Kenji Mase

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Name
Kenji Mase
E-mail
masenagoya-u.jp
Affiliation
Nagoya University
Section
Graduate School of Informatics Department of Intelligent Systems

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Aug 2009
 - 
Today
Professor, Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University
 
Mar 1995
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Jul 2002
Department Head, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute In ternational
 
Jan 1988
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Feb 1989
Research Affiliate, Media Laboratory, MIT
 
Apr 1981
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Feb 1995
NTT
 

Published Papers

 
Brian Clarkson, Kenji Mase, Alex Pentl
   [Refereed]
We describe experiments in recognizing a person’s situation from only a wearable camera and microphone. The types of situations considered in these experiments are coarse locations (such as at work, in a subway or in a grocery store) and coarse ev...
Kenji Mase, Atsushi Sato, Yasuhito Suenaga, Ken-ichiro Ishii
   [Refereed]
This paper presents a fast object flow estimation method based on spacetime image analysis. We introduce the Ortho-sectioning method which uses the object's geometry on two slices of spacetime volume to estimate the object's flow. The one slice im...
Masaaki Fukumoto, Kenji Mase, Yasuhito Suenaga
   [Refereed]
This paper presents a human pointing action recogniz-ing system called Finger-Pointer. This system recognizes pointing actions and simple hand forms in real-time by an image sequence processing of stereoscopic TV cameras. The operator does not nee...
Tomoko Yonezawa, Noriko Suzuki, Kenji Mase, Kiyoshi Kogure
   [Refereed]
We have developed a method for synthesizing a singing voice by gradually changing the musical expression based on speech morphing. This paper shows the advantages of this method in comparison with the approach of binary discrete transformation bet...
Tomoko Yonezawa, Noriko Suzuki, Kenji Mase, Kiyoshi Kogure
   [Refereed]
The HandySinger system is a personified tool developed to naturally express a singing voice controlled by the gestures of a hand puppet. Assuming that a singing voice is a kind of musical expression, natural expressions of the singing voice are im...

Misc

 
Kenji Mase, Yuki Nagai, Kosuke Niwa, Toshiaki Fujii, Takafumi Marutani, Tetsuya Kawamoto
IPSJ SIG technical reports   2011(2) 1-8   May 2011
Modeling viewers' interest is indispensable for multi-video viewing interface to provide comfortable free access to the best viewing positions. We propose a Quality-of-View modeling method and its measures based on top-down and bottom-up approache...
Takafumi Marutani, Kenji Mase
IPSJ SIG technical reports   2011(4) 1-4   May 2011
It is necessary to support viewing multiple view sports videos because there are so many view points and scenes in the multiple view sports videos.We aim to tag scenes on the multiple view sports videos according to players' actions in order to su...
Kosuke Niwa, Shogo Tokai, Tetsuya Kawamoto, Toshiaki Fujii, Marutani Takafumi, Shoji Kajita, Kenji Mase
IPSJ SIG technical reports   2011(1) 1-6   Mar 2011
Multi-view video contents are considered as a good video watching method for sports and craftsman's skill. But when viewers watch multi-view video contents, they need to choose a viewpoint always, they become tired. In this paper, we propose that ...
Yuki Nagai, Takafumi Marutani, Shoji Kajita, Kenji Mase
IPSJ SIG technical reports   2011(21) 1-6   Mar 2011
In this paper, we propose the evaluation model for videos with a concept called Quality-of-View. This evaluation model is established by adapting subjectivity evaluation and physical observation values of the video. We can establish an evaluation ...
Yui Kamma, Takafumi Marutani, Shoji Kajita, Kenji Mase
IPSJ SIG technical reports   2011(26) 1-7   Mar 2011
We wear clothes every day. There are some people who enjoy thinking about clothes. They keep various impressions by the diversification of clothes easily. On the other hand, there are some people who feel uneasy about clothes because of variety of...
MASE Kenji
64(9)    Sep 2010
KOYAMA Yuichi, YONEZAWA Tomoko, YAMAZOE Hirotake, ABE Shinji, MASE Kenji
ITE Technical Report   34(18) 19-22   May 2010
We have proposed communication supporting system using robot, in order to sustain dialogue between elderly people in video communication. We conducted a field trial with twelve elderly people at institutions for the elderly to confirm the feasibil...
Yoshihiro Ohta, Shoji Kajita, Yoshinori Tajima, Hisanori Tajima, Yasushi Hirano, Hisashi Naito, Kenji Mase
Transactions of Information Processing Society of Japan   51(3) 965-973   Mar 2010
This paper describes a name identification method for higher educational institutions. Recently, higher educational institutions have been seeking the way to make relationships among not only constituencies like students, faculty and staff but als...
SONG Haijun, HIRANO Yasushi, KAJITA Shoji, MASE Kenji
Technical report of IEICE. HIP   109(471) 121-126   Mar 2010
When estimating head pose by discriminative methods, most approaches use texture or edge directly. However, these features are influenced by position of head in the image. Other approaches using facial points exacted by Active Appearance Models(AA...
SONG Haijun, HIRANO Yasushi, KAJITA Shoji, MASE Kenji
Technical report of IEICE. PRMU   109(470) 121-126   Mar 2010
When estimating head pose by discriminative methods, most approaches use texture or edge directly. However, these features are influenced by position of head in the image. Other approaches using facial points exacted by Active Appearance Models (A...