yudai tanaka

intercepting nervous system for interactive actuation

I’m a second-year phd student in the department of computer science at University of Chicago
advised by Pedro Lopes.
I invent novel channels for computers to intercept our nervous system and allow them to actuate our perception and behavior.

Curriculum Vitae | Google Scholar | Twitter | Email: yudaitanaka [at] uchicago.edu


2022.05.05 EHA won the best demo award at CHI 2022!
2022.05.04 presented EHA at CHI 2022. Talk
2022.02.17 Am I Paying Fairly? (my undergrad work with Prof. Kotaro Hara) got accepted to CHI 2022 LBW.
2022.02.15 the demo of EHA got accepted to CHI 2022 Interactivity.
2021.11.15 Electrical Head Actuation (EHA) got accepted to CHI 2022 (full paper).
2021.10.13 served as a session chair for the Typing and Pointing session at UIST 2021.
2020.11.01 presented DualVib at VRST 2020. Talk
2020.09.25 arrived in Chicago and officially started my phd!
2020.08.18 DualVib got accepted to VRST 2020 (full paper).

full papers

Electrical Head Actuation:
Enabling Interactive Systems to Directly Manipulate Head Orientation

Yudai Tanaka, Jun Nishida, and Pedro Lopes.

CHI 2022 (Minor Revision: 12.5%)

CHI best demo award (people’s choice)

Video | Paper | Publication

Talk | Demo

Simulating Haptic Sensation of Dynamic Mass
by Combining Pseudo-Force and Texture Feedback

Yudai Tanaka, Arata Horie, and Xiang ‘Anthony’ Chen.

VRST 2020 (Acceptance Rate: 26.5%)

Video | Paper | Publication | Talk

short papers, posters

Am I Paying Fairly?
Understanding Crowdsourcing Requesters’ Wage Setting Behaviors using Bayesian Growth Curve Modeling

Kotaro Hara, Yudai Tanaka.

CHI 2022 Late-Breaking Work

Publication | Talk

Saliency-Based Automatic Shape Representation of Digital Images with a Vertical Pin-Array Screen

Yudai Tanaka*, Riku Arakawa*, Hiromu Kawarasaki, and Kiyosu Maeda (*: equal contribution).

TEI 2020 Poster

Video | Paper

A Formative Study for Record-time Manual Annotation of First-person Videos

Yudai Tanaka, Sohei Wakisaka, and Masahiko Inami.

MobileHCI 2019 Poster

Video | Paper