Junichi Hori


 Profile

Junichi Hori was born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, in 1963. He received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in Information Engineering from Niigata University, Niigata, Japan, in 1986 and 1988, respectively. In 1988 he joined the staff of the Department of Information Engineering, Niigata University, as a research associate.  Since 1997, he has been an Associate Professor. In 1996 he received the Dr. Eng. in Computer Science from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.  In 1999-2000, he was a Visiting Scholar in University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. Since 2012, he has been a Professor. His research interests include brain functional imaging, biomedical measurement, and non-stationary signal analysis.


Recent Activities

[1] Functional Brain Imaging
-- Inverse problem in brain electrical activity

[2] Communication Support Device
-- Brain computer imterface (alpha/beta. MRP, ERP, SSVEP, ...)
-- EOG-based letter input interface using eye movement
-- EMG-based input interface using face movement

[3] Image Analysis
-- Restoration of biomedical images
-- Motion picture analysis (Tracking and Monitoring)

[4] Biomedical signal analysis
-- Real-time restoration of non-stationary signals
-- Band-Suppressed restoration of non-stationary signal under additive noise
-- Development of high-quality biomedical instruments
-- Analysis of non-stationary signals by natural observation method

[5] Sensing information processing
-- Auditory modeling
-- Evaluation of speech clarity
-- Sound analysis of artificial valves


Collaborations

[1] Tokyo Institute of Technology:
"Real-time restoration of non-stationary signals"

[2] Department of 2nd Surgery, School of Medicine, Niigata University:
"Sound analysis of artificial heart valve"

[3] The 2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Yamanashi Medical School:
"Improvement of frequency characteristics of catheter-monometer
system and ambulatory ECG system"

[4] Niigata Institute of Technology:
"Analysis of hyperthermic treatment"

[5] University of Minnesota:
"Functional Brain Imaging"

[6] Info Scope:
"Portable Brain Functional Imaging"


Selected Publications


Conferences


Books

[1] He, B., Hori, J., and Babiloni, F.: "Electroencephalography (EEG): Inverse Problems," In: Akay, M. ed. Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 2, John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey, pp. 1355-1363, 2006.

[2] Hori, J.: "Development of input interface for communication support using electrooculogram," Front Line of Next Generation Human Interface, NTS Inc., pp.145-157, June 2013.


Grant LINK


Professional Activities

[1] IEEE  Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

[2] Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan

[3] Japan Society of Medical Electronics and Biological Engineering

[4] Japanese Society for Wellbeing Science and Assistive Technology

[5] Japanese Society of Hyperthermic Oncology


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