TAMURA Akihiro
Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Information Systems Design
Associate Professor
Last Updated :2021/10/24

Researcher Profile and Settings

Profile and Settings

  • Research funding number

    20804165

Research Interests

  • Machine Translation
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

Research Areas

  • Informatics/Intelligent informatics

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Information Systems Design, Doshisha University, 2020/04 - Today
  • Visiting Researcher, RIKEN AIP-FUJITSU Collaboration Center, Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, RIKEN, 2018/07 - 2020/03
  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, National University Corporation Ehime University, 2017/04 - 2020/03
  • Senior Researcher, Advanced Translation Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 2016/10 - 2017/03
  • Researcher, Advanced Translation Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 2015/04 - 2016/09
  • NEC Corporation, 2007/04 - 2015/03

Education

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, 2012/04 - 2013/09
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, 2005/04 - 2007/03
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, School of Engineering, 2001/04 - 2005/03

Academic Degrees

  • Dr. Eng., Tokyo Institute of Technology

Association Memberships

  • The Association for Computational Linguistics
  • THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
  • THE ASSOCIATION FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
  • INFORMATION PROCESSING SOCIETY OF JAPAN

Committee Memberships

  • Standing reviewer team, Editorial Team, 2019/05 -2021/06, Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Academic society
  • The Joint Conference of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (ACL/IJCNLP 2021), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2021/02 -2021/04, Academic society
  • The 2021 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics - Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2021), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2020/12 -2021/01, Academic society
  • The Thirty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2021), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2020/09 -2020/11
  • The 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2020), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2020/07 -2020/09
  • The 1st Conference of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 10th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (AACL-IJCNLP 2020), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2020/07 -2020/08
  • The 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2020), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2020/06 -2020/08
  • The 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2020), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2020/01 -2020/03, Academic society
  • The 12th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020), Scientific Committee member (Reviewer), 2019/12 -2020/01, Academic society
  • The Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2020), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2019/08 -2019/11, Academic society
  • The 3rd Workshop on Neural Generation and Translation (WNGT 2019), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2019/08 -2019/09, Academic society
  • The 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2019), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2019/05 -2019/08, Academic society
  • The 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2019/03 -2019/04, Academic society
  • The 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2019), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2019/03 -2019/04, Academic society
  • The 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2018), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2018/05 -2018/07, Academic society
  • The 2nd Workshop on Neural Machine Translation and Generation, Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2018/04 -2018/05, Academic society
  • The 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2018/03 -2018/04, Academic society
  • The 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2018), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2018/02 -2018/04, Academic society
  • The 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT 2018), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2017/12 -2018/02, Academic society
  • The 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), Scientific Committee member (Reviewer), 2017/10 -2017/11, Academic society
  • The 1st Workshop on Neural Machine Translation, Program Committee member, 2017/04 -2017/05, Academic society
  • The 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2017), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2017/02 -2017/03, Academic society
  • The 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016), Program Committee member (Program Booklet Coordinator, Reviewer), 2016/07 -2016/12, Academic society
  • The 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2016), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2016/03 -2016/05, Academic society
  • The 15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT 2016), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2016/01 -2016/02, Academic society
  • The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2015), Program Committee member (Reviewer), 2015/03 -2015/05, Academic society

Awards & Honors

  • Best Paper Award
    Mar. 2021, The Association for Natural Language Processing, Encoder-Decoder Attention ≠ Word Alignment: Axiomatic Method of Learning Word Alignments for Neural Machine Translation
  • Best Paper Award
    Mar. 2021, The Association for Natural Language Processing, Syntax-based Transformer for Neural Machine Translation

