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2016

Withana, A., Ransiri, S., Kaluarachchi, T., Singhabahu, C., Shi, Y., Elvitigala, S., and Nanayakkara, S. (2016). waveSense : Ultra Low Power Gesture Sensing Based on Selective Volumetric Illumination. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (pp. 139–140).

Pablo, J., Fernando, P., Sridhar, P., Withana, A., Nanayakkara, S., Steimle, J., & Maes, P. (2016). PostBits: using contextual locations for embedding cloud information in the home. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 20(6), 1001–1014.

Ploderer, B., Fong, J., Withana, A., Klaic, M., Nair, S., Crocher, V., Vetere, F., and Nanayakkara, S. (2016). ArmSleeve: A Patient Monitoring System to Support Occupational Therapists in Stroke Rehabilitation. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS '16. (pp. 700-711).

2015

Read Bridge lights up for the festive season. Channel NewsAsia, December 2015. Shivaanan Selvasevaran.

Withana, A., Peiris, R., Samarasekara, N., & Nanayakkara, S. (2015). zSense: Enabling Shallow Depth Gesture Recognition for Greater Input Expressivity on Smart Wearables. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI ’15 (pp. 3661–3670).

Withana, A., Koyama, S., Saakes, D., Minamizawa, K., Inami, M., & Nanayakkara, S. (2015).RippleTouch: initial exploration of a wave resonant based full body haptic interface. In Proceedings of the 6th Augmented Human International Conference on - AH ’15 (pp. 61–68).

2014

Schroepfer, T., Nanayakkara, S., Withana, A., Wortmann, T., Cornelius, A., Khew, Y. N., & Lian, A. (2014). Keepers & Bees: an interactive light-art installation of interactive critters that visitors can interact with in real time via their smartphones. Singapore: Singapore Archifest 2014 (Keepers: Singapore Designer Collaborative, Orchard Green).

Ortega-Avila, S., Huber, J., Janaka, N., Withana, A., Fernando, P., & Nanayakkara, S. (2014). SparKubes: exploring the interplay between digital and physical spaces with minimalistic interfaces. In Proceedings of the 26th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference on Designing Futures the Future of Design - OzCHI’14 (pp. 204–207).

Schroepfer, T., Nanayakkara, S., Withana, A., ​Pablo, J., Wortmann, T., Cornelius, A., … Lian, A. (2014). nZwarm: a swarm of luminous sea creatures that interact with passers-by. Wellington, New Zealand: Wellington LUX 2014 (Wellington Waterfront).

Schroepfer, T., Nanayakkara, S., Wortmann, T., Cornelius, A., Khew, Y. N., Lian, A., … Samarasekara, N. (2014). iSwarm: a swarm of luminous sea creatures that interact with passers-by. Singapore: Singapore iLight 2014 (Marina Bay).

Koyama, S., Inami, M., Sugiura, Y., Ogata, M., Withana, A., Uema, Y., … Nawa, K. (2014). Multi-touch steering wheel for in-car tertiary applications using infrared sensors. In Proceedings of the 5th Augmented Human International Conference on - AH’14 (pp. 1–4). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

2013

Withana, A., Koyama, S., Sugiura, Y., Uema, Y., Nawa, K., Yoshizu, S., … Inami, M. (2013). Effects of Relative Rotation on Gesture Interaction in a Multitouch Steering Wheel Based Gaming Interface. In 18 Virtual Reality Conference. Osaka, Japan: Virtual Reality Society of Japan.

2012

Sugiura, Y., Lee, C., Ogata, M., Withana, A., Makino, Y., Sakamoto, D., … Igarashi, T. (2012). PINOKY: A Ring That Animates Your Plush Toys In Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI ’12 (pp. 725–734). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Sugiura, Y., Lee, C., Ogata, M., Withana, A., Makino, Y., Sakamoto, D., … Igarashi, T. (2012). PINOKY: A Ring-like Device That Gives Movement to Any Plush Toy. In CHI ’12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1443–1444). New York, NY, USA: ACM.

Withana, A., Sugiura, Y., & Inami, M. (2012). Haptic Telescope: Visual to Haptic Cross Modal Display. In 17 Virtual Reality Conference. Virtual Reality Society of Japan.

