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Yasuyuki KONO, Ph.D. (Information and Computer Science).

Yasuyuki KONO is Professor in Department of Human-System Interaction, School of Science and Technology at Kwansei Gakuin University. He received his Ph.D. from Graduate School of Engineering Science , Osaka University in 1994. He has conducted research on generic framework for intelligent tutoring systems, in particular research on nonmonotonic inductive student modeling. He has also conducted research on multimodal interfaces and on spoken dialog sytems at Research & Development Center, Toshiba Corporation. He has conducted research on multimodal understanding, wearable augmented memory systems, intelligent interfaces, and spoken dialog systems while he was Associate Professor at Graduate School of Information Science, NAIST (Nara Institute of Science & Technology), and his research interests are also on the areas. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, served on the Program Committee of CIRA (International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation), IWSAWC2005, IWSAWC2006 (International Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing), and serves as Finance Chair of ISWC2005 (IEEE 9th International Symposium on Wearable Computers) Organizing Committee. He also served on the Program Committee of Pervasive2004 Workshop on Memory and Sharing of Experiences. He is also a member of ACM and served on the Program Committee of IUI2018 and IUI2006 (International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces). He is an active member of IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan) and serves as Chair of SIG Human-Computer Interaction. He is also a member of JSAI (Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence), and HIS (Human Interface Society).

