ASAHARA Masayuki

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Name
ASAHARA Masayuki
Nickname
masayu-a
Affiliation
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Job title
Research Assistant
Degree
(BLANK)(Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
ORCID ID
0000-0002-5178-7275

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Center for Corpus Development, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
 
Oct 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Department of Corpus Studies, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2011
Dual Decomposition for Predicate-Argument Structure Analysis, Best paper award of the 7th International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering, 7th International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering (NLPKE)
Winner: Yanyan Luo, Masayuki Asahara, Yuji Matsumoto
 
Oct 2010
Coreference Based Event-Argument Relation Extraction on Biomedical Text, the Best Paper Award of the SMBM2010 (the Fourth International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine), the Fourth International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine
Winner: Katsumasa Yoshikawa, Tsutomu Hirao, Sebastian Riedel, Masayuki Asahara and Yuji Matsumoto
 

Published Papers

 
Takuya Miyauchi, Masayuki Asahara, Natsuko Nakagawa, Sachi Kato
PACLING 2017, CCIS 781   155-165   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
NWJC2Vec: Word embedding dataset from ‘NINJAL Web Japanese Corpus’
ASAHARA Masayuki
Terminology   24(1) 7-25   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
‘NINJAL Web Japanese Corpus’ and Its Search System ‘BonTen’
59(2) 299-305   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
KONISHI Hikari, NAKAMURA Takenori, TANAKA Yayoi, MABUCHI Yoko, ASAHARA Masayuki, TACHIBANA Sachiko, KATO Sachi, IMADA Mizuho, YAMAGUCHI Masaya, MAEKAWA Kikuo, OGISO Toshinobu, YAMAZAKI Makoto, MARUYAMA Takehiko
国立国語研究所論集   9 81-100   Jul 2015
In December 2011, the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL) released a 100-million-word balanced corpus - the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese (BCCWJ) DVD Version 1.0 - which was compiled from 2006 throu...
BCCWJ-TimeBank: Temporal and Event Information Annotation on Japanese Text
Masayuki ASAHARA, Sachi YASUDA, Hikari Konishi, Mizuho IMADA, Kikuo MAEKAWA
International Journal of ComputationalLinguistics and Chinese Language Processing   19(3) 1-24   Sep 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Archiving and Analysing Techniques of the Ultra-Large-Scale Web-Based Corpus Project in NINJAL, Japan
Masayuki ASAHARA, Kikuo MAEKAWA, Mizuho IMADA, Sachi YASUDA, and Hikari KONISHI
Alexandria: The Journal of National and International Library and Information Issues   25(1-2) 129-148-AM001640   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
BCCWJ-TimeBank: Temporal and Event Information Annotation on Japanese Text
Masayuki ASAHARA, Sachi YASUDA, Hikari Konishi, Mizuho IMADA, Kikuo MAEKAWA
Proceedings of The 27th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation (PACLIC-27)   206-214   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Design of a Web-scale Japanese Corpus
Masayuki ASAHARA, Kikuo MAEKAWA
Proceedings of Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING-2013)      Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Asad Habib, Masakazu Iwatate, Masayuki Asahara, Yuji Matsumoto, Wajeeha Khalil
   2013   [Refereed]
Head-driven Transition-based Parsing with Top-down Prediction
Katsuhiko Hayashi, Taro Watanabe, Masayuki Asahara, Yuji Matsumoto
657-665   2012   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Word Familiarity Rate Estimation Using a Bayesian Linear Mixed Model
Masayuki ASAHARA
Proceedings of AnnoNLP 2019      Nov 2019   [Refereed]
Statistical Approaches to a Correlation between Information Structure and Word Orders of Noun Phrases in Japanese
Takuya Miyauchi, Masayuki Asahara
PACLING-2019      Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Exploring Metaphorical Expressions in Japanese newspaper-article corpora
Sachi Kato, Masayuki Asahara
International Cognitive Linguistics Conference      Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Collecting figurative expressions using indicators and semantic tagged Japanese corpus
Rei Kikuchi, Sachi Kato, Masayuki Asahara
International Cognitive Linguistics Conference      Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Annotation of `Word List by Semantic Principles' Labels for the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese
Sachi Kato and Masayuki Asahara and Makoto Yamazaki
Proceedings of PACLIC 32      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Between Reading Time and Clause Boundaries in Japanese - Wrap-up Effect in a Head-Final Language
Masayuki Asahara
Proceedings of PACLIC 32      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
UD-Japanese BCCWJ: Universal Dependencies Annotation for the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese
ASAHARA Masayuki
Proceedings of Universal Dependencies Workshop 2018 (UDW 2018)      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Coordinate Structures in Universal Dependencies for Head-final Languages
Hiroshi Kanayama and Na-Rae Han and Masayuki Asahara and Jena D. Hwang and Yusuke Miyao and Jinho D. Choi and Yuji Matsumoto
Proceedings of Universal Dependencies Workshop 2018 (UDW 2018)      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Detecting Unknown Word Senses in Contemporary Japanese Dictionary from Corpus of Historical Japanese
Aya Tababe and Kanako Komiya and Masayuki Asahara and Minoru Sasaki and Hiroyuki Shinnou
Proceedings of JADH-2018      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Alignment Table between UniDic and ‘Word List by Semantic Principles’
Asuko Kondo and Makiro Tanaka and Masayuki Asahara
