Yoshifumi Masunaga

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Yoshifumi Masunaga
Ochanomizu University
Professor Emeritus
Doctor of Engineering(Tohoku University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2007
professor emeritus, Ochanomizu University
Apr 2008
Mar 2013
professor, School of Social Informatics, Aoyama Gakuin University
Apr 2007
Mar 2008
Professor, Information Science Research Center, Aoyama Gakuin University
Feb 1999
Mar 2007
professor, Department of Information Sciences, Ochanomizu University
Apr 2002
Mar 2004
Visiting Profossor, National Astronomical Observatory
Apr 1986
Jan 1999
Professor, Faculty of Library and Information Science, University of Library and Information Science
Apr 1983
Mar 1986
Associate Professor, Faculty of Library and Information Science, University of Library and Information Science
Apr 1982
Mar 1983
Visiting Researcher, System R* Project, IBM San Jose Research Laboratory
Apr 1970
Mar 1983
Research Assiciate, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University
May 1975
Mar 1977
Researcher, Department of Computer Science, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis


Mar 1970
Graduate School of Electrical and Communication Engineering, Doctoral Program, Tohoku University

Awards & Honors

Mar 2013
Outstanding Contributions Award, DBSJ
Jun 2012
President Emeritus (Founder), DBSJ
Apr 2010
Outstanding Contributions Award, DASFAA
Apr 2010
Exellent Demonstration Award, DASFAA
Jul 2005
Development of a Prototype System of the Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO), Best Paper Award, DBSJ
Winner: Yoshifumi Masunaga, et al.

Published Papers

Research and Development of WikiBOK: A Body of Knowledge Formulation-aid System based on the Collective Intelligence Approach
Yoshifumi Masunaga et al.
DBSJ Journal   10(1) 7-12   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
On Trust and Transparency of Search Site Google examined by “Gender-free” as a Keyword
Naoko Oyama and Yoshifumi Masunaga
DBSJ Letters   5(2) 105-108   Sep 2006   [Refereed]

Books etc

Introduction to Relational Databases [3rd Edition]
Yoshifumi Masunaga
Saiensu Pub. Co.   Feb 2017   
Media Literacy
Yoshifumi Masunaga (Part:Joint Work)
Saiensu Pub. Co.   Aug 2013   
Introduction to Social Computing
Yoshifumi Masunaga
Saiensu Pub. Co.   Mar 2013   
Introduction to Computer Science
Yoshifumi Masunaga
Saiensu Pub. Co.   Jan 2008   
Introduction to Databases
Yoshifumi Masunaga
Saiensu Pub. Co.   Oct 2006   

Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Yoshifumi Masunaga
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Yoshifumi Masunaga
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Yoshifumi Masunaga
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B(2)
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Mar 2006    Investigator(s): Yoshifumi Masunaga
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2003    Investigator(s): Yoshifumi Masunaga