Yukihiro Bandoh received the Ph.D. degrees from Kyushu University, Japan, in 2002. He granted JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists from 2000 to 2002. In 2002, he joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation, where he has been engaged in research on efficient video coding for high realistic communication. He is currently a Senior Research Engineer, Distinguished Technical Member at NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories. He is a senior member of IEEE, IEICE, and IPSJ.