Senior Researcher
Web Information Retrieval / Natural Language Processing Group,
School of Computing,
National University of Singapore (NUS)

AS6 #04-15,
Computing 1,
13 Computing Drive,
Singapore 117417

Telephone: +65 6516-4827
Facsimile: +65 6779-4580
E-mail: sugiyama [AT] comp.nus.edu.sg, zakugus [AT] gmail.com
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Research Interests

Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Digital Libraries

(1) User-Centric Information Retrieval, Recommender Systems
(2) Methods for Characterizing Documents
(3) Personal Name Disambiguation in Web Search Results
(4) Word Sense Disambiguation in Japanese Texts
(5) Information Extraction from Biological Literature


List of papers and some statistics in Google Scholar
List of papers in The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
List of papers and some statistics in ACM Digital Library

Edited issues



International conferences and workshops

Technical Reports

Talks in seminar etc.

Selected papers in Japanese domestic conferences

Doctor's thesis

Articles, Reviews

Professional Activities


ACM (SIGIR, SIGWEB) (September 2001 - present)
IEEE (March 2003 - present)
IPSJ (The Information Processing Society of Japan) (SIGIFAT) (May 1998 - present)
IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) (October 1998 - present)
JSAI (The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence) (April 1999 - present)

Leadership positions in conferences, special interest groups etc.

Committee member/reviewer in conferences, symposiums, workshops, etc.

[Japanese domestic conferences and symposiums]

Session chair in conferences

Reviewer for journals

[International Journals (in alphabetical order)]
[Japanese Journals (in alphabetical order)]

Review of published papers, articles, etc.

Ph.D. thesis external examiner


IR Reading Group at National University of Singapore

Part-time lecturer at Meijigakuin University, Japan

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