日本語
Hiroshima City University 
Graduate School of Information Sciences 
Dept. of Intelligent Systems 

Associate Professor 
Iwata Kazunori 

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Career
JSPS Research Fellow (DC1)  2002/04/01-2005/03/31 
Research Associate, Faculty of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University, Japan  2005/04/01-2007/03/31 
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University  2007/04/01-2010/03/31 
Lecturer, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University  2010/04/01-2013/03/31 
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University  2013/04/01-Present 

Academic background
Nagoya Institute of Technology  Faculty of Engineering  Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science  2000/03  Graduated 
Nagoya Institute of Technology  Graduate School of Engineering  Electrical and Computer Engineering  Doctor prophase  2002/03  Completed 
Kyoto University  Graduate School of Informatics  Systems Science  Doctor later  2005/03  Completed 

Academic degrees
Master of Engineering  Nagoya Institute of Technology  2002/03 
Doctor of Informatics  Kyoto University  2005/03 

Research Areas
Intelligent Informatics 
Statistical Science 

Research keywords
Machine Learning 
Pattern Recognition 
Information Theory 

Papers
Research paper (scientific journal)  Only  Extending the Peak Bandwidth of Parameters for Softmax Selection in Reinforcement Learning  Kazunori Iwata  IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems  IEEE  28/ 8, 1865-1877  2017/08/01  2162-237X  10.1109/TNNLS.2016.2558295 
A Spatially Correlated Mixture Model for Image Segmentation  Kosei Kurisu, Nobuo Suematsu, Kazunori Iwata, and Akira Hayashi  IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems  IEICE  E98-D/ 4, 930-937  2015/04/01 
Research paper (scientific journal)  Joint  Marginalized Viterbi Algorithm for Hierarchical Hidden Markov Models  Akira Hayashi, Kazunori Iwata, and Nobuo Suematsu  Pattern Recognition  46/ 12, 3452-3459  2013/12/01  0031-3203  10.1016/j.patcog.2013.06.001 
Research paper (scientific journal)  Joint  A Nonparametric Bayes Time Series Alignment Based on Gaussian Processes  Shinji Akimoto, Nobuo Suematsu, Akira Hayashi, and Kazunori Iwata  IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems  J96-D/ 3, 587-595  2013/03/01  1881-0225 
Research paper (scientific journal)  Joint  Discriminative Models for Time Series Data with Hierarchical Structure  Satoshi Kaneko, Akira Hayashi, Nobuo Suematsu, and Kazunori Iwata  IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems  J96-D/ 2, 306-315  2013/02/01  1881-0225 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation(general)  強化学習における大偏差理論の応用  計測自動制御学会中部支部制御理論研究委員会講演会「学習理論と制御」  2006/12/26 
Poster presentation  A Sampling Method for Coping with Contours Drawn with an Uncertain Stroke Order and Number  The 15th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications  2017/05/08  URL 
Poster presentation  Reducing the Computational Cost of Shape Matching with the Distance Set  The 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition  2016/12/06  URL 
Poster presentation  A New Shape Descriptor Based on an Angular-Linear Probability Distribution  The 3rd IAPR Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition  2015/11  URL 
Oral presentation(general)  Segmentation Using a Spatially Correlated Mixture Model with Gaussian Process Priors  The 2nd IAPR Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition  2013/11  URL 
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Prizes
IEEE Kansai Section Student Paper Award  2005/02/10 
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Allotted class
Probability and Statistics 
Discrete Mathematics 
Pattern Recognition 
Optimization Theory 
Basic Experiments on Information Sciences: B 
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Social activities
adviser in the 2017 Hiroshima prefectural science seminar for high school students  2017/01/28-2017/01/28 
consultant to high school students on information science study  2016/07/26-2016/07/28 
adviser in the 2016 Hiroshima prefectural science seminar for high school students  2016/01/30-2016/01/30 
Regional Contribution Projects in Hiroshima City University  2015/11/13-2015/11/13  Poster Presentation on Hiroshima Science Olympic Seminar 
consultant to high school students on information science study  2015/08/07-2015/08/12 
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Memberships of academic societies
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers  2004-Present 
Institute of Electronics, Information, Communication, and Engineers  2001-Present 
Society of Information Theory and its Applications  2003/12/01-2010/12/30 
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