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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 (Tohoku Bunka Gakuen Univ.), Manabi Miyagi (Tsukuba Univ. of Tech.), Takashi Handa (Saitama Industrial Technology Center)

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Conference Date Wed, Dec 14, 2016 13:00 - 17:00
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 10:00 - 17:00
Topics Well-being Information Technology, etc. (tentative) 
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Wed, Dec 14 PM 
13:00 - 15:05
13:00-13:25 Hospital equipments accessible for visual function defects in view of color universal design WIT2016-45 Aki Sugano, Masako Matsuura, Akiko Miki, Mika Ohta, Makoto Nakamura, Yutaka Takaoka (Kobe Univ. Hosp)
13:25-13:50 The monitoring system for single-living elderly with the sensor attached welfare equipment WIT2016-46 Yu Tsumura, Tomoji Toriyama, Akira Urashima, Michito Matsumoto (TPU), Taketoshi Mori (Univ Of Tokyo), Kaoru Iketani (ILT office), Yasuko Sumitani, Kiyoshi Miyajima (Toyama College Of Welfare Science)
13:50-14:15 Preliminary study of thermography-combined home monitoring system for single-living elderly WIT2016-47 Akira Urashima, Shengnan Li, Tomoji Toriyama, Michito Matsumoto (Toyama Pref. Univ.), Taketoshi Mori (UT), Kaori Iketani (ILT Office), Yasuko Sumitani, Kiyoshi Miyajima (Toyama College of Welfare Science)
14:15-14:40 Visualization of sound arrival directions in the outdoors WIT2016-48 Toru Takahashi (OSU)
14:40-15:05 A Preliminary Study on Recognition of Upward/Downward Staircases Based on a Xtion PRO LIVE Cane System WIT2016-49 Shohei Nakagawa, Hotaka Takizawa (Tsukuba Univ.), Mayumi Aoyagi (Aichi Univ. of Education), Nobuo Ezaki (Toba College), Shinji Mizuno (Aichi Institute of Technology)
  15:05-15:20 Break ( 15 min. )
Wed, Dec 14 PM 
15:20 - 17:00
15:20-15:45 Comparison of visual attractiveness between shapes aimed at icon design for eye-gaze input system WIT2016-50 Kana Kato, Toyohiko Hayashi, Shigehito Tanahashi (Niigata Univ.)
15:45-16:10 Basic study on foot communication using small vibrators for deaf-blindness. WIT2016-51 Momoka Shinoki, Shunichi Yonemura (SIT)
16:10-16:35 Training effects of automated social skills trainer for users of autism spectrum disorders WIT2016-52 Hiroki Tanaka (NAIST), Hideki Negoro (Nara University of Education), Hidemi Iwasaka (Heartland Shigisan), Satoshi Nakamura (NAIST)
16:35-17:00 The sound interface supporting moving operation of action game for visually impaired people WIT2016-53 Atsushi Kondo, Shunichi Yonemura (SIT)
Thu, Dec 15 AM 
10:00 - 11:40
10:00-10:25 Novel writing support system : Analyses on cognitive process of novel writing of novice writers WIT2016-54 Hidemi Takahashi, Shunichi Yonemura (SIT)
10:25-10:50 A Study of Suitable Patterns to Fill Bars of Tactile Bar Charts
-- With Visually Impaired Persons as Participants --
Naoki Inaba, Chihana Saito, Tetsuya Watanabe (Niigata Univ.)
10:50-11:15 A Study on the Usability of the Telephone Relay Service WIT2016-56 Nobuko Kojima, Masayuki Inoue, Kawano Sumihiro (NTUT)
11:15-11:40 Disaster information transmission system using a video compression based on the key frame of the sign language.
-- Study of the intelligibility of sign language in the non-compressed video. --
Kota Akiyama (SIT), Ken Tsutsuguchi (NTT), Syun-ichi Yonemura (SIT)
  11:40-13:00 Lunch Break ( 80 min. )
Thu, Dec 15 PM 
13:00 - 14:15
13:00-13:25 Relationship between the Number of Divisions and Search Time in Tactile Maps
-- With Visually Impaired Persons as Participants --
Yuta Akiyama (Niigata Univ.), Midori Mishina (JR East), Hirotsugu Kaga, Tetsuya Watanabe (Niigata Univ.)
(15) 13:25-13:50  
(16) 13:50-14:15  
  14:15-14:55 Break ( 40 min. )
Thu, Dec 15 PM 
14:55 - 17:00
(17) 14:55-15:20  
15:20-15:45 A Study on the Effectiveness of Embossed Scatter Graphs WIT2016-59 Hikaru Mizukami, Tetsuya Watanabe (Niigata Univ.)
15:45-16:10 Developing a scenario writing support system for dental interview WIT2016-60 Natsuki Koshikawa, Shunichi Yonemura (SIT)
16:10-16:35 A Study of the Effect of Mobile Device Size to Usability in Touch Interface WIT2016-61 Ryo Yamazaki, Tetsuya Watanabe (Nigata Univ.)
16:35-17:00 A Study on voice guidance for awareness against notification of microwave oven using "a particular type of riddle" WIT2016-62 Kento Sekiya, Shunichi Yonemura (SIT)

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