Sunao Hara

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Name
Sunao Hara
E-mail
haraokayama-u.ac.jp
URL
http://spalab.naist.jp/~hara/
Affiliation
Okayama University
Job title
Assistant professor
Degree
Ph.D (Information science)(Nagoya university)

Profile

He received the B.S., M.S., Ph.D degrees from Nagoya University in 2003, 2005 and 2011, respectively.
He is currently an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology.
His research interests include development and evaluation of spoken dialog in real environments.
He is a member of the Acoustic Society in Japan, Human Interface Society in Japan, and Information Processing Society of Japan.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Sep 2012
 - 
Today
Assistant Professor, Okayama University
 
Nov 2011
 - 
Sep 2012
Assistant Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
 

Published Papers

 
Hiroki Murakami,Sunao Hara,Masanobu Abe,Masaaki Sato,Shogo Minagi
Interspeech 2018, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Hyderabad, India, 2-6 September 2018.   2464-2468   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Kei Tanaka,Sunao Hara,Masanobu Abe,Masaaki Sato,Shogo Minagi
Interspeech 2017, 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2017   3384-3388   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Shota Kobayashi,Masanobu Abe,Sunao Hara
Adjunct Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC 2017, Maui, HI, USA, September 11-15, 2017   113-116   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Shigeki Kamada,Yuji Matsuo,Sunao Hara,Masanobu Abe
Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Recommendations for Location-based Services and Social Networks, LocalRec@SIGSPATIAL 2017, Redondo Beach, CA, USA, November 7-10, 2017   1:1-1:7   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Sunao Hara,Asako Hatakeyama,Shota Kobayashi,Masanobu Abe
2017 Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference, APSIPA ASC 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 12-15, 2017   1328-1333   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Katsuki Inoue,Sunao Hara,Masanobu Abe,Nobukatsu Hojo,Yusuke Ijima
2017 Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference, APSIPA ASC 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 12-15, 2017   1253-1258   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Sunao Hara,Shota Kobayashi,Masanobu Abe
2016 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo Workshops, ICME Workshops 2016, Seattle, WA, USA, July 11-15, 2016   1-6   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Atsuya Namba,Sunao Hara,Masanobu Abe
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp Adjunct 2016, Heidelberg, Germany, September 12-16, 2016   165-168   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Shigeki Kamada,Masanobu Abe,Sunao Hara
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp Adjunct 2016, Heidelberg, Germany, September 12-16, 2016   101-104   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Kei Tanaka,Sunao Hara,Masanobu Abe,Shogo Minagi
Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference, APSIPA 2016, Jeju, South Korea, December 13-16, 2016   1-4   Dec 2016   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Automatic detection of task-incompleted dialog for spoken dialog system based on dialog act N-gram
Sunao HARA, Norihide KITAOKA, Kazuya TAKEDA
INTERSPEECH2010   Sep 2010   
Rapid acoustic model adaptation using inverse MLLR-based feature generation
Arata ITO, Sunao HARA, Norihide KITAOKA, Kazuya TAKEDA
The 20th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA2010)   Aug 2010   
Estimation method of user satisfaction using N-gram-based dialog history model for spoken dialog system
Sunao HARA, Norihide KITAOKA, Kazuya TAKEDA
7th conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10)   May 2010   
Data collection and usability study of a PC-based speech application in various user environments
Sunao Hara, Chiyomi Miyajima, Katsunobu Ito, Kazuya Takeda
Oriental-COCOSDA 2008   Nov 2008   
In-car speech data collection along with various multimodal signals
Akira Ozaki, Sunao Hara, Takashi Kusakawa, Chiyomi Miyajima, Takanori Nishino, Norihide Kitaoka, Katunobu Itou, Kazuya Takeda
The 6th International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC08)   May 2008   

Misc

 
Sunao Hara, Hiromichi Kawanami, Hiroshi Saruwatari, Kiyohiro Shikano
IPSJ SIG Notes   2012(1) 1-6   Jul 2012
In this paper we propose a novel speech service software for speech-oriented guidance systems. This software has been developed based on Takemaru-kun system, that is implemented at a community center since Nov. 2002. It is consisted of several mod...
Tomoyoshi Akiba, Koji Iwano, Jun Ogata, Tetsuji Ogawa, Nobutaka Ono, Takahiro Shinozaki, Koichi Shinoda, Hiroaki Nanjo, Hiromitsu Nishizaki, Masafumi Nishida, Ryuichi Nishimura, Sunao Hara, Takaaki Hori
IPSJ SIG Notes   2012(4) 1-7   Jul 2012
Recently most individuals have come to use mobile information devices, and daily upload the information obtained by such devices to Internet Cloud. Accordingly the applications of speech information processing have been changing drastically. We ne...
Majima Haruka, Fujita Yoko, Torres Rafael, Kawanami Hiromichi, Hara Sunao, Matsui Tomoko, Saruwatari Hiroshi, Shikano Kiyohiro
IPSJ SIG Notes   2012(7) 1-6   Jul 2012
On a real environment speech-oriented information guidance system, a valid and invalid input discrimination is important as invalid inputs such as noise, laugh, cough and utterances between users lead to unpredictable system responses. Generally, ...
Sunao Hara, Norihide Kitaoka, Kazuya Takeda
The IEICE transactions on information and systems (Japanese edition)   J94-D(2) 497-500   Feb 2011   [Refereed]

Works

 
Sunao Hara   Software   Mar 2007
Sunao Hara   Software   May 2017
Excel Addin for export chart as image file such as png, jpeg, and pdf.

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