Profile Information

Affiliation
Professor, National Institute of Informatics
Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
Degree
Ph.D (Library and Information Science)

Researcher number
80270445
J-GLOBAL ID
201101060436690559
researchmap Member ID
B000000120

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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),  Search as Learning (SAL) and Exploratory search Considering the User's Situation (ESCUS).. 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 ACM CHIIR 2021, and a general co-chair of ACM-SIGIR 2017 Tokyo and ACM ICMR 2020 Dublin, virtual event.. 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 the SIGIR Academy Selection Board since 2022 to 2023, on the 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. She has a honor to be selected in the ACM SIGIR Academy.


Awards

  18

Papers

  233
  • Masaharu Yoshioka, Norihiko Tatsunami, Masahiko Itoh, Noriko Kando, James Allan
    Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on News Recommendation and Analytics (INRA 2021), Sept 28, 2021, Amsterdam, virtual event, conjunction with ACM RecSys 2021, accepted-to appear, Sep, 2021  Peer-reviewed
  • Yoshiyuki Shoji, Kenro Aihara, Noriko Kando, Yuta Nakashma, Hiroaki Ohshima, Shio Takidaira, Masaki Ueta, Takehiro Yamamoto, Yusuke Yamamoto
    JCDL 2021: Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in 2021, Urbana-Champaign, IL, virtual event, Sept 27-30, 2021, accepted-to appear, Sep, 2021  Peer-reviewed
  • Bowen Wang, Liangzhi Li, Yuta Nakashima, Takehiro Yamamoto, Hiroaki Ohshima, Yoshiyuki Shoji, Kenro Aihara, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval 2021 (ICMR 2021), Taipei, Taiwan, August 21-24, 2021, 486-490, Aug, 2021  Peer-reviewedLast author
  • Masaki Ueta, Yomoya Hashiguchi, Huu-Long Pham, Yoshiyuki Shoji, Noriko Kando, Yusuke Yamamoto, Takehiro Yamamoto, Hiroaki Ohshima
    Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Evaluating Personalized Information Retrieval, Canberra, March 19, 2021 (held in conjunction with the 6th ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR 2021), March 15-19, 2021), 1-4, Mar, 2021  Peer-reviewed
  • Yoshiyuki Shoji, Kenro Aihara, Martin J. Durst, Noriko Kando, Takuya Nakaya, Hiroaki Ohshima, Takehiro Yamamoto, Yusuke Yamamoto
    Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Evaluating Personalized Information Retrieval, Canberra, March 19, 2021 (held in conjunction with the 6th ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR 2021), March 15-19, 2021), 1-4, Mar, 2021  Peer-reviewed
  • Yoshiyuki Shoji, Hiroaki Ohshima, Noriko Kando, Kenro Aihara, Koichi Shiraishi, Shio Takidaira, Yuta Nakashima, Takehiro Yamamoto, Yusuke Yamamoto, Zehua Yang
    Proceedings of the IPSJ SIG Computers and the Humanities (Jinmon Com 2020), 81-88, Dec, 2020  Peer-reviewed
  • Keiichi Takamaru, Yasutomo Kimura, Hideyuki Shibuki, Hokuto Ototake, Yuzu Uchida, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Teruko Mitamura, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020), pages 2064–2068 Marseille, 11–16 May 2020, 2064-2068, May, 2020  Peer-reviewedLast author
  • Noriko Kando, Hiroaki Ohshima, Kenro Aihara, Yoshiyuki Shoji, Koichi Shiraishi, Takehiro Yamamoto, Yusuke Yamamoto, Zehua Yang
    Proceedings of the IPSJ SIG Computers and the Humanities (Jinmon Com 2019), 2019 127-132, Dec, 2019  Peer-reviewedLead author
  • Yasutomo Kimura, Hideyuki Shibuki, Hokuto Ototake, Yuzu Uchida, Keiichi Takamaru, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Teruko Mitamura, Noriko Kando, Tatsunori Mori, Harumichi Yuasa, Satoshi Sekine, Kentaro Inui
    NII Testbeds and Community for Information Access Research 14th International Conference, NTCIR 2019, Tokyo, Japan, June 10–13, 2019, Revised Selected Papers (LNSC 11960), 122-135, Nov, 2019  Peer-reviewed
  • Xiao Hu, Ying Que, Noriko Kando, Wenwei Lian
    Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR 2019), Delft, Nov. 4-8, 2019, 20 415-422, Nov, 2019  Peer-reviewed
  • Shoji Nagayama, Jotaro Abe, Kosuke Oya, Kotaro Sakamoto, Hideyuki Shibuki, Tatsunori Mori, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop of AI Werewolf and Dialog System at INLG (AIWolfDial2019), Oct, 2019  Peer-reviewedLast author
  • Yasutomo Kimura, Hideyuki Shibuki, Hokuto Ototake, Yuzu Uchida, Keiichi Takamaru, Kotaro Sakamoto, Madoka Ishioroshi, Teruko Mitamura, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of the Workshops on Linguistic and Cognitive Approaches to Dialog Agents (LaCATODA 2019) co-located with 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019) Macao, China, August 12, 2019, 19-23, Aug, 2019  Peer-reviewed
  • Shintaro Okada, Chiharu Hirohana, Kota Kawaguchi, Kosei Soda, Takehito Utsuro, Yasuhide Kawada, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of 2019 KDD Workshop on Deep Learning for Education (DL4Ed), The 25th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2019), Anchorage, Alaska, Aug 4-8, 2019, 25 1-9, Aug, 2019  Peer-reviewedLast author
  • Wen-Bin Han, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of 22019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL2019) Student Research Workshop, 35-42, Jun, 2019  Peer-reviewedLast author
  • Simona Frenda, Noriko Kando, Viviana Patti, Paolo Rosso
    Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Evaluating Information Access (EVIA 2019), a Satellite Workshop of the NTCIR-14 Conference, June 10, 2019 Tokyo, ISBN 978-4-86049-077-5, 9 15-22, Jun, 2019  Peer-reviewed
  • Esben Sørig, Rebecca Fiebrink, Nicolas Collignon, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of the Second Human-Centered Machine Learning Perspectives Workshop (HCML 2019), ACM CHI 2019 Conference, Glasgow, May 4-9, 2019, 2 1-6, May, 2019  Peer-reviewed
  • Esben Sørig, Nicolas Collignon, Rebecca Fiebrink, Noriko Kando
    Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Evaluating Personalized Information Retrieval, Glasgow, March 14, 2019 (held in conjunction with the 4th ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR 2019), March 10-14, 2019), 2 1-4, Mar, 2019  Peer-reviewed
  • Zehua Yang, Yusuke Yamamoto, Takehiro Yamamoto, Noriko Kando, Hiroaki Ohshima
    Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Evaluating Personalized Information Retrieval, Glasgow, March 14, 2019 (held in conjunction with the 4th ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR 2019), March 10-14, 2019), 2 1-4, Mar, 2019  Peer-reviewed
  • Shihono Karikome, Noriko Kando, Tetsuji Satoh
    iiWAS2018 Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services, 360-364, Nov, 2018  Peer-reviewed
  • Frank Hopfgartner, Allan Hanbury, Henning Müller, Ivan Eggel, Krisztian Balog, Torben Brodt, Gordon V. Cormack, Jimmy Lin, Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, Noriko Kando, Makoto P. Kato, Anastasia Krithara, Tim Gollub, Martin Potthast, Evelyne Viegas, Simon Mercer
    ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, 10(4) 15:1-15:32, Oct, 2018  Peer-reviewed

Major Books and Other Publications

  37

Presentations

  130

Misc.

  514

Media Coverage

  1