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Yo Ehara

エハラ ヨウ | Yo Ehara
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Lecturer
Other affiliations (1):
Homepage URL  (2): http://yoehara.com/http://yoehara.com/
Research field  (4): Mathematical informatics ,  Intelligent informatics ,  Intelligent informatics ,  Web informatics, Service informatics
Research keywords  (7): Educational Support Systems ,  Machine Learning ,  Test Theory ,  Item Response Theory ,  Natural Language Processing ,  Learning Support Systems ,  Vocabulary Learning
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (4):
  • 2018 - 2022 A Study on Automatic Generation of Tests to Measure Abilities for Language Learning Support Systems
  • 2018 - An Efficient Vocabulary Learning Support System based on Regions in Semantic Spaces
  • 2015 - 2018 Developing Statistical Methods to Construct Word Difficulty Measures for Diverse Readers
  • 2012 - 2014 A Study on Support Systems for Practical Second Language Usage by Mathematical Modeling of Mental Lexicon and Lexicon Network
Papers (12):
  • Yo Ehara. An Approach to Summarize Concordancers' Lists Visually to Support Language Learners in Understanding Word Usages. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2019) workshops, NL4XAI demo paper. 2019
  • Yo Ehara. Neural Rasch Model: How Word Embeddings Affect to Word Difficulty?. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING 2019). 2019
  • Yo Ehara. Building an English Vocabulary Knowledge Dataset of Japanese English-as-a-Second-Language Learners Using Crowdsourcing. In the Proceedings of the 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2018). 2018
  • Yo Ehara,Issei Sato,Hidekazu Oiwa,Hiroshi Nakagawa. Mining words in the minds of second language learners for learner-specific word difficulty. Journal of Information Processing. 2018. 26. 267-275
  • Yo Ehara. Language-Independent Prediction of Psycholinguistic Properties of Words. In the Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2017, short paper). 2017. 330-336
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Education (2):
  • 1999 - 2002 Salesio Gakuin High school
  • 2009 - 2013 The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Information Science and Technology Mathematical Informatics, Doctoral Course
Professional career (3):
  • Ph.D. (Information Science and Technology) (The University of Tokyo)
  • Master (Information Science and Technology) (The University of Tokyo)
  • Bachelor (Engineering) (The University of Tokyo)
Work history (7):
  • 2012/04 - 2013/09 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science JSPS Research Fellow (DC2)
  • 2013/10 - 2014/03 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Fellow (PD)
  • 2014/04 - 2015/08 National Institute of Information and Communications Technology Researcher
  • 2015/09 - 2016/03 Tokyo Metropolitan University Project Assistant Professor
  • 2016/04 - 2018/05 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Researcher
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Committee career (6):
  • 2018 - 2018 AAAI2019 Program Committee Member (Reviewer)
  • 2017 - 2017 BEA-12 Program Committee Member (Reviewer)
  • 2016 - 2016 BEA-11 Program Committee Member (Reviewer)
  • 2015 - 2015 ACL 2015 Program Committee Member (Reviewer)
  • 2014 - 2014 ACL 2014 Program Committee Member (Reviewer)
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Awards (5):
  • 2015/09 - Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative, and Mobile Symposium, Information Processing Society of Japan Excellent Paper Award A Prediction Model of Translation Quality for Reducing Costs when using Crowdsourcing Translation
  • 2015/09 - Young Researcher Association for NLP Studies Incentive Award A Relationship Between Vocabulary Ability and Translation Ability
  • 2011/03 - SIG Human-Computer Interaction, Information Processing Society of Japan Student Incentive Award for the Fiscal Year 2010 en.newikipedia.org: A Interactive Reading Support System that Predicts Users' Unfamiliar Words for the English Version of Wikipedia
  • 2009/09 - Young Researcher Association for NLP Studies Incentive Award A Relationship Between Vocabulary Ability and Translation Ability
  • 2017/06 - The Database Society of Japan Best Paper Award (of each volume) Visualizing High-Risk Paths using Road Network Analysis for Disaster Mitigation
Association Membership(s) (7):
JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS IN EDUCATION ,  Association for Computing Machinery ,  The Association for Computational Linguistics ,  The Japan Association for Research on Testing ,  INFORMATION PROCESSING SOCIETY OF JAPAN ,  THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ,  THE ASSOCIATION FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
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