Publications

 Journal Papers

  1. Kohei Okuoka, Kouichi Enami, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, and Michita Imai, “Multi-device Trust Transfer: Can Trust be Transferred Among Multiple Devices?,” in Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 13, 920844, Aug. 2022. 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.920844
  2. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Yuuki Yasumatsu, and Michita Imai, “Help-Estimator: Robot Requests for Help from Humans by Estimating a Person’s Subjective Time,” in International Journal of Social Robotics, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 617–630, Apr. 2022. 10.1007/s12369-021-00792-8
  3. Yuka Okada, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Hiroshi Nittono, and Masahiro Shiomi, “Kawaii emotions in presentations: Viewing a physical touch affects perception of affiliative feelings of others toward an object,” in PLOS ONE, vol. 17, no. 3, e0264736, Mar. 2022. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264736
  4. Atsumu Kubota, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, and Masahiro Shiomi, “From When to When: Evaluating Naturalness of Reaction Time via Viewing Turn around Behaviors,” in Applied Sciences, vol. 11, no. 23, 11424, Dec. 2021. doi.org/10.3390/app112311424
  5. Dario Alfonso Cuello Mejía, Aoba Saito, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Hidenobu Sumioka, Hiroshi Ishiguro, and Masahiro Shiomi, “Modeling of Pre-Touch Reaction Distance for Faces in a Virtual Environment,” in Journal of Information Processing, vol. 29, pp. 657–666, Oct. 2021. 10.2197/ipsjjip.29.657
  6. Masahiro Shiomi, Yumiko Tamura, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Reiko Akahane-Yamada and Katsunori Shimohara, “Two is Better Than One: Verification of the Effect of Praise from Two Robots on Pre-school Children’s Learning Time,” in Advanced Robotics, vol. 35, no. 19, pp. 1132–1144, Oct. 2021. 10.1080/01691864.2021.1970019
  7. Yumiko Tamura, Masahiro Shiomi, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, and Norihiro Hagita, “Robots as an Interactive-Social Medium in Storytelling to Multiple Children,” in Interaction Studies, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 110–140, Sep. 2021. 10.1075/is.18033.tam
  8. Kana Higashino, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, and Masahiro Shiomi, “Tactile Stimulus is Essential to Increase Motivation for Touch Interaction in Virtual Environment,” in Advanced Robotics, vol. 35, no. 17, pp. 1043–1053, Sep. 2021. 10.1080/01691864.2021.1967780
  9. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, and Katsunori Shimohara, “Coordinating Entrainment Phenomena: Robot Conversation Strategy for Object Recognition,” in Applied Sciences, vol. 11, no. 5, 2358, Mar. 2021. 10.3390/app11052358
  10. Masahiro Shiomi, Soto Okumura, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, and Katsunori Shimohara, “Two is better than one: Social rewards from two agents enhance offline improvements in motor skills more than single agent,” in PLOS ONE, vol. 15, no. 11, e0240622, Nov. 2020. 10.1371/journal.pone.0240622
  11. Masahiro Shiomi, Takahiro Hirano, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, and Katsunori Shimohara, “Gaze-Height and Speech-Timing Effects on Feeling Robot-Initiated Touches,” in Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 68–75, Feb. 2020. 10.20965/jrm.2020.p0068
  12. Honoka Arai, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Reo Matsumura, and Masahiro Shiomi, “How Can Robot’s Gaze Ratio and Body Direction Show an Awareness of Priority to the People with Whom it is Interacting?,” in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 3798–3805, Oct. 2019. 10.1109/LRA.2019.2929992
    (The contents of this paper were also selected by IROS2019’ Program Committee for presentation at the Conference.)
  13. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, and Norihiro Hagita, “Conversation Strategy Comparison between Explicit Request and Implicit Alignment in Object Reference Conversation,” in Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 441–452, Jul. 2018. (Published in Japanese) 10.7210/jrsj.36.441
  14. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Tomoki Nakahata, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Ivan Tanev, and Katsunori Shimohara, “System Supporting Self-Motivated Video-Viewing Stops for Children,” in SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 48–54, Jan. 2018. 10.9746/jcmsi.11.48
  15. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev, and Katsunori Shimohara, “Can Graphical Interaction Increase Feelings of Conveying and Understanding in On-line Group Discussion?,” in SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 55–64, Jan. 2018. 10.9746/jcmsi.11.55
  16. Takahiro Hirano, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, and Norihiro Hagita, “How Do Communication Cues Change Impressions of Human-Robot Touch Interaction?,” in International Journal of Social Robotics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 21–31, Jan. 2018. 10.1007/s12369-017-0425-8
  17. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, and Norihiro Hagita, “Gender Effects on Lexical Alignment in Human-Robot Interaction,” in IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, vol. 137, no. 12, pp. 1625–1632, Dec. 2017. 10.1541/ieejeiss.137.1625
  18. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, and Norihiro Hagita, “Robot Confirmation Behavior to Improve Object Reference Recognition,” in Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, vol. 35, no. 9, pp. 681–692, Nov. 2017. (Published in Japanese) 10.7210/jrsj.35.681

