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Conversation as Media

My long-term research mission is “Designing Socially Expressive Conversational AI Media to Assist and Entertain Human Lives.” As an independent researcher, I scientifically investigate the nature of human conversations by designing the conversational AI media that has actual impacts on the societies of this century. This post describes the theoretical framework of the design process. Theoretical Framework of the Research Program Conversation requires various ways of information process than other […]

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Starting Point

Journey Towards Ph.D (2006 – 2015) From acknowledgement of the dissertation It was 2005 in Los Angeles, where professor Tetsunori Kobayashi and I met for almost the first time. We were in a party hall for a reception of SIGGRAPH, an international conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies, coincidentally standing next to each other. I had just graduated from the school of literature, majoring in psychology and media studies, […]