中野 幹生(なかの みきお)

略歴

  • 2020年6月-現在:(株)C4A研究所 代表取締役
  • 2018年7月–2020年5月: (株) ホンダ・リサーチ・インスティチュート・ジャパン プリンシパル・サイエンティスト
  • 2011年4月–2016年3月: 早稲田大学理工学術院客員上級研究員兼研究院客員教授
  • 2008年1月–2018年6月: (株)ホンダ・リサーチ・インスティチュート・ジャパン プリンシパル・リサーチャ
  • 2004年7月–2007年12月:(株)ホンダ・リサーチ・インスティチュート・ジャパン シニア・リサーチャ
  • 2003年11月–2004年6月: 日本電信電話(株)NTT コミュニケーション科学基礎研究所メディア情報研究部 主任研究員(補佐担当)
  • 2002年11月–2003年10月: 日本電信電話(株)NTT コミュニケーション科学基礎研究所 メディア情報研究部 担当課長(補佐担当)
  • 1999年11月–2002年10月: 日本電信電話(株)NTTコミュニケーション科学基礎研究所メディア情報研究部 主任研究員
  • 1999年2月–1999年10月: 日本電信電話(株)NTTコミュニケーション科学基礎研究所メディア情報研究部 研究主任
  • 1998年10月:東京大学博士(理学) 取得 (博士論文“Spoken Language Analysis Based on Logical Constraint Processing”, 指導教官: 理学系研究科 情報科学専攻 辻井 潤一 教授)
  • 1995年2月–1999年1月: 日本電信電話(株)NTT基礎研究所 情報科学研究部 研究主任
  • 1990年4月–1995年1月: 日本電信電話(株)NTT基礎研究所 情報科学研究部 社員
  • 1990年3月:東京大学大学院 理学系研究科 相関理化学専攻 修士課程修了 理学修士取得
    (修士論文“Parsing Natural Languages Based on Unification and Constraint Unification”, 指導教官 山田 尚勇 教授)
  • 1988年3月:東京大学 教養学部 基礎科学科第一 卒業
  • 1984年3月:岡山県立岡山一宮高等学校 卒業

研究テーマ

  •  対話システムに関するテーマ全般.特に以下のトピックに興味を持つ.
    • あらゆるタイプの対話システムのアーキテクチャと構築法
    • 対話システム構築ツール
    • 対話の分析および対話システムのユーザスタディをもとにした対話システムのデザイン
    • マルチモーダルインタラクション
    • 音声言語理解
    • 対話ロボット
    • バーチャル対話エージェント

技術・知識

  • 様々なタイプの対話システムのデザインと構築法
  • 対話システム評価のためのユーザスタディ
  • 対話管理
  • 音声言語理解
  • 人工知能
  • プログラミング
    • Java,Python,Lisp,Cなど
  • 日本語学,理論言語学,意味論,語用論,対話分析

言語

  • 日本語(母語)
  • 英語(上級)

招待講演・チュートリアル

  • “Robots that can learn new words and their grounded meanings through dialogues”, Invited Talk at SMIAE at ACL 2012, Jeju, Korea, Jul, 2012
  • IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Panel-2: Human Robot Interaction and Spoken Language, Dec., 2010.
  • Industry/Academia Panel at the 2010 Young Researchers Roundtable on Spoken Dialogue Systems, Sep., 2010.
  • “A Model for Conversational Robot Intelligence based on Multiple Experts and Its Applications”, Seminar at Chinese University of Hong Kong, Apr., 2007.
  • “Multi-modal Human-Robot Interaction”, the 15th German-Japanese Forum on IT, Nov. 2005.
  • Panel Discussion: Paradigms, Corpora and Tools in Discourse and Dialogue Research at SIGDIAL-2003, 2003.
  • 中野 幹生:「対話システム研究の10年を振り返って:これまでとこれから」第10回対話システムシンポジウム,人工知能学会 言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会,2019年12月
  • 中野 幹生:「チュートリアル:対話システム構築入門」2018年度人工知能学会全国大会(第32回),2018年6月.
  • 中野 幹生:「グラウンディング知識を獲得する対話システムに向けて」第4回Language and Robotics研究会,2018年1月.
  • 中野 幹生:「チュートリアル:対話システムの研究課題」,第8回対話システムシンポジウム,人工知能学会 言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会,2017年10月.
  • 中野 幹生,「マルチモーダル対話システムとテキスト対話システム:その共通点と相違点」電子情報通信学会 パターン認識・メディア理解研究会・音声研究会・福祉情報工学研究会 招待講演 2016年6月.
  • 中野 幹生,李 晃伸,駒谷 和範,東中 竜一郎:「音声応用(音声対話)は今後こうなる!」情報処理学会 音声言語情報処理研究会.パネル討論, 2014年1月.
  • 中野 幹生,荒木 雅弘,駒谷 和範,堂坂 浩二,東中 竜一郎,藤江 真也,船越 孝太郎,翠 輝久,南 泰浩: 対話システム研究の進め方,人工知能学会 言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会「対話システムシンポジウム」チュートリアル&パネル,2010年10月.
  • 片桐 恭弘,柏岡 秀紀,高梨 克也, 中野 幹生, 藤江 真也,水上 悦雄,「音声対話研究の今後を考える」情報処理学会音声言語情報処理研究会,人工知能学会,言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会合同パネルディスカッション, 2010年2月
  • 中野 幹生「音声対話インタフェース・会話ロボットの最新技術」情報処理学会東海支部講演会 2010年10月
  • 荒木 雅弘, 片桐 恭弘, 駒谷 和範, 堂坂 浩二, 中野 幹生, 翠 輝久: SIGDIAL 2009,Young Researchers’ Roundtable on Spoken Dialogue Systems 2009参加報告, 人工知能学会 言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会.2009年11月
  • 中野 幹生,ヒューマノイドロボットのインタラクション機能の高度化に向けて. 学術創成研究費研究「人間同士の自然なコミュニケーションを支援する知能メディア技術」最終報告会, 2006年1月.
  • 中野 幹生, ロボットの対話と行動の統合モデル,JEITA自然言語処理シンポジウム, 2005年11月.

主要発表論文

論文誌

  1. Mikio Nakano and Kazunori Komatani: A framework for building closed-domain chat dialogue systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol. 204, Article 106212, 2020.

