About Me

Seiya Kawano

  •       Ph.D Student,
  •       Spoken Dialogue Group,
  •       Augmented Human Communication Laboratory (AHC lab),
  •       Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)

Research Interests

  •       Natural Language Processing
  •       Spoken Dialogue System
  •       Geographic Information System
  •       Patent Information Processing

Education

Apr. 2018 - Now Ph.D Student, Augmented Human Communication Laboratory,
Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Apr. 2016 - Mar. 2018 Master of Engineering, Augmented Human Communication Laboratory,
Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Mar. 2016 Bachelor of Engineering, National Institution for Academic Degrees
and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education
Apr. 2014 - Mar. 2016 Advanced Course of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering,
National Institute of Technology, Oita College
Apr. 2012 - Mar. 2016 Engineer-in-Training, System Design Engineering Program,
Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education (JABEE)
Apr. 2009 - Mar. 2014 Associate Degree of Engineering, Department of Computer and Control Engineering,
Oita National College of Technology

Honors

Awards

  •       Student Incentive Award, The 23th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Kyushu Section, Septempber 2015.
  •       Best Paper Award, The Journal of Intellectual Property Association of Japan (JIPAJ), December 2017.
  •       Best Paper Award Runner-Up, The 9th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology (IWSDS2018), May 2018.

Others

  •       Exemption from Scholarship Refund for Excellent Student, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Type I scholarship, May 2018.
  •       Accept of NAIST Top Scholarship Program (Admission Fee/Tution Exemption), Nara Institue of Science and Technology, June 2018.

Skills

Programing Language

  •       https://github.com/kwnsiy
  •       Python
  •       C/C++
  •       R
  •       Julia

Kaggle

  •       https://www.kaggle.com/kwnsiy
  •       Kaggle Expert

Publications (Peer Reviewd)

  •       Seiya Kawano, Koichiro Yoshino, Yu Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamura, Dialogue Act Classification in Reference Interview Using Convolutional Neural Network with Byte Pair Encoding, International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue System Technology (IWSDS 2018), Singapore, 2018. (Best Paper Award Runner-Up)
  •       Hirohumi Nonaka, Seiya Kawano, Toru Hiraoka, Takahisa Ota, Shigeru Masuyama,“Study on Technological Accumulation Analysis for Evaluation of Industrial Cluster by Using Spatial Statistics”,Journal of Intellectual Property Association of Japan (in Japanese), Vol.13, No.3, pp.65-78, 2017. (Best Paper Award)
  •       Seiya Kawano, Natsuki Okada, Toru, Hirohumi Nonaka, Atushi Rikimaru,“Classification of Airborne Laser Scanner Data by Using Bilateral Minimum/Maximum Filters”, Journal of the Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (in Japanese), Vo.55, No.1, pp.60-65, 2016.
  •       Seiya Kawano, Toru Hiraoka, Hirohumi Nonaka, Naoki Ataka,“A Digital Watermark for Point Cloud Data”, Journal of the Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (in Japanese), Vol.44, No.3, pp.141-145, 2015.
  •       Hirofumi Nonaka, Seiya Kawano, Toru Hiraoka, Takahisa Ota, and Sigeru Masuyama, “Evaluating Industrial Cluster by Using Spatial Auto Correlation of Patent Applications”, International Conference on Advanced Informatics: Concepts, Theory and Applications 2014, pp.188-191, 2014.
  •       Hirofumi Nonaka, Kenjirou Anai, Toru Hiraoka, Takahisa Ohta, Sigeru Masuyama, and Seiya Kawano, “Assessment Method for Technology Development of an Industrial Cluster by Using Spatial Auto-correlation of Patent Applications”, 43RD International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, pp. Paper27.1-Paper27.8, 2013.