• 221 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
19962019

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Research Output

  • 221 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 71 Conference contribution
  • 42 Article
  • 4 Conference article
  • 2 Chapter
2019

A Method of Recognizing Obstacles for a Small-sized Autonomous Underwater Vehicle X4-AUV

Watanabe, K., Sugano, S. & Nagai, I., Oct 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO 2019. IEEE Computer Society, p. 310-316 7 p. 8948720. (Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO; vol. 2019-October).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

An improvement of flight performance in the level flight of tilted quadrotors by attaching a fixed-wing

Nakamura, Y., Arakawa, A., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Artificial Life and Robotics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Control of a tethered Quadrotor using a quaternion feedback

Takeuchi, R., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Oct 25 2019, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 619, 1, 012045.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

Development and Flight Experiments of a Bluff-bodied X4-Blimp

Watanabe, K., Niwa, K. & Nagai, I., Oct 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO 2019. IEEE Computer Society, p. 298-303 6 p. 8948731. (Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO; vol. 2019-October).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of a foldable personal mobility vehicle with one drive wheel

Sakata, T., Nagai, I. & Watanabe, K., Oct 25 2019, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 619, 1, 012047.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

Development of a Leaping Mechanism for Electric Skateboards

Aoki, T., Nagai, I. & Watanabe, K., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 850-855 6 p. 8816209. (Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of an Anemometer to Assist a Quadrotor with Auxiliary Thrusters

Kato, S., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 839-843 5 p. 8816468. (Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Indoor self-localization using multiple magnetic sensors

Nagai, I., Sakai, J. & Watanabe, K., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics. 31, 2, p. 203-211 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Proposal of an Environmental Recognition Method for Automatic Parking by an Image-based CNN

Yamamoto, K., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 833-838 6 p. 8816556. (Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Target approach for an autonomous mobile robot using camera images and its behavioral acquisition for avoiding an obstacle

Takashima, Y., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 251-256 6 p. 8816199. (Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Thrust analysis of propulsion mechanisms with pectoral fins in a Manta robot

Watanabe, T., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Oct 25 2019, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 619, 1, 012046.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
2018

A Method for Calculating the Amount of Movements to Estimate the Self-position of Manta Robots

Imahama, T., Watanabe, K., Mikuriya, K. & Nagai, I., Mar 16 2018, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 962, 1, 012016.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Control of attitude angle for a tilted quadrotor

Arakawa, A., Hasegawa, T., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Oct 5 2018, Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1844-1849 6 p. 8484436

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an Aerial Robot That Has Multifunctional Locomotion Modes with Tilted Coaxial Rotors

Xu, X., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Oct 5 2018, Proceedings of the 37th Chinese Control Conference, CCC 2018. Chen, X. & Zhao, Q. (eds.). IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-July. p. 7896-7900 5 p. 8483920

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments for Verifying Basic Behaviors in an Omnidirectional Mobile Platform Using a Rocker-Bogie Suspension System

Watanabe, K., Mori, I. Y. & Nagai, I., Oct 5 2018, Proceedings of the 37th Chinese Control Conference, CCC 2018. Chen, X. & Zhao, Q. (eds.). IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-July. p. 7845-7850 6 p. 8484114

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Production of a wall-climbing-type quadrotor and its experiment for verifying basic operations

Watanabe, K., Nakatsuka, T. & Nagai, I., Oct 5 2018, Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1850-1855 6 p. 8484288

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Transitional flight simulations for a tilted quadrotor with a fixed-wing

Nakamura, Y., Arakawa, A., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Oct 5 2018, Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1829-1836 8 p. 8484666

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

Acquisition of optical flow considering the pitching motion to estimate the self-position of a manta robot

Ikeda, M., Mikuriya, K., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Nov 10 2017, 2017 56th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-November. p. 182-185 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A detection method using ultrasonic sensors for avoiding a wall collision of Quadrotors

Niwa, K., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Aug 23 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1438-1443 6 p. 8016028

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

A localization method using a dynamical model and an extended Kalman filtering for X4-AUV

Watanabe, K., Yamaguchi, T. & Nagai, I., 2017, Intelligent Robotics and Applications - 10th International Conference, ICIRA 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10462 LNAI. p. 834-845 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10462 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A method for measuring the position of quadrotors using a tether winder

Moritoki, N., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Jan 24 2017, ICCAS 2016 - 2016 16th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, p. 25-29 5 p. 7832295

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

An automatic parking system using an optimized image-based fuzzy controller by genetic algorithms

Aye, Y. Y., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Mar 1 2017, In : Artificial Life and Robotics. 22, 1, p. 139-144 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Attitude control of a camera mounted-type tethered quadrotor for infrastructure inspection

Watanabe, K., Moritoki, N. & Nagai, I., Dec 15 2017, Proceedings IECON 2017 - 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-January. p. 6252-6257 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Design and development of steered active wheel casters and its application

Ueno, Y., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Aug 23 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 507-512 6 p. 8015869

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development and control of tilt-wings for a tilt-type Quadrotor

Takeuchi, R., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Aug 23 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 501-506 6 p. 8015868

