Refereed Journal Articles:


Aya Ogasawara, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Reward sensitivity differs depending on global self esteem in value based decision making,
Scientific Reports, DOI:10.1038/s41598-020-78635-1, Vol.10, 21525, 2020.


Katsuma Inoue, Kohei Nakajima, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Designing spontaneous behavioral switching via chaotic itinerancy,
Science Advances, DOI:10.1126/sciadv.abb3989, Vol.6, No.46, eabb3989, 2020.


Satoshi Nakagawa, Daiki Enomoto, Shogo Yonekura, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
New Telecare Approach Based on 3D Convolutional Neural Network for Estimating Quality of Life,
Neurocomputing, DOI:10.1016/j.neucom.2019.09.112, Vol.397, pp.464-476, 2020.


Heecheol Kim, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Using Human Gaze to Improve Robustness Against Irrelevant Objects in Robot Manipulation Tasks,
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, DOI:10.1109/LRA.2020.2998410, Vol.5, No.3,pp.4415-4422, 2020.


Shogo Yonekura and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Spike-induced ordering: Stochastic neural spikes provide immediate adaptability to the sensorimotor system,
PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America), DOI:10.1073/pnas.1819707117, Vol.117, No.22, pp.12486-12496, 2020.


Shota Hamaguchi, Takumi Kawasetsu, Takato Horii, Hisashi Ishihara, Ryuma Niiyama, Koh Hosoda, and Minoru Asada:
Soft Inductive Tactile Sensor Using Flow-Channel Enclosing Liquid Metal,
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, DOI:10.1109/LRA.2020.2985573, Vol.5, No.3,pp.4028-4034, 2020.


Osumi Michihiro, Sano Yuko, Ichinose Akimichi, Wake Naoki, Yozu Arito, Kumagaya Shin-ichiro, Kuniyoshi Yasuo, Morioka Shu, Sumitani Masahiko:
Direct evidence of EEG coherence in alleviating phantom limb pain by virtual referred sensation,
Case report, Neurocase, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/13554794.2019.1696368


Shotaro Mori, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
High-Speed Humanoid Robot Arm for Badminton Using Pnumatic-Electric Hybrid Actuators,
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, DOI:10.1109/LRA.2019.2928778, Vol.4, No.4,pp.3601-3608, 2019.


Kenichi Fujita, Shogo Yonekura, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Physical Reservoir Computing in Tensegrity with Structural Softness and Ground Collision Dynamics,
Journal of the Institute of Industrial Applications Engineers, Vol.6, No.2, pp.92-99, 2018.


Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Itsuki Ichikawa, Shinichiro Kumagaya, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Stapedial reflex threshold predicts individual loudness tolerance for people with autistic spectrum disorders,
Experimental Brain Research, DOI: 10.1007/s00221-018-5400-6, pp. 1-10, 2018.


Shotaro Mori, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
High-Speed and Lightweight Humanoid Robot Arm for a Skillful Badminton Robot,
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2803207, Vol.3, No.3, pp.1727-1734, 2018.


Satoshi Nishikawa, Yusuke Arai, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Coordinated Use of Structure-Integrated Bistable Actuation Modules for Agile Locomotion,
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2794617, Vol.3, No.2, pp.1018-1024, 2018.


Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Seiichi Morokuma, Kiyoko Kato, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Species-specific posture of human foetus in late first trimester,
Scientific reports 8(27), doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18384-w, 2018.


Shogo Yonekura and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Bodily motion fluctuation improves reaching success rate in a neurophysical agent via geometric-stochastic resonance,
PLoS ONE 12(12): e0188298. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188298, 2017.


Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A translational model to determine rodent’s age from human foetal age,
Scientific Reports 7, number: 17248, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-17571-z, 2017.


Akimichi Ichinose, Yuko Sano, Michihiro Osumi, Masahiko Sumitani, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Somatosensory Feedback to the Cheek During Virtual Visual Feedback Therapy Enhances Pain Alleviation for Phantom Arms
Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair; doi: 10.1177/1545968317718268, 2017.


S. Yonekura, Y. Kuniyoshi, Y. Kawaguchi:
Erratum: Growth of stochastic resonance in neuronal ensembles with the input signal intensity [Phys. Rev. E 86, 011922 (2012)],
Phys. Rev. E 93, Vol.039903, 2016.


M. Osumi, A. Ichinose, M. Sumitani, N. Wake, Y. Sano, A. Yozu, S. Kumagaya, Y. Kuniyoshi, S. Morioka:
Restoring movement representation and alleviating phantom limb pain through short-term neurorehabilitation with a virtual reality system.,
European Journal of Pain, doi:10.1002/ejp.910, 2016.


Yuko Sano, Naoki Wake, Akimichi Ichinose, Michihiro Osumi, Reishi Oya, Masahiko Sumitani, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Tactile feedback for relief of deafferentation pain using virtual reality system: a pilot study,
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, DOI: 10.1186/s12984-016-0161-6, Vol.13, No.61, 2016.


Yasunori Yamada, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Sho Iwasaki, Yuki Tsukahara, Osuke Iwata, Shigehito Yamada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
An Embodied Brain Model of the Human Foetus,
Scientific Reports, 27893; doi: 10.1038/srep27893, Vol.6, 2016.


Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Hirotaka Gima, Hama Watanabe, Gentaro Taga, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Developmental change in intralimb coordination during spontaneous movements of human infants from 2 to 3 months of age,
Experimental Brain Research; doi: 10.1007/s00221-016-4621-9, Vol.234, No.8, pp.2179-2188, 2016.


Michihiro Osumi, Masahiko Sumitani, Naoki Wake, Yuko Sano, Akimichi Ichinose, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Structured movement representations of a phantom limb associated with phantom limb pain,
Neuroscience Letters, Vol.605, pp.7-11, 2015.


Kunihiro Ogata, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analysis and Modeling of the Human Body Dynamics of a Pulling up Motion,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.33, No.6, pp.470-480, 2015. (in Japanese)


Satoshi Nishikawa, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Kazuya Shida, Toshihiko Fukushima, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Musculoskeletal Bipedal Robot Designed with Angle-Dependent Moment Arm for Dynamic Motion from Multiple States,
Advanced Robotics “Cutting Edge of Robotics in Japan 2014”, Vol.28, No.7, 2014.


Kunihiro Ogata, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analysis and Modeling of Human Pushing Motion Exploiting Self/Other Body Dynamics,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.31, No.4, pp.72–82, 2013. (in Japanese)


Alex Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Mathias Quoy, Philippe Gaussier:
Modeling the Minimal Newborn’s Intersubjective Mind: the Visuotopic-Somatotopic Alignment Hypothesis in the Superior Colliculus,
PLOS ONE, Vol.8, No.7, pp.1–14, 2013.


Ryuma Niiyama, Satoshi Nishikawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Biomechanical Approach for Open-loop Bipedal Running with a Musculoskeletal Athlete Robot,
Advanced Robotics “Cutting Edge of Robotics in Japan 2012”, Vol.26, No.3–4, pp.383–398, 2012.


S. Yonekura, Y. Kuniyoshi, Y. Kawaguchi:
Growth of stochastic resonance in neuronal ensembles with the input signal intensity,
Phys. Rev. E 86, 011922 , 2012.


Takashi Sagisaka, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Akihiko Nagakubo, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Kazuyuki Ozaki:
High-density Conformable Tactile Sensing Glove,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.30, No.7, pp.711–717, 2012. (in Japanese)


Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Robot Intelligence Fusing Cyber World, Physical World, and Human Society for the Info-plosion Era,
The Journal of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Vol.J94, No.6, pp.706–710, 2011. (in Japanese)


Yoshitaka Ushiku,Tatsuya Harada,Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Improving Image Similarity Measures through Latent Space Learning between Images and Long Texts,
Transactions of Information Processing Society of Japan, Vol.52, No.12, pp.3496–3503, 2011. (in Japanese)


Takashi Shibuya, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Reliable index for measuring information flow,
Physical Review E, Vol.84, No.6, pp.061109, 2011.


Cota Nabeshima, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Method for Sustaining Consistent Sensory-Motor Coordination under Body Property Changes Including Tool Grasp/Release,
Advanced Robotics, Vol.12, No.5–6, pp.687–717, 2010.


Alexandre Pitti, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Creating and modulating rhythms by acontrolling the physics of the body,
Autonomous Robots, Vol.28, No.3, pp.317–329, 2010.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Shinji Sangawa, Yuuki Tsukahara, Shinsuke Suzuki, Hiroki Mori:
A Constructivist Approach to the Principles of Emergence of Intelligence from Humanoid Embodiment,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.28, No.4, pp.415–434, 2010. (in Japanese)


Tatsuya Harada, Hideki Nakayama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
AI Goggles : Wearable Image Annotation and Retrieval System with Online Learning,
The IEICE transactions on information and systems, Vol.J93-D, No.6, pp.857–869, 2010. (in Japanese)


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Dense Sampling Low-Level statistics of local Features,
IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol.E93-D, No.7, pp.1727–1736, 2010.


