Underwater Technology 2000 Final Program

May 23rd - 26th, 2000 the New Sanno Hotel


May 23rd Tuesday

Technical Tour to JAMSTEC and MegaFloat

May 24th Wednesday

0830-0850 Opening Addresses by Prof. S. Nishio (IIS) and Prof. H. Ali (IEEE & ONR)

0850-0920 WAKEY1 Keynote Address on AUVs by Glen Williams
0920-0950 WAKEY2 Keynote Address on Midway Wreck Survey
0950-1020 WAKEY3 Keynote Address on NASDA's Rocket Survey

1020-1050 Coffee Break

1050-1210 WA1 Underwater Observation I
1050-1210 WB1 Underwater Acoustics I

1210-1330 Lunch

1330-1510 WA2 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics I
1330-1510 WB2 Signal & Information Processing I

1510-1540 Coffee Break

1540-1720 WA3 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics II
1540-1720 WB3 Underwater Positioning I

1830- Reception

May 25th Thursday

0900-1020 TA1 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics III
0900-1020 TB1 Underwater Observation II

1020-1040 Coffee Break

1040-1220 TA2 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics IV
1040-1220 TB2 Underwater Activities I

1220-1340 Lunch

1340-1410 TAKEY4 Keynote Address on Chinese R&D by Ji-mao Zhu
1420-1540 TA3 Underwater Positioning II
1420-1540 TB3 Underwater Construction I

1540-1610 Coffee Break

1610-1750 TA4 Underwater Positioning III
1610-1750 TB4 Underwater Acoustics II

May 26th Friday

0900-1020 FA1 Underwater Observation III
0900-1020 FB1 Signal & Information Processing II

1020-1040 Coffee Break

1040-1220 FA2 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics V
1040-1220 FB2 Underwater Activities II

1220-1340 Lunch

1340-1410 FAKEY5 Keynote Address on AUVs by James McFarlane
1420-1540 FA3 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics VI
1420-1540 FB3 Underwater Construction II


= List of the papers to be presented=


May 24th Wednesday

0830-0850 Opening
Shigefumi Nisio, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, JAPN
Hassan B. Ali, U.S. Office of Naval Research International Field Office Asia, JAPAN

0850-0920 WAKEY1 Keynote Address I
The Texas A&M University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Controller
Glen Williams, Texas A&M University, U.S.A.

0920-0950 WAKEY2 Keynote Address II
Midway I: The Survey of a Historical Battle Site
Spencer King, Nauticos Corporation , U.S.A.

0950-1020 WAKEY3 Keynote Address III
Search and Recovery of the H-II Rocket Flight No.8 Engine
Yasuhiro Momma, JAMSTEC, Japan

1050-1210 WA1 Underwater Observation I
Seafloor Mapping and Information System in Underwater Archaeology Exploration
-The Discovery of an Ancient Shipwreck in Penghu, Taiwan
Sheng-Chung Lo, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan

Using GIS to Aid in the Search for Underwater Wrecks
Bruce Rumish, NAVOCEANO, U.S.A.

Using the NAVOCEANO Wide Swath Sidescan SONAR SEAMAP-C to Locate and
Differentiate Man-Made Objectes from Natural Features on the Seafloor
Devorah Joseph, NAVOCEANO, U.S.A.

A Compact, In-situ Spectrophotometric Sensor for Aqueous Environments:
Design and Applications.
Eric A. Kaltenbacher, University of South Florida, U.S.A.

1050-1210 WB1 Underwater Acoustics I
The "THINARRAY"; A Lightweight, Ultra-Thin (8mm OD) Towed Array
for Use from Small Vessels of Opportunity.
John R. Potter, Nantional University of Singapore, Singapore

Anti-reverberation Target Detection and Identification in Synthetic Aperture Sonar
Cong Weihua, Hangzhou Applied Acoustic Institute, China

Robust Synthetic Aperture Processing in Oceanic Fluctuations
Jun Hwan Kim, Korea Maritime University, Korea

Generating Interface Wave Using Electromagnetic Induction Source
Kenichi ASANO, Hitachi, Ltd., Japan

1330-1510 WA2 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics I
C-SCOUT: A General-Purpose AUV for Systems Research
Timothy Curtis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

New AUV Designed for Lake Environment Monitoring
Michio Kumagai, Lake Biwa Research Institute, Japan

Development of Biology-Inspired Autonomous Underwater Vehicle "BASS III"
with High Maneuverability
Naomi Kato, Tokai University, Japan

Modernized TSL - Underwater Robot for Tunnel and Shallow-Water Inspection
A. Ph. Scherbatyuk, Institute for Marine Technology Problems, RAS, Russia

A System Identification Method for Simplifying Dynamics Equations of Motion for
Remotely Operated Vehicles and Towed Systems
Kevin A'Hearn, Measurement Analysis Corporation, U.S.A.

