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Research Interests


Journal Papers:

  1. Kawanishi T., Murase H.: "Quick Object Search Using Color Histograms and Pan-Tilt-Zoom Camera -- Dynamic Active Search --", Trans. IEICE, Vol.J84-D-II, No.8, pp.1722-1730 (Aug. 2001). In Japanese .
  2. Tsuchida M., Kawanishi T., Murase H., Takagi S."Sequential Monte-Carlo Estimation of Background Image for Background Subtraction under Changing illumination", Trans. of IEICE, Vol.J87-D-II, No. 5, pp. 1062-1070 May 2004. In Japanese
  3. Tsuchida M., Kawanishi T., Murase H., Takagi S.:"Joint Audio-Visual Tracking based on Dynamic-Weighted Linear Combination of Probability State Density", J. of Advanced Computational Intelligence & Intelligent Informatics (JACI3). (in press)

Conference Papers

  1. Kawanishi T., Yamazawa K., Iwasa H., Takemura H., and Yokoya N.: "Generation of high-resolution stereo panoramic images by omnidirectional imaging sensor using hexagonal pyramidal mirrors", Proc. of the 14th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recoginition (ICPR'98), Vol. I, pp. 485-489, Aug, 1998. (at NAIST)
  2. Kawanishi T., Murase H., Takagi S. and Werner M.: " DYNAMIC ACTIVE SEARCH FOR QUICK OBJECT DETECTION WITH PAN-TILT-ZOOM CAMERA", Proc. of the IEEE 2001 International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2001) , Vol. 3, pp. 716-719, Oct, 2001
    (paper, poster )
  3. Kawanishi T., Murase H., Takagi S.:hQuick 3D Object Detection and Localization by Dynamic Active Search with Multiple Active Camerash,  Proc. of the 16th IAPR International Conference on Pattern recognition (ICPR2002), Vol. 2, pp. 603-606, Aug., 2002.
  4. Kawanishi T., Tsuchida M., Murase, H., Takagi S.: gSmall Cylindrical Display for Anthropomorphic Agentsh, Proc. of the IEEE 2003 International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. (ICME2003), Vol. II, pp. 85-88, Jul., 2003.
  5. Tsuchida M., Kawanishi T., Murase, H., Takagi S.: gSEQUENTIAL MONTE-CARLO ESTIMATION OF BACKGROUND IMAGE FOR BACKGROUND SUBTRACTION UNDER CHANGING ILLUMINATIONh, Proc. of the 3rd IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, No. 396-040, pp. 421-425, Sep, 2003.
  6. Kawanishi T., Kurozumi T., Takagi S., Kashino K.:hSkipping Template Matching Guaranteeing Same Accuracy with Exhaustive Searchh, Proc. of the 5th International Conference Advances on Pattern Recognition (ICAPR 2003), pp. 209-212, 2003.
  7. Raytchev, B., Murase, H. and Kawanishi, T.: hVQ-faces : Unsupervised Multi-View Face Recognition by Pairwise Clustering,h Proc. of the Sixth Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2004), Vol. 1, pp. 79-84, Jan., 2004.
  8. Tsuchida M., Kawanishi T., Takagi S.:h SYNTHESIZING AN IMAGE INVARIANT TO ILLUMINATION GEOMETRY WHEN THE ILLUMINATION SPECTRUM CANNOT BE MEASUREDh, IS&T's Second European Conference on Color in Graphics, Imaging and Vision (CGIV 2004), pp225-228, 2004
  9. Kimura, A., Kawanishi, T. and Kashino, K. :h SIMILARITY-BASED PARTIAL IMAGE RETRIEVAL GUARANTEEING SAME ACCURACY AS EXHAUSTIVE MATCHING,h Proc. of the IEEE 2004  International Conference on Multimedia & Expo. (ICME2004) (in press).
  10. Kimura, A., Kawanishi, T. and Kashino, K. :hAcceleration of similarity-based partial image retrieval using multistage vector quantization,h Proc. of the 17th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2004) (in press)
  11. Kawanishi, T., Kurozumi, T., Kashino, K., Takagi, S.:hA Fast Template Matching Algorithm with Adaptive Skipping Using Inner-Subtemplates' Distances,h Proc. of the 17th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2004) (in press).


1973    Born in Osaka (western part of Japan)
1996    Graduated from Department of Information Science, University of Kyoto
1998    Graduated from the Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
          Joined NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation)
Currently at NTT Communication Science Laboratories.

Contact Address

Recognition Research Group
Media Information Laboratory
NTT Communication Science Laboratories


Telephone: +81 46 240 3662
Facsimile: +81 46 240 4708
E-mail: kawanisi@eye.brl.ntt.co.jp
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