Tatsuya Harada, Hideki Nakayama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Nobuyuki Otsu:
Image Annotation and Retrieval for Weakly Labeled Images Using Conceptual Learning,
New Generation Computing, Vol.28, No.3, pp.277–298, 2010.


Asako Kanezaki, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Partial matching of real textured 3D objects using color cubic higher-order local auto-correlation features,
The Visual Computer, Vol.26, No.10, pp.1269–1281, 2010.


Hideki Nakayama,Tatsuya Harada,Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Image Annotation and Retrieval Method for Large-Scale Web Images,
The IEICE transactions on information and systems, Vol.J93-D, No.8, pp.1267–1280, 2010. (in Japanese)


Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Design principle based on maximum output force profile for a musculoskeletal robot,
Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Vol.37, No.3, pp.250–255, 2010.


Hiroki Mori,Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Developmental Nervous System Model for Fetal Reflexive Behaviors which are Self-organized via Tactile Sensation,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.28, No.8, pp.1014–1024, 2010. (in Japanese)


Takatsugu Kuriyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Robot Model That Searches for and Co-creates Interaction Rules with Human Partner Based on Response Prediction and Habituation/Dishabituation,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.28, No.8, pp.1036–1046, 2010. (in Japanese)


A. Pitti, H. Alirezaei, Y. Kuniyoshi:
Cross-modal and scale-free action representations through enaction,
Neural Networks, Vol.22, pp.144–154, 2009.


Alex Pitti, Hiroki Mori, Shingo Kouzuma and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Contingency Perception and Agency Measure in Visuo-Motor Spiking Neural Networks,
IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, Vol.1, No.1, pp.86–97, 2009.


Minoru Asada, Koh Hosoda, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Toshio Inui, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Masaki Ogino and Chisato Yoshida:
Cognitive Developmental Robotics: A Survey,
IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, Vol.1, No.1, pp.12–34, 2009.


Alexandre Pitti, Max Lungarella and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Generating spatiotemporal joint torque patterns from dynamical synchronization of distributed pattern generators,
Frontiers in Neurorobotics, Vol.3, No.2, 2009.


Tatsuya Harada, Asako Kanezaki, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
The Development of Color CHLAC Features for Object Exploration in 3D Map,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.27, No.7, pp.749–758, 2009. (in Japanese)


Tatsuya Harada, Toshitaka Koyama, Yasuhito Sano, Toshiyuki Andoh, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Fast Scene Recognition from Moving Vehicle Using HLAC Features,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.27, No.10, pp.95–104, 2009. (in Japanese)


Katsuhiko Ishiguro, Nobuyuki Otsu, Max Lungarella, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Detecting direction of causal interactions between dynamically coupled signals,
Physical Review E, Vol.77, No.2, 2008.


Katsuhiko Ishiguro, Nobuyuki Otsu, Max Lungarella, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Comparison of nonlinear Granger causality extensions for low-dimensional systems,
Physical Review E, Vol.77, 2008.


Kaito Kinjo, Cota Nabeshima, Shinji Sangawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Neural Model for Exploration and Learning of Embodied Movement Patterns,
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.20, No.3, pp.358–366, 2008.


A. Pitti, M. Lungarella, Y. Kuniyoshi:
Metastability and functional integration in anisotropically coupled map lattices,
The European Physical Journal B – Condensed Matter and Complex Systems, Vol.63, No.2, pp.239–-243,2008.


M. Lungarella, K. Ishiguro, Y. Kuniyoshi, and N. Otsu:
Methods for quantifying the causal structure of bivariate time series,
Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, Vol.17, No.3, pp.1–19, 2007.


Kazuhito Takenaka, Yasuo Nagasaka, Sayaka Hihara, Hiroyuki Nakahara, Atsushi Iriki, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Naotaka Fujii:
Linear Discrimination Analysis of Monkey Behavior in an Alternative Free Choice Task,
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.19, No.4, pp.416–422, 2007.


Cota Nabeshima, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Computational Model of Tool-Body Assimilation based on Object Identification,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.25, No.6, pp.897–905, 2007. (in Japanese)


Akihiko Nagakubo, Hassan Alirezaei, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Tactile Distribution Sensor Based on Inverse Problem Theory,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.25, No.6, pp.960–969, 2007. (in Japanese)


Y. Kuniyoshi, Y. Yorozu, S. Suzuki, S. Sangawa, Y. Ohmura, K. Terada and A. Nagakubo:
Emergence and Development of Embodied Cognition: A Constructivist Approach Using Robots,
Progress in Brain Research, Vol.164, pp.425–445, 2007.


Max Lungarella, Alex Pitti, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Information transfer at multiple scales,
Physical Review E, Vol.76, 2007.


Tomomasa Sato, Hideyuki Kubotera, Tatsuya Harada, Taketoshi Mori:
Modeling, Recognition and Supporting Trajectory Generation of Daily Object-handling based on Acquired Motion Models,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.25, No.1, pp.1–11, 2007. (in Japanese)


Koji Terada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Automatic Motion Generation Exploiting the Global Structure of Non-Linear Dynamics Based on Finite Time Reachability,
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.54, No.8, pp.696–705, 2006.


Cota Nabeshima, Yasuo Kuniyosh, and Max Lungarella:
Adaptive Body Schema for Robotic Tool Use,
Advanced Robotics, Vol.20, No.10, pp.1105-—1126, 2006.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Shinji Sangawa:
Early Motor Development from Partially Ordered Neural-Body Dynamics — Experiments with A Cortico-Spinal-Musculo-Skeletal Model,
Biological Cybernetics, Vol.95, No.6, pp.589–605, 2006.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Ryo Fukano, Takuya Otani, Takumi Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Otsu:
Haptic Detection of Object Affordances by a Multi-Fingered Robot Hand,
International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol.2, No.4, pp.415–436, 2005.


Ryo Fukano, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Takuya Otani, Takumi Kobayashi and Nobuyuki Otsu:
Classification of Motion Constraints by Explorative Manipulation by a Compliant Multi-Fingered Hand,
Journal of Robotics and Mechatoronics, Vol.17, No.6, pp.645–654, 2005.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Koji Terada, Akihiko Nagakubo:
Dynamic Roll-and-Rise Motion by an Adult-Size Humanoid Robot,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.23, No.6, pp.706–717, 2005. (in Japanese)


A. Pitti, M. Lungarella, and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Quantification of Emergent Behaviors Induced by Feedback Resonance of Chaos,
Advances in Natural Computation, Vol.15, No.3, pp.199–213, 2005.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Koji Terada, Akihiko Nagakubo, Shinichiro Eitoku, Tomoyuki Yamamoto:
Embodied Basis of Invariant Features in Execution and Perception of Whole Body Dynamic Actions — Knacks and Focuses of Roll-and-Rise Motion,
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.48, No.4, pp.189–201, 2004.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Koji Terada, Akihiko Nagakubo:
Dynamic Roll-And-Rise Motion By An Adult-Size Humanoid Robot,
International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol.1, No.3, pp.497–516, 2004.


A. Nagakubo, Y. Kuniyoshi and G. Cheng:
The ETL-Humanoid System — A High-Performance Full Body Humanoid System for Versatile Real World Interaction,
Advanced Robotics, Vol.17, No.2, 2003.


G. Cheng, A. Nagakubo and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Continuous Humanoid Interaction: An Integrated Perspective – Gaining Adaptivity, Redundancy, Flexibility – In One,
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.37, No.2-3, pp.161–183, 2001.


M. Asada, K. F. MacDorman, H. Ishiguro and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Cognitive developmental robotics as a new paradigm for the design of humanoid robots,
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.37, No.2-3, pp.185–193, 2001.


Seiichi Miyakoshi, Gentaro Taga, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Akihiko Nagakubo:
Three Dimensional Bipedal Stepping Motion using Neural Oscillators —Towards Humanoid Motion in the Real World—,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.18, No.1, pp.87–93, 2000. (in Japanese)


D. Keymeulen, M. Iwata, Y. Kuniyoshi and T. Higuchi:
Online Evolution for a Self-Adapting Robotic Navigation System Using Evolvable Hardware,
Artificial Life Journal, Vol.4, No.4, pp.359–393, 1999.


N. Kita, A.J. Davison, Y. Kuniyoshi, I. Hara, T. Matsui, S. Rougeaux, T. Hori, S. Hirai:
Mobile sensing robots for nuclear power plant inspection,
Advanced Robotics, Vol.13, No.3, pp.355–356, 1999.


D. Keymeulen, M. Iwata, K. Konaka, Y. Kuniyoshi, and T. Higuchi:
Evolvable Hardware: A Robot Navigation System Testbed,
New Generation Computing, Vol.16, No.2, pp.97–122, 1998.


M. Asada, P. Stone, H. Kitano, B. Werger, Y. Kuniyoshi, A. Drogoul, D. Duhaut, M. Veloso, H. Asama, S. Suzuki:
The RoboCup Physical Agent Challenge: Phase I,
Applied Artificial Intelligence, Vol.12, No.2-3, pp.251–263, 1998.


