English Publications (Updated on 01-April-2012)

Journal Papers

  1. Komatsu, T., Utsunomiya, A., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2005). Experiments toward a mutual adaptive speech interface that adopts the cognitive features humans use for communication and induces and exploits users' adaptation, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, vol.18 (3), 243-268.
  2. Komatsu, T., and Morikawa, K. (2007). Entrainment in the rate of utterance in speech dialogs between users and an auto response system, Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol.17 (2), 186-198.
  3. Yong, X., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Hattori, T., Sumi, Y. and Nishida, T. (2009). WOZ experiments for understanding mutual adaptation. AI & Society: The Journal of Human-Centred Systems, Vol.23 (3), 10.1007/s00146-007-0134-1
  4. Akita J., Komatsu, T., Ito, K., Ono T., and Okamoto, M.(2009). CyARM: Haptic Sensing Device for Spatial Localization on Basis of Exploration by Arms, Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 2009, Article ID 901707, 6 pages, doi:10.1155/2009/901707.
  5. Yong, X., Ohmoto, Y., Okada, S., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Kamei, K., Sumi, Y. and Nishida, T.(2010). Formation conditions of mutual adaptation in human-agent collaborative interaction, Applied Intelligence, vol. 2010, DOI 10.1007/s10489-010-0255-y.
  6. Yong, X., Ohmoto, Y., Okada, S., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Kamei, K., Sumi, Y. and Nishida, T.(2010). Active adaptation in human-agent collaborative interaction, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, vol. 2010, DOI 10.1007/s10844-010-0135-2.
  7. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2011). Adaptation gap hypothesis: How differences between users’ expected and perceived agent functions affect their subjective impression, Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, vol.9 (1), 67 - 74.
  8. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. How does the agents' appearance affect users' interpretation of the agents' attitudes - Experimental investigation on expressing the same artificial sounds from agents with different appearances, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 27 (3), 260-279.
  9. Komatsu, T., Kurosawa, R., and Yamada, S. (2012). How does the Difference between Users' Expectations and Perceptions about a Robotic Agent Affect Their Behavior? International Journal of Social Robotics, vol. 4 (2), 109-116.

Conference Papers

  1. Oka, N., Morikawa, K., Komatsu, T., Suzuki K., Kazuo, H., Ueda, K., and Omori, T. (2001). Embodiment without a Physical Body, In Proceedings of International Workshop of Developmental Embodied Cognition 2001 (DECO2001), (CD-ROM).
  2. Komatsu, T., Suzuki, K., Hiraki, K., Ueda, K., and Oka, N. (2001). Analysis of Speech/Action-Based Communication: In terms of Mutual Adaptation and Prosodic Effects, In Proceedings of International Conference on Cognitive Science 2001 (ICCS2001), pp143-147.
  3. Komatsu, T., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2002). What is Important for an Autonomous Interactive Robot? In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB02), pp.399-400.
  4. Komatsu, T., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2002). Mutual Adaptive Meaning Acquisition by Paralanguage Information: Experimental Analysis of Communication Establishing Process, In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2002), pp.548-553.
  5. Komatsu, T., Utsunomiya, A., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2003). Toward a Mutual Adaptive Interface by Utilizing a User's Cognitive Features, In Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (IEEE/CIRA2003), pp.1102-1107.
  6. Komatsu, T., Utsunomiya, A., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2003). Toward a Mutual Adaptive Interface: An interface induces a user's adaptation and utilize this induced adaptation, and vice versa, In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2003), pp.687-692.
  7. Komatsu, T., Utsunomiya, A., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2003). Toward a Mutual Adaptive Interface: An interface and a user induces and utilize the partner's adaptation, In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Information & Engineering Systems (KES2003, also LNAI 2774), pp.1101-1108.
  8. Komatsu, T., Utsunomiya, A., Ueda, K., and Oka, N. (2003). Can you communicate with me? - An experimental design how humans regard artificial agents as communication partners, In Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2003), (CD-ROM).
