Materials Meet Robots 2024


News

Apr 2: The registration form is open.
Mar 30: The website is open.


About Symposium

In May 2024, an international symposium, Materials Meet Robots 2024, will be organized by the Society for Neuromorphic AI Hardware. The aim of the symposium is to provide an opportunity for discussion with researchers of material science and robotics and to make new ideas for research collaborations.


Date

May 7th (Tuesday) – 8th (Wednesday): Symposium
May 9th (Thursday): Excursion (only for invited speakers)


Venue

Venue: Conference Center of Kitakyushu Science and Research Park
Address: 2-3 Hibikino, Wakamatsu, Kitakyushu, 808-0135, Japan


Event

Invited Talk: TBA
Oral Session: TBA
Poster Session: TBA
Robot Demonstration: TBA


Registration

Registration is required to participate in the symposium. If you would like to cancel the registration, please contact the secretariat (neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp).

Registration fee: 0 JPY
Deadline for registration: April 24th, 2024

We also invite poster presentations of research contributions relating to neuromorphic AI hardware (you can reuse posters presented at the 5th International Symposium on Neuromorphic AI Hardware if you want). Participants willing to present may check “willing to present in the poster session” and enter the presentation title in the following registration form. Abstract submission is not required.

Topics are as follows:
– Material Engineering
– Electric Circuit System
– Computational Model
– Robotics
– Others related to neuromorphic AI hardware


Presentation Instruction

Please present in English. The presentation time will be notified later.

Oral presentation
Please prepare a computer compatible with HDMI output.

Poster presentation
Please prepare a poster of A0 size (vertical orientation). Posters will be pinned by thumbtacks (the committee will prepare).


Committee

The Society for Neuromorphic AI Hardware

Chair
Hirofumi Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Vice Chair
Hakaru Tamukoh (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Secretariat
Yuichiro Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Aki Fujita (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Mamiko Yonehara (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

The 5th International Symposium on Neuromorphic AI Hardware



News

March 28th: Info about call for papers – NOLTA, IEICE is updated.
March 3rd: Info about student paper award is updated.
Feb 26th: Info about registration is updated.
Feb 21st: Info about oral & poster session is updated.
Feb 16th: Info about sponsor is updated.
Feb 9th: Time schedule is updated.
Feb 5th: Info about sponsor is updated.
Feb 2nd: The deadline for abstract submission is extended.
Jan 30th: Info about payment method is updated.
Jan 29th: Info about invited speakers is updated.
Jan 16th: Info about invited speakers and committee is updated.
Jan 10th: The registration form is open.
Dec 10th: The abstract submission form is open.
Dec 7th: Info about invited speakers and abstract submission deadline is updated.
Dec 6th: Info about call for papers – NOLTA, IEICE is updated.
Nov 30th: The website is open.


About Symposium

In March 2024, the 5th International Symposium on Neuromorphic AI Hardware will be organized by the Research Center for Neuromorphic AI Hardware, Kyushu Institute of Technology. The aim of the symposium is to provide an opportunity to present and discuss the latest research regarding Neuromorphic AI Hardware.


Date

March 1st (Friday) – 2nd (Saturday), 2024: Symposium
March 3rd (Sunday), 2024: VIP Excursion (only for invited speakers)


Venue

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kokura
2-14-2 Asano, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 802-0001 Japan

Please reserve your own accommodation (the committee will not prepare for participants).


Invited Talk

Day & Time: March 1st, 13:30-14:10 JST (UTC+9)
Prof. Carlo Ricciardi (Politecnico di Torino)
“Self-organizing Nanowire Networks for Reservoir Computing and Memory Encoding”

Day & Time: March 1st, 17:00-17:40 JST (UTC+9)
Dr. Koji Terada (Preferred Robotics, Inc.)
“Kachaka: Revolutionizing Home and Business Environments with Advanced Autonomous
Service Robotics”

Day & Time: March 2nd, 14:45-15:25 JST (UTC+9)
Prof. Jordi Madrenas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
“Progress on Digital Hardware for Spiking Neural Networks: Plasticity, Model Experiments and
Scalability Considerations”

