The Second International Conference on Informatics Research
for Development of Knowledge Society Infrastructure 2007

Towards Knowledge-Circulating Society
FKnowledge Search, Knowledge Grid,
Primodial Knowledge Model and Field Informatics

Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto, Japan

January 29, 2007

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10:00 - 10:15 Opening
Opening Address: Shinji Tomita (Dean, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University)

10:15 - 10:30 Overview of the COE Program
Katsumi Tanaka (Kyoto University)
"Informatics Research Center for Development of Knowledge Society Infrastructure"

10:30 - 11:30 Session 1 (Chair: Masao Fukushima)

10:30 - 11:00
Katsumi Tanaka (Kyoto University)
"Content Search and Browsing Beyond Media Types and Places"

11:00 - 11:30
Alan Kay (Viewpoints Research Institute)
"A Laptop for Every Child in the World"

11:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 15:30 Session 2 (Chair: Toyoaki Nishida)

13:30 - 14:00
Christiane Fellbaum (Princeton University, USA)
"Machine-Tractable Lexicons for Multilingual Research and Applications"

14:00 - 14:30
Toru Ishida (Kyoto University)
"Use of the Language Grid for Collaborative Work"

14:30 - 15:00
Ipke Wachsmuth (University of Bielefeld, Germany)
"Embodied Communication with a Virtual Human"

15:00 - 15:30
Takashi Matsuyama (Kyoto University)
"Modeling Dynamic Structure of Human Verbal and Nonverbal Communication"

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Session 3 (Chair: Tetsuya Matsuda)

16:00 - 16:30
Hiroshi G. Okuno (Kyoto University)
"Computational Auditory Scene Analysis and Its Application to Robot Audition"

16:30 - 17:00
Peter F. Dominey (CNRS, France)
"Robot Cognition: Beginning to Bridge the Gap Between Informatics and Human Cognitive Development"

17:00 - 17:30
Yoshimasa Nakamura (Kyoto University)
"On the I-SVD Algorithm for Singular Value Decomposition of Large Scaled Matrices"

17:30 - 17:40 Closing

18:00 - 20:00
Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Conference Room (2nd floor)


Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall is located in Yoshida Campus (Main Campus).
The access maps are available HERE.