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AISB event Bulletin Item

You are invited to attend TK60: Celebrating Takeo Kanade's Vision on March 8 & 9 2007

Dear Colleague:

In his career, Takeo Kanade, U.A. and Helen Whitaker  University
Professor, works on a wide range of topics from computer vision to
manipulation, from sensors to autonomous systems, and from multi-media
to medical robotics.

On the occasion of his 60-th birthday, Carnegie Mellon University is
honoring him with the TK60 Symposium ( Its technical
program reflects the diversity of Professor Kanade's interest,
accomplishments, and collaboration with researchers and students from
many scientific disciplines.

TK60 is a rare opportunity to hear talks given by scientific leaders in
computer vision and robotics , with a kick-off special Distinguished
Lecture from President Yuichiro Anzai of Keio University.

Do not miss this opportunity to meet and hear this unique array of
distinguished speakers!

Thursday, March 8, Distinguished Lecture

Yuichiro Anzai
Keio University

Friday, March 9, Special Guest Speakers include:

Harry Asada
Ford Professor of Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Grimson
Bernard Gordon Professor of Medical Engineering Massachusetts Institute
of Technology

Katsushi Ikeuchi
The Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo

Shree Nayar
T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science Columbia University

Tomaso Poggio
Eugene McDermott Professor in the Brain Sciences and Human Behavior
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harry Shum
Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia and Distinguished Engineer
Microsoft Corporation

Russ Taylor
Professor of Computer Science
Johns Hopkins University

For more information, to sign the guestbook and/or to register, please