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Shigeru Eiho

Shigeru Eiho


  • Bachelor of Engineering, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University (Department of Electronics), Doctor of Engineering
  • Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University; Former President of the Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers; Councilor of the Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers; and Fellow, Japan Society for Electronic Information and Communication Engineers
  • Vice President, The Kyoto College of Graduate School for Informatics


Become IT engineers with practical applications in the real world by identifying appropriate information.

If you want to know about something, you can obtain lots of information just by searching the Internet. However, the information you'll find is like a mixture of cobblestones; it is not easy to judge the value of the contents, including truths and falsities.In order to extract useful and reliable information, it is necessary to constantly study so that the essence can be ascertained from various perspectives.

My field of specialty is image processing. We have extracted information necessary for diagnosis and treatment from medical images, and have conducted research and development on images used in various fields, such as research on automatic extraction of internal organs and blood vessels and display of diagnostic information, and image correction with an emphasis on sensitivity.In this graduate school, we are dealing with the development of theoretical and practical methods of innovative and advanced methods of expression for images with such rich, expressive information, as well as methods for extracting that information contained in images from various angles and their uses.

Images, as well as information, can be at the mercy of noise or false information if not processed with careful and discerning insight.I look forward to seeing off young, competent IT engineers who can effectively identify appropriate information and apply it in the real world.

Responsible Subject

  • Visual Processing
  • Honors Master Thesis

Field of Specialization

  • Development of image measurement, processing and display systems
  • Medical Information Processing

Business Performance

Paper (Partial Only):

  • Imaging of left ventriculography and display, measurement and control of cardiac function 19, pp. 923 -936, 1980
  • Reconstruction of 3-D Images of Pulsating Left Ventricle from 2-D Sector Scan Echocardiograms, Computers in Cardiology 1981, pp. 19 -24, 1982, (Left ventricular configuration from ultrasound tomography.)
  • 3-D Heart Image Reconstructed from MRI Data, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 15, pp. 241 -246, 1991 (Stereoscopic configuration of the heart from MRICT data.)
  • Automatic Detection of Coronary Artery Vascular Branches from Radiographic Images, Medical Imaging Technology 10, pp. 511 -520, 1992
  • Current status and future of three-dimensional imaging in medicine, Journal of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, C 113, pp. 302 -308, 1993
  • Configuration of Three-Dimensional Coronary Artery Images from Two-Way Radiographic Imaging, Journal of the Society of System Control Information 7, pp. 265 -273, 1994
  • Generation and display of piano performance by computer, Information Processing Society of Japan Journal 40, pp. 2827 -2837, 1999
  • Morphological Approach to Automated Coronary Extraction, Medical Imaging Technology, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 231 -239, 2000.
  • Measurement of Aortic Vascular Shape and Lesion Detection for Stained Graft Implantation Assistance, Journal of the Japan Society of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, J 84 DII No. 11, pp. 468 -476, 2001
  • Registration and Superimposed Display of Coronary Arterial Tree on Bull's Eye Map of SPECT, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, E 85 D No. 1, pp. 69 -76, 2002 (Fusion representation of the coronary artery and left ventricle of the heart)
  • Extraction of Blood Vessels from Head MRA by Branch Unit Regional Grading, Journal of the IEICE, J 87 - DII No. 1, pp. 126 -133, 2004
  • Estimating the Gradient Threshold in the Perona-Malik Equation, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 39 -47, 2004 (image processing theory)
  • Branch-Based Region Growing Method for Blood Vessel Segmentation, ISPRS 10 th Congress, 796 -301, 2004 (Vessel Segmentation method)
  • Study on the image registration of Galaxy image under spatially correlated noise, Proc. 12 th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, pp. 286 -291, 2005 (Repair Noise Image)
  • 3D Tracking Using 2D -3 D Line Segment Correspondence and 2D Point Estimation, Proc. 1st International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, pp. 278 -285, 2006 (Detects the current position and viewing direction of a structure in a building)
  • Preparation of Panoramic Moving Images of Coronary Angiography, Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 107, -113, 2006