  2. Kazunori Komatani, Naoki Hotta, Satoshi Sato, Mikio Nakano: User-Adaptive A Posteriori Restoration for Incorrectly Segmented Utterances in Spoken Dialogue Systems. Dialogue and Discourse, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp.206-224, 2017.
  3. Kazunori Komatani, Naoki Hotta, Satoshi Sato and Mikio Nakano: “Posteriori Restoration of Turn-Taking and ASR Results for Incorrectly Segmented Utterances”. IEICE Trans. INF. & SYST., Vol.E98-D, No. 11, pp. 1923-1931, 2015.
  4. Yuko Ozasa, Mikio Nakano, Yasuo Ariki and Naoto Iwahashi: “Discriminating Unknown Objects from Known Objects Using Image and Speech Information”, IEICE Trans. INF. & SYST., Vol.E98-D, No.3, pp.704-711, 2015.
  5. Xiang Zuo, Taisuke Sumii, Naoto Iwahashi, Mikio Nakano, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Natsuki Oka, ”Correcting phoneme recognition errors in learning out-of-vocabulary words through speech interaction,” Speech communication, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 190-203, 2013.
  6. Takaya Araki, Tomoaki Nakamura, Takayuki Nagai, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Naoto Iwahashi: Online Object Categorization Using Multimodal Information Autonomously Acquired by a Mobile Robot. Advanced Robotics, Vol. 26, No. 17, pp. 1995-2020, 2012, (Best Paper Award)
  7. Ryo Nagata, Kotaro Funakoshi, Tatsuya Kitamura, and Mikio Nakano: A Method for Predicting StressedWords in Teaching Materials for English Jazz Chants. IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. 95-D, No. 11, pp. 2658-2663, 2012
  8. Kazunori Komatani, Mikio Nakano, Masaki Katsumaru, Kotaro Funakoshi, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Automatic Allocation of Training Data for Speech Understanding Based on Multiple Model Combinations. IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. 95-D, No. 9, pp. 2298-2307, 2012.
  9. Mikio Nakano, Yuji Hasegawa, Kotaro Funakoshi, Johane Takeuchi, Toyotaka Torii, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Naoyuki Kanda, Kazunori Komatani, Hiroshi G Okuno, and Hiroshi Tsujino: A multiexpert model for dialogue and behavior control of conversational robots and agents, Knowledge-based Systems, Vol. 24 Issue 2, pp. 248-256, 2011.
  10. Xiang Zuo, Naoto Iwahashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, Ryo Taguchi, Shigeki Matsuda, Komei Sugiura, and Natsuki Oka. Detecting Robot-Directed Speech by Situated Understanding in Physical Interaction, Journal of Japan Society of Artificial Intelligence, Vol.25, No.6, pp. 670-682, 2010. (also appeared in Information and Media Technologies Vol. 5 No. 4 pp. 1314-1326), 2010.
  11. Ryuichiro Higashinaka and Mikio Nakano: Ranking Multiple Dialogue States by Corpus Statistics to Improve Discourse Understanding in Spoken Dialogue Systems, IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems, Vol.E92-D, No.9, pp.1771-1782, 2009.
  12. Yoshitaka Nishimura, Kazutaka Kushida, Hiroshi Dohi Mitsuru Ishizuka, Johane Takeuchi, Mikio Nakano and Hiroshi Tsujino, Development of Multimodal Presentation Markup Language MPMLHR for Humanoid Robots and Psychological Evaluation, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol.4, No.1, pp. 1-20, 2007.
  13. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Katsuhito Sudoh, and Mikio Nakano: Incorporating Discourse Features into Confidence Scoring of Intention Recognition Results in Spoken Dialogue Systems”, Speech Communication, Speech Communication, Special Issue on Spoken Language Understanding for Conversational Systems, Vol. 48, pp. 417-436, 2006.
  14. Katsuhito Sudoh, and Mikio Nakano: Post-dialogue confidence scoring for unsupervised statistical language model training, Speech Communication, Vol.40, No.4, pp. 387-400, 2005.
  15. Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa: Spoken dialogue understanding Using and Incremental Speech Understanding Method, SYSTEMS and COMPUTERS in JAPAN, Vol. 36, No. 12, pp.75–84, 2005.
  16. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa: Evaluating Discourse Understanding in Spoken Dialogue Systems, ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing Vol.1, No.1, Pages 1-20, 2004.
  17. 大野 航平,武田 龍,ニコルズ エリック,中野 幹生,駒谷 和範:対話を通じた未知語のクラス獲得に向けた暗黙的確認の提案.人工知能学会論文誌,Vol.33, No.1,pp. DSH-E 1-10,2018.
  18. 杉山 貴昭, 船越 孝太郎, 中野 幹生, 駒谷 和範:多人数対話におけるユーザの状態に着目したロボットの応答義務の推定人工知能学会論文誌Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 1-9. 2016.
  19. 西村 仁志,小篠 裕子,有木 康雄,中野 幹生:一般物体認識に基づく音声で指示された物体の選択法電子情報通信学会論文誌D, Vol. J98-D No. 9 pp. 1265-1276, 2015.
  20. 小林一樹,船越孝太郎,小松孝徳,山田誠二,中野幹生: ASE に基づく相槌によるロボットとの対話体験の向上,人工知能学会論文誌,Vol.30, No.4, pp.604-612, 2015.
  21. 寺田和憲,山田誠二,小松孝徳,小林一樹,船越孝太郎,中野幹生,伊藤昭:移動ロボットによるArtificial Subtle Expressions を用いた確信度表出,人工知能学会論文誌,Vol.28, No.3, pp.311-319, 2013.
  22. 小松孝徳,小林 一樹,山田 誠二,船越 孝太郎,中野幹生:確信度表出における人間らしい表現とArtificial Subtle Expressions との比較,人工知能学会論文誌,Vol.27, No.5, pp.263-270, 2012.
  23. 船越 孝太郎,小林 一樹中野 幹生, 小松 孝徳, 山田 誠二: 対話の低速化とArtificial Subtle Expression による発話衝突の抑制. 人工知能学会論文誌, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp.353-365, 2011.
  24. 小松 孝徳,山田 誠二,小林 一樹,船越 孝太郎,中野 幹生:Artificial Subtle Expressions: エージェントの内部状態を直感的に伝達する手法の提案,人工知能学会論文誌,Vol. 25, No. 6, pp.733-741, 2010.
  25. 田口 亮,岩橋 直人,船越 孝太郎,中野 幹生,能勢 隆,新田 恒雄: 統計的モデル選択に基づいた連続音声からの語彙学習, 人工知能学会論文誌, Vol.25, No.4, pp.549-559, 2010. (人工知能学会論文賞)
  26. 勝丸 真樹,中野 幹生,駒谷 和範,船越 孝太郎,辻野 広司,尾形 哲也,奥乃 博: 複数の言語モデルと言語理解モデルによる音声理解の高精度化, 電子情報通信学会論文誌 Vol. J93-D No.6, pp.879-888, 2010.
  27. 船越 孝太郎,木村 法幸, 中野 幹生,岩橋 直人:音声対話ロボットによる語彙と言い回しの制限がない名称学習.電子情報通信学会論文誌, Vol. J93-D No.5 pp.610-620, 2010.
  28. 船越 孝太郎,小林 一樹,中野 幹生,山田 誠二,北村 泰彦,辻野 広司:Artificial Subtle Expressionとしての明滅光源による音声対話の円滑化, 電子情報通信学会論文誌, Vol. J92-A, No.11,2009.
  29. 船越 孝太郎,中野 幹生,長谷川 雄二,辻野 広司:概念体系を中心とした自然言語インターフェース構築フレームワーク, 人工知能学会論文誌, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp.437-446, July, 2008.
  30. 福林 雄一朗,駒谷 和範,中野 幹生,船越 孝太郎,辻野 広司,尾形 哲也,奥乃 博: 音声対話システムにおけるラピッドプロトタイピングを指向した言語理解. 情報処理学会論文誌,Vol.49, No.8,pp. 2762-2772, Aug., 2008.
  31. 西村 義隆,石塚 満,中臺 一博,中野 幹生,辻野 広司:MFT を用いたロボットの動作中における音声認識, 日本ロボット学会誌,Vol.25, No.8, pp.1189-1199, Nov., 2007.
  32. 神田 直之,駒谷 和範,中野 幹生,中臺 一博,辻野 広司,尾形 哲也, 奥乃 博:マルチドメイン音声対話システムにおける対話履歴を利用したドメイン選択. 情報処理学会論文誌, Vol.48, No.5, May, 2007.
  33. 山本 俊一,中臺 一博,中野 幹生,辻野 広司,Jean-Marc Valin,駒谷 和範,尾形哲也,奥乃博:音源分離との統合によるミッシングフィーチャマスク自動生成に基づく同時発話音声認識. 日本ロボット学会誌, Vol.25, No.1, pp.92-102, 2007.
  34. 山本 俊一,中臺 一博,中野 幹生,辻野 広司,Jean-Marc Valin,武田 龍,駒谷 和範,尾形 哲也,奥乃 博:遺伝的アルゴリズムを用いたパラメータ最適化による話者位置に基づく同時発話認識の向上, ヒューマンインタフェース学会論文誌, Vol.8, No.2, pp.203-212, 2006.
  35. 宮崎 昇,中野 幹生,相川 清明:逐次発話理解法による対話音声理解. 電子情報通信学会論文誌D-II, Vol.J87-D-II, No.2, pp.456-463, 2004.
  36. 中野 幹生,島津 明:複数の形態の入力に対応した選言的素性構造による辞書記述法.情報処理学会論文誌Vol. 39, No. 11, pp. 2960-2967, 1998.
  37. 中野 幹生,島津 明:言い直しを含む発話の解析. 情報処理学会論文誌Vol. 39, No. 6, pp.1935-1943, 1998.
  38. 中野 幹生,島津 明:選言情報を含む単一化文法記述から論理的制約に基づく内部表現への変換法. 情報処理学会論文誌Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 490-499, 1997.
  39. 中野 幹生,島津 明,小暮 潔:分散協調処理による自然言語解析. コンピュータソフトウエアVol. 12, No. 5, pp.33-44, 1995.
  40. 中野 幹生,島津 明:論理的制約の射影演算を用いた単一化に基づく構文解析. 情報処理学会論文誌Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 22-31, 1995.
  41. (レター) 福林 雄一朗,駒谷 和範,中野 幹生,船越 孝太郎,辻野 広司,尾形 哲也,奥乃 博:音声認識結果とコンセプトへの重みづけによるWFST に基づく音声言語理解の高精度化, 情報技術レターズ, 2007
  42. (レター) 星野 厚,中野 幹生,竹内 誉羽,長谷川 雄二,加藤 和彦,辻野 広司: タスク指向対話とチャットを統合した対話ロボットインターフェース.情報技術レターズ, 2006.

