Academic Qualifications: Dr. Eng., Research interests include image databases, graphics system for human body movement and KANSEI image processing. Received BS, MS and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Kyoto University in 1971, 1973 and 1979, respectively. Employment: 1978-1983 Research assistant at National Museum of Ethnolgy, Osaka. 1984-1994 Associate professor at Kyoto University. 1994-Present Professor at Ritsumeikan University. 1985-1986 Visiting Researcher at Uppsala University, Sweden. 2008.4 - 2008.9 Visiting Professor at University of British Columbia, Canada. Selected Publications: [Books] Fundamentals in Computer Science (in Japanese), Kindai-Kagaku-sha, 1989 FORTRAN77 Programming, 2nd ed. (in Japanese) Baifukan, 1992 Information Processing for the Humanities, Part.4: Image Information Processing (in Japanese), Shogaku-sha, 1998 [Academic Papers] Worawat Choensawat, Sachie Takahashi, Minako Nakamura,Woong Choi, and Kozaburo Hachimura, Description and Reproduction of Stylized Traditional Dance Body Motion by Using Labanotation, Transactions of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan, Vol.15, No.3, pp.379-388, 2010. Seiya Tsuruta, Hidemitsu Morioka, Woong Choi, Hiroyuki Sekiguchi, and Kozaburo Hachimura: Generation and Evaluation of Emotional Body Motion for Virtual Dance, Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, Vol.63, No.12, pp.1807-1814, 2009. Woong Choi, Tadao Isaka, Hiroyuki Sekiguchi and Kozaburo Hachimura: Quantitative Analysis of Leg Movement and EMG signal in Expert Japanese Traditiona Dancer, in Advances in Human-RobotInteraction ( Vladimir A. Kulyukin ed.), pp.165-178, In-Tech Publ. 2009. Seiya Tsuruta, Yamato Kawauchi, Woong Choi, and Kozaburo Hachimura: Real-Time Recognition of Body Motion for Virtual Dance, Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, Vol.62, No.6, pp.909-913, 2008. Masafumi Sonoda, Seiya Tsuruta, Mitsu Yoshimura, and Kozaburo Hachimura: Segmentation of dancing movement by extracting features from motion capture data, Journal of the Institute of Image Electronics Engineers of Japan, Vol.37, No.3, pp.303-311, 2008. Mitsu Yoshimura, and Kozaburo Hachimura: Comparison of Structural and Spatio-temporal Variables Exhibited in Dance Motion -Based on Traditional Japanese Dance-, Journal of the Institute of Image Electronics Engineers of Japan, Vol.37, No.4 pp.396-404, 2008. Mitsu Yoshimura, Kozaburo Hachimura, Takako Kunieda, Wakasaki Yamanura and Kiyoko Yokoyama: Quantitative Realization of Spiral Motions observed in Principal Components of "JIUTA-MAI" Japanese Classical Dance, Journal of the Institute of Image Electronics Engineers of Japan, Vol.37, No.3 pp.312-320, 2008. Woong Choi, Tadao Isaka, Mamiko Sakata, Seiya Tsuruta, Kozaburo Hachimura: Quantification of Dance Movement by Simultaneous Measurement of Body Motion and Biophysical Information, International Journal of Automation and Computing, Vol.4, No.1, pp.1-7, January 2007. Kozaburo Hachimura: Digital Archiving of Dancing, Review of the National Center for Digitization (Online Journal), Vol.8, pp.51-66, 2006.
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