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Mitsuru Higashimori

Associate Professor
Kaneko Higashimori Lab.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

Brief Biography

1998: M.S. degree from Hiroshima University
1998: Toshiba Corporation
2002: Research Associate of Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University
2006: Ph.D. degree from Hiroshima University
2006: Research Associate of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
2007: Assistant Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
2008: Associate Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

< Main Works >
Dynamic Manipulation Using Robot System
Modeling, Sensing and Handling of Deformable Objects



      - Robotic manipulation -       - Food Texture Sensing -
      - Former Works -

 


 Contact:

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Graduate School of Engineering,
Osaka University
2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
E-Mail:

Member:

  • 2008-: Japan Society for Medical and Biological Engineering
  • 2006-: IEEE
  • 2005-: The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2002-: The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
  • 1997-: The Robotics Society of Japan

Achievements:

  Journal Papers

  • R. Koretake, M. Kaneko, and M. Higashimori: The Robot That Can Achieve Card Magic, ROBOMECH Journal, 2:5, 2015.
  • M. Nakauma, S. Ishihara, T. Funami, T. Yamamoto, and M. Higashimori: Deformation Behavior of Agar Gel on a Soft Substrate During Instrumental Compression and Its Computer Simulation, Food Hydrocolloids, vol.36, pp.301-307, 2014.
  • Y. Tsukamoto, T. Mano, Y. Sakata, T. Ohtani, Y. Takeda, S. Tamaki, Y. Omori, Y. Ikeya, Y. Saito, R. Ishii, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, T. Miwa, K. Yamamoto, and I. Komuro: A Novel Heart Failure Mice Model of Hypertensive Heart Disease by Angiotensin II Infusion, Nephrectomy, and Salt Loading, American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, vol.305, pp.H1658-H1667, 2013.
  • K. Tadakuma, N. Tanaka, Y. Haraguchi, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, T. Shimizu, M. Yamato, and T. Okano: A Device for the Rapid Transfer/transplantation of Living Cell Sheets with the Absence of Cell Damage, Biomaterials, vol.34, pp.9018-9025, 2013.
  • S. Tamaki, T. Mano, Y. Sakata, T. Ohtani, Y. Takeda, D. Kamimura, Y. Omori, Y. Tsukamoto, Y. Ikeya, M. Kawa, A. Kumanogoh, K. Hagihara, R. Ishii, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, H. Hasuwa, T. Miwa, K. Yamamoto, and I. Komuro: Interleukin-16 Promotes Cardiac Fibrosis and Myocardial Stiffening in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, PLOS ONE, July 2013, Volume.8, Issue 7, e68893, 2013.
  • I. G. Ramirez-Alpizar, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Characterization of Deformable Objects by Using Dynamic Nonprehensile Manipulation, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol.25, no.1, pp.252-261, 2013.
  • C. Tsai, I. Kao, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Modeling, Sensing and Interpretation of Viscoelastic Contact Interface, Journal of Advanced Robotics, vol.26, no.11-12, pp.1393-1418, 2012.
  • I. G. Ramirez-Alpizar, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, C. Tsai, and I. Kao: Dynamic Nonprehensile Manipulation for Rotating a Thin Deformable Object: an Analogy to Bipedal Gaits, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol.28, no.3, pp.607-618, 2012.
  • N. Tanaka, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, and I. Kao: Noncontact Active Sensing for Viscoelastic Parameters of Tissue With Coupling Effect, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol.55, no.3, pp.509-520, 2011.
  • M. Higashimori, K. Utsumi, Y. Omoto, and M. Kaneko: Dynamic Manipulation Inspired by the Handling of a Pizza Peel, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol.25, no.4, pp.829-838, 2009.
  • H. Jeong, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Improvement of Vibration Sensitivity by Tangential Vibration, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol.21, no.4, pp.554-562, 2009.
  • N. Sakamoto, M. Higashimori, T. Tsuji, and M. Kaneko: An Optimum Design of Robotic Food Handling by Using Burger Model, Intelligent Service Robotics, pp.53-60, 2009.
  • Y. Takeda, Y. Sakata, M. Higashimori, T. Mano, M. Nishio, T. Ohtani, M. Hori, T. Masuyama, M. Kaneko, and K. Yamamoto: Noninvasive Assessment of Wall Distensibility with the Evaluation of Diastolic Epicardial Movement, Journal of Cardiac Failure, vol.15, no.1, pp.68-77, 2009.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Kimura, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Dynamic Capturing Strategy for a 2-D Stick-Shaped Object Based on Friction Independent Collision, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol.23, no.3, pp.541-552, 2007.
  • T. Matsui, M. Sakawa, T. Uno, K. Kato, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Particle Swarm Optimization for Jump Height Maximization of a Serial Link Robot, Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics, vol.11, no.8, pp.956-963, 2007.
  • M. Higashimori, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Non-Dimensional Analysis Based Design on Tracing Type Legged Robots, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol.18, no.3, pp.333-339, 2006.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, A. Namiki, and M. Ishikawa: Design of the 100G Capturing Robot Based on Dynamic Preshaping, The International Journal of Robotics Research, vol.24, no.9, pp.743-753, Sept. 2005.
  • M. Kaneko, M. Higashimori, R. Takenaka, A. Namiki, and M. Ishikawa: The 100G Capturing Robot -Too Fast to See-, IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, vol.8, no.1, pp.37-44, 2003.