Published Papers

  • Synchronous Syntactic Attention for Transformer Neural Machine Translation
    Hiroyuki Deguchi, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya
    Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing: Student Research Workshop (ACL/IJCNLP SRW 2021), 348 - 355, Aug. 2021, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Contrastive Response Pairs for Automatic Evaluation of Non-task-oriented Neural Conversational Models
    Koshiro Okano, Yu Suzuki, Masaya Kawamura, Tsuneo Kato, Akihiro Tamura, Jianming Wu
    Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2021), 202 - 207, Jul. 2021, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Hie-BART: Document Summarization with Hierarchical BART
    Kazuki Akiyama, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya
    Proceedings of the 2021 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Student Research Workshop (NAACL SRW 2021), 159 - 165, Jun. 2021, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Bilingual Subword Segmentation for Neural Machine Translation
    Hiroyuki Deguchi, Masao Utiyama, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya, Eiichiro Sumita
    Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2020), 4287 - 4297, Dec. 2020, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Supervised Visual Attention for Multimodal Neural Machine Translation
    Tetsuro Nishihara, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya, Yutaro Omote, Hideki Nakayama
    Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2020), 4304 - 4314, Dec. 2020, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Transformer-based Approach for Predicting Chemical Compound Structures
    Yutaro Omote, Kyoumoto Matsushita, Tomoya Iwakura, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya
    Proceedings of the 1st Conference of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 10th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (AACL-IJCNLP 2020), 154 - 162, Dec. 2020, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Encoder-Decoder Attention ≠ Word Alignment: Axiomatic Method of Learning Word Alignments for Neural Machine Translation
    Chunpeng Ma, Akihiro Tamura, Masao Utiyama, Tiejun Zhao, Eiichiro Sumita
    Journal of Natural Language Processing, 27(3)531 - 552, Sep. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Syntax-based Transformer for Neural Machine Translation
    Chunpeng Ma, Akihiro Tamura, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita, Tiejun Zhao
    Journal of Natural Language Processing, 27(2)445 - 466, Jun. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Visually-Grounded Parallel Corpus with Phrase-to-Region Linking
    Hideki Nakayama, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya
    Proceedings of the 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020), 4204 - 4210, May 2020, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Multi-Task Learning for Chemical Named Entity Recognition with Chemical Compound Paraphrase
    Taiki Watanabe, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya, Takuya Makino, Tomoya Iwakura
    Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019), 6245 - 6250, Nov. 2019, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Dependency-Based Relative Positional Encoding for Transformer NMT
    Yutaro Omote, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2019 (RANLP 2019), 854 - 861, Sep. 2019, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Dependency-Based Self-Attention for Transformer NMT
    Hiroyuki Deguchi, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2019 (RANLP 2019), 239 - 246, Sep. 2019, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Improving Neural Machine Translation with Neural Syntactic Distance
    Chunpeng Ma, Akihiro Tamura, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita, Tiejun Zhao
    Proceedings of the 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Volume 1 (Long and Short Papers) (NAACL-HLT 2019), 2032 - 2037, Jun. 2019, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Multimodal Neural Machine Translation Using CNN and Transformer Encoder
    Hiroki Takushima, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya, Hideki Nakayama
    Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLING 2019), Apr. 2019, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • CKYに基づく畳み込みアテンション構造を用いたニューラル機械翻訳
    渡邊大貴, 田村晃裕, 二宮崇, Teguh Bharata Adji
    26(1)207 - 230, Mar. 2019, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Neural Machine Translation Incorporating Named Entity
    Arata Ugawa, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura
    Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018), 3240 - 3250, Aug. 2018, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Forest-Based Neural Machine Translation
    Chunpeng Ma, Akihiro Tamura, Masao Utiyama, Tiejun Zhao, Eiichiro Sumita
    Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (ACL 2018), 1253 - 1263, Jul. 2018, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Bilingual Segmented Topic Model
    田村晃裕, 隅田英一郎
    情報処理学会論文誌ジャーナル(Web), 58(12)2080 - 2092, Dec. 2017, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • CKY-based Convolutional Attention for Neural Machine Translation
    Taiki Watanabe, Akihiro Tamura, Takashi Ninomiya
    Proceedings of the Eighth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (Volume 2: Short Papers) (IJCNLP 2017), 1 - 6, Nov. 2017, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Neural Machine Translation with Source Dependency Representation
    Kehai Chen, Rui Wang, Masao Utiyama, Lemao Liu, Akihiro Tamura, Eiichiro Sumita, Tiejun Zhao
    Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2017), 2846 - 2852, Sep. 2017, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Analysis of the use of Background-Distribution for Naïve Bayes Classifiers
    Daniel Andrade, Akihiro Tamura, Masaaki Tsuchida
    Journal of Intelligent Systems, 28(2)259 - 273, Jul. 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Deterministic attention for sequence-to-sequence constituent parsing
