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October 11, 2019

Gaku Nakano

M. Eng
Real World Sensing Technology Group
Biometrics Research Labs

Research Area

  • Computer Vision (Structure-from-Motion, 3D Shape Reconstruction, Camera Pose Estimation)



International Conference Papers

  • Gaku Nakano, "A Simple Direct Solution to the Perspective-Three-Point Problem," PDF(PDF)
  • Gaku Nakano and Shibata Takashi, "Fast and Robust Homography Estimation by Adaptive Graduated Non-Convexity," ICIP 2019. PDF(PDF) new window(LINK)
  • Gaku Nakano, "Accelerated Ransac for 2D Homography Estimation based on Global Brightness Consistency," ICIP 2017. PDF(PDF) new window(LINK)
  • Subhajit Chaudhury, Gaku Nakano, Jun Takada, Akihiko Iketani, "Spatial-Temporal Motion Field Analysis for Pixelwise Crack Detection on Concrete Surfaces," WACV 2017, pp. 336-344. PDF(PDF) new window(LINK)
  • Gaku Nakano, "A Versatile Approach for Solving PnP, PnPf, and PnPfr Problems," ECCV 2016, pp. 338-352. PDF(PDF)  PDF(PDF) new window(LINK)
  • Gaku Nakano, "Globally Optimal DLS Method for PnP Problem with Cayley parameterization, " BMVC 2015, pp. 78. 1-78. 11.   PDF(PDF)
  • Gaku Nakano, Jun Takada, "A Robust Least Squares Solution to the Calibrated Two-View Geometry with Two Known Orientation Angles, " VISSAP 2013, pp. 132-145. PDF (PDF) new window(LINK)
  • Gaku Nakano, Itaru Kitahara, Yuichi Ohta, "Generating perceptually-correct shadows for mixed reality, " ISMAR 2008, pp. 173-174. PDF (PDF) new window(LINK)


Young Researcher's Award, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Japan.

Patents (Issued ones only)

  • Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program (US Patent No: 9053522, 2015)
    Gaku Nakano
  • Image processing method, image processing device, and program for restoring spectral characteristics of an object and an illumination, respectively (US Patent No: 9491331, 2016)
    Eiji Kaneko, Masato Tsukada, Gaku Nakano

Academic/professional career summary

2014 - 2015
Visitor at the Robotics Institute, the Carnegie Mellon University new window(CMU Panoptic Studio)
2008 - present
Researcher at NEC Central Research Labs
Received M.Eng from the University of Tuskuba