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Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

    2021

  1. Yizhen Zhou, Yosuke Nakamura, Ryoko Mugitani, Junji Watanabe, (2021) . "Influence of prior auditory and visual information on speech perception: Evidence from Japanese singleton and geminate words" Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol.42, No.1 pp.36-45, doi.org/10.1250/ast.42.36
  2. 2020

  3. Miki Utsuki, Junji Watanabe, Kazushi Maruya . (2020). ""Textual Prosody" Can Change Impressions of Reading in People With Normal Hearing and Hearing Loss" Frontiers in Psychology, volume 11, pp. 3269, doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.548619
  4. Takumi Yokosaka, Masanobu Inubushi, Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe . (2020). "Frequency of Switching Touching Mode Reflects Tactile Preference Judgment"Scientific Reports, volume 10, 4 February 2020, doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-59883-7
  5. 2019

  6. Noriaki Kanayama, Masayuki Hara, Junji Watanabe, Ryo Kitada, Maki Sakamoto, Shigeto Yamawaki. (2019). "Controlled emotional tactile stimulation during functional magnetic resonance imaging and Electroencephalography" Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Volume 327, 1 November 2019, 108393, doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2019.108393
  7. Maki Sakamoto, Junji Watanabe. (2019). “Visualizing Individual Perceptual Differences Using Intuitive Word-based Input”. Frontiers in Psychology, , Vol. 10:1108, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01108
  8. 2018

  9. Takumi Yokosaka, Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2018). “Estimating Tactile Perception by Observing Explorative Hand Motion of Others”. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 11(2), pp. 192-203 doi: 10.1109/TOH.2017.2775631
  10. Maki Sakamoto, Junji Watanabe. (2018). “Bouba/Kiki in Touch: Associations Between Tactile Perceptual Qualities and Japanese Phonemes”. Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 9:295, doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00295
  11. 2017

  12. Yizhen Zhou, Hsin-Ni Ho, Junji Watanabe. (2017). “Perceptual-Semantic Congruency Facilitates Semantic Discrimination of Thermal Qualities”. Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 8: 2113, doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02113
  13. Miki Uetsuki, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Kazushi Maruya. (2017). “Reading Traits for Dynamically Presented Texts: Comparison of the Optimum Reading Rates of Dynamic Text Presentation and the Reading Rates of Static Text Presentation”. Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 8:1390, doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01390
  14. Scinob Kuroki, Takumi Yokosaka, Junji Watanabe. (2017). “Sub-second temporal integration of vibro-tactile stimuli: Intervals between adjacent, weak, and within-channel stimuli are underestimated”. Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 8:1295, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01295
  15. Maki Sakamoto, Junji Watanabe. (2017). “Exploring Tactile Perceptual Dimensions Using Materials Associated with Sensory Vocabulary”. Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 8:569, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00569
  16. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2017). “Integration of vibrotactile frequency information beyond the mechanoreceptor channel and somatotopy”. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 2758 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-02922-7
  17. Takumi Yokosaka, Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2017). “Linkage between Free Exploratory Movements and Subjective Tactile Ratings”. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 10(2), pp. 217-225 doi:10.1109/TOH.2016.2613055
  18. Ryuichi Doizaki, Junji Watanabe, Maki Sakamoto. (2017). “Automatic Estimation of Multidimensional Ratings from a Single Sound-symbolic Word and Word-based Visualization of Tactile Perceptual Space”. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 10(2), pp. 173-182 doi: 10.1109/TOH.2016.2615923
  19. Hsin-Ni Ho, Katsunari Sato, Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Takashi Maeno, Shin'ya Nishida. (2017). “Physical-Perceptual Correspondence for Dynamic Thermal Stimulation”. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Vol. 10(1), pp. 84-93 doi:10.1109/TOH.2016.2583424
  20. 2016

  21. Takashi Sato Goto, Junji Watanabe, Moriya Takehiro. (2016). “Presenting changes in acoustic features synchronously to respiration alters the affective evaluation of sound”. International Journal of Psychophysiology, Vol. 110, pp. 179-186 doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2016.08.003.
  22. Scinob Kuroki, Nobuhira Hagura, Shin'ya Nishida, Patrick Haggard, Junji Watanabe. (2016). “Sanshool on the fingertip interferes with vibration detection in a rapidly-adapting (RA) tactile channel” PLOS ONE Vol.11(12): e0165842 doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0165842
  23. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2016). “Neural timing signal for precise tactile timing judgments”. Journal of Neurophysiology, Vol. 115(3) pp. 1620-1629 doi: 10.1152/jn.00790.2015
  24. Naoki Iida, Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe. (2016). “Comparison of tactile temporal numerosity judgments between unimanual and bimanual presentations”. Perception, Vol. 45(1-2), pp. 99-113 doi.org/10.1177/0301006615616753
  25. 2015

  26. Maki Sakamoto, Junji Watanabe. (2015). “Cross-Modal Associations between Sounds and Drink Tastes/Textures: A Study with Spontaneous Production of Sound-Symbolic Words”. Chemical Senses, Vol.41(3), pp. 197-203. DOI: 10.1093/chemse/bjv078
  27. Hsin-Ni Ho, Daisuke Iwai, Yuki Yoshikawa, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2015). “Impact of hand and object colors on object temperature perception.”. Temperature: Multidisciplinary Biomedical Journal, Vol.2(3), pp. 344-345. doi.org/10.1080/23328940.2015.1078926
  28. Takumi Yokosaka, Scinob Kuroki, Shin'ya Nishida, Junji Watanabe. (2015). “Apparent time interval of visual stimuli is compressed during fast hand movement”. PLoSONE Vol.10(4): e0124901. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124901
  29. Jiale Yang, Junji Watanabe, So Kanazawa, Shin'ya Nishida, Masami K. Yamaguchi. (2015). “Infants' visual system non-retinotopically integrates color signals along motion trajectory”. Journal of Vision Vol.15(1) article 25 doi:10.1167/15.1.25
  30. 2014

