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Yohei Murakami Ph.D

Yohei Murakami is an associate professor of Unit of Design, Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research, Kyoto University, Japan. He currently leads the research and development of the Language Grid, the purpose of which is to share various language resources as Web services and enable users to create new services. He received the Achievement Award of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers for this work in 2013. His research interests lie in services computing and multiagent systems. He founded the Technical Committee on Services Computing in the Institute of Electronics, information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) in 2012. He received his Ph.D. degree in informatics from Kyoto University in 2006.

Employment

Unit of Design
Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research
Kyoto University

Associate Professor

2014-current

Laboratory for Global Information Network
Department of Social Informatics
Graduate School of Informatics
Kyoto University

Researcher

2013-current

Information Services Platform Laboratory
Universal Communication Research Institute
National Institute of Information and Communications Technolgoy

Senior Researcher

2011.04 - 2013.03

Language Grid Project
Language Infrastructure Group
National Institute of Information and Communications Technolgoy

Researcher

2006.04 - 2011.03

Education

Doctor of Informatics, Department of Social Informatics, Kyoto University

Thesis: Protocol Design Using Participatory Simulation

2003.04 - 2006.03

Master of Informatics, Department of Social Informatics, Kyoto University

Thesis: Generating Process Semantics Description from Web Service Scenarios

2001.04 - 2003.03

Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Information Science, Kyoto University

Thesis: Protocol Description among Agents in the System Supporting International Conference

1997.04 - 2001.03

Research Interests

Services Computing

Service Composition, Service Selection, Service Recommendation, Service Adaptation at Runtime, Service Platform, Crowdsourcing

Multi-Agent Systems

Maultiagent-Based Simulation, Participatory Simulation, Usere Modeling, Protocol Design

Academic Activities

Association

  1. Services Computing Technical Committee in IEICE, 2009-2013, Chair

Conferences

  1. IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (IEEE SCC), 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Program Committee.
  2. International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA), 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, Program Committee.
  3. International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), 2007, 2012, Program Committee.
  4. International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), 2008, 2009, Program Committee.
  5. International Workshop on Worldwide Language Service Infrastructure, 2013, 2015, Workshop Chair.

Publications

Book Chapters

  1. Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Service-Oriented Architecture for Interoperability of Multi-Language Services, Paul Buitelaar and Philipp Cimiano (eds.) Towards the Multilingual Semantic Web, Springer, 2014.
  2. Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Masahiro Tanaka, Takao Nakaguchi, Toru Ishida. Service Grid Architecture, Toru Ishida (eds.) The Language Grid: Service-Oriented Collective Intelligence for Language Resource Interoperability, Cognitive Technologies Series, Springer, 2011.
  3. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin. The Language Grid: Service-oriented Approach to Sharing Language Resources, Toru Ishida (eds.) The Language Grid: Service-Oriented Collective Intelligence for Language Resource Interoperability, Cognitive Technologies Series, Springer, 2011.
  4. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Service Supervision for Runtime Service Management, Toru Ishida (eds.) The Language Grid: Service-Oriented Collective Intelligence for Language Resource Interoperability. Cognitive Technologies Series, Springer, 2011.
  5. Rie Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Cascading Translation Services, Toru Ishida (eds.) The Language Grid: Service-Oriented Collective Intelligence for Language Resource Interoperability, Cognitive Technologies Series, Springer, 2011.
  6. Ari Hautasaari, Toshiyuki Takasaki, Takao Nakaguchi, Jun Koyama, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Multi-Language Discussion Platform for Wikipedia Translation, Toru Ishida (eds.) The Language Grid: Service-Oriented Collective Intelligence for Language Resource Interoperability. Cognitive Technologies Series, Springer, 2011.
  7. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Eri Tsunokawa, Yoko Kubota, Virach Sornlertlamvanich. Federated Operation Model for Service Grids, Toru Ishida (eds.) The Language Grid: Service-Oriented Collective Intelligence for Language Resource Interoperability, Cognitive Technologies Series, Springer, 2011.

