Toru Tamaki received his B.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in information engineering from Nagoya University, Japan, in 1996, 1998 and 2001, respectively. After being an assistant professor at Niigata University, Japan, from 2001 to 2005, he is currently an associate professor at the Department of Information Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan. He was an associate researcher at ESIEE Paris, France, in 2015. His research interests include computer vision, image recognition, machine learning, and medical image analysis.