Takahiro Iwata

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While pervasive technologies explore new gaming styles, traditional games, such as cards and tabletop games are still appealing and have various irreplaceable flavors. We point out that tangible game objects and spatial interactions amplify emotional impacts in gaming; and the advantage cannot be reproduced in completely digitalized games. Thus we propose(More)
A response to treatment and long-term course of 14 adults with delayed sleep phase syndrome were investigated with the use of their hospital records and mailed questionnaires. Six patients treated with chronotherapy showed full recovery just after the treatment. In three of them the delay of sleep phase relapsed one year afterwards. Four of five patients(More)
The farside gravity field of the Moon is improved from the tracking data of the Selenological and Engineering Explorer (SELENE) via a relay subsatellite. The new gravity field model reveals that the farside has negative anomaly rings unlike positive anomalies on the nearside. Several basins have large central gravity highs, likely due to super-isostatic,(More)
To clarify the circadian aspects of delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS) in 4 patients with DSPS, we recorded polysomnograms and rectal temperature before and after chronotherapy. The time interval (2.7 h) between sleep onset and rectal temperature minimum before chronotherapy was shorter than the time interval after chronotherapy (5.3 h). Before(More)
The augmented reality (AR)-based learning support has several advantages over virtual reality or PC applications. AR enables to maintain the physical interaction that an activity originally offers, thus the skills and knowledge acquired in an augmented learning process can be intuitively applied to practice use. Whereas lots of AR-based self-learning(More)
In this demonstration, we introduce the augmented calligraphy system that aims at supporting a calligraphy learner's self-training process by giving feedback. In order to write characters well, body posture is a very important factor. However, it is difficult to keep proper posture without any assistance. Therefore, the system monitors the learner's posture(More)
Therapeutic trials for sleep-wake schedule disorders have been described, but a long-term follow-up of adolescents with such disorders have not previously been reported. We investigated 10 adolescents with sleep-wake schedule disorders who had formerly received intensive treatment. The investigation was carried out with detailed questionnaires about current(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate clinical and radiological differences between joint destruction in the wrist and the feet in patients with RA. METHODS A cross-sectional clinical study was conducted in an RA cohort at a single institution. Clinical data included age, sex and duration of disease. Laboratory data included sero-positivity for anti-cyclic(More)