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Welcome party for new international students and a farewell party for Mr. Noguchi was held.

ICM Workshop, the annual inter-labs summer camp, was held in Izu.

"Speakers’ empowerment with keywords: the speaking competency development for multilingual to contribute in a real-time interaction" was presented at CRIWG 2017 in Saskatoon, Canada.

Open lab. at the university briefing session was held..

reshmen welcome party was held.

2017/4 "Keyword Generation by Native Speaker is Quick and Useful in Conversation between Native and Non-native Speaker" was presented at CSCWD 2017 held in Wellington city, New Zealand.

Katayama (Keio Univ.) presented "Support for Spatial Cooperative Work by Mutual Surrogate of Remote 2 Points" at "101st Groupware and Network Service Research Presentation".

2017/03/24 Congratulations graduation.

2017/03/15 The HCS Study Group was held in Sendai, "Effects of Native Speaker Text Entry in Conversations Containing Non-Native Speaker" was presented.

2017/02/13 A joint research meeting and a convivial party with Wakabayashi Lab. of the University of Tsukuba was held.

Setsubun Party (celebrates the coming of spring) was held on the 3rd of February.

2017/1 "Development of a SAT-based Self Mental Healthcare System Adopting Immersive Head-Mounted Display" was presented at IPSJ SIG Technical Re in Shodoshima.

"Automatic synchronization between local and remote video persons in dining improves conversation" was published in the Journal of Universal Computer Science. [LINK]

2016/12/19 A joint research meeting and a convivial party with Takahashi Lab. of the University of Tsukuba was held.

Open Lab 2016/12/16(Fri.) 18:00~ Venue:7C204 Speaker:Xu Title:"Speech Speed Awareness System for a Non-native Speaker"

2016/12/15 "Development of a SAT-based Self Mental Healthcare System Adopting Immersive Head-Mounted Display" was presented with demonstration at 19th Symposium on Cyberspace and Virtual City in Tokyo.

"Speech Speed Awareness System for a Non-native Speaker" was presented at CTS 2016 in Orlando, America.

2016/10/28, Open Lab. for the prospective applicants was held.

2016/10/25, Open Lab. for the prospective applicants was held.

2016/10/21 The graduation-thesis interim presentation of B4 was held.

2016/12/19 A joint research meeting and a welcome & convivial party with Mikawa Lab. & Mikawa Lab. of the University of Tsukuba was held.

Our VR Psycho Therapy System (tentative) was on the Nikkei Trendy Magazine 2016 November issue.

"A wearable system with individual cuing for theatrical performance practice" was presented at CRIWG 2016 in Kanazawa, Japan.

"Key-Typing on Teleconference: Collaborative Effort on Cross-Cultural Discussion" was presented at CollabTech2016 in Kanazawa, Japan.

"A Microtask Drawing Generation System that Links with a Commercial Crowdsourcing Site" was presented at CollabTech2016 in Kanazawa, Japan.

"A wearable action cueing system for theatrical performance practice" was presented at CollabTech2016 in Kanazawa, Japan.

"Efficient generation of conductor avatars for the concert by multiple virtual conductors" was presented at CollabTech2016 in Kanazawa, Japan.

ICM Workshop, the annual inter-labs summer camp, was held in Echigo.

2016/06/18 We had an OBOG Gathering Party!

2016/06/16 Naomi Yamashita and Mr.Kuzuoka visited our lab。

Open Lab 2016/06/10(Fri.) 18:00~ Venue:7C204 Speaker:Hanawa, He Title:"","Communication support by a native speaker’s entering keywords on discussion with a non-native speaker -Effects of entering keywords by a native speaker on audio conference-""

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2016/05/19, "Communication support by a native speaker’s entering keywords on discussion with a non-native speaker -Effects of entering keywords by a native speaker on audio conference-" was presented by Hanawa at the HCS conference in Okinawa.[LINK]

We enjoyed lunch party and cherry blossom viewing.

Celebrated the graduation!(2016.03.25)

2016/03/14, "The Relation between Learner's Achievement and Behavior from the Analysis of an Illustrators' Online Community" was presented at the SIG GN conference in Otsuma Women's University.

Had a lunch party at the lab.

Poster presentation was made by Interaction Lab's members The Eighth Communication Design Workshop.

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"A speech speed awareness system for non-native speakers" was published in Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion.

"Investigation of the illustration generated by crowdsourced microtasks" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.4, No.1.

"Effects of distributed auditory localization for multi-participant remote conversation" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.4, No.1.

"Supporting musical performance by a group of personalized virtual conductors" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.4, No.1.

