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

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NTT Communication Science Laboratories Open House 2018

This year the NTT Communication Science Laboratories Open House 2018 will be held on May 31st (Thu) and June 1st (Fri) at the NTT Keihanna Building in Kyoto. We will present our latest research findings and accomplishments in the field of information and human sciences through various lectures and exhibitions. We look forward to seeing you!

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Photos of Open House 2018

Free direct buses

Free direct buses will be running between train stations and the site during the event. The buses depart from the Hosono station and Gakken-Nara-Tomigaoka Station.


  • No pre-resistration is required. Admission is free.