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KB & KS '93 $@!!(JThe First Announcement
International Conference on Building and Sharing
$@!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(Jof Very Large-Scale Knowledge Bases '93
Dec. 1 (Wed.) - Dec. 2 (Thur.) , 1993
Workshop on Technical Issues (closedd): Building and Sharing
$@!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(Jof Very Large-Scale Knowledge Bases
Dec. 3 (Fri.) - Dec. 4 (Sat.) ,1993
Now is the time for us to make serious efforts to start preparing information
or knowledge infrastructures, which will serve as the foundation for an
advanced and global-scale information-oriented society in the 21st century.
Very Large-Scale Knowledge Bases (VLKB) are the core technology that will be
used to create such infrastructures effectively and to increase their
intelligence. All that is available from information science & technology,
particularly knowledge science & technology and language science & technology,
will be utilized for building and sharing VLKB.
This theme has to be discussed from many aspects, and worldwide consensus must
be reached on the urgent initial move and on the significance of a broad
international cooperation for research and development. This is what the
KB&KS '93 international conference is all about. It will take the form of
a symposium, and every effort should be made to ensure that conferences
following this one will develop into academic conferences, which will take
place in many different countries in the world.
We strongly believe that this conference will be meaningful and fruitful for
those with particular interest in this field. We look forward to your
participation in KB&KS '93 in Tokyo.
$@!!(J Japan Information Processing Development Center (JIPDEC)
Supported by (tentative):
$@!!(J Ministere de l'Industrie et du Commerce Exterieur, France
$@!!(J Bundesministerium fur Forschung und Technologie, Germany
$@!!(J $@DL>&;:6H>J(J(Ministry of International Trade and Industry), Japan
$@!!(J Department of Trade and Industry, U. K.
$@!!(J National Science Foundation, U. S. A.
$@!!(J Commission of the European Communities
In cooperation with (tentative):
$@!!(J Information Processing Society of Japan
$@!!(J The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
$@!!(J Japanese Cognitive Science Society
$@!!(J Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence
$@!!(J Japan Society for Software Science and Technology
$@!!(J The American Association for Artificial Intelligence
The Association for Computational Linguistics
International Association for Machine Translation
$@!!(J The European Coordinating Committee on Artificial Intelligence
$@!!(J Date December 1 (Wed.) - 2 (Thur.), 1993
$@!!(J Venue Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
$@!!(J Official Languages$@!!!!(J Japanese and English
(with simultaneous translations provided)
$@!!(J Expected Attendance$@!!!!(J 400 people
$@!!(J Date December 3 (Fri.) - 4 (Sat.), 1993
$@!!(J Venue (tentative) Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
$@!!(J Official Language English
$@!!(J Expected Attendance (closed)
$@!!!!(J60 people (Workshop participants will be selected according to
the recommendationof the Steering and Program Committee.)
$@"!(JKB & KS '93 LIAISON OFFICE$@"!(J
All inquiries should be directed to:
Convention Dept. INS Corporation
HS Bldg. 7-1-9 Nishi-gotanda Shinagawa-ku Tokyo, 141 Japan
$@"!(JOrganizing Committee (tentative)$@"!(J
Kazuhiro Fuchi Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Kei Aragaki Asahi Shimbun, Japan
Singi Domen Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Edward A. Feigenbaum Stanford Univ., U.S.A.
Peter M. D. Gray Univ. of Aberdeen, U.K.
Yunosuke Haga Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Japan
Shigehisa Hattori FISC, Japan
Takashi Ichikawa JIPDEC, Japan
Kazumoto Iinuma NEC Corp., Japan
Yoshiki Ikeda Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Japan
Jacques Mathieu Ministere de l'Industrie et du Commerce Exterieur, France
Masana Minami Toshiba Corp., Japan
Fumio Mizoguchi Science Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Makoto Nagao Kyoto Univ., Japan
Takayuki Nakajima Sharp Corp., Japan
Naoshi Nakamura NTT, Japan
Setsuo Ohsuga Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
R. P. van de Riet Vrije Univ., the Netherlands
Shigeru Sato Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan
Masakazu Soga Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Japan
Vadim L. Stefanuk Institute for Information Transmission Problems
Russian Academy of Science, Russia
Koichiro Tamura ETL, Japan
Hidehiko Tanaka Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Hozumi Tanaka Tokyo Inst. of Tech., Japan
Tomoki Tsumura Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Japan
Seishiro Tsuruho NTT Data, Japan
Donald E. Walker Bellcore, U.S.A.
