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Technical Committee on Well-being Information Technology (WIT) [schedule] [select]
Chair Shuuichi Ino (AIST)
Vice Chair Takashi Izumi (Tokai Univ.)
Secretary Chikamune Wada (Kyushu Inst. of Tech.), Shinji Sakou (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.), Daisuke Wakatsuki (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.)
Assistant Tomohiro Amemiya (NTT), Nao Itoh (Toyama National College of Tech.), Isamu Kajitani (AIST)

Conference Date Fri, Mar 7, 2014 10:10 - 17:40
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 09:45 - 16:35
Topics Well-being Information Technology, etc. 
Conference Place Kasuga Campus, Tsukuba University of Technology 
Address Kasuga 4-12-7, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, 305-8521 JAPAN
Transportation Guide http://www.tsukuba-tech.ac.jp/english/access.html
Contact
Person
Dr. Makoto Kobayashi
Sponsors This conference is supported by Tsukuba University of Technology.

Fri, Mar 7  
10:10 - 11:50
(1) 10:10-10:35 Motion analysis using game controller for upper limb movement recognition Yuki Hayashi, Daiki Satoi, Ryota Imazumi (Univ. of Tsukuba), Takeshi Akiba (SIC), Junichi Hoshino (Univ. of Tsukub)
(2) 10:35-11:00 A supporting system for chair physical exercise using depth sensor Naohiro Ohtsuka, Susumu Shibusawa (Ibaraki Univ.)
(3) 11:00-11:25 A System for Preventing Dementia Based on the Concept of Human-Agent Interaction Daisuke Kitakoshi, Ryo Hanada, Masato Suzuki (TNCT)
(4) 11:25-11:50 Development of voice conversation system to automate response for elderly living alone
-- Prediction of response timing using multiple regression analysis based on prosodic information and power, utterance intervals --
Shin Nakakarumai, Toru Fujii (Doshisha Univ.), Kazuyoshi Takahashi (Takeda Design & Mfg.), Kiichiro Sasaki (Gifu Keizai Univ.)
  11:50-13:00 Lunch Break ( 70 min. )
Fri, Mar 7  
13:00 - 14:15
(5) 13:00-13:25 A Survey on the Use of Cell Phones, Smartphones, and Tablets among People with Visual Impairments 2013 Tetsuya Watanabe, Toshimitsu Yamaguchi (Niigata Univ.), Kazunori Minatani (DNC)
(6) 13:25-13:50 A study of the spread of mmDAISY on special suport education SungMin Han, Hiromitsu Aizawa, Takashi Nakamura (Fukuoka Univ. of Edu.), Tsuyoshi Yabe (Itochu Foundation)
(7) 13:50-14:15 The System Design of Supporting Educational Program for Blind Miyu Kinoshita, Saori Hamaguchi, Nobuo Ezaki (Toba NCMT), Mitsuhide Ishikawa (Tokyo Independent Living Support Center for the Visually Impaire)
  14:15-14:30 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, Mar 7  
14:30 - 16:10
(8) 14:30-14:55 Personal Computer Input Assistant Interface using Web Camera Yuta Hasegawa, Kazuhiro Shigeta (Kagawa NCT), Kaori Ono, Tomoyo Shinohara (Kagawa Rehabilitation Center)
(9) 14:55-15:20 Improvement of Yes/No Communication Method for ALS Patients
-- Problems and Their Solutions Through Case Studies --
Kuniaki Ozawa, Junko Sengoku, Masayoshi Naito (TWCU), Isamu Ogata, Tsuneo Kanazawa (Excel of Mechatronix)
(10) 15:20-15:45 Development of Educational Support Software and Input Devices for Physically Handicapped Children with Intellectual Disabilities Kotaro Taguchi, Mariko Oda, Hiroshi Kono (Kurume Institute Tech.), Seio Oda (Fukuoka Institute of Tech.)
(11) 15:45-16:10 Development of Hemiplegia Rehabilitaion System by Introducing a Game Element Masato Moriya, Satoshi Hashino, Hiromi Sakai (Tokyo Univ. of Tech.)
  16:10-16:25 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, Mar 7  
16:25 - 17:40
