Basser Seminar Series

Information Visualization Research in a Women's University in Japan

Speaker: Professor Takayuki Itoh
Ochanomizu University, Japan

Time: Wednesday 20 November 2013, 4:00-5:00pm

Location: The University of Sydney, School of IT Building, BOARD ROOM (Room 124), Level 1

**Note different location

Abstract

Information visualization is a research field of visual data representation applying computer graphics and human computer interaction technologies, for not limited to geometric or spatial, but also more abstract datasets. Prof. Itoh has focused on information visualization since he started working for Ochanomizu University, and presented various techniques. This talk introduces two of his major works. The former part of the talk introduces his graph visualization algorithm and its various applications. The latter part introduces woman-preferable visual applications developed by his students.

Speaker's biography

Takayuki Itoh is a full professor of the department of information sciences in Ochanomizu University, Japan since 2011. His research interest includes visualization, computer graphics, and multimedia. He is a vice director of the society for art and science in Japan, and a track chair of ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Multimedia and Visualization track.

Takayuki Itoh has received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Waseda University in 1990, 1992, and 1997, respectively. He has been a researcher at Tokyo Research Laboratory of IBM Japan during 1992 to 2005. He was also a visiting researcher at Carnegie Mellon University in 2000, and Kyoto University during 2003 to 2005. He has been an associate professor in Ochanomizu University since 2005, and a full professor since 2011.