Toshikazu Seto

Toshikazu Seto

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Toshikazu Seto
The University of Tokyo
Center for Spatial Information Science at the University of Tokyo
Research funding number


Apr 2009
Mar 2012
Ritsumeikan University
Apr 2002
Mar 2004
Graduate School of Urban Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr 1998
Mar 2002
Department of Geography, Colledge of Letters, Komazawa University

Academic & Professional Experience

Jul 2012
Dec 2012
Visiting Fellow, Center for Geographical Analysis at Harvard University
Apr 2010
Mar 2012
Research fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Nov 2006
Mar 2009
Lecturer, Ritsumeikan University
Jun 2004
Oct 2006
Research Associate, Department of Geography Ritsumeikan University

Research Areas


Books etc

Sekimoto, Y. and Seto, T.
Sekimoto, Y. and Seto, T. (Part:Contributor, My City X — citizens' collaboration tools for urban management)
Tudor Rose publication   Jun 2019   ISBN:978-0-9956487-9-1
Toshikazu Seto and Yuichiro Nishimura (Part:Contributor, Crisis Mapping Project and Counter-Mapping by Neo-Geographers)
The University Press of Kentucky   Sep 2016   
The Sanriku tsunami on March 11, 2011, brought catastrophic damage to a wide area of Japan. Traffic and communication interruption occurred over a huge region, including the tokyo metropolitan area. Most public transportation stopped and people co...
Essential Digital Humanities: Defining Patterns and Paths
Naomi Akaishi, Toshikazu Seto, Yukihiro Fukushima, Keiji Yano (Part:Contributor, Digitalization and Utilization of the “Large-scale Maps of Kyoto City(Kyoto-shi meisai-zu)”)
國立臺灣大學出版中心   Nov 2012   ISBN:978-986-03-4236-9
Digital Humanities: New Approaches to Historical Studies
Seto, T., Iizuka, T., Matsumoto, A., Kirimura, T., Yano, K., Nakaya, T. and Isoda, Y. (Part:Contributor, Transition of Urban Landscape with Kyo-machiya in Virtual Kyoto)
National Taiwan University   Dec 2011   ISBN:978-986-03-0163-2

Published Papers

Seto, T., Kanasugi, H. and Nishimura, Y.
Proceedings of the Academic Track at the State of the Map 2019   (1) 15-16   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Soohyun, J., Kashiyama, T., Sekimoto, Y. and Seto, T.
Journal of Disaster Research   14(6) 903-911   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Toshikazu Seto and Yoshihide Sekimoto
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information   8(3) 115   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Infrastructure management has become a serious problem in many cities. However, the monitoring of daily urban infrastructure requires active feedback, not only by municipal government officers, but also by citizens. In this study, we analyzed Chib...
Maeda Midori, Sekimoto Yoshihide, Seto Toshikazu
Journal of the City Planning Institute of Japan   54(3) 818-825   Nov 2019   [Refereed]
<p>Both in the Tokyo metropolitan area in Japan, the number of development projects being undertaken by private companies and local governments has been increasing. Under these circumstances, there is need for a system to estimate the rent paid by...
Citizen-oriented Future Urban Planning Workshops Using “My City Forecast”: A Focus on Public Participation by Web-based Communication Tools
Seto, T., Sekimoto, Y., Hasegawa, Y., Maeda, M. and Omata, H.
Proceedings of International Conference on Spatial Analysis and Modeling   (A-2-5) 1-4   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Yoko Hasegawa, Yoshihide Sekimoto, Toshikazu Seto, Yuki Fukushima, Midori Maeda
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems      Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Hiroya Maeda Yoshihide Sekimoto Toshikazu Seto Takehiro Kashiyama Hiroshi Omata
Computer‐Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering      Jun 2018   [Refereed]
MAEDA Hiroya, SEKIMOTO Yoshihide, SETO Toshikazu, KASHIYAMA Takehiro, OMATA Hiroshi
JSTE Journal of Traffic Engineering   4(3) A_1-A_8   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Infrastructure maintenance and management in Japan, which is said to be an "advanced" nation, is a serious problem due to the lack of financial resources and experts. On the other hand, in recent years, sophisticated image recognition has become p...
瀬戸寿一, 関本義秀, 小俣博司, 前田紘弥, 樫山武浩, 東修作, 関治之
地理情報システム学会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   27 ROMBUNNO.B‐4‐4   Oct 2018
前田翠, 関本義秀, 瀬戸寿一, 樫山武浩
都市計画論文集(CD-ROM)   53(3) 1499‐1506(J‐STAGE)   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
瀬戸寿一, 関本義秀
都市計画論文集(CD-ROM)   53(3) 1515‐1522(J‐STAGE)   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Morioka N, Tomio J, Seto T, Yumoto Y, Ogata Y, Kobayashi Y
PloS one   13(8) e0201649   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Hiroyuki Yamauchi,Takashi Oguchi,Yuichi S. Hayakawa,Toshikazu Seto
PeerJ PrePrints   6 e27219   Oct 2018
山下潤, 岩崎亘典, 西村雄一郎, 瀬戸寿一
地理情報システム学会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   27 ROMBUNNO.C‐7‐2   Oct 2018
Seto, T., Omata, H., Fukushima, Y., Hasegawa, Y., Maeda, M. and Sekimoto
Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference Proceedings   (17) 27   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Evaluation of a Citizen Feedback and Monitoring System for Urban Infrastructure Issues
Seto, T., Sekimoto, Y., Murakawa, A. and Matsushima, R.
CUPUM (Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management) 2017 conference papers   15 1-13   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Hiroya Maeda,Yoshihide Sekimoto,Toshikazu Seto,Takehiro Kashiyama,Hiroshi Omata
Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Analytics, Redondo Beach, CA, USA, November 7, 2017   9:1-9:8   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
前田 紘弥, 関本 義秀, 瀬戸 寿一, 樫山 武浩, 小俣 博司
交通工学研究発表会論文集   37 435-442   Aug 2017

