Program at a glance

Wednesday, May 20

Wednesday, May 20 9:00 - 9:15

Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, May 20 9:15 - 10:15

Keynote I: Ultraflexible and Stretchable Integrated Circuit System for Comprehensively Monitoring Brain Activities

Prof. Tsuyoshi Sekitani (Osaka University, Japan)
Chair: Shinsuke Hara (Osaka City University, Japan)

Wednesday, May 20 10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

Wednesday, May 20 10:30 - 12:10

Regular Session I

Chair: Shinsuke Hara (Osaka City University, Japan)
Increased Heart Rate Fragmentation Predicts Mortality Risk Among End-Stage Renal Disease
Emi Yuda (Tohoku University & Graduate School of Engineering, Japan); Yoshifumi Moriyama (Nagoya Kyoritsu Hospital, Japan); Masaya Kisohara, Norihiro Ueda and Junichiro Hayano (Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan)
Evaluation of Eardrum Temperature and Autonomic Nervous Activity by VR Motion Sickness in Amusement Park's VR Attraction
Yutaka Yoshida (Nagoya City University Graduate School of Design and Architecture, Japan); Itaru Kaneko (Nagoya City University, Japan); Emi Yuda (Tohoku University & Graduate School of Engineering, Japan)
A Fine-Tuning Method Using Pruning of Recurrent Neural Network for Prediction of the Anesthetic Effects
Yoshitomo Sakuma, Takumi Kobayashi and Chika Sugimoto (Yokohama National University, Japan); Ryuji Kohno (Yokohama National University & University of Oulu, Japan)
Components of Comfort in the Office and Its Individual Differences
Masashi Sugimoto, Fan Zhang and Noriko Nagata (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan); Kota Kurihara, Seiro Yuge, Makoto Takata, Koji Ota and Seiji Furukawa (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan)
Implementation and Field Evaluation of Location-based Nursing Record System QuickCareRecord
Haruka Wada and Zhihua Zhang (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan); Manato Fujimoto (Osaka City University, Japan); Yutaka Arakawa (Kyushu University, Japan); Keiichi Yasumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

Wednesday, May 20 12:10 - 13:30

Lunch

Wednesday, May 20 13:30 - 15:10

Regular Session II

Chair: Minoru Okada (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Frequency Dependency of Sparsity-Enhanced Implant Device Localization with Electromagnetic Scattering
Takahiro Ito, Daisuke Anzai and Jianqing Wang (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan); Hirokazu Tanaka (Hiroshima City University, Japan)
System Development of RSSI-Based Localization for Implantable UWB Communication Devices
Kento Kamiya, Kazuki Miyajima, Daisuke Anzai and Jianqing Wang (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Experimental Evaluation on Dielectric Property Estimation for TOA-Based Implant Device Localization
Yuta Yasue, Daisuke Anzai and Jianqing Wang (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
A Trellis-Based Peak Frequency Tracking Technique for Photoplethysmographic Heart Rate Sensing During Exercise
Mizuki Kajita, Yuzu Kuwahara, Takunori Shimazaki and Shinsuke Hara (Osaka City University, Japan); Hiroyuki Yomo (Kansai University & ATR Adaptive Communications Research Lab., Japan); Fumie Ono (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
Peak Frequency Tracking Versus Outlier Rejection for Photoplethysmographic Heart Rate Sensing During Exercise
Hiroto Maruo, Yuzu Kuwahara, Takunori Shimazaki and Shinsuke Hara (Osaka City University, Japan); Hiroyuki Yomo (Kansai University & ATR Adaptive Communications Research Lab., Japan); Fumie Ono (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)

