Masataka Sawayama (澤山 正貴), Ph.D.

Preprints

  1. Liao, X., Sawayama, M., & Xiao, B. (2022) Translucency perception emerges in deep generative representations for natural image synthesis. bioRxiv 2022.08.12.503662 (Article)

Journal articles

  1. Adolphe*, M., Sawayama*, M., Maurel, D., Delmas, A., Oudeyer, P.Y., & Sauzeon, H. (2022) An open-source cognitive test battery to assess human attention and memory Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 1-16. *equal contribution (Article) (Code)
  2. Sawayama, M., Dobashi, Y., Okabe, M., Hosokawasa, K., Koumura, T., Saarela, T., Olkkonen, M., & Nishida, S. (2022) Visual discrimination of optical material properties: a large-scale study. Journal of Vision, 22(2):17, 1–24. (Article)
  3. Liao, C., Sawayama, M., & Xiao, B. (2022) Crystal or Jelly? Effect of Color on the Perception of Translucent Materials with Photographs of Real-world Objects. Journal of Vision, 22(2):6, 1–23. (Article)
  4. Kuroki, S., Sawayama, M., & Nishida, S. (2021) The roles of lower- and higher-order surface statistics in tactile texture perception. Journal of Neurophysiology, 126, 95-111, (Article)
  5. Okubo, L., Yokosawa, K.,Sawayama, M., & Kawabe, T. (2021) Discounting mechanism underlies extinction illusion. Consciousness and Cognition, 90, 103100. 1-11. (Article)
  6. Kawabe, T., & Sawayama, M. (2020) A computational mechanism for seeing dynamic deformation. eNeuro, 7(2), 1-14, (Article)
  7. Nishida, S., Kawabe, T., Sawayama, M., & Fukiage, T. (2018) Motion Perception: From Detection to Interpretation Annual Review of Vision Science, 4(1), doi:10.1146/annurev-vision-091517-034328,(Article)
  8. Sawayama, M. & Nishida, S. (2018) Material and shape perception based on two types of intensity gradient information. PLoS Computational Biology, 14(4):e1006061, 1-40, doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006061 (Article)
  9. Fukiage, T., Kawabe, T., Sawayama, M., & Nishida, S. (2017) Animating Static Objects by Illusion-Based Projection Mapping. Journal of the Society for Information Display , 25(7), 434-443, doi:10.1002/jsid.572, (Article)
  10. Sawayama, M., Adelson, E. H., & Nishida, S. (2017) Visual wetness perception based on image color statistics. Journal of Vision, 17(5):7, 1–24, doi:10.1167/17.5.7 (Article)
  11. Sawayama, M., Nishida, S., & Shinya, M. (2017) Human perception of sub-resolution fineness of dense textures based on image intensity statistics. Journal of Vision, 17(4):8, 1–18, doi:10.1167/17.4.8 (Article)
  12. Kawabe, T., Fukiage, T., Sawayama, M., & Nishida, S. (2016) Deformation Lamps: A Projection Technique to Make Static Objects Perceptually Dynamic. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception (TAP), 13(2), 1-17. (Article)
  13. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (2015) Stain on texture: perception of a dark spot having a blurred edge on textured backgrounds. Vision Research, vol. 109 part B, 209-220, doi:10.1016/j.visres.2014.11.017 (Article)
  14. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (2013) Spatial organization affects lightness perception on articulated surrounds. Journal of Vision, 13(5):5, 1-14, doi: 10.1167/13.5.5 (Article)
  15. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (2012) Local computation of lightness on articulated surrounds. iPerception, 3 (8), 505-514. doi: 10.1068/i0528 (Article)

Conference papers (ICLR paper, CGI, EuroHaptics)

  1. Lemesle*, Y., Sawayama*, M., Valle-Perez, G., Adolphe, M., Sauzéon, H., & Oudeyer, P. Y. (2022) Language-biased image classification: evaluation based on semantic representations International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) 2022. *equal contribution. (Article) (Code)
  2. Todo, H., Yatagawa, T., Sawayama, M., Dobashi, Y., & Kakimoto, M. (2019) Image-based translucency transfer through correlation analysis over multi-scale spatial color distribution Computer Graphics International (CGI) 2019, Calgary, Canada, also published in the Visual Computer doi:10.1007/s00371-019-01676-9 (Article)
  3. Kuroki, S., Sawayama, M., & Nishida, S. (2018) Haptic texture perception on 3D-printed surfaces transcribed from visual natural textures EuroHaptics 2018, Pisa, Italy

MISC (Blog etc)

  1. Sawayama, M., Lemesle, Y., & Oudeyer, P.Y. (2022) Watching artificial intelligence through the lens of cognitive science methodologies. hal-03729242, (Article)

Conference presentations (VSS, ECVP, Siggraph E-tech, SfN, CCN, etc)

