Seiji Koide

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Seiji Koide
Ontolonomy, LLC
Job title
Other affiliation
Liked Open Data IntiativeRIKEN Institute


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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Jun 2018
visiting researcher, Riken Institute
Oct 2016
Mar 2018
project researcher, Takeda Lab, National Institute of Informatics
May 2015
CEO and Founder, Ontolonomy, LLC
May 2015
Mar 2016
researcher, National Institute of Informatics
Nov 2006
Dec 2011
Senior Consulting Manger, IHI Business Support
Apr 2011
Apr 2015
Researcher, Transdisciplinary Research Integration Center

Awards & Honors

A Design and Applications of Agricultural Activity Ontology based on Description Logic, SIG Award of Rcvrllrnvr, The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence
Winner: Sungmin JOO, Seiji KOIDE, Hideaki TAKEDA, Daisuke HORYU, Akane TAKEZAKI, Tomokazu YOSHIDA

Published Papers

Sungmin Joo, Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda, Daisuke Horyu, Akane Takezaki, and Tomokazu Yoshida
Semantic Technology   32-46   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
Semantic Technology   15-31   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Yu Asano, Seiji Koide, Makoto Iwayama, Fumihiro Kato, Iwao Kobayashi, Tadashi Mima, Ikki Ohmukai, HideakiTakeda
New Generation Computing   34(4) 341-366   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
Computer Software   28(2) 236-260   May 2011   [Refereed]
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
Communications in Computer and Information Science   230 148-162   2011   [Refereed]
RDF is a language to express proposition on the WWW and OWL is a language for defining Web ontologies. It seems that RDF and OWL have established themselves as a standard in Semantic Webs. However, endevors to describe ontology in OWL are revealin...
Koide Seiji, Takeda Hideaki
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence   24(5) 681-690   Sep 2009
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
Proceedings of the 6th European Lisp Workshop   28-34   Jul 2009   [Refereed]
Akio Gofuku and Seiji Koide and Norikazu Shimada
SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference 2006      2006   [Refereed]
Gofuku Akio, Shimada Norikazu, Koide Seiji, Takei Hideo
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence   21(1) 26-32   Jan 2006
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
Proc. Asian Semantic Web Conf. 2006 (ASWC 2006)   LNCS(4185) 263-277   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Bridging the gap between OWL and Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) languages is an indispensable condition to enable the Object-Oriented Modeling in Software Engineering by OWL. However it is very difficult in case of static OOP languages like Jav...
Yamaguchi Takahira, Fukuta Naoki, Koide Seiji
コンピュータソフトウェア   22(4) 12-18   Oct 2005
Ontology has been used as a primitive of knowledge base construction, and now it is the backbone of the Semantic Web. It incorporates extensibility and distributed manageability that are main features of the Web. In this paper, we summarize the fe...
Koide Seiji
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence   20(6) 658-665   Nov 2005
Shohei Misono and Seiji Koide and Norikazu Shimada and Masanori Kawamura and Susumu Nagano
IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM2005)   WB(3-01) 1318-1323   Jul 2005   [Refereed]
SEIKA Masaichiro, ISOGIMI Kiyoshi, KOIDE Seiji
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers   40(336) 2127-2134   Aug 1974

