ITU-AJ Award (ICT Field Accomplishment)
Winner: Akira Takahashi, NTT Network Technology Laboratories
Date: May 17, 2013
Organization: The ITU (International Telecommunication Union) Association of Japan
For his achievements in the ICT field.
ICA Unsupervised Learning Pioneer Award 2013
Winner: Hiroshi Sawada, NTT Service Evolution Laboratories
Date: May 1, 2013
Organization: SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers)
In recognition of his pioneer contributions to unsupervised learning ICA (independent component analysis).