Noriko Arai received her doctoral degree in science from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1998.
Her research interests are mathematical logic, math education and computer supported collaborative learning, and she has been serving as program committee members in many international conferences in these research areas.
As the director of the center of Research Center for Community Knowledge at National Institute of Informatics (Japan), she is leading the two projects, Netcommons Project and Researchmap Project.
NetCommons is the most popular content management system used in Japanese schools. More than 2,500 schools are now using NetCommons as their homepages or groupwares.
Journal of Information Processing and Management 54(9) 533-544 2011
A new online research service “ReaD&Researchmap” was officially launched in November 2011 as a result of full integration of the “ReaD”, Directory Database of Research and Development Activities provided by the Japan Science and Technology Agency ...
Recently, in order to promote logical thinking abilities of learners, learning methods using electronic bulletin boards in learning communities are studied. In 2002, we showed that such abilities can be promoted by writing own thoughts and opinion...
[Media coverage cooperation] The New York Times (Asia, Pacific, International Education) 29 Dec 2013
Can AI robot pass Todai entrance examination?
[Informant] 読売新聞海外版 3 Nov 2013
Aiming to develop an artificial intelligence robot smart enough to pass a University of Tokyo entrance exam, a group of researchers has been working on a project to find out its standard score and ascertain its chances of entering the nation’s top...