書籍

  1. Kohji Dohsaka, Mikio Nakano, Kiyoaki Aikawa, and Takeshi Kawabata. Spoken Dialogue System DUG-1. in Seiichi Nakagawa, Michio Okada, Tatsuya Kawahara eds., Spoken Language Systems (Advanced Information Technology), IOS Press Inc., 2005.
  2. Mikio Nakano. “Constraint Projection for Efficient Unification-Based Parsing”. Harald Trost (ed.) Feature Formalisms and Linguistic Ambiguity, pp. 103-122, Ellis Horwood 1993.
  3. 人工知能学会(編) 人工知能学事典第2 版(「対話システム」「音声対話システムの対話処理」を担当)共立出版,2017
  4. 中野幹生,駒谷和範,船越孝太郎,中野有紀子:対話システム,コロナ社,2015
  5. 島津明, 堂坂浩二, 川森雅仁, 中野幹生: 話し言葉対話の計算モデル,電子情報通信学会,2014
  6. (社) 日本ロボット学会, (社) 人工知能学会, 日本人間工学会, (株) KRI, (財) 製造科学技術センター(編). ロボット分野のアカデミックロードマップ. 2008 (R7-2 インタラクティブヒューマノイド(インタラクション・コミュニケーション) を担当)
  7. 言語処理学会(編) 言語処理学事典(分担執筆)共立出版,2009.
  8. 日本認知科学会(編) 認知科学辞典(分担執筆)2002.

解説記事

  1. Mikio Nakano, Yasuhiro Minami, James Glass, Stephanie Seneff, and Victor Zue. Building Japanese Conversational Systems based on the Galaxy Architecture. NTT Technical Review. Vol.1, No.6, pp. 15–20, 2003.
  2. Kohji Dohsaka, Norihito Yasuda, Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa A Mechanism for Smooth Conversation, NTT Technical Review Vol.1, No.2, pp.40-44, 2003
  3. 中野 幹生:音声言語理解技術の概要と今後の展望,電子情報通信学会誌,Vol.101 No.9 pp.875-879,2018.
  4. 中野 幹生: 実用的な対話ロボットの構築に向けて―物理世界での言語インタラクションのモデルと技術課題―メディア教育研究 第9巻 第1号,2012.
  5. 中野 幹生, 堂坂 浩二: 音声対話システムの言語・対話処理. 人工知能学会誌, Vol.17, No.3, pp.271–278, 2002.
  6. 中野 幹生: 話がはずむ音声対話システム. 情報処理, Vol.40, No.4, pp. 365-369, 1999.
  7. 平沢 純一, 堂坂 浩二, 中野 幹生, 宮崎 昇, 相川 清明, 音声対話で柔軟なやりとりができるコンピュータ~音声対話システムDUG-1~, JTT(Journal of Technology Transfer), 技術移転の会, Vol.23, No.12, pp.8-13, 2000.
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国際会議

