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Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences
Major in Computer and Information Sciences

Faculty Members: Academic Areas and Research Topics

Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences
Major in Computer and Information Sciences

Mina Akaishi

Professor
Intellect engineering
Information compilation technology based on story structure; management,
search and visualization techniques for knowledge media; science of historical
knowledge and so forth

Katsunobu Ito

Professor
Speech recognition, multimodal dialogue systems, speech interfaces
Speech recognition, multimodal dialogue systems, speech interfaces, data retrieval

Vladimir Savchenko

Professor
Geometric modeling, CG, animation
Hybrid volume modeling, which include mathematical models, numerical methods, software algorithms, and programming realization

Kaoru Uchida

Professor
Pattern and image recognition and its applications
Applications of pattern and image recognition, biometrics, real-world innovation with information science

Kenji Omori

Professor
Homotopy, enterprise systems, cyberworlds
Recognition of handwritten Japanese kanji and Hangul characters, genetic algorithms, enterprise systems, employing homotopy in hierarchical design methods

Satoshi Obana

Professor
Encryption, information security
Encrypting protocols, including secret sharing schemes and secure evaluation

Takafumi Koike

Professor
3D imaging technology, computer graphics, augmented reality
Real world-oriented media, optical information processing, physical computing,
real-time rendering, computational photography

Nobuhiko Koike

Professor
Parallel and distributed processing architectures and their applications
Research into practical applications for SMP PCs and PC clusters, intelligent parallel processing applications, implementation of distributed and parallel processing environments

Yukiko Sasaki Alam

Professor
Machine translation, learning support software
Designs for machine translation and dictionary models for natural language processing

Yuji Sato

Professor
Evolutionary computation, machine learning
Applied evolutionary computation research focused on genetic algorithms, applying dynamic problems in software computing

Yasunari Zenpo

Professor
Computational materials science and computation method development, developing and applying large parallel computation technologies
Optical properties in conjugated polymers

Toshihisa Nishijima

Professor
Symbol theory, information theory
Research into the structure of algebraic error-correcting codes and their asymptotic capabilities

Hiroshi Hanaizumi

Professor
Image processing and recognition, remote sensing, image measurement
Remote sensing, image processing for medical purposes, facial recognition

Toshio Hirotsu

Professor
Internet, operating systems, ubiquitous computing
Dynamic relay control mechanisms for distributed virtual routers

Runhe Huang

Professor
Artificial intelligence, mobile computing, ubiquitous systems software
Research into innovative search robot brains, refrigerator (IT appliance) systems for health and preferences, supermarket product database systems

Satoru Fujita

Professor
High speed XML processing, Web services, service-oriented software
Service strategy modeling, social simulation analyses, basic technologies for implementing the XML and Web services that sustain the service industry-centered society

Hiroshi Hosobe

Professor
User interface, information visualization, computer graphics, constraint programming
Constructing methods for visual and interactive systems using a mathematical approach

Jianhua Ma

Professor
Ubiquitous network and computing, smart object, space and service, autonomic and trusted system
Ubiquitous networking and communication

Shuichi Yukita

Professor
Visualization of geometrical and abstract mathematical concepts
Using diagrams and other methods to visualize abstract concepts

Yamin Li

Professor
Computer architectures, parallel and distributed systems, mobile ad hoc networks
Metacube—a new interconnection network, efficient broadcast algorithms on mobile ad hoc network

Shaoying Liu

Professor
Software engineering, formal engineering methods for software development, intelligent software engineering environments
Developing the SOFL formal engineering method for software modeling, checking, and testing

Toru Wakahara

Professor
Character and image recognition, pattern recognition
Cursive script recognition, recognizing color characters against background scenery, facial recognition, fingerprint matching, gesture recognition, human interaction

Akira Sasaki

Associate professor
Programming language processing systems, domain-specific languages, attribute grammar
Programming language processing system implementation technologies and theory

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