Yuichi Taguchi

Yuichi Taguchi
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    Yuichi worked on light field compression and conversion techniques for 3D TV during his Ph.D. After joining MERL in 2009, he has worked on algorithms and sensors for industrial robotics and catadioptric imaging. His current research interests include computational photography and 3D reconstruction.

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    • Title: "Method For Reconstructing 3D Scenes From 2D Images"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Taguchi, Yuichi; Pillai, Jaishanker K; Burns, Dan J; Laughman, Christopher
      Patent No.: 9,595,134
      Issue Date: Mar 14, 2017
    • Title: "Method for Increasing Resolutions of Depth Images"
      Inventors: Tuzel, Oncel; Liu, Ming-Yu; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 9,576,338
      Issue Date: Feb 21, 2017
    • Title: "Method for Reconstructing a 3D Scene as a 3D Model using Images Acquired by 3D Sensors and Omnidirectional Cameras"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 9,460,513
      Issue Date: Oct 4, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Stereo Visual Odometry using Points, Lines and Planes"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Taguchi, Yuichi; Antunes, Michel G; Urtasun, Raquel
      Patent No.: 9,430,847
      Issue Date: Aug 30, 2016
    • Title: "Tracking Poses of 3D Camera Using Points and Planes"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Ataer-Cansizoglu, Esra; Ramalingam, Srikumar; Garaas, Tyler W
      Patent No.: 9,420,265
      Issue Date: Aug 16, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Extracting Planes from 3D Point Cloud Sensor Data"
      Inventors: Feng, Chen; Taguchi, Yuichi; Kamat, Vineet
      Patent No.: 9,412,040
      Issue Date: Aug 9, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Estimating Free Space using a Camera System"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 9,305,219
      Issue Date: Apr 5, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Determining Object Poses Using Weighted Features"
      Inventors: Tuzel, Oncel; Liu, Ming-Yu; Taguchi, Yuichi; Raghunathan, Arvind U
      Patent No.: 9,280,827
      Issue Date: Mar 8, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Fitting Primitive Shapes to 3D Point Clouds Using Distance Fields"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Ramalingam, Srikumar
      Patent No.: 9,208,609
      Issue Date: Dec 8, 2015
    • Title: "Method for Registering Points and Planes of 3D Data in Multiple Coordinate Systems"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Ramalingam, Srikumar; Jian, Yong-Dian; Feng, Chen
      Patent No.: 9,183,631
      Issue Date: Nov 10, 2015
    • Title: "Method and Apparatus for Extracting Depth Edges from Images Acquired of Scenes by Cameras with Ring Flashes Forming Hue Circles"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 9,036,907
      Issue Date: May 19, 2015
    • Title: "Method for Increasing Resolutions of Depth Images"
      Inventors: Tuzel, C. Oncel; Liu, Ming-Yu; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 8,983,177
      Issue Date: Mar 17, 2015
    • Title: "Method and System for Segmenting Moving Objects from Images Using Foreground Extraction"
      Inventors: Veeraraghavan, Ashok N.; Marks, Tim; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 8,941,726
      Issue Date: Jan 27, 2015
    • Title: "Specular Edge Extraction Using Multi-Flash Imaging"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Tuzel, Oncel; Ramalingam, Srikumar
      Patent No.: 8,913,825
      Issue Date: Dec 16, 2014
    • Title: "Voting-Based Pose Estimation for 3D Sensors"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Tuzel, C. Oncel; Ramalingam, Srikumar; Liu, Ming-Yu
      Patent No.: 8,908,913
      Issue Date: Dec 9, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Determining Poses of Vehicle-Mounted Cameras for In-Road Obstacle Detection"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Taguchi, Yuichi; Zhu, Menglong
      Patent No.: 8,831,290
      Issue Date: Sep 9, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Generating Structured Light with Spatio-Temporal Patterns for 3D Scene Reconstruction"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Agrawal, Amit K.; Tuzel, C. Oncel
      Patent No.: 8,805,057
      Issue Date: Aug 12, 2014
    • Title: "Method and System for Determining Projections in Non-Central Catadioptric Optical Systems"
      Inventors: Agrawal, Amit K.; Taguchi, Yuichi; Ramalingam, Srikumar
      Patent No.: 8,630,446
      Issue Date: Jan 14, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Generating Convex Polyhedral Visual Hulls for 3D Objects from Polygonal Silhouettes"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Agrawal, Amit K.; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 8,605,991
      Issue Date: Dec 10, 2013
    • Title: "Method and System for Registering an Object with a Probe Using Entropy-Based Motion Selection and Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filtering"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Marks, Tim; Hershey, John R.
      Patent No.: 8,510,078
      Issue Date: Aug 13, 2013
    • Title: "Digital Refocusing for Wide-Angle Images Using Axial-Cone Cameras"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Agrawal, Amit K.; Veeraraghavan, Ashok N.; Ramalingam, Srikumar; Raskar, Ramesh N.
      Patent No.: 8,493,432
      Issue Date: Jul 23, 2013
    • Title: "Camera and Method for Focus Based Depth Reconstruction of Dynamic Scenes"
      Inventors: Veeraraghavan, Ashok N.; Shroff, Nitesh; Taguchi, Yuichi; Tuzel, C. Oncel
      Patent No.: 8,432,434
      Issue Date: Apr 30, 2013
    • Title: "Method for Registering 3D Points with 3D Planes"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 8,224,071
      Issue Date: Jul 17, 2012
    • Title: "Localization in Industrial Robotics Using Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filtering"
      Inventors: Marks, Tim; Taguchi, Yuichi
      Patent No.: 8,219,352
      Issue Date: Jul 10, 2012
    • Title: "Method and System for Determining Poses of Specular Objects"
      Inventors: Ramalingam, Srikumar; Veeraraghavan, Ashok N.; Taguchi, Yuichi; Tuzel, C. Oncel; Shroff, Nitesh
      Patent No.: 8,165,403
      Issue Date: Apr 24, 2012
    • Title: "Method and System for Determining Projections in Non-Central Catadioptric Optical Systems"
      Inventors: Taguchi, Yuichi; Agrawal, Amit K.; Ramalingam, Srikumar
      Patent No.: 8,134,786
      Issue Date: Mar 13, 2012
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