A <i>design pattern</i> is a generic solution to a recurring problem in a given design context . The use of design patterns has many known benefits to the design process. However, since it is the task of a human to instantiate patterns within designs, it is important to assess whether or not this has been done correctly. This assessment is difficult… (More)
[Purpose] This study aimed to provide a predictable evaluation method for the progression of scoliosis in adolescents based on quick and reliable measurements using the naked eye, such as the calcaneal valgus angle of the foot, which can be performed at public facilities such as schools. [Subjects and Methods] Idiopathic scoliosis patients with a Cobb's… (More)
A collision avoidance problem for the vehicle equipped with adaptive cruise control is considered in the context of hybrid systems with emphasis on safety verification.
Pattern-based design, the use of design pattern during the design process, has become widely used in the object-oriented community because of the reuse benefits. However, design pattern defects can be injected in design maintenance phase because the changes of pattern-based design require the conformance not only to the change requirements but also to the… (More)
This study aimed to find the effects of 12-week chiropractic and lumbar exercise program on the lumbar muscle strength and Cobb's angle in 16 adolescent students with scoliosis. The patients with scoliosis did not have neurological symptoms and surgery experience. Each group of eight subjects received chiropractic and lumbar exercises three times a week.… (More)