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Takuya Kawada

Automated Reasoning Research Group,
Security Research Laboratories,
NEC Corporation
Assistant Manager

1753, Shimonumabe, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-shi,
Kanagawa, 211-8666, Japan

Research Domains

  • Japanese linguistics (pragmatics, communication studies, corpus linguistics)
  • Constructing language resources



  • Goto, J., Ohtake, K., De Seger, S., Hashimoto, C., Kloetzer, J., Kawada, T., and Torisawa, K., A Disaster Information Analysis System Based on Question Answering, Journal of Natural Language Processing Volume 20 Number 3, pp. 367-404, 2013. (in Japanese)
  • Oh, J., Torisawa, K., Hashimoto, C., Kawada, T., De Saeger, S., Kazama, J., and Wang., Y., Improving Why Question Answering Using Semantic Orientation and Semantic Word Classes, Journal of Information Processing Society of Japan Volume 54 Number 7, pp.1951-1966. (in Japanese)
  • Kawada, T., Hayashi, Y., Iwasaki, S., Ono, T., The function of mmya in Ryukyuan Miyako Ikema Dialect, Shibasaki, R. ed, "Gengo bunka no cross road - Okinawa kara no zirei kenkyuu-", pp. 111-130, Bunshin insatsu, 2009.(in Japanese)
  • Kawada, T, The synchronization between fillers and gaze in natural discourses – The case of Japanese poster sessions –, Kyoto University Linguistic Research, vol. 27, pp. 151-168, 2008. (in Japanese)
  • Kawada, T, Maa as a scalar operator: From adverbial usage to discourse functions, Studies in Pragmatics, vol. 9, pp. 37-51, 2007. (in Japanese)
  • Kawada, T.,Maa operating scale, In 9th proceeding of the Japanese Pragmatics Society, pp. 33-40, 2007. (in Japanese)
  • Kawada T., On the role of maa in Japanese discourse, Minami, M. ed,“Gengogaku to Nihongo Kyoiku V”, pp. 175-192, Kuroshio, 2007. (in Japanese)


  • Wang,Y., Kazama,J., Kawada, T., and Torisawa,K., Chinese Evaluative Information Analysis, In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012), pp.2773-2788, Mumbai, India, December, 2012.
  • Oh,J., Torisawa,K., Hashimoto,C., Kawada,T., De Saeger,S., Kazama, J., and Wang,Y., Why Question Answering using Sentiment Analysis and Word Classes, In Proceedings of Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Learning (EMNLP-CoNLL 2012), pp.368-378, Jeju, Korea, July, 2012.
  • Kawada, T., Akamine,S., Kawahara, D., Kato, Y., Leon-Suematsu, Y., Inui, K., Kurohashi, S., and Kidawara, Y., Web Information Analysis for Open-Domain Decision Support: System Design and User Evaluation , In Joint WICOW/AIRWeb Workshop on Web Quality (WebQuality 2011), pp. 13-18, 2011.
  • Kawada, T., On the Characteristics of Three Types of Japanese Fillers:E-, Ma-, and Demonstrative-Type Fillers, In The 5th Workshop on Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech, pp. 27-30, 2010.
  • Akamine,S., Kawahara, D., Kato, Y., Nakagawa, T., Leon-Suematsu, Y., Kawada, T., Inui, K., Kurohashi, S., and Kidawara, Y., Organizing Information on the Web to Support User Judgments on Information Credibility, In IUCS2010 (4th International Universal Communication Symposium), 2010.
  • Kawada, T., Nakagawa,T., Inui, K., and Kurohashi, S., Topic Relatedness in Evaluative Information Extraction, In Third International Universal Communication Symposium (IUCS2009), pp. 120-125, 2009.
  • Kawahara, D., Nakagawa, T., Kawada, K., Inui, K., and Kurohashi, S., Summarizing Evaluative Information on the Web for Information Credibility Analysis, In Third International Universal Communication Symposium (IUCS2009), pp. 187-192, 2009.
  • Nakagawa, T., Kawada,T., Inui,K., and Kurohashi, S., Extracting Subjective and Objective Evaluative Expressions from the Web, In ISUC (Second International Symposium on Universal Communication) 2008, pp. 251-258, 2008.
  • Hayashi, Y., Iwasaki, S., Kawada, T., and Ono, T., Explorations Ikema Discourse: Mmya, In 21st Pacific Science Congress, p. 178, June 2007.
  • Kawada, T., On the role and function of maa, 5th International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese, p. 53, 2006.

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