Day & Time: March 2nd, 15:40-16:20 JST (UTC+9)
Dr. Kazuya Terabe (National Institute of Material Science)
“Ionic Nanoarchitectonics for the Creation of Neuromorphic Devices with Various Functions”


Oral Session

Oral Session 1: March 1st, 14:25-15:25 JST (UTC+9)
Prof. Tsuyoshi HasegawaTemperature Dependent Operation of a Ag2S Island Network-based Physical Reservoir
Ms. Hsiao Woan-JenA Novel Near-memory Computing Architecture for Recurrent Neural Networks with SRAM and RRAM
Dr. John Rex MohanInformation Processing Capacity of Dipolar Coupled Spin Hall Oscillators
Oral Session 2: March 1st, 15:40-16:40 JST (UTC+9)
Dr. Yusuke SakemiSpike-Based In-Memory Computing Circuits Using Open Source PDK
Mr. Yinhao XuMultivariate Chaotic Time Series Prediction with Neuromorphic Networks
Dr. Gisya AbdiImpact of Cationic and Anionic Counterparts in Halobismuth(III) Salts on the Functionality of Artificial Synapses
Oral Session 3: March 2nd, 09:30-10:50 JST (UTC+9)
Mr. Naruki HagiwaraHighly-Integrable Analogue Reservoir Circuits Based on a Simple Cycle Architecture
Mr. Tomoro Marcus JonesImprovement of Read-out Circuit for Non-volatile Memory Embedded In-memory Computing Architectures
Mr. Keiichi NakanishiBidirectional 2D Reservoir Network for Image Anomaly Detection without any Training
Mr. Rio TomiokaNumerical Simulation on Wavefront Transformation using Self-referential Holographic Deep Neural Network
Each presentation is 20 minutes (15 minutes talk + 5 minutes Q&A)

Poster Session

Session 1: March 2nd, 10:50-12:00 JST (UTC+9)
Session 2: March 2nd, 13:00-14:10 JST (UTC+9)


Registration

Registration is required to participate in the symposium (even if you are a presenter or a virtual participant). If you would like to cancel the registration, please contact the secretariat (neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp).

Payment for in-person participation:
Please pay the registration fee by selecting one of the following options:
Cash at the venue’s reception: Additional cost (5000 JPY) is required.
Online payment system: You may pay by the online payment system even onsite. Please show payment results at the reception.

Payment for virtual participation:
Please pay the registration fee via the online payment system.

Plenary/Invited Speaker0 JPY
In-person (Internal member of Neumorph Center *1)20000 JPY
In-person (External member of Neumorph Center *2)20000 JPY
In-person (Full)20000 JPY
In-person (Student)5000 JPY
Virtual (Internal member of Neumorph Center *1)20000 JPY
Virtual (External member of Neumorph Center *2)10000 JPY
Virtual (Full)10000 JPY
Virtual (Student)0 JPY
*1 Internal member of Neumorph Center is a staff working at Kyutech and belonging to Neumorph Center
*2 External member of Neumorph Center is an advisor of Neumorph Center, not working at Kyutech

Note that you need to select “[Participant] Registration fee” in New Registration in the online payment system.


Abstract Submission

We invite the submission of original research contributions relating to neuromorphic AI hardware. Authors willing to present may submit 1-page abstract using the following template via the following submission form by the deadline. The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the committee and accepted ones will be assigned either oral presentation or poster presentation.

Topics are as follows:
– Material Engineering
– Electric Circuit System
– Computational Model
– Robotics
– Others related to neuromorphic AI hardware

The regulation is as follows:
Manuscript must be written in English.
– Manuscript must be one page of A4.
– Top, bottom, left, and right margins must be 35.01mm, 30mm, 30mm, and 30mm, respectively.
– Font must be Times New Roman.
– Font size of title must be 14pt (bold).
– Font size of authors must be 12pt.
– Font size of other areas must be 10pt.
– Line spacing must be one line.
– Title, authors, and affiliations must be included.
– Acknowledgment and references can be included.
– Figures and tables can be included.
– Manuscript must be a PDF smaller than 1MB.

