SHUNJI MORI, PhD, formerly a scientist at the Ricoh Research & Development Center in Japan, is a highly respected researcher in the field of character recognition technology.
HIROBUMI NISHIDA, PhD, is an engineer at Ricoh Software Research Center in Japan. A former Associate Professor at the University of Aizu, he is a very active researcher at the forefront of the image processing field.
HIROMITSU YAMADA, PhD, is Senior Researcher at the Electrotechnical Laboratory in the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in Japan. Dr. Yamada is a very experienced researcher in both character recognition and image understanding systems.