|November 5, 1927||Born in Shizuoka Prefecture.|
|1952||Researcher, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
(Technical Official of Ministry of Education)
|1986||Director-General, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics(～1994)|
|1994||Professor Emeritus, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics Professor Emeritus, The Graduate University for Advance Study|
|August 8, 2009||Died of pneumonia in Ibaraki Prefecture.|
Dr. Hirotugu Akaike led the world of the Time Series Analysis in 1960s by his research and development of spectral analysis technique, multivariate time series model, statistical control methods, and TIMSAC, the software for time series analysis.
In 1970s, Dr. Akaike proposed Akaike Information Criterion. Dr. Akaike established the very new paradigm of statistical modeling, which was based on the view of the prediction and completely different from traditional statistical theory. It greatly influenced in broad area of research.
In 1980s, Dr. Akaike promoted to put Bayesian model into practical use. Dr. Akaike's research became the pioneering role for the development of new processing system for time of large scale information.
Dr. Akaike's Research
|Statistical World of Hirotugu Akaike||Sokendai Journal No.12 Featured the Statistical World of Hirotugu Akaike. (in Japanese)|