  9. Komatsu, T., Utsunomiya, A., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2003). A meaning acquisition model which recognizes user's speeches like a pet animal is doing, In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Automation Systems (CIRAS2003), (CD-ROM).
  10. Utsunomiya, A., Komatsu, T., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2003). Construction of Meaning Acquisition Model Using Prosodic Information: Toward a Smooth Human-Agent Interaction, In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII2003), pp.543-547.
  11. Komatsu, T., and Nagasaki, Y. (2004). Can we estimate the speaker's emotional state from her/his prosodic features? - Effects of F0 contour's slope and duration on perceiving disagreement, hesitation, agreement and attention, In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA2004), pp.2227-2230
  12. Nagasaki, Y., and Komatsu, T. (2004). Fundamental Frequency as a cue to estimate speakers' emotional state, In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA2004), pp.2231-2234
  13. Nagasaki, Y., and Komatsu, T. (2004). The Superior Effectiveness of the F0 Range for Identifying the Context from Sounds without Phonemes, In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (INTERSPEECH2004), (CD-ROM).
  14. Nagasaki, Y., and Komatsu, T. (2004). Can People Perceive Different Emotions from a Non-emotional Voice by Modifying its F0 and Duration?, In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Speech Prosody (SP2004), pp.667-670.
  15. Komatsu, T., Ohtsuka, S., Ueda, K., Komeda, T., and Oka, N. (2004). A method for estimating whether a user is in smooth communication with an interactive agent in human-agent interaction, In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES2004), pp. 371-377.
  16. Utsunomiya, A., Komatsu, T., Suzuki, K., Ueda, K., Hiraki, K., and Oka, N. (2004). A meaning acquisition model which induces and utilize human's adaptation, In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Information and Engineering Systems (KES2004), pp. 378-384.
  17. Komatsu, T. (2004). How can a life-like agent evoke its emotions for users? - A method for inducing user's natural behaviors to establish "mutual adaptation", In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB2004), pp.415-424.
  18. Komatsu, T. (2005). Can we assign attitudes to a computer based on its beep sounds?, In Proceedings of the Affective Interactions: The computer in the affective loop Workshop at Intelligent User Interface 2005 (IUI2005), pp. 35-37.
  19. Ohmoto, Y., Ueda, K., and Komatsu, T. (2005). Sensing of intention that appears as various nonverbal information in face-to-face communication, In Proceedings of AISB 2005 Symposium: Conversational Informatics for Supporting Social Intelligence & Interaction, pp. 52-57.
  20. Komatsu, T., and Morikawa, K. (2005). Entrainment of rate of utterances in speech dialogs between users and an auto response system, In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES2005), pp.868-874.
  21. Akita, J., Ito, K., Komatsu, T., Ono, T., and Okamoto, M. (2005). CyARM: Direct Perception Device by Dynamic Touch, In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Perception and Action (ICPA13), pp.87-90.
  22. Komatsu, T. (2005). Can we assign attitudes to a computer based on its beeps?, In Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-05), pp. 1962-1963.
  23. Komatsu, T. (2005). Subtle expressivity for making humans estimate certain attitudes, In Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2005), pp.241-246.
  24. Morikawa, K, and Komatsu, T. (2005). Human entrainment of rate of utterances when communicating with an auto response system, In Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2005), pp.247-252.
  25. Okamoto, M., Akita, J., Ito, K., Ono, T., and Komatsu, T. (2005). See it by Hand- CyARM, In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Enactive Interface (CD-ROM).
  26. Komatsu, T. (2005). Toward making humans empathize with artificial agents by means of subtle expressions, In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2005), pp. 458-465.
