Program

2018/1/16 Big Data Application International Symposium, The first Day
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9:30 9:40 [Opening Remarks] Yuzuru Tanaka, Research Supervisor of CREST Big Data Application
9:40 11:50 [Session 1] Key Note Session (Guests)
Christos Faloutsos (Professor, Computer Science Department/Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University)
“Anomaly detection in large graphs”
Break
Manolis Tsiknakis (Professor of Biomedical Informatics and eHealth, Dep. of Informatics Engineering, School of Enginneering, TEI CRETE)
“Big Data Analytics: Promise and Potential for Individualized and Precision Medicine”
11:50 13:00 Lunch
13:00 14:20 [Session 2] Pandemic Chair: Hiroshi Nishiura, Professor, Hokkaido University
Hiroshi Nishiura (Hokkaido University)
"Epidemiological dynamics of plague in Madagascar"
Trevor Bedford (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
"Forecasting seasonal influenza"
Kimihito Ito (Hokkaido University)
"On the use of Tajima's D in deciphering the epidemiological dynamics of influenza"
Break
14:20 15:40 [Session 3] Drug discovery Chair: Kimito Funatsu, Professor, The University of Tokyo
Kimito Funatsu (The University of Tokyo)
"Platform for systematic and efficient development of pharmaceuticals from discovery through production"
Jürgen Bajorath (Bonn University)
"Learning from Emerging Big Compound Data: View of Kinase Drug Discovery"
Yasushi Okuno (Kyoto University)
"Application of Deep Learning to Drug Discovery"
Makoto Taiji (RIKEN)
"Integrated Pharmacoinformatics Platform for Collaborations and a Future One-Stop Service using Cloud Computing"
Break
15:40 17:00 [Session 4] Medicine Chair: Tatsuhiko Tsunoda, Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Taesung Park (Seoul National University)
"CANES: Multiple Cancer markers evaluation system using Big Public Genomic Datasets"
Tatsuhiko Tsunoda (Tokyo Medical and Dental University / RIKEN)
"Toward Cancer Omic Analysis in Clinical Trials"
Shigeyuki Matsui (Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine)
"Association and Prediction Analysis in Genomic Clinical Trials"
Break
17:00 18:10 [Session 5] Life Chair: Shuichi Onami, Team Leader, RIKEN QBiC
Kwan-Liu Ma (Univertsity of California, Davis)
"Big Data Visualization"
Shuichi Onami (RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center)
"Data visualizatoin to accelerate bigdata analysis in biology"
Koji Koyamada (Kyoto University)
"New technology of data visualization"
2018/1/17 Big Data Application International Symposium, The second Day
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9:00 10:20 [Session 6] Weather prediction Chair: Takemasa Miyoshi, Team leader, RIKEN
David Stensrud (The Pennsylvania State University )
"Big Data and Severe Weather Forecasting: A New Paradigm for Severe Weather Warnings"
Takemasa Miyoshi (RIKEN), Hirofumi Tomita (RIKEN), Shinsuke Satoh (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Tomoo Ushio (Tokyo Metropolitan University), Yutaka Ishikawa (RIKEN)
"Project Progress Report"
Hiroshi Niino (Professor, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo)
"Review"
Break
10:20 11:30 [Session 7] Disaster Response Chair: Shunichi Koshimura Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
Shunichi Koshimura (Tohoku University)
"Introduction"
Fumio Yamazaki (Chiba University)
"Application of Remote Sensing Technology to Disaster Management"
Marc Wieland (University of Oxford)
"Learning Change from Synthetic Aperture Radar Images: Performance Evaluation of a Support Vector Machine to Detect Earthquake and Tsunami-Induced Changes"
Yanbing Bai (Tohoku Univerrsity)
"Application of Deep Learning on Mapping Tsunami Damage using Satellite Images"
11:30 13:00 Lunch
13:00 14:20 [Session 8] Cosmic Physics Chair: Naoki Yoshida Professor, Department of Physics / Kavli IPMU, The University of Tokyo
Andreas Zezas (University of Crete)
"Big astronomical survey and the evolution of galaxies"
Naoki Yoshida (The University of Tokyo)
"Supernovae and weak lensing cosmology with Subaru HSC survey"
Masaomi Tanaka (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
"Time domain astronomy and gravitational wave sources"
Break
14:20 15:40 [Session 9] Agriculture Chair: Masayuki Hirafuji, Professor, Director, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization)
Asheesh Singh(Iowa State University)
"Plant Breeding: An Evolving Discipline in Big Data World"
Masayuki Hirafuji (The Universiy of Tokyo)
"Field phentypyng for Agri-BigdData"
Atsushi Itoh (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization)
"Sensing by drones"
Break
15:40 16:50 [Session 10] Document Understanding Chair: Yuji Matsumoto, Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Simone Teufel (University of Cambridge/Tokyo Institute of Technology)
"Processing of Scientific articles -- Focus on Rhetorical status and Citation Functions"
Yuji Matsumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
"Progress Report of the Project and Knowledge Acquisition from Sicentific Papers"
Naoya Inoue (Tohoku University)
"Identifying Logical Structures in Argumentative Texts"
16:50 17:15 [Session 11] Common technologies on this research area
Jonas Sjobergh (Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University)
"Hands-on Portals for the dissemination of technologies and analysis scenarios on CREST Big Data Applications"
17:15 18:00 [Wrap-up by the Invited Speakers and the Research Supervisor]
Yuzuru Tanaka (Research Supervisor)