Kentaro Torisawa

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Name
Kentaro Torisawa
URL
http://mastarpj.nict.go.jp/~torisawa/index-e.html
Affiliation
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Section
Data-driven Intelligent System Research Center (DIRECT)
Job title
Director General

Research Interests

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2019
 - 
Today
Visiting Professor, Nara Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
 
2016
 - 
Today
Director General, DIRECT, NICT
 
2011
 - 
2016
Director, Information Analysis Laboratory, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
 
2008
 - 
2011
Group Leader, MASTAR Project Language Infrastructure Group, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
 
2001
 - 
2008
Associate Professor, School of Information Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
 

Awards & Honors

 
Apr 2019
Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education、Culture、Sports、Science and Technology
 
2016
Hisoka Maejima Award
 
2015
Docomo Mobile Science Award
 
2014
Twitter Data Grants, Twitter
 
2011
JSPS Prize
 
2011
IPSJ Best Paper Award
 
2010
Best Paper Award, The Association for Natural Language Processing
 

Published Papers

 
Extracting Symptom Names and Disease-Symptom Relationships from Web Texts Using a Multi-Column Convolutional Neural Network
Shoya Wada, Ryu Iida, Kentaro Torisawa, Toshihiro Takeda, and Yasushi Matsumura
the Proceedings of MedInfo 2019      Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Open Domain Why-Question Answering with Adversarial Learning to Encode Answer Texts
Jong-Hoon Oh, Kazuma Kadowaki, Julien Kloetzer, Ryu Iida and Kentaro Torisawa
the Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2019)      Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Exploiting Background Knowledge in Compact Answer Generation for Why-questions
Ryu Iida, Canasai Kruengkrai, Ryo Ishida, Kentaro Torisawa, Jong-Hoon Oh and Julien Kloetzer
Proceedings of the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019)      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Effectiveness of Modable and Malleable Scheduling in Deep Learning Tasks
kki Fujiwara, Masahiro Tanaka, Kenjiro Taura and Kentaro Torisawa
Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (IEEE ICPADS 2018)      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Annotating Zero Anaphora for Question Answering
Yoshihiko Asao, Ryu Iida and Kentaro Torisawa
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC2018)      May 2018   [Refereed]
Semi-Distantly Supervised Neural Model for Generating Compact Answers to Open-Domain Why Questions
Ryo Ishida, Kentaro Torisawa, Jong-Hoon Oh, Ryu Iida, Canasai Kruengkrai and Julien Kloetzer
Proceedings of 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018)      Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Masahiro Tanaka, Kenjiro Taura and Kentaro Torisawa
Proceedings of 31st IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2017)      May 2017   [Refereed]
Canasai Kruengkrai, Kentaro Torisawa, Chikara Hashimoto, Julien Kloetzer, Jong-Hoon Oh and Masahiro Tanaka
Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17)      Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Jong-Hoon Oh, Kentaro Torisawa, Canasai Kruengkrai, Ryu Iida and Julien Kloetzer
Proceedings of the tenth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM2017)      Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Junta Mizuno, Masahiro Tanaka, Kiyonori Ohtake, Jong-Hoon Oh, Julien Kloetzer, Chikara Hashimoto and Kentaro Torisawa
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016) (Demo Track)      Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Intra-Sentential Subject Zero Anaphora Resolution using Multi-Column Convolutional Neural Network
Ryu Iida, Kentaro Torisawa, Jong-Hoon Oh, Canasai Kruengkrai and Julien Kloetzer
Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2016)      Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Masahiro Tanaka, Kenjiro Taura and Kentaro Torisawa
Proceedings of the 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2016)      May 2016   [Refereed]
Jong-Hoon Oh, Kentaro Torisawa, Chikara Hashimoto, Ryu Iida, Masahiro Tanaka and Julien Kloetzer
Proceedings of the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16)      Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Junta Mizuno, Canasai Kruengkrai, Kiyonori Ohtake, Chikara Hashimoto, Kentaro Torisawa, Julien Kloetzer
Proceedings of the 29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language   548-556   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Julien Kloetzer,Kentaro Torisawa, Chikara Hashimoto, Jong-Hoon Oh
Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2015)   1649-1655   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Ryu Iida, Kentaro Torisawa, Chikara Hashimoto, Jong-Hoon Oh, Julien Kloetzer
Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2015)   2179-2189   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Chikara Hashimoto, Kentaro Torisawa, Julien Kloetzer and Jong-Hoon Oh
Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15)   2396-2403   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Motoki Sano, Kentaro Torisawa, Julien Kloetzer, Chikara Hashimoto, István Varga and Jong-Hoon Oh
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2014)      Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Chikara Hashimoto, Kentaro Torisawa, Julien Kloetzer, Motoki Sano, Istvan Varga, Jong-Hoon Oh and Yutaka Kidawara
Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2014)   987-997   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Julien Kloetzer, Stijn De Saeger, Kentaro Torisawa, Chikara Hashimoto, Jong-Hoon Oh, Kiyonori Ohtake
Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2013)   693-703   Oct 2013   [Refereed]