Noriko Kando

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Name
Noriko Kando
Affiliation
National Institute of Informatics
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D (Library and Information Science)
Other affiliation
Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)

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Noriko Kando is a professor in the Information-society Research Division of the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan, and has been co-appointed as a professor in the Department of Informatics at the Graduate University of Advanced Studies, Japan. She initiated NTCIR(http://research.nii.ac.jp/ntcir/index-en.html), an evaluation of information-access technologies, such as information retrieval, summarization, question answering, and text mining, using East Asian languages and English documents, and has been a main designer of various tasks including cross-lingual IR, patent retrieval, opinion analysis, complex question answering, community QA, geo-time search which have attracted international participation. She has been involved in various projects on interactive information access, such as Cognitive Research on Exploratory Search (CRES), Multifaceted Exploratory on Web (MEW), Interacting with Cultural Heritage Digital Archives for Discovery Learning (CEAX), Gaze-driven Interactive Image Search (GLAISE) and Search as Learning (SAL). She received her Ph.D. from Keio University in Library and Information Science in 1995 and has been teaching and conducting research at NII since 1994. She has had more than 200 of her refereed scientific articles published in journals and by international conferences, and has been an invited speaker at many international conferences and workshops.
She is an Asian representative for the ACM-SIGIR Executive Committee from 2003 to 2007, a Program Co-Chair of ACM-SIGIR 2007 and a general co-chair of ACM-SIGIR 2017 Tokyo. She is an Associate Editor of ACM Transaction for Asian Language Information Processing from 2000 to 2007 and for Information Processing and Management (Elsevier) from 2007 to 2013. She is on Scientific Board for Information Retrieval Facility since 2008 to 2012, and on the Board of Trustee for Association of Natural Language Processing in Japan from 1998 to 2002 and from 2011 to 2015.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2006
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Today
Professor, National Institute of Informatics, Information-Society Research Division
 
Feb 2004
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Today
Professor, Department of Informatics, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
 
Jan 2004
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Mar 2006
Professor, National Institute of Informatics, Software Research Division
 
Apr 2002
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Jan 2004
Associate Professor, Department of Informatics, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
 
Apr 2000
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Dec 2003
Associate Professor, National Institute of Informatics, Human and Social Information Research Division
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2016
Who are the Growth Users? : Analyzing and Predicting Intended Twitter User Growth, Best Paper Award, The 18th Intl Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2016),
Winner: Yamamoto, S., Wakabayashi, K. Kando, N. and Satoh, T
 
Jul 2016
Best Paper Award, DICOMO 2016
Winner: Shuhei Yamamoto, Tetsuji Satoh, Noriko Kando
 
Jun 2015
Multifacet comparative analysis of newspaper articles from different countries - Analysis based on Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) -, Incentive Award, The Japan Society for Artifical Intelligence (JSAI)
Winner: Masaharu Yoshioka, Noriko Kando
 
Aug 2014
IIiX Champion Award, The 5th ACM International Symposium on Information Interaction in Context (IIiX 2014)
 
Dec 2012
The Reusability of a Diversified Search Test Collection, Best Paper Award, The 8th Asian Information Retrieval Societies Conference (AIRS 2012)
Winner: Sakai, T., Dou, Z., Song, R. and Kando, N.
 

