Hiroaki Kazui

Hiroaki Kazui graduated from Tottori University School of Medicine in 1989 and trained in neuropsychiatry at Osaka University Hospital and emergency medicine at Hyogo Medical University Hospital. He graduated from Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine in 1995. After working in Hyogo Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, Himeji, Japan, he became a research associate in 2002 and an associate professor in 2006 at Department of Psychiatry of Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. His research subjects were elucidation of neural bases of cognitive impairment and neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with mental disorders, including dementia. He has been a principal investigator of national research projects for the development of treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia for over ten years in Japan. He is also interested in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus because of its treatable nature and is studying the syndrome from the point of view of neuropsychiatry.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Detecting Dementia through Interactive Computer Avatars
       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