AKIRA FURUI

Last Updated :2020/01/15

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Engineering , ., Assistant Professor
E-mail
akirafuruihiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2018/04/01, 2019/09/30, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1)
  • 2019/10/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, School of Engineering, Japan, 2016/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Engineering, The Department of System Cybernetics, Japan, 2016/04, 2019/09

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. An artificial EMG generation model based on signal-dependent noise and related application to motion classification, PLOS ONE, 12(6), 2017
  2. A Variance Distribution Model of Surface EMG Signals Based on Inverse Gamma Distribution, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 64(11), 2672-2681, 2017
  3. Electromyographic Interface Technology and Robotic Arm Prostheses, Journal of the Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 83(11), 1010-1013, 2017
  4. Development of Myoelectric Robotic/Prosthetic Hands with Cybernetic Control at the Biological Systems Engineering Laboratory, Hiroshima University, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 31(1), 27-34, 2019
  5. A myoelectric prosthetic hand with muscle synergy-based motion determination and impedance model-based biomimetic control, Science Robotics, 4(31), 2019
  6. Biomimetic Control of a Five-finger Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand Based on Muscle Synergy Hypothesis, The journal of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, 102(9), 768-771, 2019
  7. A Scale Mixture-Based Stochastic Model of Surface EMG Signals With Variable Variances, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 66(10), 2780-2788, 2019

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Variance Distribution Analysis of Surface EMG Signals Based on Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Akira Furui, Hideaki Hayashi, Yuichi Kurita, and Toshio Tsuji, 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'17), 2017/07, Without Invitation, Jeju Island, Korea
  2. Virtual Restoration of Down-sampled EMG Signals Using a Stochastic Model, Akira Furui, Hideaki Hayashi, Takaei Kihara, Takahiro Konishi, Yusuke Yoshida, Yuichi Kurita, and Toshio Tsuji, 11th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe2017), 2017/08, Without Invitation, Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe
  3. HUVETS: Hiroshima University Virtual EMG Training System for myoelectric hand control with evaluation of motor skills and fatigue in users, Masanobu Kittaka, Akira Furui, and Toshio Tsuji, Global Student Innovation Challenge for Assistive Technology (gSIC-AT), The 11th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe2017), 2017/08, Without Invitation, Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe
  4. EMG Interface Technology and Robotic Arm Prostheses, Akira Furui and Toshio Tsuji, 7th Hiroshima Conference on Education and Science in Dentistry, 2018/03, With Invitation
  5. An EMG Pattern Classification Method Based on a Mixture of Variance Distribution Models, Akira Furui, Hideaki Hayashi, and Toshio Tsuji, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'18), 2018/07, Without Invitation, Honolulu, HI, USA
  6. Muscle Fatigue Analysis by Using a Scale Mixture-based Stochastic Model of Surface EMG Signals, Akira Furui and Toshio Tsuji, 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’19), 2019/07, Without Invitation, Berlin, Germany

Awards

  1. 2017年08月24日, gSIC-AT: i-CREATe2017 Best Poster Award, Coalition on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology of Asia (CREATe Asia)
  2. 2019年08月31日, Young Researcher Award, IEEE EMBS East and Central Japan Chapter/West Japan Chapter