Chen Li Wei Research Center for Computer and Microelectronics Industrial
$@!!!!!!!!!!!!(J Development, China
Hisao Yamada NACSIS, Japan
Toshio Yokoi EDR, Japan
$@"!(JSteering and Program Committee (tentative)$@"!(J
Toshio Yokoi EDR, Japan
Hyan Alshawi SRI International, U.K.
Haruo Asada Toshiba Corp., Japan
Christian Boitet Grenoble Univ., France
Ronald J. Brachman AT&T Bell Laboratories, U.S.A.
Jaime G. Carbonell Carnegie-Mellon Univ., U.S.A.
Richard Fikes Stanford Univ., U.S.A.
Kenneth B. Haase MIT, U.S.A.
Jiawei Han Simon Fraser Univ., Canada
Fumio Hattori NTT, Japan
James A. Hendler Univ. of Maryland, U.S.A.
Koichi Hori Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Dimitris Karagiannis Universitat Wien, Austria
Hiroaki Kitano Carnegie-Mellon Univ., U.S.A.
Douglas B. Lenat MCC, U.S.A.
Mark Liberman Univ. of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Nicolaas J. I. Mars Univ. of Twente, the Netherlands
Yuji Matsumoto Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan
John McNaught UMIST, U.K.
Riichiro Mizoguchi Osaka Univ., Japan
Fumio Motoyoshi ETL, Japan
Kazunori Muraki NEC Corp., Japan
Desai Narasimhalu National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Robert Neches USC/ISI, U.S.A.
Toyoaki Nishida Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan
Shojiro Nishio Osaka Univ., Japan
Katsumi Nitta Institute for New Generation Computer Technology, Japan
Michael Sperberg-McQueen Univ. of Illinois, Chicago, U.S.A.
Luc Steels Free Univ. of Brussels, Belgium
Oliviero Stock Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica, Italy
Takenobu Tokunaga Tokyo Inst. of Tech., Japan
Jun-ichi Tsujii UMIST, U.K.
Syun Tsuchiya Chiba Univ., Japan
Hiroshi Uchida Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan
Shoichi Yokoyama Yamagata Univ., Japan
DEC 1 Wednesday
10:00 Opening Session
$@!!!!!!(J Opening Addresses
$@!!!!!!(J Keynote Address
$@!!!!!!(J Special Invited Address
13:00 Session I Academic and Social Demands for KB&KS
$@!!!!!!(J Social demands for KB&KS. The importance of mutual cooperation
$@!!!!!!(J between KB&KS and social sciences & the humanities, and the formation
$@!!!!!!(J of a new interdisciplinary area.
14:00 Coffee Break
14:30 Session II Language Technology and Science
$@!!!!!!(J The current status and future trends of natural language processing.
$@!!!!!!(J Analysis and generation technologies and robust language processing.
$@!!!!!!(J The knowledge representation and knowledge base of languages.
$@!!!!!!(J Intelligent document processing technology and systems.
DEC 2 Thursday
9:30 Session III Knowledge Technology and Science
$@!!!!!!(J The current status and future trends of knowledge processing.
$@!!!!!!(J The standardization and progress of knowledge representation languages.
$@!!!!!!(J Shared ontology. Learning, self-organization, and knowledge acquisition.
13:30 Session IV Sharable Knowledge Sources
$@!!!!!!(J Databases, text-bases, and knowledge bases that serve as knowledge
sources. Academic information, linguistic data, and collective
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Session V (Panel Discussion)
Information Infrastructure and International Cooperation
$@!!!!!!(J The importance of developing the foundation of information-oriented
societies and how international cooperation should be carried out.
Research & development projects and cooperation framework.
18:00 Closing Session
$@!!!!(JWorkshop topics will be decided after extensive discussion
$@!!!!(Jby the Steering and Program Committee.
$@!!!!(JThe Second Announcement, with an application form for the conference
$@!!!!(Jand hotel accommodations, will be issued sometime around the end of June,