Yoshifumi Kitamura

Ph.D

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http://www.riec.tohoku.ac.jp/~kitamura/
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Tohoku University (http://www.tohoku.ac.jp/english/)
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Yoshifumi Kitamura received M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering from Osaka University in 1987 and 1996, respectively. From 1987 to 1992, he was at the Information Systems Research Center of Canon Inc. From 1992 to 1996, he was a researcher at the ATR Communication Systems Research Laboratories. From 1997, he was an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering and Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University. Since April 2010, he has been a Professor at the Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Japan. His current research interests include interactive content design and 3D user interfaces.

Publication Statistics

Publication period start
1993
Publication period end
2012
Number of co-authors
101

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Publications

Takashima, Kazuki, Fujita, Kazuyuki, Itoh, Yuichi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi (2012): Elastic scroll for multi-focus interactions. In: Adjunct Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology , 2012, . pp. 19-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2380296.2380307

Karnik, Abhijit, Henderson, Archie, Dean, Andrew, Pang, Howard, Campbell, Thomas, Sakurai, Satoshi, Herrmann, Guido, Izadi, Shahram, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Subramanian, Sriram (2011): VORTEX: design and implementation of an interactive volumetric display. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2011 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2011, . pp. 2017-2022. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1979742.1979870

Nakajima, Kosuke, Itoh, Yuichi, Tsukitani, Takayuki, Fujita, Kazuyuki, Takashima, Kazuki, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2011): FuSA2 touch display. In: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces , 2011, . pp. D5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2076354.2076421

Nakajima, Kosuke, Itoh, Yuichi, Tsukitani, Takayuki, Fujita, Kazuyuki, Takashima, Kazuki, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2011): FuSA touch display: a furry and scalable multi-touch display. In: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces , 2011, . pp. 35-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2076354.2076361

Shoemaker, Garth, Tsukitani, Takayuki, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Booth, Kellogg S. (2010): Whole body large wall display interfaces. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2010, . pp. 4809-4812. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1753846.1754236

Figueroa, Pablo, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kuntz, Sebastien, Vanacken, Lode, Maesen, Steven, Weyer, Tom De, Notelaers, Sofie, Octavia, Johanna Renny, Beznosyk, Anastasiia, Coninx, Karin, Bacim, Felipe, Kopper, Regis, Leal, Anamary, Ni, Tao, Bowman, Doug A. (2010): 3DUI 2010 Contest Grand Prize Winners. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 30 (6) pp. 86-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MCG.2010.108

Fujita, Kazuyuki, Itoh, Yuichi, Takashima, Kazuki, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Tsukitani, Takayuki, Kishino, Fumio (2010): Anchored navigation: coupling panning operation with zooming and tilting based on the anch. In: Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Graphics Interface , 2010, . pp. 233-240. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/4713060.1839255

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kikukawa, Tetsuya, Mieda, Satoshi, Kunita, Yotaka, Isogai, Megumi, Kimata, Hideaki (2010): Image-based 3D telecopier: a system for sharing a 3D object by multiple groups of people a. In: Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology , 2010, . pp. 51-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1889863.1889871

Kikukawa, Tetsuya, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Ohno, Tsubasa, Sakurai, Satoshi, Yamaguchi, Tokuo, Kishino, Fumio, Kunita, Yutaka, Isogai, Megumi, Kimata, Hideaki, Matsuura, Norihiko (2010): An image-based system for sharing a 3D object by transmitting to remote locations. In: Lok, Benjamin, Klinker, Gudrun, Nakatsu, Ryohei (eds.) IEEE Virtual Reality Conference, VR 2010 March 20-24, 2010, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. pp. 277-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/VR.2010.5444766

Shoemaker, Garth, Tsukitani, Takayuki, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Booth, Kellogg S. (2010): Body-centric interaction techniques for very large wall displays. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2010, . pp. 463-472. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1868914.1868967