  1. Kazunori Komatani and Mikio Nakano: User Impressions of Questions to Acquire Lexical Knowledge. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2020), pp.147‑156, 2020.
  2. Kotaro Funakoshi, Ryota Yamagami, Shigeki Sugano, and Mikio Nakano: Response Obligation Estimation That Considers Users’ Repetitive Utterances using Knowledge-Guided Random Forest. Proceedings of the19th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, (Humanoids 2019), pp. 99-105, 2019.
  3. Chenlong Hu, Mikio Nakano, and Manabu Okumura: AutoEncoder Guided Bootstrapping of Semantic Lexicon.:  Proceedings of the 16th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2019), Part III, pp. 220-233, 2019.
  4. Gale M. Lucas, Jill Boberg, David R. Traum, Ron Artstein, Jonathan Gratch, Alesia Gainer, Emmanuel Johnson, Anton Leuski, and Mikio Nakano: Culture, Errors, and Rapport-building Dialogue in Social Agents. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 2018): pp. 51-58, 2018.
  5. Satoru Oshikawa, Tomoaki Nakamura, Takayuki Nagai, Masahide Kaneko, Kotaro Funakoshi, Naoto Iwahashi, and Mikio Nakano: Interaction Modeling Based on Segmenting Two Persons Motions Using Coupled GP-HSMM. Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2018), pp. 288-293, 2018.
  6. Tomoaki Nakamura, Takahiro Kobori and Mikio Nakano: Learning Dialogue Strategies for Interview Dialogue Systems That Can Engage in Small Talk: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Spoken Dialog System Technology 2018 (IWSDS 2018), 2018.
  7. Masahiro Araki, Sayaka Tomimasu, Mikio Nakano, Kazunori Komatani, Shogo Okada, Shinya Fujie, and Hiroaki Sugiyama: Collection of Multimodal Dialog Data and Analysis of the Result of Annotation of Users’ Interests. Proceedings of the 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2018), 2018.
  8. Takanori Komatsu, Kazuki Kobayashi, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Vibrational Artificial Subtle Expressions: Conveying System’s Confidence Level to Users by Means of Smartphone Vibration, In Proceedings of the 36th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2018), 2018.
  9. Gale M. Lucas, Jill Boberg, David R. Traum, Ron Artstein, Jonathan Gratch, Alesia Gainer, Emmanuel Johnson, Anton Leuski, and Mikio Nakano: Getting to Know Each Other: The Role of Social Dialogue in Recovery from Errors in Social Robots. Proceedings of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2018), pp. 344-351, 2018
  10. Gale M. Lucas, Jill Boberg, David R. Traum, Ron Artstein, Jonathan Gratch, Alesia Gainer, Emmanuel Johnson, Anton Leuski, and Mikio Nakano: The Role of Social Dialogue and Errors in Robots. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI 2017), pp. 431-433, 2017.
  11. Kohei Ono, Ryu Takeda, Eric Nichols, Mikio Nakano, and Kazunori Komatani: Lexical Acquisition through Implicit Confirmations over Multiple Dialogues. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2017), pp. 50–59, 2017.
  12. Ron Artstein, David R. Traum, Jill Boberg, Alesia Gainer, Jonathan Gratch, Emmanuel Johnson, Anton Leuski, and Mikio Nakano: Listen to My Body: Does Making Friends Help Influence People?: Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 2017), pp. 430-435, 2017
  13. Takanori Komatsu, Kazuki Kobayashi, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Response Times when Interpreting Artificial Subtle Expressions are Shorter than with Human-like Speech Sounds. Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017), pp. 3501-3505, 2017.
  14. Kotaro Funakoshi and Mikio Nakano: Online Evaluation of Response Obligation Estimation on the HALOGEN Multimodal Interaction Framework. roceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2017), pp. 119-120, 2016.
  15. Kei Wakabayashi, Johane Takeuchi, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Nonparametric Bayesian Models for Spoken Language Understanding. Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2016), pp. 2144-2152, 2016.
  16. Ron Artstein, David R. Traum, Jill Boberg, Alesia Gainer, Jonathan Gratch, Emmanuel Johnson, Anton Leuski, and Mikio Nakano: Niki and Julie: a robot and virtual human for studying multimodal social interaction. Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2016), pp. 402-403, 2016.
  17. Takahiro Kobori, Mikio Nakano, and Tomoaki Nakamura: Small Talk Improves User Impressions of Interview Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2016), pp. 370-380, 2016
  18. Takanori Komatsu, Rui Prada, Kazuki Kobayashi, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano: Investigating Ways of Interpretations of Artificial Subtle Expressions Among Different Languages: A Case of Comparison Among Japanese, German, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2015), 2015.
  19. Takaaki Sugiyama, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Kazunori Komatani: Estimating response obligation in multi-party human-robot dialogues. 2015 IEEE-RAS 15th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2015), pp. 166-172, 2015.
  20. Kazunori Komatani, Naoki Hotta, Satoshi Sato, and Mikio Nakano: User Adaptive Restoration for Incorrectly-Segmented Utterances in Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2015), pp. 393-401, 2015.
  21. Takanori Komatsu, Rui Prada, Kazuki Kobayashi, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Is Interpretation of Artificial Subtle Expressions Language-Independent?: Comparison among Japanese, German, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015 Extended Abstracts), pp. 2175-2180, 2015.
  22. Hitoshi Nishimura, Yuko Ozasa, Yasuo Ariki, and Mikio Nakano: Selection of an Object Requested by Speech Based on Generic Object Recognition Proceedings of the 2014 Workshop on Multimodal, Multi-Party, Real-World Human-Robot Interaction (MMRWHRI 2014) , 2014.
  23. Naoki Hotta and Kazunori Komatani and Satoshi Sato and Mikio Nakano: Detecting Incorrectly-Segmented Utterances for Posteriori Restoration of Turn-Taking and ASR Results Proceedings ofvthe 15h Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2014), pp. 313-317, 2014.
  24. Takanori Komatsu, Kazuki Kobayashi, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Augmenting Expressivity of Artificial Subtle Expressions (ASEs): Preliminary Design Guideline for ASEs, The 5th Augmented Human International Conference (AH 2014), pp. 40:1-40:10, 2014.
  25. Hitoshi Nishimura, Yuko Ozasa, Yasuo Ariki, and Mikio Nakano: Selection of Unknown Objects Specified by Speech Using Models Constructed from Web Images, International Conference on Pattern Recognition, (ICPR-2014), pp. 477-482, 2014.
  26. Casey Kennington, Kotaro Funakoshi, Yuki Takahashi, and Mikio Nakano: Simple Timing for Probabilistic Multiparty Dialogue Management. Proceedings of “Timing in Human-Robot Interaction”, Workshop at the Conference of Human-Robot Interaction, 2014,
  27. Casey Kennington, Kotaro Funakoshi, Yuki Takahashi, and Mikio Nakano: Probabilistic multiparty dialogue management for a game master robot. Proceedings of the 2014 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-robot Interaction (HRI-2014). pp. 200-201, 2014.
  28. Hitoshi Nishimura, Yuko Ozasa, Yasuo Ariki, and Mikio Nakano: Object Recognition by Integrated Information Using Web Images, Proceedings of Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition (ACPR 2013), pp. 657-661, 2013.
  29. Tsugumi Otsuka, Kazunori Komatani, Satoshi Sato, and Mikio Nakano: Generating More Specific Questions for Acquiring Attributes of Unknown Concepts from User. Proceedings of the 14th Annual SIGDIAL Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2013), pp. 70–77, 2013.
  30. Takashi Yamauchi, Mikio Nakano, and Kotaro Funakoshi: A Robotic Agent in a Virtual Environment that Performs Situated Incremental Understanding of Navigational Utterances, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2013),, pp. 369–371, 2013.
  31. Seiji Yamada, Kazunori Terada, Kazuki Kobayashi, Takanori Komatsu, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Expressing a Robot’s Confidence with Motion-based Artificial Subtle Expressions, Proceedings of the 31st Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013), Work-in-Progress, pp.1023-1028, 2013.
  32. Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, Takenobu Tokunaga and Ryu Iida: Modeling Referring Expressions with Bayesian Networks. Proceedings of SemDial 2012 (SeineDial): Proceeidings of the 16th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL 2012), pp. 153-154, 2012.
  33. Yuko Ozasa, Yasuo Ariki, Naoto Iwahashi and Mikio Nakano, Disambiguation in Unknown Object Detection by Integrating Image and Speech Recognition Confidences Proceedings of the 11th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2012), pp. 85-96, 2012.
  34. Kazunori Komatani, Akira Hirano, and Mikio Nakano, Detecting System-directed Utterances using Dialogue-level Features, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2012), pp. 230-233, 2012.
  35. Kazuki Kobayashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, Seiji Yamada, Mikio Nakano, Takanori Komatsu, and Yasunori Saito: Impressions made by blinking light used to create artificial subtle expressions and by robot appearance in human-robot speech interaction. Proceedings of 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012): pp. 215-220, 2012.
  36. Takanori Komatsu, Kazuki Kobayashi, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: How Can We Live with Overconfident or Unconfident Systems?: A Comparison of Artificial Subtle Expressions with Human-like Expression, Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2012), pp. 1816-1821, 2012.
  37. Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, Takenobu Tokunaga, and Ryu Iida: A Unified Probabilistic Approach to Referring Expressions. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2012), pp 237–246, 2012.
  38. Takanori Komatsu, Kazuki Kobayashi, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Can users live with overconfident or unconfident systems?: a comparison of artificial subtle expressions with human-like expression. Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI Extended Abstracts 2012), pp. 1595–1600, 2012.
  39. Yuko Ozasa, Naoto Iwahasi, Tetsuya Takiguchi, Yasuo Ariki, and Mikio Nakano: Integrated Multimodal Information for Detection of Unknown Objects and Unknown Names, Proceedings of the 2012 RISP International Workshop on Nonlinear Circuits, Communications and Signal Processing (NCSP 2012), 2012.
  40. Takanori Komatsu, Seiji Yamada, Kazuki Kobayashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Interpretations of Artificial Subtle Expressions (ASEs) in Terms of Different Types of Artifact: A Comparison of an on-screen Artifact with A Robot. Proceedings of the International Conference of the HUMAINE Association on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2011), pp. 22-30., 2011.
