CONTENTS
1 An Interactive Pattern Making and 3D Simulation System of Collars
Mingjie ZHANG, Masayoshi KAMIJO, Masayuki TAKATERA, Takao FURUKAWA and Yoshio SHIMIZU

11 Shape-Generation Method Using Curvature Entropy
Yoshiyuki MATSUOKA

19 Knowledge Acquisition from the Data Consisting of Categories Added with Degrees of Conformity
– Proposal of Extended Reduct Calculation in Rough Set Theory
Norihiko MORI and Rei TAKANASHI

25 Robust Design Method for Diversity of BA
– Case Study of Seat-Swing Function Design for Railway Vehicle
Yoshiyuki MATSUOKA

33 Influences of Visual and Conversation Loads upon a Functional Visual Field While Driving
Miyoshi AYAMA, Yoshito MEKADA and Masao KASUGA

39 Quantitative Design Methods for Kansei in Automobile Development
Yoshiyuki MATSUOKA

47 Learning User Preferences for Personalized and Collaborative Web Searching
Robert OKADA

57 A New Technology of Financial Analysis
Hirota SUYAMA

63 GUIDE FOR AUTHORS