Research

Recent Research Topics

Below are our recent research topics presented in English conferences.  You can see more of our works in our Japanese page.




Common sense knowledge

 
 

Ai Makabi, Hiroshi Matsumoto and Kazuhide Yamamoto. 
Automati
c Selection of Predicates for Common Sense Knowledge Expression. 
Proceedings of the Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING 2013), no page numbers (2013.9)


Paraphrasing 

 
 

Tomoyuki Kajiwara, Hiroshi Matsumoto and Kazuhide Yamamoto. 
Selecting Proper Lexical Paraphrase for Children.
Proceedings of the 25th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING 2013), 
pp.59-73 (2013.10)



Manami Moku, Kazuhide Yamamoto and Ai Makabi. 
Automatic Easy Japanese Translation for information accessibility of foreigners. 
Proceedings of Coling-2012 Workshop on Speech and Language Processing Tools in Education (SLP-TED), pp.85-90 (2012.12)


Machine translation 


Masamichi Ideue, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita and Kazuhide Yamamoto.
Modality-Preserving Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP 2012), pp.129-132 (2012.11)



Masamichi Ideue, Kazuhide Yamamoto, Masao Utiyama and Eiichiro Sumita.
A Comparison of Unsupervised Bilingual Term Extraction Methods Using Phrase-Tables.
Proceedings of the thirteenth Machine Translation Summit, pp.346-351, Sep. 2011



Vietnamese language processing


Tuan Anh Luu and Kazuhide Yamamoto.
A Point-wise Approach for Vietnamese Diacritics Restoration. 
Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP 2012), pp.189-192 (2012.11)


Shallow language analysis (for statistics-based approach)



Kazuki Takigawa and Kazuhide Yamamoto
Syntactic Piece:Idea, Purpose and Application to Sentiment Analysis
Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering, pp.401-404, Nov. 2011.

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Discourse analysis



Mutsugu Kuboki and Kazuhide Yamamoto
Generation of Descriptive Elements for Text
Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering, pp.56-59 , Nov. 2011.