Yutaka Ishii

Japanese version

*Affiliation*

Associate Professor

Department of Systems Engineering,
Faculty of Computer Science and System Engineering,
Okayama Prefectural University

E-mail: ishii[at]cse.oka-pu.ac.jp


*Education*


Mar., 2003.


Mar., 2000.


Mar., 1998.



Graduate from Okayama Prefectural University.
(Graduate School of System Engineering) <D.E.>

Graduate from Okayama Prefectural University.
(Graduate School of System Engineering) <M.E.>

Graduate from Okayama Prefectural University.
(Department of System Engineering) <B.E.>

*Career*


Oct., 2013.

Apl., 2011.

Oct., 2003.

Apl., 2003.



Associate Professor, Okayama Prefectural University

Assistant Professor, Okayama Prefectural University

Assistant Professor, Kobe University

Researcher, CREST of Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST)



*Fields of Research*

Human Interface, Embodied Communication, Nonvarbal Interface, Avatar Interaction, Physiological Information Processing.


*Member of the Following Societies*

Human Interface Society, Information Processing Society of Japan, the Japanese Cognitive Science Society, Japan Ergonomics Society.


*Awards*

Mar., 2004. Human Interface Society, the Best Paper Award.

Mar., 2003. The Information Processing Society of Japan, Best Paper Award for Young Researcher of IPSJ National Convention.

Mar., 2002. Human Interface Society, the Best Paper Award.

Mar., 2000. Human Interface Society, Best Paper Award for Young Researcher of Human Interface Symposium.

Jan., 2000. IEEE Hiroshima Section Student Subcommittee, the Best Presentation Award.


*Papers*

2016 Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe and Y. Sejima: Development of an Embodied Avatar System using Avatar-Shadow's Color Expressions with an Interaction-activated Communication Model; Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI 2016) pp.337-340, Oct. 4, 2016.

2015 K. Esaki, S. Inoue, T. Watanabe and Y. Ishii: An Embodied Entrainment Avatar-Shadow System to Support Avatar Mediated Communication; Proc. of the 24th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2015), pp.419-424, Aug. 31, 2015.

M. Yamamoto, N. Takabayashi, T. Watanabe and Y. Ishii: A Nursing Communication Education Support System with the Function of Reflection; Proc. of the 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2015), pp.912-917, Dec. 11, 2015.

2014 M. Yamamoto, N. Takabayashi, K. Ono, T. Watanabe and Y. Ishii: Development of a Nursing Communication Education Support System Using Nurse-Patient Embodied Avatars with a Smile and Eyeball Movement Model; Proc. of the 2014 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2014), pp.175-180, Dec. 13, 2014.

S. Inoue, K. Esaki, T. Watanabe and Y. Ishii: Development of an Embodied Entrainment Avatar-Shadow System for Avatar-Mediated Communication Support; Proc. of the 2014 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2014), pp.181-185, Dec. 13, 2014.

M. Kohara, H. Shikata, T. Watanabe and Y. Ishii: Speech-Driven Embodied Entrainment Character System with Emotional Expressions and Motions by Speech Recognition; Proc. of the 2014 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2014), pp.431-435, Dec. 13, 2014.

Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: Evaluation of a Video Communication System with Speech-Driven Embodied Entrainment Audience Characters with Partner's Face; Proc. of the Second International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI 2014) pp.221-224, Oct. 30, 2014.
2013 Tomohiro Takada, Shiho Nakayama, Yutaka Ishii and Tomio Watanabe: Superimposed Self-Character Mediated Video Chat System for a Face-to-Face Interaction Base on the Detection of Talker's Face Angles; Proc. of the 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot In interaction, HRI 2013 Demonstration Session, D14, Mar. 4, 2013.
2012 Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: E-VChat: A Video Communication System in Which a Speech-driven Embodied Entrainment Character Working with Head Motion is Superimposed for a Virtual Face-to-face Scene; Proc. of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2012), pp.191-196, Sep. 10, 2012.

Y. Nomura, T. Watanabe, Y. Ishii, and Y. Sejima: An Embodied Virtual Communication System with Speech-driven Embodied Entrainment Objects; Proc. of First International Symposium on Socially and Technically Symbiotic Systems (STSS2012),No.32, pp.1-6, Aug. 29, 2012.

