News Archive

2019

New members

We welcome new members, Youmi Ma (MSc student), Wiem Ben Rim (MSc student), and Lars Wolfsteller(ACAP student from Technical University of Munich (TUM)).

Farewell & Welcome Party

We held a farewell party for Wan-kun and Sato-san, and welcome party for Youmi-san, Lars-kun, Unzai-san, and Furuya-san at the rental space.

Farewell Party

We held a farewell party for Emanuele-san at the communication space of the sixth floor.

New members

We welcome new members, Yuko Unzai and Naoko Furuya as technical staffs.

Selection as JSAI reporter

Niwa-san(master student) was selected as a NeurIPS 2019 reporter of JSAI(The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence).

Presentations at ACL 2019

We presented one paper at the The 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2019) held in Florence (Italy).

Farewell Party

We held a farewell party for Liu-san and Sun-san at the communication space of the sixth floor.

New members

We welcome new members, Hyung Junha(from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)),as an international visiting student of TKT CAMPUS Asia ...

Paper and Award at IPSJ-SIGNL

Kazuki Matsumaru presented a paper at the 240th meeting of Special Interest Group of Natural Language Processing (IPSJ-SIGNL), and received the best paper aw...

Invited Talk at IPSJ-SIGNL

Sho Takase, a researcher in Okazaki laboratory, gave a talk at the 240th meeting of Special Interest Group of Natural Language Processing (IPSJ-SIGNL).

AiTech Seminar: Retrieva Inc.

We held an AiTech Seminar with guest speakers, Jiro Nishitoba, Hiroki Ida, Daisuke Kimura, and Hiromasa Sakata from Retrieva Inc..

Presentations at NAACL 2019

We presented two papers at the 2019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics(NAACL2019) and workshop ...

New members

We welcome new members,Yusen Sun(from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology),as an international visiting student of Tokyo Tech Summer Program.

Welcome Party

We held a welcome party for new members at the communication space of the sixth floor with members in Tokunaga Fujii lab and Shinoda lab.

Lab moving

Okazaki Laboratory moved to 6th floor in the same building, West Bldg. 8E.

New member

We welcome a new member, Eriko Nakagawa (staff).

Laboratory orientation

Thank you for joining the laboratory orientation collocated with 2019 Orientation for School of Computing, Tokyo Institute of Technology.

AiTech Seminar: Rakuten Inc

We held an AiTech Seminar with guest speakers, Ayana Yoshida, Lasguido Nio, Makoto Tsutsumi, and Yuki Nakayama from Rakuten Institute of Technology.

New members

We welcome new members, Koichiro Ueki (B4) and Shota Koyama (B4).

New members

We welcome new members, Sangwhan Moon (doctor course), Tatsuya Hiraoka (doctor course), Fuya Nakamura (master course), Hirofumi Fukushima (master course), an...

TV coverage

Members in Okazaki Lab received an interview from a TV program, High School Q - Quiz for learning news - (BS TV Tokyo).

New members

We welcome new members, Yun-Hsuan Liu (from National Tsing Hua University), as an international visiting student of YSEP.

Awards at JNLP 2019

We received a Young Researcher Award and Poster Presentation Awards in the 25th annual meeting of the Association of Natural Language Processing (NLP 2019).

Presentations at JNLP 2019

We presented eight papers at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing (JNLP 2019) held in Nagoya University.

Joint research with CyberAgent

We launched a joint research on text analysis and automatic generation of advertizing slogan with CyberAgent (Press release).

IGP-C applications closed

Our laboratory has closed applications to the international summer internship (from June to August) and International Graduate Program C (IGP-C) commencing i...

Farewell Party

We held a farewell party for Kevin-kun at GOCCHI BATTA Shibuya Dogenzaka.

To be presented at NLP2019

We will present eight papers at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing (JNLP 2019).

Farewell Party

We held a farewell party for Sam-kun at the communication space of the fifth floor.

2018

Welcome Party

We held an end-year party at Bar Niku-Sushi in Ooimachi.

Talk at DWIH Tokyo

Okazaki gave a talk at the 1st Japanese-German-French DWIH symposium on Artificial Intelligence.

Welcome Party

We held a welcome party for newcomers at the communication space of the fifth floor.

New members

We welcome new members, Emanuele Bugliarello (researcher) and Ayumi Sato (staff).

