Kazutaka Kurihara

PhD (Information Science and Technology)

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Tsuda University

2012 Ig nobel acoustics prize winner.

Outside CTO at coolied Inc. 


Working Address:
2-1-1, Tsuda-machi, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo, 1878577, JAPAN
E-mail: qurihara [ at ] gmail.com
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Research Interest

My research interest includes communication support systems, multi-modal UIs, and entertainment computing. 


Projects

Publications

Lists only the publication in English. I have many other publications in Japanese. See Japanese site.

[Journal articles with reviews] 

Yohei Tutiya and Kazutaka Kurihara,"Parimutuel system of the Japanese race track: Voting and ranking  process,", Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, Vol.9, No.2, pp.27-39, 2015. Site

NAGANO Naoshi, KURIHARA Kazutaka, WATANABE Yuta, FUJIMURA Yuichi, MINAZUKI Akinori, HAYASHI Hidehiko, "Development and Evaluation of an Electronic Whiteboard Interface Using Multi-touch and Pie Menus," Educational technology research, Vol.34, No.1(2011), 217-227. CiNii

[Proceeding articles with reviews, first author]

Kazutaka Kurihara, Akari Itaya, Aiko Uemura, Tetsuro Kitahara, and Katashi Nagao: "Picognizer: A JavaScript Library for Detecting and Recognizing Synthesized Sounds," Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2017), pp.339-359, December 2017. (Bronze Paper Award)

Kazutaka Kurihara: "Toolification of Games: Achieving Non-game Purposes in the Redundant Spaces of Existing Games," Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2015), pp.31:1-31:5, November 2015. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2832965&picked=formats

Kazutaka Kurihara, Yoko Sasaki, Jun Ogata, and Masataka Goto: "Two-level Fast-forwarding Using Speech Detection for Rapidly Perusing Video," Proceedings of the 5th Augmented Human International Conference (AH'17), pp.19:1-19:2, March 2014. DOI=10.1145/2582051.2582070 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2582051.2582070

Kazutaka Kurihara, Masakazu Takasu, Haruyuki Seki, Takayuki Narabu, Mitsuho Yamamoto, Tetsu Iida, Hiroyuki Yamamoto: "A Face-Like Structure Detection on Planet and Satellite Surfaces Using Image," Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2013), Springer LNCS 8253, p.564, November 2013.

Kazutaka Kurihara and Koji Tsukada: "SpeechProtector: A Speech Protection System for Preventing Reporting Bias," Proceedings of HCI International 2013 - Posters’ Extended Abstracts Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol.374, pp.740-744, July 2013.

Kazutaka Kurihara: "CinemaGazer: A System for Watching Videos at Very High Speed," Proceedings of the 11th International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI'12), pp.108-115, May 2012. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara, Naoshi Nagano, Yuta Watanabe, Yuichi Fujimura, Akinori Minaduki, Hidehiko Hayashi, and Yohei Tutiya: "Toward Localizing Audiences' Gaze Using a Multi-touch Electronic Whiteboard with sPieMenu," Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI'11), pp.379-382, February 2011. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara, Toshio Mochizuki, Hiroki Oura, Mio Tsubakimoto, Toshihisa Nishimori, Jun Nakahara, Yuhei Yamauchi, and Katashi Nagao: "Linearity and Synchrony: Quantitative Metrics for Slide-based Presentation Methodology," Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces and the 7th Workshop on Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction (ICMI-MLMI 2010), pp.33:1-33:4, November 2010. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara, Toshio Mochizuki, Hiroki Oura, Mio Tsubakimoto, Toshihisa Nishimori, Jun Nakahara, Yuhei Yamaguchi, and Shin’ichi Watanabe: "Borderless Canvas: Development of a Multi-display Discussion Software for Knowledge-emergent Presentations," Proceedings of ED-MEDIA World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, pp.3676-3681, June 2009. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara, Masataka Goto, Jun Ogata, Yosuke Matsusaka, and Takeo Igarashi: "Presentation Sensei: A Presentation Training System Using Speech and Image Processing," Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI 2007), pp.358-365, November 2007. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara and Takeo Igarashi: "A Flexible Presentation Tool for Diverse Multi-display Environments," Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4662, Part I, pp.430-433, September 2007. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara, Masataka Goto, Jun Ogata, and Takeo Igarashi: "Speech Pen: Predictive Handwriting Based on Ambient Multimodal Recognition," Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp.851-860, April 2006. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara, David Vronay, and Takeo Igarashi: "Flexible Timeline User Interface Using Constraints," Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp.1581-1584, April 2005. PDF

