#### Number1

##### Original Articles

3D amoeboid migration of a eukaryotic cell in a fiber matrix | |
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D. L. Ly, C. J. Lumsden | |

Development of a cooperative power trading system using satisfaction space technology | |

T. Maruo, K. Matsumoto, N. Mori | |

Gene subset selection using an iterative approach based on genetic algorithms | |

M. S. Mohamad, S. Omatu, S. Deris, M. Yoshioka | |

Particle swarm optimization for gene selection in classifying cancer classes | |

M. S. Mohamad, S. Omatu, S. Deris, M. Yoshioka | |

Defect detection method using rotational using morphlogy | |

M. Yoshioka, S. Omatu | |

Criterion for optimal image resolution using SIFT | |

M. Yoshioka, Y. Maeda, S. Omatu | |

ARRBFNs with SVR for prediction of chaotic time series with outliers | |

Y.-Y. Fu, C.-J. Wu, C.-N. Ko, J.-T. Jeng, L.-C. Lai | |

Moving robot's mind of autonomous decentralized FMS and mind change control | |

H. Yamamoto, H. Kikuchi, T. Yamada, M. A. Jamali | |

A moving object tracking based on color information employing a particle filter algorithm | |

B. Sugandi, H. Kim, J. K. Tan, S. Ishikawa | |

Development of a new positioning system for underwater robot based on sensor network | |

B. Fu, F. Zhang, M. Ito, Y. Watanabe, T. Aoki | |

Understanding user commands by evaluating fuzzy linguistic information based on visual attention | |

A. G. B. P. Jayasekara, K. Watanabe, K. Izumi | |

Synchronous reluctance motor speed drive using sliding mode controller based on Gaussian radial basis function neural network | |

C.-A. Chen, H.-K. Chiang, W.-B. Lin, C.-H. Tseng | |

A PSO method with nonlinear time-varying evolution for optimal design of PID controllers in a pendubot system | |

P.-Y. Chen, C.-J. Wu, Y.-Y. Fu, C.-N. Ko, L.-C. Lai | |

A fast identification algoritym with outliers under Box-Cox transformation-based annealing robust radial basis function networks | |

P.-Y. Chen, C.-J. Wu, C.-N. Ko, J.-T. Jeng | |

Group behavior of agents with an emotional model | |

S.Hiroshige, H. Asano, M. Uchida, H. Ide | |

Basic examination concerning multiagent cooperation with entrainment | |

H. Asano, H. Suzuki, M. Uchida, H. Ide | |

Basic study about cooperation movement between a human and an agent with entrainment | |

M. Saito, H. Asano, M. Uchida, H. Ide | |

An analysis of expression data using a support vector machine and dimensional reduction methods | |

M. Yoshioka, N. Shimoda, S. Omatu | |

Research on the intelligence control algorithm for a robot joint actuated by McKibben muscles | |

H. Zhao, M.Sugisaka, L. Cui, G. Shi | |

A method for expressing human posture as 3DCG using thermal image processing and 3D model fitting | |

T. Asada, Y. Yoshitomi | |

Image-guided searching for a landmark | |

C.-C. Wang, S.-F. Lien, K.-H. Hsia, J.-P. Su |

#### Number2

##### Original Articles

A consideration of the process of co-creation of value with customers | |
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Y. Fujioka | |

Construction of a supermicro sense of force feedback and vision for micro-objects: development of a haptic device | |

R. Uehara, E. Hayashi | |

Correlation-based similarity metrics in MBR for ordered data | |

D. Nakahigashi, S. Aoki, Z. Sheng, H. Tsuji, X.-J. Shi | |

Multiple self-organizing maps for a visuo-motor system that uses multiple cameras with different fields of view | |

N. Okada, J. Qiu, K. Nakamura, E. Kondo | |

Three-dimensional medical image recognition of cancer of the liver by a revised radial basis function (RBF) neural network algorithm | |

M. Nakagawa, T. Kondo, T. Kudo, S. Takao, J. Ueno | |

Three-dimensional medical image analysis of the heart by the revised GMDH-type neural network self-selecting optimum neural network architecture | |

C. Kondo, T. Kondo, J. Ueno | |

On-line tuning PID parameters in an idling engine based on a modified BP neural network by particle swarm optimization | |

J.-M. Yin, J.-S. Shin, H.-H. Lee | |

Traffic signal control based on a predicted traffic jam distribution | |

C.-Y. Cui, J.-S. Shin, F. Shoji, H.-H. Lee | |

Production adjusting method based on the predicted distribution of production and inventory using a dynamic Bayesian network | |