  31. Ayako Masuda, Junji Watanabe, Masahiko Terao, Akihiro Yagi, Kazushi Maruya. (2014). “A temporal window for estimating surface brightness in the Craik-O'Brien-Cornsweet effect”. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Vol.8(855). doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00855
  32. Hsin-Ni Ho, Daisuke Iwai, Yuki Yoshikawa, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2014). “Combining color and temperature: A blue object is more likely to be judged as warm than a red object”. Scientific Reports Vol.4(5527) doi: 10.1038/srep05527
  33. Reiko Aruga, Hideo Saito, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe. (2014). “Two-dimensional grouping affects perisaccadic perception of depth and synchrony”. Perception 2014 Vol.43(6) pp.589-594
  34. Hsin-Ni Ho, George H. Van Doorn, Takahiro Kawabe, Junji Watanabe, Charles Spence. (2014). “Colour-Temparature Correspondences: When Reactions to Thermal Stimuli are Influenced by Colour”. PLoS One Vol.9(3):e91854. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091854
  35. 2013

  36. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2013). “Contribution of within- and cross-channel information to vibrotactile frequency discrimination”. Brain Research Vol.1529(2013) pp. 46-55
  37. Hideyuki Ando, Tomofumi Yoshida, Junji Watanabe. (2013). “"SaveYourSelf !!!" - An Externalized Sense of Balance”. Leonardo Vol.46(3) pp. 286-287
  38. Junji Watanabe. (2013). “Pseudo-haptic Sensation Elicited by Background Visual Motion”. ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications Vol. 1(2) pp. 199-202
  39. 2012

  40. Junji Watanabe, Taro Maeda, Hideyuki Ando. (2012). “Gaze-Contingent Visual Presentation Technique with Electro-Ocular-Ggraph-Based Saccade Detection”. ACM Transaction on Applied Perception Vol.9(2):6
  41. Junji Watanabe, Yusuke Godai, Hideyuki Ando. (2012). “Length and Roughness Perception in a Moving-plateau Touch Display”. Advances in Human-Computer Interaction Vol.2012, Article ID 764629 doi:10.1155/2012/764629
  42. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Kunihiko Mabuchi, Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (2012). “Directional remapping in tactile inter-finger apparent motion : a motion aftereffect study”. Experimental Brain Research Vol.216(2) pp. 311-320
  43. 2011

  44. Ayako Masuda, Junji Watanabe, Masahiko Terao, Masataka Watanabe, Akihiro Yagi, Kazushi Maruya. (2011). “Awareness of central luminance edge is crucial for the Craik-O'Brien-Cornsweet effect”. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Vol.5(125) doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00125
  45. Hsin-Ni Ho, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Makio Kashino. (2011). “Mechanisms Underlying Referral of Thermal Sensations to Sites of Tactile Stimulation”. The Journal of Neuroscience Vol.31(1) pp. 208-213
  46. 2010

  47. Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando. (2010). “Pace-sync shoes: intuitive walking-pace guidance based on cyclic vibro-tactile stimulation for the foot”. Virtual Reality(2010) Vol.14(3) pp. 213-219
  48. Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Shin'ya Nishida, Alan Johnston. (2010). “Tactile duration compression by vibrotactile adaptation”. Neuroreport 2010 Vol. 21(13) pp. 856-860
  49. Hsin-Ni Ho, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Makio Kashino. (2010). “Somatotopic or spatiotopic? Frame of reference for localizing thermal sensations under thermo-tactile interactions”. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics Vol.72(6) pp. 1666-1675
  50. Masahiko Terao, Junji Watanabe, Akihiro Yagi, Shin'ya Nishida. (2010). “Smooth Pursuit Eye Movements Improve Temporal Resolution for Color Perception”. PLoS ONE Vol.5(6): e11214. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011214
  51. Shinobu Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Naoki Kawakami, Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (2010). “Somatotopic dominance in tactile temporal processing”. Experimental Brain Research Vol.203(1) pp. 51-62 doi 10.1007/s00221-010-2212-8
  52. 2009

  53. Atsushi Noritake, Bob Uttl, Masahiko Terao, Masayoshi Nagai, Junji Watanabe, Akihiro Yagi. (2009). “Saccadic Compression of Rectangle and Kanizsa Figures: Now You See It, Now You Don't”. PLoS ONE Vol.4(7): e6383 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006383
  54. Junji Watanabe, Masashi Nakatani, Hideyuki Ando, Susumu Tachi. (2009). “Haptic localization for onset and offset of vibro-tactile stimuli are dissociated”. Experimental Brain Research Vol.193(3) pp. 483-489 doi 10.1007/s00221-009-1711-y
  55. 2008

  56. Alan Johnston, Aurelio Bruno, Junji Watanabe, Ben Quansah, Natasha Patel, Steven Dakin, Shin'ya Nishida. (2008). “Visually-based temporal distortion in dyslexia”. Vision Research Vol.48(17) pp.1852-1858
  57. Masahiko Terao, Junji Watanabe, Akihiro Yagi, Shin'ya Nishida. (2008). “Reduction of stimulus visibility compresses apparent time intervals”. Nature Neuroscience Vol.11(5) pp. 541-542
  58. 2007