Journals

  1. Amit Pariyar, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Information Sharing Among Countries: A Perspective from Country-Specific Websites in Global Brands, Journal of Information & Knowledge Management, 2016. (in Press)
  2. Mai Xuan Trang, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Policy-Aware Service Composition: Predicting Parallel Execution Performance of Composite Services, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 2015. (in Press)
  3. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami. Stratege-Proof Pricing for Cloud Service Composition, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, 2015. (in Press)
  4. Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida, Masahiro Tanaka. Federation Architecture for Multilingual Service Infrastructure, IEICE Transaction on Information and Systems, Vol.J97-D, No.6, pp.1094-1101, 2014.6. (in Japanese)
  5. Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka. QoS Analysis for Service Composition by Human and Web Services, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol.E97-D, No.4, pp.762-769, 2014.
  6. Amit Pariyar, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Inconsistency Detection in Multilingual Knowledge Sharing, Journal of Information & Knowledge Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, 2014.
  7. Yohei Murakami, Naoki Miyata, Toru Ishida. Market-oriented QoS Allocation for Volunteer Cloud, IPSJ Journal, Vol.55, No.2, pp.731-738, 2014.2. (in Japanese)
  8. Yohei Murakami, Rie Tanaka, Toru Ishida. Improving Quality of Pivot Translation by Context in Service Coordination, IEICE Transaction on Information and Systems, Vol.J97-D, No.1, pp.165-172, 2014.1. (in Japanese)
  9. Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Protocol Design for Social Systems Using Multi-Agent Simulation, IEICE Transaction on Information and Systems, Vol.J96-D, No.12, pp.2979-2986, 2013.12. (in Japanese)
  10. Shinsuke Goto, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Language Service Selection Using Hypothetical Reasoning, IEICE Transaction on Information and Systems, Vol.J95-D, No.1, pp.1425-1432, 2013. (in Japanese)
  11. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Rieko Inaba, Donghui Lin, Masahiro Tanaka. The Language Grid: Service-Oriented Multi-Language Infrastructure, IEICE Transaction on Information and Systems, Vol.J95-D, No.1, pp.2-10, 2012. (in Japanese)
  12. Akiyo Nadamoto, Eiji Aramaki, Takeshi Abekawa, Yohei Murakami. Acquiring the Gist of Social Network Service Threads via Comparison with Wikipedia, International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking, Vol.7, Iss.2, pp.17-28, 2011.
  13. Donghui Lin, Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka. Designing Dynamic Control Mechanisms for Service Invocation, Journal of Information Processing, Vol.19, pp.52-61, 2011.
  14. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami. Institutional Design for Service-Oriented Collective Intelligence, IEICE Transaction on Information and Systems, Vol. J93-D, No. 6, pp. 675-682, 2010. (in Japanese)
  15. Akiyo Nadamoto, Eiji Aramaki, Takeshi Abekawa, Yohei Murakami. Extracting content holes by comparing community-type content with Wikipedia, International Journal of Web Information Systems, Vol.6 Iss:3, pp.248-260, 2010.
  16. Satoshi Sakai, Masaki Goto, Satoshi Morimoto, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Language Grid Playground: Intercultural Collaboration Environment Using Light Weight Building Blocks, Journal of Human Interface Society Japan, Vol.11, No.1, 2009. (in Japanese)
  17. Eiji Aramaki, Takeshi Abekawa, Yohei Murakami, Akiyo Nadamoto. Dialog analysis of the Community Type Content for Content Hole Search, Journal of the Database Society of Japan, Vol.7, No.1, June 2008, pp.109-114. (in Japanese)
  18. Sachiko Masaki, Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Agent-based Level Test Management System for Information Education, Transactions of the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 24-32, 2006. (in Japanese)
  19. Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida, Tomoyuki Kawasoe, Reiko Hishiyama. Multi-Agent Simulation Based on Interaction Design, Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp.278-285 (in Japanese)
  20. Yohei Murakami, Yuki Sugimoto, Toru Ishida. Constructing Agent Model for Virtual Training Systems, Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 21, No. 3. (in Japanese)

