Publications

International journal papers

Quantitative Evaluation of Human Finger Tapping Movements Through Magnetic Measurements

Keisuke Shima, Toshio Tsuji, Akihiko Kandori, Masaru Yokoe, and Saburo Sakoda
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2018.2881002, Date of Publication: 12 November 2018. (Early Access, SCI, IF=3.936)

A Mobile Cough Strength Evaluation Device Using Cough Sounds

Yasutaka Umayahara, Zu Soh, Kiyokazu Sekikawa, Toshihiro Kawae, Akira Otsuka, and Toshio Tsuji
Sensors, Vol. 18, Issue. 11, 3810 (pp. 1-13), DOI:10.3390/s18113810, November 2018. (SCI, IF=2.475)
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A computational model of internal representations of chemical gradients in environments for chemotaxis of Caenorhabditis elegans

Zu Soh, Kazuma Sakamoto , Michiyo Suzuki , Yuichi Iino and Toshio Tsuji
Scientific Reports, volume 8, Article number: 17190, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-35157-1, Published online: 21 November 2018. (SCI, IF=4.259)
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Supporting effects on muscles of a motion assistive wear depending on the fixture position

Kazunori Ogawa, Akito Kadowaki, Koji Shimatani, Masaya Hasegawa, Keita Takahashi, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 729-739, DOI: 10.20965/jrm.2018.p0729, October 2018. (E-SCI)

Domestic journal papers

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.

Analysis of steering wheel operations based on human arm mechanical properties (in Japanese)

Kazuo Nishikawa, Kouji Furukawa, Isao Kawate, Toru Miyazaki, Takahide Nouzawa and Toshio Tsuji
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, No.15-00023[DOI:10.1299/transjsme. 15-00023], Vol. 81 (2015) No. 831 p. 15-00023, 2015.

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International conferences

VR training system of step timing for baseball batter using force stimulus

Wataru Sakoda, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita
AsiaHaptics2018, D1P11, Songdo, Korea, November 14-16, 2018.

Brain Activity While Waiting to Steer a Car: An fMRI Study

Yoshihisa Okamoto, Toshihiro Yoshida, Kazuhiro Takemura, Takahide Nouzawa, Takafumi Sasaoka, Zu Soh, Shigeto Yamawaki and Toshio Tsuji,
The 5th International Conference on Biomedical and Bioinformatics Engineering (ICBBE 2018), pp.122-127, Okinawa, Japan, International Conference Proceedings by ACM (ISBN:978-1-4503-6561-1), November 12-14, 2018.

A Dual-arm Cooperation Training System for Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand Control

Kazuya Hashimoto, Taro Shibanoki, Go Nakamura, Takaaki Chin and Toshio Tsuji
The Second Annual IEEE Life Sciences Conference (LSC), Montreal, Canada, 28-30 October, 2018 (accepted)

Selection of Motor Imageries for Brain–Computer Interfaces Based on Partial Kullback–Leibler Information Measure

Taro Shibanoki, Yuki Koizumi, Bi Adriel Jr. Yozan and Toshio Tsuji
The Second Annual IEEE Life Sciences Conference (LSC), Montreal, Canada, 28-30 October, 2018 (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

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

Human-Machine Matching of Arm-leg Characteristics and Mechanical Characteristics in Driving Operations

Kazuo Nishikawa

A Study on a Log-linearized Peripheral Arterial Viscoelastic Model for Medical Applications

Hiroki Hirano