Takio Kurita, Ph. D.
Professor, Hiroshima University,
Depaertment of Information Engineering,
Institute of Engineering
(Undergraduate course of Integrated Arts and Sciences)


He received the B.Eng. degree from Nagoya Institute of Technology and the Dr. Eng. degree from the University of Tsukuba, in 1981 and in 1993, respectively. He joined the Electrotechnical Laboratory, AIST, MITI in 1981. From 1990 to 1991 he was a visiting research scientist at Institute for Information Technology, National Research Council Canada. From 2001 to 2009, he was a deputy director of Nueroscience Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). Also he was a Professor at Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba from 2002 to 2009. He is currently a Professor at Hiroshima University. His current research interests include statistical pattern recognition and its applications to image recognition. He is a member of the IEEE, the IPSJ, the IEICE of Japan, Japanese Neural Network Society, The Japanease Societey of Artificial Intelligence.