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Wednesday, 04 January 2012 00:00



SPEAKER 1: Topic - System Science for Intelligent Infrastructure

Dr Haruo Takeda

Dr. Haruo Takeda
Corporate Chief Engineer
Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Haruo Takeda graduated and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in mathematical engineering. After joining Hitachi, he worked as a researcher and a manager at Systems Development Laboratory, a visiting scientist at Stanford University in US, a professor at the University of Tokyo, the general manager of R&D Strategy Center, a board member of Hitachi Techno Information Services Ltd., Chief Innovation Officer of R&D Group, and the general manager of Advanced Research Laboratory before working as Corporate Chief Engineer. Hitachi Group is a multi national conglomerate having 360,000 employees with annual sales of nine trillion Japanese yen in eleven business segments including Information & Telecommunication Systems, Power Systems, and Social Infrastructure & Industrial Systems. Dr. Takeda also works for Transdisciplinary Science and Technology Initiative in Japan as a director.

SPEAKER 2: Topic - Bayesian SLAM

Prof. Dr. Ba-Ngu Vo

Prof. Dr. Ba-Ngu Vo
Winthrop Professor and Chair of Signal Processing
School of Electrical Electronic and Computer Engineering
University of Western Australia


Ba-Ngu Vo received his Bachelor degrees jointly in Science and Electrical Engineering with First Class Honours in 1994, and PhD in 1997. He had held various research positions before joining the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Melbourne in 2000. Since 2010 he is Winthrop Professor and Chair of Signal Processing in the School of Electrical Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Western Australia. Prof. Vo is a recipient of the Australian Research Council's inaugural Future Fellowship and the 2010 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in support of Defense or National Security. His research interests are Signal Processing, Systems Theory and Stochastic Geometry with emphasis on target tracking, robotics and computer vision. He is best known as a pioneer in the random set approach to multi-object filtering with fundamental contributions to the mathematical foundation as well as development of computational tools.


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