L. Berthouze and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Emergence and Categorization of Coordinated Visual Behavior Through Embodied Interaction,
Machine Learning, Vol.31, No.1/2/3, pp.187–200, 1998.


L. Berthouze and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Emergence and Categorization of Coordinated Visual Behavior through Embodied Interaction,
Autonomous Robots, Vol.5, No.3/4, pp.369–379, 1998.


Y. Kuniyoshi and L. Berthouze:
Neural Learning of Embodied Interaction Dynamics,
Neural Networks, Vol.11, No.7-8, pp.1259–1276, 1998.


C. Scheier, R.Pfeifer and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Embedded Neural Networks: exploiting constraints,
Neural Networks, Vol.11, No.7-8, pp.1551–1569, 1998.


H. Kitano, M. Asada, Y. Kuniyoshi, I. Noda, E. Osawa, H. Matsubara:
RoboCup – A challenge problem for AI,
AI Magazine, Vol.18, No.1, pp.73–85, 1997.


M. Umetsu, N. Afzulpurkar, Y. Kuniyoshi, T. Suehiro, and N. Watanabe:
Implementation of a distributed controller for the RWC dexterous hand,
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol.18, No.1, pp.13–19, 1996.


A. Zelinsky and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Learning to Coordinate Behaviours for Robot Navigation,
Advanced Robotics, Vol.10, No.2, pp.143–159, 1996.


Nobuyuki Kita, S. Rougeaux, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Shigeyuki Sakane:
Real-time Binocular Tracking Based on Virtual Horopter,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.13, No.5, pp.683–690, 1995. (in Japanese)


Y. Kuniyoshi, M. Inaba and H. Inoue:
Learning by Watching: Extracting Reusable Task Knowledge from Visual Observation of Human Performance,
IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol.10, No.6, pp.799–822, 1994.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Hirochika Inoue, Masayuki Inaba:
Teaching by Showing: Generating Robot Command Sequences Based on Real Time Visual Recognition of Human Pick and Place Actions,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.9, No.3, pp.295–303, 1991. (in Japanese)


Refereed Conference Papers:


Kaname Favier, Shogo Yonekura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Spiking Neurons Ensemble for Movement Generation in Dynamically Changing Environments,
2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2020), pp.3789-3794, 2020.


Izumi Karino, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Identifying Critical States by the Action-Based Variance of Expected Return,
International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2020), 2020.


Satoshi Nakagawa, Shogo Yonekura, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Satoshi Nishikawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Estimation of Mental Health Quality of Life using Visual Information during Interaction with a Communication Agent,
29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man 2020), Aug 31-Sept 4, 2020.


Kie Horiuchi, Shogo Yonekura, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Task achievement by switching emergent locomotion patterns with embodiment coupled chaotic maps,
9th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2019), 2019.


Takumi Kawasetsu, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Flexible and Soft Inductive Tri-axis Tactile Sensor Using Liquid Metal as Sensing Target,
The 18th IEEE Conference on Sensors (IEEE Sensors 2019), Oct. 28, 2019.


Kento Sekiya, Yoshiyuki Ohomura and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Generating an image of an object’s appearance from somatosensory information during haptic exploration,
2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2019), 2019.


Shotaro Mori, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
High-Speed Humanoid Robot Arm for Badminton Using Pnumatic-Electric Hybrid Actuators,
2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2019), 2019.


Haruki Cho, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Dynamic Locomotion of Quadruped with Laterally Parallel Leaf Spring Spine,
The 22nd International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2019), pp91-98, August, 2019.


Yuki Nakamura, Izumi Karino, Shotaro Mori, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Control of Pneumatic Cylinders using Iterative Linear Quadratic Regulator with Deep Local Linear Dynamics for Explosive Motions,
The 22nd International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2019), pp125-132, August, 2019.


Keiko Fujii, Hoshinori Kanazawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Spike Timing Dependent Plasticity Enhances Integrated Information at the EEG Level: A Large-scale Brain Simulation Experiment,
Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob 2019), August, 2019.


Kaoruko Higuchi, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Yuma Suzuki, Keiko Fujii, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Musculoskeletal Bias on Infant Sensorimotor Development Driven by Predictive Learning,
Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob 2019), August, 2019.


Shih-Yin Chang, Satoshi Nishikawa, Masaki Sekino, Hiroshi Onodera, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Simulation Study of Light Propagation in the Spinal Cord for Optogenetic Surface Stimulation,
The 41st International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC2019)(6872-6875), July, 2019.


Taketo Yoshida and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Adversarial Imitation Learning between Agents with Different Numbers of State Dimension,
The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering (AIKE2019).


Young Ah Seong, Ryuma Niiyama, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Low-Pressure Soft Inflatable Joint Driven by Inner Tendon,
Proc. of IEEE RoboSoft, Korea, Apr. 2019.


Dwindra Sulistyoutomo, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Sequential Jumping-Stepping Motion on Musculoskeletal Humanoid Robot for Agile Locomotion,
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2018), pp.2328-2333, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec. 2018.


Satoshi Nakagawa, Daiki Enomoto, Shogo Yonekura, Hoshinori Kanazawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Telecare System that Estimates Quality of Life through Communication,
2018 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing and Intelligence Systems (CCIS2018), 063-369.


Katsuma Inoue, Kohei Nakajima, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Recipe for Designing Chaotic Itinerancy: Innate Training Approach,
2018 International Symposiun on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA2018), 2018.


Keisuke Tanihara, Shogo Yonekura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Implementation of Respiration in Articulatory Synthesis Using a Pressure-Volume Lung Model,
Interspeech 2018, 2018.


Yasuaki Ishii, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Development of a Musculoskeletal Humanoid Robot as a Platform for Biomechanical Research on the Underwater Dolphin Kick,
2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2018), 2018.


Shih-Yin Chang, Kazunori Naganuma, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Masaki Sekino, Hiroshi Onodera, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Applying Multichannel Optogenetic System for Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation in Rats,
The 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2018.


Ryo Wakatabe, Kohei Morita, Gordon Cheng and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Efficient event-driven forward kinematics of open kinematic chains with O(log n) complexity,
in Proceedings of The 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018.


Shotaro Mori, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
High-Speed and Lightweight Humanoid Robot Arm for a Skillful Badminton Robot,
in Proceedings of The 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018.


Xi Chen, Satoshi Nishikawa, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Bilateral Teleoperation System for a Musculoskeletal Robot Arm using a Musculoskeletal Exoskeleton
in Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), December 5-8, 2017.


Taigo Yukisawa, Yasuaki Ishii, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Modeling of Extensible Pneumatic Actuator with Bellows (EPAB) for Continuum Arm,
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), December 5-8, 2017.


Kazutoshi Tanaka and Satoshi Nishikawa and Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Humanoid robot performing jump-and-hit motions using structure-integrated pneumatic cable cylinders,
in Proceedings of IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.696-702, 2017.


Shih-Yin Chang, Kazunori Naganuma, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Kenta Takashima, Kuniaki Konishi, Takao Someya, Masaki Sekino, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Hiroshi Onodera:
Single Laser to Multiple Optical Fiber Device for Optogenetics-based Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation,
in Proceedings of The 8th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER2017), 2017.


Ryo Wakatabe, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Gordon Cheng:
O(log N) Algorithm for Forward Kinematics under Asynchronous Sensory Input,
in Proceedings of The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017.


Katsuma Inoue, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Shogo Yonekura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
The contribution of topology for inclusion of feedforward network and biased synaptic strength to the long-term memory effect in a cortical microcircuit,
in Proceedings of The 26th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS2017), 2017.


Kenichi Fujita, Syogo Yonekura, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Environmental and Structural Effects on Physical Reservoir Computing with Tensegrity,
in Proceedings of The 5th IIAE International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Image Processing (ICISIP), 2017


Tomoya Kimura, Ziqiao Jin, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Evolving Soft Robots to Execute Multiple Tasks with Combined-CPPN-NEAT,
Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), pp.409-414, 2016.


Satoshi Nishikawa, Kazuya Shida and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Musculoskeletal Quadruped Robot with Torque-Angle Relationship Control System,
in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.4044-4050, 2016.


Keiko Fujii, Hoshinori Kanazawa, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Developmental changes in cortical folding patterns affect scalp EEG profiles: A large-scale cortex simulation study,
Neuroscience2016, 2016


Naoki Wake, Yuko Sano, Reishi Oya, Masahiko Sumitani, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Multimodal Virtual Reality Platform for the Rehabilitation of Phantom Limb Pain,
in Proceedings of the 7th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER2015), pp.787-790, 2015.


Norimasa Namioka, Yasunori Yamada, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Emergent locomotion patterns of soft-bodied robots with information maximization,
7th Int.Symposium on Adaptive Motion os Animals and Machines (AMAM), 2015.


Shih-Yin Chang, Kenta Takashima, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, Takao Someya, Hiroshi Onodera, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Design of Small-Size Pouch Motors for Rat Gait Rehabilitation Device,
The 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC2015), 2015.


