News Release

Mathematical Formulation of ISO 34502 Hazardous Scenarios for Automated Driving Systems
- Automation and Streamlining of Safety Assurance Tasks Accelerate Social Acceptance of Automated Driving -
Research and Development Center for Large Language Models Established at National Institute of Informatics
- Accelerating R&D to Develop Domestic LLMs and Ensure Transparency and Reliability of Generative AI Models -
A Mutual Exchange of Knowledge: Advancing R&D of Japan's Open Science infrastructures and the OpenAIRE Graph
Promoting Open Science Practices: OpenAIRE and NII Join forces to advance best practices in research infrastructures
Project Selected by JST & ANR for Japan-France SICORP "Edge AI"
Accelerating R&D of AI-based autonomous wireless access control technology
Public Release of AI to Estimate Biological Sex from Fundus Images - Foundation for Better Understandings of Ocular Diseases Showing Sex Differences -
Japanese joint research group achieves a world record of 1.2Tbps for optical signal transmission with over 1Tbps data transfer in field trial
Development of the Large Language Model "LLM-jp-13B" with 13 Billion Parameters
~The NII-hosted LLM Study Group (LLM-jp) releases initial results to contribute to academic and industrial research and development ~
The NACCIS-CAT/ILL Catalog Information Service for University Libraries and Other Institutions
Taking a new step towards the international distribution of metadata with a new system
RIKEN, NII, and NTT collaborate and promote to utilize large-scale data for research by using IOWN
Techniques for Effectively and Efficiently Mitigating Risks by Misperception of Image Recognition AI:
-- Evaluated in Safety Benchmark for Automated Driving Systems --
Public Release of AI to Estimate Biological Age from Fundus Images
- Foundation for Establishing a New Biomarker of Ocular Diseases -
A New Method for Mathematically Proving the Safety of Automated Driving Vehicles:
-- Accelerating Social Acceptance of Automated Driving by Efficiently Deriving Logical Safety Rules --
Enriching Article Search and Scholarly Information Discovery with CiNii Research:
Integration of "CiNii Articles" into "CiNii Research"
Discovery of the indirect network with the smallest theoretical diameter in the Graph Golf, a competition to find graphs leading to the efficient design of supercomputers.
Japan Data Catalog for the Humanities and Social Sciences (JDCat)
-Goes into full operation enabling data cross-searching in the humanities and social sciences-
Automated Technique to Efficiently Discover Severe Problems in Automated Driving Systems:
-- Investigating Potential Problems and Efficiently Searching for Likely Problems --
New method for automatic and efficient discovery of reliable gas turbine system designs
-- Exploiting the logical specification in black box optimization and applying it to the design process of real commercial products --
Launching the Operation of "Japan Data Catalog for the Humanities and Social Sciences" (JDCat)
-Support for Searching Research Data for research & education, policy planning -
Renewal of Academic Information System After 36 Years
New Catalog Information Service Corresponding to Digital Resources to Be Introduced from 2022
Transformation of controller software for ensuring safe behavior under perceptual uncertainty
-- Bridging the gap between uncertain perception and reality in controller software design --
A Host-Switch Graph Category with more specific conditions newly created!
Graph Golf Competition for Finding Network Configurations for Supercomputers
Automated Technique to Discover Automatically Simulation Configurations for Behaviors Hard to Test
- Automated Search for "Various Situations" Encountered in Automated Driving
Commencement of full operation of research data management platform "GakuNin RDM,"
to support management/sharing of research data among Japanese academic institutions nationwide
The preliminary version of integrated search system for a wide range of research resources including research data has been released
Quick access to the research data of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) is now available
Streamlining quantum information transmission
利用IT技术,563名研究人员和学生远程参加了DEIM 2020
DEIM 2020 Academic Conference Held Online to Prevent Further Spread of COVID-19;
563 Researchers and Students Participate Remotely Using IT
Myanmar to be first country in ASEAN Region to launch free and open national research portal
Concluded an international exchange agreement (MOU) with Center for Open Science (COS)
~ Research data management platform "GakuNin RDM" adopts Open Science Framework developed by COS ~
NII start operation 400 Gbps Tokyo-Osaka link to speed up SINET, ultra-high speed network supporting Japan's academic research:
Putting world-leading long-distance 400 Gbps link into practical operation
AI achieved a score of 185 on the English written exam of the National Center Test for University Admissions in 2019.
Neuron circuitry from brain signals
Using machine learning to construct a map of neuronal connections
Worldwide Competition to Develop AI for Historical Japanese Character (Kuzushiji) Recognition
- The Competition, hosted on Kaggle, will start in July-
Wanted: People who have discovered huge graphs with simple structures connecting one million CPUs in a future supercomputer!
- Graph Golf Competition 2019 to be Held--Finding Graphs that Represent Efficient Network Configurations -
NII and WACREN Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on R&D of Open Science Infrastructure
NII Builds the World's First Round-the-Globe Ultra-High-Speed 100 Gbps Academic Communications Network
New method for high-speed synthesis of natural voices
~ Neural source-filter model uses neural networks to update classical speech-synthesis methods ~
Succeeded: World's fastest 600Gbps per lambda optical transmission with 587Gbps data transfer
Superradiant emission from colour centres in diamond
- a flash of light from a solid-state hybrid quantum system
Technique for Preventing Extraction of Finger Vein Patterns from Photographs
NII and CERN Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Development of Next Generation Repository System
Launch of Competition to Find Graphs Representing / Efficient Network Configurations
SIGVerse to be used as simulator at World Robot Summit sponsored by METI/NEDO/Tool developed by the research group of NII's Associate Professor Inamura
NII Signs 100th International Exchange Agreement/MOUs with Universities and Research Institutes in 29 Countries and Regions
NII launches new Research Center for Medical Big Data/Objectives include designing cloud platforms to collect medical imaging data and developing AI techniques for image analysis
MMCFTP file-transfer protocol Achieves Transmission Speeds of 231 Gbps/A New World Record for Long-Distance Data Transmission
Quantum Neural Network on Cloud
NII SHONAN MEETING Reaches 100th Milestone/Intensive Discussions by World's Top Researchers
Toward big-data clustering on a personal computer: New algorithm achieves high processing speeds with small memory
KAKEN grant database launches ORCID support/Researchers can connect their national researcher identifiers to international identifiers
NII and NIMS Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Coordination and Cooperation/Promoting Open Science through Collaborative Data Platform Research and Development
Protection of biometric information against threats arising at border between cyber and physical worlds
Development of New Acoustic Signal Processing Technology that Simultaneously Recognizes the Voices of Multiple Speakers
Large volumes of data from ITER successfully transferred to Japan at unprecedented speeds
Official Launch of the GakuNin Cloud Support Service