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

 
Investigating Result Usefulness in Mobile Search
Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Noriko Kando, Cheng Luo, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma
Proceedings of The 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2018)   40 to appear   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
A Two-Stage Model for User’s Examination Behavior in Mobile Search
Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Noriko Kando, Zexue He, Min Zhang and Shaoping Ma
Proceedings of The third ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR 2018)   3 to appear   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Dynamic Visualization of Citation Networks and Detection of Influential Node Addition, Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Complex Networks
Takayasu Fushimi, Tetsuji Satoh, and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Complex Networks (CompleNet 2018), Boston (Mar. 5 - 8, 2018).   2018 To appear   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Automatic Evaluation of World History Essay Using Chronological and Geographical Measures
Kotaro Sakamoto, Hideyuki Shibuki, Madoka Ishioroshi, Akira Fujita, Yoshinobu Kano, Teruko Mitamura, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Evaluating Information Access (EVIA 2017)   8 20-23   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Structural Analysis of Procedural Texts for Generating Flow Graphs
Shihono Karikome, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
Proceedings of 19th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2017) Salzburg, (Dec. 4 - 6, 2017)   19    Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Chronological and Geographical Measures for Evaluation of World History Essay QA in University Entrance Exams
Hideyuki Shibuki, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Akira Fujita, Yoshinobu Kano, Teruko Mitamura, Tatsunori Mori and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of Open Knowledge Base and Question Answering Workshop at SIGIR 2017 (OKBQA 2017)   2017    Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Kikiyaku: Special Role Users Activating Community on Twitter
Hiroshi Tsuge, Tetsuji Satoh, Takayasu Fusimi, Noriko Kando
Journal of Infosocionomics Society   12(1) 53-62   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Task Complexity and Difficulty in Music Information Retrieval
Xiao Hu, Noriko Kando
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology   68(7) 1711-1723   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
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   13(4) 370-386   May 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
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   10046 LNCS 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   10047 LNCS 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)   297-298   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Shuhei Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
International Journal of Web Information Systems   12(3) 292-311   May 2016   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

 
Proceedings of the 13th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, December 5-8, 2017 Tokyo Japan
Noriko Kando, Sumio Fujita, Makoto P. Kato, Tomohiro Manabe (Eds)
National Institute of Informatics   Dec 2017   ISBN:978-4-86049-075-1
Proceedings of the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 7-11, 2017
Noriko Kando, Tetsuya Sakai, Hideo Joho, Hang Li, Arjen P. de Vries, Ryen W. White (Eds.)
ACM   Aug 2017   
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   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Expanding the Horizons of Evaluation (Panel Discussion) [Invited] [Invited]
Lorraine Goeuriot, Benoit Huet, Noriko Kando, Paolo Rosso, Ian Soboroff.
MediaEval 2017 Workshop, Sept. 13-15, 2017, Dublin, Ireland.   14 Sep 2017   
What is Happening at NTCIR: NTCIR-13 and perspective [Invited]
Noriko Kando, Makoto P. Kato, Yiqun Liu
CLEF 2017 : Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum : Information Access Evaluation Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction. Sept. 11-14, 2017, Dublin, Ireland.   11 Sep 2017   
Joint Panel Discussion [Invited]
Hannah Bast, Noriko Kando, Jaap Kamps, Edgar Meij, Bogdan Arsintescu, David Carmel
SIGIR 2017 Workshops on Knowledge Graph for Information Retrieval (KG4IR) and Open Knowledge Base and Question Answering (OKBQA)   11 Aug 2017   
Diversity and Inclusion
Noriko Kando
Diversity & Inclusion Luncheon, ACM SIGIR 2017   9 Aug 2017   
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   
Expert Panel [Invited]
Jacek Gwizdka, Noriko Kando, Diane kelly
ACM CHIIR2016 Workshop on System and User Centered Evaluation Approaches in Interactive Information Retrieval (SAUCE 2016)   19 Mar 2016   
How Users Search Information? : Understanding and Supporting Users During Exploratory Information Acess Process [Invited]
Noriko Kando
Information Access Workshop 2015   21 Nov 2015   
QA-Lab at NTCIR: Challenges towards Real-World Complex QA: Lessons from NTCIR QA Lab on Entrance Exams and Its Future Perspective [Invited]
Noriko Kando Hideyuki Shibuki, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Teruko Mitamura, Akira Fujita, Yoshionobu Kano, Tatsunori Mori
The sixth Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum: Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality and Interaction (CLEF 2015)   9 Sep 2015   
What it Happening at NTCIR-12 [Invited]
Noriko Kando, Makoto P. Kato, Kazuaki Kishida
The sixth Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum: Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality and Interaction (CLEF 2015)   8 Sep 2015   
SIGIR 2017 Tokyo [Invited]
Noriko Kando, Tetsuya Sakai, Hideo Joho
he 38th ACM International SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2015) : Business meeting   10 Aug 2015   
How Users Search Information: Towards Understanding the Exploratory Search Process and Supporting Users in the Process [Invited]
Noriko Kando
Seminar at Knowledge Base Lab at Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University   29 Jun 2015   

Misc

 
Deep Learning Method to Extract Implicit Keywords for Historical Essay Questions
Yuanzhi Ke, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Hideyuki SHibuki, Masafumi Hagiwara, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of NLP 2018   to appear   Mar 2018
Case Analysis of NTCIR-13 QA Lab Complex Essay Question Answering
Hideyoshi Shibuki, Kotarou Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Yoshinobu Kano, Teruko Mitamura, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of NLP 2018   to appear   Mar 2018
Sound-Effect Data Retrieval in Virtual Reality Environment
Katsuro Takahashi, Hiroaki Ohshima, Noriko Kando
Proceedings of DEIM Forum 2018   to appear   Mar 2018
Effectiveness of the Fubeneki (inconvenience) on Review Sites
Hiroaki Ohshima, Yusuke Yamamoto, Takehiro Yamamoto, Makoto P. Kato, Noriko Kando, Hiroshi Kawakami
Proceedings of DEIM Forum 2018   to appear   Mar 2018
Forst: Question Answering System for Second-stage Examinations at NTCIR-13 QA Lab-3 Task
Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Yuta Fukuhara, Akihiro Iizuka, Hideyuki Shibuki, Tatsunori Mori and Noriko Kando [Pdf] [Poster] [Slides] [Abstract]
Proceedings of the 13th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, December 5-8, 2017 Tokyo Japan   13 190-193   Dec 2017
Overview of the NTCIR-13 QA Lab-3 Task
Hideyuki Shibuki, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Yoshinobu Kano, Teruko Mitamura, Tatsunori Mori and Noriko Kando
Proceedings of the 13th NTCIR Conference on Evaluation of Information Access Technologies, December 5-8, 2017 Tokyo Japan   13 112-128   Dec 2017
Term Question Answering System using the Question Types for World History
Madoka Ishioroshi, Kotaro Sakamoto, Hidoyuki Shibuki, Yuta Fukuhara, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko Kando
東ロボ文系拡大研究会      Oct 2017
On Complex Essay Question Answering System on World History
Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishiorososhi, Hideyoshi Shibuki, Yuta Fukuhara, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko KandoNoriko Kando
東ロボ文系拡大研究会      Oct 2017
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

Works

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