Please use the following template (MS Word) for the manuscript.

If you have a problem regarding the submission of your manuscript, please contact the secretariat (neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp).


Important dates

Deadline for registration (In-person)February 2nd (Friday), 2024
February 23rd (Friday), 2024
Deadline for registration (Virtual)February 29th (Thursday), 2024
Deadline for abstract submissionFebruary 2nd (Friday), 2024
16:00 JST on February 9th (Friday), 2024
16:00 JST on February 16th (Friday), 2024
Notification of acceptanceFebruary 13th (Tuesday), 2024
JST = UTC+9

Presentation Instruction

Please present in English. Presentation time will be notified in the e-mail of notification of acceptance.

Oral presentation (In-person)
Please prepare a computer compatible with HDMI output. The computer will be connected to a streaming device via HDMI cable and your slide show will be broadcasted to a venue screen and Zoom (therefore, in-person presenters do not need to install Zoom client on the computer).

Please avoid using optical laser pointers because the pointer will not be broadcasted to Zoom. Please use software laser pointer functions (e.g. laser pointer of MS PowerPoint) instead of them. We will also prepare Logicool SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION REMOTE (driver installation is required).

Oral presentation (Virtual)
Please prepare a computer compatible with Zoom. Your slide show, video, and voice will be broadcasted to the venue and Zoom. Therefore, virtual presenters need to install Zoom client on the computer.

Poster presentation (In-person only)
Please prepare a poster of A0 size (vertical orientation). Posters will be pinned by thumbtacks (the committee will prepare).


Student Presentation Award

The Best Student Presentation Award

  • Kazuki Wada (Kyutech): “Data-driven Posture Control of Tensegrity Manipulator Using IMU Measurements”

Student Presentation Award

  • Dang Thien Tan (Kyutech): “Examining the Ability to Retrieve Historical Data Attributes in an Ag/Ag2S Nanoparticle Network Reservoir Computing”
  • Yusuke Nakaoka (Kyutech): “A Study of Reservoir Computing Performance by Orientation Dependence of Poly(3-hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl) Thin Films”
  • Takafumi Kunimi (Hokkaido Univ.): “A Novel Dynamic Predictive Coding Network with Augmented Direct Feedback Alignment towards its Physical Implementation”
  • Shohei Tatsumi (Hokkaido Univ.): “Physical Reservoirs Replication using a Small-scale Digital Calibration Reservoir”
  • Yuka Shishido (Kyutech): “An Efficient Spatial Representation Method for Memory-based Hippocampus-inspired Model”
  • Tomoro Marcus Jones (Kyutech): “Improvement of Read-out Circuit for Non-volatile Memory Embedded In-memory Computing Architectures”
  • Ryuta Toyoda (Kyutech): “High Sensitivity Motion Capture Under Low-light Conditions Using EVS”

Call for Papers – NOLTA, IEICE [Optional]

Neumorph Center organizes the Special Section on Recent Progress in Neuromorphic AI Hardware, Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA), IEICE, which is an open-access journal. The special session is a joint project with the symposium, inviting papers from researchers that are qualified to present their work in the symposium.

The deadline for the paper submission is April 1st April 15th, 2024. Please refer to the call for papers.


Committee

Chair
Hirofumi Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Vice Chair
Hakaru Tamukoh (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Executive Committee
Katsumi Tateno (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Osamu Nomura (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Yoichi Horibe (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Terumasa Tokunaga (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Yasuhiro Fukuma (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Yuki Usami (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Secretary
Yuichiro Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Secretariat
Aki Fujita (Kyushu Institute of Technology) – Finance
Mamiko Yonehara (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Mizuho Shimoda (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Secretariat: neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp

Public Relations
Keiichiro Yonezawa (Kyushu Institute of Technology)


Cooperation

IEICE NOLTA Society


Sponsor


Call for sponsors
We are excited to announce an opportunity for companies to become sponsors for the symposium. By participating as a sponsor, you can show the brand advertisement in the program books and broadcast it to the venue during breaks. Additionally, you can provide a brand logo to put on the website.