  Proceedings of International Conference  (Full-Paper Review)

  • R. Sakashita and M. Higashimori: 1-Actuator 3-DoF Parts Feeding Using Hybrid Joint Mechanism with Twisted Axis Layout, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2017), (Singapore, 2017.5.30), pp.2335-2342.
  • A. Shibata, A. Ikegami, S. Nakao, S. Ishihara, M. Nakauma, and M. Higashimori: Food Texture Sensing by Using Imitation Tongue with Variable Elasticity, Proc. of 2016 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2016), (Sapporo, Japan, 2016.12.14), pp.421-427.
  • S. Kumakura, A. Shibata, and M. Higashimori: Texture Evaluation System of Paste Food by Using Elastic Imitation Tongue, Proc. of the 2016 IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), (Budapest, Hungary, 2016.10.11), pp.4781-4786.
  • S. Mori and M. Higashimori: Underactuated Robot Finger Controlled by Variable Vibration Center Effect, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2016), (Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.5.18), pp.3764-3770.
  • H. Natsuhara and M. Higashimori: Dynamic Nonprehensile Manipulation by Using Active-passive Hybrid Joint with Nonparallel Axes, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2015), (Seattle, WA, USA, 2015.5.28), pp.2502-2507.
  • T. Yamamoto, M. Higashimori, M. Nakauma, S. Nakao, A. Ikegami, and S. Ishihara: Pressure Distribution-Based Texture Sensing by Using a Simple Artificial Mastication System, Proc. of 36th Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'14), (Chicago, IL, USA, 2014.8.27), pp.864-869.
  • R. Koretake, M. Kaneko, and M. Higashimori: The Robot That Can Achieve Card Magic, Proc. of 2014 IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM2014), (Besançon, France, 2014.7.10), pp.1249-1254.
  • M. Higashimori, T. Inahara, and M. Kaneko: Nonprehensile Shaping of a Deformable Object by Using Its Gait-Like Behaviors, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2013), (Karlsruhe, Germany, 2013.5.8), pp.3236-3241.
  • R. Tadakuma, K. Tadakuma, M. Takagi, S. Onishi, G. Matsui, K. Ioka, Y. Tsumaki, M. Higashimori and M. Kaneko: The Gear Mechanism with Passive Rollers: The Input Mechanism to Drive the Omnidirectional Gear and Worm Gearing, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2013), (Karlsruhe, Germany, 2013.5.7), pp.1512-1519.
  • I. G. Ramirez-Alpizar, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Identification of a Thin Flexible Object with Bipedal Gaits, Proc. of 8th IEEE Int. Conf. on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE2012), (Seoul, Korea, 2012.8.23), pp.952-957.
  • A. Shibata, M. Higashimori, I. G. Ramirez-Alpizar, and M. Kaneko: Tongue Elasticity Sensing with Muscle Contraction Monitoring, Proc. of the 2012 ICME Int. Conf. on Complex Medical Engineering (CME2012), (Kobe, Japan, 2012.7.2), pp.511-516.
  • M. Kaneko, Y. Yamaguchi, and M. Higashimori: Droplet Hardness for Tissue Engineering, Proc. of the 4th IEEE RAS/EMBS Int. Conf. on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob2012), (Roma, Italy, 2012.6), pp.454-459.
  • K. Tadakuma, R. Tadakuma, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko: Robotic Finger Mechanism Equipped Omnidirectional Driving Roller with Two Active Rotational Axes, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2012), (St. Paul, MN, USA, 2012.5.16), pp.3523-3524.
  • K. Tadakuma, R. Tadakuma, K. Ioka, T. Kudo, M. Takagi, U. Tsumaki, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko: Study on the Omnidirectional Driving Gear Mechanism, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2012), (St. Paul, MN, USA, 2012.5.16), pp.3531-3532.
  • T. Inahara, M. Higashimori, K. Tadakuma, and M. Kaneko: Dynamic Nonprehensile Shaping of a Thin Rheological Object, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2011), (San Francisco, CA, USA, 2011.9.27), pp.1392-1397.
