received his B.S. degree in the Department of Pure and Applied Sciences from the University of Tokyo in 1979, completed the course work in the doctoral program in the School of Science in 1984, and joined Ricoh Company, Ltd. He was dispatched to the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) from 1990 to 1994 and received a D. Sc. degree from the University of Tokyo in 1994. He moved to the Department of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Kinki University in 1996 as an associate professor and became a professor in 2002. He moved to Shibaura Institute of Technology in 2004 is working as a professor in Department of Information Science and Engineering, College of Engineering.
Neurocomputing, artificial intelligence, scheduling problems, mobile robot control, RoboCup, and computer shogi (Japanese chess).
Artificial intelligence, Reinforcement Learning, Multiagent system, RoboCup, Shogi
- Artificial Intelligence
- Data Structure and Algorithms 2
- Mathematical Programming
- Advanced Exercise on Computer and Information Science1A
- Fundamental Exercise on Computer and Information Engineering 2A
- Harukazu Igarashi and Seiji Ishihara, “An Algorithm of Policy Gradient Reinforcement Learning with a Fuzzy Controller in Policies”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IJAE), ISSN (Online): 2180-124X, Vol.4, No.1, pp. 17-26 (2013).
- Harukazu Igarashi, Koji Nakamura, and Seiji Ishihara, “Learning of Soccer Player Agents Using a Policy Gradient Method: Coordination Between Kicker and Receiver During Free Kicks,” International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IJAE), Vol.2, No.1, pp.123-135 (2011).
- Seiji Ishihara and Harukazu Igarashi, Applying the Policy Gradient Method to Behavior Learning in Multiagent Systems: The Pursuit Problem," Systems and Computers in Japan, Vol. 37, No. 10, pp. 101-109 (2006).
- Harukazu Igarashi and Kiyoshi Ioi, "Navigation of a Mobile Robot Formulated in Terms of Discrete Optimization Problems", Systems and Computers in Japan, Vol. 34, No.6, pp.59-68 (2003).
- Harukazu Igarashi,“Path Planning of a Mobile Robot by Optimization and Reinforcement Learning”, Artificial Life and Robotics Vol.6, pp.59-65 (2002), etc.
International / Domestic Societies
JSAI, IPSJ, RSJ, and SICE.