Yoshinobu SATO


Sparse and Low-Rank Matrix Decomposition for Local Morphological Analysis to Diagnose Cirrhosis
Junping DENG Xian-Hua HAN Yen-Wei CHEN Gang XU Yoshinobu SATO Masatoshi HORI Noriyuki TOMIYAMA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/12/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 12  pp. 3210-3221
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Biological Engineering
Keyword: 
local morphological analysisdiagnosis of cirrhosissparse and low-rank matrix decompositionaugmented lagrange multiplier
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Functional Safety Assessment of Safety-Related Systems with Non-perfect Proof-Tests
Hitoshi MUTA Yoshinobu SATO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2014/08/01
Vol. E97-A  No. 8  pp. 1739-1746
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Reliability, Maintainability and Safety Analysis
Keyword: 
functional safetysafety integrity levelsafety-related systemnon-perfect proof-test
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Locating Fetal Facial Surface, Oral Cavity and Airways by a 3D Ultrasound Calibration Using a Novel Cones' Phantom
Rong XU Jun OHYA Yoshinobu SATO Bo ZHANG Masakatsu G. FUJIE 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/05/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 5  pp. 1324-1335
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Biological Engineering
Keyword: 
3D locationfetal oral cavity and airways3D ultrasound calibrationiterative closest point algorithm3D fetal model3D electromagnetic tracking device
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A Survey on Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning Approaches to Computer Assisted Medical Intervention: Intraoperative Anatomy Modeling and Optimization of Interventional Procedures
Ken'ichi MOROOKA Masahiko NAKAMOTO Yoshinobu SATO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2013/04/01
Vol. E96-D  No. 4  pp. 784-797
Type of Manuscript:  SURVEY PAPER
Category: Computer Assisted Medical Intervention
Keyword: 
statistical shape modelstatistical deformation modelpreoperating planningsurgical navigationanatomical shapeorgan motiontissue deformation
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Segmentation of Liver in Low-Contrast Images Using K-Means Clustering and Geodesic Active Contour Algorithms
Amir H. FORUZAN Yen-Wei CHEN Reza A. ZOROOFI Akira FURUKAWA Yoshinobu SATO Masatoshi HORI Noriyuki TOMIYAMA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2013/04/01
Vol. E96-D  No. 4  pp. 798-807
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Medical Imaging)
Category: Medical Image Processing
Keyword: 
liver segmentationsegmentation of low-contrast imagesgeodesic active contoursliver intensity distribution modeling
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A Hybrid Technique for Thickness-Map Visualization of the Hip Cartilages in MRI
Mahdieh KHANMOHAMMADI Reza AGHAIEZADEH ZOROOFI Takashi NISHII Hisashi TANAKA Yoshinobu SATO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2009/11/01
Vol. E92-D  No. 11  pp. 2253-2263
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Biological Engineering
Keyword: 
bone segmentationsingular value decompositionHough transformdirectional derivative filterscartilage segmentationvector quantizationedge detectionthickness map visualization
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Accurate Thickness Measurement of Two Adjacent Sheet Structures in CT Images
Yuanzhi CHENG Yoshinobu SATO Hisashi TANAKA Takashi NISHII Nobuhiko SUGANO Hironobu NAKAMURA Hideki YOSHIKAWA Shuguo WANG Shinichi TAMURA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2007/01/01
Vol. E90-D  No. 1  pp. 271-282
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Advanced Image Technology)
Category: 
Keyword: 
cartilage thicknesship jointimage quantificationnumerical simulationpoint spread function
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Parallel Adaptive Estimation of Hip Range of Motion for Total Hip Replacement Surgery
Yasuhiro KAWASAKI Fumihiko INO Yoshinobu SATO Shinichi TAMURA Kenichi HAGIHARA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2007/01/01
Vol. E90-D  No. 1  pp. 30-39
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Parallel/Distributed Processing and Systems)
Category: Parallel Image Processing
Keyword: 
range of motion estimationadaptive mesh refinementcluster computingmedical image processingcomputer assisted surgery
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Excimer-Laser-Induced Zone-Melting-Recrystallization of Silicon Thin Films on Large Glass Substrates and Its Application to TFTs
Hiromichi TAKAOKA Yoshinobu SATOU Takaomi SUZUKI Takuya SASAKI Hiroshi TANABE Hiroshi HAYAMA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2002/11/01
Vol. E85-C  No. 11  pp. 1860-1865
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Electronic Displays)
Category: Active Matrix Displays
Keyword: 
excimer lasercrystallizationpoly-Sigrainlateral growthTFT
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FOREWORD
Yoshinobu SATO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2000/05/25
Vol. E83-A  No. 5  pp. 781-781
Type of Manuscript:  FOREWORD
Category: 
Keyword: 
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Safety Integrity Levels Model for IEC 61508 -- Examination of Modes of Operation --
Eiichi KATO Yoshinobu SATO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2000/05/25
Vol. E83-A  No. 5  pp. 863-865
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Reliability Theory and Its Applications)
Category: 
Keyword: 
safety integrity levelmodes of operationfrequency of harmful eventsafety-related systemprogrammable electronicfunctional safety
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Monte Carlo Simulation for Analysis of Sequential Failure Logic
Wei LONG Yoshinobu SATO Hua ZHANG 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2000/05/25
Vol. E83-A  No. 5  pp. 812-817
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Reliability Theory and Its Applications)
Category: 
Keyword: 
Monte Carlo simulationfault tree analysissequential failure logicminimal cut-AND structure
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