Lab-Forming Fields and Field-Forming Labs

  • Takeshi KurataEmail author
  • Ryosuke Ichikari
  • Ching-Tzun Chang
  • Masakatsu Kourogi
  • Masaki Onishi
  • Takashi Okuma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10371)


This paper presents the concept of Lab-Forming Fields (LFF) and Field-Forming Labs (FFL). LFF is to transform real service fields into lab-like places for bringing research methodologies in laboratories to real fields with IoT. FFL is to transform laboratories into real-field-like places for getting subjects’ behavior and experimental results closer and closer to the ones which are supposed to be obtained in the real service fields with VR. In addition, this paper provides a summary table of previously conducted researches in AIST on LFF and FFL with geospatial computing.


Lab-Forming fields Field-Forming labs Internet of things Geospatial IoT MAR Big data Deep data Comb data 


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This research is partially supported by JST’s Program on Open Innovation Platform with Enterprises, Research Institute and Academia (OPERA).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takeshi Kurata
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ryosuke Ichikari
    • 1
  • Ching-Tzun Chang
    • 1
  • Masakatsu Kourogi
    • 1
  • Masaki Onishi
    • 1
  • Takashi Okuma
    • 1
  1. 1.AISTTsukubaJapan

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