  59. Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (2007). “Veridical perception of moving colors by trajectory integration of input signals”. Journal of Vision Vol.7(11):3 pp. 1-16
  60. Junji Watanabe, Seiichiro Hayashi, Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (2007). “Tactile motion aftereffects produced by appropriate presentation for mechanoreceptors”. Experimental Brain Research Vol.180(3) pp. 577-582
  61. Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (2007). “Gaze-Contingent Visual Presentation Based on Remote Saccade Detection”. Presence, Vol.16(2) pp. 224-234
  62. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Masahiko Inami, Maki Sugimoto, Taro Maeda. (2007). “A Fingernail-Mounted Tactile Display for Augmented Reality Systems”. Electronics and Communications in Japan Part 2 Vol.90(4) pp. 56-65, 2007
  63. Shin'ya Nishida, Junji Watanabe, Ichiro Kuriki, Toyotaro Tokimoto. (2007). “Human Visual System Integrates Color Signals along a Motion Trajectory”. Current Biology Vol.17(4) pp. 366-372
  64. 2005

  65. Atsushi Noritake, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Masahiko Terao, Akihiro Yagi. (2005). “Spatial Independency in Perceived Lengths of Saccade-induced Images”. Psychologia, Vol.48(2) pp. 146-153
  66. Junji Watanabe, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (2005). “Time Course of Localization for a Repeatedly Flashing Stimulus Presented at Perisaccadic Timing”. Systems and Computers in Japan Vol.36(9) pp.77-86
  67. Junji Watanabe, Atsushi Noritake, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (2005). “Perisaccadic perception of continuous flickers”. Vision Research Vol.45(4) pp. 413-430

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

    2019

  1. Junji Watanabe. (Jul. 2019), “Communication with Vibro-tactile Phone ”, IEEE World Haptics2019, Tokyo, JP
  2. Yizhen Zhou, Koyo Nakamura, Aiko Murata, Katsumi Watanabe, Junji Watanabe. (Jul. 2019), “An Invetigation of the influence of False Heartbeat Feedback on Subjective Facial Attractiveness ”, IEEE World Haptics2019, Tokyo, JP
  3. Yoshiki Hosoya, Junji Watanabe, Yuki Hashimoto. (Jul. 2019), “Verification of Phantom Sensation inside the Forearm ”, IEEE World Haptics2019, Tokyo, JP
  4. Takumi Yokosaka, Schinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Jul. 2019), “Estimating Tactile Perception by Observing Explorative Hand Motion of Others ”, IEEE World Haptics2019, Tokyo, JP
  5. 2018

  6. Haruki Nakamura, Daiya Kato, Roshan L Peiris, Kouta Minamizawa, Junji Watanabe, Yutaka Kamamoto. (Oct. 2018), “Construction of Haptic Experience Sharing Platform ”, Ubicomp 2018, Singapore, SG
  7. 2017

  8. Junji Watanabe. (Dec. 2017), “Media Technologies for Education Workshops” (Invited Talk), International Display Workshops 2017, Sendai, JP
  9. Junji Watanabe. (Dec. 2017), “Tactility for Communication and Well-being ” (Invited Talk), International Display Workshops 2017, Sendai, JP
  10. Tomo Tanoue, Junji Watanabe, Taro Maeda, Hideyuki Ando. (Nov. 2017), “3D communication system using slit light field ” (Demo), SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017, Bangkok, TH
  11. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Dominick Chen, Kyosuke Sakakura. (Nov. 2017), “Development of Information Technology Guidelines for Promoting Japanese-style Wellbeing ”, Science Centre World Summit , Tokyo, JP
  12. Tomoya Ueda, Takuya Miyagi, Tsuyoshi Kuroda, Junji Watanabe, Takashi Suegami, Hiroshi Daimoto, MakotoMiyazaki. (Nov. 2017), “Cross-modal effects in speed judgments during virtual motorcycle riding ”, Neuroscience 2017 Washington, DC, Washington DC, US
  13. Takumi Yokosaka, Tatsuhiro Tajima, Schinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Jun. 2017), “Modeling pleasantness ratings for touched materials by explorative hand motion ”, IEEE World Haptics2017, Munich, DE
  14. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Dominick Chen, Kyosuke Sakakura. (May 2017), “Development of Information Technology Guidelines for Promoting Japanese-style Wellbeing ”, CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2017, Denver, US
  15. 2016

  16. Junji Watanabe. (Sep. 2016), “Toward "Haptic Design": Psychological foundations and practices” (Invited Talk ), ERC PATCH Closing Workshop on Computational Touch, Paris, FR
  17. Takao Sato, Junji Watanabe. (Jul. 2016), “Media Technology and Psychology (Workshop organizer)” (Organized Session co-organizer), International Congress of Psychology 2016, Yokohama, JP
  18. Junji Watanabe. (Jul. 2016), “Tactility for understanding and producing information” (Invited Talk), International Congress of Psychology 2016, Yokohama, JP
  19. Junji Watanabe. (Jul. 2016), “Interactions between Physical and Semantic Temperature” (Organized Session Talk ), Euro Haptics2016, London, GB
  20. Hsin-Ni Ho, Katsunari Sato, Schinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Takashi Maeno, Shin'ya Nishida. (Jul. 2016), “Perceptual representation of dynamic thermal stimulation”, Euro Haptics2016, London, GB
  21. Yizhen Zhou、Ho Hsin-Ni, Junji Watanabe. (Jun. 2016), “Interactions between Physical and Semantic Temperature”, "IMRF2016 17th International Multisensory Research Forum", Suzhou, CH
  22. Mai Kosohara, Junji Watanabe, Yasuaki Hiranuma, Ryuichi Doizaki, Takahide Matsuda, Maki Sakamoto. (Mar. 2016), “A system to visualize tactile perceptual space of young and old people”, AAAI 2016 SPRING SYMPOSIA , Palo Alt, US
  23. 2015

