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Dr. Yumiko Sakamoto

Research Associate

About

My research interest centers on Social Cognition during Interpersonal as well as Human-Computer interactions. More specifically, I am interested in how different levels of perception can affect our cognitive and physical performance during these Interactions.


Projects

Publications

Ambient assisted living technologies to support older adults’ health and wellness: a systematic mapp

Choukou, M. A., Polyvyana, A., Sakamoto, Y., & Osterreicher, A. (2021). Ambient assisted living technologies to support older adults’ health and wellness: a systematic mapping review. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, 25(12), 4289-4307.

Attitude and perceptions of older and younger adults towards ambient technologyfor assisted living

Choukou, M. A., Sakamoto, Y., & Irani, P. (2021). Attitude and perceptions of older and younger adults towards ambient technology for assisted living. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, 25(10), 3709-3717.

SF-LG: Space-Filling Line Graphs for Visualizing Interrelated Time-series Data on Smartwatches

Ali Neshati, Fouad Alallah, Bradley Rey, Yumiko Sakamota, Marcos Serrano, and Pourang Irani. (Accepted in MobileHCI 2021)

Exploring the Need and Design for Situated Video Analytics.

Fouad Alallah, Yumiko Sakamoto, and Pourang Irani. 2020. Exploring the Need and Design for Situated Video Analytics. In Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI ’20), October 31-November 1, 2020, Virtual Event, Canada. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 11 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3385959.3418458

Is Going Unnoticed More Socially Acceptable?: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Social Acce

Sakamoto, Y., Irani, P., & Hasan, K. (2020). Is Going Unnoticed More Socially Acceptable?: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Social Acceptability and Noticeability of Fitness Trackers. Human Computer Interaction and Emerging Technologies: Adjunct Proceedings from, 117.

Limb-O: Real-Time Comparison and Visualization of Lower Limb Motions

Michael Gammon, Ritesh Udhani, Parth Patekar, Yumiko Sakamoto, Carlo Menon, and Pourang Irani. 2020. Limb-O: Real-Time Comparison and Visualization of Lower Limb Motions. In 11th Augmented Human International Conference (AH ’20), May 27–29, 2020, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 8 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3396339.3396360

Exploring Technology For Neonatal Resuscitation Training

Kenny Hong, Yumiko Sakamoto, Ganesh Srinivasan, and Pourang Irani. 2020. Exploring Technology For Neonatal Resuscitation Training. In 11th Augmented Human International Conference (AH ’20), May 27–29, 2020, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 9 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3396339.3396359

User Gesture Elicitation of Common Smartphone Tasks for Hand Proximate User Interfaces

Shariff A. M. Faleel, Michael Gammon, Yumiko Sakamoto, Carlo Menon, and Pourang Irani. 2020. User Gesture Elicitation of Common Smartphone Tasks for Hand Proximate User Interfaces. In 11th Augmented Human International Conference (AH ’20), May 27–29, 2020, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 8 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3396339.3396363

Using Guessability Framework: Age-Related Differences In Hand Gesture Interaction (Short paper)

Yurii Vasylkiv, Ali Neshati, Shariff A. M. Faleel, Yumiko Sakamoto, and Pourang Irani. 2020. Using guessability framework: age-related differences in hand gesture interaction. In Proceedings of the 11th Augmented Human International Conference (AH '20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 24, 1–2. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3396339.3396394

Eyes-Free Graph Legibility: Using Skin-Dragging to Provide a Tactile Graph Visualization on the Arm

Sandra Bardot, Sawyer Rempel, Bradley Rey, Ali Neshati, Yumiko Sakamoto, Carlo Menon and Pourang Irani. 2020. Eyes-Free Graph Legibility: Using Skin-Dragging to Provide a Tactile Graph Visualization on the Arm. In 11th Augmented Human International Conference (AH ’20), May 27–29, 2020, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. ACM, NewYork, NY, USA, 8pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3396339.3396344

A Smart Utensil for Detecting Food Pick-Up Gesture and Amount While Eating

Zuoyi Zhang, Huizhe Zheng, Sawyer Rempel, Kenny Hong, Teng Han, Yumiko Sakamoto, and Pourang Irani. 2020. A smart utensil for detecting food pick-up gesture and amount while eating. In Proceedings of the 11th Augmented Human International Conference (AH '20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 2, 1–8. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3396339.3396361  (3rd  best paper award)

Design to Eat Smart! A Design Framework for Pervasive Interventions

Zuoyi Zhang, Teng Han, John Swystun, Yumiko Sakamoto, and Pourang Irani. 2020. Design to Eat Smart! A Design Framework for Pervasive Interventions of Eating Habits. To appear at Pervasive Health 2020.

