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Research interests include character animation, computer graphics and interactive techniques.


BSc, MSc & DSc, Information Science, University of Tokyo.


Taku Komura is a Professor at the Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. As head of the Computer Animation and Robotics group his research has focused on data-driven character animation, physically-based character animation, crowd simulation, cloth animation, anatomy-based modelling and robotics. Recently, his main research interests have been in indexing and animating complex close interactions, which includes character-character interactions and character-object interactions.


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