ICIRA 2016 is supported by:
● IEEE SMC Japan Chapter
● Research Center for
    Community Centric Systems
    Research Center for Community Centric Systems
● IEEE CIS ISATC
    Robotics Task Force

Advisory Committee:

Jorge Angeles
McGill University, Canada
Hegao Cai
Harbin Institute of Tech., China
Tianyou Chai
Northeastern University, China
Jiansheng Dai
King’s College London, UK
Toshio Fukuda
Meijo Univ., Japan
Fumio Harashima
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Huosheng Hu
University of Essex, UK
Han Ding
Huazhong Univ. of Sci. & Tech., China
Oussama Khatib
Stanford Univ., USA
Zhongqin Lin
Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
Imre Rudas
Obuda University, Hungary
Shigeki Sugano
Waseda University, Japan
Guobiao Wang
National Natural Sci. Found. of China, China
Kevin Warwick
University of Reading, UK
Bogdan M. Wilamowski
Auburn University, USA
Ming Xie
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Youlun Xiong
Huazhong Univ. of Sci. & Tech., China
Huayong Yang
Zhejiang University, China


Organizing Committee:

General Chair:
Naoyuki Kubota
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

General Co-chairs:
Xiangyang Zhu
Shanghai JiaoTong University,China
Kok-Meng Lee
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Jangmyung Lee
Pusan National University, Korea

Program Chair:
Kazuo Kiguchi
Kyushu University, Japan

Program Co-chairs:
Honghai Liu
University of Portsmouth, UK
Chun-Yi Su
Concordia University, Canada
Janos Botzheim
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Special Sessions Chair:
Kazuyoshi Wada
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Special Sessions Co-Chairs:
Alexander Ferrein
University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Chu Kiong Loo
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Jason Gu
Dalhousie University, Canada

Award Committee Chair:
Toru Yamaguchi
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Award Committee Co-Chairs:
Kentaro Kurashige
Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan
Kok Wai (Kevin) Wong
Murdoch University, Australia

Workshop Chairs:
Yasufumi Takama
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Workshop Co-chairs:
Simon Egerton
Monash University, Malaysia
Lieu-Hen Chen
National Chi Nan University, Taiwan

Publication Chairs:
Takenori Obo
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Publication Co-Chairs:
Taro Nakamura
Chuo University, Japan
Chee Seng Chan
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Publicity Chair:
Hiroyuki Masuta
Toyama Prefectural University, Japan

Publicity Co-Chair:
Jiangtao Cao
Liaoning Shihua University, China
Mattias Wahde
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Simon X. Yang
University of Guelph, Canada

Financial Chair:
Takahiro Takeda
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Zhaojie Ju
University of Portsmouth, UK

Plenary Talks




August, 22 (Monday)



FML-based Robotic Applications to e-Learning and
Game of Go



Prof. Chang-Shing Lee
National University of Tainan, Taiwan
10:40 - 11:20



Smart Robot Manipulator: Adaptation + Cooperation


Prof. Hongbin Ma
Beijing Institute of Technology, China
13:00 - 13:40



Research of Digital Lead Design Process


Dr.Toshio Yamashita, Chief Executive Officer
INTERROBANG DESIGN, Japan
13:50 - 14:30



Robot Future Vision


Kenichi Kimura, Chief Design Director
Fujitsu Design Limited, Japan
14:30 - 15:10







August, 23 (Tuesday)



Interactive Visualization of Big Data


Prof. Lieu-Hen Chen
National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
09:20 - 10:10



The Use of EEG for Emotion Classification Using Computational Intelligence Techniques


Prof. Kevin Wong
Murdoch University, Australia
10:10 - 11:00



Break the Phenotyping Bottleneck in Genomics-Assisted Breeding


Prof. Hiroyoshi Iwata
The University of Tokyo, Japan
13:00 - 13:40



Leader-following Consensus of
Nonlinear Multi-agent Systems with Sampled Data



Prof. Wangli He
East China University of Science and Technology, China
13:10 - 14:00







August, 24 (Wednesday)



Studying Visual Attention in Image and Video


Prof. Xuefeng Liang
Kyoto University, Japan
09:20 - 10:00



Cognitive Sharing and Viewpoint Selection in Cooperative Monitoring Robots


Prof. Kosuke Sekiyama
Nagoya University, Japan
13:00 - 13:40