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Hsin-Ni Ho, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Sensory Representation Research Group

Human and Information Science Lab

NTT Communication Science Laboratories

 

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Education

2006.9    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. Thesis under Dr. Lynette A. Jones on ¡§Development of Thermal Model for Haptic Interfaces.¡¨

2002.6    M.S. in Mechanical Engineering,
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Thesis under Prof. Y.M. Huang on ¡§Topic Identification System Based on Fuzzy Set Theory.¡¨

2000.6    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering,
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

 

 

Publication

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> Journal Paper

9. Ho, H.-N., Iwai, D., Yoshikawa, Y., Watanabe, J., Nishida, S. (2014). ¡§Combining colour and temperature: A blue object is more likely to be judged as warm than a red object,¡¨ Scientific Reports,  4, 5527; DOI:10.1038/srep05527

URL: http://www.nature.com/srep/2014/140703/srep05527/full/srep05527.html

 

8. Ho, H.-N., Van Doorn, G.H., Kawabe, T., Watanabe, J., Spence, C. (2014). ¡§Colour-temperature correspondences: When reactions to thermal stimuli are influenced by colour,¡¨ PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091854

URL: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0091854

 

7. Ho, H.-N., Watanabe, J., Ando, H. and Kashino, M. (2011). "Mechanisms underlying referral of thermal sensations to sites of tactile stimulation," Journal of Neuroscience, 31(1), pp. 208-213. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2640-10.2011

 

6. Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Väljamäe, A., Kitagawa, N., & Ho, H.-N. (2010). "Whole-body vibration influences on front-back sound localization," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering, 224, pp. 1311-1320.

 

5. Ho, H.-N., Watanabe, J., Ando, H. and Kashino, M. (2010). "Somatotopic or Spatiotopic? Frame of reference for localizing thermal sensations under thermo-tactile interactions," Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72, pp. 1666-1675.

 DOI:10.3758/APP.72.6.1666

 

4. Jones, L.A. and Ho, H.-N. (2008) ¡§Warm or Cool, Large or Small? The Challenge of Thermal Displays,¡¨ IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 1 (1), pp/ 53-70.

URL: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TOH.2008.2 

DOI: 10.1109/TOH.2008.2

 

3. Ho, H.-N. and Jones, L.A. (2008) ¡§Modeling the Thermal Responses of the Skin Surface during Hand-Object Interactions,¡¨ ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130 (2).

URL: http://link.aip.org/link/?JBY/130/021005
DOI: 10.1115/1.2899574

 

2. Ho, H.-N. and Jones, L.A. (2007) ¡§Development and Evaluation of a Thermal Display for Material Identification,¡¨ ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 4 (2), pp1-24.

1. Ho, H.-N. and Jones, L.A. (2006) ¡§Contribution of Thermal Cues to Material Discrimination and Localization,¡¨ Perception & Psychophysics, 68 (1), pp. 118-128.


> Conference Paper

 

10. Galie, J., Ho, H.-N., and Jones, L.A. (2009) ¡§Influence of contact conditions on thermal responses of the hand,¡¨ World Haptics Conference 2009 (3rd Joint Eurohaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems), March 18-20, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

9. Tajadura-Jiménez, A., Väljamäe, A., Kitagawa, N., and Ho, H.-N. (2007) ¡§Whole-Body Vibration Influences Sound Localization in the Median Plane,¡¨ Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence, Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 2007.

8. Ho, H.-N. and Jones, L.A. (2007) "Monitoring skin temperature during hand-object interactions", Proceedings of the 2007 InfraMation Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2007.

7. Ho, H.-N., Amemiya, T. and Ando, H. (2007) "Revealing invisible traces of human-object interactions with thermal vision", Proceedings of the 2007 InfraMation Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2007.

6. Ho, H.-N., Watanabe, J., Ando, H. and Kashino, M. (2007), "Discrimination of Referred Thermal Sensation with Uncrossed and Crossed Fingers ", Proceedings of 12th Annual Conference of Virtual Reality Society of Japan, Fukuoka, Japan, Sep. 2007 (Oral presentation).

5. Ho, H.-N. and Jones, L.A. (2007) "Infrared Thermal Measurement System for Evaluating Model-Based Thermal Displays," Proceedings of World Haptics Conference 2007 (2nd Joint Eurohaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems), Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 157-163  (Oral presentation).

4. Ho, H.-N. and Jones, L.A. (2006) ¡§Thermal Model for Hand-Object Interactions,¡¨ IEEE Proceedings of the 14th Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Alexandria, Virginia, pp. 461-467.

3. Ho, H.-N. and Jones, L.A. (2004) ¡§Material Identification Using Real and Simulated Thermal Cues,¡¨ Proceedings of 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, San Francisco, California, pp. 2462-2465.

2. Huang, Y.M. and Ho, H.-N. (2002) ¡§An Evaluation Method for Inconsistency of the AHP Judgment Matrix,¡¨ ASME 2002 Design Engineering Technical Conferences And Computers And Information In Engineering Conference, Montréal, Canada, DETC2002/DTM-34010.

1. Huang, Y.M. and Ho, H.-N. (2000) ¡§Improved Phone-Based Interfaces System,¡¨ Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, DET2000/CIE-14673.

 

 

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