Conference Activities & Talks

Semantic Web KM: A Knowledge Machine for Semantic Webs
Seiji Koide
SIG SWO   18 Mar 2018   
Discussion on Interface Agents for Semantic Webs
Seiji Koide
JSAI SIG SWO   10 Nov 2016   
Visualization for Exploration of Co-Operation Flow
Seiji Koide, Remy Cazabet, Hideaki Takeda
The 30th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence   9 Jun 2016   
A Case Study of Linked Data on the Information of Business Negotiations among Manufacturing Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Maya SATO, Seiji KOIDE, Yoshikatsu NAGATA
JSAI SIG SWO   18 Feb 2016   
A Design and Applications of Agricultural Activity Ontology based on Description Logic
Sungmin JOO, Seiji KOIDE, Hideaki TAKEDA, Daisuke HORYU, Akane TAKEZAKI, Tomokazu YOSHIDA
JSAI SIG SWO   18 Feb 2016   
Current Issues of RDF Published by Local Governments
Azusa Akiyama, Fumihiro Kato, Seiji Koide, and Yasuo KainumaYasuo
JSAI SIG SWO   3 Feb 2016   
Making LOD of XBRL Data and Company Codes
Seiji Koide, Fumihiro Kato, Iwao Kobayashi, Itsuki Ohmukai, Hideaki Takeda
SIG-SWO-035-09   Mar 2015   
Seiji Koide, Fumihiro Kato, Iwao Kobayashi, Yu Asano, Makoto Iwayama, Tadashi Mima, Takayuki Yamada, Hideaki Takeda and Ikki Ohmukai
Joint International Workshop on LDPW and PAOS 2013   30 Nov 2013   
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan has launched the catalog site of their own open data at January 2013, starting with 70 data sets using customized CKAN. All of data sets are published under the Creative Commons Attribution lice...
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
2nd Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics (LDL-2013)   23 Sep 2013   
This paper describes the practice and the reality of OWL conversion of Japanese WordNet and Japanese dictionary IPAdic. The outcomes of OWL conversion are linked to DBpedia Japanese dataset using lexical word matching. The difficulty originating f...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
The 29th SIG-SWO   26 Mar 2013   
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
International Lisp Conference 2012   23 Oct 2012   The Association of Lisp Users, ACM SIGPLAN
Proc. ILC2012, pp.39--52.
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
Dec 2011   
We had transformed English WordNet into RDF according to the guideline from W3C and provided RDF les and the way of web browsing of WordNet. While Japanized WordNet is recently published, it is not in the LOD style and does not include links to ot...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
SIG-SWO-A1101-11   Jun 2011   
Set theories are the theoretical foundation of Semantic Web languages, RDF and OWL, as they are the foundation of mathematical theories. The W3C document of RDF Semantics mentions Zermelo-Fraenkel (ZF) Set Theory, and the W3C document of OWL Seman...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
ENASE 2010   Jul 2010   
OWL has established itself as a standard of ontology description language not only in Semantic Web but also in diverse disciplines and engineering fields. However, endeavors to describe ontology in OWL are revealing the extent of ability on the O...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD−ROM)   2010   
There are several semantic gaps between RDF semantics and OWL semantics, whereas OWL is placed on top of RDF in the Semantic Web Layer Stack. In this paper, we see an overview of basic assumptions of RDF and OWL, and then point out several basic a...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD−ROM)   2009   
The web service composition problem contains two aspects of AI disciplines, i.e., task planning and automatic programming. The semantics of web service composition from the task planning view has been previously reported by authors. The typed unif...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
Feb 2008   
Unification is an elemental technique that is commonly used for reasoning in First-Order Logic systems, logic languages, and planners, etc. When we develop applications equipped with ontologies described in OWL, the unification between variables a...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD−ROM)   2008   
After OWL matured at the Semantic Web Stack, logic programming on the layer of OWL has emerged as an open issue to be solved. To build the logic programming framework on the OWL layer, the semantic gap between logics and OWL such as Closed World A...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
Mar 2007   
This paper describes an RDF(S) and OWL-Full modeling language called SWCLOS, which is built on top of Common Lisp Object System (CLOS). The axioms and entailment rules of RDF(S) are implemented and the RDF(S) semantics is realized using CLOS Meta-...
Seiji Koide, Hideaki Takeda
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD−ROM)   2007   
The Web Service Composition is similar but not identical to the task planning, and the Hierarchical Web Service Composition of complex Web Services is similar but not identical to the Hierarchical Task Network (HTN) planning. In addition to the pr...
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
First International Joint Workshop SMR2 2007 on Service Matchmaking   2007   
The Hierarchical Task Network (HTN) planning method is conceived of as a useful method for web service composition as well as being for task planning. However, no complete success of service composition by HTN is achieved as yet. The reason is the...
An Ontology-based Information Retrieval System using a Domain Ontology Development Environment
Dec 2006   
Jul 2006   
There exists certain need for upper ontologies that are sharable among many and various domain ontologies. In English, WordNet, which is originally developed for natural language processing, is also used as ontology as well as lexical resource. Tw...
Fault Tree Analysis and Failure Mode Effects Analysis [Invited]
Seiji Koideand Akio Gofuku and Norikazu Shimada
安全と保守に関する国際ワークショップ   Jan 2006   
The fault tree analysis (FTA) and the failure mode effects analysis (FMEA) are widely applied to the safety evaluation of a system, especially in the development of large-scale and mission-critical system such as nuclear power plants, aircrafts, a...
Seiji Koide
第12回セマンティックウェブとオントロジー研究会   Jan 2006   
