NISHIMURA, Shoji

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Affiliation

Faculty of Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences

Job title

Professor

Homepage URL

http://www.waseda-nishimura.jp/

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  • Faculty of Human Sciences   Graduate School of Human Sciences

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    Waseda University   Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering   Major in Pure and Applied Physics  

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    Waseda University   Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering   Major in Pure and Applied Physics  

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    Waseda University   Faculty of Science and Engineering   Department of Mathematics  

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  • Master of Science

  • 早稲田大学   修士(理学)

  • Osaka University, Japan   Doctor of Philosophy (Human Sciences)

  • 大阪大学   博士(人間科学)

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    Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

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    Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

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    Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

  • 1999
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    Associate Professor, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University

  • 1999
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    2004

    Associate Professor, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University

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    The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

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    Information Processing Society of Japan

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    The Botanical Society of Japan

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    The Society of Population Ecology

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    Ecological Society of Japan

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Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Educational technology

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  • Educational Technology, Distance Education, e-Learning

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  • Cyber-Enabled Well-Being Oriented Daily Living Support Based on Personal Data Analysis

    Seiji Kasuya, Xiaokang Zhou, Kiichi Tago, Shoji Nishimura, Qun Jin

    IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing   8 ( 2 ) 493 - 502  2020.04

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    IEEE We are living in a cyber-physical-social environment with a variety of lifestyles and values. Living support has become important in such a diverse society. Owing to the ability to collect a large amount of personal data or life logs in the cyber-physical-social environment, it is now possible for us to provide living support based on personal data analysis. Moreover, analyzing such data can facilitate a deep understanding of an individual. In this study, we focus on the provision of cyber-enabled well-being oriented daily living support for an individual based on personal data analytics. Three categories of personal data are identified from an individual & #x0027;s daily life data. In this paper, we discuss the basic concept, model, and framework for well-being oriented personal data analysis in order to offer suggestions and advice to improve the living quality of an individual. Finally, we report a feasibility study with an application scenario by using personal and environmental data.

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  • Waseda University's e-school: 10 years of e-education in Japan

    Shoji Nishimura, Douglass J. Scott

    Reshaping Medical Practice and Care with Health Information Systems     173 - 204  2016.02

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    In 2003, the School of Human Sciences, Waseda University (Japan), established the e-School, Japan's first complete undergraduate program enabling students to earn their bachelor degrees solely through e-learning. Supported by the availability of high-speed Internet connections, it has become possible to economically transmit high-quality videotaped lectures across Japan and throughout the world. Waseda's e-School has many features that contribute to its success, among these are that lecture contents are transmitted with an image quality that allows students to easily read what is written on the blackboard. In addition, online classes are relatively small-21 students on average-and new classes are created to respond to students' needs and interests. This chapter outlines the e-School's first 10 years of operation: Its history, curriculum, administration, and management learning system. Data are also presented for student engagement with the e-School system for the first ten years of operation (2003-2012).

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  • Personal Data Analytics for Well-Being Oriented Life Support: Experiment and Feasibility Study

    Seiji Kasuya, Xiaokang Zhou, Shoji Nishimura, Qun Jin

    ADVANCES IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES   282   172 - 179  2016  [Refereed]

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    In this study, we concentrate on a feasibility study on personal data analysis for well-being oriented life support. We introduce our basic concept and model to describe the personal data collected from people's daily life, and discuss how to utilize the personal analysis to provide users with the individualized services in their daily lives. Finally, we present the experimental analysis based on people's daily activity data, to demonstrate the feasibility of our proposed approach.

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  • A Framework of Personal Data Analytics for Well-Being Oriented Life Support

    Seiji Kasuya, Xiaokang Zhou, Shoji Nishimura, Qun Jin

    ADVANCED MULTIMEDIA AND UBIQUITOUS ENGINEERING: FUTURE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, VOL 2   354   443 - 449  2016  [Refereed]

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    Nowadays, we are living in a well-suited social environment with a variety of lifestyles and values. Life support has become important in such a diversified society. Along with continuously collecting the tremendous amount of personal big data generated in the social environment, it is possible for us to provide the life support based on personal data analytics. Moreover, analyzing such a kind of data can facilitate deep understanding of individual life. In this study, we focus on personal data analytics to support well-being oriented life. Three categories of personal data are classified from the collection of individuals' daily life data, and a framework of well-being oriented personal data analysis is proposed, which can provide people with suggestions and advices to improve their living life.