  24. Sayo Morinaga, Junji Watanabe. (Nov. 2015), “Toward tactile contents design using laser engraving machines” (Demo), SIGGRAPH ASIA 2015 , Kobe, JP
  25. Yasuhiro Suzuki, Rieko Suzuki, Junji Watanabe, Shigeru Sakurazawa. (Nov. 2015), “Haptic vibration for hands and bodies” (Demo), SIGGRAPH ASIA 2015 , Kobe, JP
  26. Takumi Yokosaka, Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Jun. 2015), “Predictability of tactile evaluation from exploratory movement in free-touch and task-dependent situations”, IEEE World Haptics2015, Chicago, US
  27. Scinob Kuroki, Nobuhiro Hagura, Shin'ya Nishida, Patrick Haggard, Junji Watanabe. (Jun. 2015), “Asian spice sets fingers trembling”, IEEE World Haptics2015, Chicago, US
  28. Yoshihiro Tanaka, Junji Watanabe, Shogo Okamoto. (Jun. 2015), “Toward Comfortable Texture Design” (Organized Workshop), IEEE World Haptics2015, Chicago, US
  29. Kazushi Maruya, Junji Watanabe, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Shoji Hashiba.(Mar 2015), “A learning system utilizing learners' active tracing behaviors”, 5th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) Conference, New York, US
  30. 2014

  31. Junji Watanabe, Seiichiro Hirahara, Taro Maeda, Hideyuki Ando. (Dec. 2014), “Interactive Technologies with Applied Perception ” (Invited Talk), International Display Workshops 2014, Nigata, JP
  32. Hideyuki Ando, Seichiro Hirabara, Taro Maeda, Junji Watanabe. (Aug. 2014), “Slit-based Light Field 3D Display” (Demo), SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver City, CA
  33. Tatsuki Kagitani, Mao Goto, Junji Watanabe, Maki Sakamoto. (Jul. 2014), “Sound Symbolic Relationship between Onomatopoeia and Emotional Evaluations in Taste”, CogSci 2014, Quebec City, CA
  34. Hiroki Tsuboi, Makoto Inoue, Scinob Kuroki, Hiromi Mochiyama, Junji Watanabe. (Jun. 2014), “Roughness perception of micro-particulate plate: a study on two-size-mixed stimuli”, Eurohaptics 2014, Paris, FR
  35. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Jun. 2014), “Vibrotactile frequency discrimination performance with cross-channel distractors”, Eurohaptics 2014, Paris, FR
  36. Ryuichi Doizaki, Junji Watanabe, Maki Sakamoto. (Jun. 2014), “A System Evaluating Tactile Feelings Expressed by Sound Symbolic Words”, Eurohaptics 2014, Paris, FR
  37. Yasuhiro Suzuki, Rieko Suzuki, Junji Watanabe. (Apr. 2014), “Transformation from text to touch - Touching a "Japanese old tale""”, CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2014, Toronto, CA
  38. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe. (Apr. 2014), “Implementation of the multi-slit stereoscopic display -Device design- ”, ASIAGRAPH Forum 2014, Bali, ID
  39. 2013

  40. Junji Watanabe, Hsin-Ni Ho. (Dec. 2013), “Color-temperature association: A blue object is more likely to be judged as warm than a red object”, Sound Symbolism Workshop 2013, Tokyo, JP
  41. Junji Watanabe. (Oct. 2013), “Experience Design for Symbol Grounding an d Evoking Concepts” (Invited Talk), 15th JSAI International Symposia on AI - SIGNAC Natural Computing Meets Computational Aesthetics, Yokohama, JP
  42. Yasuhiro Suzuki, Rieko Suzuki, Junji Watanabe, Fuminori Akiba. (Aug. 2013), “Tactile score, a method of describing the sense of touching”, 5th International Congress of International Association of Societies of Design Research, Tokyo, JP
  43. Maki Sakamoto, Junya Yoshino, Junji Watanabe. (Aug. 2013), “Development of tactile materials representing human basic tactile sensations”, 5th International Congress of International Association of Societies of Design Research, Tokyo, JP
  44. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Aug. 2013), “Synthesis of vibrotactile frequencies”, 36th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP 2013), Bremen, GE
  45. Hsin-Ni Ho, Daisuke Iwai, Yuki Yoshikawa, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Aug. 2013), “Effects of color on perceived temperature”, 36th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP 2013), Bremen, GE
  46. Hideyuki Ando, Youhei Miyazaki, Taro Maeda, Junji Watanabe. (Mar. 2013), “Three-Dimensional Perception in Multi-Slit Vision for Public Display ”, IEEE: Workshop on Ambient Information Technologies, Orland, US
  47. Junji Watanabe. (Jul. 2013), “Time and frequency in touch -psychophysical approach”, Computational Neuroscience Society 2013 Workshop "Early Touch: From Neural Coding to Haptic Space Geometry" (Organizer: Jonathan Platkiewicz, Vincent Hayward), Paris, FR, FR
  48. Junji Watanabe, Maki Sakamoto. (May 2013), “Sound symbolic relationship between onomatopoeia and emotional evaluations in touch and taste”, Iconicity: East meets West 9th International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature, Tokyo, JP
  49. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe. (Apr. 2013), “Geometric optics design of the multi-slit stereoscopic display - From the view point of public use”, ASIAGRAPH 2013, Hawaii, US
  50. Junji Watanabe. (Apr. 2013), “Visualization of relationships between tactile sensory qualities”, IEEE World Haptics Conference 2013 Workshop "Quantification of Tactile Feelings: How can We Analyze, Measure, and Design Diverse Textures in Touch?", Daejeon, KR
  51. 2012