T. Takada, Y. Ishii, and T. Watanabe: Development of an Embodied Video Communication System with a Superimposed Entrainment Character Driven by Voice and Head Motion Inputs; Proc. of First International Symposium on Socially and Technically Symbiotic Systems (STSS2012), No.40, pp.1-4, Aug. 29, 2012.

M. Takemura, T. Watanabe, and Y. Ishii: Development of a Typing-driven Embodied Entrainment Character Chat System for Three Users; Proc. of First International Symposium on Socially and Technically Symbiotic Systems (STSS2012), No.41, pp.1-4, 2012-8.

Y. Ishii, T. Takada, and T. Watanabe: A Proposal of Video Communication System in Which Talker's Avatar is Superimposed for a Virtual Face-to-Face Scene; Proc. of The Sixth International Conference on Collaboration Technologies (CollabTech 2012), pp.147-148, Aug. 27, 2012.
2011 Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: Embodied Communication Support Using a Presence Sharing System under Teleworking; Proc. of 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2011), pp.41-45, Jul. 9, 2011.

Y. Sejima, Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: A Virtual Audience System for Enhancing Embodied Interaction Based on Conversational Activity; Proc. of 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2011), pp.180-189, Jul. 9, 2011.
2010 Y. Ishii, Y. Sejima, and T. Watanabe: Effects of Delayed Presentation of Self-Embodied Avatar Motion with Network Delay; Proc. of the 4th International Universal Communication Symposium (IUCS2010), pp.261-266, Oct. 19, 2010.

J. Kamahara, T. Nagamatsu, M. Tada, Y. Kaieda and Y. Ishii: Instructional Video Content Employing User Behavior Analysis: Time Dependent Annotation with Levels of Detail; Proc. of 18th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2010), LNCS/6075, pp.87-98, Springer-Verlag, Jun. 20, 2010.

J. Kamahara, T. Nagamatsu, Y. Kaieda and Y. Ishii: Behavioral Analysis using Cumulative Playback Time for Identifying Task Hardship of Instruction Video; Proc. of the 2010 International Workshop on Multimedia and Semantic Technologies (MUST 2010), pp.1-6, May 23, 2010.

2009 Y. Ishii, K. Osaki, and T. Watanabe: Ghatcha: GHost Avatar on a Telework CHAir; Proc. of HCI International 2009, pp.216-225, Jul. 24, 2009.

Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: Development of a Virtual Presence Sharing System Using a Telework Chair; Progress in Robotics, Springer, Communications in Computer and Information Science(CCIS) 44, pp.173-178, Aug. 16, 2009 (FIRA RoboWorld Congress 2009).

J. Kamahara, T. Nagamatsu, Y. Fukuhara, Y. Kaieda and Y. Ishii: Method for Identifying Task Hardships by Analyzing Operational Logs of Instruction Videos; Proc. of 4th International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies (SAMT2009), LNCS/5887, pp.161-164, Springer-Verlag, Dec. 3, 2009.

2008 Y. Ishii, K. Osaki, T. Watanabe, and Y. Ban: Evaluation of Embodied Avatar Manipulation Based on Talker's Hand Motion by Using 3D Trackball; Proc. of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2008), pp.653-658, Aug. 3, 2008.

2007 Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: An Embodied Avatar Mediated Communication System with VirtualActor for Human Interaction Analysis; Proc. of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2007), pp.37-42, 2007.

2004 T. Watanabe, M. Ogikubo and Y. Ishii: Visualization of Respiration in the Embodied Virtual Communication System and Its Evaluation; International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJHCI), Vol.17, No.1, pp.89-102, 2004.

Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: An Embodied Video Communication System in which Own VirtualActor is Superimposed for Virtual Face-to-face Scene; Proc. of the 13th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2004), pp.461-466, 2004.

2001 Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: Effects of the Arrangement of VirtualActors on Human Interaction by Using the Embodied Virtual Communication System; The International Symposium on Measurement, Analysis and Modeling of Human Functions (ISHF 2001), pp.269-274, 2001.

2000 T. Watanabe, M. Okubo and Y. Ishii: An Embodied Virtual Face-to-Face Communication System with Virtual Actor and Virtual Wave for Human Interaction Sharing; Proc. of World Multi-conference on Systems, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI.2000), III, pp.146-151, 2000.

Y. Ishii and T. Watanabe: Evaluation of an Embodied Virtual Communication System for Human Interaction Analysis by Synthesis; Proc. of the 9th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2000), pp.29-34, 2000.