Dr Takebumi Itagaki


Lecturer - Engineering

Room: HWLL 242
Brunel University London
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 266749
Email: T.Itagaki@brunel.ac.uk
Web: Personal Website


Dr Takebumi ITAGAKI obtained a BEng from Waseda University (Japan) and a PhD in Engineering/Music from University of Durham (UK) in 1998. In 2000, he moved to Brunel University London as a Lecturer in Engineering. He contributed towards the several EU-IST FP5/FP6 research projects, including the SAVANT Project as the prime contractor and administrative coordinator, and the INSTINCT Project as the project manager. He was coordinating the EU CIP PSP Project DTV4All. His expertise include: Digital TV system (DVB, ISDB), Digital Signal Processing, Parallel Processing, Computer Music and Computer Architecture. Currently, he is one of the coordinators of ITU-T Focus Group Audio Visual Accessibility – Working Group D.

Research and Teaching

Research Interests

Multimedia systems, digital signal processing, audio signal processing.



Journal Papers

(2012) Deigmoeller, J., Itagaki, T., Just, N. and Stoll, G., Contextual cropping and scaling of TV productions, Multimedia Tools and Applications 61 (3) : 623- 644 Download publication

(2009) Hadjinicolaou, MG., Nilavalan, R., Itagaki, T., Voskarides, SC., Pattichis, CS. and Schizas, AN., Emergency TeleOrthoPaedics m-health system for wireless communication links, IET Communications 3 (8) : 1284- 1296 Download publication

(2008) Hoffmann, H., Itagaki, T. and Wood, D., Quest for finding the right HD format: A new psychophysical method for subjective HDTV assessment, SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal 117 (4) : 30- 39

(2008) Hoffmann, H., Itagaki, T., Wood, D., Hinz, T. and Wiegand, T., A novel method for subjective picture quality assessment and further studies of HDTV formats, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting 54 (1) : 1- 13 Download publication

(1997) Itagaki, T., Manning, PD. and Purvis, A., Distributed parallel processing: lessons learned from a 160-transputer network, Computer Music Journal 21 (4) : 42- 54

Conference Papers

(2008) Deigmoeller, J., Itagaki, T. and Stoll, G., An approach for an intelligent crop and scale application to adapt video for mobile TV, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting

(2004) Itagaki, T., Cosmas, J. and Haque, M., An interactive digital television system designed for synchronised and scalable multi-media content over DVB and IP networks, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)

(2004) Haque, M., Itagaki, T. and Cosmas, J., Digital interactive television services for converged IP and DVB networks, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)

(2004) Yang, XD., Song, YH., Owens, TJ., Cosmas, J. and Itagaki, T., Performance analysis of the OFDM scheme in DVB-T, 6th IEEE Circuits and Systems Symposium on Emerging Technologies: Frontiers of Mobile and Wireless Communication 2004

(2004) Yang, XD., Song, YH., Owens, TJ., Cosmas, J. and Itagaki, T., Performance analysis of time slicing in DVB-H, Joint 1st Workshop on Mobile Future/Symposium on Trends in Communications (Sympotic 04) Download publication

(2002) Green, D., Cosmas, J. and Itagaki, T., Visualizing legacy stratigraphic data from archaeological handbooks, 1st International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission

(1999) Knox, D., Itagaki, T., Stewart, I., Nesbitt, A. and Kemp, IJ., Preservation of local sound periodicity with variable-rate video, 7th ACM International Conference on Multimedia

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