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Satoshi Kako: The Inspiration, Nature and Future of CIMs

Dr. Satoshi Kako is a Senior Research Scientist and Deputy Director at the NTT Research Physics & Informatics (PHI) Laboratory. Previously, he worked as an Associate Program Manager in a national R&D initiative led by PHI Lab Director, Yoshihisa Yamamoto. Dr. Kako received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in electronic engineering from the University of …

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NTT Research and Tokyo Institute of Technology Target Two Applications for CIM

Coherent Ising Machine (CIM) Joint Research Focuses on Drug Discovery and Compressed Sensing Sunnyvale, Calif. – April 27, 2021 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that it has entered into a joint research agreement with Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) to develop applications for the Coherent Ising Machine (CIM). The two targeted …

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Exploring a New Frontier and 2021 Goals: A Conversation with Yoshihisa Yamamoto

Professor Yoshihisa Yamamoto is the director of the NTT Research Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab and a professor of Applied Physics & Electrical Engineering, emeritus, at Stanford University. He has led research laboratories focused on quantum optics and quantum information processing for more than 30 years. Dr. Yamamoto’s current research interests are in the areas …

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NTT Research Collaboration to Develop World’s Fastest Coherent Ising Machine

New Joint Research Agreement Reached to Explore High-Speed, Miniature CIM Sunnyvale, Calif. – January 25, 2021 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced a collaboration to develop a high-speed Coherent Ising Machine (CIM). The NTT Research Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab will be paired with Caltech’s Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science with …

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Neural Mechanics and Symmetry: Hidenori Tanaka on NeurIPS 2020

Last month’s Neural Information Procession Systems conference (NeurIPS 2020), which took place (virtually) from December 6-12, 2020, was another occasion for Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab Senior Research Scientist Hidenori Tanaka to advance work that he has undertaken with Stanford University colleagues on the dynamics of neural networks. In a previous blog post, we discussed …

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NTT Co-authored Papers at NeurIPS to Advance Machine Learning Efficiency and Performance

Ground-breaking Topics Include Neural Network Pruning, Meta Learning and Alternative Bayesian Model Palo Alto, Calif. – December 3, 2020 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), NTT Communication Science Laboratories and NTT Software Innovation Center today announced that three papers co-authored by scientists from several of their divisions were selected (including one Spotlight paper) for this …

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Jess Riedel on Decoherence, Research and Academia

Dr. Jess Riedel joined NTT Research as a senior research scientist in the Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab in October 2019. He previously held post-doctoral fellowships at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Waterloo, Ontario and at IBM Research, in Yorktown Heights, NY. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara …

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Physicists Propose New Field of Study Related to Coherent Ising Machine

Co-authors Unveil Interdisciplinary Research Agenda in Applied Physics Letters Palo Alto, Calif. – October 19, 2020 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that Dr. Yoshihisa Yamamoto, the Director of its Physics and Informatics (PHI) Lab, along with colleagues at several academic institutions, has proposed an interdisciplinary research agenda that amounts to a new field of …

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Know Your (Analog Computing) Limits

By NTT Research Staff Through a joint research agreement with the Physics and Informatics (PHI) Lab, a professor of theoretical physics at the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Physics will explore the limits of analog computing, investigate solutions for computationally “hard” problems that approach those limits, explore improved performance of Coherent Ising Machines (CIMs) …

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