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Intangible Cultural Assets

Recording/Analysis and Information Processing Closing in on the essence of human communication Analyzing differences in "timing" and "gesture"
Takashi Matsuyama :
Professor,
Department of Intelligence Science and Technology,
Graduate School of Informatics,
Kyoto University

Automatic Knowledge Acquisition and Sophistication of Information Retrieval and Machine Translation

[Search] evolves! [Translation Efficiency] powers up!
Sadao Kurohashi :
Professor,
Department of Intelligence Science and Technology,
Graduate School of Informatics,
Kyoto University

Language Grid Project

The Language Grid and Intercultural Collaboration Using collective intelligence to cross over the "Language Barrier" Integrating machine translation and dictionary services on the Internet
Toru Ishida :
Professor,
Laboratory for Global Information Network,
Department of Social Informatics,
Kyoto University

Cultural Computing

The new concept will change the world!
Naoko Tosa :
Professor,
Media Artist,
Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies,
Kyoto University

Deployment of ICT-assisted applied linguistics research

A Powerful Aid to Language Learning. Crossing the language barrier with the help of computers.
Masatake Dantsuji :
Professor,
Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies,
Kyoto University

Document Research Tool SMART-GS and the HCP Project

World Wide Web publication of old documents with SMART-GS
Susumu Hayashi :
Professor,
Humanistic Informatics,
Graduate School of Letters,
Kyoto University

Constructing digital archives of cultural assets

Analyzing that which is "unseen" – Breathing life into dormant historical materials –
Yoshihiro Okada :
Professor,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
Graduate School of Science and Technology,
Ryukoku University

Researchers themselves become archivists. Exploring diverse possibilities for research and industry using new digital archive know-how.

Using high-speed, fine-detail archiving, thorough study of materials never before exhibited, from Japanese woodblock prints in collections around the world to Kyoto yuzen design materials.
Ryo Akama :
Professor,
Graduate School of Letters
Ritsumeikan University