Had a Setsubun party at the lab.

Students from the junior high school at Komaba of the university of Tsukuba visited our lab.

"Influence of dining-progress synchrony in asynchronous video-mediated pseudo co-dining conversation" was published in IPSJ Transactions, Vol.57, No.1.

"A basic drawing generation method by crowdsourced microtasks" was published in IPSJ Transactions, Vol.57, No.1.

Had a Christmas party at the lab.

A joint research meeting with Morita Lab. of the University of Tsukuba was held

A joint research meeting with Mikawa Lab. & Mikawa Lab. of the University of Tsukuba was held.

"Effect of initial image of the Method of generating a drawing by microtasks" was presented at the joint SIG GN & HCS conference in Gifu. (2015.10)

"Proposal of a speech speed awareness system for the conversationally weak persons" will be presented at the joint SIG GN & HCS conference in Gifu. (2015.10)

"Effect of Dining-Progress Synchrony in Asynchronous Video-Mediated Pseudo Co-Dining Conversation" was presented at the Multimedia on Cooking and Eating Activities conference, HCG, IEICE in Tokyo.

"Sychronizing dining progress in video-mediated time-shifted table talk induces more engagement" was presented at CRIWG 2015 in Yerevan, Armenia. (2015.9)

"With a Little Help from My Native Friends: A Method to Boost Non-native's Language Use in Collaborative Work" was presented at IWIN 2015 in Amsterdam. (2015.9)

"Travel Agency Desk Support System Using Interest Degree" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.3, No.2.

ICM Workshop 2015, the annual inter-labs summer camp, was held in Atagawa.

For "Effects of Distributed Auditory Localization for Remote Conversation by Multiple Participants" presented at the IPSJ 9th SIG DCC conference, Noguchi won the 2015 IPSJ Yamashita Research Award.

Interim report by second year graduate students was held.

Senior undergraduate student SATO was accepted by the IPA Mito Project.

"Investigation of the illustration's features by crowdsourced microtasks" was presented at the IPSJ 10th SIG DCC conference in Tokyo.

"Synchronized Dining Progress in Video Induces Viewer's More Active Conversation" was presented at the VRSJ SIG Cyberspace conference in Kumamoto.

Meikei High School students visited.

"Effect of multiple auditory localization for multi-participant remote conversation" was presented at CSCWD2015 in Calabria, Italy.

We enjoyed lunch party and cherry blossom viewing.

"Method of generating a drawing by crowdsourced microtasks" was presented with demonstration at the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Had Interaction joint research workshop 2015 with Takahashi Lab at University of Tsukuba.

We had a Setsubun party at the lab.

"Effects of Distributed Auditory Localization for Remote Conversation by Multiple Participants" was presented at the IPSJ 9th SIG DCC conference in Nagasaki.

"Support of Orchestra Performances by Multiple Virtual Conductors" was presented at the IPSJ 9th SIG DCC conference in Nagasaki.

Had a New Year party at the lab.

"Designing collaborative learning by multiple pedagogical conversational agents" was published in Transactions of IEICE A, Vol.J98-A, No.1.

Had a Christmas party at the lab.

"Distributed auditory positioning for remote conversation by multiple participants" was presented with demonstration at 17th Symposium on Cyberspace and Virtual City in Tokyo.

Had a welcome party for Xiaoyu Song was held.

"Method of creating illustrations by crowd-sourced microtasks" was presented by Sasaki at GN Workshop 2014 in Shizuoka and won the Best Presentation Award.

"User's Communication Behavior in Psuedo Same-room Videoconferencing System BHS" was published in International Journal of Informatics Society, Vol.6, No.2.

Had a yakiniku party as cast party of interim report.

Interim report by the senior undergraduates was held.

Open Lab. for the prospective applicants was held.

"Naturalistic control of conversation by meal: Induction of attentive listening attitude through uneven meal distribution in co-dining" was presented at the ACM UbiComp 2014 Workshop in Seattle.

"Application of an anthropomorphic dining agent to idea generation" was presented at the ACM UbiComp 2014 Workshop in Seattle.

"Difference between standing and seated conversation over meal toward better communication support" was presented at the CollabTech 2014 in Chile.

"Study of face-to-face dyadic conversation behavior on uneven meal distribution setting for designing an attentive listening agent" was presented at the CollabTech 2014 in Chile.

"Surrogate Diner: An interface agent for pseudo co-dining with a remote person" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.2, No.2.

"A dining agent system for comfortable meal to a solo diner" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.2, No.2.

ICM Workshop, the annual inter-labs summer camp, was held in Mt.Tsukuba.