  27. Komatsu, T., Suzuki, S., Suzuki, K., Ono, T., Matsubara, H., Uchimoto, T., Okada, H., Kitano, I., Sakamoto, D., Sato, T., Honma, M., Sato, T., Osada, J., Hata, M. and Inui, H. (2005). Reconfigurable robot with intuitive authoring system−“Dress-Up Robot”−, In Proceedings of the 36th International symposium on Robotics (ISR2005), (CD-ROM).
  28. Komatsu, T., Ono, T., Akita, J., Ito, K., and Okamoto, M. (2005). See it by Hand - CyARM: Enhancing interaction ability without using visual information, In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS2005), (CD-ROM).
  29. Komatsu, T., Iwaoka, T., and Nambu, M. (2006). The Effect of Prior Interaction Experience with Real/virtual Robot on Participants' Leaving Message Task, In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2006), (CD-ROM).
  30. Komatsu, T., Iwaoka, T., and Nambu, M. (2006). Leaving a message with the PaPeRo robot: The effect of interaction experience with real or virtual PaPeRo on impression evaluation, In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC2006), pp. 27-32.
  31. Komatsu, T. (2006). Audio subtle expressions affecting user's perceptions, In Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Intelligent User Interface (ACM-IUI2006), pp.306-308.
  32. Yamada, S., and Komatsu, T. (2006). Designing simple and effective expression of robot's primitive minds to a human, In Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2006), pp. 2614-2619.
  33. Ono, T., Komatsu, T., Akita, J., Ito, K., and Okamoto, M. (2006). CyARM: Interactive Device for Environment Recognition and Joint Haptic Attention using Non-Visual Modality, In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP2006), pp. 1251-1258.
  34. Munekata, N., Komatsu, T., and Matsubara, H. (2007). Marching Bear: An Interface System Encouraging User’s Emotional Attachment and Providing an Immersive Experience, In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC2007), pp. 340-349.
  35. Yong, X., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Sumi, Y. and Nishida, T. (2007). Can Gesture Establish An Independent Communication Channel?, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems 2007, (CD-ROM).
  36. Komatsu, T., Ohtsuka, S., Ueda, K., and Komeda, T. (2007). Comprehension of Users' Subjective Interaction States during their Interaction, In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2007), pp.168-279.
  37. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2007). Effects of Robotic Agents’ Appearances on Users’ Interpretation of the Agents’ Attitudes: Towards an Expansion of “Uncanny Valley” assumption, In Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2007), pp. 380-385.
  38. Komatsu, T., and Yokoyama, K. (2007). Experiments to Clarify Whether the “Gain and Loss of Esteem” Could be Observed in Human-Robot Interaction, In Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2007), pp. 457-462.
  39. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2007). How appearance of robotic agents affects how people interpret the agents' attitudes, In Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACM-ACE2007), pp.123-126.
  40. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2007). How do robotic agents' appearances affect people's interpretations of the agents' attitudes?, In Extended Abstract of the ACM-CHI2007 (in work-in-progress session),pp.2519-2525.
  41. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2008). Effect of Agent Appearance on People's Interpretation of Agent's Attitude. In Extended Abstract of the ACM-CHI2008 (in work-in-progress session), pp. 2919-2924.
  42. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2008). How Does Appearance of Agents Affect How People Interpret the Agents' Attitudes ? Experimental Investigation on Expressing the Same Information from Agents Having Different Appearance, In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2008) within 2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2008), pp. 1935-1940.
  43. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2008). People's Interpretations of Agents' Attitude from Artificial Sounds Expressed by Agents with Different Appearances, In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2008), pp. 2492-2497.
  44. Komatsu, T., and Nambu, M. (2008). Effects of the Agents' Appearance on People's Estimations about the Agents' Abilities: Questionnaire Investigations for Liberal Arts and Informatics Students, In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2008), pp. 142-147.
  45. Komatsu, T., and Abe, Y. (2008). Comparing an On-screen Agent with a Robotic Agent in Non-face-to-face Interactions, In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA08), pp. 498-504.
