Ryohei Nakatsu

Next: »
« Previous:

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

  • ISEA1997

    Ryohel Nakatsu received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Kyoto University in 1969, 1971 and 1982, respectively. After joining NTT (Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Cooperation) in 1971, he mainly worked on speech recognition technology. Since 1994, he has been with ATR and currently is the president of the AIR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories. Recently, he has become interested in the recognition of non-verbal information such as emotions in speech. He is a member of the IEEE, the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Japan (lEICE-1) and the Acoustical Society of Japan. In 1996 he met Naoko Tosa, a media artist, and they started collab­orating. They have developed several computer characters which are able to communicate with people based on emotions. Their works were exhibited at the National Museum of Art in Osaka, 0 Museum in Tokyo, and other museums and art exhibitions. Their recent work, called Interactive Poem, was awarded L’Oreal Prize in 1997.

Last Known Location:

  • Japan

International Programme Committee:

Additional Links: