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Kenji Hara Last modified date:2017.11.07

Associate Professor / Department of Visual Communication Design
Department of Communication Design Science
Faculty of Design

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Visual information processing
Research Interests
  • Geometric and photometric modeling
    keyword : computer vision, graphics
    1999.04Geometric and Photometric Modeling for Virtual Reality.
  • Blind image decomposition
    keyword : signal processing
    2005.04Blind Image Separation.
  • Image fusion
    keyword : Non-photo realistic rendering
    2009.04Blind Image Separation.
  • Wide view imaging
    keyword : Yin-Yang Grid
    2012.10Blind Image Separation.
  • Discrimination between graphics and natural images
    keyword : Generalized Gaussian distribution modeling
    2014.04Blind Image Separation.
  • Denoising parameter optimization
    keyword : Natural scene statistics
    2016.04Blind Image Separation.
Academic Activities
1. Kenji Hara, Kohei Inoue, kiichi urahama, Gradient Operators for Feature Extraction from Omnidirectional Panoramic Images, Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL), vol. 54, pp. 89-96, 2015.01.
2. Kenji Hara, Kohei Inoue, kiichi urahama, A Differentiable Approximation Approach to Contrast-Aware Image Fusion, IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL), vol.21, no.6, pp.742-745, 2014.06.
3. Kenji Hara, Kohei Inoue, kiichi urahama, Generalized Mixture Ratio Based Blind Image Separation, IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL), vol.20, no.8, pp.743-746, 2013.08.
4. Kenji Hara, Kohei Inoue, Kiichi Urahama, Resolving Permutation Ambiguity in Correlation-Based Blind Image Separation, Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL), vol. 33, pp. 559-567, 2012.01.
5. Kenji Hara, Ko Nishino, Variational Estimation of Inhomogeneous Specular Reflectance and Illumination from A Single View, OSA Journal of Optical Society of America A (JOSA A), vol. 28, no. 2, 2011.02, [URL].
Other Research Activities
  • 2008.05.