  41. Takaya Araki, Tomoaki Nakamura, Takayuki Nagai, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Naoto Iwahashi: Autonomous acquisition of multimodal information for online object concept formation by robots. Proceedings of IROS 2011: pp.1540-1547, Oct., 2011. (Best Paper Finalist, Best Student Paper Finalist)
  42. Ryo Taguchi, Yuji Yamada, Koosuke Hattori, Taizo Umezaki, Masahiro Hoguro, Naoto Iwahashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Learning Place-Names from Spoken Utterances and Localization Results by Mobile Robot, Proceedings of Interspeech 2011, 2011.
  43. Kazuki Kobayashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, Seiji Yamada, Mikio Nakano, Takanori Komatsu, and Yasunori Saito: Blinking light patterns as artificial subtle expressions in human-robot speech interaction. Proceedings of 20th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2011): pp. 181-186, Aug., 2011.
  44. Mikio Nakano, Shun Sato, Kazunori Komatani, Kyoko Matsuyama, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: A Two-Stage Domain Selection Framework for Extensible Multi-Domain Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2011), pp 18–29, 2011. (Best Paper Nominee)
  45. Takanori Komatsu, Seiji Yamada, Kazuki Kobayashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Effects of different types of artifacts on interpretations of artificial subtle expressions (ASEs). Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2011, Extended Abstracts Volume (CHI 2011 Extended Abstracts) : pp. 1249-1254, 2011.
  46. Kotaro Funakoshi, Tomoya Mizumoto, Ryo Nagata, and Mikio Nakano: The Chanty Bear: Toward a Robot Teaching English to Children, Proceedings of HRI2011 Workshop: Robots and Children: Practices for Human-Robot Symbiosis, 2011.
  47. Kotaro Funakoshi, Tomoya Mizumoto, Ryo Nagata, and Mikio Nakano: The Chanty Bear: A New Application for HRI Research, Proceedings of 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, pp. 141-142, 2011.
  48. Xiang Zuo, Taisuke Sumii, Naoto Iwahashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Natsuki Oka: Correction of phoneme recognition errors in word learning through speech interaction, Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT-2010), pp. 360-365, 2010.
  49. Mikio Nakano, Naoto Iwahashi, Takayuki Nagai, Taisuke Sumii, Xiang Zuo, Ryo Taguchi, Takashi Nose, Akira Mizutani, Tomoaki Nakamura, Muhammad Attamimi, Hiromi Narimatsu, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Yuji Hasegawa: Grounding New Words on the Physical World in Multi-Domain Human-Robot Dialogue, Proceedings of the AAAI 2010 Fall Symposium on Dialog with Robots., pp.74-79 2010.
  50. Hiromi Narimatsu, Mikio Nakano, and Kotaro Funakoshi: A Classifier-Based Approach to Supporting the Augmentation of the Question-Answer Database for Spoken Dialogue Systems, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology, pp. 182-187, 2010.
  51. Anja Austermann, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Learning Naturally Spoken Commands for a Robot, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH 2010), pp. 2506-20509, 2010.
  52. Ryo Nagata, Tomoya Mizumoto, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano. Toward a Chanting Robot for Interactively Teaching English to Children. Proceedings of the INTERSPEECH 2010 Satellite Workshop on Second Language Studies:Acquisition, Learning, Education and Technology (L2WS2010), 2010.
  53. Antoine Raux and Mikio Nakano: The Dynamics of Action Corrections in Situated Interaction, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2010), pp. 165-174, 2010.
  54. Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, Kazuki Kobayashi, Takanori Komatsu and Seiji Yamada: Nonhumanlike Spoken Dialogue: A Design Perspective, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2010), pp. 176–184, 2010.
  55. Anja Austermann, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Affect Users’ Ways of Giving Commands and Feedback? Proceedings of 19th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2010), pp. 234-239, 2010.
  56. Xiang Zuo, Naoto Iwahashi, Ryo Taguchi, Shigeki Matsuda, Komei Sugiura, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Natsuki Oka: Detecting Robot-Directed Speech by Situated Understanding in Physical Interaction, Proceedings of 19th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2010), pp. 608-613, 2010.
  57. Kazunori Komatani, Masaki Katsumaru, Mikio Nakano, Kotaro Funakoshi, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Automatic Allocation of Training Data for Rapid Prototyping of Speech Understanding based on Multiple Model Combination. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2010), Poster Volume, pp.579–587, 2010.
  58. Anja Austermann, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: How do users interact with a pet-robot and a humanoid, Proceedings of the 28th of the international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI-2010 Extended Abstracts), pp. 3727–3732, 2010.
  59. Takanori Komatsu, Seiji Yamada, Kazuki Kobayashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Proposing Artificial Subtle Expressions as an Intuitive Notification Methodology for Artificial Agents’ Internal States, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2010), pp. 447-452, 2010.
  60. Takanori Komatsu, Seiji Yamada, Kazuki Kobayashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Artificial subtle expressions: intuitive notification methodology of artifacts. Proceedings of the 28th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010), pp. 1941-1944., 2010.
  61. Kotaro Funakoshi, Kazuki Kobayashi, Mikio Nakano, Takanori Komatsu, and Seiji Yamada: Reducing Speech Collisions by Using an Artificial Subtle Expression in a Decelerated Spoken Dialogue, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, pp.34-41, 2010.
  62. Anja Austermann, Seiji Yamada, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Similarities and differences in users’ interaction with a humanoid and a pet robot. Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI 2010) pp. 73-74, 2010.
  63. Xiang Zuo, Naoto Iwahashi, Ryo Taguchi, Shigeki Matsuda, Komei Sugiura, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Natsuki Oka: Robot-Directed Speech Detection Using Multimodal Semantic Confidence Based on Speech, Image, and Motion, Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2010), pp.2458-2461, 2010.
  64. Ryo Taguchi, Naoto Iwahashi, Takashi Nose, Kotaro Funakoshi and Mikio Nakano: Learning lexicons from spoken utterances based on statistical model selection, Proceedings of 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech-2009), pp. 2735-2738, 2009.
  65. Masaki Katsumaru, Mikio Nakano, Kazunori Komatani, Kotaro Funakoshi, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Improving Speech Understanding Accuracy with Limited Training Data Using Multiple Language Models and Multiple Understanding Models, Proceedings of 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech-2009), 2009.
  66.  Masaki Katsumaru, Mikio Nakano, Kazunori Komatani, Kotaro Funakoshi, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: A Speech Understanding Framework that Uses Multiple Language Models and Multiple Understanding Models, Proceeding of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics – Human Language Technologies 2009 conference (NAACL-HLT 2009) Companion Volume: Short Papers, pp. 133-136, 2009.
  67. Naoto Iwahashi, Ryo Taguchi,Komei Sugiura, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Mikio Nakano: Robots that Learn to Converse: Developmental Approach to Situated Language Processing, Proceedings of the National Conference on Man-Machine Speech Communication (NCMMSC2009), 2009.
  68. Kotaro Funakoshi, Philipp Spanger, Mikio Nakano, and Takenobu Tokunaga: A Probabilistic Model of Referring Expressions for Complex Objects. Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG 2009), pp.191-194, 2009.
  69. Kotaro Funakoshi, Kazuki Kobayashi, Mikio Nakano, Seiji Yamada, Yasuhiko Kitamura, and Hiroshi Tsujino: Smoothing human-robot speech interactions by using a blinking-light as subtle expression. Proceedings of International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI-2008), pp.293-296, 2008.
  70. Kazuki Kobayashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, Seiji Yamada, Mikio Nakano, Yasuhiko Kitamura, and Hiroshi Tsujino: Smoothing Human-Robot Speech Interaction with Blinking-Light Expressions, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2008), pp.47-52, 2008.
  71. Mikio Nakano, Kotaro Funakoshi, Yuji Hasegawa and Hiroshi Tsujino: A Framework for Building Conversational Agents Based on a Multi-Expert Model Proceedings of the 9th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2008), pp. 88-91, 2008.
  72. Yuichiro Fukubayashi, Kazunori Komatani, Mikio Nakano, Kotaro Funakoshi, Hiroshi Tsujino, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno Rapid Prototyping of Robust Language Understanding Modules for Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the Third International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2008), pp. 210-216, 2008.
  73. Shun’ichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Mikio Nakano, Hiroshi Tsujino, Jean-Marc Valin, Kazunori Komatani, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Design and Implementation of A Robot Audition System for Automatic Speech Recognition of Simultaneous Speech, Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU-2007), pp. 111-116, 2007.
  74. Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, Toyotaka Torii, Yuji Hasegawa, Hiroshi Tsujino, Noriyuki Kimura, and Naoto Iwahashi: Robust Acquisition and Recognition of Spoken Location Names by Domestic Robots, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS-2007), 2007.
  75. Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, Yuji Hasegawa, and Hiroshi Tsujino: Semantic Interpretation Supplementarily Using Syntactic Analysis, Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP-2007), 2007.
  76. Mikio Nakano, Yuka Nagano, Kotaro Funakoshi, Toshihiko Ito, Kenji Araki, Yuji Hasegawa, and Hiroshi Tsujino: Analysis of User Reactions to Turn-Taking Failures in Spoken Dialogue Systems, Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2007), pp.120-123, 2007.
  77. Kazuhiro Nakadai, Ryota Sumiya, Mikio Nakano, Koichi Ichige, Yasuo Hirose, and Hiroshi Tsujino: The Design of Phoneme Grouping for Coarse Phoneme Recognition. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA/AIE-2007), pp.905-914 , Jun., 2007.
