We wish to thank:

  1. Nuance (Gold Support)
  2. The Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development
  3. Asahi Kasei
  4. Fujitsu Limited
  5. Hitachi Ltd.
  6. IBM Research
  7. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  8. KDDI Foundation
  9. MathWorks
  10. The Murata Science Foundation
  11. NEC
  12. The Ogasawara Foundation for the Promotion of Science & Engineering
  13. Raytheon
  14. Renesas Electronics
  15. Research at Google
  16. ROHM Co., Ltd.
  17. SONY
  18. Speechocean
  19. Support Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology Research, Foundation
  20. Texas Instruments
  21. The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation
  22. Tateisi Science and Technology Foundation
  23. Yahoo Japan Corporation

for their contribution to the success of this conference.