Hiroaki Kitano

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Hiroaki Kitano
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Hiroaki Kitano (北野 宏明?, born 1961 in Tokyo) is a Japanese scientist who currently works for Sony Computer Science Laboratories and is best known for developing AIBO,[2] and the robotic world cup tournament known as Robocup.[1][3]


Kitano graduated from International Christian University in 1984[citation needed] and received a PhD in engineering from Kyoto University in 1991.[citation needed]


Kitano has made significant contributions to Systems biology.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]


  1. ^ a b Kitano, H.; Asada, M.; Kuniyoshi, Y.; Noda, I.; Osawa, E. (1997). "Robo Cup". Proceedings of the first international conference on Autonomous agents - AGENTS '97. p. 340. doi:10.1145/267658.267738. ISBN 0897918770. 
  2. ^ Irene M. Kunii; Otis Port (19 March 2001). "Robots". Business Week. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "World Cup robot competition to kick off in Germany". IT World. 12 June 2006. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Kitano, H. (2002). "Systems biology: a brief overview". Science 295 (5560): 1662–1664. Bibcode:2002Sci...295.1662K. doi:10.1126/science.1069492. PMID 11872829. 
  5. ^ Hucka, M.; Finney, A.; Sauro, H. M.; Bolouri, H.; Doyle, J. C.; Kitano, H.; Arkin, A. P.; Bornstein, A. P.; Bray, B. J.; Cornish-Bowden, D.; Cuellar, A.; Dronov, A. A.; Gilles, S.; Ginkel, E. D.; Gor, M.; Goryanin, V.; Hedley, I. I.; Hodgman, W. J.; Hofmeyr, T. C.; Hunter, J. -H.; Juty, P. J.; Kasberger, N. S.; Kremling, J. L.; Kummer, A.; Le Novère, U.; Loew, N.; Lucio, L. M.; Mendes, P.; Minch, P.; Mjolsness, E. (2003). "The systems biology markup language (SBML): A medium for representation and exchange of biochemical network models". Bioinformatics 19 (4): 524–531. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btg015. PMID 12611808. 
  6. ^ Kitano, H. (2002). "Computational systems biology". Nature 420 (6912): 206–210. Bibcode:2002Natur.420..206K. doi:10.1038/nature01254. PMID 12432404. 
  7. ^ Kitano, H. (2004). "Biological robustness". Nature Reviews Genetics 5 (11): 826–837. doi:10.1038/nrg1471. PMID 15520792. 
  8. ^ http://www.natureasia.com/en/mentor/mid-career_award.php[dead link]
  9. ^ Marti-Solano, M; Birney, E; Bril, A; Della Pasqua, O; Kitano, H; Mons, B; Xenarios, I; Sanz, F (2014). "Integrative knowledge management to enhance pharmaceutical R&D". Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 13 (4): 239–40. doi:10.1038/nrd4290. PMID 24687050. 
  10. ^ Hiroaki Kitano from the Scopus bibliographic database.
  11. ^ List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
  12. ^ Hiroaki Kitano from the ACM Portal
  13. ^ List of publications from the DBLP Bibliography Server