Kazutaka Kurihara, Shin’ichiro Hoshino, Katsu Yamane, and Yoshihiko Nakamura: "Optical Motion Capture System with Pan-Tilt Camera Tracking and Realtime Data Processing," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Vol.2, pp.1241-1248, May 2002.

[Proceeding articles with reviews, non-first author]

Takuya Iwamoto, Kazutaka Kurihara, Maya Esora, and Kazushi Nishimoto, "Towards Soft Landing in an Online Dating Service: Bridging the Ideal-real Gap," Proceedings of the 8th Augmented Human International Conference (AH'17), pp.37:1-37:2, March 2017. link

Maho Oki, Koji Tsukada, Kazutaka Kurihara, and Itiro Siio: "HomeOrgel: Interactive Music Box for the Aural Representation of Home Activities," Proceedings of the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2012), pp.177-186, August 2012.

Maho Oki, Koji Tsukada, Kazutaka Kurihara, and Itiro Siio: "HomeOrgel: Interactive Music Box to Present Actual Home Activities with Symbolic Sounds," Adjunct Proceedings of Pervasive 2012 (Demo), June 2012.

Yuichi Murata, Kazutaka Kurihara, Toshio Mochizuki, Buntarou Shizuki, and Jiro Tanaka: "Design of shadows on the OHP metaphor-based presentation interface which visualizes a presenter's actions," Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII'11) (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6762, pp.557-564, Springer),July 2011. ACM Digital Library 

Tadashi Inagaki, Hitoshi Nakagawa, Masuo Murai, Masayuki Shimizu, Yu Nakahashi, Takayuki Uchigaito, Tomohiro Yamamoto, Kazutaka Kurihara, and Shoichi Futaki"What Do Interactive Whiteboards and Tablet PCs Bring to a Classroom?T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2011 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, pp. 406-411, Chesapeake, VA: AACE, 2011. Ed/IT Diginal Library

[Invited talks, Academia]

Kazutaka Kurihara, Koji Tsukada: "SpeechJammer: Disturbing Speech of Creatures in the Universe," at The 2012 Ig nobel prize Informal Lecture at MIT, Massachusetts, USA, September 22, 2012.

Takeo Igarashi, Kazutaka Kurihara, and Yoshie Otsuka, “Advanced User Interfaces for Pen-based Computers and its Application to Education,” Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Mobile Computing in Education2006

[Invited talks, Non-academia]

Kazutaka Kurihara, "Making people laugh and then think: Keynote for Amalthea'13," Amalthea'13, India, 2013/10/20.

Kazutaka Kurihara, "Making people laugh and then think: Keynote for Tathva'13," Tathva'13, India 2013/10/19.

Kazutaka Kurihara, "Ig Nobel Prize: Making people laugh and think," Tryst 2013, India, 2013/3/2.

Kazutaka Kurihara, "More than one, two, tree, but less than a lot,", TEDxTokyo yzTokyo, 2013/2/2.

[Oral presentations, first author]

Kazutaka Kurihara, Akari Itaya, Aiko Uemura, Tetsuro Kitahara and Katashi Nagao,"Picognizer: A JavaScript Library for Detecting and Recognizing Synthesized Sounds," ACE'17, 2017, accepted.

Kazutaka Kurihara, "CinemaGazer: a System for Watching Videos at Very High Speed," AVI'12, 2012.

Kazutaka Kurihara, Naoshi Nagano, Yuta Watanabe, Yuichi Fujimura, Akinori Minaduki, Hidehiko Hayashi, Yohei Tutiya, "Toward Localizing Audiences' Gaze using a Multi-touch Electronic Whiteboard with sPieMenu," IUI'11, 2011.

Kurihara, K., et al.,"Borderless Canvas: Development of a Multi-display Discussion Software for Knowledge-emergent Presentations," ED-MEDIA, 2009. 

