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last updated: 1st July 2016.


Tetsuya Sakai is a professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan. He is also an Associate Dean at the IT Strategies Division of Waseda, and a visiting professor at National Institute of Informatics. He joined Toshiba in 1993. He 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. In 2007, he joined a startup as the director of the Natural Language Processing Lab. In 2009, he joined Microsoft Research Asia. He joined the Waseda faculty in 2013. He is an editor-in-chief of the Information Retrieval Journal (Springer), an associate editor of ACM TOIS. He is a general co-chair of NTCIR. He is also a general co-chair of ACM SIGIR 2017.

Twitter: @tetsuyasakai


LINKS

The Real Sakai Lab       sakailab.com (in Japanese)      The Virtual Sakai Lab

Sakai Labfs publications (2014-)              Dr.Tetsuya Sakaifs publications (1994-2013)

The Book page     Data page   Events page Tools page  Research Projects (for 3rd-year students)

Waseda Computer Science and Engineering Information Retrieval (Springer)        ACM Author

NTCIR                We Want Web       Short Text Conversation

AIRS          ƒRƒgƒoƒmƒEƒ`ƒ…ƒE


AWARDS

-     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, July 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, December 2008.

-     Sakai, T.: Evaluation: From Traditional Search to Exploratory Search (keynote), ECIR 2008 Workshop on Novel Methodologies for Evaluation in Information Retrieval, March 2008.

-     Sakai, T.: How to Evaluate Information Retrieval: Why is it Receiving Attention Now? (keynote), The Twelfth Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS 2007), December 2007.


SOME SLIDES ETC.

-     Sakai, T.: Evaluation I: System-Oriented, Asian Summer School in Information Access 2015, August 24, 2015. slides

-     Sakai, T.: î•ñŒŸõŒ¤‹†‚É‚¨‚¯‚鎸”s•ªÍEi•à‚ÌŒŸØ, Project Next Kickoff, May 19, 2014. slides


CURRENT ACTIVITIES IN ACADEMIC SOCIETIES

-     NTCIR general chair

-     Information Retrieval (Springer) editor-in-chief (Asia and Australasia)

-     AIRS steering committee advisor

-     NTCIR Short Text Conversation task organiser

-     NTCIR MobileClick task organizer

-     ACM SIGIR 2017 General Co-chair

-     ISITA 2016 Co-secretary

-     SPIRE 2016 PC Co-chair


PAST ACTIVITIES IN ACADEMIC SOCIETIES

-     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-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.