Journal Paper

Journal Papers

  • Kenta Okumura, Shinji Sako, and Tadashi Kitamura, "Automatic performance rendering method for keyboard instruments based on statistical model that associates performance expression and musical notation", Journal of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp.557–569, 2016. (in Japanese) [DOI]
  • Kenta Okumura, Shinji Sako, and Tadashi Kitamura, "Comparative Analysis of Performance Expression using Similarity Metrics based on Statistical Model and Musical Score Information", Journal of Japan Society of Kansei Engieering (JSKE), Vol. 15, No. 1, pp.255–263, 2016. (in Japanese) [DOI]
  • Wakana Nagata, Shinji Sako, and Tadashi Kitamura, "Violin Fingering Estimation Depending on Skill Level by Consideration of Note Length", IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, Vol. 134, No. 4, pp. 581–586, 2014. (in Japanese) [CiNii, DOI]
  • Satoru Fukayama, Kei Nakamura, Shinji Sako, Takuya Nishimoto, Nobutaka Ono, Shigeki Sagayama, "Automatic Melody Composition from Japanese Lyrics with Combination of Decomposed Musical Components", Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) , Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 1709–1720, May 2013. (in Japanese) [CiNii]
  • Kenta Okumura, Shinji Sako, and Tadashi Kitamura, "Stochastic Modeling of the Expressive Musical Performance of the Keyboard Instrument Using Information of the Score", Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) , Vol. 54, No. 4, pp.1338–1348, Apr. 2013. (in Japanese) [CiNii]
  • Eita Nakamura, Haruto Takeda, Ryuichi Yamamoto, Yasuyuki Saito, Shinji Sako, Shigeki Sagayama, "Score Following Handling Performances with Arbitrary Repeats and Skips and Automatic Accompaniment", Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) , Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 1288–1301, Apr. 2013.(in Japanese) [CiNii]
  • Shigeki Sagayama, Shinji Sako, Gen Hori and Satoru Fukayama, "Automatic Song Composition from Japanese Lyrics Based on a Probabilistic Approach", Journal of Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers, Vol. 56, No. 5, pp.219–225, May. 2012. (in Japanese) [CiNii]
  • Mihoko Otake, Ryo Fukano, Shinji Sako, Masao Sugi, Kiyoshi Kotani, Junya Hayashi, Hiroshi Noguchi, Ryuichi Yoneda, Kenjiro Taura, Nobuyuki Otsu, and Tomomasa Sato, "Autonomous Collaborative Environment for Project-Based Learning", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp.134–138, 2009. [DOI]
  • Shinji Sako, Chiyomi Miyajima, Keiichi Tokuda and Tadashi Kitamura, "A Singing Voice Synthesis System Based on Hidden Markov Model", Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) , Vol. 45, No. 3, pp.719–727, 2004. (in Japanese) [CiNii]
  • Shinji Sako, Keiichi Tokuda, Takashi masuko, Takao Kobayashi and Tadashi Kitamura, "HMM-Based Audio-visual Speech Synthesis : Pixel-based Approach", Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) , Vol. 43, No. 7, pp.2169–2176, 2002. (in Japanese) [CiNii]

Tutorial Papers

  • Keiichiro Oura, Heiga Zen, Shinji Sako and Keiichi Tokuda, "Construction of Speech Synthesis Systems using HTS", Journal of Human Interface Society, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 35–40, Feb. 2010. (in Japanese) [CiNii]
  • Shigeki Sagayama, Kei Nakazuma, Shinji Sako, Satoru Fukayama, Takuya Nishimoto, "Automatic Song Composition from Japanese Lyrics", Operations research as a management science Research, Vol. 54,No. 9, pp. 546–553, 2009. (in Japanese) [CiNii]
  • Shinji Sako, and Tadashi Kitamura, "HMM-based Automatic Sign Language Recognition using Phonemic Structure of Japanese Sign Language", Japan Society for Welfare Enginering, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 2–7, 2015. (in Japanese) [CiNii]

Thesis

  • Shinji Sako, "Audio-Visual Speech/Singing-voice Synthesis and Gesture Recognition for Multimodal Human Computer Interaction", Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Feb. 2004. [Supervisor: Prof. Tadashi Kitamura, and Associated Prof. Keiichi Tokuda]
  • Shinji Sako, "HMM-based Audio-Visual Speech Synthesis", Master Thesis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Jan. 2001. [Supervisor: Prof. Tadashi Kitamura, and Associated Prof. Keiichi Tokuda] (in Japanese)
  • Shinji Sako, "HMM-based speech driven lip movement movie synthesis", Bachelor Dissertation of Nagoya Institute of Technology,Jan. 1999. [Supervisor: Prof. Tadashi Kitamura, and Associated Prof. Keiichi Tokuda] (in Japanese)