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Chikara Miyaji



Project Researcher
Data Science Research Division,
Information Technology Center, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Phone: +81.3.5841.6939 (laboratory)
Fax: +81.3.5841.6952
Email: miyaji[at]; cmiyaji[at]

Research Group and Research Topics

Group: Dynamic Image Control, Meta Perception

Topics: Applying Technology in Sports
  • 1msec auto pan-tilt for table tennis training(Collaboration)
  • application of underwater accelerometer for swimming training(Collaboration)
  • development of Swift-Camera: a camera with instant view for sports training
  • development of Smart-Player: an internet video player with sports specific browsing
  • development of Smart-System: sports specific video database


  • science and research fund (c) Sports training tools using the Internet(2014-2016)

Curriculum Vitae


  • Physical Education Course, Tokyo University of Education. 1971-1976
  • Master Course, Sports Coaching, Tsukuba University, 1976-1978


  • Assistant, Sports Center, Tsukuba University, 1978-1981
  • Researcher, National Institute of Special Education, 1981-1984
  • Assistant Prof., Associate Prof. Sports Science, Tsukuba University, 1984-2000
  • Researcher, Japan Institute of Sports Science, 2000-2016
  • Project Researcher, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo , 2016-

Academic Activities

  • IACSS(International Assoc. Computer Science in Sports)Board members:2008-
  • IASI(International Assoc. of Sports Information)Stealing Committee:2008-
  • Chair of Japan Mathematica Users Group:2008-2009



  • Introduction to the Internet using Macintosh Adison-Wesley Publishers, JAPAN, pp.1-296, 1993.
  • Network Programming using Mathematica, Iwanami Publishers, JAPAN, pp.1-142, 1998
  • Chikara Miyaji and Paul Abbott: MathLink : Network Programming with Mathematica, Cambridge University Press, pp.1-243, 2001
  • (Part), My software suggestions: Active books, Iwanami, pp167-176, 2002
  • (Part. Japan Mathematica Users Group): Introduction to Mathematica, Tokyo denki University Press, p1-275, 2009
  • Peter Dabinichki and Chikara Miyaji: Chap. 2. Computers, informatics and sport, Computer Science in Sport -- Research and practice, Ed. by Arnold Baca, Routeledge, pp18-32, 2015

Papers and Proceedings

  • MIYAJI, C.:Content based movie database, The 12th IASI World Congress Proceedings, pp292-297, 2005
  • Shimizu, J., MIYAJI, C. and ITO, K.: Instant Visual Feedback for Athletes Using VOD SYstem--in the case of Synchronized Swimming, The 12th IASI World Congress Proceedings, pp248-253, 2005
  • Hirotsu, N. , MIYAJI, C., Ezaki,N., Shigenaga, T. and Taguchi,A.:A MAthematical Method for Finding Optimal Tactics by Utilizing Statistical Data Using Updated Real Time during a Volleyball Game, The 12th IASI World Congress Proceedings, pp226-234, 2005
  • Miyaji,C., K.Ito and J.Shimizu: Creating the SMART system--A Database for Sports Movement, The Engineering of Sport 6, Eckehard Fozzy Moritz(Ed.), pp179-184, Springer, 2006
  • Chikara MIYAJI, Koji Itoh, Jun Shimizu : A suitable Searching Method for Sports Movie Database, Proceedings 6th International Association of Computer Science in Sports, 274-281, 2007
  • Jun Shimizu, Chikara Miyaji, Tomokazu Miura: EXAMINATION OF THE OBSERVERS POINT OF INTEREST DURING THE OBSERVATION OF SPORTS MOVEMENT VIDEO FILES USING COMPUTER, Proceedings 6th International Association of Computer Science in Sports, 121-126, 2007
  • Hirofumi Shimojo, Hideki Takagi, Yasuo Sengoku, Seiji Sugimoto and Chikara Miyaji: Video feedback system for junior swimmer using SMART-system, Proc. of 24th Japan Educational Engineering Conference, 743-744, 2008
  • Hirofumi SHimojo, Hideki Takagi, Yasuo Sengoku, Seiji Sugimoto, and Chikara Miyaji:Video feedback Coaching using SMART-system, Japan swimming underwater activity Conference, 27-28, 2008
  • Chikara Miyaji: Preperation for Olympic, 2: Application of information technology, Science of Physical Education, 58(7), 503-508, 2008
  • Miyaji, C.: Experiences Using SMART-system, Proc. of IACSS 7th International Symposium, 130-137, 2009
  • Miyaji, C.: Experiences Using the Multimedia SMART-system, ICSSPE Bullettin 57, 2009
  • Chikara Miyaji, Tomokazu Miura and Ayako Komine: Experience of using SMART-system, Joint Symposium 2009, Sports Engineering, 426-431, 2009
  • Chikara MIYAJI: Experience with SMART-system, Proc. of Asian Conference on Sports Science, pp132-140, 2010
  • Chikara MIYAJI: SMART-system: Past and Future, Procedia Engineering Vol 2-2, pp3109-3114, 2010
  • Chikara MIYAJI: A New Browsing Method for Sports Video on the Internet, Proc. of the 8th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport(IACSS2011), pp54-57, 2011
  • Sho Tamaki, Kazuto Yoshida, Takeshi Kasahara, and Chikara MIYIAJI: Development of a Tactical Analysis Application for Table Tennis, Proc. of the 8th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport(IACSS2011), pp102-105, 2011
  • Kiyoshi Osawa and Chikara MIYAJI: Computation of an Optimal Batting Order in Baseball Team on a Parallel Computing Platform with GPGPU, Proc. of the 8th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport(IACSS2011), pp509-512, 2011
  • Gotoda N, Matsuura K, Nakagawa K, Miyaji C.: Design of Tennis Training with Shot-timing Feedback based on Trajectory Prediction of Ball. Workshop Proceedings of ICCE2013.
  • Miyaji C.: What is important to see sports movement on the Internet. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Computer Science(IACSS2013), in CD-ROM, 2013
  • Gotoda N, Sakurai Y, Matsuura K, Nakagawa K, Miyaji C. :A Server-based System Supporting Motor Learning through Real-time and Reflective Learning Activities. Proceedings of HCII2013, 84-93,2013.
  • Miyaji, C: Possibility of Sports Specific replay on the Internet, Sports and Human Dynamics2014, 2014
  • Chikara Miyaji: Frame by frame playback on the Internet video, Proc. of the 10th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport(IACSS2015), p51-58, Springer(e-book), 2015
  • Chikara Miyaji: ViEW2015 talk, TOKYO2020 and video technology, Proc. of ViEW2015, pp110-103, 2015
  • Chikara Miyaji: Network video technology for sports specific browsing, Proc. of Image information and Television Engineering Conference(winter),2015

Other publications

  • Chikara Miyaji(Ed): Series:The Edge of Sports Technology, Coaching Clinic, 2011.8-2012.10
  • Chikara Miyaji: Series: Behind the video of Tokyo1964, Coaching Clinic, 2013.8-2014.2
  • Chikara Miyaji: Series: video technology and sports in future, Coaching Clinic, 2015.10-

Japanese Patents

  • 11-2574: estimation of impact force, estimation method and the estimation program on the media
  • 11-2574: Movement estimation device, estimation method and the estimation program on the media
  • 2007-142750: video browsing system, computer device and the program
  • 2013-046276: video transferring server
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