Published Papers

 
Twitter User Growth Analysis based on Diversities in Posting Activities
Shuhei Yamamoto, Yuri Nozaki, Kei Wakabayashi, Noriko Kando and Tetsuji Satoh
International Journal of Web Information Systems   17 Acceted,-To Appear   May 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Task Complexity and Difficulty in Music Information Retrieval
Xiao Hu, Noriko Kando
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology   Accepted, to appear    Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
Web Intelligence and Agent Systems: An International Journal   15(1) 55-65   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Jiaqi Li, Chen Zhao, Youchao Lin, Mizuho Baba, Tian Nie, Takehito Utsuro, Yasuhide Kawada, and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (IMCOM '17). ACM   article 43 1-8   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Chen Zhao, Jiaqi Li, Tian Nie, Yi Ding, Linghan Xu, Takehito Utsuro, Yasuhide Kawada, and Noriko Kando.
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (IMCOM '17), ACM, Bepppu   Article 25 1-8   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Shuhei Yamamoto, Kei Wakabayashi, Noriko Kando, and Tetsuji Satoh.
Proceedings of the 18th Intl Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2016) Singapore, Nov. 2016   2016 66-73   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
[Best Paper Award]
Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, and Tetsuji Satoh:
Proceedings of 8th International Conference, SocInfo 2016, Part I, (LNCS 10046), Bellevue, WA, USA   8 138-151   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Takayasu Fushimi, Tetsuji Satoh, Kazumi Saito, Kazuhiro Kazama, and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of 8th International Conference, SocInfo 2016, Part II, (LNCS 10047), Bellevue, WA, USA   8 40-54   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Tweets activity changes that focuse on Reply user network
Hiroshi Tsuge, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of the IPSJ DICOMO 2016 Symporium   1656-1662   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Recipe Selection Model of User based on Cooking History
Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of the IPSJ DICOMO 2016 Symporium   946-953   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Implementation evaluation of Demand extraction technique from Twitter
Takahide Kawashima, Tetsuji Satoh, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the IPSJ DICOMO 2016 Symporium   38-43   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of the 24th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (ACM-UMAP 2016)   24 51-52   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
International Journal of Web Information Systems   12(3) 292-311   May 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Masaharu Yoshioka, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Recent Trends in News Information Retrieval co-located with 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2016), Padua, Italy, March 20, 2016.   1 1-6   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
BUTE: Bursty Users Tagging Method Estimated by Time Series Data
Shuhei Yamamoto, Kei Wakabayashi, Noriko Kando, and Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2015) , Dec. 11-13, 2015   (to appear) 1-9   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
LAIM: Life Aspect Inference Method based on Probability Distribution for Real Life Tweets
Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, and Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI2015), Singapore, Dec. 6-9 2015   (to appear) 1-8   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Fusion of Heterogeneous Information in Graph-Based Ranking for Query-Biased Summarization
Kotaro Sakamoto, Hideyuki Shibuki, Tatsunori Mori and Noriko Kando
SIGIR 20Proceedings of the SIGIR 2015 Workshop on Graph Search and Beyond   19-22   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Re-ranking answer candidates based on exhaustiveness of variety of answer viewpoints in non-factoid QA
Kotaro Sakamoto, Keiichi Nagao, Hayato Kobayashi, Hideyuki Shibuki, Tatsunori Mori and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the SIGIR 2015 Workshop on Web Question Answering: Beyond Factoids   1-4   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
User Tagging Method based on Burst Time Series (Awarded "Young Researcher Award")
Shuhei Yamamoto, Kei Wakabayashi, Noriko Kando and Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of the IPSJ DICOMO 2015 Symporium   6G-2 1328-1334   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Recomendation Method of "Listener Users" for Activating Twitter Communities
Hiroshi Tsuge, Noriko Kando and Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of the IPSJ DICOMO 2015 Symporium   6G-1 1321-1327   Jul 2015   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Chapter 3: Patent Related Tasks at NTCIR, In Current Challenges in Patent Information Retrieval, 2nd ed
Chapter 3: Patent Related Tasks at NTCIR, In Current Challenges in Patent Information Retrieval, 2nd ed (Part:Joint Work, pp. 77-111)
pp. 77-111   Mar 2017   
Current Challenges in Patent Information Retrieval, 2nd ed (Information Retrieval Series
Mihai Lupu, Katja Mayer, Noriko Kando, TAnthony J. Trippe (Eds.) (Part:Editor)
Springer   Mar 2017   ISBN:978-3-662-53817-3
eBook ISBN: 978-3-662-53817-3
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-53817-3
Hard CoverISBN: 978-3-662-53816-6
Series ISSN: 1387-5264
Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Search as Learning (SAL 2016), co-located with the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, SIGIR 2016, Pisa, (CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1647)
Jacek Gwizdka, Preben Hansen, Claudia Hauff, Jiyin He, Noriko Kando (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor)
CEUR-WS.org   Jul 2016   
Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, June 7-10, 2016 Tokyo
Noriko Kando, Kazuaki Kishida, Makoto P. Kato, Shuhei Yamamoto (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor)
National Institute of Informatics   Jun 2016   ISBN:978-4-86049-071-3
Social Media for Government Services (Edited by Surya Nepal, Cécile Paris, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos)
Takehito Utsuro, Yusuke Inoue, Takakazu Imada, Masaharu Yoshioka, Noriko Kando (Part:Contributor, A Chapter on "Detecting Bursty Topics of Correlated News and Twitter for Government Services")
Springer   Nov 2015   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Panel Discussion [Invited]
Robert Capra, Gwen Frishkoff, Noriko Kando, Soo Young Rieh, Daniel Russell, Christa Womser-Hacker
Dagstuhl Seminar 17092: Search as Learning   28 Feb 2017   
Creating Future Values in Information Access Research Through NTCIR (Keynote) [Invited]
Noriko Kando
The 23rd International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM 2017), Reykjavík, Iceland   6 Jan 2017   
Challenges in QA for University Entrance Exam at NTCIR QA-Lab (Keynote) [Invited]
Noriko Kando
Open Knowledge Base and Question Answering Workshop at COLING 2016,   11 Dec 2016   
Roles of Knowledge Organization Systems in Interactive Information Retrieval (Joint Opening Keynote) [Invited]
Noriko Kando
The 18th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL 2016) Workshops   9 Dec 2016   
What is Happening at NTCIR [Invited]
Noriko Kando
The Twenty-Fifth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2016)   16 Nov 2016   
How People Search Information : Understanding Exploratory Search Process and Supporting Users - Something between Users and Information [Invited]
Noriko Kando
The 2nd RSL Workshop   12 Nov 2016   
Roles of Knowledge Organization Systems in Interactive Image Retrieval (Keynote) [Invited]
Noriko Kando
Network Knowledge Ornization Systems (NKOS 2016), Copenhagen   15 Oct 2016   
What is Happening at NTCIR [Invited]
Noriko Kando, Charles L.A. Clarke, Makoto P. Kato, Yiqun Liu, Tetsuya Sakai
CLEF 2016 : Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum Information Access Evaluation Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction   8 Sep 2016   
How People Search Information : Understanding Exploratory Search Process and Supporting Users - Linking Users and Information [Invited]
Noriko Kando
Summer Symposium Series: Graduate School for Creative Cities, Osaka City University   8 Jul 2016   
How People Search Information : Understanding Exploratory Search Process and Supporting Users - Between Users and Information
Noriko Kando
NII Open House "Kenkyu 100 Renpatsu", 100 Research Snapshots   28 May 2016   