"Study of idea generation support by a dining agent" was presented by Liu at the IPSJ DICOMO 2014 Symposium in Niigata.

Ph.D. candidate Noguchi presented "Behavioral and Psychological difference between standing and seated co-dining" at the VRSJ SIGSBR 2014 Symposium in Yuhuin, Oita.

Co-authored book "Idea Generation Methods and Collaboration Technologies" was published as the Connection to the Future with Digital Series Vol. 23 from Kyoritsu Shuppan.

"A co-dining agent system for solitary eating" was presented by Inoue at the HCS conference in Okinawa.

"Soccer tactics analysis supporting system displaying the player’s actions in virtual space" was presented by Gondo at the CSCWD 2014 in Taiwan.

"Proposal of contact reception support system using an interest level" was presented by Maki at the IPSJ 7th SIG DCC conference in Kanagawa.

"Influence of dining-progress synchrony in time-shifted tele-dining" was presented by Inoue at the ACM CHI 2014 in Tronto, Canada.

Had lunch party and cherry blossom viewing.

The Ninth Communication Design Workshop was held in Tokyo.

Celebrated the graduation on FY 2013.

"Study of auditory positioning for remote conversation by multiple participants" was presented by You at IPSJ SIG Groupware and Network Services in Tokyo.

"Pair programming system based on text chat: A preliminary study on learner-learner interaction" was presented by Sasaki at IPSJ SIG Groupware and Network Services in Tokyo.

"Investigating the relation between behavior and result in pair programming: Talk and work leads to success" was published in the Journal of Information and Systems in Education, Vol.12, No.1.

"Influence of posture in co-dining conversation: Comparison between stand-up and seated conversation over meal" was presented by Noguchi at the HCS conference in Ishikawa.

"Virtual soccer tactics analysis system that used tracking data" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.2, No.1.

Setsubun Party (celebrates the coming of spring) was held on the 3rd of February.

2014 New Year's party was held.

"Asynchronous video-mediated co-dining communication in synchronized dining progress" was presented by Inoue at the HCG Symposium in Ehime.

Joint research "Travel desk support system with a multi-touch table interface" was exhibited at KEIO TECHNO-MALL 2013.

"Toward the operation guidelines for municipal social media account: From the analysis of user’s behavior on Twitter in the Great East Japan Earthquake" was published in International Journal of Informatics Society, Vol.5, No.3.

"Relation between behavior and result in pair programming: Talk and work leads to success" was presented by Inoue at ICCE2013 held in Bali, Indonesia.

Open Lab. for the prospective applicants was held.

"Proposal of an attentive listening agent based on the analysis of face-to-face dyadic conversation behavior on uneven meal distribution setting" was presented by Inoue at the VRSJ SIG Cyberspace conference in Hokkaido.

"Soccer tactics analysis supporting system that visualized the tracking data" was presented by Gondo at the VRSJ SIG Cyberspace conference in Hokkaido.

"User’s communication behavior in the pseudo same-room videoconferencing system" was presented by Inoue at IWIN 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden, and won the Best Paper Award.

The master's-thesis final presentation of Nin was held.

"Collaborative workspace using multiple perspectives for supporting soccer strategy meetings" was published in IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, Vol.1, No.1.

IPSJ Transactions on Digital Content, where Inoue acts as one of the Managing Editors-in-Chief, has been launched.

The graduation-thesis interim presentation of B4 was held.

Welcome party for the new lab member Hanawa was held.

ICM Workshop, the annual inter-labs summer camp, was held in Yugawara.

"An interface agent for pseudo co-dining with a remote person" was presented by Inoue at the IPSJ DICOMO 2013 Symposium in Hokkaido.

"Multi-view is useful for more accurate understanding of object in a virtual soccer field" was presented by Tarukawa at the CSCWD 2013 in Canada.

"Influence of a co-dining agent on a user’s dining" was presented by Inoue at the IPSJ 4th SIG conference in Kanagawa.

" Difference in face-to-face dyadic conversation behavior on uneven mealdistribution settings " was presented by Higaki at the HCS conference in Okinawa.

"Influence on user's communication in BHS videoconferencing: Superimposition of a remote person's figure on the local background" was presented by Inoue at the ACM CHI 2013 in Paris.

Welcome party for the new lab member Ye was held.

"Investigating pair programming learning for seeking success factors in collaboration" was presented by Hu at the IPSJ 87th SIG GN conference in Tokyo.

"The Strategy analysis supporting system that displays the virtual space reproducing the sports game by multiple perspectives" was presented by Gondo at the IPSJ 3rd SIG DCC conference in Tokyo.

