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College of Image Arts and Sciences  /
Department of Image Arts and Sciences

 (Male)
 Michael   LYONS  Professor

■Concurrent affiliation
Graduate School of Image Arts and Sciences
■Graduate school/University/other
12/1991  University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)  Graduate School, Division of Physics  Doctoral course  Completed
10/1985  University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)  Graduate School, Division of Physics  Master's course  Completed
05/1983  McGill University (Montreal, Canada)  Faculty of Science  Physics  Graduated
■Academic degrees
Doctor of Philosophy (05/1992 University of British Columbia)   Master of Science (11/1985 University of British Columbia)   Bachelor of Science, First Class Honours (05/1983 McGill University)  
■Career history
01/1992-12/1993  カリフォルニア工科大学計算神経システム講座特別研究員 [国外]
01/1994-12/1994  南カリフォルニア大学文学芸術理学部物理学講師 [国外]
05/1994-05/1995  南カリフォルニア大学神経情報行動科学プログラム研究員 [国外]
05/1995-08/1996  南カリフォルニア大学工学部コンピュータ科学学科助教授 [国外]
10/1996-03/2000  株式会社国際電気通信基礎技術研究人間情報処理研究所客員研究員
04/2000-03/2001  株式会社国際電気通信基礎技術研究所メディア情報通信研究所客員研究員
04/2001-03/2006  株式会社国際電気通信基礎技術研究所メディア情報科学研究所主任研究員
10/2003-03/2004  名古屋大学工学部 非常勤講師
10/2003-03/2006  株式会社国際電気通信基礎技術研究所メディア情報科学研究所上級研究員
10/2003-03/2007  株式会社国際電気通信基礎技術研究所知能ロボティクス研究所主任研究員
■Committee history
2005-  Only activities since 2005 are shown (PC = Program Committee)
04/2001-06/2013  Steering Committee NIME
2005-  PC NIME-05, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2005-  PC Interactive Art Program, ACM Multimedia 2005, Singapore
2005-2006  Program Chair NIME-06, IRCAM, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2005-2006  Organizer International Workshop on HCI and the Face, Montreal, Canada
2005-2006  PC International Workshop on Cognitive Prostheses and Assisted Communication, Sydney, Australia
2006-  PC 2nd IEEE Workshop on Vision for Human Computer Interaction, New York, NY, USA
2006-  PC Interactive Art Program, ACM Multimedia 2006, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
2006-2007  PC NIME-07, New York University, NY, USA
2006-2007  PC International Workshop on Video Processing and Recognition, Montreal,
2006-2007  PC International Computer Music Conference, Aalburg University, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007-  PC Interfaces Track, ACM Multimedia 2007, Augsberg, Germany
2007-  Program Committee 1st International Workshop, Tagging, Mining and Retrieval of Human-Related Activity Information, Nagoya
2007-2008  PC NIME-08, University of Genova, Italy
2007-2008  PC International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems, Gosier, Guadeloupe
2008-2009  PC NIME-09 Carnegie Mellon University, USA
2008-2009  PC International Computer Music Conference, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2008-2009  PC International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems, Valencia, Spain
2009-  PC Interactive Arts Program, ACM Multimedia 2009, Beijing, China
2009-  Panel member, Dutch ICT Innovation Platform award (IIP)
2009-2010  PC International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-10), Sydney, Australia
2010-  PC Interactive Arts Program, ACM Multimedia 2010, Florence, Italy
2010-2011  PC International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA
2010-2011  PC FG11 Face Expression Recognition Challenge, European Network of Excellence in Social Signal Processing
2010-2011  PC International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-11), University of Oslo, Norway
2011-  Referee, Rutherford Discovery Fellowship, Royal Society of New Zealand
2011-2012  PC International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-12), University of Michigan, USA
2012-  PC International Conference on Culture and Computing, Hangzhou, China
2012-  Referee, Faculty Promotion Committee, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
06/2013-  NIME  Advisory Board, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
06/2013-  DeSForM 2013  Program Committee, 8th International Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement
09/2013-04/2014  ACM SIGCHI  Referee, ACM CHI 2014
11/2013-07/2014  NIME 2014  Meta-review Committee, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
07/2014-  MIT Press  Reviewer, Computer Music Journal
09/2014-04/2015  ACM SIGCHI  Referee, ACM CHI 2015
11/2014-05/2015  NIME 2015  Review Committee, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
07/2015-04/2016  International Conference on Live Interfaces  Scientific Committee, 3rd International Conference on Live Interfaces
11/2015-05/2016  NIME 2016  Meta-review Committee, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
11/2016-05/2017  NIME 2017  Meta-review Committee, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
09/2017-04/2018  ACM SIGCHI  Referee, ACM CHI 2018
11/2017-05/2018  NIME 2018  Meta-review Committee, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
01/2018-06/2018  2018 International Conference on Live Interfaces  Scientific Committee, ICLI 2018 - International Conference on Live Interfaces
■Subject of research
New Interfaces for Audio-Visual Expression
Experimental Media
■Research summary
Audio-Visual Media & Human Computer Interaction

