Junichiro Wada

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of the major connector in a maxillary denture. METHODS Eight patients with sound dentition were recruited in this study. The experimental connectors were fabricated with Co-Cr. Two positional designs were used: one was the middle type (M), and the other was the anterior and posterior type(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of the width and cross-sectional shape of the major connectors of maxillary dentures located in the middle area of the palate on the accuracy of phonetic output of consonants using an originally developed speech recognition system. PATIENTS AND METHODS Nine adults (4 males and 5 females, aged 24-26 years) with sound(More)
Using the Nash product (Nash Social Welfare Function) as a micro foundation, we create a decomposable index to evaluate the unfairness of representation in electoral districts. Using this index, we decompose the factors of such unfairness into apportionment and districting. We explore the situations of New Zealand, the United States, Australia, the United(More)
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