Research interest includes graph-based methods in NLP, natural language generation and evaluation, and educational applications of NLP.
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.
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
"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
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)
"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
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)