Kazuya Takeda received his B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees from Nagoya University. He worked at Advanced Telecommunication Research Laboratories and at KDD R&D Laboratories. In 1995, he joined Nagoya University, where he started a research group for signal processing applications. He is currently a Professor at the Graduate School of Informatics and the Institutes of Innovation Future Society, Nagoya University. His research interest is behavior signal processing including driving behavior.