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Takeo Kanade

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Takeo Kanade
Dr Takeo Kanade at the 2016 Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony
Born (1945-10-24) October 24, 1945 (age 78)
Alma materKyoto University
Known forLucas–Kanade method
Tomasi-Kanade method
Face Detection
Virtualized Reality
AwardsNAE Member (1997)
Bower Award (2008)
Kyoto Prize (2016)
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2023)
Scientific career
FieldsComputer vision
InstitutionsCarnegie Mellon University
Kyoto University
ThesisPicture processing system by computer complex and recognition of human faces (1974)
Academic advisorsMakoto Nagao

Takeo Kanade (金出 武雄, Kanade Takeo, born October 24, 1945 in Hyōgo) is a Japanese computer scientist and one of the world's foremost researchers in computer vision. He is U.A. and Helen Whitaker Professor at Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science. He has approximately 300 peer-reviewed academic publications and holds around 20 patents.[1]

Honors and achievements

  • In 1990 he was an inaugural Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence[2]
  • In 1997, he was elected to the US National Academy of Engineering for contributions to computer vision and robotics.[3]
  • In 1997, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • In 1999 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
  • In 2008 Kanade received the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science from The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[4]
  • A special event called TK60: Celebrating Takeo Kanade's vision was held to commemorate his 60th birthday.[5] This event was attended by prominent computer vision researchers.
  • Elected member of American Association of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Society of Japan, and Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers of Japan
  • Marr Prize, 1990 for the paper Shape from Interreflections which he co-authored with Shree K. Nayar and Katsushi Ikeuchi[6]
  • Longuet-Higgins Prize for lasting contribution in computer vision at
    • CVPR 2006 for the paper "Neural Network-Based Face Detection"[7] coauthored with H. Rowley and S. Baluja[8]
    • CVPR 2008[9] for the paper "Probabilistic modeling of local appearance and spatial relationships for object recognition"[10] coauthored with H Schneiderman
  • The other awards he has received include the C&C Award, the Joseph Engelberger Award, FIT Funai Accomplishment Award, the Allen Newell Research Excellence Award, and the JARA Award.
  • He has served for many government, industrial, and university advisory boards, including the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (ASEB) of the National Research Council, NASA's Advanced Technology Advisory Committee, PITAC Panel for Transforming Healthcare Panel, and the Advisory Board of Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.[11]
  • In 2016 Kanade received the Kyoto Prize in Information Sciences.[12]
  • In 2019 he was the recipient of Armenia's Global High-Tech Award.[13]
  • In 2023 he was awarded the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award.[14]

Notable works



  1. ^ Takeo Kanade's personal website
  2. ^ "Elected AAAI Fellows". AAAI. Retrieved 2024-01-02.
  3. ^ "Dr. Takeo Kanade".
  4. ^ "Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science - the Franklin Institute Awards". Archived from the original on 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
  5. ^ "TK60 - Celebrating Takeo Kanade's Vision". Archived from the original on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-11-03.
  6. ^ "CVPR and ICCV Best Paper Awards". tab.computer.org.
  7. ^ a b Henry Rowley; Shumeet Baluja; Takeo Kanade (June 1996). "Neural Network-Based Face Detection" (PDF). Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition '96. Archived from the original on September 24, 2017.
  8. ^ graphics.stanford.edu/~vaibhav/talks/cvpr06.ppt
  9. ^ "Vision Website". vision.eecs.ucf.edu.
  10. ^ Henry Schneiderman; Takeo Kanade (July 1998). "Probabilistic Modeling of Local Appearance and Spatial Relationships for Object Recognition". Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR '98): 45–51.
  11. ^ "TK60 - Takeo Kanade's Biography". www.ri.cmu.edu. Archived from the original on 2007-05-22.
  12. ^ "Kyoto Prize, Inamori Foundation". Kyoto Prize, Inamori Foundation. Archived from the original on 2018-07-30. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  13. ^ Laureates - Global High-Tech Award
  14. ^ BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award 2023
  15. ^ "KLT: Kanade-Lucas-Tomasi Feature Tracker". www.ces.clemson.edu.
  16. ^ Carlo Tomasi; Takeo Kanade (November 1992). "Shape and motion from image streams under orthography: a factorization method". International Journal of Computer Vision. 9 (2): 137–154. CiteSeerX doi:10.1007/BF00129684. S2CID 2931825.
  17. ^ Takeo Kanade; Peter Rander; P J Narayanan (January 1997). "Virtualized Reality: Constructing Virtual Worlds from Real Scenes". IEEE MultiMedia. 4 (1): 34–47. CiteSeerX doi:10.1109/93.580394.
  18. ^ Takeo Kanade; Atsushi Yoshida; Kazuo Oda; Hiroshi Kano; Masaya Tanaka (1996). "A Stereo Machine for Video-rate Dense Depth Mapping and its New Applications". Proceedings CVPR IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. pp. 196–202. CiteSeerX doi:10.1109/CVPR.1996.517074. ISBN 978-0-8186-7259-0. S2CID 14574065.
  19. ^ Vladimir Brajovic; Takeo Kanade (August 1998). "Computational Sensor for Visual Tracking with Attention". IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits. 33 (8): "1199–1207. Bibcode:1998IJSSC..33.1199B. doi:10.1109/4.705358.
  20. ^ Takeo Kanade (June 1980). "A Theory of Origami World". Artificial Intelligence. 13 (3): 279–311. doi:10.1016/0004-3702(80)90004-1.