The Best of AI in Japan — Prologue

  • Toyoaki Nishida Kyoto University
Keywords: history of AI research in Japan, JSAI, contemporary AI research in Japan, AI from industry


This article is the first report in the best of AI in Japan series. This series will focus on the prominent accomplishments made in the AI field, not only the research and development but also the AI-related events in society. As the first in the forthcoming series, this opening article features a historical background and the contemporary AI-research activities in Japan. It then highlights some recent prominent results from the industry. Finally, a future perspective is given.

Author Biography

Toyoaki Nishida, Kyoto University
Professor, Department of Intelligence Science and Technology, Graduate School of Informatics
How to Cite
Nishida, T. (2012). The Best of AI in Japan — Prologue. AI Magazine, 33(2), 108.
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