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Japan CORE Project Workshop 2011

May 31, 2011, Beijing, China

Microsoft Research Asia held the annual workshop of Japan's collaborative research (CORE) projects in Beijing, China, on May 31, 2011. Approximately 50 academics and Microsoft Research Asia researchers discussed the latest research topics and reviewed Japan's collaborative research projects. The workshop included demo and poster sessions on these projects and also introduced some exciting research projects from Microsoft Research Asia.


Time     Description  Location 
08:30–09:00  Registration  Conference Room, Microsoft Research Asia 

Welcome and Opening

Hsiao-Wuen Hon, Managing Director, Microsoft Research Asia 


Shotgun Session: Japan Collaborative Research (CORE) Projects
10 principal investigators
(10 minutes talk and 5 minutes Q&A each)


Pitch Session

Other principal investigators from Japan

(2 minutes each)

11:50–12:00  Photo session 

Poster Session with Lunch

Open discussions

Lounge Area, Microsoft Research Asia 
Microsoft Research Asia Updates

  • Human-Computer Interaction—Xiang Cao, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Microsoft Academic Search—Xin Zou, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Probase—Haixun Wang, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Japanese Engkoo—Ming Zhou, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Information AccessTetsuya Sakai, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Motion and Video AnalysisYasuyuki Matsushita, Microsoft Research Asia

Conference Room, Microsoft Research Asia 
17:00–17:30  Wrap-up and Closing
17:30–18:00  Transit to dinner venue   
18:00–20:00  Dinner   




Microsoft Research Asia
14F, Building 2
No. 5 Danling Street, Haidian District
Beijing, P.R. China 100080

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Beijing Zhongguancun
No. 106 Zhi Chun Road Hai Dian District
Beijing, P.R. China 100086
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