Yuichiro Kobayashi

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Name
Yuichiro Kobayashi
E-mail
kobayashi.yuuichirounihon-u.ac.jp
URL
http://www.geocities.jp/langstat/
Affiliation
Nihon University
Section
College of Industrial Technology, Department of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences
Degree
Ph.D(University of Osaka)
Other affiliation
Ritsumeikan University
Research funding number
00725666
Twitter ID
langstat

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My research interests are in text mining, corpus linguistics, stylometry, natural language processing, machine learning, and digital humanities.

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Mar 2017
Assistant professor, Department of Media and Communications, Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University
 
Apr 2012
 - 
Mar 2015
Research fellow (PD), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Apr 2010
 - 
Mar 2012
Research fellow (DC2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
Apr 2009
 - 
Mar 2012
Graduate School of Language and Culture, University of Osaka
 
Apr 2002
 - 
Mar 2007
Department of English, Graduate School of Humanities, Hosei University
 
Apr 1998
 - 
Mar 2002
Department of English, Faculty of Letters, Hosei University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jul 2010
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Bursary Award, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
 

Published Papers

 
Developmental patterns of metadiscourse in second language writing
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics   21(1) 41-54   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Investigating the chronological variation of popular song lyrics through lexical indices
Yuichiro Kobayashi, Misaki Amagasa, & Takafumi Suzuki
Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities   2(1) 90-107   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
A corpus-based approach to the register awareness of Asian learners of English
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Mariko Abe
Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics   20(2) 1-17   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Heat map with hierarchical clustering: Multivariate visualization method for corpus-based language studies
Yuichiro Kobayashi
NINJAL Research Papers   11 26-36   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Investigating metadiscourse markers in Asian Englishes: A corpus-based approach
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Language in Focus: International Journal of Studies in Applied Linguistics and ELT   2(1) 19-35   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Automated scoring of L2 spoken English with random forests
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Mariko Abe
Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics   20(1) 55-73   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Computer-aided error analysis of L2 spoken English: A data mining approach
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Proceedings of the Conference on Language and Technology 2014   127-134   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
A machine learning approach to the effects of writing task prompts
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Mariko Abe
Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World   2 163-175   May 2014   [Refereed]
Comparing graded readers and authorized English language textbooks in junior and senior high schools: From the viewpoint of vocabulary and readability
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Kenji Kitao
Journal of Culture and Information Science   5 1-14   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Profiling metadiscourse markers in native and non-native English
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Lexicon   39 1-17   Jul 2009   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Twenty years of learner corpus research: Looking back, moving ahead
Sylviane Granger, Gaëtanelle Gilquin, Fanny Meunier (Eds.) (Part:Joint Work, Analyzing developmental patterns of vocabulary used by Japanese EFL learners: A comparison of spoken and written learner corpora (pp. 277-287))
Presses universitaires de Louvain   Jun 2013   ISBN:9782875581990

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Automated speech scoring: A text classification approach
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies 2017   10 Aug 2017   
Developmental patterns of metadiscourse in second language writing
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Corpus Linguistics 2017   26 Jul 2017   
Variation across L2 speech and writing: A multidimensional study
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Akira Murakami
Language in Focus 2017   2 Mar 2017   
Contrastive analysis of L2 speech and writing: A multi-dimensional approach
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Akira Murakami
Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference 2016   23 Oct 2016   
Investigating the chronological variation of lyrics of popular songs through lexical indices
Yuichiro Kobayashi, Misaki Amagasa, & Takafumi Suzuki
International Quantitative Linguistics Conference 2016   26 Aug 2016   
A contrastive rhetoric analysis of metadiscourse markers in second language writing
Yuichiro Kobayashi
The 19th Joint Workshop on Linguistics and Language Processing   12 Dec 2015   
Comparing native and non-native English through significance tests and effects sizes
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics 2015   5 Dec 2015   
Investigating metadiscourse markers in Asian Englishes: A corpus-based approach
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Symposium on Second Language Writing 2015   19 Nov 2015   
A corpus-based contrastive analysis of L2 metadiscourse
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Language in Focus 2015   6 Mar 2015   
Computer-aided error analysis of L2 spoken English: A data mining approach
Yuichiro Kobayashi
5th Conference on Language and Technology   14 Nov 2014   
The similarity and difference between human scoring and automated scoring
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Mariko Abe
Applied Linguistics Association of Korea 2014   27 Sep 2014   
Exploring error patterns in L2 spoken English with data mining techniques
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics 2014   17 Aug 2014   
How do L1 and proficiency level influence L2 written production?
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Mariko Abe
TaLC 11   22 Jul 2014   
A machine learning approach to the effects of writing task prompts
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Mariko Abe
Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World 2014   31 May 2014   
Identifying discipline-specific expressions based on institutional repository
Yuichiro Kobayashi, Shosaku Tanaka, Yoichi Tomiura, Yoshinori Miyazaki & Michio Tokumi
Digital Humanities Australasia 2014   19 Mar 2014   
Automated scoring of L2 spoken English
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Mariko Abe
Second Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference   7 Mar 2014   
Identification of linguistic features for predicting L2 proficiency levels using Coh-Metrix and machine learning
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Toshiyuki Kanamaru
Corpus Linguistics 2013   25 Jul 2013   
Predicting the proficiency levels of language learners using random forests
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Toshiyuki Kanamaru
5th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics   14 Mar 2013   
A multivariate approach to metadiscourse markers in native and non-native English
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Korean Association for Corpus Linguistics 2012   Dec 2012   
Syntax and discourse in good and poor scientific articles
Yuichiro Kobayashi & Shosaku Tanaka
TaLC 10   Jul 2012   
Analyzing developmental patterns of vocabulary used by Japanese EFL learners: A comparison of spoken and written learner corpora
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Learner Corpus Research 2011   Sep 2011   
A corpus-based approach to the unnaturalness of non-native metadiscourse
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Corpus Linguistics 2011   Jul 2011   
A multivariate approach to the word-class distribution in L2 spoken English
Yuichiro Kobayashi
ICAME 32   Jun 2011   
Authorship attribution of Japanese texts using supervised and unsupervised classifications [Invited]
Yuichiro Kobayashi
Collaborative Research Workshop: New Methods in Textual Analysis and Text Mining   Sep 2010   
Investigating stylistic variation in Japanese novelists through multivariate analysis of punctuation use [Invited]
Yuichiro Kobayashi
2010 Osaka Workshop on Digital Humanities   Mar 2010   
Classifying language data: An introduction to Japanese text mining [Invited]
Yuichiro Kobayashi
2009 Tokyo Workshop on Digital Humanities   Mar 2009