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


2022.06.25 one co-authored work got conditionally accepted to UIST 2022 (full paper).
2022.05.11 EHA got accepted to SIGGRAPH 2022 E-tech.
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.
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.

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%)

Best Demo Award

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

Best Poster Award Nominee

Video | Paper