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堀内俊治 / Toshiharu Horiuchi

Toshiharu Horiuchi

Ph.D. in Information Science and Control Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology

Certified Human Centered Design Professional

Born in 1977 and raised in Wakayama-shi, Japan


R&D Manager

Interaction Design Laboratory

Human Communication Division

KDDI Research, Inc.

2-1-15 Ohara, Fujimino-shi, Saitama 356-8502, Japan

E-mail: to-horiuchi kddi-research.jp

Research Areas

  • Informatics / Human informatics
    • Perceptual information processing / Acoustic media processing
    • Human interface and interaction / Multi-modal interface
    • Design / Spatial design
  • Engineering / Electrical and electronic engineering
    • Control and systems engineering / Control theory

Research Interests

  • Spatial acoustics, Spatial signal processing, Acoustic signal processing, Adaptive signal processing

Society Activities

  • The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)
    • Associate Editor, Editorial Committee of IEICE Fundamentals Review (June 2017–June 2019)
    • Member (June 2017–Present), Secretary (June 2015–May 2017), Assistant (June 2014–June 2015), Technical Committee on Engineering Acoustics
      • Voting Member, Selection Committee for Young Researcher's Award in Engineering Sciences Society (2015–2016fy)
      • Member, Technical Program Committee, General Conference (2015–2017)
      • Member, Technical Program Committee, Society Conference (2014–2016)
    • Editor (Webmaster), Human Communication Group (June 2016–June 2018)
      • Member, Copyright Management Committee (June 2016–June 2018)
      • Member, Communication Committee (June 2016–June 2018)
    • Associate Editor, Editorial Committee of IEICE Trans. Fundamentals (Japanese Edition) (May 2013–May 2017)
      • Member, Selection Committee for Best Paper Award of Engineering Sciences Society (2013–2016fy)
      • Associate Editor, Editorial Committee of Special Section on Emerging Technologies in Electronics, Information and Communication (February 2015)
    • Reviewer (May 2011–Present), Temporary Reviewer (January 2010–May 2011), Editorial Committee
    • Member (April 2004–Present), Student Member (October 1998–March 2004)
  • The Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ)
    • Associate Editor, Editorial Board (June 2017–Present)
    • Member (May 2017–Present), Secretary (May 2015–April 2017), Assistant (May 2014–April 2015), Technical Committee on Electroacoustics
      • Member, Selection Committee for Itakura Prize Innovative Young Researcher Award (2017)
    • Session Chair, Biannual Meeting (2016 Autumn)
      • Session Co-Chair, Biannual Meeting (2013–2014 Spring, 2012–2013 Autumn)
    • Reviewer, Editorial Board (February 2016–Present)
    • Member (April 2004–Present), Student Member (November 1999–March 2004)
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • Member, Signal Processing Society (March 2004–Present)
    • Member (March 2004–Present)
  • The Human Centered Design Organization (HCD-Net)
    • Member (April 2015–Present)
  • The 4th International Universal Communication Symposium (IUCS 2010)
    • Member, Technical Program Committee (April–October 2010)
  • The Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
    • Temporary Reviewer (May–November 2009)

