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Technical Committee on Well-being Information Technology (WIT) [schedule] [select]
Chair Tsuyoshi Nakayama (Rehab)
Vice Chair Tetsuya Watanabe (NISE), Norio Higuchi (Ritsumeikan Univ.)
Secretary Takuya Nishimoto (Univ. of Tokyo), Sumihiro Kawano (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.)
Assistant Atsushi Imai (NHK-ES), Kouichi Takeuchi (OKI)

Conference Date Fri, Feb 20, 2009 14:00 - 18:30
Sat, Feb 21, 2009 10:00 - 15:00
Topics Psychological and Physiological Acoustics and Well-being Information Technology 
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Fri, Feb 20 PM 
14:00 - 18:30
(1) 14:00-14:30 A Study of Lecture Security for Hearing-impaired Students WIT2008-56 Junpei Yamaguchi, Haruo Isono (Nippon Inst. of Tech.)
(2) 14:30-15:00 A Study on Integration of Demonstrative Words with Gestures for Remote Captioning WIT2008-57 Ayaka Ito, Yoshinori Takeuchi, Noboru Ohnishi (Nagoya Univ.), Shigeyoshi Iizuka (NTT), Shinya Nakajima (Kokushikan Univ.)
(3) 15:00-15:30 Field Evaluation of the Information Assurance System by Automatic Speech Recognition at Office Meeting WIT2008-58 Shuhei Orita, Masahide Mizushima, Ken'ichi Furuya, Hirokazu Masataki, Yoichi Haneda (NTT)
(4) 15:30-16:00 Evaluation of Function to Support Cooperation between Speakers and a Mender in the Information Assurance System by Automatic Speech Recognition WIT2008-59 Masahide Mizushima, Shuhei Orita, Ken'ichi Furuya, Hirokazu Masataki, Yoichi Haneda (NTT)
  16:00-16:30 Break ( 30 min. )
  - Technology and practice of recent digital hearing aid
(5) 17:30-18:30 [Invited Talk]
A system "is" to assist simultaneous interpretation and its possible application to aiding hearing-impaired WIT2008-60
Michiko Watanabe (Univ. Tokyo), Youich Tokioka (Straightword), Keikichi Hirose (Univ. Tokyo)
Sat, Feb 21 AM 
10:00 - 12:00
(6) 10:00-10:30 A study on the effect of presence of cue tone on tuning of auditory filter derived from simultaneous masking WIT2008-61 Shunsuke Kidani, Masashi Unoki (Japan Advanced Inst Sci and Tech.)
(7) 10:30-11:00 Perceptual assimilation of two neighboring empty time intervals WIT2008-62 Yukiko Hirose, Emi Hasuo, Yoshitaka Nakajima (Kyushu Univ.)
(8) 11:00-11:30 A Phonological Interpretation of Factor Analyses of English Speech WIT2008-63 Shota Fujimaru, Yoshitaka Nakajima, Kazuo Ueda (Kyushu Univ.)
(9) 11:30-12:00 Psychological and Physiological Reactions to the Rate of News Voice WIT2008-64 Haruo Isono, Junpei Yamaguchi (Nippon Inst. of Tech.)
Sat, Feb 21 PM 
13:00 - 15:00
(10) 13:00-13:30 Map navigation system for visually impaired people
-- About the effectiveness of the prior learning with the finger-tip slide guide --
WIT2008-65
Akihito Namekata, Said Najib, Naomi Kokibo, Yoshihiko Nomura (mie Univ.)
(11) 13:30-14:00 A Finger Navigation Method for the Visually Impaired in Operating a Touch Panel WIT2008-66 Masamitsu Watanabe, Yoshinori Takeuchi, Tetsuya Matsumoto, Hiroaki Kudo, Noboru Ohnishi (Nagoya Univ)
(12) 14:00-14:30 An Evaluation Method of Appropriate Alternative Texts Described for Web Images WIT2008-67 Yasutaka Yanagita (Waseda Univ), Kenji Tachibana (Sun Microsystems, Inc.), Junko Shirogane (Tokyo Woman's Christian Univ.), Hajime Iwata (Kanagawa Institute Of Technology), Yoshiaki Fukazawa (Waseda Univ)
(13) 14:30-15:00 Requirements Analysis of IT Supporting for Regional Medical Cooperation WIT2008-68 Takuma Isobe, Hiroshi Nagase, Yasushi Sengoku (Kanazawa Inst. of Tech.), Ariyuki Hori, Naohiro Kuroda (Kanazawa Medical Univ.)

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General TalkEach speech will have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

Contact Address and Latest Schedule Information
WIT Technical Committee on Well-being Information Technology (WIT)   [Latest Schedule]
Contact Address Takuya Nishimoto (Univ. of Tokyo)
TEL 03-5841-6902 FAX 03-5841-6902
E-:nishi [atmark] hil.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp 


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