Wednesday, May 20 15:10 - 15:40

Coffee Break

Wednesday, May 20 15:40 - 17:20

Regular Session III

Chair: Hiroyuki Yomo (Kansai University & ATR Adaptive Communications Research Lab., Japan)
Remote Photoplethysmography Combining Color Channels with SNR Maximization for Respiratory Rate Assessment
Duncan Luguern (University Bourgogne Franche-Comté & ImViA EA7535, France); Yannick Benezeth (Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France); Virginie Moser, L. Andrea Dunbar, Fabian Braun and Alia Lemkaddem (CSEM, Switzerland); Keisuke Nakamura and Randy Gomez (Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd., Japan); Julien Dubois (Universite Bourgogne Franche Comte, France)
Automatically Generated Neural Networks for Human Condition Detection Using Non-Contact Vital Sensing
Shakhnaz Akhmedova and Danil Erokhin (Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Russia); Vladimir Stanovov (Siberian State Aerospace University, Russia); Chiori Miyajima and Yukihiro Kamiya (Aichi Prefectural University, Japan)
Wake-up Radio Enabled BLE Wearables: Empirical and Analytical Evaluation of Energy Efficiency
Konstantin Mikhaylov (University of Oulu, Finland); Heikki Karvonen (University of Oulu, Centre for Wireless Communications, Finland)
Fabrication and Mechanical Study of a Titanium Micro-Membrane for in Vivo Pressure Monitoring
Gwenaël Bécan (C2N-CNRS & MISTIC SAS, France); Hadrien Philippe, Jodie Phung, Edouard Laudrel and Bertrand Boutaud (MISTIC SAS, France); Nathalie Isac (C2N-CNRS, France); Marion Woytasik (Paris Saclay University & C2N, France); Elie Lefeuvre (Paris Sud University, France)
Prototype of Medical and Dietary Record System Cloud to Support Diabetic Patient Care in Lao: Lao Diabetes Healthcare Network System (LDHNS)
Takeshi Toda, Kenshiro Yoshimura, Kazuya Yanashima, Marina Hamaguch, Ichiro Nakajima, Yuichiro Otsuka, Shuichiro Uehara, Hiromi Katsuragi and Keiko Shinohara (Nihon University, Japan); Souksavanh Vongsa (University of Health Sciences, Japan); Douangprachanh Sathathone and Khamphanh Prabouasane (University of Health Sciences, Laos); Bounmy Somsamouth (Setthathirath Hospital, Japan); Masami Takei (Nihon University, Japan)

Wednesday, May 20 18:00 - 19:30

Welcome Reception

Thursday, May 21

Thursday, May 21 10:00 - 11:40

Regular Session IV

Chair: Takeshi Higashino (Nara Institute of Science and Technology & Graduate School of Science and Technology, Japan)
A Study on Allowable Transmission Power for Implant UWB Extremely Low Power Radio
Ryohei Ono, Daisuke Anzai and Jianqing Wang (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Automatic Feature Extraction of Channel Gains of Wireless Body Area Network Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Shintaro Sano and Takahiro Aoyagi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Improved Wireless Power Transfer to Implants Deep Inside the Body
Hidetoshi Ohta (Sapporo Orthopaedics and Cardiovascular Hospital, Japan)
Contactless Simultaneous Measurement Method for Breathing and Heartbeat Rates Using Millimeter-Waves
Koki Nagai and Minseok Kim (Niigata University, Japan)
Impact of the Antenna Cavity on In-Body Propagation and Channel Characteristics Between Capsule Endoscope and On-Body Antenna
Mariella Särestöniemi (Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1 & Center for Wireless Communication, University of Oulu, Finland); Carlos Pomalaza Raez (Purdue University, USA); Chaïmaâ Kissi (Ibn Tofail University & National School of Applied Sciences (ENSA), Morocco); Markus Berg (University of Oulu & Excellant LTd., Finland); Matti Hämäläinen and Jari Iinatti (University of Oulu, Finland)