Awards

  • Letter of Appreciation for Editorial Service, Engineering Sciences Society, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (September 11, 2019)
  • Journal of Information Processing Outstanding Paper Award 2018, The Information Processing Society of Japan (June 5, 2019)
    • Hagiya, Toshiyuki; Horiuchi, Toshiharu; Yazaki, Tomonori; Kawahara, Tatsuya. Typing Tutor: Individualized Tutoring in Text Entry for Older Adults Based on Statistical Input Stumble Detection.
  • Image Information Media Future Award, 16th Next-generation TV Technology Award, The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (May 30, 2018)
    • Horiuchi, Toshiharu; Niida, Sumaru; Takishima, Yasuhiro. Research and Development of a Zoom Synthesis Technology of Sound Field for Realizing Interactive Viewing.
  • 5th Society Activity Contribution Award, The Acoustical Society of Japan (March 14, 2018)
  • Service Award (Management of Technical Committee), Engineering Sciences Society, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (September 13, 2017)
  • Letter of Appreciation for Editorial Service, Engineering Sciences Society, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (September 13, 2017)
  • Best Technical Demonstration Runner-up, The 20th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (November 1, 2012)
    • Horiuchi, Toshiharu; Sankoh, Hiroshi; Kato, Tsuneo; Naito, Sei. Interactive Music Video Application for Smartphones Based on Free-viewpoint Video and Audio Rendering.
  • 20th Fujio Frontier Award (Image Information Media Future Award, 20th Frontier Award), The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (May 24, 2012)
    • Sankoh, Hiroshi; Horiuchi, Toshiharu. Research and Development of a Free-viewpoint Content Production and Distribution Technology for Realizing Meta-space Reproduction.
  • Semi Grand Prix, CEATEC AWARD 2011 Prosperous and Ideal Lifestyle and Society Category, CEATEC JAPAN 2011 (October 6, 2011)
    • KDDI Corporation. Free-viewpoint Concert.
  • Telecommunications Advancement Foundation Award, 17th Telecom System Technology Award for Student, The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation (March 25, 2002)
    • Horiuchi, Toshiharu; (Hokari, Haruhide; Shimada, Shoji; Inada, Takashi). Adaptive Estimation of Transfer Functions for Sound Localization Using Stereo Earphone-Microphone Combination, Out-of-head Sound Localization Using Adaptive Inverse Filter.

Internal Awards

  • Outstanding Technology Development Award, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc. (March 27, 2015)
  • Outstanding Technology Development Award, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc. (March 27, 2012)

Grant

  • Grants for Researchers Attending International Conferences, The Foundation for C&C Promotion (2001fy)

Professional Experience

  • KDDI Corporation
    • KDDI Research, Inc., Corporate Strategy Planning Division (October 2016–)
    • KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., Technology Sector (–September 2016)
    • Interaction Design Laboratory (April 2017–)
    • User Interface Laboratory (–March 2017)
      • R&D Manager (October 2015–Present)
      • Research Engineer (April 2009–September 2015)
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
    • Faculty of Systems Design / Graduate School of Systems Design
      • Part-Time Lecturer (September 2019, August 2018)
  • Kyushu Institute of Technology
    • School of Engineering / Graduate School of Engineering
      • Part-Time Lecturer (February 2017, December 2014)
  • KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc.
    • User Interface Laboratory (October 2008–)
    • Speech Processing Laboratory (–September 2008)
      • Research Engineer (Postdoctoral fellow) (April 2006–March 2009)
    • and ITS and Wireless Technology Development Group
      • Development Engineer (June–December 2008)
    • and New Service Development Group
      • Development Engineer (November 2007–December 2008)
  • Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
    • Department of Acoustics and Speech Research, Spoken Language Communication Research Laboratories (April 2004–)
    • Department 1, Spoken Language Translation Research Laboratories (–March 2004)
      • Researcher (Postdoctoral Fellow) (April 2005–March 2006)
      • Intern Researcher (Special Research Student) (October 2002–March 2005)
      • Intern Student (Special Research Student) (April 2002–September 2002)
  • Nagaoka University of Technology
    • School of Engineering
      • Research Assistant (May 2001–February 2002)
      • Teaching Assistant (April 2001–February 2002)
    • Department of Educational Affairs
      • Clerical Assistant (April 1997–March 2002)
  • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)
    • Media Processing Project, Cyber Space Laboratories (January 1999–)
    • Speech and Acoustics Laboratory, Human Interface Laboratories (–December 1998)
    • Audio Information Processing Group
      • Intern Student (October 1998–February 1999)

Education

  • Nagaoka University of Technology
    • Ph.D. in Information Science and Control Engineering, Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Engineering (April 2001–December 2004)
      • Supervisors:
        • Dr. Shoji Shimada, Professor, Chair of Information and Telecommunication Systems Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Head, Sound and Vibration Engineering Center Nagaoka University of Technology
        • Dr. Satoshi Nakamura, Head, Department of Acoustics and Speech Research, Spoken Language Communication Research Laboratories, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
    • Master's Degree in Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering, Master's Program, Graduate School of Engineering (April 1999–March 2001)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering, School of Engineering (April 1995–March 1999)
  • Wakayama Technical High School
    • Diploma in Electrical Engineering (April 1992–March 1995)