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An analysis of muscular load and performance in using a pen-tablet system.
  • K. Kotani, Ken Horii
  • Medicine
  • Journal of physiological anthropology and applied…
  • 1 March 2003
The present paper aims to investigate two characteristics; task performance and muscular load during skill process for the pen-tablet input system with the mouse input system on the PC in order toExpand
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Evaluation on a keystroke authentication system by keying force incorporated with temporal characteristics of keystroke dynamics
This paper presents the study to develop and evaluate techniques to authenticate valid users, using the keystroke dynamics of a user's PIN number entry on a numerical keypad, with force sensingExpand
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Alternative Computer Mouse Design and Testing to Reduce Finger Extensor Muscle Activity During Mouse Use
Objective: The purpose of this study was to design and test alternative computer mouse designs that attempted to reduce extensor muscle loading of the index and middle fingers by altering theExpand
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Using Force Sensitive Resistors to Evaluate Hand Tool Grip Design
The pressure distribution of the hand is an important element in evaluating hand tool grip. For measuring the pressure distributions of the hand, a portable sensor glove was developed using forceExpand
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Design of Eye-Typing Interface Using Saccadic Latency of Eye Movement
The objective of this study was to construct and empirically evaluate an improved, online eye-typing interface with respect to its practical usability. The system used the concept of saccadicExpand
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Evaluating tactile sensitivity adaptation by measuring the differential threshold of archers.
This study investigated the relationship between the force applied to a finger and the differential threshold of the force. Further, it presented an improvement function for tactile perception inExpand
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Spatiotemporal patterns of movement-related fields in stroke patients.
In this study, brain functions in stroke patients and normal subjects were analyzed by observing neuromagnetic fields during button pressing tasks. The measurements included force measurement, visualExpand
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An approach to a non-contact vital sign monitoring using dual-frequency microwave radars for elderly care
This study aimed to produce a prototype system for non-contact vital sign monitoring of the elderly using microwave radar with the intention of reducing the burdens on monitored individuals andExpand
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Changes in Posture of the Upper Extremity Through the Use of Various Sizes of Tablets and Characters
The aim of this study was to analyze the posture of the upper extremities during the use of mobile communication devices. Using various sizes of mobile devices and display characters, we examinedExpand
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Biomechanical analysis of walking through a hallway under flooded conditions.
The objective of this study is to measure muscle activity during walking in order to estimate the distance that must be traveled for safe evacuation when the effect of the flow velocity changes. InExpand
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