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Digital Human Workshop 2006

Digital human research center is annually holding workshop aiming to let people know the concept and brand new results of the "Digital Human Research." The main topic of this year is The digital human and human centered design. Lectures in the morning session are related to Fashion on demand and new technologies on the human body measurements. Lectures in the afternoon session are related to the modeling especially of the hand and DHAIBA system synthesizing the models we have been developing.

Date: March 3, 2006 (Friday)
10:10-17:00 (Workshop), 17:00-18:30 (Open House)
Place: Workshop: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (7th floor MIRAI CAN Hall)
2-41, Aomi, Koto-ku Tokyo 135-0064
Open house: AIST Waterfront
2-41-6 Aomi, Koto-ku Tokyo 135-0064
*Access Map (AIST Tokyo Waterfront Web Page)
Sponsors: JST CREST
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
(Digital Human Research Center)


9:30On-site Registration
10:10-10:25 Opening address:
 Prof. Takeo KANADE (Digital Human research Center)
On demand fashion
10:25-11:10 Keynote Speech : Mass customization in the clothing industry
 Professor Nadia THALMAN (MIRALab-University of Geneva)
11:10-11:30 "Measurement and modeling of human body for on demand fashion"
 Dr. Makiko KOUCHI (Digital Human research Center)
11:30-11:50   Title: TBD
 Professor Yukio Sato (Keio University)
11:50-12:10 "4 dimensional foot shape measurement"
 Dr. Makoto KIMURA (Digital Human research Center)
Hand and body modeling
13:30-14:15 "ACT Hand: An Anatomically Correct Testbed to understand and assist humans"
 Professor Yoky MATSUOKA (Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University)
14:15-15:00  Title: TBD
 Professor Takashi MAENO (Keio University)
15:00-15:20Coffee Break
15:20-15:40 "Digital Human Aided Basic Assessment System: DHAIBA"
 Dr. Masaaki MOCHIMARU (Digital Human research Center)
15:40-16:00 "Dhaiba hand: total modeling for product design"
 Dr. Natsuki MIYATA (Digital Human research Center)
16:00-16:20 "Tactile Simulator for Product Design and Haptics Study"
 Dr. Mitsunori TADA (Digital Human research Center)
16:20-16:40 "Visualization and classification of human motion"
 Dr. Katsuaki KAWACHI (Digital Human research Center)
16:40-17:00 Closing Address:
 Prof. Takeo KANADE (Digital Human research Center)
17:00-18:30Open house: Digital Human Research Center