Persuasive Data Videos: Investigating Persuasive Self-Tracking Feedback with Augmented Data Videos

Eun Kyoung Choe, Yumiko Sakamoto, Yanis Fatmi, Bongshin Lee, Christophe Hurter, Ashkan Haghshenas, and Pourang Irani (2019) Persuasive Data Videos: Investigating Persuasive Self-Tracking Feedback with Augmented Data Videos, Proceedings of AMIA 2019.

#SociallyAcceptableHCI: Social Acceptability of Emerging Technologies and Novel Interaction Paradigm

Koelle, M., George, C., Schwind, V., Perry, D., Sakamoto, Y., Hasan, K., ... & Olsson, T. (2019, September). # SociallyAcceptableHCI: Social Acceptability of Emerging Technologies and Novel Interaction Paradigms. In IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 741-746). Springer, Cham.

G-Sparks: Glanceable Sparklines on Smartwatches

Ali Neshati, Yumiko Sakamoto, Launa Leboe-Mcgowan, Jason Leboe-Mcgowan, Marcos Serrano, Pourang Irani. G-Sparks: Glanceable Sparklines on Smartwatches (regular paper). Dans : Graphics Interface (GI 2019), Kingston, Canada, 28/05/19-31/05/19, 2019

Smart Home Interactions for People with Reduced Hand Mobility Using Subtle EMG-Signal Gestures

Vasylkiv Y, Neshati A, Sakamoto Y, Gomez R, Nakamura K, Irani P. Smart Home Interactions for People with Reduced Hand Mobility Using Subtle EMG-Signal Gestures. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019;257 436-443. PMID: 30741236.

The Use of Head-Worn Augmented Reality Displays in Health Communications

Hong K, Sakamoto Y, Irani P. The Use of Head-Worn Augmented Reality Displays in Health Communications. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019;257 163-169. PMID: 30741190.

Challenges in Displaying Health Data on Small Smartwatch Screens

Neshati A, Sakamoto Y, Irani P. Challenges in Displaying Health Data on Small Smartwatch Screens. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019;257 325-332. PMID: 30741218.

Applying a Pneumatic Interface to Intervene with Rapid Eating Behaviour

Zhang Z, Kim J, Sakamoto Y, Han T, Irani P. Applying a Pneumatic Interface to Intervene with Rapid Eating Behaviour. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019;257 513-519. PMID: 30741249.

Performer vs. observer: whose comfort level should we consider?

Fouad Alallah, Ali Neshati, Yumiko Sakamoto, Khalad Hasan, Edward Lank, Andrea Bunt, and Pourang Irani. 2018. Performer vs. observer: whose comfort level should we consider when examining the social acceptability of input modalities for head-worn display?. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST '18), Stephen N. Spencer (Ed.). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 10, 9 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3281505.3281541

Crowdsourcing vs Laboratory-Style Social Acceptability Studies?: Examining the Social Acceptability

Fouad Alallah, Ali Neshati, Nima Sheibani, Yumiko Sakamoto, Andrea Bunt, Pourang Irani, and Khalad Hasan. 2018. Crowdsourcing vs Laboratory-Style Social Acceptability Studies?: Examining the Social Acceptability of Spatial User Interactions for Head-Worn Displays. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 310, 7 pages. DOI: https://doi-org.uml.idm.oclc.org/10.1145/3173574.3173884

Culture moderates the relationship between interdependence and face recognition.

Ng, A. H., Steele, J. R., Sasaki, J. Y., Sakamoto, Y., & Williams, A. (2015). Culture moderates the relationship between interdependence and face recognition. Frontiers in psychology, 6, 1620.

Airport security measures and their influence on enplanement intentions

Alards-Tomalin, D., Ansons, T. L., Reich, T. C., Sakamoto, Y., Davie, R., Leboe-McGowan, J. P., & Leboe-McGowan, L. C. (2014). Airport security measures and their influence on enplanement intentions: Responses from leisure travelers attending a Canadian University. Journal of Air Transport Management, 37, 60-68.

Who cares what the outgroup thinks?

Vorauer, J. D., & Sakamoto, Y. (2008). Who cares what the outgroup thinks? Testing an information search model of the importance individuals accord to an outgroup member's view of them during intergroup interaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95(6), 1467–1480. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0012631