Takayuki Watanabe

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Takayuki Watanabe

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Awards & Honors

 
May 2007
Best Paper Award, 2007 International Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on Web Accessibility (W4A)
Winner: T. Watanabe
 

Published Papers

 
NISHIMOTO Takuya, WATANABE Takayuki
The IEICE transactions on information and systems (Japanese edetion)   94(1) 209-220   Jan 2011
視覚障害者のコンピュータ利用に適した超早口音声の音質を改善することが望まれている.しかし超早口音声の評価のためには,聞き手の慣れの効果の考慮が重要である.本研究では親密度を統制した超早口音声の聴取において(1)実験の途中での親密度条件の変化,(2)親密度に関する教示の有無,の要因が聞き手の課題への慣れに与える影響を検証した.約21モーラ/秒という超早口音声の聴取における了解度と心的負荷に着目した実験から,「慣れによって親密度が高いという自覚が促された場合に,特にトップダウン情報としての心的...
Takuya Nishimoto,Takayuki Watanabe
INTERSPEECH 2010, 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Makuhari, Chiba, Japan, September 26-30, 2010   266-269   2010   [Refereed]
Takuya Nishimoto,Takayuki Watanabe
Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 12th International Conference, ICCHP 2010, Vienna, Austria, July 14-16, 2010. Proceedings, Part I   368-375   2010   [Refereed]
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Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology   4 236-247   Jul 2009   [Refereed]
-Purpose. To evaluate if marking up heading elements of Web sites improves usability and accessibility.
-Method. Task completion times and questionnaire responses were collected from sighted and blind users for two kinds of Web sites: sites marked...
T. Watanabe and M. Umegaki
Universal Access in the Information Society   6(3) 221-232   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
To determine how well user agents conform to UAAG 1.0, capabilities of user agents were investigated with UAAG 1.0 Test Suite. It was found that 20 Priority 1 checkpoints were met by all the user agents, while 12 Priority 1 checkpoints, relating t...
The effect of learning on listening to ultra-fast speech
Takuya Nishimoto, Yukika Kariya, Takayuki Watanabe
Proceedings of Acoustics ‘08 Paris   6119-6124   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
An analysis of human-to-human dialogs and its application to assist visually-impaired people
Takuya Nishimoto and Takayuki Watanabe
Computers Helping People with Special Needs, LNCS 5105   809-812   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Nishimoto T, Sako S, Sagayama S, Ohshima K, Oda K, Watanabe T
Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference   1 5691-5694   2006   [Refereed]
Takayuki Watanabe
76-86   2005   [Refereed]
Japanese Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and International Standard Harmonization
T. Watanabe
Proceedings of 3rd Int. Conference Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction   8(CD-ROM)    2005   [Refereed]