Conferences

  1. Mai Xuan Trang, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Modeling Parallel Execution Policy of Web Services, The 6th EAI International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudComp 2015), 2015.
  2. Mai Xuan Trang, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Policy-Aware Optimization of Parallel Execution of Composite Services, The 12th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-15), pp.106-113, 2015. [Best Paper]
  3. Kemas M. Lhaksmana, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Cascading Failure Tolerance in Large-Scale Service Networks, The 12th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-15), pp.1-8, 2015.
  4. Xin Zhou, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami. Dynamic Sliding Window Model for Service Reputation, The 12th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-15), pp.25-32, 2015.
  5. Toshiyuki Takasaki, Yohei Murakami, Yumiko Mori, Toru Ishida. Intercultural Communication Environment for Youth and Experts in Agriculture Support, 2015 International Conference on Culture Computing, pp.131-136, 2015.
  6. Amit Pariyar, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Content Sharing in Global Brand from Geographic Perspective, 2015 International Conference on Culture Computing, pp. 151-158, 2015.
  7. Mai Xuan Trang, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Integration of Workflow and Pipeline for Language Service Composition, Language Resource and Evaluation Conference (LREC-14), pp.3829-3836, 2014.
  8. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami. An Efficient Algorithm for Strategy-proof Service Composition, 10th International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-13), 2013. (in Press)
  9. Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Service Grid Federation Architecture for Heterogeneous Domain, 9th International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-12), pp.539-546, 2012.
  10. Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka, Arif Bramantoro, Koji Zettsu. Data-Centered Service Composition for Information Analaysis, 9th International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-12), pp.602-608, 2012.
  11. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Koji Zettsu. Data-Intensive Services for Large-Scale Archive Access, 9th International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-12), pp.617-624, 2012.
  12. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. A Service Binding Framework for Open Environment, 9th International Conference on Services Computing (SCC-12), pp.226-233, 2012.
  13. Arif Bramantoro, Toru Kamada, Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Koji Zettsu. Towards Service Atomization for Analyzing Information, 10th International Conference on Web Services (ICWS-12), pp.676-677, 2012.
  14. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Masahiro Tanaka, Rieko Inaba. Language Grid Revisited: An Infrastructure for Intercultural Collaboration, 10th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS 2012), pp.1-16, 2012.
  15. Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka. Improving Service Processes with the Crowds, 9th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2011), 2011.
  16. Shinsuke Goto, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Reputation-Based Selection of Language Services, 8th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2011), pp.330-337, 2011.
  17. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin. A Service Execution Control Framework for Policy Enforcement, 8th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2010), pp.108-121, 2010.
  18. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida, Language Grid Toolbox: Open Source Multi-language Community Site, 4th International Universal Communication Symposium (IUCS 2010), pp.104-110, 2010.
  19. Akiyo Nadamoto, Eiji Aramaki, Takeshi Abekawa, Yohei Murakami. Extracting the Gist of Social Network Services Using Wikipedia, 12th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2010), pp.231-238, 2010.
  20. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Service Supervision for Service-oriented Collective Intelligence, 7th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2010), pp.154-161, 2010. (acceptance rate 18%)
  21. Donghui Lin, Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka. Dynamic Service Invocation Control in Service Composition Environments, 7th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2010), pp.25-32, 2010. (acceptance rate 18%)
  22. Yohei Murakami, Naoki Miyata, Toru Ishida. Market-Based QoS Control for Voluntary Services, 7th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2010), pp.370-377, 2010.
  23. Donghui Lin, Yoshiaki Murakami, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka. Composing Human and Machine Translation Services: Language Grid for Improving Localization Processes, 7th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010), pp.500-506, 2010.