Semantic Search: An Implementation, Deployments, and Lessons Learned
Seiji Koide, Masanori Kawamura, Takeshi Morita, Takahira Yamaguchi, Hideaki Takeda
ASWC 2006, Workshop on Web Search Technology   Sep 2006   
In this paper, we report an implementation, deployments, and lessons leaned from an early prototype of semantic search, which is equipped with on an Enterprise Search Platform called GXFinder. Each GXFinder share the search indices with other syst...
MetaModeling in OOP, MOF, RDFS, and OWL
Seiji Koide and Hideaki Takeda
5th Int. Semantic Web Conf. (ISWC 2006), Workshop on Semantic Web Enabled Software Engineering   Nov 2006
RDF/OWL Representation of WordNet 2.1 and Japanese EDR Electric Dictionary
Seiji Koide, Takeshi Morita, Takahira Yamaguchi, Hendry Muljadi, Hideaki Takeda
5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2006), Poster   2006   
Seiji Koide
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD−ROM)   2006   
OWL vs. Object Oriented Programming
Seiji Koide and Jans Aasman and Steve Haflich
Workshop on Semantic Web Enabled Software Engineering (SWESE) at the 4th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2005)   Nov 2005   
The integration of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and Description Logic seems to be so desirable that it produces valid, sound, and reusable software on the firm base of Logic. Whereas we believe the possibility of the integration from our expe...
Nov 2005   
The composition of Semantic Web Services is to synthesize invoking sequences of Web Services with data flows, so that the sequence of services turns out goals demanded by users. The problem of Web Service composition could be deemed a planning pro...
Mar 2005   
Local variables, the scope, and data flow from inputs of Web Services to outputs are introduced into the OWL-S 1.1 specification. However, these new features are not useful for agents to discover and compose Web Services. Agents must know the mean...
KOIDE Seiji, SHIMADA Norikazu
Technical report of IEICE. KBSE   18 Jan 2005   
We are constructing Rocket Launching Support System by means of Semantic Web Services. The task ontology is considered as the description of pattern in business flow modeling and operation task flow modeling, and OWL-S is captured as the descripti...
The Memory Organization Package (MOP) for Web Agents
Seiji Koide
International Lisp Conference   2005   
Decision Support System for Rocket Launch Using Semantic Web Services [Invited]
Seiji Koide and Shohei Misono and Norikazu Shimada and Masanori Kawamura and Hiroshi Nishio
WWW2005 Workshop: Activities on Semantic Web Technologies in Japan   2005   
Seiji Koide and Hiroshi Nishio and Susumu Nagano and Akio Gofuku and Riichiro Mizoguchi
Complex Systems, Intelligence and Modern Technology Applications (CSIMTA'04   Sep 2004   
Seiji Koide and Masanori Kawamura and Susumu Nagano
May 2004   
Semantic Web is a promising application area for Lisp programming language as well as Prolog, because basic requirements for semantic web processing such as axiom, entailment, and property constraint are also basic functionalities in AI reasoning....
Seiji Koide and Norikazu Shimada
Mar 2004   
Seiji Koide and Masanori Kawamura
Mar 2004   
SWCLOS: A Semantic Web Processor on Common Lisp Object System
Seiji Koide and Masanori Kawamura
3rd Int. Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2004)   2004   
A CLOS Perspective on Semantic Web Processor
Seiji Koide and Masanori Kawamura
Int. Lisp Conference   Oct 2003   
Operation-support System for Large-scale System Using Information Technology
Seiji Koide, Hiroshi Nishio, Yukio Kitamura, Akio Gofuku, and Riichiro Mizoguchi
The 5th Int. Conf. Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS2003)   Apr 2003   
Vol.4, 430--437
Can Agents Even “Bootstrap” New Reasoning Capabilities When They Discover New Ontologies?
Seiji Koide, Norikazu Shimada, and Masanori Kawamura
The 6th SANKEN(I.S.I.R.) International Symposium   Mar 2003   
Intelligent Information Retrieval Mechanism for Multimedia Data
Akio Uesugi and Seiji Koide
The 6th SANKEN(I.S.I.R.) International Symposium   Mar 2003   
Operation-Support System for Large-scale System using IT--Targeting Rocket Launching Ground System--
Seiji Koide, Hiroshi Nishio, Yukio Kitamura, Akio Gofuku, Riichiro Mizoguchi
Dec 2002   
MOP3: Memory Organization Package On Meta Object Protocol
Seiji Koide and Yukio Kitamura
The International Lisp Conference 2002 (ILC2002)   Oct 2002
Voice Interaction in an Interface Agent for Process Plant
Seiji Koide, Shuntaro Suzuki, Teruyuki Shima, Shohei Misono
5th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics   Jul 2001   
人工知能学会全国大会論文集 = Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI   3 Jul 2000   
An Implementation of Case-based Memory of an Interface Agent by Lisp, Java, and C++
Seiji Koide and Masanori Kawamura
Japan Lisp User Group Meeting:2000   2000   
KOIDE Seiji, SUZUKI Shuntaro
人工知能学会全国大会論文集 = Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI   15 Jun 1999   
Seiji Koide and Shingo Yamauchi
IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM’99)   Sep 1999   
IEICE technical report. Artificial intelligence and knowledge-based processing   30 Nov 1998   
An interface agent for process plant operation mediates between an operator and a process plant. In this paper, we describe the notion of an interface agent derived from the characteristics of plant operation task and the generic properties of age...
Fault Tree Analysis and Failure Mode Effects Analysis Based on Models by Multi-level Flow Modeling [Invited]
Seiji Koide, Akio Gofuku, and Norikazu Shimada
International Workshop on Safety and Maintenance of Engineering Systems   Jan 1996   
Seiji Koide, Hideyuki Andou, Shuntaro Suzuki, Mitsushige Oda
Intelligent Robots and Systems'93, IROS'93. Proceedings of the 1993 IEEE/RSJ International Conference   Jul 1993   
A layered architecture was proposed for the command and control system of semi-autonomous space robots, and the proposal was validated by the demonstration of replacing an orbital replacement unit on a testbed for space robots. The command and con...
FTX: A Fault Tree Based Expert System for Diagnosing
Seiji Koide and Hideo Shibata
The World Congress on Expert System   1991   


