The seminar will be taken place on March 6th 2012, at MICA institute, B1, Hanoi University of Science and Technology. It is organized in order to exchange research results between Vietnamese and Japanese scientists.

Researchers from Technology and Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University and from MICA Institute will participate and present talks focusing on issues of multimodal processing, natural language processing and computer vision with three topics:
• speech or multi-modal recognition
• machine translation
• computer vision

Program of the seminar:

13h45 – 14h00 Welcome
14h00 – 14h30 An evolutionary perspective on tone systems in Asia
presented by Dr. Alexis MICHAUD
14h30 – 15h00 Multi-modal sensing and analysis of poster conversations toward smart posterboard
presented by Prof Tatsuya Kawahara
15h00 – 15h30 Hand gesture recognition for human robot interaction,
presented by Dr. Tran Thi Thanh Hai
15h30 – 15h45 Coffee / Tea break
15h45 – 16h15 3D Video and its Applications
presented by Assistant Prof Tony TUNG
16h15 – 16h45 Rapid construction of SMT system for under-resourced languages,
presented by Dr. Do Thi Ngoc Diep
16h45 – 17h15 Fully syntactic example-based machine translation
presented by Assistant Prof Toshiaki NAKAZAWA
17h15 – 18h00 Informal discussion
From 18h30 Diner