Information

Publications

Wearable Interfaces/Augmented Memory

  1. K. Tai, Y. Kono. Walking Motion Recognition System by Estimating Position and Pose of Leg Mounted Camera Device Using Visual SLAM, Proc. MobileHCI 2017 (19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services), Article No. 49, doi> 10.1145/3098279.3125437, Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2017.
  2. Y. Kono, Y. Tanaka. A Wearable Handwriting System for Time-Warping Collocation, Adjunct Proc. MobileHCI'16 (18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services), Florence, Italy, Sep. 2016. (Pre-Camera Ready Version)
  3. T. Onishi, R. Tokuami, Y. Kono, S. Nakamura. Personal Photo Browser that can Classify Photos by Participants and Situations, Proc. AVI2012 (International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces), Capri Island, Italy, May 2012. (Pre-Camera Ready Version)
  4. R. Nishide, T. Ushikoshi, S. Nakamura, Y. Kono. Detecting Social Contexts from Bluetooth Device Logs, Adjunct Proc. UbiComp2009 (ACM 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing), Orlando, Frorida, USA, pp. 228-230, Sep. 2009.
  5. Y. Nota, Y. Kono. Augmenting Real-world Objects by Detecting ``Invisible'' Visual Markers, Adjunct Proc. UIST2008 (21st ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology), pp.39-40, Monterey, CA, USA, Oct. 2008.
  6. T. Kawamura, T. Fukuhara, H. Takeda, Y. Kono, M. Kidode. Ubiquitous Memories: a Memory Externalization System using Physical Objects. Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Special Issue on Memory and Sharing of Experiences, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 287-298, Apr. 2007.
  7. T. Kawamura, T. Ueoka, Y. Kono, M. Kidode. Evaluation of View Angle for a First-person Video to Support an Object-finding Task, Proc. ICCS2006 (The 5th International Conference of the Cognitive Science), Vancouver, Canada, Jul. 2006.
  8. Y. Miyake, Y. Kono, N. Saiwaki, T. Kawamura, M. Kidode. Integrating object finding function into everyday fashion, Proc. MU3I 2006 (Third Workshop on Multi-User and Ubiquitous User Interfaces), pp.18-19, Sydney, Australia, Jan. 2006.
  9. T. Kawamura, Y. Kono, M. Kidode. Towards Wearable Cognitive Prostheses for Supporting gWhath and gWhoh Type Memory Activities, Proc. CPAC 2006 (First International Workshop on Cognitive Prostheses and Assisted Communication), Sydney, Australia, Jan. 2006.
  10. S. Murata, T. Kawamura, Y. Kono, M. Kidode, Detecting a Userfs Request to Record Experience by Analyzing Brainwave Information, Proc. ISWC2005 On-Body Sensing Workshop, Osaka, Japan, Oct. 2005.
  11. T. Kawamura, Y. Miyake, T. Shibata, K. Suzuki, K. Nishino, N. Saiwaki, Y. Kono, M. Kidode, A Casual Wear with an Object-finding Support System, Extended Abstract of ISWC2005 (9th IEEE International Conference on Wearable Computers), Demonstration Session D09, Osaka, Japan, Oct. 2005.
  12. T. Kawamura, T. Ueoka, Y. Kiuchi, Y. Kono, M. Kidode, IPH: an Integrated Probabilistic Histogram for Measuring Image Similarity in HSV Color Space, Proc. MVA2005 (9th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications), Tsukuba, Japan, Jun. 2005.
  13. T. Kawamura, T. Uuoka, Y. Kono, M. Kidode. Wearable and Ubiquitous Video Data Management for Computational Augmentation of Human Memory , In Sagarmay Deb (ed) Video Data Management and Information Retrieval, pp.33-76, IRM Press, ISBN 1-59140-571-8, 2004.
  14. T. Kawamura, T. Amagasa, K. Hatano, K. Hisazumi, Y. Kono, S. Murata, T. Ueoka, N. Ukita, J. Miyazaki, T. Nakanishi, A. Fukuda, S. Uemura, and M. Kidode, What is Augmented Memory? -Concept, Design, and Technology- , Proc. 3rd CREST/ISWC Workshop on Advanced Computing and Communicating Techniques for Wearable Information Playing, Arlington, VA, Oct 2004.
  15. T. Ueoka, T. Kawamura, S. Baba, S. Yoshimura, Y. Kono, and M. Kidode, Wearable Camera Device for Supporting Object-Triggered Memory Augmentation, Proc. 3rd CREST/ISWC Workshop on Advanced Computing and Communicating Techniques for Wearable Information Playing, Arlington, VA, Oct 2004.
  16. Satoshi Murata, Tatsuyuki Kawamura, Yasuyuki Kono, and Masatsugu Kidode. Supporting Subject Experience Editing in the Ubiquitous Memories Environment, Proc. RO-MAN2004 (The 2004 IEEE 13th International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication), Sept. 2004.
  17. Takahiro Ueoka, Tatsuyuki Kawamura, Yasuyuki Kono, and Masatsugu Kidode. Functional Evaluation of a Vision-based Object Remembrance Support System, Proc. ICME'04 (The 2004 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo), June 2004.
  18. Y. Kono, and K. Misaki, Remembrance Home: Storage for re-discovering one's life, In Proc. Pervasive2004 Workshop on Memory and Sharing of Experiences, Vienna, Austria, pp.25-30, ISBN4-902401-01-0, Apr. 2004.
  19. T. Kawamura, T. Ueoka, Y. Kono, and M. Kidode, Relational Analysis among Experiences and Real World Objects in the Ubiquitous Memories Environment, In Proc. Pervasive2004 Workshop on Memory and Sharing of Experiences), Vienna, Austria, pp.79-86, Apr. 2004.
  20. Y. Kono, T. Kawamura, T. Ueoka, S. Murata, and M. Kidode, Real World Objects as Media for Augmenting Human Memory, In Proc. MU3I ( Workshop on Multi-User and Ubiquitous User Interfaces), (Technical Report No.83, Department of Computer Science at Saarland University, ISSN 0944-7822), Island of Madeira, Portugal, pp.37-42, Jan. 2004.
  21. T. Kawamura, Y. Kono, M. Kidode, Nice2CU: Managing a Person's Augmented Memory, In Proc. ISWC2003 ( 7th IEEE International Conference on Wearable Computers), NY, USA, Oct. 2003.
  22. T. Ueoka, T. Kawamura, Y. Kono, M. Kidode, I'm Here! : a Wearable Object Remembrance Support System, In Proc. MobileHCI 2003 ( Fifth International Symposium on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, Udine, Italy, Sept. 2003.
  23. T. Kawamura, T. Fukuhara, H. Takeda, Y. Kono, M. Kidode, Ubiquitous Memories: Wearable Interface for Computational Augmentation of Human Memory based on Real World Objects, In Proc. ICCS/ASCS-2003 ( Joint International Conference on Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia, July 2003.
  24. Y. Kono, T. Kawamura, T. Ueoka, S. Murata, and M. Kidode, SARA: A Framework for Augmented Memory Albuming Systems, In Proc. The 2nd CREST Workshop on Advanced Computing and Communicating Techniques for Wearable Information Playing, Nara, Japan, pp.30-34, May 2003.
  25. T. Kawamura, N. Ukita, Y.Kono and M.Kidode, HySIM: A Hybrid-space Image Matching Method for High Speed Location-based Video Retrieval on a Wearable Computer, In Proc. MVA2002 ( IAPR Workshop on Machine Vision Applications), Nara, Japan, pp.94-97, 2002.
  26. T. Kawamura, Y.Kono and M.Kidode, Wearable Interfaces for a Video Diary: towards Memory Retrieval, Exchange, and Transportation, In Proc. ISWC2002 ( 6th International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Seattle, USA), pp.31-38, 2002.
  27. N. Ukita, Y. Kono and M. Kidode, Wearable Vision Interfaces: towards Wearable Information Playing in Daily Life, In Proc. 1st CREST Workshop on Advanced Computing and Communicating Techniques for Wearable Information Playing, pp.47-56, 2002.
  28. T. Kawamura, Y.Kono and M.Kidode, A Novel Video Retrieval Method to Support User's Recollection of Past Events Aiming for Wearable Information Playing, In Shum, H.Y., Liao, M., and Chang, S.F. (eds.) Advances in Multimedia Information Processing - PCM2001 (Proc. The Second IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, Beijing China), Springer LNCS2195, pp.24-31, 2001.