  78. Yoshitaka Nishimura, Shinichiro Minotsu, Hiroshi Dohi, Mitsuru Ishizuka, Mikio Nakano, Kotaro Funakoshi, Johane Takeuchi, Yuji Hasegawa, and Hiroshi Tsujino: A markup language for describing interactive humanoid robot presentations. Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI-2007), pp. 333-336, 2007.
  79. Mikio Nakano, Atsushi Hoshino, Johane Takeuchi, Yuji Hasegawa, Toyotaka Torii, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Kazuhiko Kato, and Hiroshi Tsujino: A Robot That Can Engage in Both Task-Oriented and Non-Task-Oriented Dialogues In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids-2006), pp. 404–411, 2006.
  80. Yoshitaka Nishimura, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Mikio Nakano, Hiroshi Tsujino and Mitsuru Ishizuka: Speech Recognition for a Humanoid with Motor Noise Utilizing Missing Feature Theory, Proceedings of the International Conference on IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids-06), pp. 26-33, 2006.
  81. Yoshitaka Nishimura, Mikio Nakano, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Hiroshi Tsujino and Mitsuru Ishizuka: Speech Recognition for a Robot under its Motor Noise by Selective Application of Missing Feature Theory and MLLR, Proceedings of ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Statistical and Perceptual Audio Processing (SAPA-2006),pp.53-58, 2006.
  82. Shun’ichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Mikio Nakano, Hiroshi Tsujino, Jean-Marc Valin, Ryu Takeda, Kazunori Komatani, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Leak Energy based Missing Feature Mask Generation for ICA and GSS and Its Evaluation with Simultaneous Speech Recognition, Proceedings of ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Statistical and Perceptual Audition (SAPA2006), pp. 42-46, 2006.
  83. Shun’ichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Mikio Nakano, Hiroshi Tsujino, Jean-Marc Valin, Ryu Takeda, Kazunori Komatani, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Genetic Algorithm-Based Improvement of Robot Hearing Capabilities in Separating and Recognizing Simultaneous Speech Signals. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA/AIE-2007): 207-217, 2007.
  84. Kazunori Komatani, Naoyuki Kanda, Mikio Nakano, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Hiroshi Tsujino, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Multi-Domain Spoken Dialogue System with Extensibility and Robustness against Speech Recognition Errors. Proceedings of the 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2006), pp.9–17, 2006.
  85. Shun’ichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Mikio Nakano, Hiroshi Tsujino, Jean-Marc Valin, Kazunori Komatani, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Real-Time Robot Audition System That Recognizes Simultaneous Speech in the Real World, Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS-2006), pp. 5333-5338, Oct., 2006.
  86. Johane Takeuchi, Kazutaka Kushida, Yoshitaka Nishimura and Hiroshi Dohi, Mitsuru Ishizuka, Mikio Nakano, and Hiroshi Tsujino: Comparison of a Humanoid Robot and an On-Screen Agent as Presenters to Audiences, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS-2006), pp. 3964-3969, 2006.
  87. Shun’ichi Yamamoto, Ryu Takeda, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Mikio Nakano, Hiroshi Tsujino, Jean-Marc Valin, Kazunori Komatani, Tetsuya Ogata, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: Recognition of Simultaneous Speech by Estimating Reliability of Separated Signals for Robot Audition. Proceedings of PRICAI 2006: Trends in Artificial Intelligence, 9th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4099, pp. 484-494, 2006
  88. Mikio Nakano, Yuji Hasegawa, Toyotaka Torii, Yohane Takeuchi, Kazuhiro Nakadai, Hiroshi Tsujino, Naoyuki Kanda, and Hiroshi G. Okuno: A Two-Layer Model for Behavior and Dialogue Planning in Conversational Service Robots, Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS-2005), pp. 3329-3335, 2005.
  89. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Katsuhito Sudoh, and Mikio Nakano: Incorporating Discourse Features into Confidence Scoring of Intention Recognition Results in Spoken Dialogue Systems. The 30th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-2005), Vol. I, pp. 25-28, 2005.
  90. Matthias Denecke, Kohji Dohsaka, and Mikio Nakano. Fast Reinforcement Learning of Dialogue Policies using Linear Function Approximation. Proceedings of the First International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-04), pp., 1-11, 2004.
  91. Matthias Denecke, Kohji Dohsaka, and Mikio Nakano: Learning dialogue policies using state aggregation in reinforcement learning, In: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (INTERSPEECH-ICSLP-2004), pp. 325-328 (2004).
  92. James Glass, EugeneWeinstein, Scott Cyphers, Joseph Polifroni, Grace Chung, and Mikio Nakano. A Framework for Developing Conversational User Interfaces. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces (CADUI 2004), pp. 347-358, 2004.
  93. Katsuhito Sudoh and Mikio Nakano. Post-Dialogue Recognition Confidence Scoring for Improving Statistical Language Models using Untranscribed Dialogue Data. in Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Workshop on Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU-2003), pp. 111-116, 2003.
  94. Mikio Nakano and Timothy J. Hazen. Using Untranscribed User Utterances for Improving Language Models Based on Confidence Scoring. Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Eurospeech-2003 (Interspeech-2003)), pp.,  417-420, 2003.
  95. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa. Evaluating Discourse Understanding in Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Eurospeech-2003 (Interspeech-2003)), pp. 1941-1944, 2003.
  96. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa. Corpus-based Discourse Understanding in Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-2003), pp. 240-247, 2003.
  97. Ryo Sato, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Masafumi Tamoto, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa: Learning Decision Trees to Determine Turn-Taking by Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, (ICSLP-2002 (Interspeech 2002)), pp.861-864, 2002.
  98. Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa: A Method for Evaluating Incremental Utterance Understanding in Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, (ICSLP-2002 (Interspeech 2002)), pp. 829-832, 2002.
  99. Mikio Nakano, Yasuhiro Minami, Stephanie Seneff, Timothy J. Hazen, D. Scott Cyphers, James Glass, Joseph Polifroni, and Victor Zue. Mokusei: A Telephone-based Japanese Conversational System in the Weather Domain in Proceedings of the seventh European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (EUROSPEECH-2001), pp. 1331-1334, 2001.
  100. Mikio Nakano, Noboru Miyazaki, Norihito Yasuda, Akira Sugiyama, Jun-ichi Hirasawa, Kohji Dohsaka, and Kiyoaki Aikawa: WIT: A Toolkit for Building Robust and Real-Time Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the First ACL SIGDIAL Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL-2000), pp. 150-159, 2000.
  101. V. Zue, S. Seneff, J. Polifroni, M. Nakano, Y. Minami, T. Hazaen, and J. Glass. From JUPITER to MOKUSEI: Multilingual Conversational Systems in the Weather Domain. Proceedings of the Workshop on Multilingual Speech Communications (MSC2000), 2000.
  102. Kohji Dohsaka, Norihito Yasuda, Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano and Kiyoaki Aikawa. An Efficient Dialogue Control Method under System’s Limited Knowledge Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, (ICSLP-2000 (Interspeech 2000)), pp. 739-742, 2000.
  103. Jun-ichi Hirasawa, Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa. New Feature Parameters for Detecting Misunderstandings in a Spoken Dialogue System. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, (ICSLP-2000 (Interspeech 2000)) Vol.2, pp.154-157, 2000.
  104. Noboru Miyazaki, Jun-ichi Hirasawa, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoaki Aikawa New Method for Understanding Sequences of Utterances by Multiple Speakers Proceedings of the 6th International  Conference on Spoken Language Processing, (ICSLP-2000 (Interspeech 2000)) pp.707-710, 2000.
  105. Mikio Nakano, Noboru Miyazaki, Jun-ichi Hirasawa, Kohji Dohsaka, and Takeshi Kawabata. Understanding Unsegmented User Utterances in Real-Time Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-99), pp.200-207, 1999.
  106. Mikio Nakano, Kohji Dohsaka, Noboru Miyazaki, Jun-ichi Hirasawa, Masafumi Tamoto, Masahito Kawamori, Akira Sugiyama, and Takeshi Kawabata Handling Rich Turn-Taking in Spoken Dialogue Systems Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (EUROSPEECH-99), pp. 1167-1170, 1999.
  107. Jun-ichi Hirasawa, Mikio Nakano, Takeshi Kawabata and Kiyoaki Aikawa Effects of System Barge-in Responses on User Impressions. Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (EUROSPEECH-99), pp. 1391-1394 1999.
  108. Jun-ichi Hirasawa, Noboru Miyazaki, Mikio Nakano, and Takeshi Kawabata. Implementation of Coordinative Nodding Behavior on Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP-98), paper 0158, 1998.
  109. Mikio Nakano and Akira Shimazu, Translating a Unification Grammar with Disjunctions into Logical Constraints Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (COLING-ACL ’98), pp. 934-938, 1998.
  110. Mikio Nakano and Akira Shimazu, Parsing Utterances Including Self-Repairs, Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Human-Computer Conversation, 1997.
  111. Akira Shimazu, Mikio Nakano, and Kiyoshi Kogure. Cooperative Analysis of Dialogue Utterances with Multiple Weak Grammars. Proceedings of Fourth Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics (PACLING-97) pp. 293–300, 1997.
  112. Kiyoshi Kogure, Akira Shimazu, and Mikio Nakano. Parsing Plans Situation-Dependently in Dialogues, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-96), pp. 1094–1097, 1996.
  113. Mikio Nakano, Akira Shimazu, and Kiyoshi Kogure, A Grammar and a Parser for Spontaneous Speech. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-94), pp. 1014-1020, 1994.
  114. Akira Shimazu, Kiyoshi Kogure, and Mikio Nakano. Cooperative Distributed Processing for Understanding Dialogue Utterances Proceedings of the 1994 International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP-94) , pp. 99–102, 1994.
  115. Kiyoshi Kogure, Akira Shimazu, and Mikio Nakano. Recognizing Plans in More Natural Dialogue Utterances. Proceedings of the 1994 International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP-94) pp. 935–938, 1994.
  116. Mikio Nakano, Constraint Projection: An Efficient Treatment of Disjunctive Feature Descriptions, Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-91), pp. 307-314, 1991.