  52. Kazushi Maruya, Miki Uetsuki, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe. (Nov. 2012), ““Yu bi Yomu”: Interactive Reading of Dynamic Text” (Demo), ACM Multimedia 2012, Nara, JP
  53. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Masahiko Sato. (Nov. 2012), “empathetic heartbeat” (Demo), ACM Multimedia 2012, Nara, JP
  54. Junji Watanabe, Maki Sakamoto. (Nov. 2012), “Comparison between onomatopoeia and adjective for evaluating tactile sensations”, IEEE: Int Conf on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, Kobe, JP
  55. Junji Watanabe, Yuuka Utsunomiya, Hiroya Tsukurimichi, Maki Sakamoto. (Aug. 2012), “Relationship between Phonemes and Tactile-emotional Evaluations in Japanese Sound Symbolic Words”, 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Sapporo, JP
  56. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Jun. 2012), “Dissociation of vibrotactile frequency discrimination performances for supra-threshold and near-threshold vibrations”, EUROHAPTICS 2012, Tampere, FI
  57. Junji Watanabe, Tomohiko Hayakawa, Shigeru Matsui,Arisa Kano, Yuichiro Shimizu, Maki Sakamoto. (Jun. 2012), “Visualization of Tactile Material Relationships Using Sound Symbolic Words”, EUROHAPTICS 2012, Tampere, FI
  58. Yasuhiro Suzuki, Junji Watanabe, Rieko Suzuki. (May 2012), “Tactile Score, a knowledge media of tactile sense for creativity”, 5th International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services, Gifu, JP
  59. Junji Watanabe. (Mar. 2012), “An Interpretation of New Media Experiences Motivated by the Viewpoint of Computational Aesthetics”, 6th International Workshop on Natural Computing, Tokyo, JP
  60. 2011

  61. Junji Watanabe. (Nov. 2011), “Phonological analysis of onomatopoeias for expressing tactile sensations”, Tactile Research Group Meeting, Seattle, US
  62. Yuki Hashimoto, Junji Watanabe, Taro Maeda, Hideyuki Ando. (Nov. 2011), “Tactile illusion of texture using vibration to a finger for active touch”, IEEE World Haptics Conference 2011, Istanbul, TR
  63. 2010

  64. Ho Hsin-Ni, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Makio Kashino. (Nov. 2010), “Somatotopic or spatiotopic? Frame of reference for localizing thermal sensations under thermo-tactile interactions”, Neuroscience2010, Sandiego, US
  65. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Kunihiko Mabuchi,Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (Nov. 2010), “Neural representation of motion signal after direction remapping in touch: Evidence from motion aftereffect”, Neuroscience2010, Sandiego, US
  66. Junji Watanabe, Ryoko Ueoka. (Oct. 2010), “Enhanced boundary of body image -perception and fashion”, International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia VSMM2010, Seoul, KR
  67. Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando. (Jun. 2010), “Interface technologies with applied perception and their presentations”, ASIAGRAPH2010, Shanghai, CH
  68. 2009

  69. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Susumu Tachi, and Shin'ya Nishida. (Nov.2009), “Somatotopic and spatiotopic encoding of tactile timing and motion”, Tactile Research Group Meeting, Boston, US
  70. Shinobu Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Naoki Kawakami, Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (Aug.2009), “Is tactile temporal processing based on somatotopic or spatiotopic space?”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2009, Regensburg, DE
  71. Reiko Aruga, Hideo Saito, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe. (Aug.2009), “Perceptions of depth and asynchrony during eye movements”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2009, Regensburg, DE
  72. Junji Watanabe. (Aug.2009), “Pseudo-haptic sensation caused by background visual motion”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2009, Regensburg, DE
  73. Shinobu Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Naoki Kawakami and Susumu Tachi. (Aug.2009), “Somatotopic distortion of tactile temporal interval estimation”, ICROS-SICE International Joint Conference 2009, Fukuoka, JP
  74. Junji Watanabe, Eisuke Kusachi, NOSIGNER, Hideyuki Ando. (Aug.2009), “Touch the Invisibles” (Demo), Siggraph2009 Information Aesthetics Showcase, New Orleans, US
  75. Hsin-Ni Ho, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Makio Kashino. (Jun.2009), “Thermal intensity perception under thermo-tactile interaction”, 10th International Multisensory Research Forum, NewYork City, US
  76. Shin'ya Nishida, Masahiko Terao, Junji Watanabe. (May 2009), “Trajectory Integration of Shape and Color of Moving Object”, Vision Science Society 10th Annual Meeting, Naples, US
  77. Shinobu Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Naoki Kawakami, Susumu Tachi. (Mar.2009), “How is tactile timing information integrated-, somatotopically or spatiotopically?”, World Haptics, Salt lake City, US
  78. 2008

