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|Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Ph.D.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Innovative Communication Laboratory
Linguistic Intelligence Research Group
NTT Cyber Space Laboratories (2009.12.1-)
Research Scientist (2001-)
Ryuichiro Higashinaka was born in 1976 in Osaka, Japan. He received a bachelor's degree in Enviromental Information and a master's degree in Media and Governance and a Ph.D. degree from Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan, in 1999, 2001, and 2008, respectively. In 2001, he joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) as a researcher. His research interests include utterance understanding and generation in practical spoken dialogue systems. He is a member of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) and the association for Natural Language Processing. He was a visiting researcher at the University of Sheffield from Nov. 2004 to Mar. 2006. From 2006 to 2008, he was a part-time lecturer at Osaka Electro-Communication University. From 2010, he is a part-time lecturer at Keio University.
Recent Publications (publication list)
|Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, Kohji Dohsaka, and Toyomi Meguro, "Issues in Predicting User Satisfaction Transitions in Dialogues: Individual Differences, Evaluation Criteria, and PredictionModels", IWSDS, pp.48-60, 2010. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010, Volume 6392/2010, 48-60, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-16202-2_5)[slides]||
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|Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Yasuhiro Minami, Hitoshi Nishikawa, Kohji Dohsaka,Toyomi Meguro, Satoshi Kobashikawa, Hirokazu Masataki, Osamu Yoshioka, Satoshi Takahashi, and Genichiro Kikui, "Improving HMM-based Extractive Summarization for Multi-Domain Contact Center Dialogues", SLT, 2010. [pdf][poster]|
|Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Noriaki Kawamae, Kugatsu Sadamitsu, Yasuhiro Minami, Toyomi Meguro, Kohji Dohsaka, Hirohito Inagaki, "Unsupervised Clustering of Utterances using Non-parametric Bayesian Methods", Interspeech, 2011.[pdf]|
|Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Noriaki Kawamae, Kugatsu Sadamitsu, Yasuhiro Minami, Toyomi Meguro, Kohji Dohsaka, Hirohito Inagaki, "Building a Conversational Model from Two-Tweets", ASRU, 2011.[pdf][poster]|
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