1330-1510 WB2 Signal & Information Processing I
Wavelet Transform and Its Application to Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Control
System Fault Detection
Gao Lei, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Distribution and Interaction of Elastic and Electromagnetic Waves in Sea Water
M. V. Mironenko, Far Eastern State Technical University, Russia

Forecast of Underwater Earthquakes with a Great Degree of Probability
G. P. Turmov, Far Eastern State Technical University, Russia

A Fast Algorithm for Measuring Accurate Frequency Measurement
Application to Ultrasonic Doppler Sonar
Hironori Susaki, Furuno Electric Co., Ltd., Japan

Underwater Imaging System Using Acoustic Holography
Kazuhiro SHIRAI, Port and Harbour Research Institute, Japan

1540-1720 WA3 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics II
Explorer - A Modular AUV for Commercial Site Survey
James Ferguson, International Submarine Engineering Ltd., Canada

Inspection of Submarine Cable of over 400km by AUV"AQUA EXPLORER 2"
Teruyuki Asai, Kokusai Marine Engineering Corp., Japan

Solar and Wave Powered AUV Concept
Mikhail D. Ageev, Institute of Marine Technology Problems, Russia

Establishment of Underwater Technology Research Center at the Institute of
Industrial Science of the University of Tokyo and Its Activities on AUV Development
Tamaki Ura, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

1540-1720 WB3 Underwater Positioning I
Gravitational Field Maps and Navigational Errors
Garner C. Bishop, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, U.S.A.

Highly Compact Fiber-Optic Gyrocompass for Applications at Depths up to 3,000 Meters
Thierry Gaiffe, Photonetics, France

The Study of the Float Buoy Ranging System for the Underwater Vehicle
Shigemitu Kurano, Japan Defense Agency, Japan

A Stereoscopic Ranging System Using Standard PC Technology
Nick Nelissen, Murdoch University, Australia

Navigation of Underwater Autonomous Vehicles
V. I. Korochentsev, Institute for Automation and Control Processes, Russia

1830- Reception


May 25th Thursday

0900-1020 TA1 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics III
Analytical Formulation of AUV Unpowered Diving Steady Motion
Liu Zhengyuan, China Ship Scientific Research Center, China

Application of the Sliding Mode Fuzzy Controller to the Guidance and Control of
an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
F.C. Chiu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Autonomous Target Tracking by AUV Using Dynamic Vision
Yang Fan Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Nonlinear H Infinity Optimal PID Control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Jonghoon Park, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

0900-1020 TB1 Underwater Observation II
Underwater Structure Inspection with Laser Light Stripes
Chau-Chang Wang, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Advances in Fusion of High Resolution Underwater Optical and Acoustic Data
Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, U.S.A.

Sea Bottom Gamma Ray Measurement by NaI(TI) Scintillation Spectrometers Installed
on Manned SUbmersibles, ROV and Sea Bottom Long Term Observatory
Mutsuo Hattori, Japan Marine Science & Technology Center, Japan

A Perforated-Ball Velocity Meter for Underwater Kinematic Measurements
in Waves and Current
S.K. Bhattacharyya, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

A Method to Measure Ship's Underwater Electric Field from Deck
Megumi Hirota, Japan Defense Agency, Japan

1040-1220 TA2 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics IV
Results of the 1999 Naval Oceanographic Office AUV Technology Demonstration
(AUV FEST'99)
Kevin Schexnayder, NAVOCEANO, U.S.A.

Compact Underwater Vehicle With Acoustic Link for Communication And Positioning
Jamal Tariq Mian, Nagasaki University, Japan

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle AQUA EXPLORER 2 for Inspection of Underwater Cables
Kenichi Asakawa, KDD R&D Laboratories, Japan

Multisensor Mapping of the Deep Seafloor with the Autonomous Benthic Explorer
Dana R. Yoerger, Woods Hole Oceanographic Insitution, U.S.A.

Development of a Long Range Autonomous Underwater Vehicle@"AUV-EX1"
Satoshi Tsukioka, JAMSTEC, Japan

1040-1220 TB2 Underwater Activities I
Fast Reactor System for Underwater Activities
Akira Otsubo, Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute, Japan

Oxidant Selection and Evaluation for Subsea Power Systems
Graham T. Reader, University of Windsor, Canada

Exhaust Gas Management Systems for Underwater Heat Engines
Ian J. Potter, C-FER Technologies Inc., Canada

Design of Deep Submersible Pressure Hull in Sandwich Composites
Liu Tao, China Ship Scientific Research Center, China

1340-1410 TAKEY4 Keynote Address IV
Underwater Research Activity in China
Ji-mao Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

1420-1540 TA3 Underwater Positioning II
Underwater Gravimeter on Board the R-One Robot
Hiromi Fujimoto, Tohoku University, Japan

Embedding Local Metrical Map Patches in a Globally Consistent Topological Map
Uwe R. Zimmer, GMD Japan Research Laboratory, Japan

Precise Acoustic Ranging and Positioning: A Progress Report
Yukihito Osada, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan

1420-1540 TB3 Underwater Construction I
Design and Field Test of a New Economical Breakwater
Daizo Kozawa, 2nd District Port Construction Bureau, Japan