Bowman, Doug A., Frohlich, Bernd, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Stuerzlinger, Wolfgang (2009): Current trends in 3D user interface research. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67 (3) pp. 223-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2008.10.003

Maekawa, Takuya, Itoh, Yuichi, Kawai, Norifumi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2009): MADO interface: a window like a tangible user interface to look into the virtual world. In: Villar, Nicolas, Izadi, Shahram, Fraser, Mike, Benford, Steve (eds.) TEI 2009 - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction February 16-18, 2009, Cambridge, UK. pp. 175-180. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1517664.1517704

Sakurai, Satoshi, Itoh, Yuichi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Nacenta, Miguel A., Yamaguchi, Tokuo, Subramanian, Sriram, Kishino, Fumio (2008): A Middleware for Seamless Use of Multiple Displays. In: Graham, T. C. Nicholas, Palanque, Philippe A. (eds.) DSV-IS 2008 - Interactive Systems. Design, Specification, and Verification, 15th International Workshop July 16-18, 2008, Kingston, Canada. pp. 252-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70569-7_23

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Rong, Rong, Hirano, Yoshinori, Asai, Kazuhiro, Kishino, Fumio (2008): Video agent: interactive autonomous agents generated from real-world creatures. In: Feiner, Steven K., Thalmann, Daniel, Guitton, Pascal, Frohlich, Bernd, Kruijff, Ernst, Hachet, Martin (eds.) VRST 2008 - Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology October 27-29, 2008, Bordeaux, France. pp. 30-38. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1450579.1450586

Sakurai, Satoshi, Yamaguchi, Tokuo, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Itoh, Yuichi, Fukazawa, Ryo, Kishino, Fumio, Nacenta, Miguel A., Subramanian, Sriram (2008): M3: multi-modal interface in multi-display environment for multi-users. In: ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA artgallery emerging technologies , 2008, Singapore. pp. 45.

Takashima, Kazuki, Subramanian, Sriram, Tsukitani, Takayuki, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2008): Acquisition of Off-Screen Object by Predictive Jumping. In: Lee, Seongil, Choo, Hyunseung, Ha, Sungdo, Shin, In Chul (eds.) Computer-Human Interaction 8th Asia-Pacific Conference - APCHI 2008 July 6-9, 2008, Seoul, Korea. pp. 301-310. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-70585-7_34

Hamazaki, Hirofumi, Kitaoka, Shinya, Ozaki, Maya, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Lindeman, Robert W., Kishino, Fumio (2008): Extracting camera-control requirements and camera movement generation in a 3D virtual envi. In: Inakage, Masa, Cheok, Adrian David (eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology - ACE 2008 December 3-5, 2008, Yokohama, Japan. pp. 126-129. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1501750.1501779

Bowman, Doug A., Coquillart, Sabine, Froehlich, Bernd, Hirose, Michitaka, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kiyokawa, Kiyoshi, Stürzlinger, Wolfgang (2008): 3D User Interfaces: New Directions and Perspectives. In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 28 (6) pp. 20-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MCG.2008.109

Sakurai, Satoshi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Subramanian, Sriram, Kishino, Fumio (2008): Visibility control using revolving polarizer. In: Third IEEE International Workshop on Tabletops and Interactive Surfaces Tabletop 2008 October 1-3, 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. pp. 161-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TABLETOP.2008.4660200

Takashima, Kazuki, Omori, Yasuko, Yoshimoto, Yoshiharu, Itoh, Yuich, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2008): Effects of Avatar\'s Blinking Animation on Person Impressions. In: Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Graphics Interface May 28-30, 2008, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. pp. 169-176.

