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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.


BEng (Waseda, Japan), PG Dipl (City, London), PhD (Dunelm)


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Newest selected publications

Deigmoeller, J., Itagaki, T., Just, N. and Stoll, G. (2012) 'Contextual cropping and scaling of TV productions'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 61 (3). pp. 623 - 644. ISSN: 1380-7501 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hadjinicolaou, MG., Nilavalan, R., Itagaki, T., Voskarides, SC., Pattichis, CS. and Schizas, AN. (2009) 'Emergency TeleOrthoPaedics m-health system for wireless communication links'. IET Communications, 3 (8). pp. 1284 - 1296. ISSN: 1751-8628 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hoffmann, H., Itagaki, T. and Wood, D. (2008) 'Quest for finding the right HD format: A new psychophysical method for subjective HDTV assessment'. SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, 117 (4). pp. 30 - 39. ISSN: 0036-1682

Journal article

Deigmoeller, J., Itagaki, T. and Stoll, G. (2008) 'An approach for an intelligent crop and scale application to adapt video for mobile TV'.IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting. Las Vegas, US. 31 - 2 April. IEEE. pp. 292 - 298. ISSN: 2155-5044

Conference paper

Hoffmann, H., Itagaki, T., Wood, D., Hinz, T. and Wiegand, T. (2008) 'A novel method for subjective picture quality assessment and further studies of HDTV formats'. IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 54 (1). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 0018-9316 Open Access Link

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