I am working at Aizawa-Yamakata-Matsui Lab, as a Postdoc. I am interested in anything related to text recognition, including scene text recognition, synthetic text data generation, and TextVQA/TextCaps (visual question answering and image captioning with text recognition).
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The University of Tokyo, Japan, Apr. 2023 - Present
I am working on several projects related to text recognition. I obtained funds from the Japanese government.
Google Research, Oct. 2022 - Jan. 2023
As a student researcher, I worked in the Google OCR team (16 hours per week, from the Google Japan office or home). I surveyed the TextVQA task (Visual Question Answering with text recognition) and implemented part of the baselines.
Clova AI Research, NAVER Corp., South Korea, Jan. 2018 - Mar. 2020
Developed scene text recognition (STR) model, which recognizes text in the natural scene.
Language Analytics, NCSOFT Corp., South Korea, Apr. 2016 - Dec. 2017
Developed sentence embedding model for question/document clustering and text style transfer model for colloquial text generation.
The University of Tokyo, Japan, Apr. 2020 - Mar. 2023