  24. Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin, Masahiro Tanaka, Takao Nakaguchi, Toru Ishida. Language Service Management with the Language Grid, 7th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010), pp.3526-3531, 2010.
  25. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Yuu Nakajima. Learning from Human Behavior in Participatory Simulation, Ambient Intelligence Perspectives II (Selected Papers from the 2nd International Ambient Intelligence Forum 2009), IOS Press, Vol. 5, pp. 147-157, 2010.
  26. Donghui Lin, Yoshiaki Murakami, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka. Lessons Learned from Composing Web Services and Human Activities, 7th International Joint Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC2009), Industry Track, November 2009.
  27. Masahiro Tanaka, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin. Service Supervision Patterns: Reusable Adaption of Composite Services, First International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUDCOMP 2009), pp.147-163, October, 2009.
  28. Rie Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Context-Based Approach for Pivot Translation Services, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09), pp.1555-1561, 2009. (acceptance rate 25.7%)
  29. Masahiro Tanaka, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Satoshi Morimoto. Service Supervision: Coordinating Web Services in Open Environment, IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS-09), 2009. (acceptance rate 15.6%)
  30. Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Towards Service Supervision for Public Web Services, The IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (APSCC08), 2008.
  31. Akiyo Nadamoto, Eiji Aramaki, Takeshi Abekawa, Yohei Murakami. Searching for Important but Neglected Content from Community-type-content, The Fourth International Conference on Signal-Image Technology Internet-based Systems (SITIS08), pp.161--168, 2008.
  32. Arif Bramantoro, Masahiro Tanaka, Yohei Murakami, Ulrich Schäfer, Toru Ishida. A Hybrid Integrated Architecture for Language Service Composition, The IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS08), pp.345-352, 2008.
  33. Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. A Layered Language Service Architecture for Intercultural Collaboration, Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Creating, Connecting and Collaborating through Computing (C5 2008), pp.3-9, 2008.
  34. Toru Ishida, Akiyo Nadamoto, Yohei Murakami, Rieko Inaba, Tomohiro Shigenobu, Shigeo Matsubara, Hiromitsu Hattori, Yoko Kubota, Takao Nakaguchi, Eri Tsunokawa. A Non-Profit Operation Model for the Language Grid, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Global Interoperability for Language Resources, pp.114-121, 2008.
  35. Satoshi Sakai, Masaki Gotou, Masahiro Tanaka, Rieko Inaba, Yohei Murakami, Takashi Yoshino, Yoshihiko Hayashi, Yasuhiko Kitamura, Yumiko Mori, Toshiyuki Takasaki, Yoshie Naya, Aguri Shigeno, Shigeo Matsubara, Toru Ishida. Language Grid Association: Action Research on Supporting the Multicultural Society, Proceedings of International Conference on Informatics Education and Research for Knowledge-Circulating Society (ICKS-08), pp.55-60, 2008.
  36. Toru Ishida, Yuu Nakajima, Yohei Murakami, Hideyuki Nakanishi. Augmented Experiment: Participatory Design with Multiagent Simulation, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-07), pp.1341-1346, 2007.
  37. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami. Language Infrastructure on the Internet, The Seventh APRU Distance Learning the Internet 2006 Conference (DLI-06), 2006.
  38. Toru Ishida, Akiyo Nadamoto, Yohei Murakami. Supporting Intercultural Collaboration by the Language Grid, The ACM 2006 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW-06), 2006. (Interactive Poster)
  39. Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida, Takao Nakaguchi. Infrastructure for Language Service Composition, The Second International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge and Grid (SKG-06), 2006. (acceptance rate 18%)
  40. Ikuo Matsumura, Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Yoshiyuki Fujishiro. Situated Web Service: Context-Aware Approach to High Speed Web Service Communication, The Fourth International Conference on Web Services (ICWS-06), pp.673-680, 2006.
  41. Yohei Murakami, Yuki Sugimoto, Toru Ishida. Modeling Human Behavior for Virtual Training Systems, The 20th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-05), pp.127-132, 2005. (acceptance rate 28% 223/803)
  42. Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida, Tomoyuki Kawasoe, Reiko Hishiyama. Scenario Description for Multi-Agent Simulation, The 2nd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-03), pp.369-376, 2003. (acceptance rate 25% 115/466)

