June 12, 2024

Professor Marianna Obrist from UCL (University College London) visited us and gave us a talk.

The stay was part of a joint research project, A Cross-Cultural Dialogue on the Potential of the Sense of Smell for Health and Wellbeing, which is being funded by matching funds from Tohoku University and University College London.

May 11, 2024

CHI 2024 (ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing System) was held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Our lab. made the following three presentations.

  • Taichi Murakami, Kazuyuki Fujita, Kotaro Hara, Kazuki Takashima, Yoshifumi Kitamura: SwapVid: Integrating Video Viewing and Document Exploration with Direct Manipulation, Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Article No.: 1035, 2024, https://doi.org/10.1145/3613904.3642515 (Papers).
  • Ryota Gomi, Ryo Suzuki, Kazuki Takashima, Kazuyuki Fujita, Yoshifumi Kitamura: InflatableBots: Inflatable Shape-Changing Mobile Robots for Large-Scale Encountered-Type Haptics in VR, Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Article No. 423, 2024, https://doi.org/10.1145/3613904.3642069 (Papers).
  • Yuki Onishi, Eiko Onishi, Kazuki Takashima, Yoshifumi Kitamura: Anesth-on-the-Go: Designing Portable Game-based Anesthetic Simulator for Education, Extended Abstracts of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Article No. 45, 2024, https://doi.org/10.1145/3613905.3650866 (Late-Breaking Work).

May 8, 2024

Prof. Anatole Lecuyer of INRIA Rennes visited our lab.

After a demonstration by a student, He gave us a talk.

April 8, 2024

We enjoyed cherry-blossom viewing at Katahira campus.

April 3, 2024

Prof. Tony Tang of Singapore Management Univerisity visited our lab and gave us a talk.

March 14, 2024

Our paper has been published in the online bulletin of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, the scientific journal of IEEE. Oral presentation will be made at 2024 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (IEEE VR 2024, March 18-21, Orlando, USA), a top conference on virtual reality technoloies.

February 29, 2024

Oral examination of bachelor thesis was held. Mr. Tetsushi Ikeda, Ms. Yuhui Wang, and Mr. Masahiro Tanaka made oral presentations.

February 28, 2024

Our paper was published in ACM Transactions on Graphics.

The content will be presented orally at SIGGRAPH 2024, which will be held in Denver, CO, USA, from July 28 to August 1.

  • Jiawei Huang, Akito Iizuka, Hajime Tanaka, Taku Komura, Yoshifumi Kitamura:
    Online Neural Path Guiding with Normalized Anisotropic Spherical Gaussians,
    ACM Transactions on Graphics, https://doi.org/10.1145/3649310

February 26, 2024

Dr Katri Cornelissen of Northumbria University visited our lab and gave us a talk.