JaLCDOI 10.18926/46976
フルテキストURL mfe_37_2_005_012.pdf
著者 Abe, Takeji| Sato, Takashi|
抄録 Cork is a material that has many characteristics, for instance, light weight, elasticity, insulation against heat, impermeability for liquid, and so forth. There are two types of cork, the natural and the agglomerated corks. In the present paper, compression tests of the natural and the agglomerated cork specimens were carried out. The compression test were done in various directions. Compressive stress was measured by a original compression apparatus, and stress-strain curves were obtained in various directions of the cork specimens. In the natural cork, there are differences between the radial and the non-radial direction. The recovery of dimensions after compression was also studied in respective directions. The structure of the deformed surface was observed by a scanning electron microscope.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2003-03
37巻
2号
開始ページ 5
終了ページ 12
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80015999990
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46975
フルテキストURL mfe_37_2_001_004.pdf
著者 Sakakibara, Akira| Kanadani, Teruto|
抄録 Effect of addition of Fe on the occurrence of serration in Al-12mass%Zn alloys was investigated. Specimens aged at 293K for various periods after quenching from various temperatures (T(Q)), 398K to 823K, were tensile-tested at room temperature. Serration occurred more easily and more remarkably with decreasing T(Q) for as-quenched specimens: in the case that T(Q)=448K serration was observed both for the binary and Fe added alloys, while in the case that T(Q)=573K none of the three alloys showed serration. For the binary alloy serration was observed only when the aging period was short enough, but addition of Fe to the binary alloy prolonged the aging period where serration could be recognized. Aging rate measured by hardness was remarkably retarded with the increase of Fe addition. These results confirm the interpretation that the serration in Al-Zn alloy occurs in the early stage of aging where small GP zones or solute clusters are formed.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2003-03
37巻
2号
開始ページ 1
終了ページ 4
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80016019142
著者 Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University|
発行日 2003-03
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
37巻
2号
資料タイプ その他
著者 Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University|
発行日 2002-11
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
37巻
1号
資料タイプ その他
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46972
フルテキストURL mfe_37_1_051_060.pdf
著者 Namba, Akihiro| Toyota, Yoshitaka| Wada, Osami| Koga, Ryuji|
抄録 This paper presents pulse timing control method to reduce electromagnetic emission from multiple signal interconnections. Pulse timing control gives intentional skew between signals. Higher order harmonics are canceled because of the difference of the phase between the signals. Using this property, pulse timing control can reduce the EMI in wide frequency range. In this paper, we show that radiated electromagnetic field from multiple signal lines reduces its intensity to the same level of the field from one line by using pulse timing control. The result of measurement shows that EMI from four differential transmission lines can be reduced more than 9 dB in the 200 MHz to 800 MHz frequency range.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2002-11
37巻
1号
開始ページ 51
終了ページ 60
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80015683518
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46971
フルテキストURL mfe_37_1_041_049.pdf
著者 Sugaya, Yasuyuki| Kanatani, Kenichi|
抄録 We study the problem of segmenting independently moving objects in a video sequence. Several algorithms exist for classifying the trajectories of the feature points into independent motions, but the performance depends on the validity of the underlying camera imaging model. In this paper, we present a scheme for automatically selecting the best model using the geometric AIC before the segmentation stage, Using real video sequences, we confirm that the segmentation accuracy indeed improves if the segmentation is based on the selected model. We also show that the trajectory data can be compressed into low-dimensional vectors using the selected model. This is very effective in reducing the computation time for a long video sequence.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2002-11
37巻
1号
開始ページ 41
終了ページ 49
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 120003457326
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46970
フルテキストURL mfe_37_1_025_032.pdf
著者 Kanazawa, Yasushi| Kanatani, Kenichi|
抄録 We present a new method for detecting point matches between two images without using any combinatorial search. Our strategy is to impose various local and non-local constraints as "soft" constraints by introducing their "confidence" measures via "mean-field approximations". The computation is a cascade of evaluating the confidence values and sorting according to them. In the end, we impose the "hard" epipolar constraint by RANSAC. We also introduce a model selection procedure to test if the image mapping can be regarded as a homography. We demonstrate the effectiveness of our method by real image examples.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2002-11
37巻
1号
開始ページ 25
終了ページ 32
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80015664456
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46969
フルテキストURL mfe_37_1_015_023.pdf
著者 Kanatani, Kenichi|
