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Image-based memory for robot navigation using properties of omnidirectional images
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This paper proposes a new technique for vision-based robot navigation. Expand
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Robovie: an interactive humanoid robot
The authors have developed a robot called “Robovie” that has unique mechanisms designed for communication with humans. Robovie can generate human‐like behaviors by using human‐like actuators andExpand
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A strategy for acquiring an environmental model with panoramic sensing by a mobile robot
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This paper presents a strategy of a vision-guided mobile robot for making models of an unknown environment by panoramic sensing. Expand
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Development of Robovie as a Platform for Everyday-Robot Research
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Robovie, which we developed, is equipped with hardware mechanisms suitable for communication, such as a rich inventory of sensors, an appearance that is readily personified, and a gesture expression ability comparable to that of humans. Expand
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Two-dimensional run-length-limited code and partial response maximum likelihood system with multi-track recording
In optical disk systems, user data is recorded along a continuous spiral track by using 1D run-length-limited (RLL) codes. Track pitch and bit pitch are strongly related to the wavelength of theExpand
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TeamOSAKA A (Kid size) Team Description Paper
This paper describes the specifications and the functions of the humanoid robot that TeamOSAKA have developed for RoboCup2007. This robot has 20 DOF as well as omni-directional image sensor, CCDExpand
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VisiON NEXTA: Fully autonomous humanoid robot
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This paper describes the construction and functions of VisiON NEXTA, the humanoid robot that we have developed. Expand
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A Long-Wavelength Fluorescent Squarylium Cyanine Dye Possessing Boronic Acid for Sensing Monosaccharides and Glycoproteins with High Enhancement in Aqueous Solution
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Fluorescence sensing of saccharides and glycoproteins using a boronic acid functionalized squarylium cyanine dye (SQ-BA”) is characterized in terms of synthetic, fluorometric, thermodynamic and kinetic parameters. Expand
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Robovie: A robot generates episode chains in our daily life
We have developed a robot called “Robovie”. A unique aspect of this robot is the mechanism designed for communication. Robovie can generate human-like behaviors with the actuators and sensors. FirstExpand
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Clinical relationship between cervical spinal canal stenosis and traumatic cervical spinal cord injury without major fracture or dislocation
PurposeThe purpose of the study was to evaluate the clinical relationship between cervical spinal canal stenosis (CSCS) and incidence of traumatic cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) without majorExpand
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