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Nakashima, Takashi, Tanaka, Keisuke, Johkoh, Takeshi (2007): The IllusionHole for Medical Applications. In: Sherman, William R., Lin, Ming C., Steed, Anthony (eds.) IEEE Virtual Reality Conference, VR 2007 10-14 March, 2007, Charlotte, NC, USA. pp. 231-234. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VR.2007.352488

Nacenta, Miguel A., Sakurai, Satoshi, Yamaguchi, Tokuo, Miki, Yohei, Itoh, Yuichi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Subramanian, Sriram, Gutwin, Carl (2007): E-conic: a perspective-aware interface for multi-display environments. In: Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology October 7-10, 2007, Newport, Rhode Island, USA. pp. 279-288. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1294211.1294260

Yamaguchi, Tokuo, Subramanian, Sriram, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2007): Strategic Tabletop Negotiations. In: Baranauskas, Maria Cecília Calani, Palanque, Philippe A., Abascal, Julio, Barbosa, Simone Diniz Junqueira (eds.) DEGAS 2007 - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Design and Evaluation of e-Government Applications and Services September 11th, 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. pp. 169-182. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-74800-7_13

Kitaoka, Shinya, Noma, Tsukasa, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Yamamoto, Kunio (2007): Inverse rendering for artistic paintings. In: Braz, José, Vázquez, Pere-Pau, Pereira, João Madeiras (eds.) GRAPP 2007 - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications Volume GM-R March 8-11, 2007, Barcelona, Spain. pp. 293-298.

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Nakayama, Tomokazu, Nakashima, Takashi, Yamamoto, Sumihiko (2006): The illusionhole with polarization filters. In: Slater, Mel, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Tal, Ayellet, Amditis, Angelos, Chrysanthou, Yiorgos (eds.) VRST 2006 - Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology November 1-3, 2006, Limassol, Cyprus. pp. 244-251. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1180495.1180546

Murakami, Norishige, Onishi, Katsuhiko, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2005): Modeling of Trees with 3D Gestures and Growth Simulation. In: Kjems, Eric, Blach, Roland (eds.) Proceedings of the 9th Int. Workshop on Immersive Projection Technology - 11th Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Environments - IPT-EGVE 2005 , 2005, Aalborg, Denmark. pp. 97-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.2312/EGVE/IPT_EGVE2005/097-104

Asano, Takeshi, Sharlin, Ehud, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Takashima, Kazuki, Kishino, Fumio (2005): Predictive interaction using the delphian desktop. In: Proceedings of the 2005 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology , 2005, . pp. 133-141. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1095034.1095058

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Douko, Ken\'ichi, Kitayama, Makoto, Kishino, Fumio (2005): Object deformation and force feedback for virtual chopsticks. In: Singh, Gurminder, Lau, Rynson W. H., Chrysanthou, Yiorgos, Darken, Rudolph P. (eds.) VRST 2005 - Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology November 7-9, 2005, Monterey, CA, USA. pp. 211-219. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1101616.1101659

Ichida, Hiroyasu, Itoh, Yuichi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2004): Interactive Retrieval of 3D Virtual Shapes using Physical Objects. In: IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2004 VR 2004 27-31 March, 2004, Chicago, IL, USA. pp. 231-232. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/VR.2004.47

Frohlich, Bernd, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Bowman, Doug A. (2004): Beyond Wand and Glove Based Interaction. In: IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2004 VR 2004 27-31 March, 2004, Chicago, IL, USA. pp. 268.

Watanabe, Ryoichi, Itoh, Yuichi, Asai, Masatsugu, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio, Kikuchi, Hideo (2004): The soul of ActiveCube: implementing a flexible, multimodal, three-dimensional spatial tan. In Computers in Entertainment, 2 (4) pp. 15. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1037851.1037874

Ichida, Hiroyasu, Itoh, Yuichi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2004): Interactive retrieval of 3D shape models using physical objects. In: Schulzrinne, Henning, Dimitrova, Nevenka, Sasse, Martina Angela, Moon, Sue B., Lienhart, Rainer (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on Multimedia October 10-16, 2004, New York, NY, USA. pp. 692-699. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1027527.1027685

