Naoaki Okazaki

PhD (Information Science and Technology), Associate Professor

Inui-Okazaki Laboratory
Dept. of System Information Sciences, Graduate School of Information Sciences,
Dept. of Information and Intelligent Systems, School of Engineering,
Research Organization of Electrical Communication (ROEC),
Tohoku University

Information Environment and Humans, Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (PREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Room 109, 1st floor, Research Building No 3, Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics
6-3-09 Aramakiaza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8579 Japan
Phone: +81-22-795-7091, FAX: +81-22-795-4285
Mail: okazaki (atmark)



Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence


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Professional Activities



  • Executive comittee, IPSJ-SIGNL, 2014-2015
  • Associate editors, Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence, 2013-
  • Executive comittee, 75th National Convention of Information Processing Society of Japan, 2013.
  • Associate editors, Association for Natural Language Processing, 2012-.
  • Publicity officer, Tohoku Chapter of Information Processing Society of Japan, 2012-.
  • Executive comittee, 16th Annual Conference of Language Processing (in Japan), 2010.
  • Executive comittee, 4th NLP Symposium for Young Researchers (in Japan), 2009.
  • Executive comittee, 3rd NLP Symposium for Young Researchers (in Japan), 2008.
  • Student member of editorial board, the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, 2004-2007.

Reviewer of Journals

  • American Society for Information Science and Technology (2009)
  • Applied Clinical Informatics (2014)
  • BMC Bioinformatics (2010)
  • Computational Intelligence (2011,2012,2013)
  • Information Processing and Management (2011)
  • Information Sciences (2011)
  • Journal of Cheminformatics (2014)
  • Language Resources and Evaluation (2012)
  • Machine Learning Research (2009,2012)
  • Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (2014)
  • Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (2012)
  • Transactions on Management Information Systems (2013)
  • Natural Language Processing (in Japan) (2011,2012,2013,2014)
  • IPSJ Journal (2008,2011,2012,2013)
  • IPSJ Transactions on Databases (TOD) (2008,2010,2011,2012)
  • Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (2008-2010,2012,2014)
  • IEICE Transactions (2010,2012)

Research Fundings

Knowledge and Experience

Programming Languages
C/C++ (particularly skillful), Python, Assembly, JavaScript, PHP, Java, Visual Basic, XML, XSLT, HTML, CSS, VRML
Programming Knowledge
Standard Template Library (STL), Windows Template Library (WTL), Active Template Library (ATL), Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC), Win32 API, Component Object Model (COM), Active X, Web Technologies (HTTP, CGI, SOAP, Ajax, etc.), Database technologies (Berkeley DB, MySQL DB, SQlite, etc.), ...