The 6 th Japanese-German Symposium on Classification

August 11- 12, 2017

 At Shinagawa Satelite Campus, Tama University
(Inter-City Front Building 5F),


After a 1st Japanese-German Workshop (Tokyo, 2005),  2nd in Berlin (2006),  3rd in Karlsruhe (2010),  fourth in Kyoto (2012),  and fifth at Reisensburg Castle, Ulm (2016).
The sixth will be held at Shinagawa Satellite Campus, Tama University after IFCS-2017 Conference.

As before the focus will be on classification and is generally open to all.








Shinagawa Satelite Campus, Tama University (Inter-City Front Building 5F)



 August 11, 2017
Time Title Presenter
10:25-10:30 Opening Tadashi Imaizumi
10:30-12:00 Chair Yasumasa Baba
Ensemble methods in classification and clustering Berthold Lausen(University of Essex)
Applying tensor decompositions to author name disambiguation of common Japanese researcher names Kei Kurakawa(National Institute of Informatics)  and Yasumasa Baba(The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
Lorenz Curves, Gini Index and … Bacteria Alfred Ultsch(University of Marburg)
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Chair Hans Kestler(Ulm University)
Variations of Ward method for non-Euclidean spaces and a two-stage algorithm Sadaaki Miyamoto, Yuuto Tamura,  and Yasunori Endo(University of Tsukuba)
Cluster-Scaled Forecasting Method for High-Dimension Low-Sample Size Data Mika Sato-Ilic(University of Tsukuba)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-17:30 Chair Masahiro Mizuta
Screening for ordinal class structures Ludwig Lausser*, Lyn-Rouven Schirra, Florian Schmid, Robin Szekely), and Hans A Kestler (Ulm University)
Gini index penalized canonical covariance analysis for three-mode three-way data Jun Tsuchida(Doshisha University) and Hiroshi Yadohisa(Doshisha University)
Components, Cluster (and Correspondence): A data driven approach to consumer behaviour segmentation Karsten Luebke*(FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management), Oliver Gansser(Dortmund)
Classification of influences for SNS text data regarding radiation Takafumi Kubota(Tama University)
18:00-20:00 Dinner  Warawaki-ya
 August 12, 2017
10:30-11:30 Chair Berthold Lausen
Data Science – Is the impact of Statistics significant? Claus Weihs(TU Dortmund University)
Meta-Analysis with Symbolic Data Approach Masahiro Mizuta(Hokkaido University)
Singular Least Squares and the Analysis of Simple Conjoint Experiments. Andreas Geyer-Schulz(Karlsruher Institut für Technologie)
11:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Chair Koji Kurihara
“New” Techniques for Site Engineering: Kano and Jobs-to-Be-Done Revisited Daniel Baier,  Franziska Kullak*, Herbert Woratschek(University of Bayreuth)
Customer Segmentation with Qualitative Comparative Analysis Yuki Toyoda (Hosei University)
Omni-Channel Overview-Business Trends and Research Reviews in Marketing Science- Hiroyuki Tsurumi(Yokohama National University)
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-16:00 Chair Sadaaki Miyamoto
Guiding supervised classification algorithms via semantic knowledge Hans Kestler(Ulm University)
Study on Globalization of Japanese companies Based on Text Mining Atsuho Nakayama (Tokyo Metropolitan University) and Komoda Fumio (Saitama Gakuen University)
Diagnostic Classification of Students’ Knowledge States based on Their Item Response Data Yuan Sun(National Institute of Informatics ) , Shunya Inoue(Tokyo Kasei University)
and Yi Sun(University of China Academy of Science )
16:00-16:10 Closing Berthold Lausen

Book of Abstracts 



25000JPY, pay by cash at the site.