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Digital Human Symposium(Workshop)

Digital human research center is annually holding workshop aiming to let people know the concep and brand new results of the "Digital Human Research".

Digital Human Symposium 2012 Special site

  • Date March 6, 2012
  • Place: AIST Tokyo Waterfront Bio-IT Research Building 11F
  • Sponsor: Digital Human Research Center (DHRC), AIST Tokyo Waterfront, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
  • Supporter: Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Insititute (TIRI)

Special Site

Digital Human Workshop 2011 (March 3rd)
Digital Human Workshop 2010 (March 3rd)
Digital Human Workshop 2009 (March 4th)
Digital Human Workshop 2008 (March 7th)
Digital Human Workshop 2007 (March 2nd)
Digital Human Workshop 2006 (March 3rd)

Archives

Digital Human Workshop 2005 (March 3rd)
Digital Human Workshop 2004 (March 12th)
Digital Human Workshop 2003 (March 6th)
Digital Human Workshop 2002 (March 4th)
Digital Human Workshop 2001 (February 14th)

*The number of attendees is approximated.

Digital Human Workshop 2005 (March 3rd)

Date: March 3, 2005
Place: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation(7th floor@MIRAI CAN Hall)
Sponsors: JST CREST
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (DHRC)
The number of Attendees: 290

Program

9:30 On-site Registration
10:10-10:20 Opening address: Prof. Takeo KANADE(Director of DHRC)
10:30-11:20 Bio-mechanichal Simulation and Somatosensory Estimation of the Human
Professor Yoshihiko NAKAMURA (University of Tokyo)
11:20-12:05 Automatic Motion Generation for Virtual Humans and Humanoid Robots
Dr. James Kuffner (DHRC Researcher, Carnegie Mellon Univ.)
12:05-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:20 Human-Centered Robotics
Professor Oussama Khatib (Stanford University)
14:20-15:10 Expression of the emotions with the motion in a physical theater
Mr. Shigeru Araki (Mime artist, CG animation artist)
15:10-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:15 Digital manikins for design and engineering
Dr. Masaaki Mochimaru (DHRC Deputy Director)
16:15-16:30 Closing Address Prof. Takeo KANADE (DHRC Director)
16:30-17:30 Openhouse of DHRC

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Digital Human Workshop 2004 (March 12th)

Date: March 12, 2004
Place: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation(7th floor@MIRAI CAN Hall)
Sponsors: JST CREST
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (DHRC)
The number of Attendees: 280

Program

9:30 On-site Registration
10:10-10:20 Opening address: Prof. Takeo KANADE(Director of DHRC)
10:20-11:10 Keynote Speech
"Location Aware Computing"
Dr. John Krumm (Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA)
11:10-11:40 Main Topic (1)The Digital Human and the Human Centered Environment
"Observation and Simulation Technique for human in daily life"
Dr. Yoshifumi NISHIDA(DHRC team leader)
11:40-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Main Topic (2)The Digital Human and the Human Centered Environment
"Robotic Room and Hyper Robot"
Prof. Tomomasa SATO(The Univ. of Tokyo)
"Knowledge Database and Accident Estimation Model for Preventing Child Accidents"
Yoichi MOTOMURA(DHRC Senior Researcher)
"Approaching Child Accident Prevention"
Dr. Tatsuhiro YAMANAKA(Ryoku-en Child Clinic)
14:30-14:45 Coffee Break
14:45-16:45 Research Report of DHRC
"Digital Human that senses and acts"
Dr. Toru NAKATA(DHRC Researcher)
"Digital Human for Human-Centered Design -Digital Hand and Digital Manikin-"
Dr. Masaaki MOCHIMARU(DHRC Deputy director)
Digital Human that support human
Dr. Satoshi KAGAMI(DHRC team leader)
"Real-time data processing for humanoid robot (Project of JST CREST)"
Dr. Toshihiro MATSUI(DHRC Deputy Director,Principal Research Scientist)
16:45-16:55 Closing Address Prof. Takeo KANADE (DHRC Director)
17:00-18:30 Openhouse of DHRC

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Digital Human Workshop 2003

Date: March 6, 2003
Place: AIST Tokyo Waterfront 4F
Sponsor: JST CREST
The number of attendees: 290

