Tactile Score, a Knowledge Media of Tactile Sense for Creativity

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Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 14)


The sensitivity information processing have been developed by visualizing it through developing a method of describe, such as musical stores. We propose a knowledge media of describing tactile sense and visualize it, with refereed to the musical score. We analyze massages in a beauty salon by using tactile scores; we decompose the massage to 42 kinds of basic method components then analyze them by using the principal component analysis; found out that they are classified into 6 basic groups. We visualize the massages as transition sequences among the basic groups in the principle component space; and discover that two basic groups are intermediate one basic group to another.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Complex Systems Science, Graduate School of Information ScienceNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.NTT Communication LaboratoriesAtsugi-shiJapan
  3. 3.Tokyo Face TherapieBunkyoJapan

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