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IBM Research - Tokyo, Japan


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Hiroshi Kanayama

Research Staff Member, IBM Research - Tokyo, IBM Japan, Ltd.

Research Interests

Fundamental Technologies

  • Syntactic Parsing:
    Japanese dependency parser suitable for many applications
  • Japanese Universal Dependencies
  • Semantic Processing:
    Extraction of "applicable" semantic structures such as favorable/unfavorable features embedded in people's opinion and relationships for question answering


  • Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
    In-depth detection of sentiments and demands, and automatic pattern induction
  • Machine Translation
  • Document Critiquing
  • Question Answering:
    Participated in the Watson (Jeopardy!) Grand Challenge