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

Conference Date Mon, Aug 28, 2017 13:50 - 17:00
Tue, Aug 29, 2017 09:30 - 14:45
Topics Well-being Information Technology, etc. 
Conference Place Tegata Campus, Akita University 
Address 1-1 Tegatagakuen-machi, Akita City 010-8502 Japan.
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Prof. Kazutaka Mitobe
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Mon, Aug 28 PM 
13:50 - 15:20
(1) 13:50-14:15 A User Survey of the Tactile Graphics Conversion Service for the Blind WIT2017-14 Tetsuya Watanabe (Niigata Univ.), Makoto Kobayashi (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.), Kazunori Minatani (DNC)
(2) 14:15-14:40 An Experiment on the Displaying Method to assist the Intuitive Understanding about Braille Mirror-Image Relation based on Order Effect WIT2017-15 Yuko Hoshino, Akihiro Motoki (Tsurumi Univ.)
(3) 14:40-15:05 Clarification of the Braille Learners' Mistakes by Error Analysis WIT2017-16 Akihiro Motoki, Yuko Hoshino (Tsurumi Univ.)
  15:05-15:20 Break ( 15 min. )
Mon, Aug 28 PM 
15:20 - 17:00
(4) 15:20-15:45 Basic Survey on Captioning of Non-Speech Information for a Movie
-- Comparison Between Captions for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing in English and Japanese --
Takahiro Fukushima (Otemon Gakuin Univ.)
(5) 15:45-16:10 A study of quantitative evaluation and survey of captions and subtitles for older persons and the deaf and hard-of-hearing WIT2017-18 Yuki Harada, Junji Ohyama (AIST)
(6) 16:10-16:35 Improvement and Evaluation of a Machine Translation System from Japanese Texts to Sign Language CG Animations for Weather News WIT2017-19 Naoto Kato, Taro Miyazaki (NHK), Seiki Inoue (NHK-MT), Tsubasa Uchida, Makiko Azuma, Shuichi Umeda, Yuko Yamanouchi, Hideki Sumiyoshi (NHK), Nobuyuki Hiruma (NHK-ES), Yuji Nagashima (Kogakuin Univ.)
(7) 16:35-17:00 Editing BVH File for Generation of Sign Language Motion WIT2017-20 Shori Kuno, Keiko Watanabe, Yuji Nagashima (Kogakuin Univ.), Naoto Kato, Tsubasa Uchida, Taro Miyazaki, Makiko Azuma, Shuichi Umeda, Yuko Yamanouchi, Hideki Sumiyoshi (NHKSTRL)
  - Social Gathering
Tue, Aug 29 AM 
09:30 - 11:00
(8) 09:30-09:55 Fundamental Investigation on Disaster Information Transmission for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing (Part 2)
-- Experiment in Disaster Drill at Dormitories of Tsukuba University of Technology --
Daisuke Wakatsuki, Narito Kurata (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.)
(9) 09:55-10:20 Disaster information transmission system using a video compression based on the key frame of the sign language.
-- Information acquisition strategy of Deaf people when repeatedly playing sign language video. --
Kota Akiyama (Shibaura Inst. of Tech.), Ken Tsutsuguchi (NTT), Shun-ichi Yonemura (Shibaura Inst. of Tech.)
(10) 10:20-10:45 A pilot study of compact metal hydride actuator for a disaster rescue operation WIT2017-23 Minako Hosono, Kouji Sakaki, Manabu Chikai (AIST), Shigenobu Shimada (TIRI), Kouki Doi (NISE), Yumiko Nakamura, Shuichi Ino (AIST)
  10:45-11:00 Break ( 15 min. )
Tue, Aug 29 AM 
11:00 - 12:15
(11) 11:00-11:25 Recommendation of travel destination through Nonverbal Information using Color Change Prediction Characteristics Extraction WIT2017-24 Masayoshi Namasu, Sawako Nakajima, Kazutaka Mitobe (Akita Univ.)
(12) 11:25-11:50 Relationship between Existence of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dual-task of Drawing and Counting WIT2017-25 Hidenori Kanou, Katsuya Fujiwara, Kazutaka Mitobe (Akita Univ.)
(13) 11:50-12:15 Design Sommelier : Integrated personalization design technology to reduce the workload of service providers and end users WIT2017-26 Junji Ohyama (AIST)
  12:15-13:30 Lunch Break ( 75 min. )
Tue, Aug 29 PM 
13:30 - 14:45
(14) 13:30-13:55 Development of VR Inspection System for Optokinetic Nystagmus Examination WIT2017-27 Yukito Ebina, Kazutaka Mitobe, Sawako Nakajima (Akita Univ.)
(15) 13:55-14:20 Development and Evaluation of Driving Simulator That Allows Interaction Between Car and Bicycle WIT2017-28 Mohd Zulfadhli, Naoto Handa, Kazutaka Mitobe (Akita Univ.)
(16) 14:20-14:45 Development of visual image sharing system for preoperative conference WIT2017-29 Wataru Kimura, Masachika Saito, Masataka Takahashi, Kazutaka Mitobe (Akita Univ.)

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