Yuichi Sakano, Ph.D.

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Senior Researcher

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Research Keywords

glossiness; attractiveness; material properties; multi-view autostereoscopic 3D display; quantitative evaluation; binocular disparity; stereopsis; interocular velocity difference; motion aftereffect; perspective; fMRI; self-motion perception; cue integration; perceptual learning; individual difference; haptics


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Publications [Japanese page]

Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)

  1. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (Early Access).
    Conditions of a multi-view 3D display for accurate reproduction of perceived glossiness.
    IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. (abstract & pdf, pubmed)

  2. Daimon Aoi, Kyoko Hasegawa, Liang Li, Yuichi Sakano, Satoshi Tanaka. (2021).
    Application of multiple iso-surface rendering to improvement of perceived depth in transparent stereoscopic visualization.
    Journal of Advanced Simulation in Science and Engineering, 8, 1, 128-142. (full text, table of contents)

  3. Hanako Ikeda, Yuriko Saheki, Yuichi Sakano, Atsushi Wada, Hiroshi Ando, & Keiko Tagai. (2021).
    Facial radiance influences facial attractiveness and affective impressions of faces.
    International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 43, 144-157. (full text, pubmed)

  4. Yuichi Sakano, Atsushi Wada, Hanako Ikeda, Yuriko Saheki, Keiko Tagai, & Hiroshi Ando. (2021).
    Human brain activity reflecting facial attractiveness from skin reflection.
    Scientific Reports, 11:3412, 1-13. (full text, pubmed)

  5. Yuichi Sakano, Yurina Kitaura, Kyoko Hasegawa, Roberto Lopez-Gulliver, Hiroshi Ando, & Satoshi Tanaka. (2018).
    Quantitative evaluation of perceived depth of transparently-visualized medical 3D data presented with a multi-view 3D display.
    International Journal of Modeling, Simulation, and Scientific Computing, 9(3):1840009, 1-16. doi: 10.1142/S1793962318400093. (abstract, pdf, Special Issue))

  6. Sadanori Ito, Yuichi Sakano, Kenichi Fujino, & Hiroshi Ando. (2017).
    Remote controlled construction equipment by using high-resolution stereoscopic 3D images.
    Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. F3 (Civil Engineering Informatics), 73(1), 15-24. (pdf, table of contents) (main text in Japanese, abstract in pdf in English)

  7. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (2016).
    Differential responses to a visual self-motion signal in human medial cortical regions revealed by wide-view stimulation.
    Frontiers in Psychology, 7:309. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00309. (full text, Research Topic, pubmed)

  8. Yuichi Sakano & Robert S. Allison. (2014).
    Aftereffect of motion-in-depth based on binocular cues: Effects of adaptation duration, interocular correlation, and temporal correlation.
    Journal of Vision, 14(8):21, 1-14. (full text, table of contents, pubmed)

  9. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (2014).
    Human cortical areas involved in perception of surface glossiness.
    NeuroImage, 98, 243-257. (full text, table of contents, pubmed)

  10. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (2012).
    Psychophysical evaluations of a current multi-view 3-D display: Its advantages in glossiness reproduction.
    Journal of the Society for Information Display, 20(5), 286-292. (abstract, pdf, table of contents)

  11. Yuichi Sakano, Robert S. Allison, & Ian P. Howard. (2012).
    Motion aftereffect in depth based on binocular information.
    Journal of Vision, 12(1):11, 1-15. (full text, table of contents, pubmed)

  12. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (2010).
    Effects of head motion and stereo viewing on perceived glossiness.
    Journal of Vision, 10(9):15, 1-14. (full text, table of contents, pubmed)

  13. Yuichi Sakano, Hirohiko Kaneko, & Kazumichi Matsumiya. (2004).
    Effects of learning under the biased depth cue circumstances on the integration process of binocular disparity and perspective for the perception of surface slant.
    Japanese Journal of Optics, 33(8), 490-502. (pdf, table of contents, cinii) (main text in Japanese, abstract and figure captions in English)

  14. Yuichi Sakano, Hirohiko Kaneko, & Kazumichi Matsumiya. (2004).
    Effects of viewing distance and past experiences on the integration process of binocular disparity and perspective for the perception of surface slant.
    Japanese Journal of Optics, 33(2), 110-121. (pdf, table of contents, cinii) (main text in Japanese, abstract and figure captions in English)

