Award and Press

Awards

  • 10th Mar 2016, 78th National Convention of IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan), Student Encouragement Award
    (Naoto Sato, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • Mar. 2014, The Tokai Chapter of ASJ (Acoustical Society of Japan), Activities Award
  • 13th Mar 2014, 76th National Convention of IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan), Student Encouragement Award
    (Kana Miyata, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • 13th Mar 2014, 76th National Convention of IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan), Student Encouragement Award (A. Zukawa, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • Sep. 2013, The Tokai Chapter of ASJ (Acoustical Society of Japan), Best Presentation Award
    (Ryuichi Yamamoto, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • Sep. 2013, Forum on Information Technology (FIT) Student Encouragement Award
    (Wakana Nagata, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • 19th May. 2013, Tokai Chapter of IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan), Student Paper Award
    (Kenta Okumura, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura)
  • 22th Jan. 2013, Tokai-Section Joint Conference on Electrical and Related Engineering, Student Encouragement Award
    (Wakana Nagata, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura) )
  • 12th Dec. 2012, The Tokai Chapter of ASJ (Acoustical Society of Japan), Best Presentation Award
    (Ryuichi Yamamoto, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • 7th Dec. 2011, Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Human Communication Group Award,
    "Improvement of HMM-based Sign Language Recognition using Phonemic Structure of Japanese Sign Language" (Shinji Sako, Koki Ariga, Tadashi Kitamura)
  • 6th Dec. 2010, The Tokai Chapter of ASJ (Acoustical Society of Japan), Best Presentation Award
    個人性を考慮したGMMに基づいた音楽の印象推定モデル (Keiichiro Nishio, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • Mar 2010, IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan) Yamashita SIG Research Award
    (Satoru Fukayama, Kei Nakatsuma, Shinji Sako, Takuya Nishimoto, Shigeki Sagayama)
  • Mar 2010, National Convention of IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan), Student Encouragement Award
    (Rio Mizuno, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))
  • Dec. 2009, The Tokai Chapter of ASJ (Acoustical Society of Japan), Best Presentation Award
    "重奏用譜面を生成するための経路探索を用いたメロディのパート分配" (Rio Mizuno, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura)
  • Dec. 2009, The Tokai Chapter of ASJ (Acoustical Society of Japan), Best Presentation Award
    "Modeling and Anomaly Detection of Environmental Electromagnetic Waves Based on Patterns of Diurnal Change Using HMM" (Yuya Takase, Shinji Sako, Tadashi Kitamura))

Press

Our research results which was reported in newspaper or on TV program.

  • Yomiuri Shinbun (Newspaper), 25th Jun. 2015
    The research of synthetic speech of deceased has been introduced by major newspaper. (in Japanese)
  • WIRED UK, Sep. 2013 –Rencon: a 'Turing Test for musical expression' by Olivia Solon
    The research of artistic performance rendering and the result of RENCON 2013 has been introduced.
  • Chunichi Shinbun Evening Edition (Newspaper), 2nd May. 2012
    The research of synthetic speech of deceased has been introduced by local newspaper. (in Japanese)
  • Nagoya TV UP! Special Program, 31th Jul. 2012
    This TV program features various result of HMM-based speech synthesis technology. The research of synthetic speech of deceased has been introduced. The scene of wedding celebration when synthetic speech has been played was also introdued. (in Japanese)