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  • 2016/10/22 Our papers will be presented at COLING 2016 main conference and workshops. See you in Osaka!
    • Tomoyuki Kajiwara and Mamoru Komachi. Building a Monolingual Parallel Corpus for Text Simplification Using Sentence Similarity Based on Alignment between Word Embeddings. The 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016): Poster presentation.
    • Yasunobu Asakura, Masatsugu Hangyo and Mamoru Komachi. Disaster Analysis using User-Generated Weather Report. The 2nd Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text.
    • Takayuki Sato, Jun Harashima and Mamoru Komachi. Japanese-English Machine Translation of Recipe Texts. The 3rd Workshop on Asian Translation (WAT): Scientific papers (refereed).
    • Shin Kanouchi, Katsuhito Sudoh and Mamoru Komachi. Neural Reordering Model Considering Phrase Translation and Word Alignment for Phrase-based Translation. The 3rd Workshop on Asian Translation (WAT): Scientific papers (refereed).
    • Hayahide Yamagishi, Shin Kanouchi, Takayuki Sato and Mamoru Komachi. Controlling Voice in Japanese to English Neural Machine Translation. The 3rd Workshop on Asian Translation (WAT): System description papers (non-refereed).
  • 2016/05/27 Our paper has been accepted at ACL 2016 Student Research Workshop.
    • Tomonori Kodaira, Tomoyuki Kajiwara and Mamoru Komachi. Controlled and Balanced Dataset for Japanese Lexical Simplification. ACL SRW 2016.
  • 2016/04/04 New members joined our lab!
    • PhD student: Erika Ochiai (part-time)
    • Masters students: Masahiro Kaneko and Gaku Kuriu
    • Undergraduates: Yukio Matsumura, Tomoya Ogata, Hiraku Omori, Ayaha Osaki and Hayahide Yamagishi
    • Research student: Aizhan Imankulova (MEXT scholarship student)
  • 2016/03/10 One of our lab members (Ai Hirata) was awarded the Young Researcher Award of the 22th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing. Congratulations!
  • 2016/02/01 Our paper about gamification is accepted as poster (demo) at LREC.
    • Ryuichi Tachibana and Mamoru Komachi. Extraction of English Spelling Errors using a Word Typing Game. In Proceedings of The 10th Edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC). Portorož, Slovenia, May 2016. (to appear)