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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

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 Leaping Mechanism for Electric Skateboards

Aoki, T., Nagai, I. & Watanabe, K., Aug 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 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

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

Yamamoto, K., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Aug 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 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)
2018

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

3 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)

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

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
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)

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. (IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)).

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

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)
2014

An error model of chained form with two inputs for a generalized stabilization problem

Watanabe, K., Goto, T., Motonaka, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Feb 18 2014, 2014 Joint 7th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, SCIS 2014 and 15th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, ISIS 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 145-148 4 p. 7044845. (2014 Joint 7th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, SCIS 2014 and 15th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, ISIS 2014).

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

Controllers based on an invariant manifold approach for stabilizing a nonholonomic mobile robot

Aye, Y. Y., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Feb 18 2014, 2014 Joint 7th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, SCIS 2014 and 15th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, ISIS 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 134-139 6 p. 7044760. (2014 Joint 7th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, SCIS 2014 and 15th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, ISIS 2014).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Control of position and attitude of the tethered X4-Flyer

Ouchi, Y., Kinoshita, K., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Jan 30 2014, 2014 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 706-711 6 p. 7028125

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

The development of a 3D position measurement system for indoor aerial robots

Watanabe, K., Yamada, Y. & Nagai, I., Dec 16 2014, International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1185-1190 6 p. 6987739. (International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2013

A CPG design of considering the attitude for the propulsion control of a Manta robot

Ikeda, M., Hikasa, S., Watanabe, K. & Nagai, I., Dec 1 2013, Proceedings, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. p. 6354-6358 5 p. 6700181. (IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)).

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental considerations on an attitude control system with measurement noises for an X4-Flyer

Watanabe, K., Iwabe, H., Ouchi, Y. & Nagai, I., Nov 25 2013, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, IEEE ICMA 2013. p. 686-691 6 p. 6617999. (2013 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, IEEE ICMA 2013).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Exponential stabilization of second-order nonholonomic chained systems

Zain, Z. M., Watanabe, K., Izumi, K. & Nagai, I., Oct 7 2013, Intelligent Robotics and Applications - 6th International Conference, ICIRA 2013, Proceedings. PART 2 ed. p. 96-107 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8103 LNAI, no. PART 2).

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

Tip-over prevention for a holonomic omnidirectional mobile robot with ADWCs using SGCMG

Safar, M. J. A., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Nov 25 2013, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, IEEE ICMA 2013. p. 704-709 6 p. 6618002. (2013 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, IEEE ICMA 2013).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Tip-over stability control for a holonomic omnidirectional mobile robot with active dual-wheel caster assemblies using SGCMG

Safar, M. J. A., Watanabe, K., Maeyama, S. & Nagai, I., Dec 1 2013, IROS 2013: New Horizon, Conference Digest - 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 4866-4871 6 p. 6697058. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Underactuated control for an X4-AUV using partial linearization and attitude linearization

Watanabe, K., Takisawa, S. & Nagai, I., Dec 1 2013, ICCAS 2013 - 2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems. p. 1425-1430 6 p. 6704109. (International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems).

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

5 Citations (Scopus)