The Eighth Communication Design Workshop was held at the Kasuga Area of the University of Tsukuba.

An invited talk titled "Expanding scope of digital content research" was given by Inoue in the Event Program "Encouragement of Digital Content Research" of the 75th National Convention of IPSJ.

"Virtually dining together in time-shifted environment: KIZUNA design" was presented by Inoue at the ACM CSCW 2013 in San Antonio, TX, USA.

A joint research meeting with Kuzuoka Lab. of the University of Tsukuba was held.

"Iterative design of adaptive tabletop dish recommendation by the real-time recognition of dining status" was published on International Journal of Informatics Society, Vol.4, No.1, pp.51-58.

An invited lecture "Media design for enhancing interpersonal communication" was given by Inoue at the Seminar of School of Knowledge Science of Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

"Designing a conversation support system in dining together based on the investigation of actual party" was presented by Otsuka at IEEE SMC 2012 in Seoul.

"Setting the best view of a virtual teacher in a mixed reality physical-task learning support system" was published on Journal of Systems and Software, Special Issue on Collaborative Computing Technologies and Systems.

"A video communication system achieving pseudo same-room communication with a remote user: Being Here System" was presented by Inoue at MVE2012 in Hokkaido.

"People want the primary information: Use and behavior around the official municipal Twitter accounts in the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake" was presented by Inoue at IWIN 2012 in Chamonix France.

"Introducing gestural operation of the viewpoint in a 3D virtual space of a multiple perspectives system" was presented by Tarukawa at CollabTech2012 in Hokkaido.

"The Effect of Meal in Dyadic Video-Mediated Communication" was presented by Furukawa at the HCS conference in Shiga.

ICM Workshop, the annual inter-labs summer camp, was held in Niigata.

"Development of KIZUNA System to Support Time-Shifted Co-Dining" was presented by Nahwahdah at the Sixth International Conference on Collaboration Technologies conference in Hokkaido.

"Automatic Dish Recommendation System for People Dining Together: The Group FDT" was presented by Otsuka at the Sixth International Conference on Collaboration Technologies conference in Hokkaido.

"" was presented by Tarukawa at Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative and Mobile Symposium in Ishikawa.

Seismic reinforcement work of the building was completed in Kasuga area of the University of Tsukuba.

"Development of KIZUNA system capable of time-shifted co-dining communication" was presented by Otsuka at CEA in Tokyo.

"Being Here: Enhancing the presence of a remote person through real-time display integration of the remote figure and the local background" was published on Transactions of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan, Vol.17, No.2, pp.101-109.

"Building a high realistic media space by superimposing a remote person’s figure on the local view" was presented by Inoue at CSCWD 2012 in Wuhan China.

"Jump-in-Ad: Embedding a viewer’s face to an advertisement for increasing attention" was published on International Journal of Informatics Society, Vol.3, No.3, pp.109-115.

"Introducing Gestural Operation of the Viewpoint in a 3D Virtual Space of a Multiple Perspectives System" was presented by Tarukawa at IPSJ SIG Digital Contents Creation in Tokyo.

"The use of Twitter around governmental accounts in and after the Great East Japan Earthquake" was presented by Yoshimura at IPSJ SIG Groupware and Network services in Tokyo.

"The effect of meal to the video communication in long distance two-party conversation" was presented by Furukawa at the HCS conference in Shizuoka.

The Seventh Communication Design Workshop was held in Chiba.

Welcome party for the new lab members, Kawamoto-kun, Shiohara-kun and Higaki-kun, was held.

Seismic reinforcement work of the building began in Kasuga area of the University of Tsukuba.

A lab graduate working for NTT East visited the lab.

"Motion adaptive orientation adjustment of a virtual teacher to support physical task learning" has been published on the Journal of Information Processing, Vol.20, No.1.

"Collaboration estimation in pair-programming learning: Conversation differences between success and failure in problem solving" has been published on IPSJ Journal, Vol.53, No.1.

A lab graduate working for Hitachi visited the lab.

"Virtual theatrical space linked with a physical miniature stage for multiple users' easy image share" has been published on Transactions of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan, Vol.16, No.4.

Joint research "Simultaneous interactions from multiple viewpoints for 3D spatial design" was exhibited at KEIO TECHNO-MALL 2011.

"Toward better collaborative problem-solving in programming learning: use of pair programming and its observation" was presented by Hirai at ICCE2011 Workshop held in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

"Study of relationship between speech and dining behavior in triadic table talk" was presented by Otake at the 80th HIS SIG conference in Tokyo.

Welcome party for the new lab member Liu was held.

