Yuki Kubo



Affiliation

IPLAB WAVE Team
Second Year in Master's Program
Department of Computer Science
Graduate school of SIE, University of Tsukuba

Fields of Interest

  • Wearable
  • Input Interface
  • Interaction Design

Links

Contact

kubo@iplab.cs.tsukuba.ac.jp

Last Update: 2018.05.06

Publication

Refereed International Journal Articles

  1. Yuki Kubo, Ryosuke Takada, Buntarou Shizuki, Shin Takahashi.
    Exploring Context-Aware User Interfaces for Smartphone-Smartwatch Cross-Device Interaction.
    Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT), Volume 1, Issue 3, Article No. 69. pp.69:1-69:21, Sept. 2017. (Acceptance Rate:21.2%, 122/576)
    [ACM DL] [pdf] [Youtube]

Refereed Domestic Journal Articles

  1. Yuki Kubo, Buntarou Shizuki, Jiro Tanaka.
    Touch Gesture for Ultra-small Device Utilizing Short Distance between Bezels.
    IPSJ Journal, Vol.58, No.5, pp.1061-1072, May 2017. (In Japanese)
    [Specially Selected Paper, 2017.05.15] [web]
    [IPSJ] [pdf]

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Yuki Kubo, Buntarou Shizuki, Jiro Tanaka.
    B2B-Swipe: Swipe Gesture for Rectangular Smartwatches from a Bezel to a Bezel.
    Proceedings of the 34th SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'16), pp.3852-3856, May 2016. (Notes, Acceptance Rate: 23.4%)
    [Outstanding Paper Award for Young C&C Researchers]
    [ACM DL] [pdf] [Youtube]
  2. Yuya Kawabata, Daisuke Komoriya, Yuki Kubo, Buntarou Shizuki, Jiro Tanaka.
    Effects of Holding Ring Attached to Mobile Devices on Pointing Accuracy.
    In Proceedings of 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2016), Part2, pp.309-319, July 2016.
    [Springer Link] [pdf]
  3. Yuki Kubo, Hirobumi Tomita, Shuta Nakamae, Takayuki Hoshi, Yoichi Ochiai.
    Bubble Clouds: 3D Form Display Composed of Soap Bubble Cluster
    Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC'17), 10 pages, Sep. 2017.
    [Springer] [pdf] [youtube]
  4. Toshiyuki Ando, Yuki Kubo, Buntarou Shizuki, Shin Takahashi.
    CanalSense: Face-Related Movement Recognition System based on Sensing Air Pressure in Ear Canals
    Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'17), pp. 679-689, Oct. 2017. (Acceptance Rate: 21.5%)
    [ACM DL] [pdf] [Youtube]

Refereed Conference Demonstrations and Posters

  1. Yuki Kubo, Buntarou Shizuki, Shin Takhashi.
    Watch Commander: A Gesture-based Invocation System for Rectangular Smartwatches using B2B-Swipe
    Adjunct Proceedings of the 29th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'16 Adjunct), pp.37-39, Oct. 2016. [Demonstration]
    [ACM DL] [pdf] [youtube]
  2. Yuki Kubo, Hirobumi Tomita, Shuta Nakamae, Takayuki Hoshi, Yoichi Ochiai.
    Bubble Cloud: Projection of an Image onto a Bubble Cluster
    Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE'16 Creative Showcase), Article No.41, 4pages, Nov. 2016. [Demonstration]
    [ACM DL] [pdf]
  3. Yuki Kubo, Ryosuke Takada, Buntarou Shizuki, Shin Takahashi.
    SynCro: Context-Aware User Interface System for Smartphone-Smartwatch Cross-Device Interaction
    Proceedings of the 35th International SIGCHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA'17), pp.1794-1801, May 2017. [Late-breaking Work (Poster)] (Acceptance rate: 38.7%)
    [ACM DL] [pdf]
  4. Toshiyuki Ando, Yuki Kubo, Buntarou Shizuki, Shin Takahashi.
    CanalSense+: Face-Related Movement Recognition and Identification System based on Air Pressure in Ear Canals In Proceedings of the 36th International SIGCHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA'18). 1page. ACM, April 2018. [VideoShowcase] (Acceptance Rate: 21.7%)
    [ACM DL]

Other Papers

  1. Yuki Kubo, Ryosuke Takada, Buntarou Shizuki, Shin Takahashi.
    Context-Aware User Interface System for Smartphone-Smartwatch Cross-Device Interaction
    Proceedings of the 2017 International SIGCHI Conference on Asian CHI Symposium: Emerging HCI Research Collection, 8pages, May 2017.
    [Web]
  2. Toshiyuki Ando, Yuki Kubo, Buntarou Shizuki, Shin Takahashi.
    User Identification Method based on Air Pressure in Ear Canals. In Proceedings of the 2018 International SIGCHI Conference on Asian CHI Symposium: Emerging HCI Research Collection, 6 pages, April 2018. [Web]

Grants

  1. Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
    Strategic Basic Research Programs ACT-I
    "Input Methods Based on Metaphor by using Ultra-small Devices"
    Dec. 2016 - Mar. 2018
    [ACT-I] [My Page]

Award

  1. Local Award
    National Institute of Technology, Kagawa College, Mar. 2013
  2. Local Award
    IEEJ, IEICE and IPSJ Shikoku Branch, Mar. 2013
  3. President's Award
    University of Tsukuba, Mar. 2016
  4. Outstanding Paper Award for Young C&C Researchers
    NEC C&C Foundation, Jun. 2017
    (for B2B-Swipe: Swipe Gesture for Rectangular Smartwatches from a Bezel to a Bezel in CHI'16)
  5. Specially Selected Paper
    Information Processing Society of Japan, May 2017

Work Experience & Education

  1. Internship. KDDI Research, Inc., Oct. 2016 – Jan. 2017
    Implemented a context recognition system using Wrist-Worns Device.
  2. Visiting Student. AIT Lab, ETH Zurich. Oct. 2017 - current
    Implemented a gesture recognition method.

Other Activities

  1. Student Volunteers. 23rd Workshop on Interactive Systems and Software (WISS2015, domestic workshop). Dec. 1st - 4th, 2015.
  2. Student Volunteers. 29th ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'16). Oct. 16th - 19th, 2016.