Takuma Yagi (八木 拓真)

Takuma Yagi

This is Takuma Yagi's personal webpage.
I am a third-year Ph.D. student at The University of Tokyo, advised by Prof. Yoichi Sato.
I got my bachelor degree at Tokyo Institute of Technology, and got my master degree at The University of Tokyo.
I'm especially interested in first-person vision (FPV), visual forecasting, and hand-object interaction recognition.


Takuma Yagi (八木 拓真)

Resarch Interests

Computer Vision and Machine Learning for human behavior understanding

First-person vision, human behavior understanding, visual forecasting, and hand-object interaction understanding



2017 B.E. in Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  Advisor: Prof. Koichi Shinoda
  Thesis: Patch-based Human Action Recognition from Video via Disrciminative Feature Mining
2019 M.S. in Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  Advisor: Prof. Yoichi Sato
  Thesis: Future Person Localization in First-Person Videos

Work Experience

Sep. 2018 - Dec. 2018, Microsoft Research Asia
Research Internship at Media Computing Group. Advisor: Dr. Xun Guo
Jun. 2017 - Mar. 2018, Dwango Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Curriculum supervisor/lecturer at Neuro-Inspired COmputing To AI School (NICO2AI School)
Dec. 2015 - Jan. 2016, Datasection.Inc
Machine Learning Engineer
Mar. 2014 - Mar. 2015, Datasection.Inc
Java/Javascript Engineer

Awards and Grants

2019 JASSO Scholarship for Top 10% Excellent Master Students (2112,000 JPY) from Japan Student Services Organization
Apr. 2019 (declined the offer) JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (JSPS DC1)
Jul. 2018 - present Masason Foundation full member (until Jun. 2023)
2018 The NEC C&C Foundations: Grants for Attendees at International Conference
Received a scholarship of 200,000 JPY travel grant for attending CVPR 2018
Apr. 2017 - Mar. 2018 Toyota/Dwango Scholarship for Advanced Artificial Intelligence Researcher
Receieved a scholarship of 100,000 JPY/month as a exellent graduate student who participates in advanced artificial intelligence study/research