Yuko Sano, Akimichi Ichinose, Naoki Wake, Michihiro Osumi, Masahiko Sumitani, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Reliability of Phantom Pain Relief in Neurorehabilitation using a Multimodal Virtual Reality System,
The 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC2015), 2015.


Satoshi Nishikawa, Tomohiro Kobayashi, Toshihiko Fukushima, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Pole Vaulting Robot with Dual Articulated Arms that Can Change Reaching Position Using Active Bending Motion,
IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids2015), 2015.


Ryuma Niiyama, Carine Rognon, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Printable Pneumatic Artificial Muscles for Anatomy-based Humanoid Robots, 2015 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots,
2015 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids2015), 2015.


Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Adjustment of Pressure in Antagonistic Joints with Pneumatic Artificial Muscles for Rapid Reacting Motions,
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR 2014), 2014.


Toshihiko Fukushima, Satoshi Nishikawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Active Bending Motion of Pole Vault Robot to Improve Reachable Height,
2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2014), 2014.


Asako Kanezaki, Sho Inaba, Yoshitaka Ushiku, Yuya Yamashita, Hiroshi Muraoka, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Tatsuya Harada:
Hard Negative Classes for Multiple Object Detection,
2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2014), 2014.


Toshihiko Fukushima, Satoshi Nishikawa, Kazutoshi Tanaka and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Transitional Buckling Model for Active Bending Effect in Pole Vault,
The 6th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2013), 2013.


Satoshi Nishikawa, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Kazuya Shida, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Angle-Dependent Moment Arm with Biased Pivot for Jumping from Various Squatting Positions,
The 6th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2013), 2013.


Kazuya Shida, Satoshi Nishikawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Design and Test of Torque-Angle Relationship Control System,
The 6th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2013), 2013.


Kazutoshi Tanaka, Kunihiro Ogata, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Role of Vertical Component in Skillful Pushing Motion,
Full-day workshop on Computational Techniques in Natural Motion Analysis and Reconstruction (ICRA2013), 2013.


Yasunori Yamada, Keiko Fujii and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Impacts of environment, nervous system and movements of preterms on body map development: Fetus simulation with spiking neural network,
IEEE ICDL-EPIROB2013, 2013.


Ryosuke Sasaki, Yasunori Yamada, Yuki Tsukahara, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Tactile stimuli from amniotic fluid guides the development of somatosensory cortex with hierarchical structure using human fetus simulation,
IEEE ICDL-EPIROB2013, 2013.


Weiwei Wan, Fukui Rui, Masamichi Shimosaka, Tomomasa Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
How to Manipulate Robustly an Object with Only one Actuator (An application of Caging),
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013.


Weiwei Wan, Fukui Rui, Masamichi Shimosaka, Tomomasa Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A New “Grasping by Caging” Solution by Using Eigen-shapes and Space Mapping,
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013.


Yasunori Yamada, Keiko Fujii and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Does embodiment contribute to the development of consciousness? Fetus simulation with a thalamocortical model,
Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) 17, 2013.


Keiko Fujii, Yasunori Yamada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Development of multisensory integration and prediction:Fetus simulation with cortex model,
Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) 17, 2013.


Satoshi Nishikawa, Toshihiko Fukushima, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Effective Timing of Swing Up Motion by Pole Vaulting Robot,
16th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR2013), 2013.


Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Effect of preliminary motions on agile motions,
16th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR2013), 2013.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Constructive Developmental Science: A Trans-disciplinary Approach Toward the Fundamentals of Human Cognitive Development and Its Disorders,
Centered Around Fetus Simulation, Proc. Int. Symp. on Robotics Research (ISRR), pp.13pages, 2013.


Kazutoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Nishikawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Improvement of Energy Consumption by Movement of Center of Rotation of Joint,
the 16th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR 2013), 2013.


Takashi Sagisaka, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Akihiko Nagakubo and Kazuyuki Ozaki:
Development and applications of High-Density Tactile Sensing Glove,
EuroHaptics2012, pp.445–456, 2012.


Fumihiro Bessho, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Dialog System Using Real-Time Crowdsourcing and Twitter Large-Scale Corpus,
The 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL), pp.227–231, 2012.


Hiroki Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analysis of Imitation Effect on Drumming Ensemble using Robotic Session System,
21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012) Workshop on “Developmental and bio-inspired approaches for social cognitive robotics” , 2012.


Hiroki Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analysis of Bidirectional Information Transfer on Drumming Ensemble using Robotic Session System,
21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), pp.1026-1031, 2012.


Yasunori Yamada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Emergent Spontaneous Movements Based on Embodiment: Toward a General Principle for Early Development,
Proceedings of the Postgraduate Conference on Robotics and Development of Cognition (RobotDoC-PhD), pp.52-55, 2012.


Yasunori Yamada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Embodiment guides motor and spinal circuit development in vertebrate embryo and fetus,
International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL2012)/ EpiRob2012, 2012.


Akimasa Nakashima, Yasunori Yamada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Uterine environment guides organization of somatosensory area: a computational approach,
Proceedings of Humanoids 2012 Workshop on Developmental Robotics, pp.44-46, 2012.


Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Graphical Gaussian Vector for Image Categorization,
the Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2012), pp.1-9, 2012.


Hiroharu Kato, Tatsuya Hrada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Visual Anomaly Detection from Small Samples for Mobile Robots,
2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2012), pp.3171-3178, 2012.


Weiwei Wan, Fukui Rui, Masamichi Shimosaka, Tomomasa Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Cooperative Manipulation with Least Number of Robots via Robust Caging,
in Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), 2012.


Rui Fukui, Keita Kadowaki, Yamato Niwa, Weiwei Wan, Masamichi Shimosaka and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Design of Distributed End-effectors for Caging-specialized Manipulator (Design Concept and Development of Finger Component),
in Proceedings of 13th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER), 2012.


Weiwei Wan, Fukui Rui, Masamichi Shimosaka, Tomomasa Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Grasping by Caging — A Promising Tool to Deal with Uncertainty,
in Proceeings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012.


Weiwei Wan, Fukui Rui, Masamichi Shimosaka, Tomomasa Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
On the Caging Region of a Third Finger with Object Boundary Clouds and Two Given Contact Positions,
in Proceeings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012.


Asako Kanezaki, Takahiro Suzuki, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Fast Object Detection for Robots in a Cluttered Indoor Environment Using Integral 3D Feature Table,
2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2011), pp.4026–4033, 2011.


Satoshi Nishikawa, Yasunori Yamada, Kazuya Shida and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Dynamic Motions by a Quadruped Musculoskeletal Robot with Angle-Dependent Moment Arms,
International Workshop on Bio-Inspired Robots, Poster No.47, 2011.


Yasunori Yamada, Satoshi Nishikawa, Kazuya Shida and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Emergent Locomotion Patterns from a Quadruped Pneumatic Musculoskeletal Robot with Spinobulbar Model,
International Workshop on Bio-Inspired Robots, Poster No.48, 2011.


Alexandre Pitti and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Contribution of the Cholingergic Innervation to Early Memory Development in the Neonate Para-Hippocampal System,
Proc. of The 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics ICCN 2011, pp.35, 2011.


Tatsuya Harada, Yoshitaka Ushiku, Yuya Yamashita, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Discriminative Spatial Pyramid,
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2011), pp.1617–1624, 2011.


Yuya Yamashita, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
CAUSAL FLOW,
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME2011), pp.356, 2011.


Hiroki Sato and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Evaluation of Action-Similarity Awareness Effect in Rhythm Ensemble Co-creation,
20th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2011), pp.461–466, 2011.


Alexandre Pitti and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Modeling the Cholinergic Innervation in the Infant Cortico-Hippocampal System and its Contribution to Early Memory Development and Attention,
2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2011), pp.1409–1416, 2011.


Yasunori Yamada, Satoshi Nishikawa, Kazuya Shida, Ryuma Niiyama, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Neural-Body Coupling for Emergent Locomotion: a Musculoskeletal Quadruped Robot with Spinobulbar Model,
2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011), pp.1499–1506, 2011.


Takahiro Suzuki, Fumihiro Bessho, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Visual Anomaly Detection under Temporal and Spatial Non-uniformity for News Finding Robot,
2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011), pp.1214–1220, 2011.


Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Running Motion in a Musculoskeletal Bipedal Robot using Muscle Activation Pattern Control Based on a Human Electromyogram,
The 5th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2011), pp.15–16, 2011.


Asako Kanezaki, Zoltan-Csaba Marton, Dejan Pangercic, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Michael Beetz:
Voxelized Shape and Color Histograms for RGB-D,
IEEE IROS Workshop on Active Semantic Perception and Object Search in the Real World (ASP-AVS-11), 2011.


Asako Kanezaki, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Scale and Rotation Invariant Color Features for Weakly-supervised Object Learning in 3D Space,
IEEE ICCV Workshop on 3D Representation and Recognition (3dRR-11), pp.617–624, 2011.


Takashi Sagisaka, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Akihiko Nagakubo, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
High-density conformable tactile sensing glove,
11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids2011), pp.537–542, 2011.