  79. Reiko Aruga, Hideo Saito, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe. (Dec.2008), “Study on perceptual properties of images presented by Saccade-based display - Asynchronous and depth perception”, 18th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, Yokohama, JP
  80. Hideyuki Ando, Alvaro Cassinelli, Junji Watanabe. (Dec.2008), “Ghostly Images Appearing in Moving Human Eye and Still Machine Eyes” (Demo), SIGGRAPH ASIA 2008 NEW HORIZON, Singapore, SGP
  81. Junji Watanabe, Masataka Watanabe, Kenichi Ueno, Takeshi Asamizuya, Keiji Tanaka, Kang Cheng. (Nov.2008), “An fMRI Study of Visual Smear Induced by Saccadic Eye Movements”, Neuroscience2008, Washington DC, US
  82. Shin'ya Nishida, Masahiko Terao & Junji Watanabe. (Oct.2008), “Trajectory integration of color signals for motion deblurring”, OSA Vision Meeting 2008, Rochester, US
  83. Junji Watanabe, Eisuke Kusachi, Hideyuki Ando. (Sep.2008), “Touch the Invisibles” (Demo), 3rd ACM International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts, Athens, GR
  84. Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Shin'ya Nishida, Alan Johnston. (Aug.2008), “Independent local adaptation of tactile frequency and duration”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2008, Utrecht, NL
  85. Sayaka Ooshima, Yuki Hashimoto, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, and Hiroyuki Kajimoto. (Aug.2008), “Simultaneous Presentation of Tactile and Auditory Motion to the Abdomen to Present the Feeling of Being Slashed”, SICE Annual Conference 2008, Tokyo, JP
  86. Sayaka Ooshima, Yasushi Fukuzawa, Yuki Hashimoto, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, and Hiroyuki Kajimoto. (Aug.2008), “/ed - Gut Feelings when Being Cut and Pierced -” (Demo), Siggraph2008 New Tech Demo, Los Angels, US
  87. Masahiko Terao, Ayako Masuda, Junji Watanabe, Kazushi Maruya, Akihiro Yagi, Masataka Watanabe. (Jul.2008), “The Craik-O'Brien-Cornsweet illusion and the awareness of luminance gradient at the border”, Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision, Brisbane, AU
  88. Maria Adriana Verdaasdonk, Tetsutoshi Tabata, Junji Watanabe. (Jul.2008), “Living Lens: exploring relationships between the performing body, image and sound as real time dance and audiovisual creation”, World Dance Alliance Global Summit, Brisbane, AU
  89. Hsin-Ni Ho, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Makio Kashino. (Jun.2008), “Role of Touch in Referral of Thermal Sensations”, 9th International Multisensory Research Forum, Hamburg, DE
  90. Tomofumi Yoshida, Hideyuki Ando, Taro Maeda, Junji Watanabe. (Jun.2008), “Externalized sense of balance using galvanic vestibular stimulation”, Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness 12th meeting, Taipei, TW
  91. Sayaka Ooshima, Yuki Hashimoto, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, and Hiroyuki Kajimoto. (Jun.2008), “Simultaneous presentation of tactile and auditory motion on the abdomen to realize the experience of "being cut by a sword”, EuroHaptics 2008, Madrid, SP
  92. Masahiko Terao, Junji Watanabe, Akihiro Yagi, Shin'ya Nishida. (May2008), “Improvement of chromatic temporal resolution during smooth pursuit eye movement”, Vision Science Society 8th Annual Meeting, Naples, US
  93. 2007

  94. Hsin-Ni Ho, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Makio Kashino. (Nov.2007), “Revealing the Effects of Finger Position on Referred Thermal Sensation”, Neuroscinece2007, San Diego, US
  95. Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Shin'ya Nishida, Alan Johnston. (Nov.2007), “Distortion of tactile duration perception”, Neuroscinece2007, San Diego, US
  96. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Taro Maeda. (Aug.2007), “Full-Scale Saccade-Based Display: Public/Private Image Presentation Based on Gaze-Contingent Visual Illusion” (Demo), Siggraph 2007, San Diego, US
  97. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Taro Maeda. (Aug.2007), “Full-scale saccade-based display”, Emerging Display Technology , San Diego, US
  98. Junji Watanabe, Eisuke Kusachi. (Jul.2007), “Pseudo-haptic feeling based on visual feedback of background motion”, 8th International Multisensory Research Forum, Sydney, AU
  99. Hideyuki Ando, Eisuke Kusachi, Junji Watanabe. (Jun.2007), “Nail-mounted Tactile Display For Boundary/Texture Augmentation” (Demo), ACE2007:International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, Salzburg, AT
  100. Masahiko Terao, Junji Watanabe, Akihiro Yagi, Shin'ya Nishida. (May 2007), “Flash visibility degradation compresses apparentbrief inter-flash intervals as does saccadic eye movement”, Vision Science Society 7th Annual Meeting, Florida, US
  101. Masashi Nakatani, Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Naoki Kawakami, Susumu Tachi. (Mar.2007), “High Resolution Tactile Display” (Demo), "World Haptics 2007 The Second Joint Eurohaptics conference and Symposium on haptic interfaces for virtual environment and teleoperator systems", Ibaragi, JP
  102. Junji Watanabe, Eisuke Kusachi. (Mar.2007), “Haptic-enhanced Drawing” (Demo), "World Haptics 2007 The Second Joint Eurohaptics conference and Symposium on haptic interfaces for virtual environment and teleoperator systems", Ibaragi, JP
  103. 2006