# For the number of citations, see Google Scholar Citations.


Review Articles & Commentaries

  1. Yuichi Sakano, Atsushi Wada, & Hiroshi Ando. (2017).
    Gloss processing in the human brain: towards evaluation of apparent surface quality based on brain activity measurement.
    Image Laboratory, 28(2), 22-27. (written in Japanese)

  2. Sadanori Ito, Yuichi Sakano, Masaharu Moteki, Akihiko Nishiyama, Kenichi Fujino, Shigeo Kitahara, and Hitoshi Okamoto, & Hiroshi Ando. (2016).
    Remote control of construction equipment by using high-quality display.
    Robot: the official Journal of Japan Robot Association, 228, 16-23. (written in Japanese)

  3. Yuichi Sakano, Atsushi Wada, & Hiroshi Ando. (2015).
    Cortical processing for gloss perception: Towards objective evaluation of apparent surface quality.
    The Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, 69(6), 502-505. (written in Japanese)

  4. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (2015).
    Human brain regions for perceiving "glossiness" located for the first time „ŸMajor advance in objective evaluation of surface qualities„Ÿ.
    NICT NEWS, 450, 1-2. (pdf, table of contents)

  5. Hiroshi Ando, Akiko Callan, Norberto Eiji Nawa, Yurie Nishino, Juan Liu, Atsushi Wada, & Yuichi Sakano. (2011).
    Perceptual and cognitive mechanisms of presence and its evaluation technology.
    Journal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 57(1/2), 159-168. (pdf, table of contents)

Book Chapter

  1. Yuichi Sakano, Atsushi Wada, & Hiroshi Ando. (2018).
    The mechanism of gloss perception and evaluation of perceived gloss.
    Development of emotionally engaging product and its evaluation. Tokyo, Asakura Publishing Co., Ltd. (written in Japanese)

International Conference Proceedings & Presentations (Peer-Reviewed)

  1. Kota Kataoka, Yuichi Sakano, Naohisa Sakamoto, Kyoko Hasegawa, Liang Li, Satoshi Tanaka. (Sep., 2021).
    Improving depth perception of transparent objects in stereoscopic vision using ambient occlusion.
    The 40th JSST Annual International Conference on Simulation Technology (JSST2021), (Proceedings pp.194-196), Online.

  2. Daimon Aoi, Kyoko Hasegawa, Liang Li, Yuichi Sakano, Satoshi Tanaka. (June, 2020).
    Improving depth perception using multiple iso-surfaces for transparent stereoscopic visualization of medical volume data.
    The KES International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (KES InMed 20), (InMed 2020. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol.192, pp.57-66), Virtual Conference.

  3. Kyouma Nishimura, Liang Li, Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsushi Okamoto, Yuichi Sakano, Satoshi Tanaka. (Oct., 2019).
    Visual guide to improving depth perception in see-through visualization of laser-scanned 3D point clouds.
    19th Asia Simulation Conference (Asia Sim 2019), (Methods and Applications for Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems, vol.1094, pp.149-160), Singapore, Singapore.

  4. Daimon Aoi, Kyoko Hasegawa, Liang Li, Yuichi Sakano, Satoshi Tanaka. (Oct., 2019).
    Effect of multiple iso-surfaces in depth perception in transparent stereoscopic visualizations.
    19th Asia Simulation Conference (Asia Sim 2019), (Methods and Applications for Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems, vol.1094, pp.174-186), Singapore, Singapore.

  5. Miwa Miyawaki, Daimon Aoi, Yuichi Sakano, Roberto Lopez-Gulliver, Kyoko Hasegawa, Liang Li, Hiroshi Ando, Satoshi Tanaka. (June, 2019).
    Fused visualization and feature highlighting to assist depth recognition in transparent stereoscopic visualization.
    The KES International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (KES-InMed-19), (InMed 2019. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol.145, pp.197-204), St. Julians, Malta.

  6. Ikuya Morimoto, Yuichi Sakano, Liang Li, Kyoko Hasegawa, Satoshi Tanaka. (June, 2019).
    Contour lines to assist position recognition of slices in transparent stereoscopic visualization of medical volume data.
    The KES International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (KES-InMed-19), (InMed 2019. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol.145, pp.191-196), St. Julians, Malta.

  7. Yuichi Sakano, Yoshiaki Tsushima, Atsushi Wada, & Hiroshi Ando. (July, 2017).
    Which regions in the human brain are involved in lightness perception?
    The 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2017), (i-Perception Vol. 8, issue.2_suppl, pp.70-71), (https://doi.org/10.1177/2041669517728789), Tainan, Taiwan.