Watanabe, Ryoichi, Itoh, Yuichi, Asai, Masatsugu, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio, Kikuchi, Hideo (2004): The soul of ActiveCube: implementing a flexible, multimodal, three-dimensional spatial tan. In: Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology June 3-5, 2004, Singapore. pp. 173-180. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1067343.1067364

Naito, Satoshi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2004): Steering Law in an Environment of Spatially Coupled Style with Matters of Pointer Size and. In: Masoodian, Masood, Jones, Steve, Rogers, Bill (eds.) Computer Human Interaction 6th Asia Pacific Conference - APCHI 2004 June 29 - July 2, 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand. pp. 305-316. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/3101/31010305.htm

Sharlin, Ehud, Watson, Benjamin, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio, Itoh, Yuichi (2004): On tangible user interfaces, humans and spatiality. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 8 (5) pp. 338-346. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00779-004-0296-5

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Yamaguchi, Yoshihisa, Hiroshi, Imamizu, Kishino, Fumio, Kawato, Mitsuo (2003): Things happening in the brain while humans learn to use new tools. In: Cockton, Gilbert, Korhonen, Panu (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 5-10, 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. pp. 417-424.

Fukatsu, Shinji, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2003): Manipulation of Viewpoints in 3D Environment Using Interlocked Motion of Coordinate Pairs. In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction , 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp. 327.

Onishi, Katsuhiko, Hasuike, Shoichi, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (2003): Interactive modeling of trees by using growth simulation. In: VRST 2003 - Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology October 1-3, 2003, Osaka, Japan. pp. 66-72. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1008653.1008667

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Ogata, Susumu, Kishino, Fumio (2002): A manipulation environment of virtual and real objects using a magnetic metaphor. In: Shi, Jiaoying, Hodges, Larry F., Sun, Hanqiu, Peng, Qunsheng (eds.) VRST 2002- Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology November 11-13, 2002, Hong Kong, China. pp. 201-207. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/585740.585774

Sharlin, Ehud, Itoh, Yuichi, Watson, Benjamin, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Sutphen, Steve, Liu, Lili (2002): Cognitive cubes: a tangible user interface for cognitive assessment. In: Terveen, Loren (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2002 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 20-25, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp. 347-354.

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Higashi, Tomohiko, Iida, Takayuki, Kishino, Fumio (2001): Interactive Computer Animation of Hand Gestures using Status Estimation with Multiple Regr. In Comput. Graph. Forum, 20 (3) pp. .

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Higashi, Tomohiko, Masaki, Toshihiro, Kishino, Fumio (1999): Virtual Chopsticks: Object Manipulation using Multiple Exact Interactions. In: VR 1999 , 1999, . pp. 198-204. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/vr/1999/0093/00/00930198abs.htm

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Yee, Amy, Kishino, Fumio (1998): A Sophisticated Manipulation Aid in a Virtual Environment using Dynamic Constraints among . In Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 7 (5) pp. 460-477.

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Smith, Andrew, Takemura, Haruo, Kishino, Fumio (1998): A Real-Time Algorithm for Accurate Collision Detection for Deformable Polyhedral Objects. In Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 7 (1) pp. 36-52.

Fukatsu, Shinji, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Masaki, Toshihiro, Kishino, Fumio (1998): Intuitive control of \"bird\'s eye\" overview images for navigation in an enormous virtual. In: VRST 1998 , 1998, . pp. 67-76. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/293701.293710

Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (1997): Consolidated manipulation of virtual and real objects. In: VRST 1997 , 1997, . pp. 133-138. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/261135.261160

Chanezon, Alain, Takemura, Haruo, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Kishino, Fumio (1993): A Study of an Operator Assistant for Virtual Space. In: VR 1993 , 1993, . pp. 492-498.

Slater, Mel, Kitamura, Yoshifumi, Tal, Ayellet, Amditis, Angelos, Chrysanthou, Yiorgos (eds.) VRST 2006 - Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology November 1-3, 2006, Limassol, Cyprus.