The Development and Specific Uses of the "Underwater Backhoe", a Multifunctional
Underwater Construction Machine
Masaki Ishii, Okinawa General Bureau, Japan

1610-1750 TA4 Underwater Positioning III
Global Spatial Modeling Based on Dynamics Identification According to
Discriminated Static Sensations
Emilia Barakova, GMD Japan Research Laboratory, Japan

Sensor Systems for Robotic Applications Under Water
H. K. Tonshoff, University of Hannover, Germany

Precise Positioning of a Transponder Placed on a Sea Floor
Hiroshi Isshiki, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Japan

1610-1750 TB4 Underwater Acoustics II
A MIMO Inversion Technique Applied to Reflected Signals from a Simulated Seafloor
Steve Vandenplas, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Self-Monitoring SONAR Transducer Array with The Internal Accelerometers
Takaaki Musha, Japan Defense Agency, Japan

Prediction of Boundaries Parameters and Transmission Loss Based upon Ray Acoustics
Yuhong Guo, Harbin Engineering University, China

Ultrasonic Waves Propagation in Fluid-Saturated Materials
Abdellatif Bey Temsamani, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium


May 26th Friday

0900-1020 FA1 Underwater Observation III
Installation of High Precision Seismometer Unit at the Ryukyu Trench Using
Guam-Okinawa Geophysical Submarine Cable (GOGC : Former TPC-2 Cable)
Junzao Kasahara, University ot Tokyo, Japan

A Remote Station to Monitor Sea Floor Stability and Gas Hydrate Outcrops
in the Gulf of Mexico
J. Robert. Woolsey, University of Mississippi, U.S.A.

Deep-Sea Borehole Re-entry With Fiber Optic Wireline Technology
Christian de Moustier, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, U.S.A.

The Development of a Reliable Deep Sea Acoustic Release System
Young-Seok Oh, Daewoo Heavy Ind. Ltd., Korea

0900-1020 FB1 Signal & Information Processing II
Underwater Image Mosaicking Using Maximum a Posteriori Image Registration
J. Guo, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Multiuser Detection for Time-Variant Multipath Environment
H.K.Yeo , University of Newcastle Upon Type, U.K.

Applying Genetic Algorithms on Fuzzy System for Underwater Acoustic Signal Recognition
Chu-Kuei Tu, Chung-Yuan University, Taiwan

1040-1220 FA2 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics V
Enhancement of the Inertial Navigation System of the Florida Atlantic University
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Gabriel Grenon, Florida Atlantic University, U.S.A.

System Identification of Underwater Vehicles
C. J. Pereira, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Nonlinear Variable Structure Double Mode Control of AUV
Xu Demin, Northwestern Polytechnical University , China

System Design of an ROV with Manipulators and Adaptive Control of It
Pan-Mook Lee, Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering, Korea

The Features of Two Forward Looking Sonars for ROV/UUV and Their Experimental Results
Sang Enfang, Harbin Engineering University, China

1040-1220 FB2 Underwater Activities II
Computer Biochemistry and Molecular Technology of the Underwater Biosensor Creation :
Study of the Natural CHemical Substance Population
Alexander A. Zamyatnin, A.N.Bach Institute of Biochemistry, RAS, Russia

Image Processing for Wet Welding in Turbid Condition
Yoji Ogawa, Shikoku National Industrial Research Institute, Japan

1340-1410 FAKEY5 Keynote Address V
ROVs and AUVs: Tools for Exploring, Exploiting & Defending the Ocean Frontier
James McFarlane, ISE, Canada

1420-1600 FA3 Underwater Vehicles & Robotics VI
Hydrodynamic Testing of Underwater Vehicles at the Australian Maritime Engineering
Co-operative Research Centre
Andrew Heron, Australian Maritime Engineering CRC, Australia

Preliminary Comparison of Physical and Numerical Simulations of Hydrodynamic Forces on
Underwater Vehicles
Timothy Curtis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

On a Closed loop Time Invariant Position Control Solution for an Underactuated 3D
Underwater Vehicle: Implementation, Stability and robustness Considerations
Michele Aicardi, Universita' di Genova, Italy

Development of a Motion Control Method for a Towed Vehicle with a Long Cable
Satoru Yamaguchi, Kyushu University, Japan

The Real-time Expert Control System for 6000m Deep Towed System
Hao Lian, Tongji, University China

1420-1540 FB3 Underwater Construction II
Safe Diving Operations on Near-Shore Coastal Construction Projects
Daniel T. Meyers, U.S. Army, U.S.A.

Underwater Technology Adopted to a New Drag-Suction Dredger "Kaisho-Maru"
Tsutomu Kakinouchi, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., Japan

Development of Dredging Method for Hard-Packed Sand
Hideo KATO, Port and Harbor Research Institute, Japan

New Technologies of Coal Seams Extraction of the Shelf under the Sea Ground of
Ussuriysk Gulf of the Sea
Yu. N. Niskovskiy, Far Eastern Technical University, Russia

The End of the Symposium