Sponsorship fee: 50000 JPY

Please pay the sponsorship fee via the following online payment system. Note that you need to select “[Sponsor] Sponsorship fee” in New Registration.

Please contact us if you are interested in:
Secretariat: neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp

Core-to-Core Satellite Symposium of MNC 2023 – Materials Meet Robots 2023 –



News

Nov 8th: The registration is closed.
Nov 1st: The registration deadline has been extended.
Oct 20th: The schedule is updated.
Oct 19th: Company Tour is updated.
Oct 11th: The schedule is updated.
Sep 13th: The registration form is open.
Sep 12th: The website is open.


About Symposium

In November 2023, Core-to-Core Satellite Symposium of MNC 2023 – Materials Meet Robots 2023 – will be organized by Research Center for Neuromorphic AI Hardware, Kyushu Institute of Technology. This symposium is a satellite symposium of 36th International Microprocesses and Nanotechnology Conference (MNC 2023). The aim of the symposium is to provide an opportunity for discussion with researchers of material science and robotics and to make new ideas for research collaborations.


Date

November 20th (Monday) – 21st (Tuesday), 2023
Day 1: 13:00 – 17:00 JST (UTC+9)
Day 2: 10:00 – 17:00 JST (UTC+9)


Event

Lecture

Day 1 13:30-14:10 Invited talk by Prof. Tsuyoshi Hasegawa (Waseda University)
Title: TBA

Day 1 14:00-14:30 Invited talk2 (TBA)
Title: TBA

Ideathon

The aim of this ideathon is to come up with new ideas for research collaborations of material science and robotics. Several teams including researchers/students of material science and robotics will be organized, discuss some ideas, and give presentations of the ideas. The presentation will be evaluated and the winner will get an extra prize.

Day 1 15:00-15:10: Introduction
Day 1 15:10-15:30: Team building
Day 1 15:30-: Discussion
Day 2 09:00-11:00: Presentation
Day 2 13:00-13:30: Award ceremony

Robot Demonstration

Participants have lunch while watching a robot working as a waiter at a real restaurant. The other robot with a material-based sensor is presented. These robots are presented by Hibikino-Musashi@Home, which is a robot developing team of Kyushu Institute of Technology.

Day 2 11:00-13:00

Company Tour

Participants will visit TOTO Meusium by bus.

Day 2 15:00-16:00


Venue

Venue: Conference Center of Kitakyushu Science and Research Park
Address: 2-3 Hibikino, Wakamatsu, Kitakyushu, 808-0135, Japan

How to go to the venue

From Fukuoka Airport
1. 6 minutes via Fukuoka City Subway to Hakata Station
2. 30 minutes via JR to Orio Station (Limited express)
3. 15 minutes taxiride or 20 minutes bus to the venue

From Kitakyushu Airport
1. 78 minutes via Airport Bus to Gakken Hibikino

From Hakata Station
1. 30 minutes via JR to Orio Station (Limited express)
2. 15 minutes taxiride or 20 minutes bus to the venue

From Kokura Station
1. 25 minutes via JR to Orio Station
2. 15 minutes taxiride or 20 minutes bus to the venue

Registration

If you would like to cancel the registration, please contact the secretariat (neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp).

Please pay the registration fee in cash at the venue’s reception.

Internal member of Neumorph Center *1 (Non-student)5,000 JPY
External member of Neumorph Center *2 (Non-student)5,000 JPY
Non-member (Non-student)5,000 JPY
Student0 JPY
*1 Internal member of Neumorph Center is a staff working at Kyutech and belonging to Neumorph Center
*2 External member of Neumorph Center is an advisory member of Neumorph Center
If you are not sure if you are a member or not, please contact the center.