"Comparative study of attractive dish arrangements for a tabletop dish recommendation system" was presented by Otsuka at 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics in Anchorage.

"Extending the multi-user tabletop interface by direction-aware physical objects for collaborative work in planning theater production" was presented by Horiuchi at the Fifth International Workshop on Informatics in Venezia, and won the Best Paper Award.

"Adaptive Tabletop Dish Recommendation by the Real-time Recognition of Dining Status" was presented at the Fifth International Workshop on Informatics in Venezia.

The graduation-thesis interim presentation of B4 was held.

"Toward better collaborative problem-solving in programming learning use of pair programming and its observation" was presented by Hirai at the IEICE SIGHCS conference at Kyoto University.

"Effect of meal in triadic table talk: Equalization of speech and gesture between participants" has been published on Transactions of Human Interface Society, Vol.13, No.3.

ICM Workshop, the annual inter-labs summer camp, was held in Izu!

The master's-thesis interim presentation of M2 was held.

Hirai has been employed as a Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

"Helping Physical Task Learning by Automatic Adjustment of a Virtual Teacher's Orientation Angle" was presented by Inoue at CSCWD2011 held in Lausanne, Switzerland.

At the first lab meeting in April. Some members went back their homes. Celebrated for safe meeting again after the disaster.

Poster presentation "Automatic Adjustment of a Virtual Teacher’s Model in a Learning Support System" was made by Inoue at CSCW 2011 held in Hangzhou, China.

Inoue received 2010 Activity Contribution Award from Information Processing Society of Japan.

A talk "Secrets for smooth communication in the modern diverse society" for celebrating the foundation of the NPO "Publishing and media in Wako city" was given by Inoue.

The sixth Communication Design Workshop was held. Nearly 40 people from 4 universities and an enterprise participated and had active discussion with convivial atmosphere.

A lab graduate visited as a recruiter from Dai Nipon Printing.

Three students from the junior high school at Komaba of the university of Tsukuba visited our lab.

"Adaptive tabletop dish recommendation system by the recognition of realtime dining activity of multiple participants" was presented by Otsuka at the IPSJ GN conference in Kagoshima.

"The effect of meal to conversation - from the analysis of three-party table talk -" was presented by Otake at the IEICE SIGHCS conference in Osaka, and evoked active discussion.

We enjoyed a 3D distance camera demonstration.

A lab graduate visited the lab as an university-wide informant from NTT East.

Joint research "Generation of augmented images with tangible interaction" was exhibited at KEIO TECHNO-MALL 2010.

"Analysis of Learners' Activity in a Question-Posing Learning Support System by Association Rule Mining" was presented by Inoue at The 4th International Workshop of Modeling, Management and Generation of Problems/Questions in Technology-Enhanced Learning in the 18th International Conference on Computers in Education at Putrajaya.

"Adaptive tabletop dish recommendation system by the recognition of realtime dining activity" was presented at the 77th IPSJ SIG-GN conference. The presenter Kourai received the Best Presentation Award of the conference. Congratulations!

"The effect of meal to the gestures in three-party conversation" was presented by Otake at the 67th HIS SIG conference in Kanazawa.

Welcome party for the new lab member Hu was held.

"WCR: A Wearable Communication Recorder Triggered by Voice for Impromptu Communication" has been published on the International Journal of Informatics Society, Vol.2, No.2.

"AR Chemistry : Building up augmented reality for learning chemical experiment" has been published on the International Journal of Informatics Society, Vol.2, No.2.

"A system to recommend dishes by the real time recognition of dining activity" was presented at 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics in Istanbul.

"Future Dining Table: Dish recommendation based on dining activity recognition" was presented at the Second IFIP TC 13 Symposium (HCIS 2010) in Brisbane.

"Embedding a Viewer’s Face to an Advertisement for Increasing Attention" was presented at the fourth International Workshop on Informatics in Edinburgh.

"Investigation of the Recommended Dish Arrangement for a Tabletop Dish Recommendation System" was presented by Otsuka at the human interface symposium 2010.

ICM Workshop 2010 was held in Yamanashi.

"Relationship between Learners' Behavior in a Question-posing Learning Support System and the Examination Score" was presented by Hirai at SIG-ALST 59th held in Saitama.

Master's Mid-term Presentation was done.

"Past, present, and the future of the physical and tangible interaction environments" was published on Human Interface, Vol.12, No.2.

"A learning support system based on question-posing by learners and effectiveness of its application to a distributed asynchronous environment" was published on Transactions of Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education, Vol. 27, No. 1.

interaction Lab. 2016