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Technical Committee on Well-being Information Technology (WIT) [schedule] [select]
Chair Tetsuya Watanabe (Niigata Univ.)
Vice Chair Takuya Nishimoto (Univ. of Tokyo), Noriko Okura (Shibaura Inst. of Tech.)
Secretary Atsushi Imai (NHK-ES), Kouichi Takeuchi (OKI)
Assistant Daisuke Wakatsuki (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.), Masahiko Nawate (Shimane Univ.), Hiromi Watanabe (Univ. of Yamanashi)

Conference Date Fri, May 20, 2011 10:15 - 16:45
Sat, May 21, 2011 09:00 - 16:45
Conference Place Satellite Campus, Univ. of Niigata 
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Fri, May 20 AM  Visually Impaired and Blind (1)
10:15 - 11:45
(1) 10:15-10:45 Development of compositions of Kanji characters for recalling their shapes WIT2011-1 Tatsuro Arata, Kazuki Kishi, Toshimitsu Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Watanabe (Niigata Univ.)
(2) 10:45-11:15 Study on Navigation Messages for Blind People WIT2011-2 Kazuo Kamata, Tomoya Yamashita (Utsunomiya Univ.), Manami Okuhara, Tatsufumi Imai (Japan Signal)
(3) 11:15-11:45 Perception Characteristics for Visually Impaired and Blind People for Text-reading Voice WIT2011-3 Kazuo Kamata, Yoshiteru Matsumoto (Utsunomiya Univ.), Teruyoshi Fujinuma (ISTAL), Shunichi Yonemura (NTT)
  11:45-13:00 Lunch Break ( 75 min. )
Fri, May 20 PM  Hard of Hearing and Deaf (1)
13:00 - 14:30
(4) 13:00-13:30 A Basic Study on Learning Support System Applying Micro-Projector for Hearing Impaired WIT2011-4 Daisuke Wakatsuki, Ichiro Naito, Taichi Miyake (NTUT), Yohei Motonishi (Toshiba)
(5) 13:30-14:00 Information Assurance System for the Hearing Disabled People Using Mobile Device: Construction and Evaluation WIT2011-5 Sayuri Takahashi, Tsutomu Kimura (Toyota CT), Kazuyuki Kanda (Chukyo Univ.), Kazunari Morimoto (KIT)
(6) 14:00-14:30 Developing A Supporting System for Nursing Care Using Information Terminals WIT2011-6 Yukiko Sawada, Hiroetsu Sakai, Tsutomu Kimura (Toyota CT), Kazuyuki Kanda (Chukyo Univ.), Kazunari Morimoto (Kyoto Inst. of Tech.)
  14:30-14:45 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, May 20 PM  Hard of Hearing and Deaf (2) and Others
14:45 - 16:45
(7) 14:45-15:15 Differences of visual attention between deaf and hearing people WIT2011-7 Kanji Tanaka (RCAST/JSPS), Miki Namatame (NTUT), Fuminori Ono, Katsumi Watanabe (RCAST)
(8) 15:15-15:45 Improvement of HMM-based Sign Language Recognition using Phonemic Structure of Japanese Sign Language WIT2011-8 Shinji Sako, Koki Ariga, Tadashi Kitamura (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
(9) 15:45-16:15 Development of an interactive wearable tactile device for communication support WIT2011-9 Yasushi Kaibai, Hironobu Yao (FE), Kazutaka Ueda (RCAST), Tohru Ifukube (IOG)
(10) 16:15-16:45 Development of interactive system to assist rehabilitation of upper extremity WIT2011-10 Tomohiko Miki, Ryuichi Sugimoto, Shuto Murai (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Fumihito Kasai (Showa University), Michiko Ohkura (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
Sat, May 21 AM  Agent Simulation
09:00 - 10:00
(11) 09:00-09:30 The study on the spatial simulation about the basic property of the social dilemma WIT2011-11 Kentaro Tani, Yoshinobu Maeda, Toyohiko Hayashi (Niigata Univ.)
(12) 09:30-10:00 An artificial class model and a feature on the ``flat'' communication WIT2011-12 Yoshinobu Maeda, Nao Ito, Kentaro Tani, Terutaka Sato (Niigata Univ.), Kosuke Kato (HIT)
  10:00-10:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Sat, May 21 AM  Developmental Disorders
10:15 - 11:45
(13) 10:15-10:45 Mental Rotation of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders WIT2011-13 Keita Tomonaga, Masahiko Nawate (Shimane Univ.)
(14) 10:45-11:15 PC based training for children with difficulty of numerical concept comprehension WIT2011-14 Naoki Tsurukawa, Masahiko Nawate (Shimane Univ.)
(15) 11:15-11:45 Development of convenient oral reading and phoneme test "Easy Literacy Check (ELC)" for early detection of difficulty in reading of elementally school children WIT2011-15 Toshihide Kawaguchi, Masahiko Nawate (Shimane Univ.), Keiko Hara (Sophia Univ.), Hisako Ando (Ochanomizu Univ.), Junko Kato (Clinic Kato)
  11:45-13:00 Lunch Break ( 75 min. )
Sat, May 21 PM  Visually Impaired and Blind (2)
13:00 - 15:00
(16) 13:00-14:00 [Special Talk]
Transition of Assistive Technologies for Mobility of Blind People WIT2011-16
Yoshikazu Seki (AIST)
(17) 14:00-14:30 Visual Presentation of Traffic Signs for Vulnerable Road Users WIT2011-17 Ryota Kosa, Yasushi Kanazawa (Toyohashi Univ. of Tech.)
(18) 14:30-15:00 Development of a Route Guidance System for Blind Pedestrians WIT2011-18 George Akiyama, Tetsuya Watanabe, Ken Watanabe, Toshimitsu Yamaguchi (Niigata Univ.), Kazunori Minatani (DNC), Manabi Miyagi (Tsukuba Univ. Tech.), Susumu Oouchi (NISE)
  15:00-15:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Sat, May 21 PM  Visually Impaired and Blind (3)
15:15 - 16:45
(19) 15:15-15:45 Evaluation of Findability and Discriminability of Tactile Symbols in Tactile Maps WIT2011-19 Ken Watanabe, Toshimitsu Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Watanabe, George Akiyama (Niigata Univ.), Kazunori Minatani (National Center for Univ. Entrance Exam.), Manabi Miyagi (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.), Susumu Oouchi (NISE)
(20) 15:45-16:15 Study of recognizable graphic marks for the partially sighted. WIT2011-20 Tsuyoshi Oda, Aki Sugano, Kenji Miura, Yusuke Murai, Mika Ohta, Mineko Ikegami, Eiichi Maeda, Yutaka Takaoka (Kobe Univ. Hosp.)
(21) 16:15-16:45 Support programs and social support for the disabled persons in UK WIT2011-21 Aki Sugano, Mika Ohta (Kobe Univ.), Tetsuya Watanabe (Univ. of Niigata), Shinichi Kita (Kobe Univ.), Eiichi Maeda, Yutaka Takaoka (Kobe Univ. Hosp.)

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