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  • 2015/10/16 Our poster paper about Japanese-English machine translation is up.
    • Junki Matsuo, Kenichi Ohwada and Mamoru Komachi. Source Phrase Segmentation and Translation for Japanese-English Translation Using Dependency Structure. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Asian Translation (WAT2015), pp.99-104. Kyoto, Japan, October 2015. (poster)
  • 2015/09/13 Our paper about sentiment classification using deep neural network has been accepted for oral presentation at PACLIC.
    • Peinan Zhang and Mamoru Komachi. Japanese Sentiment Classification with Stacked Denoising Auto-Encoder using Distributed Word Representation. The 29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 29).
  • 2015/08/01 Presented our work at ACL-IJCNLP 2015, one of the top conferences in the natural language processing.
    • Shin Kanouchi, Mamoru Komachi, Naoaki Okazaki (Tohoku University), Eiji ARAMAKI (Kyoto University) and Hiroshi Ishikawa. Who caught a cold? - Identifying the subject of a symptom. In Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2015 (long papers), pp.1660-1670. Beijing, China, July 2015. (acceptance rate = 25%)
    • Yoshiaki Kitagawa, Mamoru Komachi, Eiji ARAMAKI (Kyoto University), Naoaki Okazaki (Tohoku University) and Hiroshi Ishikawa. Disease Event Detection based on Deep Modality Analysis. In Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2015 Student Research Workshop, pp.28-34. Beijing, China, July 2015. (acceptance rate = 31%)
    • Tomoyuki Kajiwara and Kazuhide Yamamoto (Nagaoka University of Technology). Evaluation Dataset and System for Japanese Lexical Simplification. In Proceedings of the ACL-IJCNLP 2015 Student Research Workshop, pp.35-40. Beijing, China, July 2015. *This work was done while the first author was affiliated with Nagaoka University of Technology. (acceptance rate = 31%)
    • Yinchen Zhao, Mamoru Komachi and Hiroshi Ishikawa. Improving Chinese Grammatical Error Correction with Corpus Augmentation and Hierarchical Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Natural Language Processing Techniques for Educational Applications (NLP-TEA-2): Shared Task on Chinese Grammatical Error Diagnosis (CGED), pp.111-116. Beijing, China, July 2015.
  • 2015/04/01 New members joined are lab!
    • PhD students: Tomoyuki Kajiwara and Yui Suzuki (part-time)
    • Masters students: Yasunobu Asakura, Kanako Ikeda, Junki Matsuo and Takayuki Sato
    • Undergrad students: Tomonori Kodaira, Mahito Noguchi, Kento Shioda and Yuki Sekizawa