October 25, 2019 17:49

On October 24, UENO Michiko, Japan’s State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), visited the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) in Tokyo.

Following an introduction to RIKEN by Executive Director KATO Shigeharu and an overview of the center’s activities since its inception by AIP Center Director SUGIYAMA Masashi, including research achievements and collaborations with industry, the group moved from the center’s headquarters to its research facilities.

There, YOKOYA Naoto, leader of the Geoinformatics Unit, and YAMAMOTO Yoichiro, leader of the Pathology Informatics Team explained their projects. State Minister UENO asked a number of questions regarding the advances in these areas.