Important dates

Deadline for registrationOctober 31st November 7th, 2023

Committee

Hirofumi Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Hakaru Tamukoh (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Yuki Usami (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Yuichiro Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Secretariat: neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp

The 4th International Symposium on Neuromorphic AI Hardware

News

Dec. 14th: Award is updated.
Dec. 7th: Info about plenary speaker is updated.
Dec. 6th: Time schedule is updated.
Dec. 4th: Info about invited speakers is updated.
Dec. 1st: Time schedule is disclosed.
Nov. 26th: Deadline for poster presentation is extended (due Dec. 1st).
Nov. 16th: Info about invited speakers is updated.
Nov. 14th: Important dates are updated.
Nov. 9th: Info about invited speakers is updated. Important dates are updated.
Nov. 5th: Info about invited speakers is updated.
Oct. 27th: Info about invited speakers is updated.
Oct. 18th: Info about plenary speakers is updated.
Oct. 15th: The website is open.

About symposium

In December 2022, the 4th International Symposium on Neuromorphic AI Hardware will be organized by Research Center for Neuromorphic AI Hardware, Kyushu Institute of Technology. The aim of the symposium is to provide an opportunity to present and discuss the latest research regarding Neuromorphic AI Hardware.

Date

December 13th (Tuesday), 2022 – December 15th (Thursday), 2022
Day 1 will start at 12:45 JST (UTC+9).
Day 3 will end at 12:00 JST (UTC+9).

Venue

Hybrid conference (In-person + Virtual via Zoom)

Venue: ART HOTEL Kokura New Tagawa
Address: 3-46 Furusemba-machi, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka 802-0082 Japan

How to go to Tanga Station (the closest station to the venue)

Airport → Kokura Station
- From Kitakyushu Airport: 33 minutes via Airport Bus (Nonstop-route)
- From Fukuoka Airport: 6 minutes via Fukuoka City Subway to Hakata Station → 45 minutes via JR to Kokura Station (Limited express)

Kokura Station → Tanga Station
- 2 minutes via Kitakyushu Monorail
- 10 minutes by walk

Please reserve your own accommodation (we will not prepare for participants).
We recommend ART HOTEL Kokura New Tagawa.

Event

– Plenary talk
– Invited talk
– General oral presentation
– Joint session with SAES2022
– Poster session (in-person only)
– Information exchange meeting (in-person only)

Plenary talk

Prof. Atsuki Higashiyama (Visiting Professor, Ritsumeikan University) The 2016 Ig Nobel Prize Winner!
Time: December 13th 13:05-14:05 JST (UTC+9)
Title: Psychology of Tactile Perception: Review

Invited talk

Prof. James K. Gimzewski (Distinguished Professor, University of California, Los Angeles)
Time: December 14th 10:10-10:50 JST (UTC+9)
Title: Nanoscale Neuromorphic Networks and Criticality, A perspective and outlook

Dr. Stephan Henker (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Time: December 14th 14:40-15:20 JST (UTC+9)
Title: European Neuromorphic Programs: From FACETS to Human Brain Project

Dr. Tse-Wei Chen (Lead Engineer, Canon Inc.)
Time: December 14th 16:20-17:00 JST (UTC+9)
Title: Algorithm and Hardware Co-design for Lightweight Neural Networks

Registration

Registration is required to participate in the symposium (even if you are a presenter or a virtual participant) via the following registration button. Only registered persons will receive the Zoom link for the symposium. Registration for in-person participants is due and registration for virtual participants is open until the start of the symposium.

If you would like to cancel the registration, please contact to the secretariat (neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp).

Please pay the registration fee in cash at the venue’s reception.

In-person (Internal member of Neumorph Center *1)10,000 JPY
In-person (External member of Neumorph Center *2)10,000 JPY
In-person (Full)10,000 JPY
In-person (Student)5,000 JPY
Virtual (Internal member of Neumorph Center *1)10,000 JPY
Virtual (External member of Neumorph Center *2)0 JPY
Virtual (Full)0 JPY
Virtual (Student)0 JPY
*1 Internal member of Neumorph Center is a staff working at Kyutech and belonging to Neumorph Center
*2 External member of Neumorph Center is an advisory member of Neumorph Center

Paper submission

We invite the submission of original research contributions relating to neuromorphic AI hardware. Authors willing to present may submit 1-page abstract using the following template via the following submission form by the deadline. The submitted papers will be reviewed by the committee and accepted papers will be assigned either oral presentation or poster presentation.