Conference Activities & Talks

Yamauchi Hiroyuki, Oguchi Takashi, Hayakawa Yuichi, Seto Toshikazu, Ogita Reiko
Proceedings of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   2019   
演者らは,GIS教育の充実を目的に,大学の実習授業や個人の自主学習等に利活用可能な教材を開発するプロジェクトを行っている(科学研究費基盤研究 A「GIS の標準コアカリキュラムと知識体系を踏まえた実習用オープン教材の開発」,平成 27~31 年度,代表者:小口 高)。本プロジェクトで整備した教材は,GIS Open Educational Resourcesと題して,オンラインで公開している(
山内啓之, 小口高, 瀬戸寿一, 早川裕弌
日本地理学会発表要旨集   10 Mar 2018   
伊藤昌毅, 瀬戸寿一
日本地球惑星科学連合大会予稿集(Web)   21 May 2017   
嘉山陽一, 林博文, 寺元郁博, 瀬戸寿一
日本地図学会定期大会発表論文・資料集   31 Jul 2016   
中戸川翔太, 瀬戸寿一
日本地理学会発表要旨集   10 Mar 2016   
日本地理学会発表要旨集   10 Mar 2016   
Seto, T., Sekimoto, Y. and Higashi, S.
FOSS4G Seoul 2015   16 Sep 2015   
Seto, T., Furuhashi, T. and Nishimura, Y.
2015 AAG Annual Meeting   22 Apr 2015   
Toshikazu Seto
The International Symposium on Cartography in Internet and Ubiquitous Environments 2015   18 Mar 2015   
情報処理学会研究報告(Web)   24 Jan 2015   
Toshikazu Seto
9 Jun 2014   
瀬戸寿一, 杉本直也
日本地理学会発表要旨集   28 Mar 2014   
Spatial Analysis and Web-based Application of "Large-scale Maps of Kyoto City"
Akaishi, N., Seto, T., Fukushima, Y. and Yano, K.
The Japanese Association for Digital Humanities   Sep 2013   
Simulating the Revival of Ofune-hoko in the Kyoto Gion Festival
Yano, K., Seto, T., Hashimoto, T., Sumiyoshi, K. and Kawahara, D.
International Conference on Culture and Computing 2013   Sep 2013   
Effects of the Safety and Security Map Making Workshop on the Environmental Interventions
Muranaka, A., Tanibata, G., Yonejima, M., Yuasa, H., Seto, T. and Nakaya, T.
IGU Regional Geographic Conference UGI 2013   2 Aug 2013   
Landscape Reconstruction of Modern Kyoto using “Large-scale Maps of Kyoto City”
Akaishi, N., Seto, T., Fukushima, Y. and Yano, K.
IGU Regional Geographic Conference UGI 2013   2 Aug 2013   
Tourism information dissemination by civic collaboration based on OpenData: Case Studies of OpenStreetMap and LocalWiki in Izu Oshima
Seki, H., Seto, T. and Furuhashi, T.
IGU Regional Geographic Conference UGI 2013   1 Aug 2013   
The Condition of OpenStreetMap and NeoGeography in Japan
Nishimura, Y., Seto, T., Furuhashi, T. and Seki, H.
IGU Regional Geographic Conference UGI 2013   1 Aug 2013   


中谷友樹, 村中亮夫, 瀬戸寿一, 谷端郷
健康づくり支援環境の効果的な整備施策および政策目標の設定に関する研究 平成22年度 総括・分担研究報告書   131-143   2011
中谷友樹, 村中亮夫, 埴淵知哉, 埴淵知哉, 瀬戸寿一, 谷端郷
健康づくり支援環境の効果的な整備施策および政策目標の設定に関する研究 平成20−22年度 総合研究報告書   145-160   2011
Komazawa journal of geography   0(46) 11-50   Mar 2010
Komazawa geography. Komazawa journal of geography   0(44) 84-87   Mar 2008
Komazawa geography. Komazawa journal of geography   0(44) 43-74   Mar 2008
Komazawa geography. Komazawa journal of geography   0(43) 99-102   Mar 2007
SETO Toshikazu
Komazawa geography   38(0) 89-92   Mar 2002

Awards & Honors

Mar 2017
The ICT Regional Activation Award 2016
May 2016
An Easy Infrastructure Management Method Using On-Board Smartphone Images and Citizen Reports by Deep Neural Network, Best Poster Award, The 2nd EAI International Conference on IoT in Urban Space
Winner: Hiroya Maeda, Yoshihide Sekimoto and Toshikazu Seto
Jul 2012
SAG (Special Achievement in GIS) Award, 2012 Esri International User Conference
Winner: Ritsumeikan University