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Technical Committee on Well-being Information Technology (WIT) [schedule] [select]
Chair Kiyohiko Nunokawa (Tokyo International Univ.)
Vice Chair Chikamune Wada (Kyushu Inst. of Tech.)
Secretary Shinji Sakou (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.), Isamu Kajitani (AIST), Daisuke Wakatsuki (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.)
Assistant Tomohiro Amemiya (NTT), Takeaki Shionome (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.), Manabi Miyagi (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.)

Conference Date Fri, Mar 4, 2016 11:00 - 17:05
Sat, Mar 5, 2016 09:30 - 17:05
Topics Hearing / Visually impaired person support technology, etc. 
Conference Place Kasuga Campus, Tsukuba University of Technology 
Address 4-12-7, Kasuga, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, 305-8521 Japan.
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Manabi Miyagi
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Fri, Mar 4 AM 
11:00 - 12:15
(1) 11:00-11:25 A System for Understanding Environmental Sounds and their Contexts
-- A learning system for deaf and hard of hearing children --
WIT2015-88
Yuu Kato, Rumi Hiraga (NTUT), Masaki Matsubara, Hiroko Terasawa, Kei Tabaru (University of Tsukuba)
(2) 11:25-11:50 Analysis of Temporal Relationship between Hand Motion and Nod in Japanese Sign Language WIT2015-89 Sayumi Kaneko, Yasuo Horiuchi, Shingo Kuroiwa (Chiba Univ.)
(3) 11:50-12:15 Fundamental Investigation on Disaster Information Transmission for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing
-- Experiment in Disaster Drill in Tsukuba University of Technology --
WIT2015-90
Daisuke Wakatsuki, Narito Kurata (NTUT)
  12:15-13:30 Lunch Break ( 75 min. )
Fri, Mar 4 PM 
13:30 - 15:10
(4) 13:30-13:55 Planning of Elderly Supporters for an efficient Visit Schedules WIT2015-91 Shinya Shiratsuka, Kenta Kato, Ryosuke Otaka, Mamoru Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ishikawa (IbarakiPJCIT)
(5) 13:55-14:20 Estimate of the effective Travel Time to patrol the Elderly Home WIT2015-92 Kenta Kato, Shinya Shiratsuka, Ryosuke Otaka, Mamoru Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ishikawa (Ibaraki PJCIT)
(6) 14:20-14:45 Research of Prevention of Functional Decline in the Elderly
-- Development of tools for maintaining the function using a tablet terminal --
WIT2015-93
Ryosuke Otaka, Kenta Kato, Shinya Shiratsuka, Mamoru Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ishikawa (IbarakiPJCIT)
(7) 14:45-15:10 anomaly detection sensor of a man requiring nurse care and notification system Shinji Koike, masayui iwai (TDU)
  15:10-15:25 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, Mar 4 PM 
15:25 - 17:05
(8) 15:25-15:50 Articulation Improvement of Synthesized Rapid Speech Considering Phonological Information WIT2015-94 Shunsuke Saga, Yasuo Horiuchi, Shingo Kuroiwa (Chiba Univ.)
(9) 15:50-16:15 Ball Detection Function for the Blind Bowling Support System using a Depth Sensor WIT2015-95 Makoto Kobayashi (NTUT)
(10) 16:15-16:40 Development of a Mobile Application for HMD Devices to Enhance the Visibility of Person with Low Vision WIT2015-96 Yuki Koga, Rie Nakamura, Takayuki Nagai, Hiroshi Nakano (Kumamoto Univ.)
(11) 16:40-17:05 Image processing for color defectives by mapping the position on confusion lines to pixel blinking characteristics WIT2015-97 Ryuya Yamada, Takaaki Koshi, Naoya Ohta (Gunma Univ), Yasushi Kanazawa (Toyohashi Tech of Univ)
  - Social Gathering
Sat, Mar 5 AM 
09:30 - 10:45
(12) 09:30-09:55 Hearing Aid with Lip Reading
-- Speech Enhancement using Vowel Estimation --
WIT2015-98
Yuzuru Iinuma, Tetsuya Matsumoto (Nagoya Univ.), Yoshinori Takeuchi (Daido Univ.), Hiroaki Kudo, Noboru Ohnishi (Nagoya Univ.)