  104. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Taro Maeda. (Nov.2006), “The Two Dimension Outline Shape Display Device Using Active Touch”, 16th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, ICAT2006, Hangzhou, CH
  105. Junji Watanabe, Tetsutoshi Tavata, Maria Adriana Verdaasdonk. (Oct.2006), “Toward individualized audience experience in performance installation”, DIME-ARTS 2006 (1st International Conference on Digital Interactive Media Entertainment & Arts), Bangkok, TH
  106. Junji Watanabe, Masashi Nakatani, Hideyuki Ando, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (Oct.2006), “Neural latency and haptic mislocalization”, Neuroscinece2006, Atlanta, US
  107. Alan Johnston, Junji Watanabe, Aurelio Bruno, Derek H Arnold, Shin'ya Nishida. (Aug.2006), “Distorting the apparent duration of visual events”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2006, St. Petersburg, RU
  108. Taro Maeda, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Masafumi Takahashi. (Aug.2006), “Cancellation of perceptual acceleration by galvanic vestibular stimulation with visually and physically rolled virtual environment”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2006, St. Petersburg, RU
  109. Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida. (Aug.2006), “Motion-based colour integration in ambiguous motion”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2006, St. Petersburg, RU
  110. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Masashi Nakatani, Tomohiro Amemiya, Taro Maeda. (Jul.2006), “Novel Tactile Contour Presentation: Embossed Touch Display”, Siggraph 2006, Boston, US
  111. Hideyuki Ando, Tomohiro Amemiya, Taro Maeda, Masashi Nakatani, Junji Watanabe. (Jul.2006), “Embossed Touch Display: Illusory Elongation and Shrinking of Tactile Objects” (Demo), Siggraph 2006, Boston, US
  112. Hideyuki Ando, Masashi Nakatani, Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Taro Maeda. (Jul.2006), “Tactile Shape-Display Technique based on Active Touch” (Demo), EuroHaptics 2006, Paris, FR
  113. Junji Watanabe, Seiichiro Hayashi, Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Susumu Tachi. (Jul.2006), “Tactual Motion Adaptation Phenomenon”, EuroHaptics 2006, Paris, FR
  114. Junji Watanabe, Yuki Hashimoto, Hideaki Nii, Masahiko Inami,. (Jun.2006), “Visual Resonator - sight-based auditory experience -” (Demo), International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology ACE2006, Hollywood, US
  115. Junji Watanabe, Hideaki Nii, Yuki Hashimoto, Masahiko Inami,. (Apr.2006), “Visual Resonator:Interface for Interactive Cocktail Party Phenomenon”, CHI2006 conference on human factors in computing systems, Montreal, CA
  116. 2005

  117. Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Taro Maeda. (Dec.2005), “Shoe-shaped Interface for Inducing a Walking Cycle”, 15th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, Christchurch, NZ
  118. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Tomohiro Amemiya, Taro Maeda. (Dec.2005), “Study of Saccade-incident Information Display using Saccade Detection Device”, 15th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, Christchurch, NZ
  119. Junji Watanabe, Ichiro Kuriki, Shin'ya Nishida. (Aug.2005), “Motion-based colour integration along S-cone modulation”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2005, A Coruna, SP
  120. Junji Watanabe, Eisuke Kusachi, Fusako Kusunoki. (May 2005), “Roll Canvas: Film-like Drawing Tool” (Demo), the 2005 International Conference on Active Media Technology, Kagawa, JP
  121. Shin'ya Nishida, Junji Watanabe, Ichiro Kuriki. (May 2005), “Motion Induced Colour Segregation”, Vision Science Society 5th Annual Meeting, Florida, US
  122. Junji Watanabe, Susumu Tachi. (May 2005), “Visual Persistence of Saccade-induced Image Smear”, Vision Science Society 5th Annual Meeting, Florida, US
  123. Masahi Nakatani, Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (Mar.2005), “Spatial Localization for Transient and Intransient Tactile Stimulus”, "World Haptics : First Joint EuroHaptics Conferences and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems", Pisa, IT
  124. Hideyuki Ando, Tomohiro Amemiya, Junji Watanabe, Masahiko Inami, Taro Maeda. (Mar.2005), “The Evaluation valuation of Nail of Nail-Mounted Tactile Display Mounted Tactile Display”, "World Haptics : First Joint EuroHaptics Conferences and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems", Pisa, IT
  125. Junji Watanabe, Seiichiro Hayashi, Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Susumu Tachi. (Mar.2005), “Motion After Effect in Tactile Sensation”, "World Haptics : First Joint EuroHaptics Conferences and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems", Pisa, IT
  126. 2004

