Computational Intelligence Seminar in Japan (CISJ2005)


8 November, 2005
Waseda University, Okubo Campus, Building 55, Tokyo, Japan

[Japanese Version]



  • Location: Waseda University, Okubo Campus, Building 55, (3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan)
  • Proceedings: PDF
      * The proceedings will be distributed free on the days of this workshop.
  • Technical Program:
      10:45 - 11:00 [Opening]

        Takashi Omori (IEEE CIS Japan Chapter Chair, Hokkaido University)

          Preface: PDF

      11:00 - 11:45 Joe Suzuki (Graduate School of Science, Osaka University)

        Title: Statistical Physics Approaches to Genetic Algorithms
        Extended Abstract (in Japanese): PDF, Postscript

        Presentation Slide: Power Point

      11:45 - 13:15 [Lunch]

      13:15 - 14:15 [Invited Talk]

        Yair Weiss

        (School of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

          Title: Linear Programming and Belief Propagation with Convex Free Energies ---Applications in Computer Vision and Computational Biology
          Extended Abstract: PDF, Postscript

      14:15 - 14:45 [Break]

      14:45 - 15:30 Kazuyuki Tanaka (Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University)

        Title: Probabilistic Image Processing and Bayesian Network
        Extended Abstract: PDF, Postscript
        Presentation Slide: PDF, Power Point
        Reference: K. Tanaka, H. Shouno, M. Okada and D. M. Titterington: Accuracy of the Bethe Approximation for Hyperparameter Estimation in Probabilistic Image Processing, J. Phys. A: Math. & Gen., Vol.37, No.36, pp.8675-8696, September 2004 (PDF File).

      15:30 - 15:45 [Break]

      15:45 - 16:30 Toshiyuki Tanaka (Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University)

        Title: From Neural Networks to Graphical Models: A Brief Introduction
        Extended Abstract: PDF

        Presentation Slide: PDF
        Handout: PDF, Pospscript
        Reference: S. Ikeda, T. Tanaka and S. Amari, Stochastic Reasoning, Free Energy, and Information Geometry, Neural Computation, vol.16, no.9, pp.1779-1810, September 2004 (PDF File).

      16:30 - 16:45 [Closing]

      * Profs. J. Suzuki, K. Tanaka and T. Tanaka have done their presentation in Japanese.
      * The proceedings including the extended abstracts of all speakers have been distributed free on the day of this workshop.
      * All rights are reserved and no part of all manuscripts in this webpage may be reproduced without written permission from the respective authors.

  • Registration Fee: Free
  • Organizing Committee:
      Joe Suzuki (IBIS-TG General Chair, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Japan)
      Kazuyuki Tanaka (SMAPIP Head Investigator, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan)
      Yoichi Motomura (IEEE CIS Japan Chapter Secretary, Digital Human Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
  • Sponsored by
      IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Japan Chapter

      MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas ``Statistical Mechanical Approach to Probabilistic Information Processing (SMAPIP)''

  • Co-Sponsored by
      IEICE Type-2 Technical Group ``Information-Based Induction Science'' (IBIS-TG)
  • Links:
    1. Bayesian Net Seminar 2002 (BN2002) (1-2 September, 2002, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan)
    2. Bayesian Net Seminar 2003 (BN2003) (13-14 November, 2003, PALULU Plaza Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan)
    3. Bayesian Net Seminar 2004 (BN2004) (18-19 October, 2004, KEIHANNA PLAZA, Kyoto)
    4. Bayesian Net Seminar 2005 (BN2005) (27-28 August, 2005, Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka)
    5. The Seventh Workshop on Information-Based Induction Sciences (IBIS2004) (8-10, Novemver, 2004, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan)
    6. The Eighth Workshop on Information-Based Induction Sciences (IBIS2005) (9-11, Novemver, 2005, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan)
    7. Hayashibara Forum 2003 ---Physics and Information--- (11-13 July, 2003, Okayama, Japan).
    8. Satellite Meeting of STATPHYS 22 ``Statistical Physics of Disordered Systems and Its Applications (SPDSA2004)'' (12-15 July, 2004, Shonan Village Center, Hayama, Japan).
    9. SMAPIP Workshop on Mathematics of Statistical Inference (MSI2004) (6-8 December, 2004, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan)
    10. Randomness and Computation (RC2005) (18-21 July, 2005, Sendai International Center, Sendai, Japan).
    11. Statistical Physics of Disordered Systems and its Applications (SPDSA2005) (5 - 8 September, 2005, Accademia dei Lincei, Roma, Italy).
  • * All rights are reserved and no part of all manuscripts in this webpage may be reproduced without written permission from the respective authors.


    Contact to Kazuyuki Tanaka (E-mail: kazu [at mark] tohoku [dot] ac [dot] jp)