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Curriculum Vitae

Name: Michiteru Kitazaki

Nationality: Japan

Birthplace: Fukui, Japan

Birth year: 1969

Institute: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology

Address: Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi 441-8580, Aichi, Japan.

Phone: +81-532-44-6889  Fax: +81-532-44-6889

E-mail: mich _at_ cs.tut.ac.jp

 

[Education]

Institute: University of Tokyo, Faculty of Letters, Department of Psychology, Degree: B. A., Year Conferred: March 1992, Scientific Field: Experimental Psychology

Institute: University of Tokyo, Division of Humanities, Department of Psychology, Degree: M. A., Year Conferred: March 1994, Scientific Field: Experimental Psychology

Institute: University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Life Sciences / Psychology, Degree: Ph. D., Year Conferred: March 1997, Scientific Field: Experimental Psychology, Chair: Professor Shinsuke Shimojo

 

[Professional Experience]

1993-1994 Research Fellow, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

1994-1997 DC Research Fellow, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan.

1997-1999 Research Associate, Department of Psychology, Graduate school of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo, Japan.

2000-2003 Lecturer, Department of Knowledge-based Information Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.

2003-2005 Associate Professor, Department of Knowledge-based Information Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.

2005-2010 Associate Professor, Research Center for Future Vehicle, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.

2006-2009 Visiting Researcher, RIKEN, Japan.

2007-2010 Project Researcher, RARC (Rikkyo Amusement Research Centre), Rikkyo University, Japan.

2010-2016 Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.

2016 Senior Science and Technology Policy Fellow, Cabinet Office, Japan.

2017- Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.

 

[Teaching Experience]

1998 ‘Basic Seminar in Psychology’, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Rikkyo University, Japan.

1999 October- 2000 March ‘Experiment course in Psychology’, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Rikkyo University, Japan.

2008 'Virtual-Reality Psychology', Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Kyoto University, Japan.

2000-2009 ‘Cognitive-psychology and Engineering’, Graduate School of Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology

2000-2010 ‘Cognition and Engineering’, Toyohashi University of Technology

2000-2009 ‘Basic Programming in C’, Toyohashi University of Technology

2010-2013 "Basics of ICT", Toyohashi University of Technology

2010-2012 'Special topics in Cognitive Neuroscience’, Graduate School of Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology

2012- 'Human information processing', Toyohashi University of Technology

2012- ' Perceptual Reality' in Human and Arts, Nagoya University

2014- 'Introduction of Cognitive Sciences' , Toyohashi University of Technology


[Responsibilities in Conferences and Organizations]

International:

- International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT): 2008 Program committee member

- Asian Conference on Vision (ACV): 2005 Program committee member

-  International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF): 2011 Organizing Committee member

-  The IEEE Virtual Reality Conference (VR): 2014 Program Committee member

Domestic:

- Japan Psychological Association: 2005-current Representative

-  Vision Society of Japan: 2004 Conference committee member, 2007 Conference chair

- Virtual Reality Society of Japan: 2011-2014 Executive board member, 2001-2007 Journal committee member, 2008-2011 Transaction committee member, 2004 Guest editor of a special issue in transaction ‘Virtual Reality and Psychology’, 2007 Guest editor of a special issue in transaction ‘Psychology and Virtual Reality in BMI/BCI Era’, 2010 Guest editor of a special issue in transaction ‘Virtual-Reality Psychology 4’, 2011 Guest editor of a special issue in journal ‘Mind and Brain, Reality and Body’, 2013 Guest editor of a special issue in transaction ‘Virtual-Reality Psychology 5’, 2015 Guest editor of a special issue in transaction 'Virtual-Reality Psychology 6',

- SIG for Virtual-Reality Psychology (in Virtual Reality Society of Japan); 2009-2011 SIG Chair

 

[Publication – Original full paper in English]

-           Kitazaki, M. and Shimojo, S. (1996), 'Generic-view Principle' for Three-dimensional-motion perception: Optics and inverse optics of a single straight bar, Perception, 25, 797-814. (IF 1.36 (2008))

-           Kitazaki, M. and Shimojo, S. (1998), Surface discontinuity is critical in a moving observer's perception of objects' depth order and relative motion from retinal image motion, Perception, 27, 1153-1176. (IF 1.36 (2008))

-           Kitazaki, M. and Shimojo, S. (1999), Three-dimensional structure perception of paired-dot and unpaired-dot spherical surfaces: the effects of the vantage point and the object's rotation axis predicted by the generic-view principle, The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 18(1), 9-22.

-           Kitazaki, M. (2000), Depth capture by generic-view motion, Japanese Psychological Research, 42(2), 77-90.