Kazutaka Kurihara, Masataka Goto, Jun Ogata, Yosuke Matsusaka, and Takeo Igarashi, "Presentation Sensei: A Presentation Training System using Speech and Image Processing," ACM ICMI International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces, 2007. 

Kazutaka Kurihara, and Takeo Igarashi "A Flexible Presentation Tool for Diverse Multi-display Environments," INTERACT 2007, 2007. 

Kazutaka Kurihara, Masataka Goto, Jun Ogata, and Takeo Igarashi, "Speech Pen: Predictive Handwriting based on Ambient Multimodal Recognition," ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montreal(Canada ), 2006.

Kazutaka Kurihara, David Vronay, and Takeo Igarashi, "Flexible Timeline User Interface Using Constraints," ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Oregon(USA), pp.1581-1584, 2005.

Kazutaka Kurihara, Shin’ichiro Hoshino, Katsu Yamane, and Yoshihiko Nakamura, "Optical Motion Capture System with Pan-Tilt Camera Tracking and Realtime Data Processing," IEEE International Conference on Robotics andAutomation, Washington D.C.(USA), 2002.

[Oral presentations, non-first author]

Yuichi Murata, Kazutaka Kurihara, Toshio Mochizuki, Buntarou Shizuki, and Jiro Tanaka, "Design of shadows on the OHP metaphor-based presentation interface which visualizes a presenter's actions," HCII'11, Orlando, FL, 2011.

Inagaki, T., Nakagawa, H., Murai, M., Shimizu, M., Nakahashi, Y., Uchigaito, T., Yamamoto, T., Kurihara, K. & Futaki, S. (2011). What do Interactive Whiteboards and Tablet PCs bring to a classroom?. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011. Chesapeake, VA: AACE. 

[Demo-poster presentations, first author]

Kazutaka Kurihara, Yoko Sasaki, Jun Ogata, and Masataka Goto. 2014. Two-level fast-forwarding using speech detection for rapidly perusing video. the 5th Augmented Human International Conference (AH '14), 2014.

Kazutaka Kurihara, Toshio Mochizuki, Hiroki Oura, Mio Tsubakimoto, Toshihisa Nishimori, Jun Nakahara, Yuhei Yamauchi and Katashi Nagao, "Linearity and Synchrony: Quantitative Metrics for Slide-based Presentation Methodology," 12th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces and 7th Workshop on Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction (ICMI-MLMI 2010), Beijing, China, November 8-12, 2010.

Kurihara, K., et al.,"Borderless Canvas: Development of a Multi-display Discussion Software for Knowledge-emergent Presentations,"ED-MEDIA 2009, pp.3676-3681, 2009.

Kazutaka Kurihara, Kimikazu Kato, Hiroki Oura, "A Concept of Presentation Platform Integrating Folksonomy Tagging to Build Knowledge Database," ACHI 2009Cancun Mexico,2009

[Demo-poster presentations, non-first author]

Maki Mori, Kazutaka Kurihara, Koji Tsukada, Itiro Siio, "Dining Presenter: Augmented Reality System for a Dining Tabletop, " Supplemental Proceedings of Ubicomp 2009, pp.168-169, 2009.
Maho Oki, Koji Tsukada, Kazutaka Kurihara, and Itiro Siio, "HomeOrgel: Interactive Music Box for Aural Representation," Adjunct Proceedings of Ubicomp 2008, pp. 45-46, 2008.

[Patents]

Yoshihiko Nakamura, Katsu Yamane, Kazutaka Kurihara, and Ichiro Suzuki, “BODY MECHANICS CALCULATING METHOD, BODY MECHANICS MODEL, ITS MODEL DATA, AND BODY MODEL PRODUCING METHOD,” 03755056.3-2305-JP0306344, (21.05.03), countries: DE, FR, GB, IT.

[Other articles]

Michael K. Kato and Vincent C. Ricci, "Mobile Learning in Japan: Why the Future has Already Arrived in Asia," The eLearning Guild's Learning Solutions, September 11, 2006.

[Doctoral Symposium] 

Kazutaka Kurihara, "A Study on Software Tools for Flexible Presentations," Presented at The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology Doctoral Symposium (UIST 2006).


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