(12) 16:25-16:50 Development of a new methodology for measuring subtalar joint alignment by using a laser light. Tadasuke Onishi (Showainan General Hospital), Yukio Nakamura (Shinshu University), Takeyuki Wada (Showainan General Hospital), Shuichi Ino (AIST), Mitsuru Sato (Showa University), Mitumasa Hida (Asokaen), Hirofumi Yamaguchi, Emi Ozawa, Takahiro Misawa (Showainan General Hospital), Chikamune Wada (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Hiroyuki Kato (Shinshu University), Tetumi Honda (Showainan General Hospital)
(13) 16:50-17:15 The Usefulness of a modified wheelchair from the view point of pressure sore prevention Emi Ozawa, Tetumi Honda, Tadasuke Onishi, Hirofumi Yamaguchi (Showa Inan General Hospital), Shuichi Ino (AIST)
(14) 17:15-17:40 Examination on dynamic property of metal hydride actuator Minako Hosono (IRI Shizuoka), Koji Sakaki, Shuichi Ino (AIST)
  -  
Sat, Mar 8  
09:45 - 11:50
(15) 09:45-10:10 Sign Language Word Recognition Using Via-point Information of Arm Movement and Correlation of the Left and Right Arm. Shinpei Igari, Naohiro Fukumura (Toyohashi Univ. of Tech.)
(16) 10:10-10:35 A sign language recognition based on the arm movement and features of hand posture using Kinect Kenta Wada, Naohiro Fukumura (Toyohashi Univ. of Tech.)
(17) 10:35-11:00 A Smart-Phone Based System To Detect Warning Sound For Hearing Impaired People Koichiro Takeuchi, Tetsuya Matsumoto (Nagoya Univ.), Yoshinori Takeuchi (Daido Univ.), Hiroaki Kudo, Noboru Ohnishi (Nagoya Univ.)
(18) 11:00-11:25 Development of Transcription Editor with Function of Inserting Formula Images Kazuki Horiike (Nagoya Univ.), Yoshinori Takeuchi (Daido Univ.), Tetsuya Matsumoto, Hiroaki Kudo, Noboru Ohnishi (Nagoya Univ.)
(19) 11:25-11:50 Expectations of People with Hearing Impairment toward Subtitles and the Current Conditions for Subtitle Creation Sawako Nakajima, Kazutaka Mitobe (Akita Univ.), Tetsujiro Yamagami (MASC)
  11:50-13:00 Lunch Break ( 70 min. )
Sat, Mar 8  
13:00 - 14:40
(20) 13:00-13:25 Front-view Information to Forklift Operators during Forward-movement Operation Jian LU (JNIOSH)
(21) 13:25-13:50 A method of tracking moving objects using an ETC receiver and visible light communications Hideo Makino, Eiichiro Shinohara, Syouhei Noda (Niigata Univ.), Daisuke Wakatsuki, Makoto Kobayashi (Tsukuba University of Technology), Kentaro Nishimori (Niigata Univ.)
(22) 13:50-14:15 Spot Navigation System for the Visually Impaired Based on Image Matching Kazunori Orita, Hotaka Takizawa (Univ. of Tsukuba), Mayumi Aoyagi (Aichi Univ. of Education), Nobuo Ezaki (Toba CMT), Shinji Mizuno (Aichi Inst. of Tech.)
(23) 14:15-14:40 A system to tell positions of remaining pins to a blind bowling player Makoto Kobayashi (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.)
  14:40-14:55 Break ( 15 min. )
Sat, Mar 8  
14:55 - 16:35
(24) 14:55-15:20 A Wristwatch-shaped Braille Display which Realizes Safe Mobile Access of the Visually Impaired Kazunori Minatani (NCUEE)
(25) 15:20-15:45 Evaluation of effect for space position recognition of presentation conditions on powered mechanical leading method Tadahiro Sakai, Takuya Handa, Toshihiro Shimizu (NHK)
(26) 15:45-16:10 Effectiveness of Morse code as an interesting and accessible input method of Android device Eriko Kanaizumi, Takayuki Watanabe (TWCU)
(27) 16:10-16:35 Effectiveness of a Musical scale to represent table
-- structure for the visually-impaired --
Mizuho Igata, Hikari Yamamoto, Takayuki Watanabe (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)

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