Department of Information and Communication Engineering,
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
Title: Attractiveness Computing-Analysis and Enhancement of Attractiveness using Big Multimedia Data
Abstract: Our research group is interested in why and how we are attracted to specific persons, content, and services. We have been analyzing such “attractiveness” by using big multimedia data. In this talk, I will briefly introduce some of our representative works that are related to ICTs such as presentation analysis, account promotion in SNSs, and so on.
Bio-sketch of the speaker:
Toshihiko YAMASAKI received the B.S. degree, the M.S. degree, and the Ph.D. degree from The University of Tokyo in 1999, 2001, and 2004, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor at Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo. He was a JSPS Fellow for Research Abroad and a visiting scientist at Cornell University from Feb. 2011 to Feb. 2013.
His current research interests include multimedia big data analysis, pattern recognition, machine learning, and so on.