Lecture Series of IIT-Hyderabad (IITH) Special LectureSeries by IITH Consortium for IITH-Japan Collaboration

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Contact
s
:

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
:
info@iith.ac.in


Minori TERADA
(Ms.)

Programme Specialist (Collaboration with IIT Hyderabad)
:
terada.minori@gmail.com


Lecture Serie
s of

IIT
-
Hyderabad

(IITH)

Special Lecture

Series
by IITH Consortium

for IITH
-
Japan Collaboration



Date:
7 April
, 2010


Lecture Title

Interacting Physically with Robots and Virtually on
Global Digital Campus




Speaker

Dr. Yuichiro ANZAI


Designation

Professor of Information and Computer Science,
Faculty of Science and Technology

Executive Advisor for Academic Affairs and Former
President, Keio University



Abstract
:

Interaction is a key for widening and deepening relations between human
s, artifacts and environments, and
promoting creative and innovative activities in academic institutions. The talk will first provide some results
on human
-
robot interaction from the viewpoints of engineering and cognitive science, produced for these ten
y
ears in our lab. Second the talk will give an overview of our project for extending the range of our students'
on
-
campus interaction with other people to the global society by setting up a high
-
speed digital
communication network connecting major universit
y campuses in the world, called Keio University Global
Digital Campus.


About
Speaker
:

Yuichiro Anzai
received his Ph.D. in engineering from Keio University in 1974. After serving at Keio as an
assistant professor until 1985, he joined the faculty of Hokka
ido University as an associate professor in
behavioral science. Professor Anzai was a post
-
doc in the Departments of Psychology and Computer
Science, and a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, Carnegie
-
Mellon University, in
1976
-
78
, and in 1981
-
82 respectively. He was also a visiting professor at the Center for Medical Education,
McGill University, in 1990. In 1988 he returned to Keio as a professor in electrical engineering, and became
the dean of the Faculty of Science and Technol
ogy in 1993. His fields of research include cognitive science
and information science, particularly cognitive processes in learning and problem solving, and human
-
robot
-
computer interaction. During 2001
-
2009, he served as the president of Keio University
,
which celebrate
d

its
150th anniversary in 2008.


URLs
:

http://www.ayu.ics.keio.ac.jp/

http://www.keio.ac.jp/index
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en.html