We still invite the submission for poster presentation until December 1st. Note that only in-person participants can present in the poster presentation. Because the registration form only accepts virtual participants, if you are willing to present and have not registered yet, please register as Virtual and contact us via neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp.

Topics are as follows:
– Material Engineering
– Electric Circuit System
– Computational Model
– Robotics
– Others

Regulation is as follows:
Manuscript must be written in English.
– Manuscript must be one page of A4.
– Top, bottom, left, and right margins must be 35.01mm, 30mm, 30mm, and 30mm, respectively.
– Font must be Times New Roman.
– Font size of title must be 14pt (bold).
– Font size of authors must be 12pt.
– Font size of other areas must be 10pt.
– Line spacing must be one line.
– Title, authors, and affiliations must be included.
– Acknowledgment and references can be included.
– Figures and tables can be included.
– Manuscript must be a PDF smaller than 1MB.

Please use the following template (MS Word) for the manuscript.

Important dates

Deadline for registration (In-person)November 24th, 2022, 23:59 JST (UTC+9)
Deadline for registration (Virtual)December 14th, 2022, 17:00 JST (UTC+9)
Deadline for paper submissionNovember 17th 24th, 2022, 23:59 JST (UTC+9)
Notification of acceptanceNovember 24th 26th, 2022
Deadline for paper submission (only poster presentation)December 1st, 2022, 23:59 JST (UTC+9)
Deadline for resubmission for review commentDecember 1st, 2022, 23:59 JST (UTC+9)
Deadline for poster data uploadDecember 8th, 2022, 23:59 JST (UTC+9)

Presentation instruction

Please present in English. Presentation time will be notified in the e-mail of notification of acceptance.

Oral presentation (In-person)
Please prepare a computer compatible with HDMI output. The computer will be connected to a streaming device via HDMI cable and your slide show will be broadcasted to a venue screen and Zoom (therefore, in-person presenters do not need to install Zoom client on the computer).

Please avoid using optical laser pointers because the pointer will not be broadcasted to Zoom. Please use software laser pointer functions (e.g. laser pointer of MS PowerPoint) instead of them. We will also prepare Logicool SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION REMOTE (driver installation is required).

Oral presentation (Virtual)
Please prepare a computer compatible with Zoom. Your slide show, video, and voice will be broadcasted to the venue and Zoom. Therefore, virtual presenters need to install Zoom client on the computer.

Poster presentation (In-person only)
Please prepare a poster of A0 size (vertical orientation). Posters will be pinned by thumbtacks (the committee will prepare).

Poster presenters only who agree with their posters are distributed to virtual participants will submit their poster data (PDF).

Award

The Best Student Presentation Award

  • Katsunori Tamai (Kyutech), “Performance Evaluation of a Reservoir Reinforcement Learning Model Considering Nonlinear Write Characteristics of Analog Memory”

Student Presentation Awards

  • Keiichi Nakanishi (Kyutech), “Distribution-Free Semi-Supervised Cost Function with a Class-Prior Probability”
  • Ikuya Matsumoto (Kyutech), “Proposal of Robust Multimodal Learning Model for Object Classification”
  • Naruki Hagiwara (Hokkaido Univ.), “3D Conductive Polymer Wiring Synapses for Neuromorphic Wetware”
  • Kouki Kimizuka (Kyutech), “Weight and position detection by reservoir inspired in-sensor computing device made of CNT-PDMS nanocomposites”
  • Yuka Shishido (Kyutech), “CMOS VLSI implementation of a hippocampal conjunctive place-cue cells network”
  • Akinobu Mizutani (Kyutech), “Hardware-oriented Brain-inspired Model with Memory Accumulation and Recall Functions to Generate Actions of Home Service Robots”
  • Yuga Yano (Kyutech), “A Visualization System of Personal Characteristics for Human-Robot Interaction in RoboCup@Home”

Committee

Hirofumi Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Hakaru Tamukoh (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Osamu Nomura (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Yuki Usami (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
Yuichiro Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Secretariat: neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp

The 3rd International Symposium on Neuromorphic AI Hardware

概要

2022年3月,第3回ニューロモルフィックAIハードウェア国際シンポジウムを開催します.本シンポジウムはニューロモルフィックAIハードウェアに関する最新の研究成果を発表・議論する機会を提供することを目的としています.

