temperature control of an aluminum plate. The proposed method gives the same output response as the closed-loop response of GPC designed in advance, even...
Wei Song, Mamoru Minami, Fujia Yu, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
In this paper, we focus on how to control the robot's end-effector to track an object, meanwhile, to approach it with a desired posture for grasping, which we named as "Approaching Visual Servoing (AVS)." AVS with binocular cameras needs inheritab...
Mamoru Minami, Tongxiao Zhang, Fujia Yu, Yusaku Nakamura, Osami Yasukura, Wei Song, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
This paper is concerned with a concept of reconfiguration manipulability inspired from manipulability. The reconfiguration manipulability represents a shape-changeability of each intermediate link when a prior end-effector task is given. Taking re...
Geng Wang, Guanghua Chen, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
Hindrances interfering realistic and practical utilization of hyper-redundant manipulator are thought to be the facts that the higher redundant degrees make the weight of the structure heavier, resulting in a conflict between the required high-red...
Tongxiao Zhang, Yusaku Nakamura, Hou Yang, Wei Song, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
This paper proposes a new approach, Multi-Preview Control, to achieve an on-line control of trajectory tracking and obstacle avoidance for redundant manipulators, whose control strategy positions between on-line local method and offline global met...
Kosuke Okumura, Masanori Mukono, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
Force and torque induced by traveling motion of a mobile robot effect dynamically to the objects being carried on it. If the induced force and torque should be bigger than the static friction force and torque exerting between the carrying objects ...
Guanghua Chen, Mamoru Minami, Geng Wang, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
Based on the analysis of the interaction between a manipulator's hand and a working object, a model representing the constrained dynamics of the robot is first discussed. The constraint forces are expressed by an algebraic function of states, inpu...
Tongxiao Zhang, Fujia Yu, Mamoru Minami, Osami Yasukura, Wei Song, Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
This paper is concerned with a new concept of avoidance manipulability inspired from manipulability. The manipulability represents the ability to generate velocity at the tip of each link without any designated hand task. The avoidance manipulabil...
Mingcong Deng, Aihui Wang, Mamoru Minami, Akira Yanou
SCIS and ISIS 2010 - Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems   Dec 2010   
The ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) is a novel smart polymer material, many potential application for low-mass high-displacement actuators in biomedical and robotic systems have been shown. Although several nonlinear models have been proposed...
Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng
2010 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2010   Aug 2010   
This paper proposes a design method of two degree-of-freedom of self-tuning GPC for m-input m-output systems by using a genetic algorithm. The genetic algorithm gives a solution of integral gain in two degree-of-freedom of self-tuning GPC. When th...
Mingcong Deng, Shengjun Wen, Akira Yanou, Masami Oka, Hiroaki Matsumoto, Akira Inoue
2010 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, ICMIC 2010   Jul 2010   
In this paper, moisture content modelling method based on support vector machine for Sugi drying process is proposed. Moisture content is the quantity of water contained in the Sugi. In general, water in Sugi can be presented as free water and bou...
Shinji Nakayama, Mingcong Deng, Shuhui Bi, Akira Yanou
2010 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, ICMIC 2010   Jul 2010   
The inverted pendulum system has been researched as an experiment target to verify effectiveness of nonlinear control theory. The controller of inverted pendulum has many control parameters. In general , the control parameters are selected by the ...
Akira Yanou
2010 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, ICMIC 2010   Jul 2010   
This paper explores a selection method of the parameter in extended generalized minimum variance controller (GMVC). The conventional GMVC has been extended by coprime factorization and a design parameter was newly introduced by applying Youla-Kuce...
Tomohide Maeba, Mingcong Deng, Akira Yanou, Tomohiro Henmi
2010 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, ICMIC 2010   Jul 2010   
The purpose of this paper is swing-up control of a cart-type single inverted pendulum by using energy control method based on Lyapunov function. Energy control method is one of the effective control methods for under-actuated system, and some exam...
Shuhui Bi, Mingcong Deng, Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, ACC 2010   Jul 2010   
In this paper, operator based control design for output tracking of nonlinear systems with perturbation is considered by using robust right coprime factorization. In details, mismatch is derived and a nonlinear control design is proposed, which si...
