Mamoru Komachi @ TMU

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Education

  • PhD (Best Student Award), Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Graduate School of Information Science. Graph-Theoretic Approaces to Minimally Supervised Natural Language Learning (PDF), March 2010. (Supervisor: Yuji Matsumoto)
  • MEng (Best Student Award), Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Graduate School of Information Science. Argument Structure Analysis of Event Nouns Based on Noun-verb Co-occurences and Noun Phrase Patterns, March 2007. (Supervisor: Yuji Matsumoto)
  • BA, The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Arts and Sciences. March 2005.

Professional Experience

  • Associate professor @ Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan (2013.4-present)
  • Assistant professor @ Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan (2010.4-2013.3)
  • Software engineer @ Apple Japan, Inc., Tokyo, Japan (2010.5-2011.9)
  • Summer intern @ Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA, USA (2009.6-2009.9)
  • Research associate @ Yahoo! JAPAN Research, Tokyo, Japan (2008.9-2009.5)
  • Research fellow @ Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Nara, Japan (2008.4-2010.3)
  • Summer intern @ Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, USA (2007.5-2007.8)
  • Summer intern @ NTT Cyber Space Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan (2005.8-2005.9)

Grants

  • Primary Investigator
    • "Learning L1-aware Error Models from the Web", Microsoft Research CORE Project. (2012.04-2013.03, JPY 2.0M)
    • "Large-scale Parallel Processing for Global Optimization in Natural Language Processing", JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B). (2011.04-2014.03, JPY 2.7M)
    • "Research on Robust Predicate Argument Structure Analysis for Large-scale Information Extraction", SCAT Research Grant. (2011.04-2014.03, JPY 2.5M)
    • "Exploiting Large Corpora for Learning-based Argument Structure Analysis of Noun Phrases", Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows. (2008.04-2010.03, JPY 1M)
    • "Robust Statistical Japanese IME with Unknown Word Processing Using Large Corpus", Creative and International Competitiveness Project, Nara Institute of Science and Technology. (2007.11-2008.03, JPY 1.25M)
  • Co-Investigator
    • "Research and Development of Support System for Asian Medical Tourism based on Knowledge and Language Grid", NICT Contract Research. (2011.12-2013.03; PI: Satoshi Nakamura)
    • "Joint Learning Approach to Natural Language Processing using Global Information", MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A). (2011.04-2015.03; PI: Yuji Matsumoto)
    • "Statistical and Machine Learning-based Approaches to History of the Japanese Language Research", National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics. (2010.11-2013.09; PI: Toshinobu Ogiso)
    • "Japanese Corpus: Automatic Labeling of the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese (BCCWJ)", MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research in Priority Areas. (2010-2011.03; PI: Yuji Matsumoto)
    • "User-Oriented Package Management System", Exploratory Software Project (Exploratory Youth Program), Information-Technology Promotion Agency (2005.07-2008.03; PI: Tomonari Yoshizawa)

Awards

  • 20th Anniversary Best Paper Award, the Association for Natural Language Processing, Japan. (2014.09)
  • JSAI Best Paper Award 2010, The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (2011.04)
  • IPSJ Yamashita SIG Research Award 2009, Information Processing Society of Japan (2010.08)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Special Interest Group of Natural Language Processing of the Information Processing Society of Japan. (2009.05)
  • Apple WWDC 2009 Student Scholarship (2009.05)
  • Best Paper Award, the 14th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing, Japan. (2009.03)
  • Japan Society of the Propotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2) (2008.04-2010.03)
  • Outstanding Paper Award, the 13th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing, Japan. (2007.03)
  • Apple WWDC 2006 Student Scholarship (2006.05)
  • Scholarship of Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (2005.12-2007.03)

Recent picture

Mamoru Komachi

On my 40th birthday (April, 2018)


Mamoru Komachi <komachi--at--tmu.ac.jp>
Tokyo Metropolitan University