Message from Director
We all welcome all highly motivated students, researchers and faculty members seeking to work at the cutting edge of Japan's information-intensive society.
Director of the Division of Information Science,
Information science was originally a basic study to elucidate the mechanism of information processing in such biotic behavior as thinking, decision making, perception, and learning and a study to develop devices which can simulate those activities. Research in this field currently includes a search for a mechanism to emulate brain activity involved in abstract concept formation and thinking, studying also the feasibility of simulating these processes. Information science is applied to all fields of study, including the natural sciences, the arts and humanities, technology and social science, and has brought about revolutions in these areas. It follows that computing technology is a required infrastructure in an information-intensive society and calls for the widest range of applications.
Our Graduate School promotes studies of human information systems, including communication, information management and information processing, as well as more advanced information technology in such areas as human sensing and decision making; next-generation robot technology; infrastructure and management of network security; and bioscience. The educational program fosters expertise in research and development for future technology.
The NAIST Division of Information Science welcomes all highly motivated students, researchers and faculty members seeking to work at the cutting edge of Japan's information-intensive society.