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  • Ubi-Liven: A Human-Centric Safe and Secure Framework of Ubiquitous Living Environments for the Elderly

    Qun Jin, Bo Wu, Shoji Nishimura, Atsushi Ogihara

    2016 FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED CLOUD AND BIG DATA (CBD 2016)     304 - 309  2016  [Refereed]

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    The world has become an aging society with exponentially increasing social security benefit expenditure and nursing care costs. To help solve these issues and challenges, utilization of advanced ICT is highly expected to allow more elderly people to remain independent for their proactive social participation irrespective of age. In this study, we propose a human-centric safe and secure framework of ubiquitous living environments (Ubi-Liven) for the elderly people towards seamless integration of the cyber-enabled ubiquitous holistic living support system with a physical living environment. We further address and discuss the design and technical issues for the implementation of a smart living environment on the fly under the proposed framework, empowered by ubiquitous assistive technologies such as cloud, IoT and big data analytics based on life logs to provide holistic support for the elderly's activities of daily living and healthcare.

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Research Projects 【 display / non-display

  • Development of e-learning system about tacit knowledge and advanced skill of highly-skilled health care workers

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    2016.04
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    The aim of this study is to development the contents for e-learning system about tacit knowledge and advanced skills demonstrated by highly-skilled health care workers who assist patients during meals.We used two video cameras and wearable eye-cameras to record the care work by highly-skilled health care workers in a welfare facility for the elderly. Based on our observations, we constructed a decision-making flowchart regarding patient meal assistance and oral care by highly-skilled health care worker. In this result, it is clear that some points which highly-skilled health care worker checked situation of user in care work and directed their attention to their patients'eyes during meals and frequently checked the throats of their patients for signs and symptoms of disordered swallowing

  • Research toward the development of the services based on the cooperation of broadcasting and telecommunications

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  • An empirical research to examine the effects that the active learning behavior that appeared during the lesson was caused for the study promotion

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    2004
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    This research was done to examine effects that the active learning behavior that appeared during the lesson was caused for the study promotion.
    This research was focus on 1) Raising hand behavior in the classroom, 2) Note-taking , 3) Underlining to the texts, 4) The research of the modality of the use of e-learning in the lecture type class that uses e-learning together has been brought together.
    Those results were as follows.
    1) This study was tried to investigate mechanism of the behavior of the raising hand through the observation of an actual classroom class scene. The result was shown that raising hand behavior was provided for by a class environmental factor of the class acknowledgment of not only child individuals' belief but also the child.
    2) This study investigated the relation to the test score with the Note-taking in the lecture after the fact. Information on the lecture was classified by the key sentence, the item of note-taking and the amount were examined, and the relation to the score of the test that had been imposed two weeks teaching later was analyzed. As a result, high correlations were shown the amount of note-taking and the test score.
    3) This study investigated the effectiveness of underling while reading on readers' understanding of textual information. The result showed that the promoting improved the subjects' recall of the underlined information regardless of the texts' defficults or the length of reading time.
    4) This study investigated the learner's learning process in lecture class of university together with e-learning. The result showed that a learner may access e-learning when he/she doesn't know that he/she can understand content of lecture, and when he/she perceive necessity of re-taking the lecture. This result suggests that learners can use it when they perceive necessity of re-taking the lecture after they know that they don't understand content of lecture.

  • e-learning機能を付加した高次講義型授業方式の実践と評価

    萌芽研究

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    本年度は最終年度にあたり、最も大規模な実践研究を行った。教育実践の概要は以下のとおりである。2006年度後期(2006年10月〜2007年1月)早稲田大学人間科学部(通学制)で実施された講義「教育測定評価論」を対象とした。学生数約140人。eラーニング教材として同授業をライブ録画し、編集を施した教材が併行利用された。eラーニング教材は、講義動画,パワーポイント資料,およびBBSによる質疑応答機能から構成されていた。学習者には授業開始と同時に、eラーニング教材が提供され、それの利用方法について入念な説明と予備的試行が行われた。以後、授業内容からみた3つの主要テーマに関連したレポートの提出が求められた。
    この研究の眼目は、eラーニング教材の利用の状況と学習者のレポートの評価の関連性を分析することにある。全ての学習者のeラーニング教材の学習履歴と評価の関連性が分析された。結果の概要を述べる。(1)評価の得点に応じて、上位群,中位群,下位群の3群に分けた場合、中位群,下位群の学生において、eラーニング教材の利用を重ねた場合、高い得点上昇率が見られた。(2)これに比べ、上位群においてはeラーニング教材の利用と評価の得点との関連の有意性は見出されなかった。しかし、このグループのeラーニング教材の利用傾向を見ると、個人差が大きく、eラーニング教材の利用ストラテジーを詳細に調べる必要性指摘できる。この件に関しては、中位群,下位群においてもその必要性を感じる。拘束性の少ない自由な学習環境において、学習者がどのような学習行動を自発的にとるかの研究が必要である。

  • Development of new prototypes and models of higher education utilizing broadband networks.

