Multi-modality,Language,Cognitive Development

Naoto Iwahashi

Artificial Intelligent Lab

Ongoing project

  • Correspondence and Fusion of Artificial Intelligence and Brain Science (2019-)
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (Tokyo Medical and Dental Univ, Kyoto Univ, Ritsumeikan Univ, Okayama Prefectural Univ)
  • Creative Symbol Manipulation Model (2020-)
    Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Tokyo Tech, Kyoto Univ, Okayama Prefectural Univ)
  • Symbol Emergence by Robots Through User-Driven Dialogue (2018-)
    Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Okayama Prefectural Univ)
  • Theory of Cooperation (2020-)
    Tamagawa Univ, Tokyo Tech, Okayama Prefectural Univ
  • Mental Health and Communication Education (2021-)
    Company, High School, Okayama Prefectural Univ
  • Human-Robot Physical Interaction (2019-)
    Tamagawa Univ, Okayama Prefectural Univ
  • Physics Projection (2018-)
    Okayama Prefectural Univ
  • Autonomous Driving (2018-)
    Okayama Prefectural Univ
  • Cognition Against Artificial Intelligence (2019-)
    Okayama Prefectural Univ


  • Best Paper Award Japan Society of Artificial Intelligence(2015)
    Nakamura, Nagai, Funakoshi, Taniguchi, Iwahashi, Kaneko. “Mutual Learning of an Object Concept and Language Model Based on MLDA and NPYLM”
  • Best Paper Award Advanced Robotics (2012)
    T. Araki, T. Nakamura, T. Nagai, K. Funakoshi, M. Nakano and N. Iwahashi.  “Online Object Categorization Using Multimodal Information Autonomously Acquired by a Mobile Robot”
  • Best Paper Award Japan Society of Artificial Intelligence (2010)
    Taguchi, Iwahashi, Fuakoshi, Nakano, Nose, Nitta. “Learning Lexicons from Spoken Utterances Based on Statistical Model Selection”
  • Sony Patent Award Special Grade(2010)
    Audio Coding Basic Patent (1990)
  • RoboCup World Competition 2010 @Home Leage Champion
  • RoboCup World Competition 2008 @Home Leage Champion
  • Newspaper Top Page (2007)
    "Research on robots that learn language like infants" (Color Article)
  • Sony Patent Award First Grade(1997)
    Audio Coding Basic Patent (1990)
  • Transfer of Speech Synthesis Technology to Bell Laboratories (1992)
    First Transfer in Collaboration between Bell Laboratories and ATR


  • Okayama Pref Univ Professor
     Tamagawa Univ Brain Science Labs Visiting Researcher
  • Kyoto Univ Researcher
  • National Institute of Information and Communications Technology Senior Researcher
  • ATR Spoken Language Communication Research Labs Senior Researcher
     Kobe Univ Visiting Professor
     ATR Media Information Science Research Labs Visiting Researcher
  • Sony Computer Science Labs Inc
     Tokyo Institute of Technology Lecturer
     Toyohashi Univ of Technoglogy Lecturer
     Univ of Electro-Communications Lecturer
  • Tokyo Tech. Dr. Eng.
  • Sony Corp.
     Sony Japan-US-Europe Joint Corporate Project, Leader
     ATR Intretating Telophony Research Labs, Researcher
  • Keio Univ
  • Shonan High School

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