  127. Shin'ya Nishida, Junji Watanabe, Ichiro Kuriki. (Nov.2004), “Motion-Induced Colour Mixture: Psychophysical tests of Eye Movement Artifacts”, Asian Conference on Vision, Chongqing, CH
  128. Junji Watanabe, Ichiro Kuriki, Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (Aug.2004), “Motion-induced Colour Mixture: Objective Evaluation by colour matching”, European Conference on Visual Perception 2004 , Budapest, HU
  129. Junji Watanabe, Tetsutoshi Tavata, Maria Adriana Verdaasdonk, Hideyuki Ando, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (Aug.2004), “Illusory Interactive Performance by Self Eye Movement”, Siggraph2004 the 31st International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technology, Los Angels , US
  130. Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (Jun.2004), “Gaze-triggered Selective Information Display”, International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology ACE2004 , Singapore, SGP
  131. Shin'ya Nishida, Junji Watanabe, Susumu Tachi, Ichiro Kuriki. (Apr.2004), “Motion-induced color mixture”, Vision ScienceS Society 4th Annual Meeting, Florida, US
  132. Junji Watanabe, Atsushi Noritake, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi, Shin'ya Nishida. (Apr.2004), “Space constancy around the time of a saccade for intransient stimuli”, Vision ScienceS Society 4th Annual Meeting, Florida, US
  133. 2003

  134. Junji Watanabe, Hideyuki Ando, Dairoku Sekiguchi, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (Dec.2003), “The study of remote saccade sensing system based on retroreflective feature of the retina”, The 13th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, Tokyo, JP
  135. Junji Watanabe, Taro Maeda, Susumu Tachi. (May 2003), “The time course of localization errors for repeatedly flashing stimuli through a saccade”, Vision ScienceS Society 3rd Annual Meeting, Florida, US
  136. 2002

  137. Taro Maeda, Hideyuki Ando, Maki Sugimoto, Junji Watanabe, Takeshi Miki. (Oct.2002), “Wearable Robotics as a Behavioral Interface -The Study of the Parasitic Humanoid-”, 6th IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Seattle, USA., US
  138. Taro Maeda, Hideyuki Ando, Maki Sugimoto, Junji Watanabe, Takeshi Miki. (Aug.2002), “Parasitic Humanoid: Human Behavior Measurement by Wearable Technologies”, SICE Annual Conference 2002, Osaka, JP
  139. 2001

  140. Taro Maeda, Junji Watanabe, Eimei Ohyama, Susumu Tachi. (Apr.2001), “The vertical horopter tilts forward asymmetrically against the geometrical structure of Luneburg's theory”, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology(ARVO), Florida, US

Exhibitions

  • [Saccade-based Display]: with Tetsutoshi Tabata, Maria Adriana Verdaasdonk
  • [Parallel Lives]: with Eisuke Kusachi
  • [Save YourSelf !!!]: with Tomofumi Yoshida
  • [Heartbeat Picnic]: with Yui Kawaguchi, Kyosuke Sakakura

    2019

  1. [Alternative sports viewing: Cross-modal appreciation of sports events] “Ars Electronica Festival 2019, Open Future Lab”, Linz, Austria, 5 September to 9 September 2019.
  2. 2015

  3. [Saccade-based Display] “Milano Salone”, Milano, Italy, 4 April to 19 April 2015.
  4. 2014

  5. [Saccade-based Display] “GLOW Light Art Festival”, Eindhoven, Netherland, 8 November 2014 to 15 November 2015.
  6. [Parallel Lives] “Device Art”, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria, 3 September 2014 to 21 June 2015.
  7. [Saccade-based Display] “Ars Electronica Festival C ... what it takes to change”, Mariendom, Linz, Austria, 3 September to 8 September 2014.
  8. 2012

  9. [Save YourSelf !!!] “Ars Electronica Exhibition 2012: Impuls und Bewegung”, Automobil Forum Unter den Linden, Berlin, Germany, 11 July to 2 September 2012.
  10. 2011

  11. [Heartbeat Picnic] “Ars Electronica Cyber Art Exhibition”, OK center, Linz, Austria, 1 September to 7 September 2011.
  12. 2010

  13. [Save YourSelf !!!] “GOGBOT Festival 2010”, Enschede, Netherland, 9 September to 12 September 2010.
  14. [Saccade-based Display] “DIGIFESTA”, Gwangju, Korea, 10 April to 10 June 2010.
  15. 2009

  16. [Saccade-based Display] “DesCours 2009”, New Orleans, United States of America, 8 December to 13 December 2009.
  17. [Save YourSelf !!!] “FREEZE! 2009 International Medtech Art Show”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, 25 July to 27 September 2009.

Awards

    2018

  1. Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Design Lion Bronze Lion, NTT DoCoMo/NTT DOCOMO 5G Mobile Network Technology “REDEFINING DISTANCE”, Dentsu+NTT DOCOMO+NTT TECHNOCROSS CORPORATION+NTT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION+ SHINESOFT+HEART SOFT+Global Ace,+Vision Bridge+AMUSE+UNIVERSAL MUSIC+DENTSU MUSIC
  2. 2015

  3. World Haptics Best Work in Progress People's Choice Award. Asian spice sets fingers trembling. IEEE World Haptics Conference 2015 Organizing Committee. Scinob Kuroki, Nobuhiro Hagura, Shin'ya Nishida, Patrick Haggard, Junji Watanabe
  4. 2014

  5. Eurohaptics Best Paper Award (poster presentation) Nomination. Vibrotactile Frequency Discrimination Performance with Cross-Channel Distractors. EuroHaptics 2014 Awards Committee. Scinob Kuroki, Junji Watanabe, Shin'ya Nishida
  6. 2011

  7. Ars Electronica Prix Interactive Art Honorary mentioned. 「empathetic heartbeat」 Ars Electronica. Hideyuki Ando, Junji Watanabe, Masahiko Sato
  8. 2004

  9. Ars Electronica Prix [the next idea] Nomination. Visual Resonator. Ars Electronica. Junji Watanabe, Maki Sugimoto