Yuji Yoshimura

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Museums often suffer from so-called " hyper-congestion " , wherein the number of visitors exceeds the capacity of the physical space of the museum. This can potentially deteriorate the quality of visitor's experience disturbed by other visitors' behaviors and presences. Although this situation can be mitigated by managing visitors' flow between spaces, a(More)
In this article, we introduce the method of urban association rules and its uses for extracting frequently appearing combinations of stores that are visited together to characterize shoppers' behaviors. The Apriori algorithm is used to extract the association rules (i.e., if ->result) from customer transaction datasets in a market-basket analysis. An(More)
In this article we analyze how the privacy issue will affect in the deployment and design of Networking Robots in European urban areas. Privacy means the way to guarantee self control on private data that can be processed by the Networked Robots. We start analyzing the technical capabilities of networked robots in public and private spaces, the legal(More)
This paper analyzes pedestrians' behavioral patterns in the pedestrianized shopping environment in the historical center of Barcelona, Spain. We employ a Bluetooth detection technique to capture a large-scale dataset of pedestrians' behavior over a one-month period, including during a key sales period. We focused on comparing particular behaviors before,(More)
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