抄録 In order to facilitate smooth communications with researchers in other fields including statistics, this paper investigates the meaning of "statistical methods" for geometric inference based on image feature points, We point out that statistical analysis does not make sense unless the underlying "statistical ensemble" is clearly defined. We trace back the origin of feature uncertainty to image processing operations for computer vision in general and discuss the implications of asymptotic analysis for performance evaluation in reference to "geometric fitting", "geometric model selection", the "geometric AIC", and the "geometric MDL". Referring to such statistical concepts as "nuisance parameters", the "Neyman-Scott problem", and "semiparametric models", we point out that simulation experiments for performance evaluation will lose meaning without carefully considering the assumptions involved and intended applications.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2002-11
37巻
1号
開始ページ 15
終了ページ 23
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80015664455
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46968
フルテキストURL mfe_37_1_011_014.pdf
著者 Totsuji, Chieko| Limant, Muhammad S.| Tsuruta, Kenji| Totsuji, Hiroo|
抄録 A theoretical approach which has been successful in reproducing results of molecular-dynamics simulations on dusty plasmas is applied to estimate the screening length and the electric charge of two-dimensional dust crystals of melamine particles in the discharge chamber experiment. It has been found that the screening length is of the same order of magnitude as the inter-particle distance and the electric charge decreases on increasing number density of dust particles.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2002-11
37巻
1号
開始ページ 11
終了ページ 14
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80015784816
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46967
フルテキストURL mfe_37_1_001_010.pdf
著者 Sotobayashi, Ken| Konishi, Masami| Nishi, Tatsushi| Imai, Jun|
抄録 Auto Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are widely used in a semi-conductor fabricating factory and contribute to the stable production of a high quality semi-conductor products. In the near future, further expansion of the transportation system is expected accompanied with the rapid growth of semi-conductor industries. In such situation, the necessity of performing quick planning of transportation route and transportation control will be elevated. In this paper, practicable planning of the transportation route and transportation control are studied based on the decentralized agent method. Especially, the geometrical sizes of AGVs are considered in the determination of transportation routes and control strategy avoiding the occurrence of mutual collisions or deadlock of AGVs.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2002-11
37巻
1号
開始ページ 1
終了ページ 10
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 120003457322
著者 Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University|
発行日 2002-11
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
37巻
1号
資料タイプ その他
著者 Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University|
発行日 2004-03
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
38巻
1-2号
資料タイプ その他
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46956
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_097_100.pdf
著者 Yamagiwa, Masashi| Hirao, Taichi| Kiyomi, Masaaki| Akao, Tetsuyuki| Mizuki, Eiichi| Ohba, Michio| Sakai, Hiroshi|
抄録 Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. coreanensis A2316 is a newly isolated strain from Yonakunijima Island in Japan. It produces the proteinaceous inclusion body (crystal) which has no insecticidal and hemolytic activities. When the crystal proteins were digested by proteinase K, they exhibited the strong cytotoxicity against human leukemic T cell, MOLT-4. The proteinase K-digested A2316 crystal proteins have little damage upon the cell membrane of MOLT-4, suggesting that the cell death of MOLT-4 was induced through a mechanism other than the colloid-osmotic swelling and cell lysis as caused by hitherto known B. thuringiensis crystal proteins. The 29-kDa polypeptide proved to be an active component of the proteinase K-digested A2316 crystal proteins. EC(50) of the purified 29-kDa polypeptide was 0.0579 μg/ml. The N-terminal amino acid sequence of the 29-kDa polypeptide was identical with that of p29 produced by B. thuringiensis A1519 strain and shared no significant homology with all the known proteins, suggesting that this polypeptide belong to a new family of B. thuringiensis crystal proteins.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 97
終了ページ 100
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80017001823
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46955
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_091_096.pdf
著者 Kanayama, Naoki| Yamakoshi, Kimi| Kiyomi, Masaaki| Magari, Masaki| Ohmori, Hitoshi|
抄録 Generally, IgM antibodies (Abs) produced in a primary immune response show lower affinity for an inducing antigen (Ag) compared with the corresponding IgG Abs that are major switched isotypes formed in the secondary response. An IgM molecule is a pentamer with 10 Ag-binding sites that will contribute to an increase of avidity for an Ag. To estimate the contribution of the pentameric structure to the avidity of an IgM Ab, we generated IgM and IgG1 monoclonal Abs (mAbs) with identical V regions that are specific for 4-hydroxy-3-nitrophenylacetyl (NP) by in vitro class switching of B cells followed by the cell fusion with a mouse myeloma cell line. Compared with an anti-NP IgG1 mAb, the corresponding IgM mAb showed much higher avidity for NP-conjugated bovine serum albumin, which was drastically reduced after being dissociated into monomers.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 91