Yoshitaka Ushiku, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Automatic Sentence Generation from Images,
ACM Multimedia 2011, pp.1533–1536, 2011.


Yoshitaka Ushiku, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Understanding Images with Natural Sentences,
ACM Multitmedia, Multimedia Grand Challenge 2011, pp.679–682, 2011.


Jun Imura, Teppei Fujisawa, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Efficient Multi-modal Retrieval in Conceptual Space,
ACM Multimedia 2011, pp.1085–1088, 2011.


Asako Kanezaki, Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
High-speed 3D Object Recognition Using Additive Features in A linear Subspace,
2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2010), pp.3128–3134, 2010.


Hiroki Mori and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A human fetus development simulation: Self-organization of behaviors through tactile sensation,
IEEE 9th International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2010), pp.82–97, 2010.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Global Gaussian Approach for Scene Categorization Using Information Geometry,
The Twenty-Third IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR2010), CD-ROM, 2010.


Tatsuya Harada, Hideki Nakayama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Improving Local Descriptors by Embedding Global and Local Spatial Information,
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2010), LNCS 6314, pp.736–749, 2010.


Yasunori Yamada, Hiroki Mori and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Fetus and Infant Developmental Scenario: Self-organization of Goal-directed Behaviors Based on Sensory Constraints,
10th International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics, pp.145–152, 2010.


Alexandre Pitti, Hiroki Mori, Yasunori Yamada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Model of Spatial Development from Parieto-Hippocampal Learning of Body-Place Associations,
10th International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics, pp.89–96, 2010.


Takatsugu Kuriyama, Takashi Shibuya, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Learning Interaction Rules through Compression of Sensori-Motor Causality Space,
10th International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics, pp.57–64, 2010.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Evaluation of dimensionality reduction methods for image auto-annotation,
British Machine Vision Conference 2010 (BMVC2010), pp.94.1–94.12, 2010.


Ryuma Niiyama, Satoshi Nishikawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Athlete Robot with Applied Human Muscle Activation Patterns for Bipedal Running,
IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2010), pp.498–503, 2010.


Yoshitaka Ushiku, Tatshuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Improving Image Similarity Measures for Image Browsing and Retrieval Through Latent Spacing Learning Between Images and Long Texts,
IEEE 17th International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2010), pp.2365–2368, 2010.


Alexandre Pitti, Hassan Alirezaei and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Cross-modal and Scale-free Action Representations through Enaction,
The 10th International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, 2009.


Daniel Burfoot, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Semi-Supervised Learning in a Complex Arm Motor Control Task,
Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, pp.1698–1703, 2009.


Hassan Alirezaei, Akihiko Nagakubo, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Tactile Distribution Sensor Which Enables Stable Measurement Under High and Dynamic Stretch,
IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2009, pp.87–93, 2009.


A. Kanezaki, T. Harada and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Partial Matching for Real Textured 3D Objects using Color Cubic Higher-order Local Auto-Correlation Features,
Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2009, pp.9–12, 2009.


Yuki Fujimori, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Tatsuya harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Wearable Motion Capture Suit with Full-body Tactile Sensors,
2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.3186–3193, 2009.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Scene Classification using Generalized Local Correlation,
IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications, pp.195–198, 2009.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
AI Goggles: Real-time Description and Retrieval in the Real World wih Online Learning,
2009 Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, pp.184–191, 2009.


Takashi Shibuya, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Causality Quantification and Its Applications: Structuring and Modeling of Multivariate Time Series,
The 15th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, pp.787–795, 2009.


Tatsuya Harada, Hideki Nakayama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
AI Goggles: Describing What you See and Retrieving What You Have Seen,
First International Symposium on Quality of Life Technology, 2009.


Tatsuya Harada, Hideki Nakayama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Image Annotation and Retrieval Based on Efficient Learning of Contextual Latent Space,
2009 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, pp.858–861, 2009.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Dense Sampling Low-Level Statistics of Local Features,
ACM Internaional Conference on Image and Video Retrieval 2009 (CIVR 2009), CD-ROM, 76, 2009.


Daniel Burfoot, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
View of Boosting as a Search for Randomness Deficiencies,
The 2009 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP2009), The 2009 International Conference on Data Mining (DMIN’09), pp.312–318, 2009.


Daniel Burfoot, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Compression Rate Methodology for Pure Empirical Vision Science,
The 2009 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP2009), The 2009 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (IPCV’09), pp.519-525, 2009.


Takatsugu Kuriyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Co-creation of Human-Robot Interaction Rules via Response Prediction and Habituation / Dishabituation,
The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2009), pp.4990–4995, 2009.


Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Design of a Musculoskeletal Athlete Robot: A Biomechanical Approach,
12th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2009), pp.173–180, 2009.


Kunihiro Ogata and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analyzing the “Knacks” of Transferring Human and Developing a Two-Body Integrated Model as a Basis for Humanoid Control,
9th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.94–104, 2009.


Kunihiro Ogata, Daisuke Shiramatsu, Yoshiyuki Ohmura and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analyzing the “Knack” of Human Piggyback Motion Based on Simultaneous Measurement of Tactile and Movement Data as a Basis for Humanoid Control,
The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2009), pp.2531–2536, 2009.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Canonical Contextual Distance for Large-Scale Image Annotation and Retrieval,
ACM Multimedia workshop on Large-Scale Multimedia Retrieval and Mining (LS-MMRM 2009), pp.3–10, 2009.


Ryuma Niiyama, Kei Kakitani, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Learning to Jump with a Musculoskeletal Robot using a Sparse Coding of Activation,
ICRA 2009 Workshop on Approaches to Sensorimotor Learning on Humanoid Robots, pp.30–31, 2009.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Scene Classification using Generalized Local Correlation,
IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2009), pp.195–198, 2009.


Yasuyuki Shimohata, Nobuyuki Otsu:
Real-time and Simultaneous Recognition of Multiple Moving Objects Using Cubic Higher-order Local Auto-Correlation,
2008 IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation (SSIAI), 2008.


Hassan Alirezaei, Akihiko Nagakubo, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
EIT-Based Deformable Skin for Next Generation Robots,
EIT Conference 2008, 2008.


Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Pneumatic Bipedal Robot: A Biomechanical Approach,
Dynamic Walking 2008, 2008.


Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Pneumatic Biped with an Artificial Musculoskeletal System,
4th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM2008), 2008.


Takatsugu Kuriyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Acquisition of Human-Robot Interaction Rules via Imitation and Response Observation,
The 10th International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, 2008.


Alex Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Adaptive Compliance Control through Phase Synchronization: Case Study to McKibben Actuators,
proceedings of the 17th RoManSy Symposium, pp.528–534, 2008.


Alex Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Exploring Motion Behavior, the Body as a Complex System,
4th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM2008), 2008.


Daniel Burfoot, Max Lungarella, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Toward a Theory of Embodied Statistical Learning,
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior SAB2008, pp.270–279, 2008.


Alexandre Pitt and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Mirroring Maps and Action Representation through Embodied Interactions,
11th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop, 2008.


Naoki Shibuya, Yasuyuki Shimohata, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Smart extraction of desired object from color-distance image with user’s tiny scribble,
2008 IEEE/RSJ Intermational Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2008), pp.2846–2853, 2008.


Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Nobuyuki Otsu:
High-Performance Image Annotation and Retrieval for Weakly Labeled Images Using Latent Space Learning,
Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia 2008 (PCM2008), LNCS5353, pp.601–610, 2008.


Kunihiro Ogata, Koji Terada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Real-time Selection and Generation of Fall Damage Reduction Actions for Humanoid Robots,
2008 8th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.233–238, 2008.


Tomoyuki Yamamoto, Koji Terada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Lifting Techniques for the Humanoid Robots: Insights from Human Movements,
2008 8th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp.251–258, 2008.


Akihiko Nagakubo, Hassan Alirezaei, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A deformable and deformation sensitive tactile distribution sensor,
2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics(ROBIO2007), pp.1301–1308, 2007.


Daniel Burfoot, Yasuo Kuniyosi:
Maximum Entropy Statistical Modeling of Sensor Data from Robotic Systems,
Symposium on Language and Robots 2007, 2007.


Hassan Alirezaei, Akihiko Nagakubo, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Highly Stretchable Tactile Distribution Sensor for Smooth Surfaced Humanoids,
IEEE-RAS 7th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2007.


Kunihiro Ogata, Koji Terada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Falling Motion Control for Humanoid Robots While Walking,
IEEE-RAS 7th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2007.


Koji Terada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Online Gait Planning with Dynamical 3D-Symmetrization method,
IEEE-RAS 7th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2007.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Akihiko Nagakubo:
Whole Body Haptics for Augmented Humanoid Task Capabilities,
The 13th International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR2007), pp.89-100, Hiroshima, Nov. 26, 2007. (Also in: Makoto Kaneko, Yoshihiko Nakamura (eds), Robotics Research –The 13th International Symposium ISRR–, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol. 66, ISBN: 978-3-642-14742-5 (Print) 978-3-642-14743-2 (Online), pp. 61-73, 2011.), 2007.