  1. Adolphe, M., Sawayama, M., Maurel, D., Delmas, A., Oudeyer, P.Y., & Sauzeon, H. (2022) An adaptive curriculum design for cognitive training of attention. 22nd meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Lille, France
  2. Sawayama, M., Adolphe, M., Maurel, D., Delmas, A., Oudeyer, P.Y., & Sauzeon, H. (2022) Developing an open-source cognitive test battery for human attention and memory assessment. 22nd meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Lille, France
  3. Liao, X., Sawayama, M., & Xiao, B. (2022) Unsupervised learning of translucent material appearance using StyleGAN. Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience (CCN), San Francisco, USA
  4. Liao, X., Sawayama, M., & Xiao, B. (2022) A Perceptual Evaluation of the StyleGAN2-ADA Generated Images of Translucent Objects 22nd Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  5. Sawayama, M., Liao, C., Nishida, S. & Xiao, B. (2022) Replaceability of two deep generative models trained with a pair of translucent objects with different geometries 22nd Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (V-VSS), Online conference
  6. Takahashi, N., Chen, X., Sawayama, M., Motomura, Y., & Hiramatsu, C. (2022) Color saliency and attention change represented by neural processing in individuals with various color visions 22nd Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  7. Liao, C.,Sawayama, M., & Xiao, B. (May, 2021) Individual differences in classification of translucent materials using photos of real-world objects. 21st Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Online conference
  8. Okubo, L., Yokosawa, K.,Sawayama, M., & Kawabe, T. (June, 2020) Why does a disk subjectively disappear in Ninio′s extinction illusion? 20th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Online conference
  9. Kawasaki, K., Miki, H., Anzai, K., Sawayama, M., Matsuo, T., Suzuki, T., Hasegawa, T., & Okatani, T. (2019) Spatial and time-frequency representations of glossy material properties in the monkey inferior temporal cortex. Society for Neuroscience 2019, Chicago, IL
  10. Kuroki, S., Sawayama, M., & Nishida, S. (May, 2019) Haptic discrimination of 3D-printed patterns based on natural visual textures 19th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  11. Sawayama, M., Fukiage, T., & Nishida, S. (May, 2019) Slant-dependent image modulation for perceiving translucent objects 19th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  12. Liu, X., Sawayama, M., Hayashi, R., Ozay, M., Okatani, T. & Nishida, S. (May, 2018) Perturbation Tolerance of Deep Neural Networks and Humans in Material Recognition 18th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  13. Sawayama, M. (Nov, 2017) Human visual perception of object qualities based on image statistics The Second ACM SIGCHI Asian Symposium, Tohoku, Japan
  14. Sawayama, M., Fukiage, T., & Nishida, S. (May, 2017) Perceiving shape of thin translucent objects from spatial transmittance variation. 17th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  15. Nishida, S., Kawabe, T., Fukiage, T., & Sawayama, M. (December, 2016) Animating Static Objects by Illusion-Based Projection Mapping. IDW/AD'16
  16. Sawayama, M., Shinya, M., & Nishida, S. (May, 2016) Perception of super-fine structures based on image intensity statistics. 16th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  17. Kawabe, T., Sawayama, M., & Nishida, S. (August, 2015) Deformation lamps: a projection technique to make a static picture dynamic. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2015 Emerging Technologies, p 8.
  18. Sawayama, M. & Nishida, S. (May, 2015) Visual perception of surface wetness. 15th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  19. Nishida, S., Sawayama, M., & Shimokawa, T. (May, 2015) Material-dependent shape distortion by local intensity order reversal. 15th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  20. Sawayama, M. & Nishida, S. (July 2014) Shape and material from intensity gradient: A hypothesis. Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV), Kagawa, Japan
  21. Sawayama, M. & Nishida, S. (May, 2014) Discrimination of highlights from reflectance changes using isophote maps of surface images. 14th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  22. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (May, 2012) Stain or shadow? Perception of a dark spot on textured backgrounds. 12th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  23. Kimura, E., Sawayama, M., & Goryo, K. (May, 2012) Spatial-frequency selectivity of interocular suppression caused by dynamic stimuli. 12th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  24. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (September, 2011) Synchrony grouping affects lightness perception on the articulated surround. The 34th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Toulouse, France
  25. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (May, 2011) A fuzzy-edged region is perceived as differing in reflectance on textured backgrounds. 11th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  26. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (July, 2010) Common-fate grouping affects brightness perception on the articulated surround. Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV), Taipei, Taiwan
  27. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (May, 2010) Local computation of brightness on articulated surrounds, 10th Annual Meeting of Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Florida, USA
  28. Sawayama, M. & Kimura, E. (September, 2009) The influence of texture segmentation on brightness computation on the articulated surrounds. The 32nd European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Regensburg, Germany