  • K. Yoshimoto, M. Higashimori, K. Tadakuma, and M. Kaneko: Active Outline Shaping of a Rheological Object Based on Plastic Deformation Distribution, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2011), (San Francisco, CA, USA, 2011.9.27), pp.1386-1391.
  • K. Tadakuma, R. Tadakuma, K. Terada, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Linear Load-Sensitive Continuously Variable Transmission Mechanism with the Spherical Driving Unit, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2011), (San Francisco, CA, USA, 2011.9.30), pp.4048-4053.
  • R. Ishii, M. Higashimori, K. Tadakuma, M. Kaneko, S. Tamaki, Y. Sakata, and K. Yamamoto: Balloon Type Elasticity Sensing for Left Ventricle of Small Laboratory Animal, Proc. of 33rd Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'11), (Boston, MA, USA, 2011.8.31), pp.904-907.
  • I. G. Ramirez-Alpizar, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, C. Tsai, and I. Kao: Nonprehensile Dynamic Manipulation of a Sheet-like Viscoelastic Object, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), (Shanghai, China, 2011.5), pp.5103-5108.
  • J. Nishiyama, C. Tsai, M. Quigley, I. Kao, A. Shibata, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: An Experimental Study of Biologically Inspired Artificial Skin Sensor Under Static Loading and Dynamic Stimuli, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), (Shanghai, China, 2011.5), pp.1778-1773.
  • N. Tanaka, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Non-Contact Stiffness Sensing with Deformation Dependent Force Calibration, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), (Shanghai, China, 2011.5), pp.248-253.
  • K. Tadakuma, R. Tadakuma, A. Ming, M. Shimojo, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Development of the "Omni-Paddle": Amphibious Spherical Rotary Paddle Mechanism, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), (Shanghai, China, 2011.5), pp.5056-5062.
  • C. Tsai, I. Kao, A. Shibata, K. Yoshimoto, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Experimental Study of Creep Response of Viscoelastic Contact Interface Under Force Control, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010), (Taipei, Taiwan, 2010.10.20), pp.4257-4280.
  • C. Tsai, J. Nishiyama, I. Kao, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Study of the Relationship Between the Strain and Strain Rate for Viscoelastic Contact Interface in Robotic Grasping, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010), (Taipei, Taiwan, 2010.10.19), pp.592-597.
  • K. Funai, K. Mizoue, M. Higashimori, K. Tadakuma, and M. Kaneko: Empirical Based Optimal Design of Active Strobe Imager, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010), (Taipei, Taiwan, 2010.10.19), pp.1896-1901.
  • K. Tadakuma, R. Tadakuma, A. Maruyama, E. Rohmer, K. Nagatani, K. Yoshida, A. Ming, M. Shimojo, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Mechanical Design of the Wheel-Leg Hybrid Mobile Robot to Realize a Large Wheel Diameter, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010), (Taipei, Taiwan, 2010.10.20), pp.3358-3365.
  • M. Higashimori, I. G. Ramirez-Alpizar, and M. Kaneko: Modeling and Handling of Deformable Object by Nonprehensile Dynamic Manipulation, Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on the Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2010), (Suita, Japan, 2010.10.6), pp.427-432.
  • N. Tanaka, R. Uchida, M. Higashimori, K. Tadakuma, and M. Kaneko: Point-type Non-Contact Stiffness Sensing of Soft Tissue with Coupling Effect, Proc. of 32th Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'10), (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010.9.4), pp.5764-5767.
  • R. Uchida, N. Tanaka, M. Higashimori, K. Tadakuma, M. Kaneko, M. Kondo, and M. Yamato: Cell Sheet Stiffness Sensing without Taking out from Culture Liquid, Proc. of 32th Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'10), (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010.9.1), pp.827-830.