受賞

  1. 人工知能学会 言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会 対話システムライブコンペティション2  シチュエーショントラック 最優秀賞 (チーム OUHRI: 中島 圭祐,駒谷 和範,中野 幹生)2019年12月.
  2. 2019年度人工知能学会全国大会(第33回)優秀賞(藤岡 勇真,林 克彦,中野 幹生,駒谷 和範:対話システムにおける知識獲得質問のためのラベル文字列を用いた知識グラフ補完性能の向上)
  3. 2013 Best Paper Award, Robotics Society of Japan (Takaya Araki, Tomoaki Nakamura, Takayuki Nagai, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Naoto Iwahashi: Online Object Categorization Using Multimodal Information Autonomously Acquired by a Mobile Robot. Advanced Robotics 26(17): pp. 1995-2020, 2012), Sep., 2013.
  4. IEEE/RSJ IROS 2011 Best Paper Finalist/Best Student Paper Finalist, (Takaya Araki, Tomoaki Nakamura, Takayuki Nagai, Kotaro Funakoshi, Mikio Nakano, and Naoto Iwahashi: Autonomous acquisition of multimodal information for online object concept formation by robots. Proceedings of IROS 2011: pp.1540-1547, Oct., 2011. )
  5. ロボカップ研究賞 (Takahiro Kobori, Tomoaki Nakamura, Mikio Nakano, Takayuki Nagai, Naoto Iwahashi, Kotaro Funakoshi, and Masahide Kaneko: Robust comprehension of natural language instructions by a domestic service robot. Advanced Robotics, 30(24): 1530-1543 (2016))
  6. HAI シンポジウム2011 Outstanding Research Award 優秀賞, (小松孝徳,小林一樹,山田誠二,船越孝太郎,中野幹生, ユーザは言動不一致なシステムを許せるのか?:人間らしい表現とASE の表出がユーザに与える影響の調査)
  7. 第14 回計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門講演会(SI2013) 優秀講演賞(高橋 裕己,中野 幹生,岩橋 直人,左 祥,船越 孝太郎,岡 夏樹,菅野 重樹: マルチモーダル情報を用いた未知語を含む発話のドメイン選択)
  8. 2010年度人工知能学会論文賞(田口 亮,岩橋 直人,船越 孝太郎,中野 幹生,能勢 隆,新田 恒雄:統計的モデル選択に基づいた連続音声からの語彙学習)
  9. 第6 回計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門講演会(SI2005) ベストセッション講演賞(山本 俊一,中臺 一博,中野 幹生,辻野 広司,Jean-Marc Valin,駒谷 和範,尾形 哲也,奥乃 博:音源分離と音声認識を統合した同時発話認識システムの同時発話文による評価)
  10. 平成11年度日本電信電話(株) 先端技術総合研究所長表彰報道特別賞: DUG-1 開発関連社員一同(相川清明,堂坂浩二,中野幹生,川端豪,野田喜昭,宮崎昇,平澤純一):「人と自然に会話するコンピュータ- DUG-1 -」2000年1月.