Tatsuya Harada, Tomoaki Gyota, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Tomomasa Sato:
Development of Wireless networked Tiny Orientation Device for Wearable Motion Capture and Measurement of Walking Around, Walking up and Down, and Jumping Tasks,
2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2007), pp.4135–4140, 2007.


Rie Matsumoto, Hideki Nakayama, Tatsuya Harada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Journalist Robot: Robot System Making News Articles from Real World,
2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2007), pp.1234–1241, 2007.


Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Humanoid Robot Which Can Lift a 30kg Box by Whole Body Contact and Tactile Feedback,
2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1136–1141, 2007.


Hiroki Mori, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A cognitive developmental scenario of transitional motor primitives acquisition,
7th international Conference on Epigenetic Robotics, pp.93–100, 2007.


Tomoyuki Yamamoto, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Global Dynamics: a Method to Organise Humanoid Dynamics,
ECCS2007 European Conference on Complex Systems, 2007.


Cota Nabeshima, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Max Lungarella:
Towards a Model for Tool-Body Assimilation and Adaptive Tool-Use,
Proceedings of The 6th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL-2007), 2007.


Ryuma Niiyama, Akihiko Nagakubo, Yasuo, Kuniyoshi:
Mowgli: A Bipedal Jumping and Landing Robot with an Artificial Musculoskeletal System,
Proc. of the 2007 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2007), pp.2546–2551 (ThC5.2), 2007.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Humanoid Bodies for Exploring and Exploiting in the Environmental Properties,
Workshop Humanoids’06, 2006.


Ryo Fukano, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Akihiko Nagakubo:
A Cognitive Architecture for Flexible Imitative Interaction Using Tools and Objects,
2006 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids’06), 2006.


Pitti A., Lungarella M. and Kuniyoshi Y.:
Synchronization: adaptive mechanism linking internal and external dynamics,
Proc. of the 5th Int. Workshop on Epigenetic Robotics, 2006.


Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Akihiko Nagakubo:
Conformable and Scalable Tactile Sensor Skin for Curved Surfaces,
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp.1348–1353, 2006.


A. Pitti, M. Lungarella. and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Exploration of Natural Dynamics through Resonance and Chaos,
Proc. of the 9th Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, pp.558–565, 2006.


A. Pitti, M. Lungarella. and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Quantification of emergent behaviors induced by feedback resonance of chaos,
Proc. of the 2nd Australian Conf. on Artificial Life, 2005.


S. Yonekura, M. Lungarella and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Fear-like response induced by intentional gap between neural and body-environment dynamics,
Proc. 4th IEEE Int. Conf. on Development and Learning (ICDL-05), pp.31–36, 2005.


Cota Nabeshima, Max Lungarella and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Timing-Based Model of Body Schema adaptation and its Role in Perception and Tool Use: A Robot Case Study,
The 4th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL-05), pp.7–12, 2005.


Katsuhiko Ishiguro, Nobuyuki Otsu and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Inter-Modal Learning and Object Concept Acquisition,
Proc. IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2005), pp.148–151, 2005.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Koji Terada, Tomoyuki Yamamoto and Akihiko Nagakubo:
Exploiting the Global Dynamics Structure of Whole-Body Humanoid Motion — Getting the Knack of Roll-and-Rise Motion,
Proc. Int. Symp. on Robotics Research (ISSR)), 2003. (Also in: Paolo Dario and Raja Chatila (eds), Robotics Research: The Eleventh International Symposium, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol. 15, ISBN: 3-540-23214-1, pp. 385-396, 2005.), pp.385–396, 2005.


Ryo Fukano, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Takumi Kobayashi, Takuya Otani and Nobuyuki Otsu:
Statistical Manipulation Learning of Unknown Objects by a Multi-Fingered Robot Hand,
Proc. Int. Conf. on Humanoid Robotics, 2004.


Shogo Yonekura and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Emergence of Multiple Sensory-Motor Response Patterns from Cooperating Bursting Neurons,
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1377–1382, 2004.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Shinsuke Suzuki:
Dynamic Emergence and Adaptation of Behavior Through Embodiment as Coupled Chaotic Field,
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.2042–2049, 2004.


Koji Terada, Yoshiyuki Ohmura and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analysis and Control of Whole Body Dynamic Humanoid Motion — Towards Experiments on a Roll-and-Rise Motion,
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.1382–1387, 2003.


Moriaki Shimozaki and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Integration of Spatial and Temporal Contexts for Action Recognition by Self Organizing Neural Networks,
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.2385–2391, 2003.


Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Koji Terada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Analysis and Control of Whole Body Dynamic Humanoid Motion — Experiments on a Roll-and-Rise Motion,
Proc. Int. Conf. on Humanoid Robotics, 2003.


Tomoyuki Yamamoto and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Flexibility of Human Rising: towards understanding and design of complex dynamical behaviors,
Proc. of 4th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWER03), pp.27–34, 2003.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi,Yasuaki Yorozu, Masayuki Inaba and Hirochika Inoue:
From Visuo-Motor Self Learning to Early Imitation — A Neural Architecture for Humanoid Learning,
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp.3132–3139, 2003.


ETL-Humanoid: A Research Vehicle for Open-ended Action Imitation:
Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Gordon Cheng and Akihiko Nagakubo,
Proc. of International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR), pp. 42-49, 2001. (Also in: Raymond A. Jarvis and Alexander Zelinky (eds), Robotics Research: The Tenth International Symposium, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol. 6, ISSN: 1610-7438, pp. 67-82, 2003.), 2001.


Low-Level Autonomy of the Humanoid Robots H6 & H7:
Satoshi Kagami, Koichi Nishiwaki, James Kuffner, Kei Okada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Masayuki Inaba, Hirochika Inoue,
Proc. of International Symposium on Robotics Research, pp. 50-59, 2001. (Also in: Raymond A. Jarvis and Alexander Zelinky (eds), Robotics Research: The Tenth International Symposium, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol. 6, IISBN: 3-540-00550-1, Springer-Verlag, pp. 83-98, 2003.), 2001.


Y. Kuniyoshi, A. Nagakubo, L. Berthouze, and G. Cheng:
Interfacing Agents through Boundaries of Interaction Dynamics,
Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR), pp.232-240, 1999. (Also in: John M. Hollerbach, Daniel E. Koditschek (eds), Robotics Research: The Ninth International Symposium, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 978-1852332921, 2000.), 1999.


Book Chapters and Review Articles:


Yasunori Yamada, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
The Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development: Brain, Behavior, and Cultural Context,
Cambridge University Press, 2020(Chapter: Embodied Brain Model for Understanding Functional Neural Development of Foetuses and Infants).


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
On the Future of AI and Human/Society,
Journal of Science and Technology Studies, 16:15-29, 2018. (Peer-Reviewed)


Fusing autonomy and sociality via embodied emergence and development of behaviour and cognition from fetal period,
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 374(1771), 2019.
http://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2018.0031 (Peer-Reviewed)


Gordon Cheng, Karinne Ramirez-Amaro, Michael Beetz and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Purposive learning: Robot reasoning about the meanings of human activities,
Science Robotics, Vol. 4, Issue 26, eaav1530
DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aav1530. (Peer-Reviewed)


Yauso Kuniyoshi, Yukie Nagai, Yukuo Konishi, Masako Myowa, Shinichiro Kumagaya, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Hoshinori Kanazawa:
Constructive Developmental Science: Revealing the Principles of Development from Fetal Period and Systematic Understanding of Developmental Disorders,
Baby Science, Vol.17, pp.10–21, 2017.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Humanoid Robotics and Neuroscience: Science, Engineering and Society,
CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, U.S., pp.233–249(Chapter: Chapter 9 Learning from Examples: Imitation Learning and Emerging Cognition), 2014.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Hiroki Mori:
A Constructivist Research on Fetal Development and Its Implications for Understanding Developmental Disorder,
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.27, No.1, pp.20–27, 2012. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Hiroki Mori:
Perso-Synergistic-Intelligence Research : Constructing the Models of Development from Fetal Movement to Social Cognition Basis,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.30, No.1, pp.14–19, 2012. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
What is Robotic Science?,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.28, No.4, pp.370–374, 2010. (in Japanese)


Hiroki Mori and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Research on motor and cognitive development via computer simulation of musculoskeletal and nervous system of fetuses and infants,
Japanese Psychological Review, Vol.52, No.1, pp.20–34, 2009. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Masayuki Numao:
Academic Roadmap in Integrated Information Field,
Advanced Robotics, Vol.23, No.11, pp.1465–1474, 2009.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Autonomous Adaptive Emergent Systems,
Advanced Robotics, Vol.23, No.11, pp.1481–1485, 2009.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Principles of Emergence of Intelligent Behavior(Intelligent Computing and Related issues (7)),
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.23, No.2, pp.283–293, 2008.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Masayuki Numao:
Academic Roadmap in Information Complex Field,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.26, No.7, pp.738-741, 2008. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Autonomous Adaptive Emergent Systems,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.26, No.7, pp.744-745, 2008. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Adaptive and Emergent Imitation as the Fundamental of Humanoid Intelligence,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.25, No.5, pp.671–677, 2007. (in Japanese)