Current Status of Japanese Linked Data Cloud
Fumihiro Kato, Hideaki Takeda, Seiji Koide, Ikki Ohmukai
28th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence      May 2014
Building DBpedia Japanese and Linked Data Cloud in Japanese
Fumihiro Kato, Hideaki Takeda, Seiji Koide, and Ikki Ohmukai
2013 Linked Data in Practice Workshop in conjunction with JIST2013      Mar 2013
Presentation of Statistical Data and their Relationship as LOD
Hideaki Takeda, Fumihiro Kato, Seiji Koide, Fuyuko Matsumura, Ikki Ohmukai, Iwao Kobayashi, Makoto Iwayama, Yu Asano, Masahiro Hamasaki
27th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence   (1N4-OS-10b-6)    2013
Kazuo Horie, Seiji Koide
SIG-SWO-A1102-04   1-14   Oct 2011
Seiji Koide
National Institute of Informatics Technical Report   (NII-2009-014E)    2009
島田紀一, 河内啓輔, 小出誠二
日本信頼性学会秋季信頼性シンポジウム発表報文集   19th 21-24   Oct 2006
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD−ROM)   20th 3B4-4   2006
HONG YunKi, MORITA Takeshi, IIJIMA Tadashi, KOIDE Seiji, YAMAGUCHI Takahira
Technical report of IEICE. KBSE   105(48) 1-6   May 2005
Although retrieval results can be improved with ontologies, it usually takes many costs for users to construct domain ontologies. This paper discusses how to integrate search result refinement and domain ontologies refinement, presenting a methodo...
Plant-Operation-Support System Based on Case and Model Based Reasoning
Norikazu Shimada, Seiji Koide, Susumu Nagano, Hiroshi Okamoto, Akio Gofuku
   Nov 2003
The Developmet of Human-Machine Interface Composed of Virtual Reality and Interface Agent on Process Plant Operation
Masatoshi Endo, Seiji Koide, Shohei Misono, Shuntaro Suzuki, Yoshitsugu Mastuura, Shingo Yamauchi
   Aug 1999
Endo, M.; Koide, S.; Misono, S.; Suzuki, S
Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 1999. IEEE SMC apos;99 Conference Proceedings. 1999 IEEE International Conference   5 636-641   1999   [Refereed]
Several studies on the human-machine interface (HMI) have progressed to decrease the human load on process plant operation. Among these studies, interface agents, which mediate between plant operators and process plants, are illuminated. On the ot...
Development of Auto Picking Crane Applied AI Method
Yukihiro Kawano, Shuntaro Suzuki, Seiji Koide, Sadao Degawa
95(36) 420-423   Dec 1995   [Refereed]

Books etc

Linked Data Evolving the Web into a Global Data Space
Seiji Koide (Part:Joint Translation)
Kindai Kagaku   Jan 2013   
Next Generation Plant Operation Supporting System
Seiji Koide (Part:Joint Work, 5.3 Space Rocket Ground Operation Supporting System)
Daigaku Kyouiku Shuppan   Feb 2007   

Committee Memberships

Apr 2015
Information Processing Society of Japan  Editorial Committee AWG

Social Contribution

NPO Linked Open Data Initiative (Auditor)
[Others]  1 Sep 2013 - 30 Jun 2014
NPO Linked Open Data Initiative (director)
[Others]  1 Jul 2014


Shohei Misono, et al.: Rocket Launch Operation Support Agent System, The 3rd International Semantic Web Conference Exibition, 2004.
Seiji Koide, Tutorial, SWCLOS: Semantic Web Processing in CLOS, Int. Lisp Conf. 2005 (ILC2005), Stanford, (2005-6)