Commissioned researches selected in 2019

Corresponding to our open call for commissioned research, 23 proposals were submitted.
The following 8 researches were selected after a strict and fair review process.
Acceptance/rejection notices were sent to applicants during August.

Research Leader Title/Affiliation Program Name Summary
Hayato YAMANA Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University A Passive Authentication Scheme with Imitation Resistance for Smartphones Detail
Yuichi TANAKA Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Extreme Signal Processing Detail
Toshio IRINO Professor, Faculty of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University Extraction of clear speech feature using hearing impairment simulator based on auditory characteristics Detail
Xuping HUANG Assistant Professor, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology Privacy Preserving IoT Healthcare Time-series Data Analysis for Fatigue Detection and Disease Prediction Detail
Masato AKAGI Professor, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Study on voice conversion system between multiple speakers in multiple languages using non-parallel data for training Detail
Sakti SAKRIANI Associate Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology Research on multi-modal speech chain for action recognition of elderly people using audio-visual information Detail
Tomoko MATSUI Professor, Department of Statistical Modeling, the Institute of Statistical Mathematics Data Representation Learning Based on Statistical Methods Detail
Naoki YOSHINAGA Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo Social Implementation of Chat Dialogue System for Elderly Healthcare Monitoring Detail

Commissioned researches selected in 2018

The following 9 researches were selected in January of 2019 with the research period until the end of March, 2020. The first 3 commissioned researches by Prof. KUROHASHI(Kyoto Uni.), Prof. KAWAHARA(Kyoto Uni.) and Prof. KOBAYASHI(Waseda Uni.) were finished in September, 2019, and were shifted to collaborative researches since October, 2019.

Research Leader Title/Affiliation Program Name Summary
Sadao KUROHASHI Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University Analysis and modeling of speaker internal state using persuasive dialogue corpus Detail
Tatsuya KAWAHARA Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University Robust Audio Scene Analysis Detail
Tetsunori KOBAYASHI Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University Multiparty conversation technologies for AI speakers. Detail
Yusuke MIYAO Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo Research on Natural Language Processing Technologies for Spoken Dialogues Detail
Eiji ARAMAKI Associate Professor, Institute of Research Initiative, Nara Institute of Science and Technology Study on Cognitive Impairment Screening using Smart Speaker Detail
Kentaro INUI Professor, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University Knowledge-intensive, Data-driven Dialogue Response Generation Detail
Nobuaki MINEMATSU Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo Development of robust speech collection infrastructure for CALL studies using mobile terminals Detail
Hiroaki OSHIMA Associate Professor, Graduate School of Applied Informatics, University of Hyogo Monitoring Elderly Person Living Alone by IoT Devices and Its Application to Facilitate Family Communication Detail
Akiyo NADAMOTO Professor, Department of Intelligence and Informatics, Konan University Automatic generation of daily laughing content Detail