Understanding Human Information Processing and lts Applications

Technical Programs

Time Table

November 23 (Tuesday)
09:10 - 09:20 Opening
09:20 - 11:05 Session 1
11:05 - 11:25 Coffee Break
11:25 - 12:50 Session 2
12:50 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:50 Session 3
15:50 - 16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 - 18:15 Session 4
18:30 - Welcome Reception

November 24 (Wednesday)
09:00 - 10:40 Session 5
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:25 Session 6
12:25 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Interactive Session
16:00 - 18:05 Session 7

November 23 (Tuesday)
09:10 - 09:20 Opening
09:20 - 11:05 Session 1: Human-computer interaction (chaired by A. Sugimoto)
  Invited talk: Tangible Bits: Beyond Ubiquitous GUIs
H. Ishii (MIT, Media Lab., USA)
  Active Wearable Vision Sensor: Recognition of Human Activities
K. Sumi, M. Toda, S. Tsukizawa and T. Matsuyama
  Automated Video Capturing and Editing for Conversation Scenes based on Film Studies
Y. Nakamura, R. Ogata and T. Nishizaki
  Study of Structuring and Recalling Life Log Experience using Location Information
Y. Aihara, R. Ueoka, K. Hirota and M. Hirose
11:05 - 11:25 Coffee Break
11:25 - 12:50 Session 2 : Knowing human beings (chaired by N. Furuyama)
  Invited talk: Field Theoretical Principles in Perceptual Control of Action and Interface Design
E. Kadar (Dept. of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK)
  Intraparietal Bimodal Neurones Delineating Extrinsic Space through Intrinsic Actions M. Tanaka, S. Obayashi, H. Yokochi, S. Hihara, M. Kumashiro, Y. Iwamura and A. Iriki
  Two Types of Anticipatory Timing Control in Synchronous Motion Y. Miyake and E. Poppel
12:50 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:50 Session 3: Dialogue analysis for interaction (chaired by H. G. Okuno)
  The Acoustic Universal Structure in Speech and Its Correlation to Para-linguistic Information in Speech N. Minematsu. S. Asakawa andK. Hirose
  Response Timing Detection Using Prosodic and Linguistic Information for Human-Friendly Spoken Dialog Systems N. Kitaoka, M. Takeuchi and S. Nakagawa
  Cooperative Dialogue Planning with User and Situation Models via Example-Based Training
I. R. Lane, S. Ueno and T. Kawahara
  Dialog Manager for Robots Using Frame-Based Knowledge Platform
P. Kiatisevi, V. Ampornaramveth and H. Ueno
15:50 - 16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 - 18:15 Session 4 : Dynamics of interaction (chaired by T. Matsuyama)
  Invited talk: Interacting with NeuroCognitive Robots: A Dynamical System View
J. Tani and M. Ito (Riken, Japan)
  Integration of Spatial and Temporal Contexts for Action Recognition by Self Organizing Neural Networks
Y. Kuniyoshi and M. Shimozaki
  A Hybrid Dynamical System for Event Segmentation, Learning and Recognition
H. Kawashima , K. Tsutsumi and T. Matsuyama
  Time-Series Human Motion Analysis with Kernels Derived from Learned
T. Mori, M. Shimosaka, T. Harada and T. Sato
  Two-Attribute Hypothesis in Human Visual Feature Integration
S. Morokami and M. Morita
18:30 - Welcome reception
November 24 (Wednesday)
09:00 - 10:40 Session 5 : Dynamical human-behavior analysis (chaired by Y. Kuniyoshi)
  Face and Gesture Recognition for Person-Centric Human-Robot Interaction
Md. Hasanuzzaman, T. Zhang, V. Ampornaramveth, M. A. Bhuiyan, Y. Shirai and H. Ueno
  Toward a Cooperative Recognition of Human Behaviors and Related Objects
A. Kojima, M. Higuchi, T. Kitahashi and K. Fukunaga
  Segmentation of Sequential Daily-Actions Based on Hidden Markov Models and Human Body Hierarchy T. Mori, Y. Segawa, M. Shimosaka and T. Sato
  Self-Organizing Symbol Acquisition and Motion Generation Based on Dynamics-based Information Processing System
M. Okada, D. Nakamura and Y. Nakamura
  SOM based Analysis of Prosthetics Application for Mutual Adaptation
T. Fujita, R. Katoh, A. H. Arieta, H. Yokoi and T. Arai
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:25 Session 6 : Real-world sensing and display (chaired by Y. Sato)
  Invited talk: Location without GPS
J. Krumm and R. Hariharan (Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corporation, USA)
  3D Sound Field Generation by Orthogonal Three Lines Speaker Array for Man-Machine Symbiotic Systems
H. Mizoguchi, K. Sakaya, T. Toba, Y. Tamai, Y. Amemiya and S. Kagami
  A Cutaneous Perception Model and Its Examination by Ultrasound Tactile Display
H. Shinoda and T. Iwamoto
12:25 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Interactive Session
16:00 - 18:05 Session 7 : Robot interaction (chaired by H. Ishiguro )
  Invited talk: The Frame-of-Reference Problem in Agent-Environment Interaction: Design Principles for Intelligent Systems
R. Pfeifer and G. Gomez (Univ. of Zurich, Switzerland)
  Embodied Basis of Invariant Features in Execution and Perception of Whole Body Dynamic Actions--Knacks and Focuses of Roll-and-Rise Motion
Y. Kuniyoshi, Y. Ohmura, K. Terada, A. Nagakubo, S. Eitoku and T. Yamamoto
  Recognizing Knot Tying Tasks Based on Movement Primitives from Observation
J. Takamatsu, K. Ogawara, H. Kimura and K. Ikeuchi
  Acquisition of Motion Primitives of Robot in Human-Navigation Task: Towards Human-Robot Interaction Based on "Quasi-Symbol"
T. Ogata, S. Sugano and J. Tani
  Dynamic Communication of Humanoid Robot with Multiple People Based on Interaction Distance
T. Tasaki, S. Matsumoto, H. Ohba, M. Toda, K. Komatani. T. Ogata and H. G. Okuno
18:05 Closing

Interactive Session Papers

(November 24, 2004)


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