Takeo Igarashi is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Tokyo. He was a post doctoral Research Associate at Brown University Computer Graphics Group from June 2000 - Feb 2002. He received the Ph.D from the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Tokyo in 2000. He also worked at Xerox PARC, Microsoft Research, and Carnegie Mellon University as a student intern. His research interest is in user interfaces in general and his current focus is on interaction techniques for 2D/3D graphics. He received the SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award in 2006.
Interactive Smart Computers (abstract)
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