Rolf Pfeifer, Max Lungarella, Olaf Sporns, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
50 years of artificial intelligence,
Springer, pp.76-86, 2007.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Towards Emergent/Developmental Constructivist Theory of Robotic Imitation,
Journal of the Society of Biomechanisms, Vol.29, No.1, pp.20–25, 2005. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Robot Intelligence – A Challenge by Emergent Substantialism -,
Journal of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Vol.42, No.6, pp.497–503, 2003. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Akihiko Nagakubo:
Embodied Cognition and Humanoid,
Journal of the Society of Biomechanisms, Vol.24, No.4, pp.219–224, 2000. (in Japanese)


Minoru Asada, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Toward Cognitive Robotics,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.17, No.1, pp.2–6, 1999. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Luc Berthouze:
Towards Emergence of Embodied Interaction Dynamics,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.17, No.1, pp.29–33, 1999. (in Japanese)


Takayuki Nakamura, Tomomasa Sato, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Kazuo Hiraki, Tomohiro Shibata, Minoru Asada, Karl F. MacDorman, Jun Tani:
Why is cognitive robotics promising?,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.17, No.1, pp.38–43, 1999. (in Japanese)


H. Kitano, M. Asada, Y. Kuniyoshi, I. Noda, E. Ohsawa, H. Matsubara:
RoboCup: a challenge problem for AI and robotics,
Springer Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol.1395, pp.1–19, 1998.


M. Asada, P. Stone, H. Kitano, B. Werger, Y. Kuniyoshi, A. Drogoul, D. Duhaut, M. Veloso, H. Asama, and S. Suzuki:
The RoboCup Physical Agent Challenge: Phase I,
Applied Artificial Intelligence, Vol.12, No.2-3, pp.251–263, 1998.


Minoru Asada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Itsuki Noda, Hiroaki Kitano:
Research Activity and Robot Contest (RoboCup),
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.15, No.1, pp.13–16, 1997. (in Japanese)


H. Kitano, M. Asada, Y. Kuniyoshi, I. Noda, E. Osawa, and H. Matsubara:
RoboCup – A Challenge Problem for AI –,
AI Magazine, Vol.18, No.1, pp.73–85, 1997.


Akihiko Nagakubo and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Humanoid Interaction Research,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.15, No.7, pp.979–982, 1997. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Socialized Robots,
The Journal of Insitute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Vol.78, No.1, pp.23–27, 1995. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Compact Mobile Robot With Binocular Tracking Vision,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.13, No.3, pp.343–346, 1995. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Attention and Viewpoint in Real World Agents : Segmentation, Integration and Sharing of Information,
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.10, No.4, pp.507–514, 1995. (in Japanese)


Hitoshi Matsubara, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Kouichi Hashida:
Comments on “AI Map : Fundamental Issues in Artificial Intelligence” and Their Answers,
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.10, No.5, pp.712–719, 1995. (in Japanese)


Kazuya Yoshida, Ken Sakaguchi, Syuji Kajita, Yasuyoshi Yokokoji, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Kazutaka Yokota:
Future Robots in Frontier Research and Science Fictions,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.12, No.3, pp.368–388, 1994. (in Japanese)


Kosei Kitagaki, Toshio, Ueshiba, Yoshihiro Kawai, Hiromu Onda, Akira Nakamura, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Kazuyuki Nagata, Akio Morishima, Yujin Wakita:
A View of Intelligent Systems in 21st Century – From a Note by a Technical Writer in 202X -,
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, Vol.12, No.3, pp.342–345, 1994. (in Japanese)


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Chapman, D. : Vision, Instruction and Action, MIT Press (1991).,
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol.8, No.2, 1991. (in Japanese)


Invited Talks:


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
On the origin of human autonomy and sociality: Embodied emergence development and constructivism,
XXXIX Annual School, “AI-enabled health care: from decision support to autonomous robots”, GNB Bioengineering School, Italy, 2020.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
A Constructive Study of Embodied Human Brain Development from Fetal Period,
Robotics Colloquia, IFRR (International Federation of Robotics Research), 2020.


Hoshinori Kanazawa and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Embodied brain models – human fetus development,
Lorentz center Workshops 2018, Learning Body Models: Humans, Brains, and Robots Oct 2018.


Hoshinori Kanazawa:
Embodiment and sensorimotor interaction in early developmental stage,
Infancy, Research from Asia, Symposium, 2017.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Embodiment as the Source of Skills and Cognition,
Symposium on Biomechnics and Human Movement, Keynote Speech, 2014.


Constructive Developmental Science,
IIT forum Technology for Human and Humanoid Robotics, Invited Talk, 2013.


Flexible tactile skin for haptic interaction studies,
Workshop on Research Frontiers in Electronic Skin Technology,IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Invited Talk, 2013.


From Embodied Intelligence To Fetal Development – A Quest for The Fundamentals of Human-oid Intelligence,
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Invited Plenary Talk, 2013.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Simulating Human Fetal Development,
The Third Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EPIROB2013), Invited Keynote Lecture, 2013.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Constructive Developmental Science: A Trans-disciplinary Approach Toward the Fundamentals of Human Cognitive Development and Its Disorders,
Centered Around Fetus Simulation, Proc. Int. Symp. on Robotics Research (ISRR), Invited Talk, 2013.


Emergence of Consciousness from Embodied Interaction Dynamics: A Constructivist Approach with A Simulated Human Fetus,
In Symposium 3: Robotics and Consciousness, The 15th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC15), 2011.


Towards Emergence of meaning in Embodied Cognitive Systems,
4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2010), Invited Plenary Talk, 2010.


Robotic Science of Embodied Brain and Mind – Fetus Simulation and Total Sensory-Motor Measurement,
TUM ICS International Symposium on Cognitive System: Brain, Mind and Robotics, 2010.


Towards Emergence of Meaning in Embodied Cognitive Systems,
2010 International Symposium on Machine Perception and Cognition, 2010.


Towards Mind-Reading Robots: Understanding the linkage between human intention, behavior, and environment,
CoTeSys Fall Workshop, 2009.


Body Shapes Brain – Emergence and Development of Behavior and Mind from Embodied Interaction Dynamics -,
Riken BSI Summer Porgram 2009, 2009.


Body shapes Brain — Emergence and Development of Behavior and Mind from Embodied Interaction Dynamics –,
The 10th International Confernce on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, 2008.


Humanoid Cognition and Actions — Matching Humans at All Levels,
First France-Japan Research Workshop on Human-Robot Interaction, 2008.


Trends in Cognitive Systems research in Japan,
Interlink Consolidation Workshop in Cannes, 2008.


Emergence and Development of Embodied Intelligence,
ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference Series for Young Researchers, 2008.


Emergence and Development of Embodied Cognition,
EPFL, 2007.


Emergence and Development of Embodied Cognition — Actions and Cognition Emerge from Body-Environment Affordances,
International Conference on Perception and Action, 2007.


Emergence and Development of Embodied Cognition: From Humanoid Robot Body to Human Robot Brain,
EPFL LATSIS Symposium 2006 Dynamical principles for neuroscience rand intelligent biomimetic devices, 2006.


Body Image Acquisition for Robotic Tool Use and Imitation,
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Cognitive Robots and Systems, 2006.


Emergence of Embodied Behavior — Coupled Chaos System and Fetal Motor Development –,
10th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (ALIFE X): Workshop on Neurodynamic Methods for Analysis and Control of Cognitive Behaviors, 2006.


Emergence and Development of Humanoid Embodied Cognition,
IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Invited Talk, 2005.


Towards emergence and development of humanoid embodied cognition – a robotic approach,
ESF Research Confernce on Brain Development and Cognition in Human Infants: From Action to Cognition, 2005.


Exploration and Learning of Embodied Behavior,
12th International Symposium of Robotics Research(ISRR2005), 2005.


Imitation as Emergent Embodied Cognition,
IEEE International Conference on Humanoid Robots 2005 Workshop on Cognitive Architecture, 2005.


Y. Kuniyoshi, Y. Ohmura, K. Terada, A. Nagakubo, S. Eitoku, T. Yamamoto:
Embodied Basis of Invariant Features in Execution and Perception of Whole Body Dynamic Actions — Knacks and Focuses of Roll-and-Rise Motion,
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Invited Paper, Vol.48, No.4, pp.189–201, 2004.


Y. Kunioyshi, Y. Ohmura, K. Terada, A. Nagakubo:
Dynamic Roll-and-Rise Motion By An Adult-Size Humanoid Robot,
International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Invited Paper, Vol.1, No.3, pp.497–516, 2004.


From Humanoid Embodiment to Theory of Mind,
COE International Symposium on Development of Neural Networks and Emergent Behavior, 2004.


From Humanoid Embodiment to Theory of Mind,
Workshop on Bilateral Paradigms of Human and Humanoid attached with IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Invited Talk, 2003.


Cooperation by Observation,
RoboCup International Symposium 2002, 2002.


