The Service Intelligence Research Team has received FY2016 JSAI (The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence) Incentive Award for excellence. The award was given to Satoshi Nishimura, Ken-ichiro Fukuda and Takuichi Nishimura for their co-authored paper entitled "An Investigation into Knowledge Model for Employee-Driven Knowledge Explication in Elderly Care Facility."(in Japanese)
AIST Artificial Intelligence Cloud (AAIC) is a cloud-based shared platform to accelerate research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT). AAIC was placed at the 3rd of a ranking list in the June 2017 The Green500's energy-efficient supercomputers. Please refer this page for further information.
The First International Workshop on Sharing and Reuse of AI Work Products (Date: Aug 19, 2017 / Place: the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia) will be held in conjunction with IJCAI 2017. Please refer this page for further information. (Submission deadline: May 22, 2017)
The Probabilistic Modeling Research Team has received FY2016 JSAI (The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence) Incentive Award for excellence. The award was given to Nami Harada, Kazuya Yamashita, and Yoichi Motomura for their co-authored paper entitled "Analysis and Visualization of ID-POS data how purchasing behavior changes along with annual seasons."(in Japanese)
The March 2017 issue of METI Journal (published by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) covered articles about recent research activities underway in the AIRC that aims to realize "next generation AI utilization." Please refer the feature: "What if...?" -toward a society that can achieve anything you imagine!-Let's Take a Look at the AI of Tomorrow- for further information.
Full day workshop on AI in Automation (Date: 2nd, June, 2017 / Place: Sands Expo Convention Center, Singapore) will be held in conjunction with IEEE ICRA 2017. Recent advancements on AI related technologies for automation of production manufacturing will be introduced with this workshop. Many speakers from Japan are involved in the NEDO AI-robotics national project and will present the state of the progress.
AIST showcased AI-enabled robot for handling soft materials that can develop potential functions through machine learning at the NEDO exhibition booth in "CeBIT 2017", the world's largest IT business conference and exhibition, in Hannover, Germany. Please refer this page and leaflet for further information.