Ni Bu, Mingcong Deng, Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, ACC 2010   Jul 2010   
This paper is concerned with the robust stability and output tracking problems of nonlinear feedback control systems with nonlinear unstable plants with perturbations. Based on isomorphism approach, the right coprime factorization of the unstable ...
Mingcong Deng, Ni Bu, Akira Yanou
BIOSIGNALS 2010 - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Bio-inpsired Systems and Signal Processing, Proceedings   Jan 2010   
The paper concerns a framework of an estimation of multijoint human arm viscoelasticity in a small sufficient time period. The uncertainties have to be considered in estimating the viscoelasticity of the multijoint human arm. In general, the uncer...
Mingcong Deng, Shuhui Bi, Akira Yanou, Akira Inoue
ICCAS-SICE 2009 - ICROS-SICE International Joint Conference 2009, Proceedings   Aug 2009   
In this paper, operator based robust nonlinear control for nonlinear plants with time-delays is considered by using robust right coprime factorization approach. That is, based on internal model control (IMC) and a delay compensating method, operat...
Ajiboye Osunleke, Mingcong Deng, Akira Inoue, Akira Yanou
IEEE AFRICON Conference   Sep 2009   
This paper deals with a design problem of Non-minimum phase systems with input constraints and unknown disturbance using the adaptive Robust Anti-windup Generalized Predictive Control (RAGPC) scheme. In essence non-minimum phase systems are charac...
Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng, Akira Inoue
2009 4th International Conference on Innovative Computing, Information and Control, ICICIC 2009   Dec 2009   
This paper explores a selection method of the design parameter introduced in the extended Generalized Minimum Variance Control (GMVC) based on state-space approach by using a genetic algorithm. The extended controller has a new design parameter wh...
Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng, Akira Inoue
ICCAS-SICE 2009 - ICROS-SICE International Joint Conference 2009, Proceedings   Aug 2009   
This paper proposes a design scheme of generalized minimum variance control (GMVC) having a new design parameter. The design parameter is introduced by applying coprime factorization approach and Youla-Kucera parameterization of stabilizing compen...
Shigeharu Miyata, Hitomi Nakamura, Akira Yanou, Shin Takehara
2009 4th International Conference on Innovative Computing, Information and Control, ICICIC 2009   Dec 2009   
Rapid advances in robot technology have been made in recent years. In connection with these advances, robots are expected to be utilized in a variety of places and environments. This study describes 1) a method which allows a robot to measure the ...
Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC 2009   Mar 2009   
Generalized Predictive Control (GPC) achieves a robust tracking for step-type reference signal by including an integrator in advance. Although author has proposed a design scheme of two degree-of-freedom GPC system which reveals an effect of integ...
Hiroyuki Yanai, Takao Sato, Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda
Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC 2009   Mar 2009   
This paper deals with a multirate control system,where the sampling interval of the plant output is an integer multiple of the hold interval of the control input. In the multirate system, intersample output may oscillate even if a sampled output c...
Shigeharu Miyata, Akira Yanou, Shin Takehara
Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC 2009   Mar 2009   
The robot technology is rapidly developing in recent years. In connection with this technology, a robot activity is expected in various places or various environments. Therefore, this study describes 1) how the location of the destination of the r...
Akira Yanou
Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC 2009   Mar 2009   
Generalized Predictive Control (GPC) achieves a robust tracking for step-type reference signal by including an integrator in advance. Although author has proposed a design scheme of two degree-of-freedom GPC system which reveals an effect of integ...
Takao Sato, Hiroyuki Yanai, Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda
3rd International Conference on Innovative Computing Information and Control, ICICIC'08   Jun 2008   
This paper proposes a new design method for a multi-rate control system, where a sampling interval of a plant output is an integer multiple of a hold interval of a control input. To employ the effect of integral compensation only if there is model...
Shigeharu Miyata, Akira Yanou, Hitomi Nakamura, Shin Takehara
3rd International Conference on Innovative Computing Information and Control, ICICIC'08   Jun 2008   
In the research field of the intelligent transportation system (ITS) and the roving robot, the driver-support system auto-recognizing road sings and the robot control system auto-recognizing behavior-indication signs are variously suggested. Both ...