  • M. Higashimori, K. Yoshimoto, and Makoto Kaneko: Active Shaping of an Unknown Rheological Object Based on Deformation Decomposition into Elasticity and Plasticity, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2010), (Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2010.5.6), pp.5120-5126.
  • Y. Hirose, K. Tadakuma, M. Higashimori, T. Arai, M. Kaneko, R. Iitsuka, Y. Yamanishi, and F. Arai: A New Evaluation toward High Speed Cell Sorter, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2010), (Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2010.5.6), pp.4113-4118.
  • K. Tadakuma, R. Tadakuma, A. Maruyama, E. Rohmer, K. Nagatani, K. Yoshida, A. Ming, M. Shimojo, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Armadillo-Inspired Wheel-Leg Retractable Module, Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics, (Guilin, Guangxi, China, 2009.12), pp.610-615.
  • K. Yamada, T. Gosho, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, and Y. Kiuchi: 3D Dynamic Active Sensing of Human Eye, Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, (Gwangju, Korea, 2009.10), pp.332-335.
  • C. Tsai, I. Kao, K. Yoshimoto, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: An Experimental Study and Modeling of Loadingand Unloading of Nonlinear Viscoelastic Contacts, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS09), (St. Louis, MO, USA, 2009.10.13), pp.3404-3409.
  • M. Higashimori, Y. Omoto, and M. Kaneko: Experimental Approach on Deformable Object Manipulation Inspired by the Handling of a Pizza Peel, Proc. of 9th Int. IFAC Symp. on Robot Control (SYROCO2009), (Gifu, Japan, 2009.9.11), pp.511-516.
  • M. Higashimori, Y. Omoto, and M. Kaneko: Non-grasp Manipulation of Deformable Object by Using Pizza Handling Mechanism, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA09), (Kobe, Japan, 2009.5.14), pp.120-125.
  • M. Kaneko, T. Mizuta, and M. Higashimori: Toward Ischemia Dynamics Based Medical Diagnosis, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA09), (Kobe, Japan, 2009.5.16), pp.4457-4462.
  • H. Jeong, T. Gosyo, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Frequency Response Dependence to Vibration Sensitivity by Pressing, Proc of 2008 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2008), (Bangkok, Thailand, 2009.2.24), pp.1206-1211.
  • H. Jeong, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Evaluating System For the Vibrotactile Perception, Proc. of the 6th Int. Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP 2008), (Hawaii, USA, 2008.9.30), IFMIP-535.
  • C. Tsai, I. Kao, N. Sakamoto, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Applying Viscoelastic Contact Modeling to Grasping Task: an experimental case study, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS08), (Nice, France, 2008.9.24), pp.1790-1795.
  • H. Jeong, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Improvement of Touch Sensitivity by Pressing, Proc. of 30th Annual Int. Conf. the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'08), (Vancouver, Canada, 2008.8.22), pp.2409-2414.
  • N. Tanaka, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Active Sensing for Viscoelastic Tissue with Coupling Effect, Proc. of 30th Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'08), (Vancouver, Canada, 2008.8.21), pp.106-111.
  • M. Higashimori, K. Utsumi, and M. Kaneko: Dexterous Hyper Plate Inspired by Pizza Manipulation, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA08), (Pasadena, California, USA, 2008.5.21), pp.399-406.
  • N. Sakamoto, M. Higashimori, T. Tsuji, and M. Kaneko: Piercing Based Grasping by Using Self-Tightening Effect, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA08), (Pasadena, California, USA, 2008.5.23), pp.4055-4066.