-           Kitazaki, M. and Sato, T. (2003), Attentional modulation of self-motion perception, Perception, 32, 475-484. (IF 1.36 (2008))

-           Kitazaki, M., Kobiki, H., and Maloney, L. T. (2008), Effect of pictorial depth cues, binocular disparity cues and motion parallax depth cues on lightness perception in three-dimensional virtual scenes, PLoS ONE, 3(9): e3177. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003177. (IF 4.351 (2009))

-           Minami, T., Goto, K., Kitazaki, M. and Nakauchi, S. (2009), Asymmetry of P3 amplitude during oddball tasks reflects the unnaturalness of visual stimuli, NeuroReport, 20(16), 1471-1476. (IF 1.805 (2008))

-           Katayama, N., Katayama, J., Kitazaki, M., and Itakura S. (2010), Young children's folk knowledge of robots, Asian Culture and History, 2(2), 111-116.

-           Kitazaki, M. and Kimura, T. (2010), Effects of long-term adaptation to sway-yoked visual motion and galvanic vestibular stimulation on visual and vestibular control of posture, Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 19(6), 544-556. (IF 1.241 (2009))

-           Minami, T., Goto, K., Kitazaki, M. and Nakauchi, S. (2011), Effects of color information on face processing using event-related potentials and gamma oscillations, Neuroscience, 176, 265-273. (IF 3.292 (2009))

-           Tamura, T., Gunji, A., Takeichi, H., Shigemasu, H., Inagaki, M., Kaga, M., and Kitazaki, M. (2012), Audio-vocal monitoring system revealed by mu-rhythm activity, Frontiers in Psychology, 3:225. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00225. (IF 2.8 (2013))

-           Morita, T., Slaughter, V., Katayama, N., Kitazaki, M., Kakigi, R. and Itakura, S. (2012), Infant and adult perceptions of possible and impossible body movements: An eye-tracking study, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology,113,401-414. (IF 3.188 (2011))

-           Kawahara, J., Yanase, K., and Kitazaki, M. (2012), Attentional capture by the onset and offset of motion signals outside the spatial focus of attention, Journal of Vision, 12(12): 10; doi:10.1167/12.12.10, 1-13. (IF 3.376 (2011))

-           Tani, Y., Araki, K., Nagai, T., Koida, K., Nakauchi, S. and Kitazaki, M. (2013), Enhancement of glossiness perception by retinal-image motion: additional effect of head-yoked motion parallax, PLOS ONE, 8(1): e54549. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054549, 1-8. (IF 3.73 (2012))

-           Kitazaki, M. (2013), Effects of retinal position on visuo-motor adaptation of visual stability in a virtual environment, i-Perception, 4(4), 242–252, DOI:10.1068/i0534. (IF 1.482 (2014))

-           Kanakogi, Y., Okumura, Y., Inoue, Y., Kitazaki, M., and Itakura, S. (2013), Rudimentary sympathy in preverbal infants: Preference for others in distress, PLOS ONE, 8(6): e65292. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065292. (IF 3.73 (2012))

-           Nagai, T., Ono, Y., Tani, Y., Koida, K., Kitazaki, M., Nakauchi, S. (2013), Image regions contributing to perceptual translucency: A psychophysical reverse-correlation study, i-Perception, 4(6), 407-428.(IF 1.482 (2014))

-           Tani, Y. Nagai, T., Koida, K., Kitazaki, M. and Nakauchi, S. (2014), Experts and novices use the same factors, but differently: To evaluate pearl quality, PLOS ONE,9(1): e86400. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086400, 1-7. (IF3.73 (2012))

-           Terashima, K., Takenoshita, S., Miura, J., Tasaki, R., Kitazaki, M., Saegusa, R., Miyoshi, T., Uchiyama, N., Sano, S., Satake, J., Ohmura, R., Fukushima, T., Kakihara, K., Kawamura, H., and Takahashi, M. (2014), Medical round robot -Terapio-, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 26(1), 112-114. 39.

-           Nagai, T., Matsushima, T., Koida, K., Tani, Y., Kitazaki, M., and Nakauchi, S. (accepted), Temporal properties of material categorization and material rating: visual vs non-visual material features.Vision Research, 115B, 259-270. (IF1.815 (2014))

-           Suzuki, Y., Galli, L., Ikeda, A., Itakura, S. and Kitazaki, M. (2015). Measuring empathy for human and robot hand pain using electroencephalography. Scientific Reports, 5:15924; doi: 10.1038/srep15924 (IF5.578 (2014))

-           Ishikawa, M., Park, Y-h., Kitazaki, M., and Itakura, S. (2017). Social information affects adults’ evaluation of fairness in distributions: An ERP approach. PLoS ONE, 12(2): e0172974. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172974 (IF3.057 (2015))

[Publication – Conference Full Paper in English]

-           Kitazaki, M. and Shimizu, A. (2005), Visual-motor adaptation to stabilize perceptual world: Its generality and specificity, Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT), 85-90.

