AKIRA FURUI

Last Updated :2023/02/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
Web Site
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, 2020/03/31, 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 Fields

  • Informatics;Human informatics;Intelligent informatics
  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Medical systems

Research Keywords

  • Human machine interface
  • Probabilistic modeling
  • Statistical machine learning
  • Biological signal analysis

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  3. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  4. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  5. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  6. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  7. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  8. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  9. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Ground zero programming
  10. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Second Semester, Ground zero programming
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Basics of AI
  12. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Exercises on Informatics and Data Science A
  13. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Exercises on Informatics and Data Science A
  14. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Informatics and Data Science A
  15. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Informatics and Data Science A
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Informatics and Data Science B
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Informatics and Data Science B
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Informatics and Data Science
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Informatics and Data Science

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Automated Classification of General Movements in Infants Using a Two-stream Spatiotemporal Fusion Network, Proceedings of Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), 753-762, 20220916
  2. Neural Network-based Estimation of Microbubbles Generated in Cardiopulmonary Bypass Circuit: A Clinical Application Study, Proceedings of 44th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 617-620, 20220711
  3. Toward a Robust Estimation of Respiratory Rate Using Cardiovascular Biomarkers: Robustness Analysis Under Pain Stimulation, IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 22(10), 9904-9913, 20220515
  4. Increased cerebrovascular reactivity in selected brain regions after extracranial-intracranial bypass improves the speed and accuracy of visual cancellation in patients with severe steno-occlusive disease: a preliminary study., Neurosurgical review, 20220130
  5. Sleep EEG Analysis Based on a Scale Mixture Model and its Application to Sleep Spindle Detection, Proceedings of 2022 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), 887-892, 20220109
  6. Predictors of Stroke Outcome Extracted from Multivariate Linear Discriminant Analysis or Neural Network Analysis, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 29(1), 99-110, 20220101
  7. ★, EMG pattern recognition via Bayesian inference with scale mixture-based stochastic generative models, Expert Systems with Applications, 185, 20211215
  8. A Time-Series Scale Mixture Model of EEG with a Hidden Markov Structure for Epileptic Seizure Detection, Proceedings of 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'21), 5832-5836, 20211209
  9. Biomimetic Control of Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand Based on a Lambda-type Muscle Model, Proceedings of 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 10484-10490, 20211018
  10. Cardiorespiratory synchronisation and systolic blood pressure correlation of peripheral arterial stiffness during endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 20210316
  11. ★, Non-Gaussianity Detection of EEG Signals Based on a Multivariate Scale Mixture Model for Diagnosis of Epileptic Seizures, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 68(2), 515-525, 20210225
  12. Neural network-based modeling of the number of microbubbles generated with four circulation factors in cardiopulmonary bypass, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 20210112
  13. Measurement of emotional states of zebrafish through integrated analysis of motion and respiration using bioelectric signals, Scientific Reports, 11(1), 20210108
  14. Relationships between motor and cognitive functions and subsequent post-stroke mood disorders revealed by machine learning analysis, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20201111
  15. Longitudinal assessment of U-shaped and inverted U-shaped developmental changes in the spontaneous movements of infants via markerless video analysis, Scientific Reports, 10(1), 20201008
  16. Does the variance of surface EMG signals during isometric contractions follow an inverse gamma distribution?, Proceedings of 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'20), 3118-3121, 20200827
  17. Video-based evaluation of infant crawling toward quantitative assessment of motor development, Scientific Reports, 10(1), 11266, 20200709
  18. Spatiotemporal Parameterization of Human Reaching Movements Based on Time Base Generator, IEEE ACCESS, 8, 104944-104955, 20200605
  19. Markerless Measurement and Evaluation of General Movements in Infants, Scientific Reports, 10(1), 20200129
  20. Muscle Fatigue Analysis by Using a Scale Mixture-based Stochastic Model of Surface EMG Signals, Proceedings of 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'19), 1948-1951, 20191007
  21. 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, 20190801
  22. ★, A myoelectric prosthetic hand with muscle synergy-based motion determination and impedance model-based biomimetic control, Science Robotics, 4(31), eaaw6339, 20190626
  23. 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, 20190220
  24. ★, A Scale Mixture-Based Stochastic Model of Surface EMG Signals With Variable Variances, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 66(10), 2780-2788, 20190128
  25. An EMG Pattern Classification Method Based on a Mixture of Variance Distribution Models, Proceedings of 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'18), 5216-5219, 20181029
  26. Electromyographic Interface Technology and Robotic Arm Prostheses, Journal of the Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 83(11), 1010-1013, 20171105
  27. Variance Distribution Analysis of Surface EMG Signals Based on Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Proceedings of 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'17), 2514-2517, 20170914
  28. Virtual Restoration of Down-sampled EMG Signals Using a Stochastic Model, Proceedings of the 11th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe2017), 20170822
  29. An artificial EMG generation model based on signal-dependent noise and related application to motion classification, PLOS ONE, 12(6), e0180112, 20170622
  30. A Variance Distribution Model of Surface EMG Signals Based on Inverse Gamma Distribution, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 64(11), 2672-2681, 20170125

