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  • Professor Tetsuya Sakai


    Last updated: 11th June, 2018


    BIOGRAPHY

    Tetsuya Sakai is a professor and the head of department at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan. He is also a visiting professor at the National Institute of Informatics. He joined Toshiba in 1993 and obtained a Ph.D from Waseda in 2000. From 2000 to 2001, he was supervised by the late Karen Sparck Jones at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, as a visiting researcher. In 2007, he joined NewsWatch, Inc. as the director of the Natural Language Processing Lab. In 2009, he joined Microsoft Research Asia. He joined the Waseda faculty in 2013. He was Associate Dean (IT Strategies Division) from 2015 to 2017. He is an editor-in-chief of the Information Retrieval Journal (Springer) and an associate editor of ACM TOIS.
    Twitter: @tetsuyasakai Email: tetsuyasakai AT acm DOT org


    LINKS

    Sakai Lab’s publications (2014-)
    Tetsuya Sakai’s publications (1994-2013)
    Laboratory Experiments in Information Retrieval: Sample Sizes, Effect Sizes, and Statistical Power (Springer) by Tetsuya Sakai (2018)
    情報アクセス評価方法論: 検索エンジンの進歩のために(コロナ社) by Tetsuya Sakai (2015)
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    Research project opportunities at the Sakai Lab
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Waseda university
    KotobaNoUchu


    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES

    AIRS 2018 PC co-chair
    Information Retrieval Journal Editor-in-Chief (Asia/Australasia) (2014-)
    SIGIR Tokyo Chapter vice chair (2018-)
    CLEF/NTCIRTREC CENTRE task organiser
    NTCIR
    Short Text Conversation task organiser
    NTCIR We Want Web task organiser
    AIRS steering committe advisor
    情報処理学会調査研究運営委員会 (2017-)


    AWARDS

    WASEDA e-Teaching Award 2017
    ACM Recognition of Service Award (SIGIR’17 Co-chair)
    Waseda University Presidential Teaching Award (2016 Spring Semester)
    Waseda University Teaching Award (2014 Autumn Semester)
    MobileHCI 2014 Honorable Mention (second author)
    CSS 2014 Student Paper Award (third author)
    ACM SIGIR 2013 Best Paper Shortlisted Nominee (first author)
    AIRS 2012 Best Paper Award (first author)
    WebDB Forum 2010 Excellent Paper Award and NTT Resonant Award (second author)
    FIT 2008 Funai Best Paper Award (first author)
    IPSJ 2007 Best Paper Award (single author)
    IEICE ESS 2007 Merit Award
    IPSJ 2006 Best Paper Award (single author)
    IPSJ 2006 Yamashita SIG Research Award (single author)
    FIT 2005 Excellent Paper Award (single author)


    INVITED TALKS WITHOUT PAPERS

    Sakai. T.: Information Access Evaluation: Some Recent Topics, iDB Workshop 2009, 2009.
    Sakai, T.: Towards Evaluating Exploratory Search, FIRE 2008, December 2008.
    Sakai, T. and Kando, N.: Why All of You Should Attend NTCIR-7 Next Week, FIRE 2008, 2008.
    Sakai, T.: Evaluation: From Traditional Search to Exploratory Search (keynote), ECIR 2008 Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval, 2008.
    Sakai, T.: How to Evaluate Information Retrieval: Why is it Receiving Attention Now? (keynote), The Twelfth Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2007), 2007.


    SLIDES WITHOUT PAPERS

    Sakai, T.: Evaluation I: System-Oriented, Asian Summer School in Information Access 2015, 2015. slides
    Sakai, T.: 情報検索研究における失敗分析・進歩の検証, Project Next Kickoff, 2014. slides


    PAST RESPONSIBILITIES

    ACM SIGIR 2017 General Co-chair
    ISITA 2016 Co-secretary
    SPIRE 2016 PC Co-chair
    TREC Temporal Summarisation track coordinator
    IIiX 2014 Area Chair
    ACM SIGIR 2013 PC co-chair
    OAIR (RIAO) 2013 PC co-chair
    EVIA 2007, 2008, 2010 PC co-chair
    AIRS 2009 general co-chair
    SIGIR 2009 Workshop on The Future of IR Evaluation co-organiser
    NTCIR ACLIA, CQA, GeoTime, INTENT, 1CLICK, MobileClick task organizer
    NTCIR-11, -12, -13 general co-chair
    NTCIR-9, -10 PC co-chair
    NTCIR-6, -7 information logistics chair
    Information Processing and Management, editorial board
    IPSJ TOD co-editor-in-chief, editorial board
    IPSJ SIG-FI/IFAT chair, secretary, committee member
    IPSJ Journal editorial board
    IPSJ Magazine editorial committee FWG
    IEICE ESS director, news letter
    The Journal of the IEICE editorial committee WG-A
    Senior PC/Area Chair: AIRS, CIKM, RIAO, SIGIR, etc.
    PC member: ACL, CLEF, ECIR, EMNLP, IJCNLP, ICTIR, SPIRE, WWW, etc.