学会活動

国際学会委員

  • Board of Academic Society
    • ACL/ISCA Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGdial): Vice President (2019-)
    • ACL/ISCA Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGdial): Science Advisory Committee Member (2009-2013)
  • Conference Organizers and Chairs
    • 22nd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2020): Program Chair
    • SIGDIAL Sponsorship Chair (2018, 2019)
    • IJCNLP 2017: Program Committee Area Chair for Discourse and Dialogue
    • ACL 2012: Program Committee Area Chair for Discourse and Dialogue
    • SIGDIAL 2010: General Chair
    • ICMI 2007 Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces for Semantic Interaction: Organizer
    • Organizing Committee Member of the Asian Symposium on Natural Language Processing to Overcome Language Barriers, 2004
  • Program Committee Member/Reviewer of International Conferences
    • SIGDIAL Senior Program Committee Member (2020)
    • ACL: Program Committee Member/Reviewer (2003, 2008, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020)
    • AAAI (2020)
    • SIGDIAL Program Committee Member (2003, 2008, 2009, 2011–2019)
    • ICMI (2019)
    • NAACL-HLT: Reviewer (2015, 2018, 2019)
    • ACL-IJCNLP Program Committee Member (2015)
    • ACL-HLT: Program Committee Member (2011)
    • EMNLP: Program Committee Member (2006, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018)
    • COLING: Reviewer (1994, 2002, 2020)
    • PerDial: reviewer (2019)
    • IUI: Reviewer (2017, 2018)
    • HRI: Reviewer (2017)
    • IROS Reviewer (2005, 2006, 2009, 2015, 2016)
    • YRRSDS: Adviser (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014–2020)
    • Interspeech: Reviewer (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
    • RE-WOCHAT: Program Committee Member
    • WOCHAT: Program Committee Member
    • IJCNLP Program Committee Member (2007, 2012)
    • IEEE RO-MAN: Reviewer (2012, 2018)
    • IEEE SLT: Reviewer (2014)
    • IWSDS Program Committee Member (2009–2012, 2014–2020)
    • IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems: Program Committee Member (2011)
    • IEEE ICASSP: Reviewer (2011, 2019)
    • AAAI 2010 Fall Symposium on Dialog with Robots: Program Committee Member
    • IEA/AIE: Program Committee Member (2007)
    • ICRA: Reviewer (2007)
    • AAAI 2006 Workshop on Statistical and Empirical Approaches for Spoken Dialogue Systems: Program Committee Member
    • ACL Interactive Poster and Demo Session: program committee member (2005)
    • IEA/AIE: Program Committee Member (2007)
    • ACL Student Research Workshop: Mentor (2003)
    • IJCAI: Reviewer (1991)
  • Journal Reviewer
    • Dialogue and Discourse (2015, 2020)
    • Knowledge-based Systems (2019)
    • Journal of Robotics and Mechatoronics (2015)
    • ACM Transactions on Intelligent Interactive Systems (2013)
    • IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing (2005, 2007, 2011)

国内学会委員

  • 2019年4月– 人工知能学会言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会 主査
  • 2019年11月言語処理学会言語処理技術セミナー2019 実行委員長
  • 2019年5月–2010年1月人工知能学会論文特集「知的対話システム」特集号 編集委員
  • 2019年3月– 言語処理学会第24 回年次大会委員長
  • 2018月11月人工知能学会言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会第9 回対話システムシンポジウム 実行委員
  • 2018年11月 言語処理学会言語処理技術セミナー2018実行委員長
  • 2018年9月 電子情報通信学会学会誌小特集「音声言語理解のこれまでとこれから」ゲストエディタ
  • 2018年3月 言語処理学会第24 回年次大会副委員長
  • 2017年5月–2016年1月人工知能学会論文特集「知的対話システム」特集号 編集委員
  • 2017年6月–2019年6月 人工知能学会監事
  • 2016月11月人工知能学会言語・音声理解と対話処理研究会第7 回対話システムシンポジウム実行委員
  • 2016年3月– 2020年3月 言語処理学会理事
  • 2015年2月–2016年1月 人工知能学会論文特集「知的対話システム」特集号 編集委員
  • 2013年9月 言語処理学会20 周年記念論文委員
  • 2013年2月–2014年1月人工知能学会論文特集「知的対話システム」特集号 編集委員長
  • 2011年6月–2013年6月 人工知能学会 理事
  • 2010年10月–2012年10月 言語処理学会会誌 編集委員
  • 2010年5月–2014年5月 情報処理学会SLP研究会 運営委員
  • 2010年5月–2010年12月 人工知能学会論文特集「HAI (Human-Agent Interaction)」特集号編集委員
  • 2008年5月–2009年5月 電子情報通信学会東京支部 評議員
  • 2008年10月–2009年11月 電子情報通信学会和文論文誌(A)「人とエージェントのインタラクション」特集号 編集委員
  • 2008年12月 HAI シンポジウムプログラム実行委員
  • 2006年6月–2010年6月人工知能学会 評議員
  • 2008年5月–2010年5月 情報処理学会SLP研究会 幹事
  • 2007年5月–2011年4月 電子情報通信学会NLC研究会研究 専門委員
  • 2006年3月 言語処理学会第12 回年次大会プログラム委員
  • 2005年9月 情報処理学会論文誌「情報処理技術のフロンティア」特集号編集委員長
  • 2005年9月 FIT2005 担当委員
  • 2005年5月–2007年5月 電子情報通信学会NLC 研究会 副委員長
  • 2004年5月–2005年5月 電子情報通信学会NLC 研究会 幹事
  • 2003年5月–2004年5月 電子情報通信学会NLC 研究会 幹事補佐
  • 2003年3月 言語処理学会第9 回年次大会プログラム 委員
  • 1997年11月 シンポジウム 「実用的な自然言語処理に向けて」幹事
  • 1997年5月–1998年5月 情報処理学会学会誌編集委員会基礎理論分野 主査
  • 1996年11月 「大規模資源と自然言語処理」シンポジウム プログラム委員
  • 1995年5月–1997年5月 情報処理学会学会誌編集委員会 委員
  • 1995年12月 電子情報通信学会, ソフトウエア科学会「自然言語処理における文脈」シンポジウムプログラム委員
  • 1995年7月 ソフトウエア科学会「対話研究の新展開」ワークショッププログラム委員
  • 1995年9月 情報処理学会第51 回全国大会 プログラム委員
  • 1995年3月 情報処理学会第50 回全国大会 プログラム委員
  • 1994年12月 電子情報通信学会, ソフトウエア科学会「自然言語処理における学習」シンポジウム プログラム委員
  • 1993年12月 電子情報通信学会, ソフトウエア科学会「自然言語処理における実動」シンポジウム プログラム委員
  • 1993年4月–1996年3月 ソフトウエア科学会言語と知能研究会 幹事
  • 1993年3月 情報処理学会第46 回全国大会 プログラム委員

非常勤講師・特別講義

  • 2009年12月 東京電機大学理工学部情報科学セミナー「人間の会話に学ぶ音声コミュニケーション技術」
  • 2006年4月 京都大学特別講義講師「対話ロボットの技術」
  • 2004年5月 東京大学特別講義講師
  • 2003年12月 有明工業高等専門学校特別講義講師