Yasutada Oohama

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Yasutada Oohama

Contact Information

Department of Communication Engineering and Informatics
The University of Electro-Communications
1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu-Shi,
Tokyo 182-8585, Japan


Research Interests

  • Shannon Theory


Yasutada Oohama (M’03) was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1963. He received the B.Eng., M.Eng., and D.Eng. degrees in mathematical engineering in 1987, 1989, and 1992, respectively, from University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. From 1992 to Sept. 2006, he was with Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. From Oct. 2006-2010, he was with The University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan. Since 2011, he has been with The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan. He is currently a professor with the Department of Communication Engineering and Informatics. From September 1996 to March 1997, he was a visiting scholar with the Information Systems Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford CA. His current research interest includes basic problems in information theory and related areas.

Participation & Positions:

Tokyo/Japan Sections Chapter (2005/2002 Chapter of the Year) (Chair, 01/01/12 until 12/31/13)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Source Coding, 03/01/11 until 02/28/14)
Tokyo/Japan Sections Chapter (2005/2002 Chapter of the Year) (Vice Chair, 01/01/10 until 12/31/11)