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The University of Electro-Communications
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering, "Department of Informatics, Cluster I (Informatics and Computer Engineering)"
Job title
Assistant Professor
Research funding number


I am interested in natural languages and linguistic competence of human beings. I work on computational linguistics and research for a system of linguistic knowledge by analyzing some corpora in Japanese.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2008
May 2008
Researcher, Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Jun 2008
Mar 2011
Research assistant professor, Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Apr 2011
Sep 2014
Assistant professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi
Oct 2014
Mar 2016
Assistant professor, Integrated Graduate School of Medicine, Engineering, and Agricultural Sciences, University of Yamanashi
Apr 2016
Assistant professor, Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications


Apr 1996
Mar 1999
General Course, Kyoto Pref. Momoyama High School
Apr 1999
Mar 2003
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Department of Intelligence Science and Technology, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Apr 2005
Mar 2008
Department of Intelligence Science and Technology, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Oct 2005
Sep 2007
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University

Awards & Honors

May 2017
Japan, IPSJ-SIGNL Best paper award, IPSJ-SIGNL
Winner: Suguru Matsuyoshi
Mar 2015
Japan, 2014年度言語処理学会 論文賞, The Association for Natural Language Processing
Mar 2015
Japan, 2014年度言語処理学会 最優秀論文賞, The Association for Natural Language Processing
Winner: 松林優一郎, 飯田龍, 笹野遼平, 横野光, 松吉俊, 藤田篤, 宮尾祐介, 乾健太郎
Sep 2011
Japan, 言語処理学会第16回年次大会 最優秀発表賞, The Association for Natural Language Processing
Winner: 村上浩司, 水野淳太, 後藤隼人, 大木環美, 松吉俊, 乾健太郎, 松本裕治
Mar 2008
Japan, 特に優れた業績による返還免除(全額免除), Japan Student Services Organization

Published Papers

Annotating Modality Expressions and Event Factuality for a Japanese Chess Commentary Corpus
Suguru Matsuyoshi, Hirotaka Kameko, Yugo Murawaki, and Shinsuke Mori
Proceedings of the 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2018)   2475-2481   May 2018   [Refereed]
Overview of the NTCIR-11 Recognizing Inference in TExt and Validation (RITE-VAL) Task
Suguru Matsuyoshi, Yusuke Miyao, Tomohide Shibata, Chuan-Jie Lin, Cheng-Wei Shih, Yotaro Watanabe, and Teruko Mitamura
Proceedings of the 11th NTCIR Conference   223-232   Dec 2014   [Invited]
The Effect of Temporal-based Term Selection for Text Classification
Fumiyo Fukumoto, Shougo Ushiyama, Yoshimi Suzuki, and Suguru Matsuyoshi
Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2014   88-96   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Incorporating Guest Preferences into Collaborative Filtering for Hotel Recommendation
Fumiyo Fukumoto, Hiroki Sugiyama, Yoshimi Suzuki, and Suguru Matsuyoshi
Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval   22-30   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Annotating the Focus of Negation in Japanese Text
Suguru Matsuyoshi, Ryo Otsuki, and Fumiyo Fukumoto
Proceedings of the 9th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference   1743-1750   May 2014   [Refereed]


Extended Modality Analysis for Natural Language Management
乾 健太郎, 松吉 俊
Japio 2009 YEAR BOOK   128-133   Nov 2009   [Invited]

Books etc

岡 照晃、伝 康晴、内元清貴、山田 篤、宇津呂武仁、松吉 俊、土屋雅稔、近藤泰弘、 坂野 収、多田知子、岡田純子、山元啓史、荻野綱男、矢澤真人、丸山直子、星野和子、小磯花絵 (Part:Joint Work, 第3.2節 機能表現の辞書)
朝倉書店   Mar 2019   ISBN:978-4-254-51607-4

Conference Activities & Talks

A Collection of Sets of Metaphorical Mappings Annotated with Story World Calls
Suguru Matsuyoshi, Akira Utsumi
JSAI2019   5 Jun 2019   
A Method of Paraphrasing Noun Compounds which can Control Degree of Specificity on their Target Expressions
Shota Inoue、Suguru Matsuyoshi、Akira Utsumi
NLP2019   15 Mar 2019   
A Method of Grounding Epistemic Modality Expressions via Monte Carlo Simulations
Hiroki Kameko、Suguru Matsuyoshi、Yugo Murawaki、Shinsuke Mori
NLP2019   14 Mar 2019   
松吉 俊、内海 彰
第9回横幹連合コンファレンス   6 Oct 2018   
結城 大輔、松吉 俊、内海 彰
第9回横幹連合コンファレンス   6 Oct 2018   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Suguru Matsuyoshi
Project Year: Oct 2017 - Sep 2020    Investigator(s): Kazuya Matsuura
国立研究開発法人 科学技術振興機構: 未来社会創造事業(探索加速型) 超スマート社会の実現
Project Year: Oct 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): 田野俊一
Development of Question Answering System which Answers with MOOCs Videos and Slides
人工知能研究振興財団: 研究助成
Project Year: Jan 2014 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Masahiro Toyoura
Research on Corpus Construction and Text Analyzer for Negation Focus in Japanese
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Suguru Matsuyoshi
I have constructed language resources and tools for negation focus analysis in Japanese text. They include the following three main components: (1) a corpus of 2,147 pairs of negation triggers and their foci, (2) a new data format to support annot...


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