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Dr. Yoshiyasu Takefuji is a tenured professor on faculty of environmental information at Keio University since April 1992 and was on tenured faculty of Electrical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University since 1988. Before joining Case, he taught at the University of South Florida for two years and the University of South Carolina for three years. He received his BS (1978), MS (1980), and Ph.D. (1983) from Electrical Engineering from Keio University under the supervision of Professor Hideo Aiso. His research interests focus on neural computing, security, internet gadgets, and nonlinear behaviors. He received the National Science Foundation/Research Initiation Award in 1989 and received the distinct service award from IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks in 1992 and has been an NSF advisory panelist. He has received the TEPCO research award in 1993-1995 and the Takayanagi research award in 1995. He has also received the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology research award in 1993-1995. He has received the best courseware award from Asia multimedia forum in 1999. He has received the best paper award of Information Processing Society of Japan in 1980 and that of International federation of automatic control in AIRTC'98 - IFAC International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Real-Time Control in 1998, special research award from the US air force office of scientific research in 2003, chairman award from JICA in 2004. He authors books entitled Neural Network Parallel Computing from Kluwer Publishers in January 1992, Neural Computing from Korona Publishers in 1996, Neural Networks from Sangyo-Tosho in 1996, the future of mobile phones in 2003 from Iwanami, security in 2004 from NikkeiBP, ultra low cost internet gadget design in 2008 from Ohmsha, happy-hacking iphone/ipod touch in 2008 from Ohmsha, and coauthored books Digital Circuits (Ohmsha Publishers) in 1984, Neuro Computing (Baifukan Publishers) in 1992, Neural Networks in Design and Manufacturing from World Scientific Publishers in 1993, Neural Computing For Optimization and Combinatorics from World Scientific Publishers in 1994, Analog VLSI Neural Networks from Kluwer Academic Publishers in 1992, Knowledge-based intelligent techniques in industry (CRC 1998), Handbook of Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (CRC 1998), netiquette, from kyoritsu-pub Introduction to wireless access (shoeisha 2000), and application-handbook of neural computing (kyoritsu 2001). He is currently an associate editor of International Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications from KAP, editor of International Journal on Computational Intelligence and Applications, and editor of Int. Journal of Knowledge-based intelligent engineering systems. He was an Editor of the Journal of Neural Network Computing, an associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, Neural/parallel/scientific computations, and Neurocomputing, and a guest editor of Journal Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing in the special issue on analog VLSI neural networks and also guest editor of Neurocomputing in the special issue on neural network optimization. He has published more than 150 journal papers and more than 100 conference papers. He is included in who's who in America, who's who in the Midwest, who's who in science and engineering, men of achievement. He was an advisor to Multimedia University in Malaysia, PSDI of Philippine government, and VITTI (Vietnam Information Technology Training Institute), Srilanka, Thailand, and Jordan CTTISC respectively. He is an official assessor of Hong Kong government respectively.
Professor Yoshiyasu Takefuji 
Faculty of Environmental Information
Keio University.  
5322 Endo, Fujisawa 
2520816 JAPAN.

Office in Japan: i-304 in SFC at Keio University 
Office Phone in Japan: +81-466-47-5111, ext. 53234 
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