日時

2022年3月18日(金)〜 2022年3月19日(土)
終了しました

場所・アクセス

ハイブリッド開催(現地+オンライン)

会場:プレミアホテル門司港
〒801-8503 福岡県北九州市門司区港町9番11号

イベント

本シンポジウムでは下記のイベントを執り行いました.
タイムスケジュール

・プレナリー講演
・招待講演
・口頭発表
・ポスターセッション(現地のみ)
・九州工業大学 森江隆 教授 退職記念講演(日本語)
・電気通信大学 阪口豊 教授 レクチャートーク(日本語)
・情報交換会(現地のみ)

プレナリー講演

3/19 15:45-16:45(日本時間)
講演者:Daniele Ielmini 教授(イタリア ミラノ工科大学)
題目:In-memory computing for neuromorphic engineering by device physics

招待講演

3/18 15:45-16:30(日本時間)
講演者:Jordi Madrenas 教授(スペイン カタルーニャ工科大学)
題目:Implementing hardware for spiking neural network emulation: architectures, development tools and examples.

3/19 9:30-10:15(日本時間)
講演者:山本 英明 准教授(東北大学)
題目:Artificial reconstitution of neuronal network functions with living cells

3/19 10:15-11:00(日本時間)
講演者:浅井哲也 教授(北海道大学)
題目:Re-Pioneering Stochastic Computing towards Edge-AI Devices with Inference and Learning Abilities

3/19 15:00-15:45(日本時間)
講演者:Konrad Szacitowski 教授(ポーランド AGH大学)
題目:Reservoir computing for acoustic-frequency signal processing

森江隆 教授 退職記念講演(日本語)

3/18 16:30-17:30(日本時間)
講演者:森江隆 教授(九州工業大学)
題目:物理現象によって実現される知能を目指して

レクチャートーク(日本語)

3/19 14:00-14:45(日本時間)
講演者:阪口豊 教授(電気通信大学)
題目:脳の自由エネルギー原理

参加登録

参加受付は終了しました

参加費

現地参加(招待講演者)無料
現地参加(学内センターメンバー※1)10,000円
現地参加(学外センターメンバー※2)10,000円
現地参加(一般)10,000円
現地参加(学生)5,000円
オンライン参加(招待講演者)無料
オンライン参加(学内センターメンバー※1)10,000円
オンライン参加(学外センターメンバー※2)無料
オンライン参加(一般)無料
オンライン参加(学生)無料

※1 学内センターメンバーとは当センターに所属する九州工業大学の教職員を指します
※2 学外センターメンバーとは当センターに登録されている外部委員を指します

発表募集

発表募集の受付は終了しました

締切

登録締切(現地参加の場合)2022年2月15日 2022年3月7日
投稿締切2022年2月15日 2022年3月7日
採択通知予定日2022年2月28日
査読による修正期限2022年3月7日
ポスター提出締切2022年3月15日

表彰

The Best Student Presentation Award

  • Oradee Srikimkaew (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
    “Short-Term and Long-Term Plasticity of Pt/Ag-Ag2S Nanoparticles Network/Pt Artificial Synapses”

Student Presentation Award

  • Daiki Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
    “Simultaneous Meta-modeling of Dynamics and Kinematics based on the Hierarchical Manifold Modeling”
  • Akinobu Mizutani (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
    “Memory-based Action Planning Inspired by Hippocampal Replay”
  • Takumi Kotooka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
    “Performance comparison of Ag2S and Ag2Se nanowire random network devices as physical reservoirs”
  • Yuga Yano (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
    “Image Enhancement for Improving the Accuracy of Visual SLAM in Backlit Scenes”
  • Yuka Shishido (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
    “A Co-Design Environment for AI Hardware Simulation Using PyLTSpice”

写真コーナー

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運営委員

田中 啓文(九州工業大学)
田向 権(九州工業大学)
野村 修(九州工業大学)
石橋 英朗(九州工業大学)
宇佐美 雄生(九州工業大学)
田中 悠一朗(九州工業大学)

事務局:neumorph-center[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp

The 5th Neumorph Seminar

The 5th Neumorph Seminar was held online on June 24, 2021.

