The second International Workshop on Man-Machine Symbiotic Systems, 2004


Time Table
November 23 (Tuesday) November 24 (Wednesday)
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
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)

P1 Operational Unit in Architectural Environment
H. Seki and M. Sasaki

P2 Structure of an Actor's gesture
Y. Sato and M. Sasaki

P3 Movement Sequences for Cracking an Egg
M. Sasaki, K. Hayashi and A. Takahashi

P4 The Act of Trace-Making in Infancy
M. Nishizaki and M. Sasaki

P5 J. J. Gibson and Cybernetics
T. Shibata and M. Sasaki

P6 Inter- and Intra-personal Coordination of Speech, Gesture and Breathing Movements
K. Hayashi N. Furuyama and H. Takase

P7 Brain Potentials Correlate with the Degree of On-going Sequence Learning
D. Abla, N. Kudo and K. Okanoya

P8 Development of the Nesting Structure of Posture and Reaching in Infancy
H. Matsuura and M. Sasaki

P9 Evaluating Humanlikeness by Comparing Responses Elicited an Android and a Person
T. Minato, K. F. MacDorman, M. Shimada, S. Itakura, K. Lee and H. Ishiguro

P10 Robot Motion Control using Listener's Back-Channels and Head Gesture Information
T. Tasaki, K. Komatani, T. Ogata and H. G. Okuno

P11 Real-time Human Nose Bridge Tracking in Presence of Geometry and Illumination Changes
S. Gurbuz, K. Kinoshita and S. Kawato

P12 Existence-based Distant Cooperation
S. Hiura, A. Kimura and K. Sato

P13 Perceptual User Interface by Human Body Action
R. Taniguchi, N. Date, K. Takaki, D. Arita and S. Yonemoto

P14 Development of Interference Driven Link of Prosthetic Hand
Y. Mizogoguchi, C. S. Loh, K. Matsushita, H. Yokoi and T. Arai

P15 Realization of 128-Channel Large Scale Speaker Array for Sound Interface of HAL like Man-Machine Symbiotic Environment
H. Mizoguchi, Y. Tamai, S. Kagami, T. Toba, Y. Amemiya, K. Nagashima and T. Takano