Shin'ya Nishida

Research Professor, Senior Distinguished Scientist
NTT Communication Science Laboratories / Human Information Science Laboratory / Sensory Representation Research Group

3-1, Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, 243-0198 JAPAN
& Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University

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Human sensory processing

  • Material perception
  • Visual motion perception
  • Illusion-based display
  • Time perception
  • Tactile perception


  • Perception of surface gloss, wetness, hair fineness
  • Perception of liquid and its viscosity from motion
  • Hengentou and Hidden Stereo(
  • Vibrofrequency tactile perception




  • Fukiage T, Kawabe T, & Nishida S, (2017). Hiding of phase-based stereo disparity for ghost-free viewing without glasses", ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2017), 36(4), Article 147.
  • Kuroki S, Watanabe J & Nishida S (2017). Integration of vibrotactile frequency information beyond the mechanoreceptor channel and somatotopy, Scientific Reports, 7: 2758, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-02922-7.
  • Sawayama M, Adelson EH, & Nishida S (2017). Visual wetness perception based on image color statistics, Journal of Vision, 17(5):7, 1-24, doi:10.1167/17.5.7.
  • Sawayama M, Nishida S, & Shinya M (2017). Human perception of sub-resolution fineness of dense textures based on image intensity statistics, Journal of Vision, 17(4):8, 1-18, doi:10.1167/17.4.8.
  • Kawabe T, Fukiage T, Sawayama M, & Nishida S (2016). Deformation Lamps: A Projection Technique to Make Static Objects Perceptually Dynamic. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 13, 2, Article 10.