The National Research Agency (ANR, France), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG, Germany) and the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST), signed an agreement in April 2019 in Tokyo concerning a call for projects on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a priority topic for these three countries, to encourage transnational approaches.
In the frame of this call, 36 proposals were submitted and 9 were selected, including 2 projects coordinated by Sorbonne University on the French side :
- The PANORAMA project (adaPtive Artificial iNtelligence fOR humAn coMputer interAction), coordinated by Jean-Claude Martin (Université Paris Sud & LIMSI laboratory) and by Catherine Pelachaud (Sorbonne Université & ISIR), and involving the University of Augsburg (Germany) and the Seikei University (Japan).
- The RECOMP project (Research on Real Time Compliance Mechanism for AI), coordinated by Jean-Gabriel Ganascia (Sorbonne Université & LIP6), and involving Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) and Sokendai, the Graduate University of Advanced Studies (Japan).