New member

We welcome a new member, Sho Takase, as a postdoctoral researcher of this laboratory.

New members

We welcome new members, Ayana Niwa (MSc student), Zhishen Yang (MSc student), Sam Vijlbrief (ACAP student from Delft University of Technology), Kevin Lee (AC...

Lecture at U Tokyo

Okazaki gave a lecture at 2018 Summer School of Deep Learning (Natural Language Processing and Reinforcement Learning).

Paper at Coling 2018

We have presented a paper at the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018).

Laboratory tour

We made an exhibition of our laboratory in the Open Campus of Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Talk at IPSJ SIG-IFAT

Okazaki gave an invited talk at the 131st meeting of Information Fundamentals and Access Technologies, Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ SIG-IFAT).

Collaborated article

Okazaki collaborated on writing an article, “Conversational AI - how Artificial Intelligence ‘understand’ language” in Science Magazine Newton (Sep 2018).

TV coverage

Okazaki received TV coverage from Shinichi Hatori’s Morning Show (TV Asahi).

Talk at SNL 2018

Okazaki gave an invited talk at the Second International Workshop on Symbolic-Neural Learning (SNL-2018).

New member

We welcome a new member, Pedro Henrique Machado Wigderowitz (from York University), as an international visiting student of ACAP.

Talk at SSII 2018

Okazaki gave a talk at an organized session “multimodal deep learning” of the 24th Symposium on Sensing via Image Information.

Talk at JSAI 2018

Okazaki gave an invited talk at the organized session AI technologies for decision making and consensus building in the complicated society of JSAI 2018.

Media coverage

An article about Asahi Shimbun, with which Okazaki cooperates as an advisor, appeared on June 1 at Weekly ASCII.

New Research Project

Our research proposal was accepted by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

New member

We welcome a new member, Yuling Liu (from Carnegie Mellon University), as an international visiting student.

Visit of Tatsuya Hiraoka

Tatsuya Hiraoka at Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) visited our laboratory and gave a talk.

Welcome Party

We held a welcome party for newcomers at the communication space of the fifth floor.

New members

We welcome new members, Yuichi Sasazawa (B4) and Sho Shimadu (B4).

No vacancy for IGP

Our laboratory has closed applications to the international summer internship (from June to August) and International Graduate Program (IGP) for entering on ...

Hanami

We held a small Hanami party with the new members at the wood deck in front of the main building of Oookayama Campus.

New members

We welcome new members, Sakae Mizuki (doctor course), Kazuki Matsumaru (master course), and Erick Mendieta Molina (master course).

Talk at TDLW2018

Okazaki gave a talk at the workshop Deep Learning: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications (TDLW2018) organized by RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Projec...

Talk at NLP2018 WS

Okazaki gave a talk at a workshop of the 24th annual meeting of the Association of Natural Language Processing.

Young Researcher Awards at NLP2018

Two students who have been mentored by Okazaki (in Tohoku University) received Young Researcher Awards in the 24th annual meeting of the Association of Natur...

Best Paper Award at NLP2018

A paper co-authored by Okazaki received the Best Paper Award in the 24th annual meeting of the Association of Natural Language Processing.

Papers at NLP2018

We will present four papers at the 24th annual meeting of the Association of Natural Language Processing.

Invited talk at CVIM

Okazaki gave an invited talk at the 211st meeting of IPSJ SIG-CVIM: Computer Vision and Image Media.

Invited Talk at TUT

Okazaki gave an invited talk at the symposium held in Toyohashi University of Technology.

Laboratory Fair

We welcome B3 visitors at 17:00-19:00 on January 25 (Thu), 26 (Fri), 30 (Tue), 31 (Wed) and February 19 (Mon).

2017

Visit of Dr Stenetorp

Dr Pontus Stenetorp at University College London (UCL) visited our laboratory and gave a talk.

End Year Party

We held an end-year party at El Pescador with Dr Pontus Stenetorp who gave a talk on that day.

Carpet cleaning

We asked a cleaning service to clean up the carpet in room 501. The service could get out a number of stains in the room.

Invited talk at SIGMUS

Okazaki gave an invited talk at the 117th meeting of IPSJ Special Interest Group on Music and Computer (SIGMUS).

A brand new laboratory

A new laboratory started as Prof. Okazaki was appointed in Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, Tokyo Institute of Technology.