Misc

 
Collecting Know-How Sites based on the Topic Distribution per Site
Jiaqi LI, ChenZHAO, Youchao LIN, Mizuho BABA, Takehito UTSURO, Yasuhide KAWADA, and Noriko KANDO
Proceedings of the 9th Data Engineering and Information Management Forum (DEIM 2017)   9 D3-4   Mar 2017
Identifying Web Pages with Major Contents based on Search Engine Suggests and Topic Modeling
Chen Zhao, Yi Ding, Tian Nie, Jiaqi Li, Takehito Utsuro, Yasuhide Kawada, and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the 9th Data Engineering and Information Management Forum (DEIM 2017)   9 C3-1   Mar 2017
Non-Desginated Phrase Generation to Answering World History Essay Questions for University Entrance Exams
Kotaro Sakamoto, Yujie Lu, Yuta Fukuhara, Hideyuki Shibuki, Madoka Ishioroshi, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the 23nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing (NLP 2017)   23(P12-7) 651-654   Mar 2017
Using Geo-Time Information for Automatic Evaluation of World History Essays
Hideyuki Shibuki, Akira Fujita, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Yoshinobu Kano, Teruko Mitamura, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the 23nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing (NLP 2017)   23 P9-1   Mar 2017
Makoto P. Kato, Kazuaki Kishida, Noriko Kando, Tetsuya Saka, and Mark Sanderson
SIGIR Forum   50(2) 18-27   Feb 2017
Jacek Gwizdka, Preben Hansen, Claudia Hauff, Jiyin He, Noriko Kando:
Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '16). ACM   39 1249-1250   Jul 2016
Noriko Kando, Tetsuya Sakai, Mark Sanderson
Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluati on of Information Access Technologies, June 7-10, 2016 Tokyo Japan (ISBN 978-4-86049-071-3   12 i-ii   Jun 2016
Nicola Ferro, Norbert Fuhr, Kalervo Järvelin, Noriko Kando, Matthias Lippold, Justin Zobel
SIGIR Forum   50(1) 68-62   Jun 2016
Hidetsugu Nanba, Tetsuya Sakai, Noriko Kando, Atsushi Keyaki, Koji Eguchi, Kenji Hatano, Toshiyuki Shimizu, Yu Hirate and Atsushi Fujii
Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluati on of Information Access Technologies, June 7-10, 2016 Tokyo Japan (ISBN 978-4-86049-071-3   12 27-30   Jun 2016
Hideyuki Shibuki, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Akira Fujita, Yoshinobu Kano, Teruko Mitamura, Tatsunori Mori and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference on Evaluati on of Information Access Technologies, June 7-10, 2016 Tokyo Japan (ISBN 978-4-86049-071-3)   12 392-408   Jun 2016

Works

 
PATENT "Equipment, Method and Program for Information Object Retrieval,"[JPO 4324650] [Granted in April 2009]
Noriko Kando, Terukazu Kanazawa   The Others   Apr 2009