Hideto Obara

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Human communication is fostered in environments of regional communities and cultures and in different languages. Cultures are rooted in their unique histories. Communication media have been developed to circulate these cultural characteristics. The theme of our research is " Cultural Computing " , which means the translation of cultures using scientific(More)
In this article, we will describe our work aiming to realize direct manipulation of 3D virtual objects used as virtual props by a human playing a role of an actor for recording a live video content. For direct manipulation of the 3D virtual props, the actor wears a data glove, which is replaced by a realistic virtual hand in the same 3D shape as the actor's(More)
The theme of our research is "Cultural Computing", which means of cultural translation using scientific methods to represent essentcial aspects of Japanese culture. We study reproducing a traditional Japanese haiku of by computer. Our system condenses an essence of a book into a Haiku, a Japanese minimal poem form. A user chooses arbitrary phrases from a(More)
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