My Info.

Name Kazutaka SHIMADA
Position Associate Professor
Affiliation Department of Artificial Intelligence
Kyushu Institute of Technology
Address 680-4 Iizuka Fukuoka 820-8502 Japan
e-mail shimada-at-pluto.ai.kyutech.ac.jp ** Please replace ``-at-'' with ``@''. **

Research

Current research interests:

Sentiment Analysis, Multi-party Conversation Understanding and Summarization, Multimodal Interpretation

Past research interests:

Table Analysis, Information Extraction, Speech Understanding, Multimodal Interface

Selected Papers

  • The Kyutech corpus and the topic segmentation using a combined method [pdf]
    • Takashi Yamamura, Kazutaka Shimada and Shintaro Kawahara
    • Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, pp. 95-104, 2016.

  • Generating abstractive summaries of sports games from Japanese tweets [link]
    • Yuuki Tagawa and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on E-Service and Knowledge Management (ESKM 2016), 2016.

  • A Sarcasm Extraction Method Based on Patterns of Evaluation Expressions [link]
    • Satoshi Hiai and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on E-Service and Knowledge Management (ESKM 2016), 2016.

  • Stock market prediction from news on the Web and a new evaluation approach in trading [link]
    • Ko Ichinose and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on E-Service and Knowledge Management (ESKM 2016), 2016.

  • KitAi-QA: a Question Answering System for NTCIR-12 QALab-2 (* Oral presentation and Unrefereed publication) [pdf]
    • Shuji Fukamachi and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 12th NTCIR Conference , QALab2, 2016.

  • The Kyutech corpus: a multi-party conversation corpus on a decision-making task [PDF in Japanese]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Takashi Yamamura, Shintaro Kawahara, Giuseppe Carenini, Raymond Ng
    • Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of The Association for Natural Language Processing, pp. 1097-1100, 2016.

  • Trouble information extraction based on a bootstrap approach from Twitter [pdf]
    • Kohei Kurihara and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC29), pp.471-479, 2015.

  • Multi-aspects Rating Prediction Using Aspect Words and Sentences [pdf]
    • Takuto Nakamuta and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC29), pp.513-521, 2015.

  • Extractive Summarization Based on a Combined Method Using Several Features for Multi-Party Conversation [pdf]
    • Yo Tokunaga and Kazutaka Shimada
    • ACIS International Journal of Computer and Information Science, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 12-21, 2015. (to appear)

  • On-site likelihood identification of tweets using a two-stage method [link]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Yurie Onitsuka, Shunsuke Inoue and Tsutomu Endo
    • Tourism Informatics: Towards novel knowledge based approaches, Springer, pp.77-90, 2015.

  • The effectiveness of time sequence information on a sightseeing spot recommender [link]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Hisashi Uehara and Tsutomu Endo
    • Tourism Informatics: Towards novel knowledge based approaches, Springer, pp.135-150, 2015.

  • KitAi-VAL: Textual Entailment Recognition System for NTCIR-11 RITE-VAL [paper] [poster] (*Unrefereed publication)
    • Ayaka Morimoto, Kenta Kurashima, Yo Tokunaga and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 11th NTCIR Conference , 2014.

  • Understanding level estimation using discussion maps for supporting consensus-building [link]
    • Hironobu Takagi and Kazutaka Shimada
    • 18th International Conference in Knowledge Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems - KES2014, pp. 786-793, 2014.

  • A comparative study of potential-of-interest days on a sightseeing spot recommender [paper]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Hisashi Uehara and Tsutomu Endo
    • International Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Innovations and Information Systems (STIIS2014), 2014.

  • Multi-party conversation summarization based on sentence selection using verbal and nonverbal information [paper]
    • Yo Tokunaga and Kazutaka Shimada
    • 2nd International Conference on Smart Computing and Artificial Intelligence (ICSCAI 2014), 2014

  • Conversation summarization using machine learning and scoring method [paper]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Shinpei Toyodome, and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING2013), 2013.

  • KitAi: Textual Entailment Recognition System for NTCIR-10 RITE2 [paper] [poster] (*Unrefereed publication)
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Yasuto Seto, Mai Omura and Kohei Kurihara
    • Proceedings of the 10th NTCIR Conference , 2013.

