Hiroharu Kato

Researcher at Preferred Networks, Inc.

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Education

  • Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo (Oct 2016 – Sep 2020)
  • M.S. in Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo (Apr 2012 – Mar 2014)
  • B.S. in Engineering, the University of Tokyo (Apr 2008 – Mar 2012)

Experience

  • Researcher, Preferred Networks, Inc. (Dec 2018 – Present)
  • Engineer, Sony Corp. (Apr 2014 – Nov 2018)

Publications

Monocular Differentiable Rendering for Self-Supervised 3D Object Detection
Deniz Beker, Hiroharu Kato, Mihai Morariu, Takahiro Ando, Toru Matsuoka, Wadim Kehl, Adrien Gaidon
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2020
Differentiable Rendering: A Survey
Hiroharu Kato, Deniz Beker, Mihai Morariu, Takahiro Ando, Toru Matsuoka, Wadim Kehl, Adrien Gaidon
arXiv, 2020
Self-supervised Learning of 3D Objects from Natural Images
Hiroharu Kato, Tatsuya Harada
arXiv, 2019
Learning View Priors for Single-view 3D Reconstruction
Hiroharu Kato, Tatsuya Harada
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019
Neural 3D Mesh Renderer
Hiroharu Kato, Yoshitaka Ushiku, Tatsuya Harada
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2018
Melody Generation for Pop Music via Word Representation of Musical Properties
Andrew Shin, Leopold Crestel, Hiroharu Kato, Kuniaki Saito, Katsunori Ohnishi, Masataka Yamaguchi, Masahiro Nakawaki, Yoshitaka Ushiku, Tatsuya Harada
arXiv, 2017
Visual Language Modeling on CNN Image Representations
Hiroharu Kato, Tatsuya Harada
arXiv, 2015
Image Reconstruction from Bag-of-Visual-Words
Hiroharu Kato, Tatsuya Harada
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2014
Visual Anomaly Detection from Small Samples for Mobile Robots
Hiroharu Kato, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Tatsuya Harada
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer: CVPR (2019 – 2022), ICCV (2019 – 2021), ECCV (2020), ICLR (2022), SIGGRAPH Asia (2019), TVCG (2019 – 2020), AAAI (2020), IJCAI (2018), MIRU (2019 – 2021)
  • Selected as an outstanding reviewer in CVPR 2021

Awards

  • NVIDIA Pioneering Research Award (2018)

Talks

  • “Tutorial on differentiable rendering and deep learning” In Visual Computing (VC) 2021.
  • “Recent trends in differentiable rendering” In Symposium on Sensing via Image Information (SSII) 2020.
  • “Neural 3D Mesh Renderer” In Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI) 2019.
  • “[CVPR 2018] Neural 3D Mesh Renderer” In Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU) 2018.
  • “Modality translation and image generation” In Symposium on Sensing via Image Information (SSII) 2018.
  • “[CVPR 2014] Image Reconstruction from Bag-of-Visual-Words” In Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU) 2014.