Yumiko Fukuda

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This demonstration shows a city-planning system based on augmented reality with tangible interface. Miniature models, illustrations and graphical computer displays have been used for the comparison and consideration in city-planning process. Augmented reality technology enables users to consider of city plans more effectively and easily. One important issue(More)
Benign notochordal cell tumors (BNCTs) are tumors originating in the axial skeleton, where chordomas occur. Although very rare, some cases of extraosseous chordoma, such as in the soft tissue and lungs, have been reported. We report a case of a primary tumor showing the notochordal characteristics of BNCTs within the axial skeleton.An asymptomatic(More)
A multipurpose symbolic system which can describe all of the mouth shapes conveying various kinds of linguistic information in signing, speech dialogue, and speechreading is developed, taking account of the constraints of anatomical structure and neural control and the possibility of visual discrimination. In order to make the changes in the(More)
The kinds of change in facial expression which can be produced by a sender's neural control of facial muscles, and, at the same time, can be visually perceived by a listener are described in discrete symbols. The linguistic information supplemented by the facial expressions in signing is categorized into syllabic, lexical and syntactic components. In order(More)
Resolution of the fundamental frequency of speech sound required for the design of a speech processor of a cochlear implant device is investigated, with special regard to transmitting voice pitch information in Asian languages. Clinical application of the cochlear implant has spread rapidly in recent years to Asian countries where a variety of languages(More)
A group of 16 children, aged from 8 to 14 years, with learning disabilities, were studied by means of a series of conventional and sensitized audiological tests, including recording of the late cognitive electrical responses (P300). They had no otolaryngological or neurological complaints but expressive language disorders (difficulties in speaking and/or(More)