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Senior Distinguished Researcher Kyosuke Nishida
  • Senior Distinguished Researcher

    Kyosuke Nishida

  • NTT Human Informatics Laboratories

Research on machine reading comprehension towards human-level natural language understanding

We aim to develop a question answering system capable of answering all questions from users through the challenges of human-level natural language understanding.

Awards

  • March 2021: Best Paper Award, in the 27th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing.
  • July 2020: Annual Conference Award, in the 2020 Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (Two papers)
  • March 2020: Paper Award, in the 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing.
  • June 2019: 2018 DBSJ Paper Award, from Database Society of Japan.
  • March 2019: Paper Award, in the 25th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing.
  • March 2019: Interactive Award, in the 11th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management
  • September 2018: Paper Award, in the 2018 Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative, and Mobile Symposium.
  • June 2018: Paper Award, in the 10th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management.
  • March 2018: Best Paper Award, in the 24th Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing.
  • March 2018: Interactive Award, in the 10th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management
  • March 2017: DBSJ kambayashi Young Researcher Award, from Database Society of Japan.
  • March 2017: Interactive Award, in the 9th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management.
  • August 2016: Paper Award, in the 2016 Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative, and Mobile Symposium.
  • June 2016: Paper Award, in the 8th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management.
  • March 2015: IPSJ Yamashita SIG Research Award, from Information Processing Society of Japan.
  • August 2013: Best Paper Award, in the 2013 Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative, and Mobile Symposium.
  • July 2013: Presentation Award, in the 2013 Multimedia, Distributed, Cooperative, and Mobile Symposium.
  • February 2011: DEIM 2011 Best Interactive Award, in the 3rd Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management.
  • September 2010: Best Paper Award, in the Groupware and Network Services Workshop 2010.

Academic Activities

  • IPSJ Special Interest Groups on Natural Language Processing Steering Comittie (2012 - 2016, 2017 -)
  • IPSJ Special Interest Groups on Database System Steering Comittie (2012 - 2016, 2017 - 2021)

Visiting Professor

  • Hosei University, Pert-time Lecture (2019 -)

Publications

Papers

  • Ryota Tanaka(*), Kyosuke Nishida(*), Sen Yoshida, "VisualMRC: Machine Reading Comprehension on Document Images", in Proceedings of the 35st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2021), accepted, February 2021. (*: equal contribution)
  • Kyosuke Nishida, Itsumi Saito, Kosuke Nishida, Kazutoshi Shinoda, Atsushi Otsuka, Hisako Asano and Junji Tomita, "Multi-style Generative Reading Comprehension", in Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2019), pp.2273-2284, July 2019.
  • Kosuke Nishida, Kyosuke Nishida, Masaaki Nagata, Itsumi Saito, Atushi Otuka, Hisako Asano and Junji Tomita, "Answering while Summarizing: Multi-task Learning for Multi-hop QA with Evidence Extraction", in Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2019), pp.2273-2284, 2335-2345, July 2019.
  • Kyosuke Nishida, Itsumi Saito, Atsushi Otsuka, Hisako Asano, and Junji Tomita, "Retrieve-and-Read: Multi-task Learning of Information Retrieval and Reading Comprehension", in Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2018), pp. 647-656, October 2018.
  • Kyosuke Nishida, Kugatsu Sadamitsu, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, and Yoshinori Matsuo, "Understanding the Semantic Structures of Tables with a Hybrid Deep Neural Network Architecture, " in Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2017), pp.168-174, February 2017.
  • Kyosuke Nishida, Hiroyuki Toda, Takeshi Kurashima, and Yoshihiko Suhara, "Probabilistic Identiļ¬cation of Visited Point-of-Interest for Personalized Automatic Check-in," in Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2014), pp.631-642, September 2014.
  • Kyosuke Nishida, Takahide Hoshide, and Ko Fujimura, "Improving Tweet Stream Classification by Detecting Changes in Word Probability," in Proceedings of the 35th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2012), pp. 971-980, August 2012.
  • Kyosuke Nishida and Ko Fujimura, "Hierarchical Auto-Tagging: Organizing Q&A Knowledge for Everyone," in Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), pp. 1657-1660, October 2010.

Research Activity

  • MS MARCO 2.1 Q&A Task: Rank 1 (3 January 2019)
  • MS MARCO 2.1 Q&A + Natural Language Generation Task: Rank 1 (3 January 2019)

Keywords

  • Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Machine Reading Comprehension, Web and Spatial Data Mining

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