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    To get substantive outcomes of e-learning courses, it is necessary for e-learning system including learning management systems to facilitate learners learning. Also it is necessary for teachers, coaches, and supporting staffs to work respectively. Teachers have three types of work: design, management and evaluation of the courses. Designing the detailed course structure is the new and important part of work for the teachers. And then online coaches appear to have a greater part of work to support the teacher and to facilitate classroom activities. Coaches have three types of work: facilitating the classroom activities, making classroom atmosphere and standards, facilitating the discussion processes. Many kind of learning management systems are now available free or commercially. The minimum functions are video streaming, bulletin board system, and testing, but these functions should be carefully designed and become more usable to get more substantive learning outcomes. Talking about the future learning environments, learner will be able to access directly his/her own working spaces by opening web brouser.

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  • 深層学習で最適な手指の動きを伝達するeラーニングシステムの提案と指導手法の確立

    2018   玉城 絵美

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    An instructional support system wasdeveloped for piano performance instruction that trains the user on proper handposition by using myoelectric stimulation in the wrist area through trackingsensors that determine if the hand is in the proper position on the keyboard.The myoelectric stimulation device uses PossessedHand to control hand form. Ithas 28 non- erosive pad-type electrodes positioned around the wrist to providemyoelectric stimulation to the fingers. Leap Motion was used for the handtracking sensors. By using this system, students can correct their handposition even when students and instructors are not in the same room. Thissuggests that e-learning is possible, even for content that requiresverbalization and visualization such as the movements used in playing a musicalinstrument. The result was submitted to IEEE Transaction on Learning Technologies

  • 3Dアニメーションによるオープンソース・デジタル教材コンテンツの開発と評価

    2016  

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     様々な性別や年齢の教師キャラクターに同じ教授内容を喋らせることが必要であると考え、人間による実際の教師の発話を文字化して、それを再音声化するシステムを構築した。具体的には録音した人間の発話を、音声認識システムにより文字化し、それを音声合成システムにより音声化し、3Dアニメーションがあたかも話しているように口の動きと同期させるシステムを構築した。 音声認識エンジンには京都大学が開発したオープンソースの語彙連続音声認識エンジンJulius、日本語音声合成エンジンには名古屋工業大学が開発した、オープンソースのOpen JTalkを利用し、口の動きとの動機はMMD4Mecanim LipSync Pluginを用いUnity上で開発を行った。

  • オンデマンド授業コンテンツの多言語字幕化

    2016  

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     人間科学部eスクールの配当科目である人間科学概論(全8週分、合計約6万字)は既に聴覚障害者対応のために日本語字幕が付与されている。今回、授業担当者全員の許諾の上、バルセロナ自治大学翻訳通訳学部の協力の下その日本語字幕をスペイン語に翻訳した。日本語字幕にはオンデマンドコンテンツに挿入するタイミングが記録されているので、それに従い、スペイン語字幕をオンデマンドコンテンツに挿入し、人間科学概論のスペイン語字幕作業が完了した。また、同時に一部をカザフスタンからの交換留学生の協力で字幕のロシア語化を実施した。

  • モーションキャプチャ活用によるフィギュアスケートを対象とした遠隔教授法の開発

    2015  

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    正しい動作を正確に記録するにはモーションキャプチャーシステムは有用である。従来のモーションキャプチャーシステムでは、マーカー(光学式)やケーブル等の制約でフィギュアスケートではその活用が難しかった。無線式モーションキャプチャースーツをを選手(日本スケート連盟特別強化選手)に着用してもらい、実際にスケートリンクで様々なスピンやジャンプを行ってもらい3Dデータ化した。その3Dデータを視覚化し様々な方向、及びタイムラインで視聴するためのビューワーを開発した。また、多言語化した教材として活用できるように当該ビューワーをGoogle CourseBuilderに埋め込むとともに自動翻訳機能を実装した。

  • 学習支援者組織を包含した多言語MOOCsの構築

    2014   向後 千春, 浅田 匡, 金 群, 森本 豊富, 尾澤 重知, 扇原 淳, 竹中 宏子

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    本研究課題の第一の目的は人間科学学術院(特にeスクール)が持つオンデマンドコンテンツの有効活用のために世界各地の日本語教育部門を持つ高等教育機関と連携し、オンデマンドコンテンツの多言語化を継続的に行うための体制を構築することにある。そのために、アルファラビ・カザフ国立大学(カザフスタン)東洋学部と人間科学学術院の間に学術交流協定を締結した。また、コンテンツ配信システムに関しては、Google Cource Builderを用いた多言語対応のプロトタイプを構築した。

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Overseas Activities 【 display / non-display

  • フィンランドにおける中等教育に関する調査研究

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    フィンランド   ヘルシンキ大学

 

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