Workshops

  1. Trang Mai Xuan, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. A Policy-Aware Parallel Execution Control Mechanism for Language Application, 2nd International Workshop on Worldwide Language Service Infrastructure, pp.71-85, 2015.
  2. Masayuki Otani, Takao Nakaguchi, Donghui Lin, Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Language Mashup: Personal Grid for Language Resources, 2nd International Workshop on Worldwide Language Service Infrastructure, pp.99-110, 2015.
  3. Yohei Murakami, Masahiro Tanaka, Donghui Lin, Toru Ishida. Open-Source Platform for Language Service Sharing, Workshop on Language Resources, Technology and Services in the Sharing Paradigm collocated with IJCNLP2011, 2011.
  4. Toru Ishida, Yohei Murakami, Yoko Kubota, Rieko Inaba. Federated Operation Model for the Language Grid, Workshop on Language Resources, Technology and Services in the Sharing Paradigm collocated with IJCNLP2011, 2011.
  5. Satoshi Sakai, Masaki Goto, Yohei Murakami, Satoshi Morimoto, Daisuke Morita, Masahiro Tanaka, Toru Ishida. Language Grid Playground: Light Weight Building Blocks for Intercultural Collaboration, The Second International Workshop on Intercultural Collaboration. 2009.
  6. Eiji Aramaki, Takeshi Abekawa, Yohei Murakami, Akiyo Nadamoto. Discriminative Dialog Analysis Using a Massive Collection of BBS Comments, International World Wide Web Conference (WWW08) Workshop on NLP Challenges in the Information Explosion Era (NLPIX2008), 2008.
  7. Rieko Inaba, Yohei Murakami, Akiyo Nadamoto, Toru ishida. Multilingual Communication Support Using the Language Grid, LNCS 4568, Intercultural Collaboration, pp.118-132, 2007.
  8. Yohei Murakami, Masaaki Iwabu, Toru Ishida. Collaborative Creation Platform for Community Language Resources, The First International Workshop on Semantic Web for Collaborative Knowledge Acquisition (SWeCKa-07), 2007.
  9. Yohei Murakami, Toru Ishida. Participatory Simulation for Designing Evacuation Protocols, First International Workshop on Agent Technology for Disaster Management (ATDM 2006), pp.100-107, 2006.
  10. Sachiyo Arai, Yohei Murakami, Yuki Sugimoto, Toru Ishida. Semantic Web Service Architecture using Multi-agent Scenario Description, Pacific Rim International Workshop on Multi-Agents (PRIMA 2003), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2891, Springer-Verlag, pp.98-109, 2003.
  11. Sachiyo Arai, Yohei Murakami, Yuki Sugimoto, Toru Ishida. Multi-agent Scenarios introducing Semantics for Web Services, 6th SANKEN(ISIR, Osaka University) International Symposium on New Trends in Knowledge Processing – Data mining, Seamntic Web and Computational Science, 2003. (Poster)
  12. Yohei Murakami, Kazuhisa Minami, Tomoyuki Kawasoe, Toru Ishida. Multi-Agent Simulation for Crisis Management, IEEE International Workshop on Knowledge Media Networking (KMN-02), pp.135-139, 2002.

Books

  1. Yohei Murakami, Donghui Lin Eds. Worldwide Language Service Infrastructure, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 9442, Springer, 2016.
  2. Catrini Kubontubhu, Yohei Murakami Eds. Toward Sustainable Cultural Landscape of Subak System –Bali Internship Field School 2015-, BPPI, 2015.
  3. Hiromichi Hattori, Takahiro Kawamura, Tsuyoshi Ide, Makoto Yokoo, Yohei Murakami Eds. New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5447, Springer-Verlag, 2009.
  4. Kumiyo Nakakoji, Yohei Murakami, Eric McCready Eds. New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6284, Springer-Verlag, 2010.

Awards

  1. Our paper "Policy-Aware Optimization of Parallel Execution of Composite Services," has received the Best-Paper Award of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC2015).
  2. The Achievement Award of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers. The Language Grid: Multi-Language Service Platform on the Internet, 2013
  3. Our paper "Extracting content-holes by comparing community-type content with Wikipedia," has received Outstanding Papers of Emerald Literati Network, 2011.
  4. Our paper "Context-based Coordination of Machine Translation Services," has received the Best-Paper Award of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence in 2008 (in Japanese).
  5. Our paper "Dynamic Binding of Composite Web Services," has received the Best-Paper Award of the 69th IPSJ National Convention in 2007 (in Japanese).
  6. Our paper "Web Service Composition on the Language Grid Using Domain Ontology," has received the Best-Paper Award for Young Researcher of the 69th IPSJ National Convention in 2007 (in Japanese).
  7. Our paper "Language Grid: An Infrastructure for Intercultural Collaboration," has received the Best-Paper Award of the 20th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence in 2006 (in Japanese).
  8. Our paper "Multi-agent Simulation for Urban Crisis Management," has received the Best-Session Award of the 3rd SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference (SI2002) in 2002 (in Japanese).
  9. Our paper "Evacuation Simulation by using Multi-agent System," has received the Best-Paper Award of the 16th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence in 2002 (in Japanese).