  • N. Sakamoto, M. Higashimori, T. Tsuji, and M. Kaneko: Basic Consideration on Robotic Food Handling by Using Burger Model, Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, (Pohang, Korea, 2007.11.23), pp.363-368.
  • N. Yamasaki, M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, and Y. Kiuchi: Visualization of Cornea Dynamics, Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, (Pohang, Korea, 2007.11.23), pp.305-310.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Kimura, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Friction Independent Dynamic Capturing Strategy for a 2D Stick-Shaped Object, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA07), (Roma, Italy, 2007.4.11), pp.217-224.
  • N. Sakamoto, M. Higashimori, T. Tsuji, and M. Kaneko: An Optimum Design of Robotic Hand for Handling a Visco-Elastic Object Based on Maxwell Model, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA07), (Roma, Italy, 2007.4.11), pp.1219-1225.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Harada, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Torque Pattern Generation Towards the Maximum Jump Height, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA06), (Orlando, Florida, USA, 2006.5.16), pp.1096-1101.
  • M. Higashimori, H. Jeong, and M. Kaneko: Twisting Based Manipulation by Robotic Fingers with Common Rotational Axis, Proc. of the 2nd Int. Conf. on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, (Daejeon, Korea, 2005.11.3), pp.77-82.
  • M. Higashimori, S. Nishio, and M. Kaneko: Dynamic Preshaping Based Optimum Design for High Speed Capturing Robots, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS05), (Edmonton, Canada, 2005.8.5), pp.2930-2935.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Kimura, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Two-step Grasping Strategy for Capturing a Stick-shaped Object, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS05), (Edmonton, Canada, 2005.8.5), pp.3592-3597.
  • M. Higashimori, H. Jeong, I. Ishii, A. Namiki, M. Ishikawa, and M. Kaneko: A New Four-Fingered Robot Hand with Dual Turning Mechanism, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA05), (Barcelona, Spain, 2005.4.20), pp.2690-2695.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Harada, M. Yuya, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Dimensional Analysis Based Design on Tracing Type Legged Robots, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA05), (Barcelona, Spain, 2005.4.20), pp.3744-3749.
  • M. Higashimori, A. Jono, and M. Kaneko: Dynamic Behavior of a Sphere Object Sandwiched in Parallel Grippers, Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM04), (Asahikawa, Japan, 2004.10.4), MP2-A-2, pp.235-240.
  • M. Higashimori and M. Kaneko: Design of Joint Spring for Dynamic Preshaping, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS03), (Las Vegas, USA, 2003.10.29), pp.2101-2106.
  • M. Kaneko, M. Higashimori, A. Namiki, and M. Ishikawa: The 100G Capturing Robot -Too Fast To See-, Proc. of the 11th Int. Symp. on Robotics Research (ISRR03), (Siena, Italy, 2003.10), W.2A-2.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Kaneko, and M. Ishikawa: Dynamic Preshaping for a Robot Driven by a Single Wire, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA03), (Taipei, Taiwan, 2003.9.16), pp.1115-1120.
  • M. Kaneko, M. Higashimori, K. Harada, and T. Tsuji: Evaluation on Transition Stability of Enveloped Objects Using Force-flow Diagram, Proc. of the IASTED Int. Conf. Robotics and Manufacturing (IASTED,RM98), (1998.7, Banff, Canada), pp.222-227.
  • M. Kaneko, M. Higashimori, and T. Tsuji: Transition Stability of Enveloped Objects, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA98), (Leuven, Belgium, 1998.5), pp.3040-3046.
  • M. Kaneko, M. Higashimori, and M. Tsuji: Pulling Motion Based Tactile Sensing for Concave Surface, Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA97), (Albuquerque, USA, 1997.4), pp.2477-2484.

