Yongwoon Park

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The fast and accurate computation of surface normals from a point cloud is a critical step for many 3D robotics and automotive problems, including terrain estimation, mapping, navigation, object segmentation, and object recognition. To obtain the tangent plane to the surface at a point, the traditional approach applies total least squares to its small(More)
Acute tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) occurs frequently in hematologic malignancies such as high-grade lymphomas and acute leukemia, which are rapidly proliferating and chemosensitive tumors. It occurs rarely in solid tumors and has never been reported in gastric adenocarcinoma. Typical biochemical findings of acute tumor lysis syndrome are hyperuricemia,(More)
— This paper presents a model predictive approach for collision avoidance of car-like robots. An optimal problem is formulated in terms of cost minimization under constraints. Information on each robot can be incorporated online in the non-linear model predictive framework and kinematic constraints are treated by Karush-Kuhn-Tucker(KKT) condition. For(More)
This paper presents a servo motor selection technique for a manipulator design. Straete et al. 's normalization method is adopted and is improved. The improvements are as follows: First, an equivalent output power lines are plotted at the same load curve, which gives another selection criterion. Second, a temperature based criterion is proposed for the(More)
i-Fashion in Korea is aiming at ubiquitous and personal fashion world through digital convergence in IT and Fashion industry. Vision of i-fashion is creation of i-Fashion market and industry to provide more values with new digital services, seeking what customers want. i-Fashion Technology Center has supported pilot projects of 16 fashion enterprises to(More)
This paper presents the design and implementation of how to incorporate smartphones into a network simulator. In such a network simulation environment, a real smartphone's network stack can interact with a simulated network and thus, new network protocols programmed to work on top of a real smartphone can easily be tested within a controllable simulated(More)
This paper presents an application of a model predictive control for trajectory generation of an unmanned ground vehicle. An optimal tracking problem while avoiding collision with obstacles is formulated in terms of cost minimization under constraints. The cost function includes terms corresponding to the deviation from the desired trajectory, magnitude of(More)
To determine whether the tumor cell contamination of peripheral blood stem cells influences clinical impacts on high-dose chemotherapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer, we analyzed carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) mRNA in the apheresis products by nested RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction). A total of 38 metastatic breast cancer(More)
A 10-year-old male patient affected by type 2 von Willebrand disease (vWD) and his family members were investigated by hemostatic and molecular genetic studies. The propositus, who experienced frequent bleeding episodes, was characterized by a normal level of von Willebrand factor (vWF) antigen (54%), reduced vWF ristocetin cofactor activity (5%), decreased(More)
Protein C is the central component of a major anti-thrombotic regulatory system and individuals with hereditary protein C deficiency (PCD) tend to have an increased risk of thromboembolism. During the last several years, mutations causing PCD have been identified in Western countries and in Japanese. In the present study, we report a case of hereditary PCD(More)
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