Y.-H. Park, J.-S. Shin, K.-Y. Woo, F. Shoji, H.-H. Lee | |

A study on postural optimization for bicycle exercise based on electromyography | |

S. Matsumoto, T. Tokuyasu, K. Ohba | |

Modeling and deforming a virtual dense elastic object with the haptic device PHANToM | |

H. Takada, N. Abe, Y. Kinosita, H. Taki, T. Tokuyasu, S. He | |

Pipe inspection robot using a wireless communication system | |

D. Wu, H. Ogai, Y. Yeh, K. Hirai, T. Abe, G. Sato | |

Swing-up control of a 3-DOF acrobot using an evolutionary approach | |

R. Fukushima, E. Uezato | |

Roll of the rhythmic component in the proactive control of a human hand | |

H. Hayashi, Y. Tamura, K. Sugawara, Y. Sawada | |

High survivability of a large colony through a small-world relationship | |

M. Kubo, H. Sato, T. Matsubara, C. Melhuish | |

Robust optimization using multi-objective particle swarm optimization | |

S. Ono, Y. Yoshitake, S. Nakayama | |

Development of programming language Espace and its application to parallel and distributed evolutionary computation | |

T. Iwakawa, S. Ono, S. Nakayama | |

Real-time estimation system of the gaze position based on an electrooculogram | |

X. Zhang, T. Sugi, X. Wang, M. Nakamura | |

Simultaneous localization and mapping of a wheel-based autonomous vehicle with ultrasonic sensors | |

S. Jung, J. Kim, S. Kim | |

A study on the effect of morphological filters on computer-aided medical image diagnosis | |

N. Homma, Y. Kawai, S. Shimoyama, T. Ishibashi, M. Yoshizawa | |

Reliable EOG signal-based control approach with EEG signal judgment | |

T. Zhang, C. Chen, M. Nakamura | |

An algorithm for the automatic generation of an assembly process for modular fixture parts | |

T. Yamada, Y. Funahashi, H. Yamamoto | |

Systematization of error recovery in skill-based manipulation | |

A. Nakamura, T. Kotoku | |

Man-machine interface for modular robot systems | |

T. Goto, M. Uchida, H. Asano, A. Nozawa, H. Onogaki, T. Mizuno, H. Ide, S. Yokoyama | |

Autonomous reconfiguration of robot shape by using Q-learning | |

S. Shiba, M. Uchida, A. Nozawa, H. Asano, H. Onogaki, T. Mizuno, H. Ide, S. Yokoyama | |

Success rates in a multimodal command language for home robot users | |

T. Oka, T. Abe, K. Sugita, M. Yokota | |

Construction of a robot control system which understands a voice and pointing actions | |

Y. Takenaka, N. Abe, Y. Tabuchi, H. Taki, S. He | |

Integration of a stereo vision system and a laser range finder for 3-D construction | |

Y.-Z. Chang, J. -F. Hou, Y.- P. Chang, S. –T. Lee | |

Covariance-based recognition using an incremental learning approach | |

H. E. Osman | |

Detection of a brain aneurysm and a way to search for a brain aneurysm aimed at the development of a system to simulate an operation | |

T. Miyagi, N. Abe, Y. Kinoshita, T. Tokuyasu, H. Taki, S. He | |

Developing a module-based security system for an intelligent home | |

K.-L. Su, S.-H. Chia, S.-V. Shiau, J.-H. Guo | |

Detection system of a security robot using multisensor fusion algorithms | |

T.-L. Chien, J.-H. Tzou, C.-C. Wang, K.-L. Su | |

High-speed laser localization for a restaurant service mobile robot | |

J.-H. Tzou, K. L. Su | |

Motion planning for mobile robots using a laser range finder | |

J.-H. Guo, K.-L. Su, C.-J. Wu, S.-V. Shiau | |

Modeling towards homeostatic plasticity in neuronal activities | |

S. Fernando, S. Matsuzaki, A. Marasinghe | |

A novel genetic algorithm with different structure selection for circuit design optimization | |

