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Masayuki Fujita

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Associate Professor
Takeshi Hatanaka

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NEWS (More)
2016 MAY: Publication of IEEE TAC Regular Paper
2016 APR: ISYS 10th Anniversary Symposium, Plenary Talk
2016 JAN: IEEE Fellow
2015 DEC: JST LCS Symposium
2015 DEC: JST EMS CREST Young Researchers Workshop
2015 DEC: 54th IEEE CDC / Plenary Lecture / Tutorial Session (More)
2015 NOV: Tokyo Tech Continuous Service Award (Photo)
2015 OCT: SICE Outstanding Paper Award (Photo)

Research Interests
Our group is working on:
  • Cooperative Control in Human-Cyber-Physical Systems (H-CPS)
  • Distributed Optimization/Game for Societal Cyber-Physical Systems (S-CPS)
In particular, we study in an effort to work out fundamental principles to render highly-networked control systems totally optimal and/or robust state via distributed decision-makings. The targeted applications of H-/S-CPS include energy management systems, smart cities, human-robotic networks and visual sensor networks.


Book Publication
T. Hatanaka, N. Chopra, M. Fujita and M. W. Spong, "Passivity-Based Control and Estimation in Networked Robotics," Communications and Control Engineering Series, Springer-Verlag, May, 2015 (Book Announcement in CSM)
S. Azuma, M. Nagahara, H. Ishii, N. Hayashi, K. Sakurama and T. Hatanaka, "Control of Multi-agent Systems," Corona Publishing Co., Aug, 2015 (in Japanese)

Selected Movies

Attitude Synchronization

See Dean M.W. Spong's Slides
Voronoi-based Coverage Control

See Prof. F. Bullo's Slides
Game Theoretic Coverage Control

See Prof. J.R. Marden's Slide

Selected Recent Publications

  • T. Hatanaka, Y. Wasa, R. Funada, A. G. Charalambides, and M. Fujita, "A Payoff-based Learning Approach to Cooperative Environmental Monitoring for PTZ Visual Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, to appear as a regular paper, 2016 (DOI:10.1109/TAC.2015.2450611)
  • T. Hatanaka and M. Fujita, "Cooperative Estimation of Averaged 3D Moving Target Object Poses via Networked Visual Motion Observers," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 623-638, 2013 (DOI:10.1109/TAC.2012.2215732)
  • Y. Wasa, T. Hatanaka, M. Fujita and H. Takenaka," Game Theoretic Receding Horizon Cooperative Network Formation for Distributed Microgrids: Variability Reduction of Photovoltaics," SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 281-289, 2013. (SICE Outstanding Paper Award) (DOI: 10.9746/jcmsi.6.281)
  • T. Hatanaka, Y. Igarashi, M. Fujita and M. W. Spong, "Passivity-basd Pose Synchronization in Three Dimensions," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 360-375, 2012 (DOI:10.1109/TAC.2011.2166668)
  • T. Hatanaka, N. Chopra and M. Fujita," Passivity-based Bilateral Human-Swarm-Interactions for Cooperative Robotic Networks and Human Passivity Analysis," Proc. of 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015
  • M. Forstenhaeusler, R. Funada, T. Hatanaka and M. Fujita," Experimental Study of Gradient-Based Visual Coverage Control on SO(3) Toward Moving Object/Human Monitoring," Proc. of 2015 American Control Conference, pp. 2125-2130, 2015 (DOI: 10.1109/ACC.2015.7171047)
  • J. Yamauchi, S. Nakano, S. Satoh, T. Hatanaka and M. Fujita," Stochastic Performance Analysis of Visual Motion Observer and Experimental Verifications," Proc. of 10th Asian Control Conference 2015, 1570073347, 2015. (DOI: 10.1109/ASCC.2015.7244515) (Best Paper Prize Award)