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Kazuhiro Otsuka, Ph. D

Senior Research Scientist / Distinguished Researcher

NTT Communication Science Laboratories

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

 

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Contact

Postal Address : 3-1, Morinoato-Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, 243-0198, JAPAN

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Biography

Mar. 1993 B.E. from Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Yokohama National University

Mar. 1995 M.E. from Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Yokohama National University

Aug. 1995 ~ Jan. 1999 : Advanced Video Processing Lab., NTT Human Interface Laboratories, NTT

Jan. 1999  ~ Dec. 2000 : Media Creation Project, NTT Cyber Space Laboratories

Dec. 2000 ~ Mar. 2001 : Content Commerce Project, NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories

Apr. 2001 ~ Media Information Laboratory, NTT Communication Science Laboratories

Apr. 2005 ~ Mar. 2007: Ph.D Candidate, Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University

Apr. 2010 ~ Distinguished Researcher, Media Information Labs. NTT Communication Science Labs., NTT

July 2010 ~ Sept. 2010: Distinguished Invited Researcher, Idiap Research Institute


Currently, Senior Research Scientist in NTT Communication Science Labs.

Awards

-IEICE Human Communication Group (HCG) Symposium’s Excellent Interactive Session Award, Dec. 2015

-IEICE Human Communication Group (HCG) Symposium’s Excellent Interactive Session Award, Dec. 2015

-IEICE Human Communication Group (HCG) Symposium’s Organized Session Award, Dec. 2015

-IEICE Human Communication Award (Dec. 2014)

-16th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI2014) Outstanding Paper Award (Nov. 2014)

-14th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI2012) Outstanding Paper Award (Nov. 2012)

-Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Innovative Technologies Special Award (Ecology) 2012,

-Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Innovative Technologies Award 2012 (Digital Content Expo 2012),

-JSAI, Incentive Award 2011 (Co-authored)

-MIRU2011 (Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding) Interactive Session Award (Jul. 2011)

-IEICE Kiyasu Award (2010)

-IEICE Best Paper Award (2010)

-MIRU2009 (Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding) Excellent Paper Award (Jul. 2009)

-IEICE MVE(Technical Group on Multimedia and Virtual Environment) MVE Award (Nov. 2008)

-8th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2007) Honorable Mention

-ACM 9th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI2007) Outstanding Paper Award

-IAPR 10th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Best Paper Award (1999)

-IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan) Best Paper Award of IPSJ National Convention(1998)

-IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) Young Researcher's Award (1998)

Membership

IEEE

IEICE (Institute of Electrical, Information and Communication Engineers)

IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan)

Committees

・電子情報通信学会 論文誌査読委員(2002年1月~)

・電子情報通信学会 論文誌編集委員(2010年5月~)

・情報処理学会 コンピュータビジョンとイメージメディア論文誌 編集委員(2004年4月~2008年7月)

・情報処理学会 コンピュータビジョンとイメージメディア研究会 運営委員(2003年4月~2009年3月)

ACM 1st. Workshop on Human-Centered Multimedia Technical Program Committee (2006年)

・視聴覚情報研究会(AVIRG) 幹事(2006年10月~)

ACM 13th International Multimedia Modeling Conference (MMM2008) Reviewer (2008年)

ACM Multimedia 2007 Technical Program Committee (2007年4月~)

Asian Conference on Computer Vision 2007 Reviewer (2007年)

FIT2007 査読委員(2007年)

ACM 2nd Workshop on Human-Centered Multimedia, Technical Program Committee (2007年)

・情報処理学会 第70回全国大会 座長 (2008年3月)

・電子情報通信学会 ヴァーバル・ノンヴァーバル・コミュニケーション研究会 専門委員(2008年4月~)

・電子情報通信学会 ヴァーバル・ノンヴァーバル・コミュニケーション研究会 副委員長(2010年4月~2016年3月)

ACM 14th International Multimedia Modeling Conference (MMM2009) Program Committee (2008年)

ACM Multimedia 2009, Human-Centered Multimedia Track TPC, 2009年6月

ACM 11th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces and Workshop on Machine Learning for Multi-modal Interaction (ICMI-MLMI2009), Area Chair

ICMI-MLMI2011 Demo Chair

IEEE FG2011 Area Chair

・画像の認識・理解シンポジウム2011 プログラム委員

・画像の認識・理解シンポジウム2012 プログラム委員

・第18回画像センシングシンポジム(2011) 査読委員

・第19回画像センシングシンポジム(2012) 査読委員

・第20回画像センシングシンポジム(2013) 査読委員&学術賞選考委員

・第21回画像センシングシンポジム(2014) 査読委員&学術賞選考委員

・第22回画像センシングシンポジム(2015) 査読委員&学術賞選考委員

ACM ICMI2013 Doctoral Consortium Mentor

ACM ICMI2014 Demo Chair

ACM Multimedia 2015 Technical Program Committee

ACM ICMI2015 Technical Program Committee

ACM ICMI2016 Technical Program Committee

ACM ICMI2016 Doctoral Consortium Mentor

ACM IUI2017 Technical Program Committee

・電子情報通信学会 ヴァーバル・ノンヴァーバル・コミュニケーション研究会 委員長(2016年4月~)

Research Interests

Conversation Scene Reconstruction : MMSpace Project
       MM-Space: Recreating Conversation Space by using 2-DoF Kinetic Display (Dec.2011-)
       MM+Space: 4-DoF version Kinetic Display (Dec. 2013-)

       MMSpace : Realtime recreation of conversation space using Kinetic avatars (Mar. 2016)

Conversation Scene Analysis
        Probabilistic Modeling and Inference of Conversation Structure of Multiparty Meetings.
        Recognition of Human Behaviors in Meetings
        Realtime multimodal system for analysing meeting scenes
・Nonverbal Communications
・Computer Vision
        Target Tracking, Face Tracking (Sparse Template Condensation Tracker: STCTracker
        Gesture recognition, Facial expression recognition
・GPU Computing,GPGPU,NVIDIA CUDA
         GPU-based Particle Filtering for Fast Face Pose Tracking (STCTracker)
・Probabilistic Methods such as Bayesian Net, MCMC, Particle Filter

Machine Learning, Deep Neural Network, Artificial Intelligence

News!

-I have presented two papers in ICMI 2018. PDF and presentation slides of the first authored paper are available online.

-My latest paper has been accepted for publication in IEEE Trans. Multimedia
    PDF is available online [OpenAccess]