終了ページ 96
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80017001822
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46954
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_073_089.pdf
著者 Kenmochi, Yukiko| Imiya, Atsushi|
抄録 Boundary tracking and surface generation are ones of main topological topics for three-dimensional digital image analysis. However, there is no adequate theory to make relations between these different topological properties in a completely discrete way. In this paper, we present a new boundary tracking algorithm which gives not only a set of border points but also the surface structures by using the concepts of combinatorial/algebraic topologies. We also show that our boundary becomes a triangulation of border points (in the sense of general topology), that is, we clarify relations between border points and their surface structures.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 73
終了ページ 89
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80016889444
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46953
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_061_071.pdf
著者 Kanatani, Kenichi| Sugaya, Yasuyuki|
抄録 The Tomasi-Kanade factorization for reconstructing the 3-D shape of the feature points tracked through a video stream is widely regarded as based on factorization of a matrix by SVD (singular value decomposition). This paper points out that the core principle is the affine camera approximation to the imaging geometry and that SVD is merely one means of numerical computation. We first describe the geometric structure of the problem and then give a complete programming scheme for 3-D reconstruction.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 61
終了ページ 71
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80016889443
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46952
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_039_059.pdf
著者 Kanatani, Kenichi|
抄録 We investigate the meaning of "statistical methods" for geometric inference based on image feature points. Tracing back the origin of feature uncertainty to image processing operations, we discuss the implications of asymptotic analysis in reference to "geometric fitting" and "geometric model selection", We point out that a correspondence exists between the standard statistical analysis and the geometric inference problem. We also compare the capability of the "geometric AIC" and the "geometric MDL' in detecting degeneracy. Next, we review recent progress in geometric fitting techniques for linear constraints, describing the "FNS method", the "HEIV method", the "renormalization method", and other related techniques. Finally, we discuss the "Neyman-Scott problem" and "semiparametric models" in relation to geometric inference. We conclude that applications of statistical methods requires careful considerations about the nature of the problem in question.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 39
終了ページ 59
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80016889442
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46950
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_033_037.pdf
著者 Liman, M. Sanusi| Totsuji, Chieko| Tsuruta, Kenji| Totsuji, Hiroo|
抄録 The dynamic structure factor and the spectrum of the momentum-density fluctuations of 2D Yukawa liquids are analyzed in the domain of weak and intermediate coupling and screenlng parameters. The dispersion relations of the longitudinal and transverse collective excitations are obtained and compared with the random phase approximation (RPA) and harmonic approximation for triangular lattice.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 33
終了ページ 37
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80016863329
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46949
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_029_032.pdf
著者 Totsuji, Hiroo| Totsuji, Chieko| Ogawa, Takafumi| Tsuruta, Kenji|
抄録 The structure of dust particles in dusty plasmas under microgravity has been analyzed by molecular dynamics simulation. The charge neutrality condition satisfied by the system composed of dust particles and ambient plasma is properly taken into account. It is shown that dust particles form shell structures at low temperatures and the number of shells are obtained as a phase diagram in the plane of two parameters characterizing the system: the number of particles and the strength of screening. It is also shown that these structures are almost independent of the strength of screening.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 29
終了ページ 32
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80016863328
JaLCDOI 10.18926/46948
フルテキストURL mfe_38_1-2_015_027.pdf
著者 Torigoe, Takashi| Konishi, Masami| Imai, Jun| Nishi, Tatsushi|
抄録 In these days, mechanical systems are becoming more complex and highly automated. So, there exist wide variety of demands for reliable diagnostic technology. A reliable data analysis and quantitative diagnosis method of mechanical system is necessary for the purpose. In this paper a quantitative diagnosis method for looper height control system has been developed based on neural network technologies. The wavelet transformation is used for pre-processing to analyze characteristics of looper height control system. And, self organizing map neural network is used for the purpose of classification based on the pre-processed data. After that, the classified results are used for quantitative diagnosis in hierarchical neural network.
出版物タイトル Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
発行日 2004-03
38巻
1-2号
開始ページ 15
終了ページ 27
ISSN 0475-0071
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 80016785934