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Improvements of one-wheel driven personal mobility for use on a public road

Sakata, T., Nagai, I. & Watanabe, K., Aug 23 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 525-530 6 p. 8015872

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Influence on the propulsive performance due to the difference in the fin shape of a robotic manta

Ikeda, M., Mikuriya, K., Watanabe, K., Hikasa, S., Hamano, Y. & Nagai, I., Jun 1 2017, In : Artificial Life and Robotics. 22, 2, p. 276-282 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

System construction for distributedly controlling the thrusters of X4-AUV

Xu, X., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., 2017, Intelligent Robotics and Applications - 10th International Conference, ICIRA 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, Vol. 10462 LNAI. p. 825-833 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10462 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The stabilization of attitude of a Manta robot by a mechanism for moving the center of gravity and improvement of diving ability

Nakatsuka, T., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Jan 24 2017, ICCAS 2016 - 2016 16th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, p. 220-225 6 p. 7832325

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2016

Closed-loop control experiments for a blimp robot consisting of four-divided envelopes

Watanabe, K., Okamura, N. & Nagai, I., Jan 25 2016, IECON 2015 - 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2568-2573 6 p. 7392489

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a camera-mounted tethered Quadrotor for inspecting infrastructures

Watanabe, K., Kinoshita, K., Nagai, I. & Habib, M. K., Dec 21 2016, Proceedings of the IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE Computer Society, p. 6128-6133 6 p. 7792982

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an omnidirectional mobile platform with a rocker-bogie suspension system

Mori, Y., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Dec 21 2016, Proceedings of the IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE Computer Society, p. 6134-6139 6 p. 7793808

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Generation of time-varying target lines for an automatic parking system using image-based processing

Aye, Y. Y., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Feb 24 2016, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE-ROBIO 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 423-427 5 p. 7418804

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Image-based fuzzy control of a car-like mobile robot for parking problems

Aye, Y. Y., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Sep 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, IEEE ICMA 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 502-507 6 p. 7558614

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Path estimation of a shopping cart using a particle filter and an environment map

Sasakura, D., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Dec 21 2016, Proceedings of the IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the Industrial Electronics Society. IEEE Computer Society, p. 6152-6157 6 p. 7793480

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stabilizing control for the attitude of a small-sized X4-AUV

Tu, G. R. L., Xu, X., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Nov 18 2016, 2016 55th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1185-1190 6 p. 7749263

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

An obstacle avoidance method by combing image-based visual servoing and optical flow

Watanabe, K., Kageyu, T., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Sep 30 2015, 2015 54th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 677-682 6 p. 7285489

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of an X4-AUV performance using a direct Lyapunov - PD controller and backstepping approach

Zain, Z. M., Harun, N., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Sep 8 2015, 2015 10th Asian Control Conference: Emerging Control Techniques for a Sustainable World, ASCC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7244906

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Control of the position and attitude of a tethered quadrotor considering the influence of a tether

Watanabe, K., Ouchi, Y., Kinoshita, K. & Nagai, I., Sep 8 2015, 2015 10th Asian Control Conference: Emerging Control Techniques for a Sustainable World, ASCC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7244512

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a blimp robot consisting of four-divided envelopes with four propellers

Watanabe, K., Okamura, N. & Nagai, I., Dec 23 2015, ICCAS 2015 - 2015 15th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 237-242 6 p. 7364913

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a new manta robot considering the form drag

Mikuriya, K., Hikasa, S., Hamano, Y., Watanabe, K., Ikeda, M. & Nagai, I., Sep 30 2015, 2015 54th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1132-1135 4 p. 7285517

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Image-based neural network controllers for mobile robots to track a human

Ikeda, M., Fujioka, H., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Sep 8 2015, 2015 10th Asian Control Conference: Emerging Control Techniques for a Sustainable World, ASCC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7244655

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Invariant manifold-based stabilizing controllers for nonholonomic mobile robots

Aye, Y. Y., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Oct 3 2015, In : Artificial Life and Robotics. 20, 3, p. 276-284 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Laser odometry taking account of the tilt on the laser sensor

Saito, R., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Sep 8 2015, 2015 10th Asian Control Conference: Emerging Control Techniques for a Sustainable World, ASCC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7244648

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Path tracking by a mobile robot equipped with only a downward facing camera

Nagai, I. & Watanabe, K., Dec 11 2015, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-December. p. 6053-6058 6 p. 7354239

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Position control for a VTOL-type UAV by tilting some of four rotors

Nakamura, Y., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Sep 30 2015, 2015 54th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 784-787 4 p. 7285533

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The derivation of a dynamical model for a manta robot and its control

Ikeda, M., Hikasa, S., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Sep 30 2015, 2015 54th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1136-1139 4 p. 7285535

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

The design and production of an X4-AUV

Le Tu, G. R., Tobita, S., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Sep 30 2015, 2015 54th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1118-1121 4 p. 7285488

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

The design and production of thrusters for an AUV without rudders

Tu, G. R. L., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Sep 8 2015, 2015 10th Asian Control Conference: Emerging Control Techniques for a Sustainable World, ASCC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7244632

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)