  46. Komatsu, T., Ohmoto, Y., Ueda, K., Okadome, T., Kamei, K., Yong, X., Sumi, H., and Nishida, T. (2008). In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Social Interaction Design (SID08), (CD-ROM).
  47. Yong, X., Ohmoto, Y., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Kamei, K., Okada, S.,Sumi, Y., and Nishida, T.(2008). Two-Layered Communicative Protocol Model in a Cooperative Directional Guidance Task, In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Social Interaction Design (SID08), (CD-ROM).
  48. Mizuno, R., Ito, K., Akita, J., Ono, T., Komatsu, T., and Okamoto, M. (2008). Shape Perception using CyARM - Active Sensing Device, In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Cognitive Science (ICCS2008), pp. 182-185.
  49. Munekata, N., Komatsu, T., and Matsubara, H. (2008).An Interface System “Marching Bear” Evoking User's Emotional Attachment, SICE Annual Conference 2008 (SICE2008), pp. 477-480.
  50. Komatsu, T., and Kuki, N. (2009). Can Users React Toward an On-screen Agent as if They are Reacting Toward a Robotic Agent?, In Proceedings of the 4th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI2009), pp.217-218.
  51. Mizuno, R., Ito, K., Akita, J., Ono, T., Komatsu, T., and Okamoto, M. (2009). Use’s Motion for Shape Perception using CyARM, In Proceedings of the HCI International 2009, pp. 185-191. 
  52. Yong, X,. Ohmoto, Y., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Kamei, K., Okada, S., Sumi, Y., and Nishida, T. (2009). A Platform System for Developing a Collaborative Mutually Adaptive Agent, In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA-AIE 2009), pp. 576- 585.
  53. Komatsu, T., Kaneko, H., and Komeda, T. (2009). Investigating the Effects of Gain and Loss of Esteem on Human-Robot Interaction, In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR2009), pp.87-94.
  54. Komatsu, T., and Kuki, N. (2009). Investigating the Contributing Factors to Make Users React Toward an On-screen Agent as if They are Reacting Toward a Robotic Agent, In Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN2009), pp. 651-656.
  55. Yong, X,. Ohmoto, Y., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Kamei, K., Okada, S., Sumi, Y., and Nishida, T. (2009). Actively Adaptive Agent for Human-Agent Collaborative Task, In Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT'09), pp. 19-30.
  56. Yong, X,. Ohmoto, Y., Ueda, K., Komatsu, T., Okadome, T., Kamei, K., Okada, S., Sumi, Y., and Nishida, T. (2009). Establishing Adaptation Loop in Interaction between Human User and Adaptive Agent, In Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Intelligent Systems (ICIS 2009), pp. 647-651.
  57. Komatsu, T., and Seki, Y. (2010). Users' reactions toward an on-screen agent appearing on different media, In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI2010), pp. 163-164.
  58. Komatsu, T., and Yamada, S. (2010). Effects of Adaptation Gap on Users・Differences in Impressions of Artificial Agents, In Proceedings of the 14th. World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI 2010), pp. 6-11.
  59. Komatsu, T., Yamada, S., Kobayashi, K., Funakoshi, K., and Nakano, M. (2010). Artificial Subtle Expressions: Intuitive Notification Methodology of Artifacts, In Proceedings of the 28th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2010), pp. 1941-1944..
  60. Funakoshi, K., Kobayashi, K., Nakano, M., Komatsu, T. and Yamada, S. (2010). Reducing Speech Collisions by Using an Artificial Subtle Expression in a Decelerated Spoken Dialogue? Should communication robots respond quickly?, In Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, pp. 34-41.
  61. Tomoto, Y., Nakamura, T,, Kanoh M., and Komatsu, T. (2010). Visualization of Similarity Relationships by Onomatopoeia Thesaurus Map, In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2010), pp. 3304-3309.
