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Introduction

Toru Hasegawa
Professor

Toru Hasegawa

  • Information Networking
  • Information Sharing Platform Laboratory

Theme

Information Networking

We aim to realize a future Internet architecture that enables new use and traffic of large-scale data, such as those produced by sensors or social information. I promote research to improve the values of informational traffic, without sticking to the common sense, by innovating network architecture from host-oriented communication towards information-oriented transfer using data names, through implementing new network control systems applying dynamics of the natural and living world and biological fluctuations and making use of large data. I am working on a wide range of studies: based on practical studies, such as architecture and protocols to support such services, I will work on theoretical studies of modeling their performances.
Specifically, with regard to the future of internet architecture, I am focusing on Information Centric Networking (ICN), by which communication partners are specified using information (content) name, and I am working on a large number of challenges, such as methods of naming methods, pathway control, privacy or migration from the internet. In addition to considering power saving of the Internet by the use of ICN, within the GreenICN joint project together with European research institutions, I am are working in cooperation with American universities on routing protocols to innovate mobile internet.

Career summary

  • 1984 M.A. (Engineering) Kyoto University
  • 1984 Employed, Internationa Electronic & Telephone Corporation (present KDDI)
  • 2000 Ph. D. (Information Science) Kyoto University
  • 2004 Executive Member, KDDI Research Institute
  • 2013 Professor, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Osaka University

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