Prof. Tomohiro Takagi

Current his research theme is consentrated on coputational advertizent on the Web, reccomendation engine and market trend prediction. He proposed the Takagi-Sugeno model, which is one of the most popular methodologies for developing fuzzy systems, in his dissertation 1985. He played a central role in establishing the focus of research when he was involved in launching and running the Laboratory for International Fuzzy Engineering Research (LIFE.)

Tomohiro Takagi received the Doctor of Engineering degree from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1983. He was an EECS research fellow at the University of California Berkeley from 1983-84. From 1987 to 1997 he worked in the central research laboratory and corporate multimedia promotion division at Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., LTD. He was also a deputy director at the Laboratory for International Fuzzy Engineering Research, which was a national project supported by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, from 1991 to 1993. Since 1998 he has been affiliated with the Department of Computer Science of Meiji University. From 2005 to 2007 he was a Program Officer of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Professor of Computer Science Course in graduate school of Science and Technology. President of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics. International Fuzzy Systems Association Fellow. IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award.