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堀内俊治 / Toshiharu Horiuchi

Horiuchi, Toshiharu

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

Certified Human Centered Design Professional

Born in January 1977 and raised in Wakayama-shi, Japan


R&D Manager

Multimodal Communication Laboratory

Innovation Center

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

  • User-centric entertainment
  • Computer audition
  • Interaction design
  • 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

  1. Letter of Appreciation for Editorial Service, Engineering Sciences Society, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (September 11, 2019)
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 5th Society Activity Contribution Award, The Acoustical Society of Japan (March 14, 2018)
  5. Service Award (Management of Technical Committee), Engineering Sciences Society, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (September 13, 2017)
  6. Letter of Appreciation for Editorial Service, Engineering Sciences Society, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (September 13, 2017)
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Semi Grand Prix, CEATEC AWARD 2011 Prosperous and Ideal Lifestyle and Society Category, CEATEC JAPAN 2011 (October 6, 2011)
    • KDDI Corporation. Free-viewpoint Concert.
  10. 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

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

Grants

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

Research History

  • KDDI Corporation
    • KDDI Research, Inc., Corporate Strategy Planning Division (October 2016–)
    • KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., Technology Sector (–September 2016)
    • Multimodal Communication Laboratory (April 2020–)
    • Interaction Design Laboratory (April 2017–March 2020)
    • 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)