  • Person Identification Using Top-View Image with Depth Information [link]
    • Daichi Kouno, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • International Journal of Software Innovation (IJSI) , Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp.67-79, 2013.
      *This article is an extend version of SNPD2012.

  • Cooperation Level Estimation of Pair Work Using Top-view Image [PDF]
    • Katsuya Sakaguchi and Kazutaka Shimada
    • Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (ISIS2013). (Session Best Paper Award)

  • Supporting consensus-building and management of conversation using tablet terminals [PDF]
    • Hironobu Takagi and Kazutaka Shimada
    • IEICE HCG Symposium, 2013 (in Japanese).

  • Twitter Sentiment Analysis Based on Writing Style [link]
    • Hiroshi Maeda, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing JapTAL 2012, 2012, to appear

  • A Combined Method Based on SVM and Online Learning with HOG for Hand Shape Recognition [link]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Ryosuke Muto, and Tsutomu Endo
    • Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics, Vol.16, No.5, 2012.

  • A Person Identificatio Method Using a Top-view Head Image from an Overhead Camera [link]
    • Ryota Nakatani, Daichi Kouno, Kazutaka Shimada, Tsutomu Endo
    • Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics, Vol.16, No.5, 2012.

  • Hot spot detection in multi-party conversation using laughing feature [PDF]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Akihiro Kusumoto, Takahiko Yokoyama and Tsutomu Endo
    • IEICE SIG-NLC, 25-30, 2012. (Best Paper Award) (in Japanese)

  • Multi-aspects review summarization with objective information [link]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Ryosuke Tadano, Tsutomu Endo
    • Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Special Issues - Computational Linguistics and Related Fields, Vol. 27, pp. 140-149, 2011.

  • Aspect Identification of Sentiment Sentences Using A Clustering Algorithm [link]
    • Masashi Hadano, Kazutaka Shimada, Tsutomu Endo
    • Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Special Issues - Computational Linguistics and Related Fields, Vol. 27, pp. 22-31, 2011.

  • Analyzing Tourism Information on Twitter for a Local City [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Shunsuke Inoue, Hiroshi Maeda and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of SSNE2011, International Workshop on Innovative Tourism, 2011.

  • Person Identification Using Top-view Image with Depth Information [pdf]
    • Daichi Kouno, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of 13th ACIS International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD 2012), pp. 140-145, 2012.

  • Developing of Interactive e-Learning System with Dialogue [link]
    • Sayaka Minewaki, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of ICIS '12 and the 2012 IEEE/ACIS 11th International Conference on Computer and Information Science, pp. 272-276, 2012.

  • A person identification method using facial, clothing and time feature [pdf]
    • Kazuaki Komatsu, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics (IWACIII2011), GS4-2, 2011. (Session Best Presentation)

  • A Person Identification Method Using a Top-view Head Image from an Overhead Camera [pdf]
    • Ryota Nakatani, Daichi Kouno, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics (IWACIII2011), SS4-1, 2011.

  • A Combined Method Based on SVM and Online Learning with HOG for Hand Shape Recognition [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Ryosuke Muto and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics (IWACIII2011), SS4-3, 2011.

  • Interactive Aspect Summarization Using Word-Aspect Relations for Review Documents [pdf]
    • Shimada Kazutaka, Yamaumi Masashi, Tadano Ryosuke, Hadano Masashi, Endo Tsutomu
    • Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (SCIS & ISIS 2010), TH-A3-4, pp.183-188, 2010.

  • Combination of 3 types of speech recognizers for anaphora resolution [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Noriko Tanamachi and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 24nd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC24), pp. 281-290, 2010.

  • A Hierarchical Multiple Recognizer for Robust Speech Understanding [LNCS]
    • Takahiko Yokoyama, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of The Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI),LNAI 6230, pp. 706-712, 2010.

  • Multi-aspects Review Summarization Based on Identification of Important Opinions and their Similarity [pdf]
    • Ryosuke Tadano, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 24nd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC24), pp. 685-692, 2010.

