Takuma Yagi, Ph.D.



Takuma Yagi

This is Takuma Yagi (八木 拓真) 's personal webpage.
I am a Project Researcher at Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo.
I was formerly a Ph.D. student at the University of Tokyo, advised by Prof. Yoichi Sato.
I'm especially interested in developing an intelligent system that perceives and understand our world and using them to make our life better.

Email: tyagi[at]iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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Resarch Interests

Computer Vision and Machine Learning for Human Behavior Understanding

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Selected Publications

Please visit Projects and Full Publication List for further details.
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Ego4D: Around the World in 3,000 Hours of Egocentric Video
Kristen Grauman, Andrew Westbury, Eugene Byrne, Zachary Chavis, Antonino Furnari, Rohit Girdhar, ..., Takuma Yagi, ... Jitendra Malik.
CVPR 2022 (Oral)
[project page] [paper]
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Object Instance Identification in Dynamic Environments
Takuma Yagi, Md. Tasnimul Hasan, and Yoichi Sato.
In Tenth International Workshop on Egocentric Perception, Interaction and Computing ([email protected]), Extended Abstracts.
[paper] [preprint] [code]
Hand-Object Contact Prediction via Motion-Based Pseudo-Labeling and Guided Progressive Label Correction
Takuma Yagi, Md. Tasnimul Hasan, and Yoichi Sato.
BMVC 2021
[paper & talk] [preprint] [data & code]
Foreground-Aware Stylization and Consensus Pseudo-Labeling for Domain Adaptation of First-Person Hand Segmentation
Takehiko Ohkawa, Takuma Yagi, Atsushi Hashimoto, Yoshitaka Ushiku and Yoichi Sato
IEEE Access 2021
[Preprint] [Paper] [Project] [Data & Code]
GO-Finder: Registration-Free Wearable System for Assisting Users in Finding Lost Objects via Hand-Held Object Discovery
Takuma Yagi, Takumi Nishiyasu, Kunimasa Kawasaki, Moe Matsuki, and Yoichi Sato.
IUI 2021 (Long Paper)
[Preprint] [Paper] [Video] [Presentation]
Future Person Localization in First-Person Videos
Takuma Yagi, Karttikeya Mangalam, Ryo Yonetani, and Yoichi Sato.
CVPR 2018 (Spotlight)
[Preprint] [Paper] [Data & Code]

Work Experience

Apr. 2022 - Present, Project Researcher at Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
Analysis of biochemical experiment videos at Sato Laboratory
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

Education

2022 Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
  Advisor: Prof. Yoichi Sato
  Thesis: Hand-Object Interaction Mining from First-Person Videos
2019 M.S. in Information and Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
  Advisor: Prof. Yoichi Sato
  Thesis: Future Person Localization in First-Person Videos
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

Awards

Aug. 2021 MIRU Presentation Award
Mar. 2019 Department Chair's Award for Excellent Master Thesis, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, the University of Tokyo

Grants

Oct. 2022 - Mar. 2024 JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up, 2,200,000 JPY
Apr. 2021 - Mar. 2022 JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (JSPS DC2), 800,000 JPY
2019 JASSO Scholarship for Top 10% Excellent Master Students from Japan Student Services Organization, 2,112,000 JPY
Jul. 2018 - Jun. 2023 Masason Foundation Full Member
2018 The NEC C&C Foundations: Grants for Attendees at International Conference, 200,000 JPY
Apr. 2017 - Mar. 2018 Toyota/Dwango Scholarship for Advanced Artificial Intelligence Researcher, 1,200,000 JPY

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