Taketoshi Ushiama

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The integration of life-log data in different media enables to represent the same activities from various viewpoints. Integrated life-log data represent contexts each other that are not able to represent in single. Each media has its own characteristic features, and the limitation on its content representation ability. Life-log data consists of records of(More)
Freqtric Drums is a new musical, corporal electronic instrument that allows us not only to recover face-to-face communication, but also makes possible body-to-body communication so that a self image based on the sense of being a separate body can be significant altered through an openness to and even a sense of becoming part of another body. Freqtric Drums(More)
In this paper, we present the first stage of our video game prototype which treats skin contact as controller input. Skin contact is communication which has special emotion. Video game also has elements of communication, for instance, Family Computer [Nintendo 1983] has two controllers in order that family or friends can play the game together. We use these(More)
In this paper, we introduce an agent for recommending information to a user on Twitter, which is one of the most popular microblogging services. For recommending sufficient information for a user, it is important to extract automatically user’s interest with accuracy and to collect new information which interests and attracts the user. The agent that is(More)
In this paper, we propose a novel Social Networking Service (SNS) for a regional community. The purpose of the SNS is to support and encourage people by making them aware beneficial social relations in the real world. The conventional SNSs can hardly deal with beneficial social relations, because they are implicit and dynamic. The proposed SNS is designed(More)
We have developed block-based modeling software called Incompatible BLOCK (Fig. 1) which has an interface allowing the user to position cubes at expected three-dimensional positions with a drag operation. We expect that not only will the Incompatible BLOCK interface be useful for three-dimensional positioning that conforms to a mental model that is likely(More)