Hitoshi Okada is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan. He got his Bachelor of Public Law (LLB) and Bachelor of Private Law (LLB) from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He completed his MA at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) at Osaka University, Japan. He got his Ph.D. in International Public Policy from Osaka University, Japan. His current research topic is law and economics of e-money and e-commerce. He published a book titled ‘Understanding E-Money (in Japanese)’ from the Nikkei Newspaper Publisher in Japan. He is a co-organizer of the Workshop of IT-enabled Service (ITeS) at the Symposium of IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT). He is also a secretary of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) Japan Chapter. He was selected as a Member of the Committee for Convergence of Communications and Broadcasting at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) Japan, a Member of the Information Frontier Research Committee at MIC in Japan, and a Member of the Information Exploration Era Research Committee at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Japan. He is a Special Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Information and Communications Policy (IICP) at MIC, Japan. He has got a prize from Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) for his contribution for e-learning education development. Recently he was selected as a recipient of an Honorable Mention in the social science division of The DOCOMO Mobile Science Prize from The Mobile Communication Fund (MCF), Japan.
[Lecturer] Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Institute for Information Industry (III), Magenta Global (Singapore) The 6th 5G International Summit 2015: Future Vision & Game Changer (Taipei, Taiwan) 21 Sep 2015 - 22 Sep 2015
[Demonstrator] National Institute of Informatics NII Open House 2015 (NII Open House) 12 Jun 2015 - 13 Jun 2015
Bitcoin is a decentralized virtual currency which circulates the world though the internet, however, it is not so much accepted in the real shops. In order to promote the use of virtual currency in real, colored coin technology sets the virtual is...
Tetsuro Kobayashi, Hitoshi Okada (Part:Contributor, Chapter 2, The Effects of Similarities to Previous Buyers on Trust and Intention to Buy from E-Commerce Stores: An Experimental Study Based on the SVS Model)
Kishor Vaidya (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Chapter 15: Kanokwan Atchariyachanvanich, Hitoshi Okada, Shiro Uesugi, The Technology Acceptance Model: A “Localized” Version to Predict Purchasing Behavior in Internet Shopping)
Yoshiki Yamagata and Hiroshi Maruyama Edit., Roberto Legaspi, Rungsiman Narararatwong, Nagul Cooharojananone, Hitoshi Okada and Hiroshi Maruyama (Part:Contributor, Chapter 6 Perception-based Resilience: Accounting for Human Perception in Resilience Thinking With Its Theoretic and Model Bases)
Springer 2016 ISBN:978-3-319-39810-5
This book is on urban resilience – how to design and operate cities that can withstand major threats such as natural disasters and economic downturns and how to recover from them. It is a collection of latest research results from two separate but...
Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2011 International Conference on 647-649 Jul 2011
This study examined private information transmissions on CGM/UGM websites from the perspective of the Japanese sense of information privacy. The characteristics of Japanese private information transmission on the CGM are described and discussed.
IEICE Transaction E99-D(1) 111-119 Jan 2016 [Refereed]
The sense of presence, that is, the sense of the website being psychologically transported to the consumer, has been identified as an important factor for bringing back the feeling of sociability and physicality that is lost in online shopping. Pr...
International Journal of Business Information Systems (IJBIS) volume 7(issue 3) 341-364 Mar 2011 [Refereed]
This paper proposes a structural model founded on enterprise architecture (EA) for firms listed on the Japanese stock market. The model examined whether firms with an EA effort had an advantage compared to firms without an EA effort. The advantage...
E-business and Telecommunications, Communications in Computer and Information Science 23 98-109 Nov 2008 [Refereed]
This paper presents the results from a study conducted on the effect of differing factors on a customer's attitude towards using Internet shopping in Japan. The research model used was an extended version of the consumers' acceptance of virtual st...
Kanokwan Atchariyachanvanich, Hitoshi Okada, and Noboru Sonehara
Journal of Service Science and Management Volume.1(No.1) 101-110 May 2008 [Refereed]
Since keeping the customer purchasing a product/service is essential to maintaining the profitability of any business,
the continuance of purchasing through the Internet is vital to online business. This study is one of the few attempts to