Thursday, May 21 11:40 - 13:00

Lunch

Thursday, May 21 13:00 - 14:40

Regular Session V

Chair: Daisuke Anzai (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Summary of Experimental Results on Accurate Wireless Sensing System for a Group of Exercisers Spread in an Outdoor Ground
Takuma Hamagami (Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Japan); Shinsuke Hara (Osaka City University, Japan); Yasutaka Kawamoto (Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Japan); Hiroyuki Yomo (Kansai University & ATR Adaptive Communications Research Lab., Japan); Ryusuke Miyamoto (Meiji University & School of Science and Technology, Japan); Hiroyuki Okuhata (Soliton Systems K. K., Japan)
Centralized/Autonomous Hybrid Channel Selection for Wireless Vital Sensor Networks
Ryohei Ogawa (Kansai University, Japan); Hiroyuki Yomo (Kansai University & ATR Adaptive Communications Research Lab., Japan); Takuma Hamagami, Kentaro Yanagihara and Yasutaka Kawamoto (Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Japan); Shinsuke Hara (Osaka City University, Japan); Takashi Kawabata (Kansai University, Japan)
An Evaluation of SC-FDMA Signal Transmission in Radio over Fiber Mobile Fronthaul
Fito Wigunanto Herminawan (BRIN, Indonesia & OR PPT, Indonesia); Takeshi Higashino (Nara Institute of Science and Technology & Graduate School of Science and Technology, Japan); Minoru Okada (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Non-coherent Detection Study for UWB Transmission and Body Area Network in Interference Environments
Kensuke Tanaka and Tetsushi Ikegami (Meiji University, Japan)
An OFDM-based Chaotic Chip Position Keying with Permutation Index Modulation
Luyao Hu, Weikai Xu and Lin Wang (Xiamen University, China)

Thursday, May 21 14:40 - 15:00

Coffee Break

Thursday, May 21 15:00 - 17:00

Medical Device Regulatory Science (MDRS) & ROVER Workshop

Chair & Coordinator:
Ryuji Kohno, Professor, Chair, Kanagawa Medical Devices Regulatory Science Consortium, Yokohama National University, Japan
Panelists;
1. Matti Hamalinen, Adjunct Professor, CWC, University of Oulu, Finland
2. Lorenzo Mucchi, Professor, University of Florence, Italy
3. Ilangko Balasingham, Professor, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
4. Takafumi Suzuki, Center for Information and Neural Networks(CiNet), NICT, Japan
5. Kotaro Yamasue, Predictive Medidine, Medical School, Yokohama City University, Japan
6. Hiroaki Hagiwara, MD, Ph.D., Radiology, Minami-kyosai Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
7. Tets Nagamoto, MD, Pediatrics, CEO, CHARTAE Consulting, LLC. Japan

Thursday, May 21 17:00 - 17:15

Coffee Break

Thursday, May 21 17:15 - 18:15

Keynote II: Integrating Health Monitoring into Daily Activities through Smart Wearables and Assist Devices

Prof. Dr. Ing. Georg Fischer (Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany)
Chair: Minoru Okada (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

Thursday, May 21 19:00 - 21:00

Banquet

Friday, May 22

Friday, May 22 9:00 - 10:00

Keynote III: Wearable Textile Electrodes for Long-term Vector ECG monitoring "Tensor Cardiography"

Dr. Shingo Tsukada (NTT Corporation, Japan)
Chair: Shinsuke Hara (Osaka City University, Japan)

Friday, May 22 10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

Friday, May 22 10:30 - 12:10

Regular Session VI

Chair: Tetsushi Ikegami (Meiji University, Japan)
How Can We Best Manage the Electromagnetic Environment of Modern Clinical Medicine?
Eisuke Hanada (Saga University, Japan)
Study of Evaluation Method on Electromagnetic Environment for Safe Introduction of Wandering Sensing Systems Operable in Medical Field
Kiyotaka Fujii, Kazumasa Kishimoto and Munenori Inoue (Kobe City Nishi-Kobe Medical Center, Japan)
Evaluation of Inductive Power Transfer System for Mobile Using Receiver-Side Compensation Circuit
Tatsuya Ohashi, Quang-Thang Duong and Minoru Okada (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
A Flexible Design of Secondary-Side Compensation Circuit for Inductive Power Transfer
Shogo Isogai, Quang-Thang Duong and Minoru Okada (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Experimental Investigation of Receiver-location Dependency in Parallel Line Fed WPT System
Kohei Kawabata (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan); Takeshi Higashino (Nara Institute of Science and Technology & Graduate School of Science and Technology, Japan); Minoru Okada (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

Friday, May 22 12:10 - 12:30

Closing Ceremony