-           Nagaya, N, Sugimoto, M., Nii, H., Kitazaki, M. and Inami, M. (2005), Visual perception modulated by galvanic vestibular stimulation, Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT), 78-84.

-           Nagaya, N, Yoshidzumi, M., Sugimoto, M., Nii, H., Maeda, T., Kitazaki, M. and Inami, M. (2006), Gravity Jockey using Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation, Proceedings of ACE2006 (International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology 2006), 6pages (online)

-           Kitazaki, M., Nakano, T., Matsuzaki, N. and Shigemasu, H. (2006). Control of Eye-movement to Decrease VE-sickness, Proceedings of ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST), 13, 350-355.

-           Kitazaki, M. (2007), Creation and Investigation of Reality based on Perceptual Psychology, Proceedings of AsiaGraph 2007 in Tokyo, 79-84.

-           Kishida, E., Matsuzaki, N., Uenuma, K, Shigemasu, H., Kitazaki, M., and Iwao, K. (2009), A study on a device for controlling visual information to improve driver performance, SAE (Society for Automotive Engineers) 2009, Detroit, MI, April 2009. SAE paper: 2009-01-0548, 10pages.

-           Tsuruhara, A., Katsumata, Y., Kitazaki, M., Hanazawa, A., Kanazawa, S. and Yamaguchi, M. (2009) Infants' visually induced postural sway: The effect of the attractiveness of fixation mark, 15th International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, July 12-17, 2009, In J.B. Wagman & C. C. Pagano (Eds.), Studies in perception and action X (pp. 157-160). New York: Psychology Press.

-           Soyama, S. and Kitazaki, M. (2009 Effects of Depth Cues and Shading Resolution on Lightness Perception in 3-D Scenes: Towards measuring reality, Proceedings of ASIAGRAPH2009 in Tokyo, 3(1), 53-57.

-           Kitazaki, M., Kimura, T., Inoue, Y., and Matsuzaki, N. (2009) Modification of visual and vestibular control of posture by long-term adaptation to body-movement-yoked visual motion and galvanic vestibular stimulation, Virtual Environments 2009 (2009 Joint Virtual Reality Conference of EGVE - ICAT - EuroVR), Hirose, M., Schmalstieg, D., Wingrave, C. A., and Nishimura, K. (eds), pp.137-143.

-           Kitazaki, M. (2013) Human adaptation, plasticity and learning for a new sensory-motor world in virtual reality, HCII (Human Computer Interaction International) 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 26th 2013. VAMR/HCII 2013, Part I, R. Shumaker (Ed.), LNCS (Lecture Note in Computer Science), 8021, pp. 184-191. Springer: Heidelberg.

-           Hyodo, M., Itakura, S., and Kitazaki, M. (2015), Equity in distributive justice to virtual characters. The 2015 International Conference On Advanced Informatics: Concepts, Theory And Application (ICAICTA2015), Chonburi, Thailand, August 19-22. [Best Paper Award].

-           Kitazaki, M., Hirota, K. and Ikei, Y. (2016), Minimal virtual reality system for virtual walking in a real scene. 18th International Conference, HCI International 2016, Toronto, Canada, July 17-22, 2016. HIMI (Human Interface and the Management of Information) 2016, Part I, S. Yamamoto (ed.), LNCS (Lecture Note in Computer Science), 9734, 501-510.

 

[Award in Science and Engineering]

International:

-           ACE2006 (International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology 2006) Outstanding Paper Award

-           JVRC2009 (2009 Joint Virtual Reality Conference of EGVE - ICAT - EuroVR) Best Paper Award Honorable Mention (First author)

-           The 2015 International Conference On Advanced Informatics: Concepts, Theory and Application (ICAICTA2015), Best paper Award

-           Augmented Human 2017 Best Demo Award

Domestic:

-           Japan Psychonomic Society 1999, 2001 Best presentation awards

-           Virtual Reality Society of Japan 2000 Best presentation award

-           Virtual Reality Society of Japan 2006, 2010, 2014 Best paper awards

-           Japan Psychonomic Society 2014 Best paper award

-           Virtual Reality Society of Japan 2016 Contribution award