Akira Yanou, Mingcong Deng, Shiro Masuda, Akira Inoue
3rd International Conference on Innovative Computing Information and Control, ICICIC'08   Jun 2008   
This paper proposes an extension of self-tuning two degree-of-freedom generalized predictive control based on polynomial approach with computational savings. When the identified plant parameters converge on true values, the proposed method reveals...
Akira Yanou, Akira Inoue, Deng Mingcong, Shiro Masuda
Second International Conference on Innovative Computing, Information and Control, ICICIC 2007   Sep 2007   
This paper proposes an extension method of two degree-of-freedom generalized predictive control (GPC) for m-input m-output systems by using coprime factorization approach. The extended controller has new design parameter which can change the contr...
Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda, Akira Inoue
Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference - Advances in Dynamics, Instrumentation and Control, CDIC 2006   Aug 2006   
We propose a design scheme of two degree-of-freedom of self-tuning generalized predictive control based on polynomial approach with computational savings. When the identified plant parameters converge on true values, the proposed method reveals th...
An extension of two degree-of-freedom of self-tuning GPC based on state-space approach using coprime factorization approach
Akira Yanou, Akira Inoue, Shiro Masuda
2007 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control   Apr 2007   
Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda, Akira Inoue
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Aug 2005   
We propose a design scheme of self-tuning two degree-of-freedom GPC based on polynomial approach. When the identified plant parameters converge on true values, the proposed method reveals the effect of the integral compensation only if there exist...
Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda, Akira Inoue
Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference   Aug 2005   
This paper proposes a design scheme of self-tuning two degree-of-freedom GPC for m-input m-output systems. When the identified plant parameters converge on true values, the proposed method reveals the effect of the integral compensation only if th...
Akira Yanou, Shiro Masuda, Akira Inoue
Proceedings SICE 2004   Aug 2004   
This paper proposes a design scheme of two degree-of-freedom GPC for m-input m-output systems. The proposed method reveals the effect of the integral compensation only if there exists modelling error and/or disturbance. Therefore, performance degr...
Mingcong Deng, Akira Inoue, Akira Yanou, Yoichi Hirashima
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control   Dec 2003   
This paper deals with a design problem of a continuous-time anti-windup generalized predictive control system using coprime factorization approach for non-minimum phase processes with input constraints. Based on the proposed design scheme, a condi...
An Extension of Multivariable continuous-time Generalized Predictive Control by using Coprime Factorization Approach
A. Yanou, A. Inoue
SICE Annual Conference 2003 in Fukui Proceedings   Aug 2003   
Akira Yanou, Akira Inoue, Yoichi Hirashima
IEEE Conference on Control Applications - Proceedings   Sep 2002   
This paper proposes a new discrete-time model reference adaptive controller(MRAC) having new design parameters. In selecting the design parameters, the controller becomes a strongly stable MRAC except the zeros of the plant, that is, the closed-lo...
Akira Inoue, Akira Yanou, Takao Sato, Yoichi Hirashima
Proceedings of the American Control Conference   Jun 2001   
This paper proposes a new generalized minimum variance controller (GMVC) using state-space approach. The controller consists of a state feedback and a reduced-order observer with poles at z = 0. A coprime factorization of the state-space based con...
Akira Inoue, Akira Yanou, Takao Sato, Yoichi Hirashima
Proceedings of the American Control Conference   Jun 2000   
This paper proposes a new generalized minimum-variance controller (GMVC) having new design parameters by using the coprime factorization approach for a multi-input multi-output (MIMO) case. The method is directly extended from a conventional GMVC ...
Akira Inoue, Akira Yanou, Youichi Hirashima
Proceedings of the American Control Conference   Jun 1999   
This paper proposes a new generalized predictive control (GPC) having new design parameters. In selecting the design parameters, the controller becomes a strongly stable GPC, that is, not only the closed-loop system is stable, but also the control...

Research Grants & Projects

 
Research on an Extension Method of Generalized Minimum Variance Control using Coprime Factorization Approach
Project Year: 2002 - 2006
Research on a Strong Stabilization of Generalized Predictive Control with Constraints