The First Workshop on Latent Dynamics (LD-1)

Thank you very much for attending the Workshop. Feedback from attendees is summarized here (in Japanese).


Collection of Technical Reports of the First Workshop on Latent Dynamics (LD-1) is available here. Individual papers can be obtained from the program below.

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We are pleased to have nine top-notch researchers from a wide range of research areas related to the latent dynamics. The technical program of the first Workshop on Latent Dynamics features invited speeches by:

For the abstracts of the talks, see the Japanese page.


10:00-10:05 Greetings from Steering Committee [slides]

Session1: Modeling latent dynamics (Chair: Tsuyoshi Ide)

  • 10:05-10:45 Kenji Yamanishi (Univ. Tokyo) [paperslides]
  • 10:45-11:25 Shin Ishii (Kyoto Univ.) [paperslides]
  • 11:25-11:30 Break
  • 11:30-12:10 Takehisa Yairi (Univ. Tokyo) [paperslides]
  • 12:10-13:30 Lunch Break

Session 2: Latent variables in text  (Chair: Yukio Ohsawa)

  • 13:30-14:00 Tomoharu Iwata (NTT) [paperslides]
  • 14:00-14:30 Xu Sun (Univ. Tokyo) [abstractpaperslides*, slides]
    * Change the extention to .pptx after download if the file treated as file.
  • 14:30-14:40 Break

Session 3: Latent dynamics and human behavior (Chair: Tsuyoshi Ide)

  • 14:40-15:10 Yukio Ohsawa (Univ. Tokyo) [paperslides]
  • 15:10-15:40 Hiroshi Miyano (Hosei Univ.) [paperslides]
  • 15:40-15:50 Break

Session 4: Fluctuation of latent world (Chair: Kenji Yamanishi)

  • 15:50-16:20 Yoshiharu Maeno (Social Design Group) [paperslides]
  • 16:20-16:50 Tsuyoshi Ide (IBM) [paperslides]
  • 16:50-  Closing (Yukio Ohsawa)
  • 17:30- Open discussion forum

Paper Submission

The workshop proceedings (a collection of extended abstracts) will be published online on this Web site. Also, we are planning to make presentation slides of the talks available after the Workshop.

Submitting your manuscript

  • Language: English or Japanese
  • Format: Each submitted paper must be either in the pdf  or MS Word format. Please follow the samples below:
  • Submission: Please email your paper to as an attached file. 
  • Deadline: Jun 15, 2010

Latent Dynamics Workshop
Last update: May 2010