2011

Withana, A., Sugiura, Y., Fernando, C., Uema, Y., Makino, Y., Sugimoto, M., & Inami, M. (2011). ImpAct: Haptic Stylus for Shallow Depth Surface Interaction. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 Emerging Technologies on - SA ’11 (pp. 1–1). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Sugiura, Y., Withana, A., Shinohara, T., Ogata, M., Sakamoto, D., Inami, M., & Igarashi, T. (2011). Cooky: A Cooperative Cooking Robot System. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 Emerging Technologies on - SA ’11 (pp. 1–1). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Dayarathna, M.,Withana, A., Sugiura, K., Infoshare : Design and Implementation of Scalable Multimedia Signage Architecture for Wireless Ubiquitous Environments. Wireless Personal Communications, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 3-27. (2011)

Sugiura, Y., Kakehi, G., Withana, A., Lee, C., Sakamoto, D., Sugimoto, M., … Igarashi, T. (2011). Detecting shape deformation of soft objects using directional photoreflectivity measurement. In Proceedings of the 24th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology - UIST ’11 (pp. 509–516). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Kakehi, G., Sugiura, Y., Withana, A., Lee, C., Nagaya, N., Sakamoto, D., … Igarashi, T. (2011). FuwaFuwa: Detecting Shape Deformation of Soft Objects Using Directional Photoreflectivity Measurement. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2011 Emerging Technologies on - SIGGRAPH ’11 (pp. 1–1). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Withana, A., Dayarathna, M., Inakage, M., & Sugiura, K. (2011). Infoshare: Content, design and system independent multimedia signage architecture In 2nd International Conference on Wireless Communication, Vehicular Technology, Information Theory and Aerospace & Electronic Systems Technology (Wireless VITAE) (pp. 1–6). IEEE.

Sugiura, Y., Gota, K., Withana, A., Sakamoto, D., Inami, M., & Igarashi, T. (2011). Direct Operation Method with Self-projectable Finger Gestures for Bipedal Robots. Journal of Information Processing (JIP), 52(2), 737–742.

2010

Ebihara, Y., Inakage, M., Kondo, C., Sugimoto, M., Tokuhisa, S., Tokiwa, T., … Withana, A. (2010). Composing sounds and images for public display using correlated KANSEI information. In ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2010 Posters on - SA ’10 (p. 1). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Withana, A., Makino, Y., Kondo, M., Sugimoto, M., Kakehi, G., & Inami, M. (2010). ImpAct : Immersive Haptic Stylus to Enable Direct Touch and Manipulation for Surface Computing. ACM Computers in Entertainment, 8(2), 1.

Sugiura, K., Dayarathna, M., & Withana, A. (2010). Design and implementation of distributed and scalable multimedia signage system. In Second International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN) (pp. 273–278). IEEE.

Withana, A., Kondo, M., Kakehi, G., Makino, Y., Sugimoto, M., & Inami, M. ImpAct: Enabling Direct Touch and Manipulation for Surface Computing. In Adjunct proceedings of the 23nd annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology - UIST ’10 (p. 411).

Withana, A., Matsui, R., Sugimoto, M., Harada, K., & Inakage, M. (2010). Narrative image composition using objective and subjective tagging. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2010 Posters on - SIGGRAPH ’10 (p. 1). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Sugiura, Y., Sakamoto, D., Withana, A., Inami, M., & Igarashi, T. (2010). Cooking with robots: designing a household system working in open environments. In Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI ’10 (p. 2427).

2009

Fernando, C. L., Igarashi, T., Inami, M., Sugimoto, M., Sugiura, Y., Withana, A., & Gota, K. (2009). An operating method for a bipedal walking robot for entertainment. In ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2009 Art Gallery & Emerging Technologies: Adaptation on - SIGGRAPH ASIA ’09 (p. 79). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Cheok, A. D., Peiris, R. L., Ranasinghe, N., Teh, J. K. S., Thang, W. W., Zhu, K., … Narangoda, M. (2009). Petimo: Children’s Companion for Safe Social Networking. In ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2009 Art Gallery & Emerging Technologies: Adaptation on - SIGGRAPH ASIA ’09 (p. 80). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Cheok, A. D., Fernando, O. N. N., & Fernando, C. L. et.al. (2009). Petimo: Enhanced tangible social networking companion for children. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Enterntainment Technology - ACE ’09 (p. 411). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.

Cheok, A. D., Peiris, R. L., Ranasinghe, N., Teh, J. K. S., Thang, W. W., Zhu, K., … Narangoda, M. (2009). Petimo: Safe Social Networking Robot for Children. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children - IDC ’09 (p. 274). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.