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We propose a new method for estimating user attributes (gender, age, occupation, and interests) of a Twitter user from the user's contents (profile document and tweets) and social neighbors, i.e. those whom the user has mentioned. Our labeling method is able to collect a large amount of training data automatically by using Twitter users associated with a(More)
This paper proposes PhotoChat, a system that facilitates communication among users who want to share experiences by enabling them to share photos and notes. PhotoChat is designed to be used as a digital camera and to run on mobile PCs with a camera module. PhotoChat users can comment on the shared photos with a pen interface. The data, i.e., photos and(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of income inequality and parental socioeconomic status on several birth outcomes in Japan. Data were collected on birth outcomes and parental socioeconomic status by questionnaire from Japanese parents nationwide (n = 41,499) and then linked to Gini coefficients at the prefectural level in 2001. In(More)
A 66-year-old woman presented with subarachnoid hemorrhage(SAH) caused by a ruptured aneurysm of the left middle cerebral artery. Electrocardiography (ECG) disclosed abnormalities resembling acute myocardial infarction. She underwent neck clipping of the aneurysm uneventfully. Sixteen days after admission, ECG again disclosed abnormalities resembling acute(More)
Eastern medicine aims to prevent diseases. Some acupuncture approaches can help to regulate the bowels and thus maintain healthy bodily functions. Along with the development of treatment methodology, upper abdominal palpation has been applied to confirm movement of the digestive tract. The present study evaluated the relationship between effective(More)