Program

10:00-10:10 Opening Address
Prof. Takeo KANADE (Director of Digital Human Laboratory)
10:10-11:00 Plenary Talk (1)
Prof. Daniel Thalmann (EPFL)
11:00-11:50 Plenary Talk (2)
Dr. Marc Raibert (President, Boston Dynamics)
13:00-13:10 Brief introduction of Digital Human Research Center
Dr. Toshihiro MATSUI
13:10-13:45 Digital Human for Human Centered Design
Dr. Masaaki MOCHIMARU
* Body Scanner, Measurement of fit and deformation
* Application example of human centered product design
13:45-14:20 Digital Human for Understanding Human
Dr. Toru NAKATA
* MAIMON-Trial to measure state of mind from body motion -
* Digital Human that Errs
14:20-14:35 Break
14:35-15:10 Digital Human for Human Centered Environment
Dr. Yoshifumi NISHIDA
* Enabling Environment
15:10-15:45 Digital Human Platform
Dr. Satoshi KAGAMI
* Humanoid robot for presenting modeled human motion-For realizing biped-robot at the speed of human walk
16:00-18:00 Open house: Digital Human Laboratory
3D high-speed whole body scanner (scanning in less than 2 seconds)
Portable 3D foor scanner (Athletes foot measurements at field)
Digital Hand (For designing mouse and cellphones
Real-time Motion Generation (Giving motion to CG characters)
* Humanoid Operation Demonstration
* Enabling room that translates what you're doing (New style of English Learning System)
and more.

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Digital Human Workshop 2002 "Digital Human Modeling -Motion Generation-"

Date: March 4, 2002
Place: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (7th floor@MIRAI CAN Hall)
The number of attendees: 270
As a part of [AIST workshop in the field of life science]

Program

13:30 [Keynote Speech] Simulation of Human Reach Motions for Ergonomics Analysis
Prof. Don B. Chaffin
Director, Human Motion Simulation Laboratory, The University of Michigan
14:00 A Survey of Motion Generation for Digital Humans
Dr. Masaaki MOCHIMARU
Deputy Director, Digital Human Laboratory
14:10 Motion Planning for Digital Human
Dr. James Kuffner
Adjunct Faculty, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University (Digital Human Laboratory, AIST)
14:30 Human Gait Simulation for Rehabilitation Applications
Dr. Kazunori HASE
Senior Researcher, Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering, AIST
14:50 Making realistic virtual human movements based on human motion measurement
Dr. Takashi YOKOI
Senior Researcher, Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering, AIST
15:10 Intelligent Recycling of Motion Capture Data
Prof. Shigeru KURIYAMA
Associate Professor, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Toyohashi University of Technology
15:30 Multiresolution Method to Create Motion by the Musculoskeletal Model
Dr. Taku Komura
Special Postdoctoral Research Fellow , RIKEN
16:10-17:10 Speakers from Private Companies
We invited some people from companies who engaged in this area from the viewpoint of "Measuring", "Modeling", and "User".
Short presentations were made on the current technology and what they expected in the future.
Speakers were from: Mitsubishi Research Institute, Vicon Motion Systems Ltd., COGIS-RI, KOEI, Mazda, Nissan, et al.
17:10 Closing Address
Yoshihiro NAKAMURA
Research Coordinator, AIST

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Digital Human Workshop 2001

Date: February 14, 2001
Place: Tokyo Dome Hotel
The number of attendees: Keynote speeches 650, Other speeches 350

Program

9:00 Opening Address
Keynote Speech
9:10 Prof. Takeo KANADE
Carnegie Mellon University
10:00 Prof. Norman Badler
University of Pennsylvania
10:30 Dr. Mitsuo KAWATO
ATR Human Information Processing Res. Lab.
Invited Talk
11:10 Dr. Naoki SUZUKI
The Jikei University
11:30 Dr. Kazuo MIKI
Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.
11:50 Prof. Yoji YAMADA
Toyota Technological Institute
12:10 Lunch Break
Inviited Talk
12:40 Dr. Jessica Hodgins
Georgia Institute of Technology
13:10 Speakers from Private Companies
13:30 Dr. Toshiyo TAMURA
National Institute for Longevity Sciences, Chubu National Hospital
14:00 Prof. Gill Pratt
MIT
14:20 Prof. Chris Atkeson
Georgia Institute of Technology
14:40 Prof. Tomomasa SATO
The Univ. of Tokyo
15:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition
Presentation from Private Companies
17:00 Banquet
19:00 Closing

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