  Proceedings of International Conference  (Abstract Review)

  • I. G. Ramirez-Alpizar, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Bipedal Gait Like Motions of a Thin Viscoelastic Object, Proc. of the 2011 Int. Symp. on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2011), (Nagoya, Japan, 2010.11), pp.519-522.
  • Kenjiro Tadakum, Riichiro Tadakuma, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Finger Mechanism Equipped Omnidirectional Driving Roller, Proc. of the 2011 Int. Symp. on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2011), (Nagoya, Japan, 2010.11), pp.475-478.
  • K. Tadakuma, R. Tadakuma, H. Tanaka, T. Fukuda, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Omnidirectional State-changing Gripper for Various Objects, Proc. of the Sixteenth Int. Symp. on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB'11), (Beppu, Japan, 2011.1), GS21-5.
  • N. Tanaka, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Inverse Problem for Stiffness Sensing of Living Soft Tissue, Proc. of the 2010 Int. Symp. on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2010), (Nagoya, Japan, 2010.11), pp.89-94.
  • M. Kaneko and M. Higashimori: Where Future Robots Should Go and Should Not Go, Proc. of IARP Workshop on Service Robotics and Nanorobotics, Session 2-4, 2009.
  • K. Yamada, N. Yamasaki, T. Gosho, M. Higashimori, J. Takenaka, Y. Kiuchi, and M. Kaneko: 3D Dynamic Sensing of Human Eye Toward Evaluation of Cornea Stiffness, WC 2009, IFMBE Proceedings 25/XI, pp. 239-242, 2009.
  • T. Gosho, K. Yamada, N. Yamasaki, M. Higashimori, J. Takenaka, Y. Kiuchi, and M. Kaneko: Is Cornea Compliant with respect to Age?, IFMBE Proceedings 25/XI, pp. 223-226, 2009.
  • T. Matsui, M. Sakawa, T. Uno, K. Kato, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Jumping Pattern Optimization for a Serial Link Robot through Soft Computing Technique, Proc. of Joint 3rd Int. Conf. on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 7th Int. Symp. on Advanced Intelligent Systems (SCIS & ISIS 2006), (Tokyo, Japan, 2006.9.22), pp.1514-1518.
  • S. Nishio, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Dynamic Preshaping Based Design of Capturing Robot Driven by Wire, Proc. of the Tenth Int. Symp. on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB10), (Beppu, Japan, 2005.2.6), IS6-1, pp.105-110.
  • M. Harada, M. Higashimori, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Design of Tracing Type Jumping Robots, Proc. of the Tenth Int. Symp. on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB10), (Beppu, Japan, 2005.2.6), IS6-2, pp.111-114.
  • M. Higashimori, M. Kimura, I. Ishii, and M. Kaneko: Basic Consideration on Preshaping for Capturing a Rotational Object, Proc. of the ISARC 2004 21st Int. Symp. on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC04), (Jeju, Korea, 2004.9.23), pp.250-255.
  • M. Kaneko and M. Higashimori: Design of 100G Capturing Robot, Workshop: Multi-point Interaction in Robotics and Virtual Reality, the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA04), (New Orleans, USA, 2004.4).
  • M. Kaneko and M. Higashimori: Design of 100G Capturing Robot, Proc. of the ISORA 2004 10th Int. Symp. on Robotics and Applications (ISORA04), (Seville, Spain, 2004.6.28), Paper no.: ISORA-30.
  • M. Kaneko, M. Higashimori, R. Takenaka, A. Namiki, and M. Ishikawa: The 100G Capturing Robot -Too Fast To See-, Proc. of the Eighth Int. Symp. on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB8), (Beppu, Japan, 2003.1.25), vol.1, pp.291-296.

  Books

  • H. Jeong, M. Higashimori, and M. Kaneko: Improvement of Touch Sensitivity by Pressing, Recent Asvances in Biomedical Engineering (Ganesh R Naik (Ed.)), pp.537-550, In-Teh, 2009.
  • M. Kaneko and M. Higashimori: Design of 100G Capturing Robot, Multi-point Interaction with Real and Virtual Objects (Federico Barbagli, Domenico Prattichizzo, and Kenneth Salisbury (Eds.)), pp.243-261, Springer, 2005.
  • M. Kaneko, M. Higashimori, A. Namiki, and M. Ishikawa: The 100G Capturing Robot - Too Fast to See, Robotics Research, The Eleventh International Symposium (Paolo Dario and Raja Chatila (Eds.)), pp.517-526, Springer, 2005.

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