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[2016/08/09] Yasuaki Mitani has been awarded the IEICE CPSY Excellent Presentation Award for his presentation on ``Parallelization on Approximate String Matching Based on Computation of Prefix Sums.''
[2015/02/10] Kei Ikeda has been awarded the 2015 Student Research Award from IEEE Kansai Section. His research is on ``Efficient Acceleration of Mutual Information Computation for Nonrigid Registration Using CUDA.''
[2014/12/09] Ko Kusudo has been awarded the IPSJ Computer Science Research Award for Young Scientists for innovative research on ``A High-Throughput String Search Using AVX for Partially Matching Data.''
[2014/10/15] Tomochika Kato's poster has been nominated as a Best Poster Award Finalist of SC 2014. The title of the poster is ``PACC: An Extension of OpenACC for Pipelined Processing of Large Data on a GPU.''
[2014/04/19] Associate Professor Fumihiko Ino has been awarded the 13th Funai Science Award for innovative research on ``Fine-Grained Sharing Technology for GPU Cycles and its Application.''
[2013/05/22] Nobuyuki Kuromatsu has been awarded the Young Resercher Award at the SACSIS 2013. The title of of his presentation is ``Acceleration for Graph Application in MapReduce with Eliminating Redundant Messages.''
[2013/03/19] Associate Professor Fumihiko Ino, Yuma Munekawa, and Professor Kenichi Hagihara have been awarded the 28th Telecom System Technology Award. The title of the paper is ``Sequence Homology Search Using Fine Grained Cycle Sharing of Idle GPUs.''
[2012/12/11] Associate Professor Fumihiko Ino has been awarded the IEEE Computer Society Japan Chapter Young Author Award 2012. The title of the paper is ``Sequence Homology Search Using Fine Grained Cycle Sharing of Idle GPUs.''
[2011/02/16] Tomohiro Okuyama has been awarded the 2010 Student Research Award from IEEE Kansai Section. His research is on ``A Task Parallel Algorithm for Computing the Costs of All-Pairs Shortest Paths on the CUDA-compatible GPU.''
[2010/04/23] Our paper is ranked in top 2 cited articles published in Parallel Computing in the last five years. The title of the paper is ``A Data Distributed Parallel Algorithm for Nonrigid Image Registration.''
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[2009/06/24] Our paper entitled ``A Decompression Pipeline for Accelerating Out-of-Core Volume Rendering of Time-Varying Data'' has been selected as one of 24 graphics selections in ANNUAL REPORT OF OSAKA UNIVERSITY, Academic Achievement 2008-2009. The paper is published in Computers and Graphics.
[2009/01/24] Shimadzu, one of our collaborative company, will introduce a non-destructive testing machine accelerated with our real-time reconstruction engine using the graphics processing unit.

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[2008/10/24] Tomohiro Okuyama has been awarded the 2008 Student Research Award from IPSJ Kansai Section. His research is on ``Acceleration of the Floyd-Warshall Algorithm Using CUDA.''
[2008/03/17] Hiroki Morimoto has been awarded the 23rd Telecom System Technology Student Award. The title of his paper is ``A System for Web Retrieval of Address-Related Information.''
[2008/03/01] Shimadzu, one of our collaborative company, will introduce a cone-beam computed tomography accelerated with our real-time reconstruction engine using the graphics processing unit. Our engine achieves intra-operative imaging with reducing reconstruction time from four minutes to eight seconds.

Right figure: reprinted with permission from Shimadzu Corporation.

[2007/06/16] Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has selected a Global Centers of Excellence (COE) Program on `` A center of excellence for an in silico medicine-oriented worldwide open platform.'' Professor Kenichi Hagihara participates in the program as a Program Co-leader.
[2006/10/14] We have renewed our web site.
[2006/07/11] Daisuke Nagayasu has been awarded the Excellent Research Award from IPSJ SIG on Computer Graphics and CAD. His research is on ``Performance and Image Quality Evaluation of Two-Stage Compression Method for Accelerating GPU-Based Volume Rendering of Time-Varying Data.''
[2006/03/13] Tsutomu Nagaya has been awarded the Excellent Presentation Award at the Data Engineering Workshop (DEWS 2006). The title of his presentation is ``A Prototye System for Web Retrieval of Institutions with Google Maps API.''
[2005/02/14] Matsui Manabu has been awarded the 20th Telecom System Technology Student Award. The title of his paper is ``Efficient Parallel Volume Rendering for Visualizing Large-Scale Datasets.''
[2004/07/04] Our paper entitled ``High-Performance Computing Service Over the Internet for Intraoperative Image Processing'' by Yasuhiro Kawasaki has been selected as one of ten papers in ANNUAL REPORT OF OSAKA UNIVERSITY, Academic Achievement 2003-2004. The paper is published in IEEE Transactions in Information Technology in Biomedicine.
[2004/05/27] Matsui Manabu has been awarded the Best Paper Award and the Best Young Researcher Award at the 3rd Symposium on Advanced Computing Systems and Infrastructures (SACSIS 2004). The title of his paper is ``Efficient Parallel Volume Rendering for Visualizing Large-Scale Datasets.''
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[2004/03/27] Associate Professor Noriyuki Fujimoto has been awarded the the 3rd Funai Award for Advancement of Information Sciences for innovative research on ``Approximation Algorithm for Scheduling Parameter-Sweep Tasks onto Computational Grid.''
[2003/12/19] Yasuhiro Kawasaki has been awarded the Best Paper Award at the 10th International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2003). The title of the paper is ``A High Performance Computing System for Medical Imaging in the Remote Operating Room.''