Dr. Takao Marukame from Toshiba gave a lecture on “Brain-type hardware and R&D trends of neuromorphic devices.”

[Announcement] The 4th Neumorph Seminar

We invite Dr. Takeshi Nishida from KiQ Robotics Corp. and hold the 4th Neumorph seminar.

  • Date and Time: 30th April 2021 at 1PM (JST)
  • Title: Reversible Automation -AI and robots for multi-production-
  • Holding method: Online (Zoom)

Pre-registration is required to attend this seminar. Please fill out the following registration form with the required information (email address, name, and affiliation) to participate in the seminar. The ID and password of the zoom meeting will be shown after you push the [submit] button. Please WRITE DOWN THESE ID AND PASSWORD to attend the seminar.

(事前登録の受け付けは終了いたしました。)

The 3rd Neumorph Seminar

The 3rd Neumorph Seminar was held online on March 24, 2021.

Dr. Shigeki Sakai from National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology gave a lecture on Basics and Applications of Transistor Type Ferroelectric Random Access Memory.

His lecture was important for the realization of neuromorphic AI hardware. We had a lively discussion in the Q&A session.

[Announcement] The 3rd Neumorph Seminar

We invite Dr. Shigeki Sakai from AIST and hold the 3rd Neumorph seminar.

  • Date and Time: 24th March, 2021 11 am (JST)
  • Title: Basics and Applications of Transistor Type Ferroelectric Random Access Memory
  • Holding Method: Online (Zoom)

Pre-registration is required to attend this seminar. Please fill out the following registration form with the required information (email address, name, and affiliation) to participate in the seminar. The ID and password of the zoom meeting will be shown after you push the [submit] button. Please WRITE DOWN THESE ID AND PASSWORD to attend the seminar.

(The registration form has been closed.)

[Accouncement] The Kick-off Symposium on Research Center for Neuromorphic AI Hardware

We will have an online kick-off symposium on Neumorph Center.

  • Date and Time: Dec. 7, 2020 2 pm-5 pm (JST)
  • Holding Method: Online (Zoom)

Pre-registration is required to attend this symposium. Please fill out the following registration form with the required information (email address, name, and affiliation) to participate in the symposium. The Zoom information will be sent to your email address.

(The registration form has been closed.)

The Brochure is available here (in PDF)

Schedule

Part 1: Opening Ceremony

14:00-14:10Message from
University
Yasunori Mitani
Kyushu Institute of Technology
14:10-14:25 Opening remark Hirofumi Tanaka
Kyushu Institute of Technology
14:25-14:35Congratulatory
message
Morio Matsunaga
FAIS
14:35-14:45Congratulatory
message
Takeshi Yamakawa
Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute

part 2: The 2nd International Symposium on Neuromorphic AI Hardware

14:50-15:50 Invited talk 1
“Brainmorphic computing paradigm and hardware”
Prof. Yoshihiko Horio (Tohoku University)
Chair: Hakaru Tamukoh
15:50-16:00
Break
16:00-17:00
Invited talk 2
“Material Learning in Disordered Nanomaterial Networks”
Prof. Wilfred G. van der Wiel (University of Twente, International advisory board of Neumorph center)
Chair: Yuki Usami
17:00- Closing remark
Photo session

You can join both part 1 and part 2 from the same Zoom link.

This symposium will be held on Zoom.
https://zoom.us/

Should you have questions, please contact to:
usami[at]brain.kyutech.ac.jp (Dr. Usami)
* Please replace [at] with @.