 Conference Papers

  1. Ryoichi Shibata, Shoya Matsumori, Yosuke Fukuchi, Tomoyuki Maekawa, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, and Michita Imai: “Utilizing Core-Query for Context-Sensitive Ad Generation Based on Dialogue,” In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI2022), Finland, Mar. 2022, pp. 734–745. (Acceptance rate = 24.5%)
  2. Atsumu Kubota, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, and Masahiro Shiomi: “Priming Effects on Reaction Time toward Touch via a Web-Survey: Human Reaction or Android Reaction?,” Companion of the 2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI2021 LBR), Virtual, Mar. 2021, pp. 172–175.
  3. Yuka Okada, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Hiroshi Nittono, Masahiro Shiomi: “Can a Robot’s Touches Express the Feeling of Kawaii toward an Object?,” In Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2020), Las Vegas, USA, Oct. 2020, pp. 11276–11283.
  4. Yuka Okada, Riko Taniguchi, Akihiro Tatsumi, Masashi Okubo, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Masahiro Shiomi: “Effects of Touch Behaviors and Whispering Voices in Robot-Robot Interaction for Information Providing Tasks,” In Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2020), Napoli, Italy, Aug. 2020, pp. 7–13.
  5. Kana Higashino, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Masahiro Shiomi: “Effects of Social Touch from an Agent in Virtual Space Comparing Visual Stimuli and Virtual-Tactile Stimuli,” In Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2020), Napoli, Italy, Aug. 2020, pp. 768–774.
  6. Yohei Otsuka, Shohei Akita, Kohei Okuoka, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Michita Imai: “PredGaze: Incongruity Prediction Model for the User’s Gaze Movement,” In Proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2020), Napoli, Italy, Aug. 2020, pp. 48–53.
  7. Riki Satogata, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Shun Yoshioka, Masahiko Osawa, Kazuhiko Shinozawa and Michita Imai: “Emergence of Agent Gaze Behavior using Interactive Kinetics-Based Gaze Direction Model,” In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI2020), Cambridge, United Kingdom, Mar. 2020. pp. 433–435.
  8. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Michita Imai and Masahiro Shiomi: “Lexical Entrainment in Multi-party Human–Robot Interaction,” In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR2019), Madrid, Spain, Nov. 2019. pp. 165–175.
  9. Yumiko Tamura, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Investigating Impression of Storytelling with Robots to Multiple Children,” The 5th Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering 2018 (APWC on CSE 2018).
  10. Aoba Saito, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Shinya Otani, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Lexical Entrainment in Interaction with Two Robots,” The 5th Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering 2018 (APWC on CSE 2018).
  11. Shinya Otani, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “The Influence of Priming Information for the Robots on Peer Pressure,” The 5th Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering 2018 (APWC on CSE 2018).
  12. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Influence for Impression on Caregiving Task by Communicating Robot’s Motion State through Conversatoin between Robots,” The 5th Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering 2018 (APWC on CSE 2018). (Abstract)
  13. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Calibrating Depth Sensors for Pedestrian TrackingUsing a Robot as a Movable and Localized Landmark,” In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2018), Miyazaki, Japan, Oct. 2018. pp. 345–350.
  14. Soto Okumura, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Do Social Rewards from Robots Enhance Offline Improvements in Motor Skills?,” In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR2017), Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 2017. pp. 32–41. (Acceptance rate = 30.5%)
  15. Yumiko Tamura, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Effects of a Listener Robot with Children in Storytelling,” In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI2017), Bielefeld, Germany, Oct. 2017, pp. 35–43. (Acceptance rate = 47.44%)
  16. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev and Katsunori Shimohara: “Relationship between Personality and Robots’ Interaction Strategies in Object Reference Conversations,” In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Electronics and Software Science, Takamatsu, Japan, Nov. 2016, pp. 128–136.
  17. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Alignment Approach Comparison between Implicit and Explicit Suggestions in Object Reference Conversations,” In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI2016), Biopolis, Singapore, Oct. 2016, pp. 193–200. (Acceptance rate = 43.9%)
  18. Takahiro Hirano, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takuya Nagashio, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Communication Cues in a Human-Robot Touch Interaction,” In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI2016), Biopolis, Singapore, Oct. 2016, pp. 201–206. (Acceptance rate = 43.9%)
  19. Takuya Nagashio, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Takahiro Hirano, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara: “Supporting Better Sleep by Using a Hugvie,” The SICE Annual Conference 2016, Tsukuba, Japan, Sept. 2016, pp. 834–837. (Abstract)
  20. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Tomoki Nakahata, Takahiro Hirano, Takuya Nagashio, Masahiro Shiomi, Takamasa Iio, Ivan Tanev and Katsunori Shimohara: “Video Recommendation System that Arranges Video Clips based on Pre-defined Viewing times,” In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII2016), Toronto, Canada, July 2016, pp 478–486.
  21. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara, Norihiro Hagita: “Improvement of Object Reference Recognition through Human Robot Alignment,” In Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2015), Kobe, Japan, Aug. 2015, pp. 337–342.
  22. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev, Katsunori Shimohara: “Self-Organizing of Information by Rhizomic-Link which Autonomously Grows: Modeling and Evaluation of Rhizomic-Link Mechanism,” The 34th Chinese Control Conference and SICE Annual Conference 2015, Hangzhou, China, July 2015, pp. 347–350. (Abstract)
  23. Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Takamasa Iio, Masahiro Shiomi, Ivan Tanev and Katsunori Shimohara: “Can Graphical Interaction Affect Mutual Understanding?,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronics and Software Science, Takamatsu, Japan, July 2015, pp. 78–86.
  24. Koya Kimura, Mitsuhiko Kimoto, Katsunori Shimohara: “Do!PaPi: Platform for E-book as Media for Relationality,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Humanized Systems 2013, Kagawa, Japan, Sept. 2013, pp. 50–53.

 Awards

  1. Best Paper Award, The 5th Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering 2018 (APWC on CSE 2018), “Lexical Entrainment in Interaction with Two Robots,” 2018.
  2. Best Student Paper Award Candidates, The Fourth International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI2016), “Alignment Approach Comparison between Implicit and Explicit Suggestions in Object Reference Conversations,” 2016.
  3. Best Student Paper Award Candidates, The Fourth International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI2016), “Communication Cues in Human-Robot Touch Interaction,” 2016.
 August 8, 2022