  • Web image retrieval for abstract queries using text and image information [LNCS]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Suguru Ishikawa and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of The Fifth Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS 2009), LNCS 5839, Springer, pp.300-309, 2009.

  • Effective construction and expansion of a sentiment corpus using an existing corpus and evaluative criteria estimation [pdf]
    • Ryosuke Tadano, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING2009), pp.211-216, 2009.

  • Speech Understanding in a Multiple Recognizer with an Anaphora Resolution Process [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Akira Uzumaki, Mai Kitajima and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING2009), pp. 262-267, 2009.

  • A Graph-based Approach for Sentiment Sentence Extraction [LNCS]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Daigo Hashimoto and Tsutomu Endo
    • Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 5433, New Frontiers in Applied Data Mining, PAKDD 2008 International Workshops, Revised Selected Papers, pp. 38-48, 2009.

  • Sentiment Sentence Extraction Using a Hierarchical Directed Acyclic Graph Structure and a Bootstrap Approach [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Daigo Hashimoto and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC22), pp.341-349, 2008.

  • Seeing several stars: a rating inference task for a document containing several evaluation criteria [LNCS]
    • Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 12th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2008), pp. 1006-1014, 2008.

  • An Effective Speech Understanding Method with a Multiple Speech Recognizer based on Output Selection using Edit Distance [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Satomi Horiguchi and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC22), pp.350-357, 2008.

  • Acquisition of Synonyms Using Relations in Product Specification Tables [link]
    • Tsunehito Seki, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Systems and Computers in Japan, Vol. 38, No. 12, pp. 25-36, 2007.

  • A case study of comparison of several methods for corpus-based speech intention identification [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Kaoru Iwashita and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 10th Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING2007), pp. 255-262, 2007.

  • Speech Understanding Based on Keyword Extraction and Relations Between Words
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Tsutomu Endo and Sayaka Minewaki
    • Computational Intelligence, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 45-60, 2007.

  • Movie Review Classification Based on a Multiple Classifier [pdf]
    • Kimitaka Tsutsumi, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC21), pp. 481-488, 2007.

  • Table Recognition Using Attribute Likelihood Computed from Words [pdf]
    • Tsubasa Kitayama, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Fourth Workshop on Learning with Logics and Logics for Learning (LLLL2006), the 20th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, 2006 .

  • Classification of evaluative sentences using sequential patterns [pdf]
    • Ikuko Osajima, Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proceedings of the 11nd Annual Meeting of The Association for Natural Language Processing (in Japanese), pp.448-451, 2005.

  • Acquisition of new training data from unlabeled data for product specifications extraction [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proc. of PACLING2005, pp. 272-277, 2005. 8.

  • Product Specifications Summarization and Product Ranking System using User's Requests [pdf] - Revised Version of 13th European-Japanese Conference -
    • Kazutaka Shimada and Tsutomu Endo
    • Information Modelling and Knowledge Bases XV, IOS Press, pp. 315-331, 2004. 3.

  • Multiform Summarization from Product Specifications [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Tetsuro Ito and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proc. of PACLING2003, pp. 83-92, 2003. 8.

  • Keyword and Weighting for Product Specifications Extraction [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Koji Hayashi and Tsutomu Endo
    • Proc. of PACLING2003, pp. 285-293, 2003. 8.

  • Information Extraction from Personal Computer Specifications on the Web Using a User's Request [pdf]
    • Kazutaka Shimada, Atsushi Fukumoto and Tsutomu Endo
    • IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol E86-D, No. 8, pp. 1386-1395, 2003. 8.

Work Experience

  • 2014.10 - 2015.8 Visiting Associate Professor at Natural Language Processing group, UBC (The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA)

  • 2012 - present: Associate Professor: Department of Artificial Intelligence, Kyushu Institute of Technology

  • 2002 - 2012: Research Associate: Department of Artificial Intelligence, Kyushu Institute of Technology

Education

  • 1999 - 2002: Oita University (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
    Doctor of Engineering

  • 1997 - 1999: Oita University (Master Course: Computer Science and Intelligent Systems)
    Master of Engineering

  • 1993 - 1997: Oita University (Department of Computer Science and Intelligent Systems)
    Bachelor of Engineering