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Technical Committee on Speech (SP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Satoru Hayamizu (Gifu Univ.)
Vice Chair Hisashi Kawai (KDDI Labs.)
Secretary Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya Univ.), Motoyuki Suzuki (Osaka Inst. of Tech.)
Assistant Masakiyo Fujimoto (NTT), Yamato Ohtani (Toshiba)

Technical Committee on Well-being Information Technology (WIT) [schedule] [select]
Chair Michiko Okura (Shibaura Inst. of Tech.)
Vice Chair Shuuichi Ino (AIST)
Secretary Masahiko Nawate (Shimane Univ.), Hiromi Watanabe (Univ. of Yamanashi), Daisuke Wakatsuki (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.)
Assistant Shinji Sakou (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.), Chikamune Wada (Kyushu Inst. of Tech.), Yoshinobu Maeda (Niigata Univ.)

Conference Date Fri, Sep 28, 2012 13:30 - 16:45
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 10:30 - 17:15
Topics Welfare and speech processing, etc. 
Conference Place Toyosu Campus, Shibaura Institute of Technology 
Address 3-7-5 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8548 Japan
Transportation Guide 7 minute walk from Toyosu Station (Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line)
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Fri, Sep 28 PM 
13:30 - 15:00
(1) 13:30-14:00 Evaluation of the factor to affect the spatial recognition of enlarged presentation on a tactile display
-- To convey a figure/graph information to the visually impaired people --
SP2012-58 WIT2012-10
Tadahiro Sakai, Takuya Handa, Toshihiro Shimizu (NHK)
(2) 14:00-14:30 Recognition of Upward Stairs Using a Kinect Cane and Its Performance Evaluation SP2012-59 WIT2012-11 Shotaro Yamaguchi, Hotaka Takizawa, Mayumi Aoyagi (Univ. of Tsukuba), Nobuo Ezaki (Toba National College of Maritime Technology), Shinji Mizuno (Aichi Institute of Technology)
(3) 14:30-15:00 Development of a DAISY player that utilizes a Braille display for document structure presentation and navigation SP2012-60 WIT2012-12 Kazunori Minatani (National Center for University Entrance Examinations)
  15:00-15:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, Sep 28 PM 
15:15 - 16:45
(4) 15:15-15:45 A case survey on care facility staff's daily attempts
-- Toward technology introduction into care facilities --
SP2012-61 WIT2012-13
Isamu Kajitani, Tamio Tanikawa, Takanori Shibata, Tetsuo Kotoku (AIST)
(5) 15:45-16:15 IT-based arithmetic learning method for children with difficulty in linguistic and attention skills. SP2012-62 WIT2012-14 Kimito Takamaru, Kouhei Yamada, Hiroyuki Inoue, Masahiko Nawate (Shimane Univ.)
(6) 16:15-16:45 Improvement of interactive system to assist rehabilitation of upper extremity SP2012-63 WIT2012-15 Tomohiko Miki (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Fumihito Kasai (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Showa University School o), Michiko Ohkura (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
Sat, Sep 29 AM 
10:30 - 12:00
(7) 10:30-11:00 A Preliminary Study on Text Input Method using Statistical Model of Cerebral Blood Flow Change SP2012-64 WIT2012-16 Yoshiyuki Tazawa, Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya Univ.)
(8) 11:00-11:30 Visualization system for a log of versatile communication aid "VCAN/1A" SP2012-65 WIT2012-17 Chihiro Ueno, Toyohiko Hayashi, Maiko Iriyama (Niigata Univ.), Satsuki Aoki (Meirin College)
(9) 11:30-12:00 A Proposal for Improvement of Supporting for Communication Aids SP2012-66 WIT2012-18 Fumihito Ito (Hitotsubashi Univ.), Keiji Imai, Emiko Nishina, Hiroki Okabe (ICT RT), Kentaro Ishijima (Tokyo Univ.), Yumiko Kawaguchi (Sakura Kai)
Sat, Sep 29 PM 
13:30 - 15:30
(10) 13:30-14:30 [Invited Talk]
When the near future sound study affects assistive technology, what happens? SP2012-67 WIT2012-19
Eiichi Ono (NRCD)
(11) 14:30-15:30 [Invited Talk]
Assistive Technology for Aged and Person with Disabilities SP2012-68 WIT2012-20
Takuro Hatakeyama (Waseda Univ.)
  15:30-15:45 Break ( 15 min. )
Sat, Sep 29 PM 
15:45 - 17:15
(12) 15:45-16:15 A fast speech rate conversion technology to assist efficient information acquisition for visually impaired persons SP2012-69 WIT2012-21 Naoyuki Tazawa (NHK-ES), Atsushi Imai (NHK STRL), Yukio Iwahana, Tohru Takagi (NHK-ES), Shinichi Torihara (Keio Research Institute at SFC)
(13) 16:15-16:45 The Development and Evaluation of Bandwidth Extension of Speech for Mobile Device
-- The Proposal of Adaptive Low-Frequency Bandwidth Extending Method and an Objective Evaluation Method --
SP2012-70 WIT2012-22
Takashi Sudo (TOSHIBA/YNU), Masataka Osada, Yusaku Kikugawa, Hirokazu Tanaka, Shigenobu Minami (TOSHIBA), Ryuji Kohno (YNU)
(14) 16:45-17:15 Detection of Phoneme Boundary in Serial Inaudible Utterance Based on Center-of-Balance Transition by Wavelet Factors with Consideration of Muscle Activity SP2012-71 WIT2012-23 Kazushi Miyatake, Hidetoshi Nagai, Teigo Nakamura (KIT)

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SP Technical Committee on Speech (SP)   [Latest Schedule]
Contact Address Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya University)
E-: spee- 
WIT Technical Committee on Well-being Information Technology (WIT)   [Latest Schedule]
Contact Address Masahiko Nawate
Shimane University
E-: e-u 

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