(13) 09:55-10:20 Real-time Sign Language Recognition by Kinect v2 based on three Elements of Sign Language WIT2015-99 Mika Hatano, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura (NITech)
(14) 10:20-10:45 Preliminary Study on the Possibility and Requirements of Deaf-Blind People for Enjoying Cinema WIT2015-100 Sawako Nakajima (Akita Univ.), Naoyuki Okochi (RCAST), Motohiko Tsuru (Yuukari), Tetsujiro Yamagami (MASC)
  10:45-11:00 Break ( 15 min. )
Sat, Mar 5 AM 
11:00 - 12:15
(15) 11:00-11:25 Development and Evaluation of Restaurants Search System to Eliminate Barriers of Wheelchair Users WIT2015-101 Ayu Kato, Shoko Soma, Takayuki Watanabe (TWCU)
(16) 11:25-11:50 A Study on Organization Simulator as a Means to Prevent Workplace Depression Part 2
-- Message Receiving/Sending Function and Prototyping of Simulator --
WIT2015-102
Takeaki Shionome (NTUT), Kohei Mori (Tohoku Univ.)
(17) 11:50-12:15 Application of Yes/No Communication Aid for Patients with Impaired Consciousness WIT2015-103 Kuniaki Ozawa, Masayoshi Naito, Naoki Tanaka (Toyo Univ.)
  12:15-13:30 Lunch Break ( 75 min. )
Sat, Mar 5 PM 
13:30 - 15:10
(18) 13:30-13:55 A Mobile System to Help Blind People Walk Outside WIT2015-104 Takehiro Sakai, Tetsuya Matsumato (Nagoya Univ.), Yoshinori Takeuchi (Daido Univ.), Hiroaki Kudo, Noboru Ohnishi (Nagoya Univ.)
(19) 13:55-14:20 The walking support system for visually-impaired person using obstacle recognition sound and distance sensor WIT2015-105 Toru Ochi, Shimpei Yamamoto (O.I.T), Shuhei Takasaki (Toyokuni), Michio Nakanishi (O.I.T)
(20) 14:20-14:45 Improvement of Recognition Methods of Upward/Downward Stairs Based on the Kinect Cane System WIT2015-106 Yusuke Kuramochi, Hotaka Takizawa (Univ. of Tsukuba), Mayumi Aoyagi (Aichi Univ. of Educ.), Nobuo Ezaki (Toba NCMT), Shinji Mizuno (Aichi Inst. of Tech.)
(21) 14:45-15:10 BLE beacons' directional application improvement to guidance systems for the visually impaired WIT2015-107 Kazushi Sasaki, Takumi Nakazawa (Niigata Univ.), Daisuke Wakatsuki, Makoto Kobayashi (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.), Kentaro Nishimori, Hideo Makino (Niigata Univ.)
  15:10-15:25 Break ( 15 min. )
Sat, Mar 5 PM 
15:25 - 17:05
(22) 15:25-15:50 Influence of readability on shape of tactile characters WIT2015-108 Shiho Harano, Kazuyuki Mito, Naoaki Itakura, Tota Mizuno (UEC)
(23) 15:50-16:15 Improvement and Evaluation of Learning Support System of Braille for Applying Problem Recommendation Function WIT2015-109 Akihiro Motoki, Daigo Hatanaka, Kazuhiko Ito, Moeka Kurokawa, Yasuo Yanagisawa (Tsurumi Univ.)
(24) 16:15-16:40 Development of practical use type Prop-Tactile display and evaluation for the possibility of the education use WIT2015-110 Tadahiro Sakai (NES), Masatsugu Sakajiri (Tsukuba University of Technology), Takuya Handa, Toshihiro Shimizu (NHK), Junji Onishi, Akihiro Ogata (Tsukuba University of Technology), Shinjiro Murayama (Recruit)
(25) 16:40-17:05 Development of Interactive System for Visually Impaired using TECHTILE toolkit (The Third Report)
-- Development and Evaluation of narrative 3D content --
WIT2015-111
Keisuke Usuda (Shibaura Inst. Tech.), Jose Estevao Oliveira (SCE), Juliene Ivy (MPU), Michiko Ohkura (Shibaura Inst. Tech.)

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