Application groups and research fields

The below lists research fields of each application group for a reference. Please consult "Guidelines for Admission" and  "Application Group Guide" available from the school's guidline page for more detailed information.

IST-1: Neuroinformatics, Brain Decoding, Brain-Machine Interface, Brain Imaging, Computational Neuroscience, Vision Science
IST-2: Psychoinformatics, Higher Brain Function, Cognitive Neuropsychology, Cognitive Interface, Neuromarketing, Cognitive Science
IST-3: Cognitive Communication, Cognitive Neural Dynamics, Neural Informatics for Communication, Multimodal Information Integration, Functional Brain Measurements
IST-4 (Adjuct Unit): Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Decision Making and Reinforcement Learning, Neurocomputational Mechanism of Social Functions, Brain-based Intelligence and Machine Learning, Human fMRI Experiments with Quantitative Methods
IST-5: Computational Intelligence, Knowledge Discovery, Computational Learning Theory, Optimization for Machine Learning
IST-6:  Collective Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Human Computation
IST-7: Conversational Informatics, Artificial Intelligence, Interaction, Visual Computation, Cognitive Design
IST-8: Language Media Processing, Language Information Processing, Language Analysis, Language Synthesis, Machine Translation, Information Retrieval
IST-9: Speech and Audio Processing, Speech Recognition and Understanding, Music Information Processing, Human Robot Interaction, Statistical Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition
IST-10:  Visual Information Processing, Image Media, Computer Vision, Multimodal Interaction
IST-11: Video Media, Processing of Large-scale Video Data, Human Action Understanding, Real-world Environmental Measurement and Recognition
IST-12: Network Media, the Internet, Multimedia Communication, Information Security
IST-13: Media Archiving Research, Language Understanding, Language Generation, Language Knowledge Acquisition, Verbalizing for Thought and Understanding, Symbol Grounding
IST-14Biological Information Networks, Bioinformatics, Mathematical and Computational Biology, Complex Networks

(Updated: April, 2017)