Takagi Laboratory


Research Keywords

(1) Interactive Evolutionary Computation

Our IEC Research
application oriented
interface research
(1) 3-D CG lighting design support (a) input interface
(2) montage image system 1.1 discrete fitness value input method
(3) speech processing (b) display interface
(4) Image enhancement  2.1 prediction of user's evaluation characteristics
(5) hearing-aid fitting  2.2 display for time-sequential tasks
(6) virtual reality in robot control (c) acceleration of GA convergence
(7) media database retrieval  3.1 approximation of EC landscape
(8) virtual aquarium (d) active user intervention to EC search
(9) geoscientific simulation 4.1 on-line knowledge embedding
(10) 3-D CG modeling education  4.2 Visualized IEC
(11) fireworks animation design
(12) mental disease diagnosis
(13) underground water management
(14) MEMS design

(2) Soft Computing / Computational Intelligence

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Joint Research

Note that the affiliations in the below were not as of now but in those days.

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Awards to Lab members
  1. Yan Pei
    Excellent Presentation Award, The 14th SOFT Kyushu Chapter Annual Conference, Saga, Japan (Dec. 8, 2012).
    (Awarded paper: Yan Pei and Hideyuki Takagi, "Approximating and Analyzing Fitness Landscape for Evolutionary Search Enhancement". (in English and in Japanese)
  2. Hideyuki Takagi
    2009 IEEE Most Active SMC Technical Committee Award, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (Oct., 2010).
  3. Toshihiko Noda (Mater 2, 2000)
    Student Paper Award at the 6th Int. Conf. on Soft Computing (IIZUKA2000), Iizuka, Fukuoka, Japan (Oct. 1--4, 2000)
    (Awarded paper: Toshihiko Noda, Dong Zhao, and Hideyuki Takagi, "Music Database Retrieval and Media Conversion System Based on Impression.")
  4. Miho Ohsaki (Doctor 3, 1998), Hideyuki Takagi
    Best Paper Award at the 5th Int. Conf. on Soft Computing and Information/Intelligent Systems (IIZUKA'98), Iizuka, Fukuoka, Japan (Oct. 16-20, 1998)
    (Awarded paper: Miho Ohsaki and Hideyuki Takagi, "Application of Interactive Evolutionary Computation to Optimal Tuning of Digital Hearing Aids.")
  5. Ken Aoki (Doctor 2, 1997), Hideyuki Takagi
    Best Paper Award in vol.1 of the Proceedings of the 1st Int. Conf. on Conventional and Knowledge-based Intelligent Electronic Systems(KES'97), Adelaide, Australia (May 21-23, 1997)
    (Awarded paper: Ken Aoki and Hideyuki Takagi, "3-D CG Lighting with an Interactive GA.")
  6. Hideyuki Takagi(This is a joint paper with Mr. Nishino and Prof. Utsumiya of Oita University and Prof. Cho of Yonsei University).
    Program Committee Award at the 15th Int. Conf. on Information Networking (ICOIN-15), Beppu, Japan (Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2001)
    (Awarded paper: Hiroaki Nishino, Hideyuki Takagi, Sung-Bae Cho, and Kouichi Utsumiya, "A 3D Modeling System for Creative Design.")
  7. Hideyuki Takagi
    Distinguished Service Award, Slovak Artificial Intelligence Society (June, 2002).
  8. Hideyuki Takagi
    Outstanding Contribution Award, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (October, 2003)
  9. Hideyuki Takagi, Takeo Ingu(OB), and Kei Ohnishi(OB)
    Paper Award of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics in 2004
    (Awarded paper: Hideyuki Takagi, Takeo Ingu, and Kei Ohnishi, "Accelerating a GA Convergence by Fitting a Single-Peak Function," J. of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics, vol.15, no.2, pp.219-229 (2003) (in Japanese) ) .
  10. Hideyuki Takagi
    Best Associate Editor Award, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (October, 2005).
  11. Yan Pei and Hideyuki Takagi
    Best Paper Award, the 6th Int. Conf. on Genetic and Evolutionary Computing (ICGEC2012), Kitakyushu, Japan (Aug. 25-28, 2012).
    (Awarded paper: Yan Pei and Hideyuki Takagi, "Comparative study on fitness landscape approximation with Fourier transform" ) .

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Members in 2014 Fiscal Year

staff TAKAGI, Hideyuki Professor


LI, Tian
HAYAKAWA, Masahiro
QIU, Sheng

Lab Researchers/Visitors

  1. Dr. Dilip Kumar Pratihar on leaving from Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, India (June 1, 2000 - November 29, 2000)
    Study on 2-D Mapping for Visualized IEC
  2. Dr. Rudolf Jaksa, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers, on leaving from Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia (April 12, 2001 - March 30, 2003)
    Study on Reinforcement Learning for Structured Neural Networks
  3. Dr. Chee Peng Lim, JSPS Invitation Fellowship Programs for Research in Japan, on leaving from Universiti Sains Malaysia (March 25, 2002 - May 17, 2002)
    Development of an On-line Knowledge Acquisition and Embedding System Using Interactive Evolutionary Computation
  4. Prof. Barbara S. Minsker, JSPS Invitation Fellowship Programs for Research in Japan, (May 20, 2003 - June 4, 2003), Meghna Babbar and bhishek Singh (May 20, 2003 - June 19, 2003), all from University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
    IEC application to underground water management
  5. Raffi Roupen Kamalian, JSPS Summer Program, from University of California at Berkeley (July 1, 2003 - August 20, 2003)
    MEMS design by Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization with IEC
  6. Huidao Tang, Anfei University of Technology, China (July, 2004 - June, 2005)
  7. Dr. Shangfei Wang, Post Doctoral Researcher of Kyushu University (July, 2004 - September, 2005)
    on leaving from University of Science and Technology of China, China
  8. Alexandra Brintrup, JSPS Summer Program, from Cranfield University, UK (June, 2005 - August, 2005)
    Data Visualization for Interactive Evolutionary Computing based Multiple Objective Optimization
  9. Dr. Raffi Roupen Kamalian, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow (November 28, 2004 - November 27, 2006)
  10. Dr. Shino Iwahista, Research Associate of Kyushu University (March 1, 2005 - March 31, 2006)
  11. Dr. Kyuichiro Tani, Research Associate of Kyushu University (April 1, 2006 - March 31, 2007)
  12. Dr. Linfu Li, Post Doctoral Researcher of Kyushu University (April 1, 2006 - March 31, 2007)
  13. Mojtaba Karami, Visiting Researcher from Iram University, Iran (May 8, 2009 - November 5, 2009)

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