jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

May 11–12, 2001
TREFF Hotel Rheingold Bayreuth, Austraße 2/Unteres Tor, 95445 Bayreuth

Die Vorträge dieses Symposiums sind erschienen als Tagungsband Nr. 3.


Friday, May 11, 2001

Moderation: Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki (Chairman of Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)
13.30   Welcoming Remarks

14.00   Prof. Dr. Keiji Tanaka (RIKEN Brain Science Institute):
Brain mechanisms of Object Recognition

15.00   Prof. Dr. Birger Kollmeier (Medical Physics, University of Oldenburg):
Cocktail Parties and Hearing Aids: Neurosensory analysis of the auditory system and its applications

16.00   Coffee break

16.30   Prof. Dr. Junichi Tsujii (Department of Information Science, University of Tokyo):
Computational Approach to Natural Language Processing

17.30   Break

18.00   Guided walking-tour, sight-seeing in Bayreuth

19.30   Reception / Dinner Stadthalle Bayreuth, Friedrichstraße, 95444 Bayreuth

Saturday, May 12, 2001

09.00   Dr. Achim Hassel: Active Promotion – Report of the Working-group JSPS-Postdoc-Promotion

09.30   Prof. Dr. Ingo Rentschler (Institute of medical Psychology, University of München):
Cognitive Psychophysics: A Machine Vision Approach to Human Image Understanding

10.30   Coffee break

11.00   Prof. Dr. Nobutaka Hirokawa (Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Tokyo):
Molecular Motors, "Kinesin Superfamily Proteins, KIFs", Key Molecules for Neuronal Function: From Gene, Structure, Dynamics to Function and Disease

12.00   Prof. Dr. Josef Kreiner (Research Unit 'Modern Japan', University of Bonn):
Japan-Germany – Some Thoughts on Mutual Reflection

13.00   Lunch

14.30–16.30   Annual Assembly, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.