IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine's unique aim is to publish original work in the intersection of engineering and clinical translation. The journal's focus is interdisciplinary collaborations between researchers, healthcare providers, and industry and aims to publish results and best practices from these translational efforts.
Hiroki Tanaka is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan. He received his master’s and doctoral degrees in 2012 and 2015 from the Nara Institute of Science and Technology. His research interest is assisting people with disabilities through human-computer interaction.
JTEHM, Articles, Published ArticlesDetecting Dementia through Interactive Computer Avatars
Hiroki Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Adachi, Norimichi Ukita, Manabu Ikeda, Hiroaki Kazui, Takashi Kudo, Satoshi Nakamura
This paper proposes a new approach to automatically detect dementia. Even though some works have detected dementia from speech and language attributes, most have applied detection using picture descriptions, narratives, and cognitive tasks. In this paper, we propose a new... Read more
Posted on 18 SEP 2017
OJEMB, ArticlesAnalyzing Self-Efficacy and Summary Feedback in Automated Social Skills Training
Goal: Although automated social skills training has been proposed to enhance human social skills, the following two aspects have not been adequately explored: what types of feedback are effective from virtual agents and the extent to which such systems enhance... Read more
Posted on 28 APR 2021