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Sleep EEG Analysis Based on a Scale Mixture Model and Spindle Detection, Miyari Hatamoto, Akira Furui, Keiko Ogawa, and Toshio Tsuji, 2022 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2022), 2022/01/09, Without Invitation, English
  2. A non-Gaussian EEG model focusing on stochastic amplitude fluctuation for automatic epileptic seizure detection, Akira Furui, Tomoyuki Akiyama, Toshio Tsuji, The 51st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Clinical Neurophysiology (JSCN), 2021/12/16, With Invitation, Japanese
  3. Pressure-based Detection of Heart and Respiratory Rates from Human Body Surface using a Biodegradable Piezoelectric Sensor, Ziqiang Xu, Akira Furui, Shumma Jomyo, Toshiki Sakagawa, Masanori Morita, Tsutomu Takai, Masamichi Ando, and Toshio Tsuji, 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'21), 2021/11/01, Without Invitation, English
  4. A Time-Series Scale Mixture Model of EEG with a Hidden Markov Structure for Epileptic Seizure Detection, Akira Furui, Tomoyuki Akiyama, and Toshio Tsuji, 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'21), 2021/11/01, Without Invitation, English
  5. A Wearable Finger-Tapping Motion Recognition System Using Biodegradable Piezoelectric Film Sensors, Shumma Jomyo, Akira Furui, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Tomomi Tsunoda, and Toshio Tsuji, 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'21), 2021/11/01, Without Invitation, English
  6. Pen-point Trajectory Analysis During Trail Making Test Based on a Time Base Generator Model, Hiroto Sakai, Akira Furui, Seiji Hama, Akiko Yanagawa, Koki Kubo, Yutaro Morisako, Yuki Orino, Maho Hamai, Kasumi Fujita, Tomohiko Mizuguchi, Akihiko Kandori, and Toshio Tsuji, 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'21), 2021/11/01, Without Invitation, English
  7. Biomimetic Control of Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand Based on a Lambda-type Muscle Model, Akira Furui, Kosuke Nakagaki, and Toshio Tsuji, 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2021), 2021/05, Without Invitation, English
  8. Does the variance of surface EMG signals during isometric contractions follow an inverse gamma distribution?, Akira Furui and Toshio Tsuji, 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'20), 2020/07, Without Invitation, English, EMBS Virtual Academy
  9. 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, English, Berlin, Germany
  10. 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, English, Honolulu, HI, USA
  11. 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, English
  12. 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, English, Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe
  13. 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, English, Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe
  14. 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, English, Jeju Island, Korea

Awards

  1. 2020/11/07, Phoenix Outstanding Researcher Award, Hiroshima University
  2. 2019/08/31, Young Researcher Award, IEEE EMBS East and Central Japan Chapter/West Japan Chapter
  3. 2017/08/24, gSIC-AT: i-CREATe2017 Best Poster Award, Coalition on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology of Asia (CREATe Asia)

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (DC1), 2018, 2019
  2. Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up, 2020, 2022