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Koji Nagahata(Associate Professor)

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Affiliated Specialty Division Division of Human Support System
Specialized Field of Study Soundscape
Final Academic Background Graduate school of design, Kyushu Institute of Design
Academic Degree Doctor of Design(Kyushu Institute of Design)
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Courses In Charge

Kansei Engineering
In this lecture, methodology of measurement and quantification of "Kansei" is discussed.
Soundscape
Soundscape is a concept defined as "an environment of sound (sonic environment) with emphasis on the way it is perceived and understood by the individuals or by a society." In this lecture, meaning of the concept of soundscape is discussed.

Main Research

Soundsacpe
See http://www.sss.fukushima-u.ac.jp/~nagahata/

Recent Writings, etc.

1. Koji Nagahata, "On Soundscapical Correctness: An Acoustic Design Policy for Public Spaces," Proc. Internoise 2009, Paper No. in09_217 (invited paper), (2009).
2. Koji Nagahata, Hideyuki Kanda, Tetsuhito Fukushima, Norio Suzuki, Megumi Sakamoto, Fuminori Tanba, Shin-ya Kaneko, "What impact do acoustic environment problems have on the stress suffered by evacuees at temporary shelters?,", Acoustic Science and Technology, 30(2), 110-116, (2009).
3. Koji Nagahata, Norio Suzuki, Megumi Sakamoto, Fuminori Tanba, Shin-ya Kaneko, Tetsuhito Fukushima, "Acoustic environmental problems at temporary shelters for victims of the Mid-Niigata Earthquake," Acoustic Science and Technology, 29(1), 99-102, (2007). 
4. K. Nagahata, "Why are Inappropriate Barrier-free Acoustic Desings for Visually Impaired Persons Provided?," Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Science, 24(1), 45-49 (2005).

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