Profile

Itaru Kitahara, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Center for Computational Sciences,
University of Tsukuba

1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba Science City,
Ibaraki, 305-8573 JAPAN

Phone: +81.29.853.7818
Fax: +81.29.853.6489
E-mail: kitahara@iit.tsukuba.ac.jp

My History Birthday: 1972.Jan. (my first name is derived from a famous go player)

1987-1990 Hokkaido Otaru-Choryo High-school

1990-1994 University of Tsukuba Information Sciences

1994-1996 University of Tsukuba Master’s Program Science and Engineering

1996-1999 SHARP Corp. Image Media Lab.

1999-2000 University of Tsukuba Doctoral Program Engineering

2000-2003 University of Tsukuba (Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance) Research Associate

2003.Mar. Received Ph.D. from University of Tsukuba

2003-2005 ATR (Intelligent Robotics and Communication ) Research Scientist

2005-2009 ATR (Intelligent Robotics and Communication ) Visiting Research Scientist

2005-2008 Aug. Department of Intelligent Interaction Technologies, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering (Center for Computational Sciences), University of Tsukuba, Assistant Professor

2008.Aug.-2011.Sep. Department of Intelligent Interaction Technologies, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering (Center for Computational Sciences), University of Tsukuba, Associate Professor

2011.Oct.- Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems (Center for Computational Sciences), University of Tsukuba, Associate Professor

2016.Apr. Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Associate Professor

Research Interests Computer Vision

Virtualized Reality

Ubiquitous Image Media

4D Video Space Computing

Vision Technology for Sports Science

Publications
Membership of Academic Societies IEEE(Computer Society), ACM, IEICE, VRSJ, IPSJ
Program Comittee 15th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT2005)

16th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT2006)

17th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT2007)

18th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT2008)

21st International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT2011)

22nd International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT2012)

23rd International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT2013)

IEEE International Conference on Information Aqcuisition (ICIA2006)

1st Korea-Japan Joint Workshop on Pattern Recognition (KJPR2006)

2nd Korea-Japan Joint Workshop on Pattern Recognition (KJPR2007)

2nd Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT2007)

4thPacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT2010)

5thPacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT2011)

6th Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT2013)

8th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2007)

10th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2009)

11th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2010)

12th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2012)

International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2008)

International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2009)

International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2010)

International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2011)

International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2012)

International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2013)

10th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2009)

12th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2011)

13th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2013)

5th Joint Virtual Reality Conference (JVRC2013)

The 2nd Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition (ACPR2013)

Organizing Committee Program Chairs

2nd Korea-Japan Joint Workshop on Pattern Recognition (KJPR2007)

ACCV2010 Workshop Application of Computer Vision for Mixed and Augmented Reality

Publication Chairs

3rd Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT2009)

Local Arrangement Chairs

21th International Conference on Pattern Recognition(ICPR2012)

Co-organizing Chairs,

ISMAR2009 (The International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2009) Workshop “Lets Go Out: Research in Outdoor Mixed and Augmented Reality

Awards [A1] IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2003 Honorable Mention  for the Outstanding Paper Award, “Scalable 3D Representation for 3D Video Display in a Large-scale Space”(2003)

[A2] MARQUIS, WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, 2006

[A3] EuroITV2013 (11th European Interactive TV Conference ) Best Paper Honorable Mention Award
“A Virtual Camera Controlling Method Using Multi-Touch Gestures for Capturing Free-Viewpoint Video”, Junya Kashiwakuma, Itaru Kitahara, Yoshinari Kameda, Yuichi Ohta, 2013.6.25

[A4] The 7th Korea-Japan Workshop on Mixed Reality (KJMR 2014) Best Presentation Award
”AR Visualization of Wheel Trajectories of Driving Vehicle by Seeing Through

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