Publications

International journal papers

A myoelectric prosthetic hand with muscle synergy-based motion determination and impedance model-based biomimetic control

Akira Furui, Shintaro Eto, Kosuke Nakagaki, Kyohei Shimada, Go Nakamura, Akito Masuda, Takaaki Chin, and Toshio Tsuji
Science Robotics, Vol. 4, Issue 31, eaaw6339, DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.eaaw6339, 26 June 2019. (SCI, IF=19.4)
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A Scale Mixture-based Stochastic Model of Surface EMG Signals with Variable Variances

Akira Furui, Hideaki Hayashi, and Toshio Tsuji
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2019.2895683, Date of Publication: 28 January 2019. (Accepted, SCI, IF = 4.288)

Estimation of Arterial Viscosity Based on an Oscillometric Method and Its Application in Evaluating the Vascular Endothelial Function

Hiroshi Tanaka, Akihisa Mito, Harutoyo Hirano, Zu Soh, Ryuji Nakamura, Noboru Saeki, Masashi Kawamoto, Yukihito Higashi, Masao Yoshizumi, and Toshio Tsuji
Scientific Reports, volume 9, Article number: 2609, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-38776-4, Published online: 22 February 2019. (SCI, IF=4.259)
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Development of fMRI-Compatible Steering Reaction Force Generation Unit

Yoshihisa Okamoto, Takafumi Sasaoka, Toshihiro Yoshida, Kazuhiro Takemura, Zu Soh, Takahide Nouzawa, Shigeto Yamawaki, and Toshio Tsuji
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Volume: 24, Issue: 2, April 2019, pp. 549 – 560, DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2019.2895456, Date of Publication: 25 January 2019. (SCI, IF=3.936)
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Domestic journal papers

Analysis of movement of carotid artery using template matching: the second report (in Japanese)

Shinji Kume, Toshinori Matsushige, Seiji Hama, Shigeyuki Sakamoto, Takahito Okazaki, Ohshita Junpei, Ishii Daizo, Mizuguchi Shota, Zu Soh, Toshio Tsuji, and Kaoru Kurisu
Neurosonology, vol.32, no. 1, pp.4-9, April 2019.
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Analysis of Movement of Carotid Artery Using Template Matching (in Japanese)

Shinji Kume, Toshinori Matsushige, Seiji Hama, Shigeyuki Sakamoto, Takahito Okazaki, Ohshita Junpei, Ishii Daizo, Mizuguchi Shota, Zu Soh, Toshio Tsuji, and Kaoru Kurisu
Neurosonology, vol.30, no. 3, pp.139-143, December 2017.

An Interactive Training System for Myoelectric Prostheses Using Virtual Hand (in Japanese)

Taro Shibanoki, Go Nakamura, Fuminori Orihashi, Hideaki Hayashi, Yuichi Kurita, Takeshi Takaki Yuichiro Honda, Futoshi Mizobe, Takaaki Chin, and Toshio Tsuji
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 404-410, 2016.

A diagnostic support method for evaluating autonomic nervous function of patients with Parkinson’s disease using a head-up tilt test (in Japanese)

Hiroki Hirano, Masafumi Ito, Takuyuki Endo, Hideaki Hayashi, Harutoyo Hirano, Yuichi Kurita, Saburo Sakoda, Toshio Tsuji
The Japanese Journal of Physical Therapy Science,Vol. 85,No. 6, pp. 569-576, 2015.

International conferences

Evaluating Habituation to a Novel Environment of Zebrafish using Bioelectrical Signals

Zu Soh, Ryosuke Sekimoto, Masayuki Yoshida, Toshio Tsuji
The SICE Annual Conference 2019, September 10-13, 2019, Hiroshima, JAPAN(accepted)

Evaluation of Vascular Endothelial Function Based on the Air-cuff Plethysmogram

Harutoyo Hirano and Toshio Tsuji
The SICE Annual Conference 2019, September 10-13, 2019, Hiroshima, JAPAN(accepted)

Unconstrained Monitoring of Pulse Pressure Waves from the Surface of the Subject’s Back

Akihisa Mito, Harutoyo Hirano, Naoki Hagiyama, Zu Soh, Etsunori Fujita, Yumi Ogura, Ryuji Nakamura, Noboru Saeki, Masashi Kawamoto, Masao Yoshizumi, and Toshio Tsuji
The SICE Annual Conference 2019, September 10-13, 2019, Hiroshima, JAPAN(accepted)

A Training Method for Voice Signal-based Human Interfaces Based on False Recognition

Taro Shibanoki, Go Nakamura, Takaaki Chin, and Toshio Tsuji
The SICE Annual Conference 2019, September 10-13, 2019, Hiroshima, JAPAN(accepted)

Book chapters

Discrimination of Dual-arm Motions Using a Joint Posterior Probability Neural Network for Human-robot Interfaces

Taro Shibanoki and Toshio Tsuji
Handbook of Research on Biomimetics and Biomedical Robotics (Maki K. Habib, Ed.), Chapter 15, pp.347-374, IGI Global, USA, December, 2017.
ISBN13: 9781522529934|ISBN10: 1522529934|EISBN13: 9781522529941|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2993-4
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EMG-Controlled Human-Robot Interfaces: A Hybrid Motion and Task Modeling Approach

Nan Bu, Toshio Tsuji, and Osamu Fukuda
Human Modelling for Bio-Inspired Robotics, Mechanical Engineering in Assistive Technologies (Edited by Jun Ueda and Yuichi Kurita), pp. 75-109, Academic Press, 2017.

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Fingertip Force Estimation Based on the Deformation of the Fingertip

Akihito Kibita, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita
Haptic Interaction: Perception, Devices and Applications (Edited by Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Hideyuki Ando, and Ki-Uk Kyung), pp. 201-205, 10.1007/978-4-431-55690-9_39, Springer Japan, 2015.

Wearable Pseudo-Haptic Interaction by Using Electrical Muscle Stimulation

Takaaki Ishikawa, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita
Haptic Interaction: Perception, Devices and Applications (Edited by Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Hideyuki Ando, and Ki-Uk Kyung), pp.135-140, 10.1007/978-4-431-55690-9_25, Springer Japan, 2015.

Doctoral dissertations

Development of a Lightweight Flexible motion Assist Suit Using Pneumatic Artificial Muscles

Kazunori Ogawa

A Novel Cough Strength Evaluation Method via Cough Sounds

Yasutaka Umayahara

A Virtual Training System for Myoelectric Prosthesis Prescription

Go Nakamura

A study on a novel continuous blood viscosity monitoring method for cardiopulmonary bypass

Shigeyuki Okahara