The 15th International Symposium on

Knowledge and Systems Sciences

Hokkaido University

1st-2nd November 2014, Sapporo, Japan

Program in Brief


Main symposium ( KSS2014 - Program)

International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Sciences

Dates: November 1-2

Venue: Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Sapporo, Japan

Venue in charge: Tetsuya MURAI, Hokkaido University

Person in charge: Yoshiteru NAKAMORI, JAIST


Pre-symposium (by invitation only)

13:30-18:00, October 31, 2014: Otaru University of Commerce, Otaru, Japan

13:30-15:00: Keynote speech by Yoshiteru Nakamori (Co-chair of KSS2014)

Knowledge Synthesis and Justification

15:30-18:00: Chair: Shouyang Wang (President of Int. Soc. for Knowledge and Systems Science)

Round table discussion on Knowledge and Systems Science

Main panelists (tentative):

Jian Chen (Tsinghua University)

Kyoichi Kijima (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Yanzhong Dang (Dalian University of Technology)


Post-symposium (by invitation only)

International Workshop on Meta-synthesis and Complex Systems

13:30-18:00, November 3, 2014: Hokkaido University of Education, Hakodate, Japan

13:30-15:00: Keynote speech by Xijin Tang (Co-chair of MCS2014)

Research Framework on Meta-synthesis System Approach toward Complex Problems

15:30-18:00: Chair: Jifa Gu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Round table discussion on meta-synthesis

Main panelists (tentative):

Jiagning Wu (Dalian University of Technology)

Tieju Ma (East China Univ. of Sci. and Tech.)

Van-Nam Huynh (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)


Keynote Speeches

Prof. Shouyang WANG (Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA)

Title: Knowledge Management in Economic Forecasting

Prof. Wang's Abstract


Prof. Rossi SETCHI (Cardiff University, UK)

Title: Computational Semantics in Knowledge Engineering

Prof. Setchi's CV and Abstract


Prof. Kyoichi KIJIMA (Tokyo Institute of Technology, JAPAN)

Title: Service Ecosystems Innovation in Multi-level Adaptive Cycles Model Perspective

Prof. Kijima's CV and Abstract