Proceedings of JADH-2018      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Predicting Japanese Word Order in Double Object Constructions
Masayuki Asahara, Satoshi Nambu and Shin-Ichiro Sano
Proceedings of CogACLL 2018      Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Universal Dependencies Version 2 for Japanese
Masayuki Asahara, Hiroshi Kanayama, Takaaki Tanaka, Yusuke Miyao, Sumire Uematsu, Shinsuke Mori, Yuji Matsumoto, Mai Omura and Yugo Murawaki
Proceedings of LREC-2018      May 2018   [Refereed]
All-words Word Sense Disambiguation Using Concept Embeddings
Rui Suzuki, Kanako Komiya, Masayuki Asahara, Minoru Sasaki and Hiroyuki Shinnou
Proceedings of LREC-2018      May 2018   [Refereed]
Japanese clause classification annotation on the `Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese'
Satomi MATSUMOTO, Masayuki ASAHARA, Setsuko ARITA
Proceedings of Asian Language Resources 13      May 2018   [Refereed]
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   Mar 2018
Between Reading Time and Information Structure
ASAHARA Masayuki
   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Annotation of ‘Word List by Semantic Principles’ Labels for `Corpus of Historical Japanese’ Heian Period Series -- Trial Annotation on Tosa Nikki and Taketori Monogatari --
ASAHARA Masayuki, IKEGAMI Nao, HARA Yutaka, KATO Sachi, SUZUKi TAI
JADH 2017      Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Universal Dependency for Japanese Modern Languages
OMURA Mai, TAKAHASHI Yuta, ASAHARA Masayuki
JADH 2017      Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Annotation of Information Structure on ``The Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese''
MIYAUCHI Takuya, ASAHARA Masayuki, NAKAGAWA Natsuko, KATO Sachi
PACLING 2017      Aug 2017   [Refereed]
"Word Familiarity Rate Estimation for `Word List by Semantic Principles' -- a Case Study of Adjective --"
ASAHARA Masayuki
Mental Architecture for Processing and Learning of Language (MAPLL) and Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics (TCP) 2017   45-50   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
BCCWJ-DepPara: A Syntactic Annotation Treebank on the `Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese'
ASAHARA Masayuki, Yuji Matsumoto
The 12th Workshop on Asian Language Resources   49-58   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Reading Time Annotation for the `Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese'
ASAHARA Masayuki, Hajime Ono, Edson T. Miyamoto
Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers   684-694   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
`BonTen' -- Corpus Concordance System for `NINJAL Web Japanese Corpus'
Asahara, Masayuki and KAWAHARA, Kazuya and TAKEI, Yuya and MASUOKA, Hideto and OHBA, Yasuko and TORII, Yuki and MORII, Toru and TANAKA, Yuki and Maekawa, Kikuo and KATO, Sachi and KONISHI, Hikari
Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations   25-29   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Demonstration of ChaKi.NET -- beyond the corpus search system
Asahara, Masayuki and Matsumoto, Yuji and MORITA, Toshio
Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations   49-53   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Universal Dependencies for Japanese
Takaaki Tanaka, Yusuke Miyao, Masayuki ASAHARA, Sumire Uematsu, Hiroshi Kanayama, Shinsuke Mori, Yuji Matsumoto
Proceedings of LREC 2016   1651-1658   May 2016   [Refereed]
Web-based Ultra-Large-Scale Corpus Project in NINJAL, Japan
Masayuki ASAHARA, Kikuo MAEKAWA, Mizuho IMADA, Sachi YASUDA, and Hikari KONISHI
Annual conference of the International Internet Preservation Consortium, General Assembly, Open day conference, "Building Modern Research Corpora: the Evolution of Web Archiving and Analytics"   -AM001640   May 2014   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Computational Linguistics
ASAHARA Masayuki, DEN Yasuharu, MATSUMOTO Yuji (Part:Contributor, "The Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics, Vol. 2 Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguistics, M. Nakayama, R. Mazuka, Y. Shirai, Eds.)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press   2006   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Between Reading Time and Zero Exophora in Japanese
ASAHARA Masayuki
READ2018: International Interdisciplinary Symposium on Reading Experience & Analysis of Documents   5 Oct 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Yuji MATSUMOTO
We investigated the usage of global information for joint processing of natural language processing such as word segmentation, part-of-speech tagging, parsing and predicate argument structure analysis.For English, we collected multi-word expressio...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Kaoru SAGARA
The increasingly widespread use of an electronic health record system without a standardized terminology has caused an accumulation of electronic medical records.In order to perform natural language processing of these records, we created ComeJisy...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(特定領域研究)
Project Year: 2006 - 2010    Investigator(s): Yuji MATSUMOTO
We developed various automatic annotation systems for Japanese corpora, as well as corpus annotation assistance tools for error correction of annotation and for flexible use of annotated corpora. The automatic annotation systems we developed range...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Yuji MATSUMOTO
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2003 - 2005    Investigator(s): Yuji MATSUMOTO
As for the research for language processing, we augmented the language analysis tools we have been developing, such as Japanese morphological analyzer and Japanese dependency analyzer, for Chinese analysis.As for development of dictionaries, we im...