Hideki ASOH

Senior Research Scientist
Interaction Modeling Research Group
Intelligent Systems Research Institute
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Room 4407, AIST Tsukuba Headquarters, AIST Tsukuba Central 2
1-1-1, Umezono, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan
TEL +81-29-861-5839
FAX +81-29-862-6575


Birth Date: November 19, 1958
Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
Sex: Male

Education
1981-1983 graduate school of the University of Tokyo, M.Eng. in Information Engineering
Research Theme: Information Processing by Learning Neural Field
(Supervisor: Prof. Shun-ichi Amari).
1979-1981 undergraduate school of the University of Tokyo, B.Eng. in Mathematical Engineering
Research Theme: The fractal structure of basins produced by coupling an integrate-and-fire neural oscillator and periodic inputs.
(Supervisor: Prof. Jin-ichi Nagumo).

Major Projects
2009-
Member, Interaction Modeling using Multi-Sensor
2008-
Leader, Situation Dependent Preference Modeling with Integration of Supposed and Real Situation Data (JSPS Kakenhi 20650030)
2006-
Member, Research on Spacial Survey System for Security and Safeness (JST CREST)
2006-2008
Member, Research on Structurization of Multi-Media Conference Records (JSPS Kakehni)
2004-2007
Member, Research on Supporting Users' Decision Making on Personal Mobile Information Devices (Cooperated Research with KDDI Lab. Co.)
2002-2004
Leader, Research on Probabilistic Control Mechanism for Cognitive Harmonization between Users and Information Systems (JSPS Kakenhi 14208033)
2002- Member, Research on Interaction-oriented Media Processing Technology.
2001-2002 Leader, Research on Interaction-oriented Media Processing Technology.
1997-2001 Leader, Research on Theoretical Foundation of Learning and Information Integration.
1997-2001 Member, Research on Multi-modal Interaction Agent.
1997-2001 Member, Research on Autonomous Learning Mobile Robot.
1997-2001 Member, Research on Statistical Analysis of Information Dynamics.
1992-1996 Member, Research on Theoretical Foundation of Flexible Information Processing.
1991-1996 Member, Research on Representation and Evaluation of Information.
1985-1991 Member, Research on Soft Logic

Employment
2009- Senior Research Scientist, Interaction Modeling Research Group, Intelligent Systems Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.
2004-2008
Senior Research Scientist, Media Interaction Group, Information Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.
2002-2003
Senior Research Scientist, Media Interaction Group, Information Processing Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.
2001-2003
Group Leader, Media Interaction Group, Information Processing Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.
1990-2001 Senior Researcher, Electrotechnical Laboratory in Tsukuba.
1983-1990 Researcher, Electrotechnical Laboratory in Tsukuba.

Professional Activities
2008- Member, Program Comittee, Neuro2010
2008- Member, Editorial Board, Journal of IEICE
2008 Member, Program Comittee, 15th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP08)
2008
Member, Program Comittee, Annual Conference of JNNS.
2008- Member, Advisory Board, Synthesis of Knowledge for Information Oriented Society, PREST Program, JST
2007 Member, Program Comittee, 14th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP07)
2006 Reviewer, 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-07)
2006 Chair, Special Interest Group for Neuro Computing, IEICE ISS
2006-2007 Member, Editorial Board, IEICE Information and Systems Society Journal
2005- Member, Editorial Board, Behaviormetrika
2005 Chair, Organizing Comittee, 2005 Workshop on Information-Based Induction Sciences (IBIS2005)
2003 Member, Program Comittee, 9th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA2003)
Track8 on Intelligent Robots and Systems.
2003 Member, Program Comittee, Annual Conference of JNNS.
2002 Member, Program Comittee, Annual Conference of JNNS.
2000-2001 Member, Board of Directors, Japanese Neural Network Society.
2001-2002 Member, Organizing Committee, 7th Pacific-Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
2001 Member, Organizing Committee, Anual Conference of JSAI.
2001- Reviewer, IEICE Transactions.
2000-2001 Member, Board of Directors, Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence.
2000- Member, Steering Committee, Workshop on Information-Based Induction Sciences (IBIS).
2000 Chair, Program Committee, 2000 Workshop on Information-Based Induction Sciences (IBIS2000).
1999 Member, Editorial Committee, Trans. IEICE Fundamentals, Special Section on Information-Based Induction Sciences.
1999 Member, Program Committee, Annual Conference of JNNS.
1999 Member, Program Committee, 1999 Workshop on Information-Based Induction Sciences (IBIS'99).
1999 Visiting Lecturer, Chiba University.
1999 Visiting Lecturer, The University of Tokyo.
1998- Reviewer, Journal of the Japanese Society of Information Processing.
1998 Member, Program Committee, 1998 International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP'98).
1997-2000 Associate Editor, IEICE Transactions on Fundamental of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences.
1997 Member, Program Committee, 1997 RWC Symposium.
1995-2001 Organizer, WG on Theoretical and Algorithmic Foundations for Real-World Intelligence, RWCP.
1995-2001 Sub-Organizer, SIG-CII (Information Integration), Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI).
1995-1997 Member, Program Committee, Annual Conference of JNNS.
1993-1994 Sub-Organizer, SIG-FAI (Foundation of Artificial Intelligence), Japanese Society for Artificail Intelligence (JSAI).
1993-2001 Action Editor, Neural Networks.
1993 Member, Program Committee, 1993 International Joint Coference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'93).
1993-1994 Visiting Research Scientist, GMD German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD) in Sankt Augustin, Germany.
1993-2001 Visiting Lecturer, Nihon University.
1993-1996 Member, Board of Directors, Japanese Neural Network Society.
1990-1991 Visiting Technical Official, Machinery & Information Industries Bureau, Ministry of International Trade and Industry
1989-1996 Reviewer, IEICE Transactions.
1989-1991 Visiting Lecturer, Seikei University.
1989, 1992 Visiting Lecturer, Tokushima University.

Professional Associations
Member, the IEICE of Japan
Member, Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI)
Member, the Japanese Neural Network Society (JNNS)
Member, the Behaviormetric Society of Japan.

Honors
1999 Co-Recipient, JSAI Kenkyu-Shorei Award for "Jijo2 Robot to Support Intelligent Task in an Office Environment."
1989 Recipient, IEICE Shinohara Gakujyutsu Shourei Award for "A Model of Concept Formation with Boltzmann Machine."
1988 Co-Recipient, the Behaviormetric Society of Japan, Superior Research Award for "Nonlinear Extentions of Multivariate Data Analysis Methods."

Publications
Authour and co-author of over 50 technical papers. (See list .)
"Information Processing with Neural Network Models," Hideki Asoh, Sangyo-Tosho, Tokyo, 1988 (in Japanese).
"Self-Organization of Information," Hideki Asoh, in "Organization of Information," Multi-media Informatics Series Vol.2, Iwanami-Shoten, Tokyo, 2000. (in Japanese)
"Pattern Recognition and Learning -from the viewpoint of statistical science," in "Statistics of Pattern Recognition and Learning," Frontier of Statistical Science Series Vol.6, Iwanami-Shoten, Tokyo, 2003 (in Japanese).

Research Interests
The aim of my research is constructing intelligent interactive systems which can learn from experiences.