Makoto Kanazawa

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Makoto Kanazawa
Hosei University
Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Advanced Sciences
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Ph.D.(Stanford University)
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Research Areas


Published Papers

Makoto Kanazawa
Journal of Logic, Language and Information   27(4) 295-312   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Makoto Kanazawa and Ryo Yoshinaka
Lecture Notes in Computer Science   10168 77-88   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Makoto Kanazawa
NII Technical Report   2016-006E    Jul 2016
There is a language that has a context-free grammar satisfying the weak variants of the finite context and kernel properties but has no context-free grammar satisfying the strong variant of either of these properties.
Makoto Kanazawa
IfCoLog Journal of Logics and Their Applications   4(4) 1103-1211   May 2017   [Refereed]
Distributional learning of some nonlinear tree grammars
Alexander Clark, Makoto Kanazawa, Gregory M. Kobele, and Ryo Yoshinaka
Fundamenta Informaticae   164(4) 339-377   Sep 2016   [Refereed]


Review of Michael R. Brent, ed., Computational Approaches to Language Acquisition
Makoto Kanazawa
Journal of Logic, Language and Information   13(3) 377-378   Jul 2004

Books etc

JFAK: Essays Dedicated to Johan van Benthem on the Occasion of His 50th Birthday
Jelle Gerbrandy, Maarten Marx, Maarten de Rijke, and Yde Venema, editors (Part:Contributor, Lambek calculus: Recognizing power and complexity)
Vossiuspers, Amsterdam University Press, CD-ROM   Aug 1999   
Learnable Classes of Categorial Grammars
Makoto Kanazawa
Stanford, California: CSLI Publications   Mar 1998   
Dynamics, Polarity, and Quantification
Makoto Kanazawa and Christopher Pinon, editors (Part:Contributor, Dynamic generalized quantifiers and monotonicity)
Stanford, California: CSLI Publications   Sep 1994   

Conference Activities & Talks

What was wrong with the Chomsky hierarchy? [Invited]
Makoto Kanazawa
The 25th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar   30 Jun 2018   
The Strong, Weak, and Very Weak Finite Context and Kernel Properties
Makoto Kanazawa
LATA 2017: Language and Automata Theory and Applications   6 Mar 2017   
Ogden's lemma, multiple context-free grammars, and the control language hierarchy
Makoto Kanazawa
10th International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications   16 Mar 2016   
Syntactic features for regular constraints and an approximation of directional slashes in abstract categorial grammars
Makoto Kanazawa
Empirical Advances in Categorial Grammars (CG 2015)   13 Aug 2015   
Distributional learning and context/substructure enumerability in nonlinear tree grammars
Makoto Kanazawa
The 20th Conference on Formal Grammar   8 Aug 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Makoto Kanazawa
日本学術振興会: 科学研究費助成事業(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Makoto Kanazawa
文部科学省: 科学研究費補助金(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): 金沢誠
Algorithms for Learning Word Meanings Based on Typed Lambda Calculus
Kayamori Foundation of Informational Science Advancement: Kayamori Foundation of Informational Science Advancement Research Grant
Project Year: 2002 - 2004    Investigator(s): Makoto Kanazawa

Social Contribution

Epistemic Logic
[Lecturer]  Toyama High School  SSH Mathematics Special Lecture  11 Jan 2014 - 11 Jan 2014