Z. Bao, T. Watanabe | |

Feature map sharing hypercolumn model for shift invariant face recognition | |

S. Aly, N. Tsuruta, R. Taniguchi | |

Development of a flexible autonomous robot without sensors or controllers | |

R. Anzai, K. Ito | |

Determination of time to contact using a compound eye sensor | |

Y. Kaneta, Y. Katsuyama, K. Ito | |

Intelligent control of a three-DOF planar underactuated manipulator | |

S. C. Duong, H. Kinjo, E. Uezato, T. Yamamoto | |

Integrative Bayesian model on two opposite types of sensory adaptation | |

Y. Sato, K. Aihara | |

Implementation of an ant colony system for DNA sequence optimization | |

Z. Ibrahim, T. B. Kurniawan, N. K. Khalid, S. Sudin, M. Khalid | |

Concurrent localization of multiple robots | |

J. H. Park, J. Y. Cheong, T. K. Yang, J. M. Lee |

#### Number3

##### Invited Talk

Making decisions in a two-stage identification system with knowledge updating | |
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K. Brzostowski, J. Swiatek |

##### Original Articles

A central pattern generator circuit for rhythmic robotic chewing locomotion in low-voltage analog CMOS technology | |
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M. S. Rezaul Hasan, W. L. Xu | |

Development of a basic air-cooling fuzzy control system for hypothermia | |

H. Wakamatsu, T. Utsuki | |

Modeling the patrol behavior of the Diacamma's gamergate | |

K. Sugawara, K. Yaegashi, Y. Hayashi, T. Kikuchi, K. Tsuji | |

Quadruped virtual robot simulation in a virtual environment obeying physical laws | |

K. Miyoshi, N. Abe, Y. Tabuchi, H. Taki, S. He | |

Development of an indoor navigation system for a monocular-vision-based autonomous mobile robot | |

E. Hayashi, T. Kinoshita | |

Development of a desktop swarm robot system based on pheromone communication | |

N. Kitamura, Y. Nakamichi, K. Fukuda | |

Module production, centrality, and M&A in the keiretsu of Mazda | |

H. Kimura, T. Ito, Z. Xia | |

Determinants of information systems outsourcing: an empirical investigation in Japan | |

S. Matsuno, T. Ito, Z. Xia | |

Unconstrained and noninvasive measurement of bioelectric signal from small fish | |

M. Terawaki, A. Hirano, Z. Soh, T. Tsuji | |

Prediction of human eye movements in facial discrimination tasks | |

S. Nishida, T. Shibata, K. Ikeda | |

Trajectory tracking control of mobile robots without using longitudinal velocity measurements | |

K. Maeda, M. Oya, Q. Wang, K. Okumura | |

Robust oscillation control of wheeled mobile robots | |

Y. Tsuchida, M. Oya, N. Takagi, Q. Wang | |

Unsupervised learning method for a support vector machine and its application to surface electromyogram recognition | |

H. Tamura, S. Kawano, K. Tanno | |

Evolutionary acquisition of behavior to build structural objects by virtual creatures | |

K. Oomiya, K. Nakamura, K. Suzuki | |

Self-organization of orientation-selective and ocular-dominance maps through spike-timing-dependent plasticity | |

K. Iwayama, K. Aihara, H. Suzuki | |

Group feature extraction based on matrix factorization from long-range office-logging data | |

I. Kita, T. Shibata, Y. Kamiya, D. Kato, K. Kunieda, K. Yamada, K. Ikeda | |

The effects of the trophic level on the stability of food webs | |

H. Ochiai, R. Suzuki, T. Arita | |

Remarks on the tracking method of neural network weight change for a learning-type neural network feed-forward feed-back controller | |

T. Yamada | |

Robust I∞ preview control for biped walking pattern generation | |

S. Kunimatsu, T. Fukuda, M. Kumon, M. Ishitobi | |

Cooperative manipulation of a floating object by some space robots with joint velocity controllers:application of a tracking control method using the transpose of the generalized Jacobian matrix | |

S. Sagara, Y. Taira | |

Electric wheelchair control with gaze direction and eye blinking | |

D. Purwanto, R. Mardiyanto, K. Arai | |

Workspace mapping based on multisensor information fusion using heterogeneous onboard sensors | |

M. Miyake, H. Takai, K. Tachibana | |

A unfilled motion planning method for a multifunctional underwater robot | |

K. Shiraishi, H. Kimura | |

Use of multi-objective genetic rule selection for examining the effectiveness of inter-vehicle communication in traffic simulations | |

Y. Hamada, Y. Nojima, H. Ishibuchi | |

Evolution of cooperative behavior among heterogeneous agents with different strategy representations in an iterated prisoner's dilemma game | |

H. Ohyanagi, Y. Wakamatsu, Y. Nakashima, Y. Nojima, H. Ishibuchi | |

Incorporation of user preference into multi-objective genetic fuzzy rule selection for pattern classification problems | |

Y. Nojima, H. Ishibuchi | |

Modeling layered artificial neural networks using a visual programming paradigm | |