  62. Komatsu, T., Yamada, S., Kobayashi, K., Funakoshi, K., and Nakano, M. (2010). Proposing Artificial Subtle Expressions as an Intuitive Notification Methodology for Artificial Agents' Internal States, In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2010), pp. 447-452.
  63. Funakoshi, K., Kobayashi, K., Nakano, M., Komatsu, T. and Yamada, S. (2010). Non- humanlike Spoken Dialogue: a Design Perspective, in Proceedings of the 11th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL2010), pp. 176-184.
  64. Komatsu, T., Kurosawa, R., and Yamada, S. (2011). Difference between Users’ Expectations and Perceptions about a Robotic Agent (Adaptation Gap) Affect Their Behaviors, In Proceedings of the HRI 2011 workshop Expectations in intuitive human-robot interaction, published as PDF.
  65. Okamoto, M., Komatsu, T., Ito, K., Akita, J. and Ono, T. (2011). FutureBody: Design of Perception Using the Human Body, In Proceedings of the 2nd Augmented Human International Conference (AH11), article No. a-35.
  66. Komatsu, T., Yamada, S., Kobayashi, K., Funakoshi, K., and Nakano, M. (2011). Effects of Different Types of Artifacts on Interpretations of Artificial Subtle Expressions (ASEs), In Extended Abstract of the ACM-CHI2011 (in work-in-progress session), pp. 1249-1254.
  67. Kobayashi, K., Funakoshi, K., Yamada, S., Nakano, M., Komatsu, T. and Saito, Y. (2011). Blinking Light Patterns as Artificial Subtle Expressions in Human-Robot Speech Interaction, In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2011), pp.181-186.
  68. Komatsu, T., Seki, Y., Sasama, Y., Yamaguchi, T., and Yamada, K. (2011). Investigation of Users’ Reactions Toward Various Kinds of Artificial Agents: Comparison of an Robotic Agent with an On-screen Agent, In Proceedings of the HCI International 2001, pp. (2) 470-478.
  69. Komatsu, T., Yamada, S., Kobayashi, K., Funakoshi, K., and Nakano, M. (2011). Interpretations of Artificial Subtle Expressions (ASEs) in Terms of Different Types of Artifact: A Comparison of An On-screen Artifact with A Robot, In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2011), pp. (2) 22-30.
  70. Komatsu, T. (2012). Quantifying Japanese Onomatopoeias: Toward Augmenting Creative Activities with Onomatopoeias, In Proceedings of the 3rd Augmented Human International Conference (AH12), article No. a-15, DOI: 10.1145/2160125.2160140.
  71. Komatsu, T., Kobayashi, K., Yamada, S., Funakoshi, K., and Nakano, M. (2012). Can Users Live with Overconfident or Unconfident Systems?: A Comparison of Artificial Subtle Expressions with Human-like Expression, In Extended Abstract of the ACM-CHI2012 (in work-in-progress session), to appear.
  72. Nakamura, S., and Komatsu, T. (2012). Study of Information Clouding Methods to Prevent Spoilers of Sports Match, In Proceedings of the 11th International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI2012), to appear.

Book Chapters

  1. Ueda, K., and Komatsu, T (2007). Mutual Adaptation: A New Criterion for Designing and Evaluating Human-Computer Interaction, Engineering Approaches to Conversational Informatics, In T. Nishida (Eds.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 381-402, ISBN-13: 978-0470026991.
  2. Yamada, S., and Komatsu, T (2007). Designing simple and effective expression of robot’s primitive minds to a human, In N. Sarkar (Eds.), Human-robot Interaction, In-Tech Education and Publishing, 481-496, ISBN 978-3-902613-13-4.
  3. Komatsu, T. (2010). Comparison an On-screen Agent with a Robotic Agent in an Everyday Interaction Style: How to Make Users React Toward an On-screen Agent as if They are Reacting Toward a Robotic Agent, In D. Chugo (Eds), Human-Robot Interaction, INTECH, 85-100, ISBN: 978-953-307-051-3.