Yuji Kawai

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Name
Yuji Kawai
E-mail
kawaiotri.osaka-u.ac.jp
URL
http://www.er.ams.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp/kawai/hp/?lang=en
Affiliation
Osaka University
Section
Graduate School of Engineering
Job title
Assistant Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Osaka University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
Specially Appointed Lecturer, Institute for Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives, Osaka University
 
Apr 2018
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Mar 2019
Symbiotic Intelligent Systems Research Center in Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives, Osaka University
 
Apr 2017
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Mar 2019
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
 
Apr 2017
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Mar 2018
Systems Intelligence Division in Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives, Osaka University
 
Apr 2016
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Mar 2017
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
 

Education

 
Apr 2011
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Mar 2016
Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2011
Division of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Science, School of Engineering, Osaka University
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2009
Department of Control Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Matsue College
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2019
AI ELSI Award Finalists
 
Nov 2019
Annual Conference Award, Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence
Winner: Yuji Kawai, Yuho Ozasa, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
 
Nov 2018
Annual Conference Award, Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence
Winner: Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
 
Oct 2018
Research Award, Japanese Neural Network Society
Winner: Yuji Kawai and Jihoon Park
 
Sep 2018
Babybot Challenge Paper Award, 8th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics
Winner: Yuji Kawai, Tomohiro Takimoto, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
 

Published Papers

 
Mind perception and causal attribution for failure in a game with a robot
Tomohito Miyake, Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, Jiro Shimaya, Hideyuki Takahashi, and Minoru Asada
In Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication      Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Exploring future rules for AIs with citizens using a fictitious case video: A workshop report
Yuji Kawai, Tatsuhiko Inatani, Takako Yoshida, and Kazuya Matsuura
In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Envision of Acceptable Human Agent Interaction based on Science Fiction at HAI 2019      Oct 2019   [Refereed]
A small-world topology enhances the echo state property and signal propagation in reservoir computing
Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
Neural Networks   112 15-23   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Macroscopic cluster organizations change the complexity of neural activity
Jihoon Park, Koki Ichinose, Yuji Kawai, Junichi Suzuki, Minoru Asada, and Hiroki Mori
Entropy   21(2) 214   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Compensated integrated gradients to reliably interpret EEG classification
Kazuki Tachikawa, Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
IN Proceedings of NIPS 2018 Workshop on Machine Learning for Health      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
A computational model for child inferences of word meanings via syntactic categories for different ages and languages
Yuji Kawai, Yuji Oshima, Yuki Sasamoto, Yukie Nagai, and Minoru Asada
IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Effectively interpreting electroencephalogram classification using the Shapley sampling value to prune a feature tree
Kazuki Tachikawa, Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
In Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning - ICANN 2018   11141 672-681   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Efficient reward-based learning through body representation in a spiking neural network
Yuji Kawai, Tomohiro Takimoto, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
198-203   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Koki Ichinose, Jihoon Park, Yuji Kawai, Junichi Suzuki, Minoru Asada, and Hiroki Mori
in Proceedings of the 7th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics   233-238   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Tomohiro Takimoto, Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
in Proceedings of the 7th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics   120-125   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Yuji Kawai, Tatsuya Tokuno, Jihoon Park, and Minoru Asada
in Proceedings of the 7th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics   126-131   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Errors in children’s speech originating from undifferentiated grammatical categories: A model for over-production of an English past-tense morpheme and a Japanese case particle
Yuji Kawai, Yuji Oshima, Minoru Asada
Cognitive Studies   24(1) 52-66   2017   [Refereed]
Yuji Kawai, Yuji Oshima, Yuki Sasamoto, Yukie Nagai, and Minoru Asada
Cognitive Studies   22(3) 475-479   2015   [Invited]
Yuji Kawai, Yuji Oshima, Yuki Sasamoto, Yukie Nagai, and Minoru Asada
in Proceedings of the 4th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics   78-84   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Yuji Kawai, Minoru Asada, and Yukie Nagai
in Proceedings of the 4th Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics   241-247   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Yuji Kawai, Yukie Nagai, and Minoru Asada
in Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems   5159-5164   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, Takato Horii, Yuji Oshima, Kazuaki Tanaka, Hiroki Mori, Yukie Nagai, Takashi Takuma, and Minoru Asada
in Proceedings of the 16th Annual RoboCup International Symposium      Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Emergence of mirror neuron system: Immature vision leads to self-other correspondence
Yukie Nagai, Yuji Kawai, and Minoru Asada
in Proceedings of the 1st Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics      Aug 2011   [Refereed]
Noriaki Kouda, Yuji Kawai, Nobuyuki Matsui
Transactions on the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers   45(11) 620-627   2007   [Refereed]
Prediction error in the PMd as a criterion for biological motion discrimination: A computational account
Yuji Kawai, Yukie Nagai, and Minoru Asada
IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems   10(2) 237-249   Jun 2018   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
RoboCup 2012: Robot Soccer World Cup XVI Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Yuji Kawai, Jihoon Park, Takato Horii, Yuji Oshima, Kazuaki Tanaka, Hihorki Mori, Yukie Nagai, Takashi Takuma, and Minoru Asada (Part:Joint Work, pp. 178-189)
Springer   2013   

Research Grants & Projects

 
An exploration of the principle of emerging interactions in spatiotemporal diversity
Japan Science and Technology Agency: Strategic Basic Research Programs (CREST)
Project Year: Oct 2017 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Ichiro Tsuda
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Topic-Setting Program to Advance Cutting-Edge Humanities and Social Sciences Research (Responding to Real Society)
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Sep 2021    Investigator(s): Kazuya Matsuura
Legal Beings: Electronic personhoods of artificial intelligence and robots in NAJIMI society, based on a reconsideration of the concept of autonomy
Japan Science and Technology Agency: Strategic Basic Research Programs (RISTEX)
Project Year: Oct 2017 - Sep 2020    Investigator(s): Minoru Asada
R&D for Computing Platform Inspired by Human Brain Cognition
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications: 
Project Year: Jun 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Masayuki Murata
Mirror neuron system by sensorimotor abstraction based on reward
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Yuji Kawai