Kota Yamaguchi

Research Scientist at CyberAgent AI Lab

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About me

Kota Yamaguchi is a research scientist at CyberAgent, Inc. His research interest includes computer vision, machine learning, and digital media. He was previously an assistant professor at Tohoku University from 2014 to 2017. He received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook University in 2014, under the advisory of Tamara Berg and Luis E. Ortiz. He received an MS in 2008 and a BE in 2006, both from University of Tokyo.

Publications

  • Kotaro Kikuchi, Kota Yamaguchi, Edgar Simo-Serra, Tetsunori Kobayashi, "Regularized Adversarial Training for Single-Shot Virtual Try-On", ICCV Workshops 2019. [CVF]
  • Yuto Shinahara, Takuro Karamatsu, Daisuke Harada, Kota Yamaguchi, Seiichi Uchida, "Serif or Sans: Visual Font Analytics on Book Covers and Online Advertisements", ICDAR 2019. [arXiv]
  • Tianlu Wang, Kota Yamaguchi, Vicente Ordonez, "Feedback-prop: Convolutional Neural Network Inference under Partial Evidence", CVPR 2018. [arXiv] [Github]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, Takayuki Okatani, Takayuki Umeda, Kazuhiko Murasaki, Kyoko Sudo, "End-to-end learning potentials for structured attribute prediction", arXiv preprint arXiv:1708.01892. [arXiv]
  • Shuohao Li, Kota Yamaguchi, Takayuki Okatani, "Attention to Describe Products with Attributes", MVA 2017. [IEEE]
  • Pongsate Tangseng, Kota Yamaguchi, Takayuki Okatani, "Recommending outfits from personal closet", ICCV Workshops 2017. [arXiv] [project]
  • Takuya Yashima, Naoaki Okazaki, Kentaro Inui, Kota Yamaguchi, Takayuki Okatani, "Learning to Describe E-Commerce Images from Noisy Online Data", ACCV 2016. [Springer]
  • Masayasu Muraoka, Sumit Maharjan, Masaki Saito, Kota Yamaguchi, Naoaki Okazaki, Takayuki Okatani, Kentaro Inui, "Recognizing Open-Vocabulary Relations between Objects in Images", PACLIC 2016. [PDF]
  • Pongsate Tangseng, Zhipeng Wu, Kota Yamaguchi, "Looking at Outfit to Parse Clothing", arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.01386. [arXiv] [project]
  • Sirion Vittayakorn, Takayuki Umeda, Kazuhiko Murasaki, Kyoko Sudo, Takayuki Okatani, Kota Yamaguchi, "Automatic Attribute Discovery with Neural Activations", ECCV 2016. [arXiv]
  • Vicente Ordonez, Xufeng Han, Polina Kuznetsova, Girish Kulkarni, Margaret Mitchell, Kota Yamaguchi, Karl Stratos, Amit Goyal, Jesse Dodge, Alyssa Mensch, Hal Daume III, Alexander C Berg, Yejin Choi, Tamara L Berg, "Large Scale Retrieval and Generation of Image Descriptions", IJCV 2015. [Springer]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, Takayuki Okatani, Kyoko Sudo, Kazuhiko Murasaki, Yukinobu Taniguchi, "Mix and Match: Joint Model for Clothing and Attribute Recognition", BMVC 2015. [BMVA]
  • Sirion Vittayakorn, Kota Yamaguchi, Alexander C Berg, Tamara L Berg, "Runway to Realway: Visual Analysis of Fashion", WACV 2015. [IEEE]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, Tamara L Berg, Luis E Ortiz, "Chic or Social: Visual Popularity Analysis in Online Fashion Networks", ACM Multimedia 2014. [ACM]
  • M Hadi Kiapour, Kota Yamaguchi, Alexander C Berg, Tamara L Berg, "Hipster Wars: Discovering Elements of Fashion Styles", ECCV 2014. [Springer]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, M Hadi Kiapour, Luis E Ortiz, Tamara L Berg, "Retrieving Similar Styles to Parse Clothing", TPAMI 2014. [IEEE]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, M Hadi Kiapour, Tamara L Berg, "Paper Doll Parsing: Retrieving Similar Styles to Parse Clothing Items", ICCV 2013. [IEEE] [Github]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, M Hadi Kiapour, Luis E Ortiz, Tamara L Berg, "Parsing Clothing in Fashion Photographs", CVPR 2012. [IEEE]
  • Alexander C Berg, Tamara L Berg, Hal Daume III, Jesse Dodge, Amit Goyal, Xufeng Han, Alyssa Mensch, Margaret Mitchell, Aneesh Sood, Karl Stratos, Kota Yamaguchi, "Understanding and Predicting Importance in Images", CVPR 2012. [IEEE]
  • Jesse Dodge, Amit Goyal, Xufeng Han, Alyssa Mensch, Margaret Mitchell, Karl Stratos, Kota Yamaguchi, Yejin Choi, Hal Daume III, Alexander C Berg, Tamara L Berg, "Detecting visual text", NAACL 2012. [ACM]
  • Margaret Mitchell, Jesse Dodge, Amit Goyal, Kota Yamaguchi, Karl Stratos, Xufeng Han, Alyssa Mensch, Alexander C Berg, Tamara L Berg, Hal Daume III, "Midge: Generating Image Descriptions From Computer Vision Detections", European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, EACL 2012. [PDF]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, Alexander C Berg, Luis E Ortiz, Tamara L Berg, "Who are you with and where are you going?", CVPR 2011. [IEEE]
  • Kota Yamaguchi, Takashi Komuro, Masatoshi Ishikawa, "PTZ Control with Head Tracking for Video Chat", ACM CHI 2009 Extended Abstracts.
  • Kota Yamaguchi, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Takashi Komuro, Masatoshi Ishikawa, "Interleaved Pixel Lookup for Embedded Computer Vision", Fourth IEEE Workshop on Embedded Computer Vision (ECVW).
  • Kota Yamaguchi, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Takashi Komuro, Masatoshi Ishikawa, "Design of a Massively Parallel Vision Processor based on Multi-SIMD Architecture", 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2007), pp.3498-3501.