Director’s Talk (Thursday, May 31st) 13:20 - 13:50 Shift to new dimensions - Deepening and evolving Communication Science - Takeshi Yamada, Director, NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Invited Talk (Thursday, May 31st) 14:00 - 15:00  AI, ethics and social impact Hiroshi Nakagawa, Group director, Artificial Intelligence in Society Research Group, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
Research Talk (Thursday, May 31st)  15:30 - 16:10 
The real worth of quantum computers with elementary operations - Analysis of computational power of gate-based quantum computers - Yasuhiro Takahashi, Media Information Laboratory
Research Talk (Friday, June 1st) 11:00 - 11:40 Role of haptics in improving wellbeing - Science and design of touch can enhance human flourishing - Junji Watanabe, Human Information Science Laboratory
Research Talk (Friday, June 1st) 13:00 - 13:40 Beyond combinatorial explosion - Enumeration and optimization with Binary Decision Diagrams - Masaaki Nishino, Innovative Communication Laboratory
Research Talk (Friday, June 1st) 13:50 - 14:30 
Speech production and perception share common brain pathways - Investigation of the mechanisms of speech communication by speech conversion and brain imaging - Sadao Hiroya, Human Information Science Laboratory

What's new

Greeting from the Vice President , Head of CS Labs.

Takeshi Yamada, Director, NTT Communication Science Laboratories

  Recently much attention has been focused daily on technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and IoT. The NTT Group is focusing on corevo, which is the NTT Group's AI technology brand name. The brand name expresses our desire to innovate together with others through collaboration (“collaborative revolution”). It also means to create societies in which computers and human beings live and evolve together. By developing technologies that can take over or assist with certain human activities, corevo aims to become an AI that keeps company with people, lives closely and comfortably with them, and enhances their daily lives.
  NTT Communication Science Laboratories is making efforts to carry out fundamental leading-edge research with the ultimate goal to achieve communication that “reaches to the heart” between persons or between persons and computers. The fundamental theories and innovative technologies that we create here lie close to the essence of human beings and information. They are our maps and compasses for the future, and they will become the foundation of corevo.
  "Open House 2018" will introduce you to our latest research achievements in an easily understandable form, with lectures and exhibits on everything from machine learning, media processing, and natural language processing to sports brain science. I hope this event will be an opportunity for all of you to experience setting sail on an exciting intellectual voyage in search of unexplored lands. I and all our staff here have been looking forward to your visit, and we welcome you from the bottom of our hearts!

Takeshi Yamada, Vice President,
Head of NTT Communication Science Laboratories