  8. Yurina Kitaura, Kyoko Hasegawa, Yuichi Sakano, Roberto Lopez-Gulliver, Liang Li, Hiroshi Ando, & Satoshi Tanaka. (July, 2017).
    Depth recognition in 3D translucent stereoscopic imaging of medical volumes by means of a glasses-free 3D display.
    The 4th International Conference on Computational Science / Intelligence & Applied Informatics (CSII 2017), (Proceedings pp.196-199), Hamamatsu, Japan.

  9. Yurina Kitaura, Kyoko Hasegawa, Yuichi Sakano, Roberto Lopez-Gulliver, Liang Li, Hiroshi Ando, & Satoshi Tanaka. (June, 2017).
    Effects of depth cues on the recognition of the spatial position of a 3D object in transparent stereoscopic visualization.
    5th International KES Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (KES InMed 2017), (InMed 2017. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol.71, pp.277-282), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal.

  10. Yuichi Sakano, Yurina Kitaura, Kyoko Hasegawa, Roberto Lopez-Gulliver, Hiroshi Ando, & Satoshi Tanaka. (Dec., 2016).
    Evaluation of perceived 3D structure of multi-view 3D medical image based on transparent visualization: a psychophysical study.
    International Conference on 3D Systems and Applications (3DSA 2016), (Proceedings of The International Display Workshops Vol.23, pp.898-901), Fukuoka, Japan.

  11. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, Haruki Mizushina, & Hiroshi Ando. (Nov., 2016).
    Neural response to object motion-in-depth independent of vergence eye movements.
    Neuroscience 2016, (Poster #328.11), San Diego, CA, USA.

  12. Yoshiaki Tsushima, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (Aug., 2016).
    Size of motion display affects precision of motion perception.
    European Conference on Visual Perception 2016, (Perception vol.45, S2 pp.241-242), (https://doi.org/10.1177/0301006616671273), Barcelona, Spain.

  13. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (July, 2016).
    Differential representation of a visual self-motion signal in human medial optic-flow regions revealed by multi-voxel pattern analysis.
    The 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2016), (abstract p33), Fremantle, Australia.

  14. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (June, 2015).
    Development of wide-view stereoscopic visual presentation system for fMRI.
    Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015), (Poster #4345), Honolulu, HI, USA.

  15. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (July, 2014).
    Conditions of a multi-view autostereoscopic 3D display for high-quality glossiness reproduction.
    The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2014), (i-Perception Vol. 5, p272), (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1068/apcv14a), Takamatsu, Japan.

  16. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (July, 2014).
    Neural correlates of vection under wide-view stereoscopic visual display.
    The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2014), (i-Perception Vol. 5, p257), (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1068/apcv14a), Takamatsu, Japan.

  17. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (June, 2013).
    Conditions for designing multi-view 3D displays for high-quality glossiness reproduction based on psychophysical data.
    International Conference on 3D Systems and Applications (3DSA 2013), (Proceedings of 3DSA2013, P2-4, pp.1-4), Osaka, Japan.

  18. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (Sep., 2012).
    Perceiving swinging surface in depth from luminance modulation.
    European Conference on Visual Perception 2012, (Perception vol.41, supplement p71), (https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/peca/41/1_suppl), Alghero, Italy.

  19. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (Aug., 2011).
    Neural substrates of linear vection induced by a large stereoscopic view: an fMRI study.
    European Conference on Visual Perception 2011, (Perception vol.40, supplement p149), (https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/peca/40/1_suppl), Toulouse, France.

  20. Yuichi Sakano, Atsushi Wada, & Hiroshi Ando. (July, 2011).
    Localization of human cortical areas underlying glossiness perception: an fMRI study.
    Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2011), (i-Perception Vol. 2, No. 4, p367), Hong Kong, China.

  21. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (July, 2010).
    Baseline adjustment and cross validation affect prediction accuracy in multi-voxel fMRI analyses.
    7th Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS2010), (FENS Abstract Vol. 5, 207.15, 2010), Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  22. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (May, 2010).
    Psychophysical evaluation of glossiness of objects shown on a multi-view 3D display.
    International Conference on 3D Systems and Applications (3DSA 2010), (Proceedings of the International Conference on 3D Systems and Applications, pp. 135-138), Tokyo, Japan.

