Profile

I am interested in broad area of Human-Computer Interaction, but have been especially focused on interactions between human and the real world through computers, their input modalities, and their development methods. My current focus is on designing tools for programming interactive media content. In my future vision, everyone can be a weekend carpenter who makes his/her everyday life easy and comfortable with help of information technology, i.e., end-user programming { of | in } the real world.

My resume is available for download.

My photo taken by my good friend at Microsoft Research Asia is also available.

Recent updates

05/14/2015Presented TextAlive in the "Programming Environments" session and organized Japanese HCI Symposium at ACM CHI 2015. In July, I will attend ICLC 2015, Leeds, UK.
04/11/2015In preparation for the CHI presentation, TextAlive is finally released as ver.αjs! Make videos within your browser.
03/20/2015Served as an organizing committee member for a special event named IPSJ-ONE. It gathered 19 top-notch researchers in Information Processing (computer science, information science, that sort of thing) from all over Japan, each of them giving 5-minutes talk introducing their work with their passion for research.
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Projects

Research projects since 2009 in reverse chronological order. Labels with show terms for active development.

Side Projects

Projects not meant to be published as research paper in reverse chronological order. Labels with show terms for active development.

RemotiTunes

'11

Chippie

'06-08 Toolkit

arX MusicPlayer

'02-07

arX Launcher

'04

Contact

Media Interaction Group, ITRI, AIST
Central 2, 1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8568, Japan.
P: +81 29-862-6622
F: +81 29-861-3313
Jun Kato
i@junkato.jp facebook.com/jun.kato jp.linkedin.com/in/jkato