    Chunpeng Ma, Lemao Liu, Akihiro Tamura, Tiejun Zhao, Eiichiro Sumita
    Proceedings of the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2017), 3237 - 3243, Jan. 2017, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Unsupervised Word Alignment by Agreement Under ITG Constraint
    Hidetaka Kamigaito, Akihiro Tamura, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura, Eiichiro Sumita
    Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2016), 1998 - 2004, Nov. 2016, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Bilingual segmented topic model
    Akihiro Tamura, Eiichiro Sumita
    Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (ACL 2016), 1266 - 1276, Jan. 2016, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • リカレントニューラルネットワークによる単語アラインメント
    田村 晃裕, 渡辺 太郎, 隅田 英一郎
    22(4)289 - 312, Dec. 2015, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Cross-lingual text classification using topic-dependent word probabilities
    Daniel Andrade, Akihiro Tamura, Masaaki Tsuchida, Kunihiko Sadamasa
    Proceedings of the 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics – Human Language Technologies (NAACL HLT 2015), 1466 - 1471, Jan. 2015, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Unsupervised Learning of Part-of-Speech in Dependency Trees for Machine Translation
    田村晃裕, 渡辺太郎, 隅田英一郎, 高村大也, 奥村学
    情報処理学会論文誌ジャーナル(Web), 55(7)1665 - 1680, Jul. 2014, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Factored Machine Translation for Myanmar to English, Japanese and Vice Versa
    Ye Kyaw Thu, Andrew Finch, Akihiro Tamura, Eiichiro Sumita, Yoshinori Sagisaka
    In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Applications (ICCA 2014), 171 - 177, Feb. 2014, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Recurrent neural networks for word alignment model
    Akihiro Tamura, Akihiro Tamura, Taro Watanabe, Eiichiro Sumita
    Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (ACL 2014), 1470 - 1480, Jan. 2014, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Extracting Translation Pairs from Comparable Corpora through Graph-based Label Propagation
    Akihiro Tamura, Taro Watanabe, Eiichiro Sumita, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura
    Journal of Natural Language Processing, 20(2)133 - 160, Jun. 2013, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Part-of-speech induction in dependency trees for statistical machine translation
    Akihiro Tamura, Akihiro Tamura, Taro Watanabe, Eiichiro Sumita, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura
    Proceedings of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (ACL 2013), 841 - 851, Jan. 2013, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Distortion model considering rich context for statistical machine translation
    Isao Goto, Isao Goto, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita, Akihiro Tamura, Sadao Kurohashi
    Proceedings of the 51th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (ACL 2013), 155 - 165, Jan. 2013, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Bilingual lexicon extraction from comparable corpora using label propagation
    Akihiro Tamura, Taro Watanabe, Eiichiro Sumita
    Proceedings of the 2012 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL 2012), 24 - 36, Dec. 2012, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Extractive Summarization Method for Contact Center Dialogues based on Call Logs
    Akihiro Tamura, Kai Ishikawa, Masahiro Saikou, Masaaki Tsuchida
    Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-11), 500 - 508, Nov. 2011, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Japanese dependency analysis using the ancestor-descendant relation
    Akihiro Tamura, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura
    Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL 2007), 600 - 609, Dec. 2007, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Classification of Multiple-sentence Questions
    田村晃裕, 高村大也, 奥村学
    情報処理学会論文誌, 47(6)1954 - 1962, Jun. 2006, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Classification of Multiple-Sentence Questions
    Akihiro Tamura, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura
    Proceedings of the 2nd International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing: Full Papers (IJCNLP-05), SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, 426 - 437, Oct. 2005, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Exploiting covariate embeddings for classification using Gaussian processes
    Daniel Andrade, Akihiro Tamura, Masaaki Tsuchida
    Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier B.V., 1048 - 14, 01 Mar. 2018, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Neural Approach to Source Dependence Based Context Model for Statistical Machine Translation
    Kehai Chen, Tiejun Zhao, Muyun Yang, Lemao Liu, Akihiro Tamura, Rui Wang, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 26(2)266 - 280, 01 Feb. 2018, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Improving Feature-Rich Transition-Based Constituent Parsing Using Recurrent Neural Networks
    Chunpeng Ma, Akihiro Tamura, Lemao Liu, Tiejun Zhao, Eiichiro Sumita
    IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS, IEICE-INST ELECTRONICS INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS ENG, E100D(9)2205 - 2214, Sep. 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Unsupervised word alignment by agreement under ITG constraint
    Hidetaka Kamigaito, Akihiro Tamura, Hiroya Takamura, Manabu Okumura, Eiichiro Sumita
    Journal of Information Processing, Information Processing Society of Japan, 25831 - 840, 01 Aug. 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Distortion model based on word sequence labeling for statistical machine translation
    Isao Goto, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita, Akihiro Tamura, Sadao Kurohashi
    ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing, 13(1)2:1 - 2:21, Feb. 2014, English, Research paper (scientific journal)

