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Research Funded Projects

as PI / Co-PI

April 2011- March 2014
JSPS, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Category B
Research Topic:
A Colloquial Corpus of Japanese Sign Language: The Growth of Linguistic Awareness between Deaf and Hearing
PI:
Mayumi Bono
Co-PI:
Yutaka Osugi, Kohei Kikuchi, Yasuo Horiuchi, and Naomi Harada
Research collaborator:
Katsuya Takanashi
Research Assistants:
Takeshi Sunada, Yuko Takashima, Mariko Kamba, Eiji Taira, Yasuhiro Moriuchi
October 2009- March 2013
JST-PRESTO, research program: Information environment and humans
Research Topic:
Information for All: The construction of coordinated environments for Deaf and Hearing
PI:
Mayumi Bono
October 2009- March 2014
JSPS, Innovation for interdisciplinary approaches across humanities and social sciences
Research Topic:
Suggestions for telecommunication environment in Japanese Sign Language communities
PI:
Mayumi Bono
Co-Investigators:
Hideyuki Nakanishi, Yoshiki Arakawa, Mayumi Shirasawa, Tomohiro Kuroda, Sumihiro Kawano, Ichiro Naito
June 2009 - March 2012
NII, Grand Challenge
Research Topic:
A proposal for Coherent Data Collection of Ordinary Interactions
PI:
Mayumi Bono
Co-Investigators:
Nobuhiro Furuyama, Shuichi Itabashi, Tomoko Osuga, Kimiko Yamakawa, Hideaki Kikuchi, Masashi Inoue, Katsuya Takanashi, Yasuharu Den, Mika Enomoto, Hiromichi Hosoma, Ryoko Hanada, Akira Ichikawa, Kikuo Ichikawa, Hanae Koiso
Aprir 2009 - March 2012
JSPS, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research , Scientific Research Category C
Research Topic:
An Investigation of Integrated Relation and Sequential Relation of Utterance in Spoken Japanese and Japanese Sign Language.
PI:
Katsuya Takanashi
Co-PI:
Mayumi Bono
Co-Investigators:
Hiromichi Hosoma, Yasuo Horiuchi, Naomi Harada, Kazuyuki Kanda
Research Assistant:
Ayami Joh
Aprir 2009 - March 2012
NII, Grants for Collaborative Research Project
Research Topic:
A Study for Building Annotation Systems for Understanding Body Movements in Interaction
PI:
Mayumi Bono
Co-Investigators:
Hiromichi Hosoma, Katsuya Takanashi, Yasuyuki Sumi, Yasuo Horiuchi, Yuji Nagashima, Nobuhiro Furuyama
April 2007 - March 2008
JSPS, Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results
Research Topic:
A Study for Understanding Sequential Structures of Verbal-nonverbal Expression in Japanese Conversation.
PI:
Mayumi Bono
April 2007 - March 2009
Grants-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Research Topic:
A Study for Understanding Participation Structures in Multi-party Conversation.
PI:
Mayumi Bono
June 2006 - March 2007
Leadership Cultivation Program, The 21st Century Center of Excellence Program, Informatics Research Center for Development of Knowledge Society Infrastructure
Research Topic:
Participation Structure in Mediated Multi-Party Dialogues.
PI:
Mayumi Bono
April 2006- March 2009
JSPS: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Scientific Research Category C
Research Topic:
An Investigation of Inter-Dependencies of Speech, Signed Languages, and Gestures in Utterance - A Multi-disciplinary Approach.
PI:
Mayumi Bono
Co-PIs:
Naomi Harada, Katsuya Takanashi, Yasuo Horiuchi, Hiromich Hosoma, Kazuyuki Kanda., Collaborator: Prof. Susan Fischer.
(* Bono has been stepped down from PI to a research collaborator in 2007 due to another grant from JSPS starting from April 2007)
April 2006- March 2009
JSPS, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Scientific Research Category (B)
Research Topic:
Achievement of agreement: Turn-taking system in multi-party interactions
PI:
Yasuhiro Katagiri
Co-PIs:
Masato Iwasaki, Yasuharu Den, Mayumi Bono, Katsuya Takanashi
Research collaborators:
Yosuke Matsusaka, Mika Enomoto
(* Bono has been stepped down from Co-PI to a research collaborator in 2007 due to another grant from JSPS starting from April 2007)

Research Collaborations

September 2000 – March 2001,
Participated in “Expressive Speech Processing” funded by CREST.
April 2003 – March 2006,
Participated in “Ultrahigh-speed Internet Network Society and Media Development” funded by NICT.
April 2004-March 2006,
Participated in “The Robot’s Ears” project funded by SCOPE, Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme.
April 2006- present,
Participated in “i-Explosion: Interaction research project” (JSPS, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, A03 PI: Toyoaki Nishida)
April 2008-March 2011,
Participated in “Research on creating a Sign Language Dictionary”(JSPS, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Category A, PIs: Daisuke Harada, Tsutomu Kimura, Yuji Ngashima, Yasuo Horiuchi, Co-PI: Kazunari, Morimoto, Hisaya Tanaka, Yoshiaki Shirai, Masashi Nishida, Katsuya Takanashi, Hiromichi Hosoma, and Mayumi Bono)
April 2008 -,
Participated in “The Robot’s Ears” project funded by SCOPE, Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme.
April 2009 - March 2012,
Participated in “Trust building: participation framework in conversation” (JSPS, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, PI: Yasuhiro Katagiri, Co-PI: Masato Ishizaki, Mika Enomoto, Research Collaborators: Katsuya Takanashi, Yosuke Matusaka, Yasuharu Den, and Mayumi Bono)