Real-World HCI

  1. Y. Nakagawa, K. Tsukamoto, Y. Kono. Dosukoi-Tap: The Virtual Paper Sumo Game, Proc. ACE2013 (10th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology), Boekelo, the Netherlands, Springer LNCS8253, pp.600-603, Nov. 2013 Poster Photos.
  2. S. Tsuji, Y. Kono. Generation of Roadside Panoramic Images without Obstacles, Proc. AVI2010 (Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces), Roma, Italy, p.416, May 2010.
  3. T. Matsui, T. Imanaka, Y. Kono. Front Environment Recognition of Personal Vehicle using the Image Sensor and Acceleration Sensors for Everyday Computing, J.A. Jacko (Ed.), ``Human-Computer Interaction, 13th HCI International 2009 San Diego, CA, USA, July19-24, Proceedings, Part III,'' Springer LNCS5612, ISBN 978-3-642-02579-2, pp. 151-158, Jul. 2009.

Robot Architecture/Navigation

  1. Akihiro Kobayashi, Yasuyuki Kono, Atsushi Ueno, Izuru Kume, and Masatsugu Kidode. Personalization of Dynamically Loaded Service Programs Keeping Human-Robot Communication Channel, Proc. RO-MAN2004 (The 2004 IEEE 13th International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication), Sept. 2004.
  2. V. Setalaphruk, A. Ueno, I. Kume, Y. Kono, M. Kidode, Robot Navigation in Corridor Environments Using Sketch Floor Map, In Proc. CIRA2003 ( The 5th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation), Kobe, Japan, July 2003.
  3. A. Kobayashi, Y. Kono, A. Ueno, I. Kume, M. Kidode, Robot Middleware Architecture Mediating Familiarity-Oriented and Environment-Oriented Behaviors, In Proc. CIRA2003 ( The 5th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation , Kobe, Japan, July 2003.

Spoken Dialogue Systems/Multimodal Interface

  1. Detection of assessment patterns in ordinary triadic conversation , In T. Washio, A, Sakurai, S. Tojo, and M. Yokoo (eds.) New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, Springer Berlin, LNCS 4012, ISBN 3-540-35470-0, pp.389-400, 2006.
  2. K. Takanashi, E. Fujimoto, Y. Kono, K. Takeuchi, and H. Isahara. Detection of Assessment Patterns in Ordinary Triadic Conversation, Proc. International Workshop on Conversational Informatics , Kita-Kyushu, Japan, 13-14 June 2005.
  3. Y.Kono, T.Yano, T.Ikeda, T.Chino, K.Suzuki and H.Kanazawa, Animated Interface Agent Applying ATMS-based Multimodal Input Interpretation, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Vol.13, pp.487-518, 1999.
  4. M.Sasajima, T.Yano and Y.Kono, EUROPA: A Generic Framework for Developing Spoken Dialogue Systems, Proc. Eurospeech99, pp.1163-1166, 1999.
  5. Y.Kono, T.Yano and M.Sasajima, A Generic Framework for Spoken Dialogue Systems and Its Application to a Car Navigation Task, Proc. IEEE/JSAI International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC'99), pp.728-733, 1999.
  6. Y.Kono, T.Yano and M.Sasajima, BTH: An Efficient Parsing Algorithm for Word-Spotting, Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP'98), pp.2067-2070, 1998.

Intelligent Tutoring Systems

  1. Y.Kono, M.Ikeda and R.Mizoguchi, THEMIS: A Nonmonotonic Inductive Student Modeling System (Photocopy version, with pictures), Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, Vol.5, No.3, pp.371-413, 1994.
  2. Y.Kono, M.Ikeda and R.Mizoguchi, An Inductive Student Modeling Method which Deals with Student Contradiction, IEICE Trans. Info. & Sys., Vol.E77-D, No.1, pp.39-48, 1994.

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