  23. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (Apr., 2010).
    Identifying human brain areas activated by attention to glossiness.
    Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2010 annual meeting, (Poster #I106), Montreal, Canada.

  24. Atsushi Wada, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ando. (Nov., 2008).
    Human brain areas involved in perception of surface glossiness.
    Neuroscience 2008, (Poster #260.4), Washington, DC, USA.

  25. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (Oct., 2008).
    Both head motion and stereo viewing enhance perceived glossiness.
    OSA Vision Meeting 2008, (https://doi.org/10.1167/8.17.80), Rochester, NY, USA.

  26. Yuichi Sakano & Hiroshi Ando. (Aug., 2008).
    Effects of self-motion on gloss perception.
    European Conference on Visual Perception 2008, (Perception vol.37, supplement p77), (https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/peca/37/1_suppl), Utrecht, the Netherlands.

  27. Hiroshi Ando, Yuichi Sakano, & Hiroshi Ashida. (July, 2007).
    Human evaluation of visual and haptic interaction.
    HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) International 2007, (Human Interface and the Management of Information: Methods, Techniques and Tools in Information Design, Pt 1, Proceedings, vol.4557, p12-20) (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-73345-4_2), Beijing, China.

  28. Robert S. Allison, Pearl Guterman, Yuichi Sakano, James E. Zacher, Paul Thomas, Sion Jennings, & Todd Macuda. (Apr., 2007).
    Assessing night vision goggle performance in security applications.
    Aerospace in Canada: Research and innovation for the global marketplace. 2007 AERO Conference (Flight Test Methods Symposium), (Electronic Proceedings, ISBN 978-0-9781886-1-0), Toronto, Canada.

  29. Yuichi Sakano & Robert S. Allison. (July, 2006).
    The effects of adaptation duration and interocular spatial correlation of the adaptation stimulus on the duration of motion aftereffect in depth.
    The 4th Asian Conference on Vision, (The Journal of the Vision Society of Japan, Vol.18 Supplement, p187), Matsue, Shimane, Japan.

  30. Yuichi Sakano, Robert S. Allison, Ian P. Howard, & Shabnam Sadr. (May, 2006).
    Aftereffect of motion-in-depth based on binocular cues: no effect of relative disparity between adaptation and test surfaces.
    6th Vision ScienceS Society (https://doi.org/10.1167/6.6.626), Sarasota, FL, USA.

  31. Yuichi Sakano, Robert S. Allison, & Ian P. Howard. (June, 2005).
    Motion aftereffect in depth induced by motion in depth based on binocular cues.
    CVR 2005 International Vision Conference, Toronto, Canada.

  32. Yuichi Sakano, Robert S. Allison, & Ian P. Howard. (May, 2005).
    Aftereffects of motion in depth based on binocular cues.
    5th Vision ScienceS Society (https://doi.org/10.1167/5.8.732), Sarasota, FL, USA.

  33. Hirohiko Kaneko, Yuichi Sakano, & Kazumichi Matsumiya. (Nov., 2004).
    Adaptability of depth cue integration process to biased cue environments.
    3rd Asian Conference on Vision (Progress in Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vol.31 Supplement, p115) Chongqing, China.

  34. Yuichi Sakano, Hirohiko Kaneko, & Kazumichi Matsumiya. (July, 2002).
    Effects of viewing distance and experience on the integration process of disparity and perspective for the perception of surface slant.
    2nd Asian Conference on Vision (Proceedings of the Second Asian Conference on Vision p28) Kyongju, Korea.

  35. Yuichi Sakano & Hirohiko Kaneko. (July, 2001)
    The effect of haptic learning on the process of depth cue integration for perceptual and motor responses.
    1st Asian Conference on Vision (Proceedings of First Asian Conference on Vision p51), Kanagawa, Japan.

  36. Yuichi Sakano, Hirohiko Kaneko, & Keiji Uchikawa. (May, 2001).
    The effect of haptic learning on the integration of disparity and perspective for the dynamic and static slant perception.
    1st Vision ScienceS Society (Program vol.1, p70-71, https://doi.org/10.1167/1.3.250), Sarasota, FL, USA.


Press & News Reports

  1. The Asahi Shimbun (Apr. 23, 2021). Scientists locate brain area that finds radiant skin attractive.

  2. Shiseido (Mar. 23, 2021). Shiseido scientifically verifies that facial skin radiance makes a good impression.


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