Hiroshi Watanabe


Hiroshi Watanabe received his B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Hokkaido University, Japan, in 1980, 1982 and 1985, respectively.
He joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) in 1985, and was engaged in the research and development of image and video coding system at NTT Human Interface Labs. and NTT Cyber Space Labs. until 2000. He has been involved with the development of JPEG, MPEG standards under JTC 1/SC 29. In 2000, He moved to Waseda University as a Professor at the Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication Studies.

He is currently a professor at the Department of Communications and Computer Engineering, School of Fundamental Science and Engineering. He served as an ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Chairman from November 1999 to 2006. He was an associate editor of IEEE Transactions of Circuits and Systems for Video Technology as well as Communications. His research interests include image and video processing, video coding, and multimedia distribution. He is a member of a steering committee of PCSJ. He is a member of IEEE, IEICE, IPSJ, ITE and IIEEJ.


渡辺 裕


1980年北海道大学工学部電子工学科卒. 1982年北海道大学大学院工学研究科修士課程、1985年北海道大学大学院工学研究科博士課程修了.同年,日本電信電話株式会社(NTT)に入社.以降2000年までNTTヒューマンインタフェース研究所,サイバースペース研究所において画像符号化の研究開発に従事.1986年よりISO/IEC JTC1/SC29においてJPEG,MPEG標準化作業を担当.1990年-1991年,Bell Communications Research客員研究員.2000年,早稲田大学国際情報通信研究科教授.

現在,早稲田大学基幹理工学部情報通信学科教授.1999年-2006年, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29議長.過去にIEEE Transaction of Communication, Transactions of Circuits and Systems for Video Technology 編集委員.PCSJ運営委員会委員.電子情報通信学会,情報処理学会,映像情報メディア学会,画像電子学会,日本音響学会会員.工学博士.

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