K. J. Mackin | |

Hierarchies based on the number of cooperating systems of three-dimensional finite automata | |

Y. Uchida, M. Sakamoto, S. Okatani, K. Kajisa, M. Fukuda, T. Matsukawa, A. Taniue, T. Ito, H. Furutani, M. Kono | |

Using the spatial dilemma strategies to model agents' commitments for a coalition formation | |

D. T. Nguyen, Y. Katsumata, M. Tokumitsu, Y. Ishida | |

Current control of a PWM power amplifier by an approximate 2-degree-of–freedom digital controller | |

K. Fujita, K. Higuchi, K. Nakano, K. Matsushita, T. Kajikawa, F. Chino | |

Competitive co-evolutionary algorithms can solve function optimization problems | |

T. Sato, T. Arita |

#### Number4

##### Plenary Talks

Graph-based semi-supervised learning | |
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C. Zhang, F. Wang | |

The Pareto operating curve for risk minimization | |

H. A. Abbass, A. Bender |

##### Invited Talks

Optimal monitoring system for a distributed intrusion detection system | |
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A. P. Grzech | |

The design of a brain sensory organ monitoring thinking activity inside the knowledge system: the brain system | |

J. Shim |

##### Original Articles

Some considerations of user interface switching to support the weaker user | |
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Y. Maeda, K. Sugita, T. Oka, T. Morizono, Y. Yokota | |

Marketing strategy with the introduction of customer relationship management: in the case of financial institutions | |

T. Yamaguchi | |

Neuro-based olfactory model for artificial organoleptic tests | |

Z. Soh, T. Tsuji, N. Takiguchi, H. Ohtake | |

Generating function of color information detection using genetic programming | |

T. Ogawa, N. Oshiro, H. Kinjo | |

Adaptive sensor arrays for acoustic monitoring of bird behavior and diversity: preliminary results on source identification using support vector machines | |

E. E. Vallejo, C. E. Taylor | |

A novel compact genetic algorithm using offspring survival evolutionary strategy | |

J. –H. Seok, J. –J. Lee | |

Motion analysis of a tripod parallel mechanism | |

Y. Hitaka, Y. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, K. Ichiryu | |

Reverse engineering of spatiotemporal patterns in the spatial prisoner's dilemma | |

T. Ueda, Y. Ishida | |

Motion estimation based on optical flow and an artificial neural network (ANN) | |

J. Zhang, F. Zhang, M. Ito | |

A visual-inspection system using a self-organizing map | |

K. Ikeda, M. Yasunaga, Y. Yamaguchi, Y. Yamamoto, I. Yoshihara | |

Sub-sea fiber optic cable maintenance using a ROV-based flux leakage expert system | |

Md. R. Hedayati | |

Three-dimensional human motion modeling by back-projection based on image-based camera calibration | |

S. Masaoka, J. K. Tan, H. Kim, T. Shinomiya, S. Ishikawa | |

Revised GMDH-type neural network algorithm self-selecting optimum neural network architecture | |

C. Kondo, T. Kondo | |

A new grasp quality measure considering the physical limits of robot hands | |

H. Jeong, J. Park, J. Choeng | |

A hub gene in an HIV-1 gene regulatory network is a promising target for anti-HIV-1 drugs | |

K. Harada, Y. Ishida | |

A time-dependent threshold condition to determine the onset of AIDS | |

K. Harada, Y. Ishida | |

Memory retention process by balancing the neutral energy point in a brain-inspired system | |

J. Shim | |

Vibration suppression control of a flexible arm using a nonlinear observer with simultaneous perturbation stochastic approximation | |

J. I. M. Martinez, K. Nakano, S. Umerujan | |

Origin of the word-initial consonant system of the Japanese-Ryukyuan (JR) language from the Oceanic consonant system: elucidation by JR-Oceanic consonant correspondence laws | |

K. Ohnishi | |

Towards a brief proof of the Four-Color Theorem without using a computer: theorems to be used for proving the Four-Color Theorem | |

K. Ohnishi | |

AKP energy levels by a simple shooting scheme for a periodic orbit | |

K. Kudo, T. Shimada | |

Synchronization and periodic windows in a globally coupled map lattice | |

T. Shimada, K. Kudo, T. Moriya | |

Sound-correspondence laws of word-initial consonants between proto-Indo-European and Austronesian languages | |

K. Ohnishi | |

Robust control method for the inverted pendulum system with structured uncertainty caused by measurement error | |

N. Takahashi, O. Sato, M. Kono | |

Neural network-based Smith predictor design for the time-delay in a tele-operated control system | |

H. J. Choi, S. Jung |