 =Research theme(1)=
We are exploring new ways to interact with information structures that rely on human gesture and emotion.
■Research keywords
Interactive Media, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Visual Perception of Art, HCI, Interface, NIME, Affect, Interaction, Experimental media, Video Art 
■Research activities   (Even top three results are displayed. In View details, all results for public presentation are displayed.)

Books
Paratext 2  Michael J. Lyons  Hangar  102-105, 194-196, 247-248  04/2018
Smart Technologies: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice  Chamin Morikawa and Michael J. Lyons  IGI Global  pp. 67-96  06/2017  9781522525899
A NIME Reader: Fifteen Years of New Interfaces for Musical Expression  Jensenius, Alexander Refsum and Lyons, Michael J.  Springer  03/2017  978-3-319-47213-3
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Papers
How to design, build, and perform with new musical interfaces  Michael Lyons and Sidney Fels  ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017 Courses  9  11/2017  978-1-4503-5403-5  10.1145/3134472.3134473
NIME: A Community of Communities  Michael J. Lyons  A NIME Reader: Fifteen Years of New Interfaces for Musical Expression.
A.R. Jensenius and M.J. Lyons (eds.) Springer.  477-478  03/2017  978-3-319-47213-3  10.6084/m9.figshare.5386786
NIMEhub: Toward a Repository for Sharing and Archiving Instrument Designs  Andrew P. McPherson, Edgar Berdahl, Michael J. Lyons, Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Ivica Ico Bukvic, and Arve Knudsen  Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University  07/2016  2220-4806
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Research presentations
Film Loops: an improvisation with archaic media  Artist talk for exhibition of video art, Galeria Entropia, Wrocław, Poland  10/23/2018
Experimental Interfaces for Multi-sensory Expression  Visiting Professor Program, Akademia Sztuk Pięknych im. Eugeniusza Gepperta we Wrocławiu (Academy of Fine Arts, Wrocław, Poland)  10/23/2018
A NIME Primer  International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression  06/03/2018
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Other research achievements
「"Hidden tree" the secret of Zen garden」  NewScientist  09/25/2002-09/25/2002
「Read My Lips!」  Asiaweek (magazine edition of Sept. 21, 2001)  09/21/2001-09/21/2001
「Mouth-based Music Control」  NewScientist  08/17/2001-08/17/2001
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Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
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Academic awards
Scientiae Wratislavienses  Visiting Professor Fund  10/2018
Punto y Raya Festival  Honourable Mention  10/2018
Altan Khalis Independent Film Festival  Best International Experimental Short  06/2018
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■Teaching experience   (Even top three results are displayed. In View details, all results for public presentation are displayed.)

Courses taught
2017  Human Interface  Seminar
2017  Programming1  Seminar
2017  Programming2  Seminar
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Teaching achievements
Organized an evening workshop for seminar students to learn and practice performance improvisation strategies.  07/2018-07/2018
Organized a public event in central Kyoto for seminar students (映像文化演習) to show their creative work to the public.  07/2017-07/2017
Organized a public event in central Kyoto for seminar students (映像文化演習) to show their creative work to the public.  06/2016-06/2016
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■Research keywords(on a multiple-choice system)
Cognitive Science
Perceptual information processing
Human interface and interaction
Intelligent Informatics
Kansei informatics
Design science
Music Technology