yudai tanaka

intercepting nervous system for interactive actuation

I’m a third-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


2023.01.13 two papers got accepted to CHI 2023.
2022.11.07 two papers went onto the R&R stage for CHI 2023!
2022.10.31 demo’d DigituSync at UIST 2022.
2022.08.11 demo’d EHA at SIGGRAPH 2022 (E-tech).
2022.08.10 talked at Metaverse workshop at SIGGRAPH 2022.
2022.06.25 DigituSync (co-authored work) got accepted to UIST 2022.
2022.05.11 EHA got accepted to SIGGRAPH 2022 E-tech.
2022.05.05 EHA won the best demo award at CHI 2022!

full papers

Full-Hand Electro-Tactile Feedback without Obstructing Palmar Side of Hand

Yudai Tanaka, Alan Shen, Andy Kong, and Pedro Lopes.

CHI 2023 (Acceptance Rate: 28.4%)

to appear

Enabling Lips as both Input and Output Surface

Arata Jingu, Yudai Tanaka, and Pedro Lopes.

CHI 2023 (Acceptance Rate: 28.4%)

to appear

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

Yudai Tanaka, Jun Nishida, and Pedro Lopes.

CHI 2022 (Minor Revision: 12.5%)

SIGGRAPH E-tech 2022

Best Demo Award at CHI 2022

Video | Paper | Publication

Talk | Demo

Dual-User Passive Exoskeleton Glove That Adaptively Shares Hand Gestures

Jun Nishida, Yudai Tanaka, Romain Nith, and Pedro Lopes.

UIST 2022 (Acceptance Rate: 25.9%)

Video | Paper | Publication

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

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