Author: Ryohei Nakatsu

Ryohei Nakatsu received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Kyoto University in 1969, 1971 and 1982 respectively. After joining NTT in 1971, he mainly worked on speech recognition technology. In 1994, he joined ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute) as the president of ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories. In 2002 he became a professor at School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University. Since March of 2008 he is a professor at National University of Singapore (NUS) and a director of Interactive & Digital Media Institute (IDMI) at NUS. His research interests include interactive media, entertainment technologies and communication robot/agent. In 1978, he received Young Engineer Award from the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Japan (IEICE-J). In 1996, the best paper award from the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia. In 1999, 2000 and 2001, Telecom System Award from Telecommunication System Foundation and the best paper award from Virtual Reality Society of Japan. In 2000, the best paper award from Artificial Intelligence Society of Japan. He is a fellow of the IEEE and the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Japan (IEICE-J). He is a member of various academic societies such as IEEE, ACM, IEICE-J, the Acoustical Society of Japan, Information Processing Society of Japan, Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence., and so on. Also he is a chair of IFIP Technical Committee on Entertainment Computing.


Publication period start: 1990
Publication period end: 2012
Number of co-authors: 23


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Nimesha Ranasinghe
Adrian David Cheok
Naoko Tosa

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Benjamin Lok
Gudrun Klinker
Adrian David Cheok


Shinozaki, Kuniya, Iwatani, Akitsugu, Nakatsu, Ryohei (2007): Concept and Construction of a Robot Dance System. In IJVR, 6 (3) pp. 29-34.

Imai, Michita, Hiraki, Kazuo, Miyasato, Tsutomu, Nakatsu, Ryohei, Anzai, Yuichiro (2003): Interaction With Robots: Physical Constraints on the Interpretation of Demonstrative Prono. In International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 16 (2) pp. 367-384.

Nakatsu, Ryohei (1990): Anser: An Application of Speech Technology to the Japanese Banking Industry. In IEEE Computer, 23 (8) pp. 43-48.

Miyazaki, Koji, Nagai, Yurika, Nakatsu, Ryohei (2006): Architecture of an authoring system to support the creation of interactive contents. In: Ishii, Hiroshi, Lee, Newton, Natkin, Stéphane, Tsushima, Katsuhide (eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology - ACE 2006 June 14-16, 2006, Hollywood, California, USA. pp. 108.

Tang, Jinshan, Nakatsu, Ryohei (2000): A Head Gesture Recognition Algorithm. In: Tan, Tieniu, Shi, Yuanchun, Gao, Wen (eds.) Advances in Multimodal Interfaces - ICMI 2000 - Third International Conference October 14-16, 2000, Beijing, China. pp. 72-80.

Nakatsu, Ryohei (1998): Social, Psychological and Artistic Aspects of the Human Interface. In: Ishida, Toru (eds.) Community Computing and Support Systems, Social Interaction in Networked Communities June, 1998, Kyoto, Japan. pp. 94-107.

Tosa, Naoko, Nakatsu, Ryohei (2000): Interactive Art for Zen: \"Unconscious Flow. In: IV 2000 , 2000, . pp. 535-540.

Nakatsu, Ryohei, Tadenuma, Makoto, Maekawa, Tadao (2001): Computer technologies that support Kansei expression using the body. In: ACM Multimedia 2001 , 2001, . pp. 358-364.

Nakatsu, Ryohei, Nicholson, Joy, Tosa, Naoko (1999): Emotion recognition and its application to computer agents with spontaneous interactive ca. In: ACM Multimedia 1999 , 1999, . pp. 343-351.

Nakatsu, Ryohei, Tosa, Naoko, Ochi, Takeshi (1998): Interactive Movie System with Multi-Person Participation and Anytime Interaction Capabilit. In: ACM Multimedia 1998 , 1998, . pp. 129-137.

Tosa, Naoko, Nakatsu, Ryohei (1998): Interactive Poem System. In: ACM Multimedia 1998 , 1998, . pp. 115-118.

Iwata, Hiroo, Nakatsu, Ryohei, Hollerbach, John M., Kramer, James F., Massie, Thomas (2000): The Haptic Interfaces of the Next Decade (Panel). In: VR 2000 , 2000, . pp. 241-.

Lok, Benjamin, Klinker, Gudrun, Nakatsu, Ryohei (eds.) IEEE Virtual Reality Conference, VR 2010 March 20-24, 2010, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.

Wei, Jun, Cheok, Adrian David, Nakatsu, Ryohei (2012): Let's have dinner together: evaluate the mediated co-dining experience. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces , 2012, . pp. 225-228.

Ranasinghe, Nimesha, Cheok, Adrian David, Nakatsu, Ryohei (2012): Taste/IP: the sensation of taste for digital communication. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces , 2012, . pp. 409-416.