Misc

  • Investigation of Parameters on Segmental Duration Toward Dictionary-based Automatic Assessment of Accents in L2 English Word Utterances
    41 - 6, Dec. 2020, Japanese, Research paper, summary (national, other academic conference)
  • マルチモーダルニューラル機械翻訳のための教師付き視覚的注意の研究
    二宮 崇, 西原 哲郎, 田村 晃裕, 表 悠太郎, 中山 英樹
    Japio YEAR BOOK 2020, 272 - 281, Nov. 2020, Japanese, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • 機械翻訳のための係り受け構造に基づくトランスフォーマーモデルの研究
    二宮 崇, 表 悠太朗, 出口 祥之, 田村 晃裕
    Japio YEAR BOOK 2019, 280 - 287, Nov. 2019, Japanese, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • 高精度で翻訳を行うニューラル機械翻訳技術―言語の壁を超えるコミュニケーション,情報発信・利活用に向けて―
    田村 晃裕
    月刊愛媛ジャーナル, 32(7)81 - 83, Dec. 2018, Japanese, Other
  • 機械学習を応用した軌道回路の状態基準保全に関する研究
    志田洋, 田村晃裕, 二宮崇, 高橋寛
    日本機械学会 第25回鉄道技術連合シンポジウム, 25th, Dec. 2018, Japanese, Research paper, summary (national, other academic conference)
  • CKYに基づく畳込みアテンションを用いたニューラル機械翻訳
    渡邊大貴, 田村晃裕, 二宮崇
    電気関係学会四国支部連合大会講演論文集(CD-ROM), 2018ROMBUNNO.15‐11 , 15 Sep. 2018, Japanese
  • ニューラルネットワークによる軌道回路の状態基準保全に関する考察
    志田洋, 田村晃裕, 二宮崇, 高橋寛
    日本信頼性学会春季信頼性シンポジウム発表報文集, 26th69‐72 , 04 Jun. 2018, Japanese, Research paper, summary (national, other academic conference)
  • 深層学習による柑橘類果実の個数推定
    野口敬輔, 小川達也, 安保良佑, 高原圭太, 河野靖, 木下浩二, 二宮崇, 田村晃裕, 高橋寛, WANG S, 樋上喜信, 藤田欣裕, 二宮宏
    電気関係学会四国支部連合大会講演論文集(CD-ROM), 2017ROMBUNNO.15‐14 , Sep. 2017, Japanese, Research paper, summary (national, other academic conference)
  • 画像処理と深層学習による微小害虫の検出
    中浦大貴, 渡邊大貴, 増成紳介, 矢野良典, 河野靖, 木下浩二, 二宮崇, 田村晃裕, 高橋寛, WANG S, 樋上喜信, 藤田欣裕, 二宮宏
    電気関係学会四国支部連合大会講演論文集(CD-ROM), 2017ROMBUNNO.17‐3 , Sep. 2017, Japanese, Research paper, summary (national, other academic conference)
  • JSAI 2015 Sponsorship, Exhibition and Industry Participation(The 29th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence)
    Akihiro Tamura, Masayuki Ashikawa
    人工知能 = journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, 30(6), Nov. 2015, Japanese, Meeting report
  • Japanese Dependency Analysis as a Coding Problem
    田村晃裕, 高村大也, 奥村学
    情報処理学会研究報告, 2006(124(NL-176))17 - 24, Nov. 2006, Japanese, Research paper, summary (national, other academic conference)