A Humanoid Vision System for Versatile Interaction,
IEEE International Conference on Biologically Motivated Computer Vision, 2000.


A Humanoid Vision System for Interactive Robots,
The First Asian Symposium on Industrial Automation and Robotics, 1999.


A Robotic Approach to the Foundation of Communication and Symbols,
World Congress of Applied Linguistics, 1999.


D. Keymeulen, M. Iwata, K. Konaka, Y. Kuniyoshi, and T. Higuchi:
Evolvable Hardware: A Robot Navigation System Testbed,
New Generation Computing, Invited Paper, Vol.16, No.2, pp.97–122, 1998.


Y. Kuniyoshi and L. Berthouze:
Neural Learning of Embodied Interaction Dynamics,
Neural Networks, Invited Paper, Vol.11, No.7–8, pp.1259–1276, 1998.


C. Scheier, R. Pfeifer and Y. Kuniyoshi:
Embedded Neural Networks: exploiting constraints,
Neural Networks, Invited Paper, Vol.11, No.7–8, pp.1551–1569, 1998.


Fusing Autonomy and Sociability in Robots,
International Conference on Autonomous Agents, 1997.


The Robotics and Embodied Cognition Viewpoint of Imitation,
International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Workshop on Imitation Learning, 1997.


System with Foveated Wide Angle Lens,
The First ALCATECH Workshop, 1996.


Active Vision System with Foveated Wide Angle Lens,
Asian Conference on Computer Vision, 1995.


Dynamic Attention Control in Action Understanding,
International AI Symposium 92 Workshop on “Active Vision as a Bridge between AI and Robotics”, 1992.


Other Papers:


Satoshi Nakagawa, Minlie Huang, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Construction and Evaluation of QOL Specialized Dictionary SqolDic Utilizing Vocabulary Meaning and QOL Scale,
The 15th International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering (NLP-KE’20), 2020.


Satoshi Nakagawa, Shogo Yonekura, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Satoshi Nishikawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Mental Health Score Estimation System Based on AdaBoost,
Forum on Information Technology 2020 (FIT2020), 1h-2, September, 2020.


Satoshi Nakagawa, Shogo Yonekura, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Satoshi Nishikawa, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
QOL Estimation based on Multimodal Learning through Interaction with a Communication Agent,
The 34th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, 2020 (JSAI2020), 2G6-ES-3-03, June, 2020.


Katsuma Inoue, Kohei Nakajima and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Soft bodies as input reservoir: role of softness from the viewpoint of reservoir computing
2019 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2019), 2019.


Mitsuru Takeda, Satoshi Nishikawa, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
High-speed flexible arm to reduce the effect of spinning ball in table tennis
2019 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2019), 2019.


Satoshi Nakagawa, Hiroyuki Saegusa, Ryoga Endo, Kana Naruse, Lem Wey Guan, Yasuo Kuniyoshi.
Evaluation of Therapist – Client Interaction Based on New VR Tele-counseling Approach,
The 24th Annual Conference of the Virtual Reality Society (VRSJ2019), 4D-04.


Kazutoshi Tanaka, Izumi Karino, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Learning multiple tasks by self-goal-setting based on self-evaluation,
Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob 2019), August, 2019.


Julius Cueto, Hashinori Kanazawa, Shogo Yonekura, Satoko Hirabayashi, Noritoshi Atsumi, Masami Iwamoto, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Model of respiration’s projections to the brain reproduces physiological changes and predicts emotion’s cognitive influences,
28th annual computational neuroscience meeting (CNS 2019), p161 Barcelona, Spain, July, 2019.


Tomoaki Morioka, Hoshinori Kanazawa, Keiko Fujii, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi,:
EEG simulation reveals that changes in cortical morphology and global connectivity during de-velopment affect neonatal EEG,
28th annual computational neuroscience meeting (CNS 2019), p162 Barcelona, Spain, July, 2019.


Hoshinori Kanazawa, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Masahiko Kawai and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
DETAILED FULL BODY MOTION ANALYSIS TECHNIQUE FOR HUMAN NEONATES AND INFANTS,
World Confederation for Physical Therapy, 2019.


Hoshinori Kanazawa, Yasunori Yamada, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Masahiko Kawai and Yasuo Kuniyoshi :
Early developmental change in inter-muscle sensorimotor modules of human infants: Preliminary results,
Society for the Neural Control of Movement, 2019.


Izumi Karino, Kazutoshi Tanaka, Ryuma Niiyama, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Switching Isotropic and Directional Exploration with Parameter Space Noise in Deep Reinforcement Learning,
arXiv:1809.06570, 2018.


Keiko Fujii, Yoshiyuki Ohmura and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Synaptic excitatory-inhibitory balance affect information integration via attractor dynamics,
Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) 22, 2018.


Hoshinori Kanazawa, Yasunori Yamada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Information structure of proprioceptive feedback in infantile spontaneous movements,
Neuroscience2016, 2016


Yoshitaka Ushiku, Hiroshi Muraoka, Sho Inaba, Teppei Fujisawa, Koki Yasumoto, Naoyuki Gunji, Takayuki Higuchi, Yuko Hara, Tatsuya Harada and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
ISI at ImageCLEF:Scalable System for Imade Annotation,
CLEF 2012 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (ImageCLEF2012), pp1-12, 2012.


Alexandre Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Representing oneself and other’s action, agency and space through sensorimotor coordination,
4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2010), 2010.


Alex Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Egocentric and allocentric neural mechanisms for representing the body,
The 28th Annual Conference of the RSJ, 2B2-5, 2010.


Alex Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Infant Spatial Learning of Body-PLace Associations,
The 28th Annual Conference of the RSJ, 3A1-6, 2010.


Alexandre Pitti:
Cross-modal and scale-free action representation in sensorimotor maps,
Technical Committee on Neurocomputing (NC), 2009.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Kaito Kinjo, Hiroki Mori, Shinji Sangawa:
Sensorimotor Development of A Simulated Fetus and Neonate,
2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.12, 2009.


Takatsugu Kuriyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Exploration of Embodied Information Structure for Augmenting Self: A View of Development from Sensorimotor Learning to Social Interaction,
The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2009) Workshop on Synergistic Intelligence: approach to human intelligence through understanding and design of cognitive development, 2009.


Alexandre Pitti and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Shared Circuits for action representation, agency and space,
The 27th Annual Conference of the RSJ, 2009.


Alexandre Pitti and Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Shared circuits for representing self and others’ actions agency and space,
NIPS International Workshop for Scientific Study of Consciousness, 2009.


Alexandre Pitti, Hassan Alirezaei, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Modeling the Human Sense of Touch and Agency in Multi-Modal Networks of Spiking Neurons,
Humanoids 09 Workshop “Tactile Sensing in Humanoids ? Tactile Sensors and Beyond”, 2009.


Kazuhito Takenaka, Yasuo Nagasaka, Zenas C Chao, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Naotaka Fujii:
Granger Causality revealed dynamic modulation of causal relationships in Macaque frontal cortex,
The 32nd Annual Meeting of Japan Neuroscience Society, 2009.


Kazuhito Takenaka, Yasuo Nagasaka, Zenas C Chao, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Naotaka Fujii:
Granger Causality revealed dynamic modulation of causal relationships in Macaque frontal cortex,
NEUROSCIENCE, 2009.


Hassan Alirezaei, Akihiko Nagakubo, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Development of a highly stretchable tactile sensor with easy wearability,
Humanoids 09 Workshop “Tactile Sensing in Humanoids ? Tactile Sensors and Beyond”, 2009.


Pitti Alexandre, Alirezaei Hassan, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Small-world network model of the Mirror Neurons System,
The 26th Annual Conference of the RSJ, 1J1-03, 2008.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Humanoid Cognition and Actions ? Matching Humans at All Levels,
First France-Japan Research Workshop on Human-Robot Interaction, 2008.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Trends in Cognitive Systems research in Japan,
Interlink Consolidation Workshop in Cannes, 2008.


Alex Pitti, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Chaotic Itinerant Memory based on STDP Neural Network,
The 25th Annual Conference of the RSJ, 2007.


Alex Pitti, Max Lungarella, Yasuo Kuniyoshi:
Framework for the discovery and the exploitation of the sensorimotor causal flow in embodied systems,
The 25th Annual Conference of the RSJ, 2007.


Y. Kuniyoshi:
Emergence of Embodied Behavior — Coupled Chaos System and Fetal Motor Development, Workshop on Neurodynamic Methods for Analysis and Control of Cognitive Behaviors,
10th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (ALIFE X), 2006.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yasuaki Yorozu, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Koji Terada, Takuya Otani, Akihiko Nagakubo, Tomoyuki Yamamoto:
From Humanoid Embodiment to Theory of Mind,
Dagstuhl Workshop on Embodied Artificial Intelligence, 2003.


Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Yasuaki Yorozu, Yoshiyuki Ohmura, Takuya Otani, Tomoyuki Yamamoto:
From Humanoid Embodiment to Theory of Mind,
Proc. of First Int’l Workshop on Man-Machine Symbiotic Systems, pp.293–310, 2002.


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