Misc

 
OMORI KAYO, NAKAGAWA RIO, YASUMURA MICHIAKI, WATANABE TAKAYUKI
電子情報通信学会技術研究報告   114(512(WIT2014 85-121)) 17-22   Mar 2015
BelleLavano
Takayuki Watanabe
INTERACTION 2015   -nabe   Mar 2015
Flat design
Takayuki Watanabe
INTERACTION 2015   -nabe   Mar 2015
IGATA MIZUHO, YAMAMOTO HIKARI, WATANABE TAKAYUKI
電子情報通信学会技術研究報告   113(481(WIT2013 67-92)) 141-147   Feb 2014
KANAIZUMI ERIKO, WATANABE TAKAYUKI
電子情報通信学会技術研究報告   113(481(WIT2013 67-92)) 133-140   Feb 2014
IKEYA Mesumi, NAGATA Yuka, Nishimoto Takuya, WATANABE Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   112(475) 127-132   Mar 2013
The objective of the current research is to investigate if the Speacon, which is created by speeding up a TTS so that it is no longer comprehensible as a particular word, is useful to auditory represent the logical structure of Web (e.g. heading e...
INAGAKI Nozomi, SHIOYA Akiko, WATANABE Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   111(472) 67-74   Mar 2012
The ability of information search is needed to use the Internet efficiently and effectively. In this research, we conducted some investigations and experiments with the particular three older people to show the purpose and the characteristics of t...
Takayuki Watanabe
Newsletter, ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing   04 30-42   Sep 2012
The objective of this article is to describe how and what Japan has carried out standard harmonization, both internationally with WCAG 2.0 and nationally in Japan, and achievement efforts of Web accessibility based on the harmonized national Web c...
AUCHI Risa, USHIGOME Ayana, WATANABE Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   111(472) 95-100   Mar 2012
This research investigates what kind of auditory representation is suited for logical structure and visual representation of Web content. We carried out experiments with 24 female university students. We showed them various representations and mea...
UEKI Mai, UENO Kaoruko, WATANABE Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   111(472) 101-106   Mar 2012
This research focused on "Audio description of a movie." Audio description is a narration explaining visual information. We were interested in the idea, what kind of audio description well expresses the 3D-effect of a three-dimensional movie? We f...
YOSHITSUBAKI Kaoru, WATANABE Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   110(418) 41-46   Feb 2011
It is important for Web usability that the mental model drawn by a user is same as that by a developer. However, it is difficult for a developer to construct an appropriate Web content with that model. We carried out experiments that used three ki...
Fukuoka Chihiro, Nishimoto Takuya, Watanabe Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   108(332) 83-88   Dec 2008
We carried out preliminary experiments to realize a speech-based CAPTCHA system to distinguish between software agents and human beings. Such systems are especially important for persons with visual disability. As the first step, we investigated t...
Segawa Aki, Nishimoto Takuya, Watanabe Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   108(332) 89-94   Dec 2008
We investigated the intelligibility of ultra-fast speech which may be used for screen reader for persons with visual disability. The subjects were divided into four groups and they listened to 150 words with the speed of approximately 20 morae/sec...
Sato Arisa, Watanabe Takayuki
IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology   108(332) 55-62   Dec 2008
The number of older persons (whose age is over 65) is increasing in Japan. Internet usage by older persons, however, remains low. Thus, usability and accessibility of Web content for older persons is important to increase their usage. We carried o...
Japan Case Study: ICT accessibility gidelines
T. Watanabe
ICT accessibility workshop on UN-ESCAP      Sep 2008
NISHIMOTO Takuya, KARIYA Yukika, WATANABE Takayuki
IPSJ SIG Notes   2007(129) 119-124   2007
We investigated the intelligibility of ultra-fast speech which may be used for screen reader for persons with visual disability. The subjects were 35 women who are university students and are not visually/hearing impaired. They were divided into f...
WATANABE T., SEKIYA H., TAKAHISA K., ITO Y., TANIKAWA K.
Meeting abstracts of the Physical Society of Japan   53(2)    Sep 1998
KUDOMI Nobuyuki, SHIMA Tatsushi, EJIRI Hiroyasu, TANAKA Jun'ichi, WATANABE Takayuki
Abstracts of the meeting of the Physical Society of Japan. Sectional meeting   1993(1)    Sep 1993
Watanabe T., Ejiri H., Okada K., Sano H., Shima T., Tanaka J., Tanabe N., Yamamoto N., Kinoshita H., Husimi K., Shibata T., Nagai Y., Kamikubota N., Sugai I.
秋の分科会講演予稿集   1989(1)    Sep 1989
Tanabe Nobuhiro
秋の分科会講演予稿集   1989(1)    Sep 1989
Shima Tatsushi
秋の分科会講演予稿集   1989(1)    Sep 1989

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(特定領域研究)
Project Year: 2004 - 2006    Investigator(s): Tetsuya WATANABE
The role of the visual-impairent coordinating group is to make organic cooperation among the scheduled research groups to promote each research as a result This role can be divided into five specific sub-roles below and concrete actions follow the...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(特定領域研究)
Project Year: 2004 - 2006    Investigator(s): Takayuki WATANABE
1) Based on the user studies for visually impaired, we developed two new prototypes of remote control for air-conditioner; one was the voice recognition type and the other was the ten-key keyboard. We conducted the evaluation tests for these RCs. ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(一般研究(A))
Project Year: 1992 - 1995    Investigator(s): 渡辺 隆行, 渡邉 隆行, Makoto MINOWA
A dedicated dilution refrigerator has been constructed. It is capable of cooling the detector material down to 10mK.It is made of specially selected raw materials to reduce natural radiation background from them.In order to manufacture thermistors...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(試験研究(B))
Project Year: 1992 - 1993    Investigator(s): 蓑輪 真, Makoto MINOWA
A dedicated dilution refrigerator has been constructed. It is capable of cooling one-kilogram of absorber material down to 10mK.It is made of specially selected raw materials to reduce natural radiation background from them. Especially, the inner ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(一般研究(B))
Project Year: 1991 - 1992    Investigator(s): 蓑輪 真, Makoto MINOWA
We confirmed that an undoped cesium iodide crystal is a very efficient scintillator if it is cooled down to the liquid nitrogen temerature.We newly found that a cooled monocrystal of lead molybdate also functions as a scintillator at temperature b...