CGVI Best Presentation Award@VC2018
We recieved CGVI best presentation award at Visual Computing 2018 (VC2018).
JSAI Cup 2018 first place
Qing YU, who is a first year master's student in our laboratory, won first place in a food image classification competition sponsered by JSAI. He will attend to the convention of JSAI and talk about the competition on June 5th, 2018.
Manga109 Annocations Open
We added annotations to Manga109 dataset, which we created and are providing. 109 comics contain bounding boxes of frames, text, faces and bodies of characters.
ICCE-TW Best Paper Award Second Place
We have won the Best Paper Award Second Place at ICCE-TW.

Yiwei Zhang, Toshihiko Yamasaki, and Kiyoharu Aizawa, “Product and Service Popularity Analysis on Instagram,” IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics - Taiwan (ICCE-TW), 2018.
Two papers were accepted to ICIP 2018.

O Krishna, K.Aizawa, Billboard Saliencu Detection in Street Videos for Adults and Elderly, IEEE ICIP 2018, Athens, Greece

Q. Yu, M. Anzawa, S. Amano, M. Ogawa, K. Aizawa, Food Image Recognition by Personalized Classifiers, IEEE ICIP 2018, Athens, Greece
Our paper, which has been available online since 2016, is now published as a printed version at IEEE TCSVT

Ryosuke Furuta, Ikuko Tsubaki, and Toshihiko Yamasaki, “Fast Volume Seam Carving with Multi-pass Dynamic Programming,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Volume 28, Issue 5, pp. 1087-1101, May 2018. (online since 2016) Print ISSN: 1051-8215, Online ISSN: 1558-2205, doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2016.2620563
Paper highlight
Our previous journal paper issued in 2015 was highlighted in the ITE journal.

山崎俊彦, 中村新芽, 相澤清晴, “RGB-Dカメラを使用した顔モデルのリアルタイム生成・合成による顔向き補正,” 映像情報メディア学会誌, vol. 69, no. 8, pp. J231-J236, 2015.