The 2nd International Workshop on Chance Discovery (CDWS2)

in PRICAI 2002

August 19, 2002
National Center of Sciences, Tokyo, Japan
Room E

Call For Papers

Workshop Themes: [Chance Discovery: How to discover and suggest events causing potentially significant events?]

Chance Discovery is the discovery of chance, rather than discovery by chance. A ``chance" here means a new or novel event/situation that can be conceived either as an opportunity or as a risk. The ``discovery" of chances is of crucial importance since it may have a significant impact on human decision making. Desirable effects of opportunities should be actively promoted, whereas preventive measures should be taken in the case of discovered risks. In other words, chance discovery aims to provide means for inventing or surviving the future, rather than predicting the future.
This workshop will discuss several problems in Chance Discovery. Mainly, we will discuss how to discover and suggest events causing significant but hidden events. Several topics will be discussed from the
Program (with papers) New!!


Akinori Abe
No. 43000, Jalan APEC, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia


Yukio Ohsawa
Univ. of Tsukuba
3-29-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 112-0012 Japan

Program Committee: