Mayumi Yamamoto

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In this paper, we apply a Hidden Markov Model (HMM) to analyze time-series personal health checkup data. HMM is widely used for data having continuation and extensibility such as time-series health checkup data. Therefore, using HMM as probabilistic model to model the health checkup data is considered to be suitable, and HMM can express the process of(More)
To investigate brain activation in the prefrontal cortex (PFC) during emotional experiences, we examined blood oxygenation changes of healthy female volunteers by using multi-channel Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS). Results directly confirmed that the PFC was activated during emotional tasks suggesting that the levels of oxy-Hb increased significantly(More)
Attention is the process by which information and selection occurs, the thalamus plays an important role in the selective attention of visual and auditory information. Selective attention is a conscious effort; however, it occurs subconsciously, as well. The lateral geniculate body (LGB) filters visual information before it reaches the cortex (bottom-up(More)
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