■ Name / Affiliation

Saku SUGAWARA / 菅原 朔

2nd year master's student at Aizawa lab. (National Institute of Informatics, NII)
Department of Computer Science,
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology,
The University of Tokyo

Email: saku(at)nii.ac.jp

■ Interests
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Semantic Representation
  • Philosophy of {Language, Mind, Science}
  • Mathematical Logic
■ Education

B.A. in Letters (Philosophy)
Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo, 2015.
Thesis: Language Understanding Based on the Concept of Proper Function
(On the biological/teleo- semantics by Ruth G. Millikan)
卒業論文: 固有機能の概念に基づく言語の意味理解について
(おもに Ruth G. Millikan の生物学的な意味論について)

2015-Present
Dept. of Computer Science, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Univ. Tokyo
2013-2015
Philosophy Course, Faculty of Letters, Univ. Tokyo
2011-2013
Natural Sciences I, College of Arts and Sciences, Univ. Tokyo
2008-2011
Azabu High School, Tokyo
■ Papers (international, referred)
  1. Prerequisite Skills for Reading Comprehension: Multi-perspective Analysis of MCTest Datasets and Systems
    Saku Sugawara, Hikaru Yokono, Akiko Aizawa
    In the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 2017.02
    [pdf] [slide]
  2. Annotation and Analysis of Discourse Relations, Temporal Relations and Multi-Layered Situational Relations in Japanese Texts
    Kimi Kaneko, Saku Sugawara, Koji Mineshima, Daisuke Bekki
    In COLING 2016 Workshop on Asian Language Resources 12 (ALR12), 2016.12
    [pdf] [bib] [web]
  3. An Analysis of Prerequisite Skills for Reading Comprehension
    Saku Sugawara, Akiko Aizawa
    In EMNLP 2016 Workshop on Uphill Battles in Language Processing (UBLP), 2016.11
    [pdf] [bib] [poster] [web] [data]
  4. On Dialogue Breakdown: Annotation and Detection - dialogue breakdown detection challenge
    Kotaro Funakoshi, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Michimasa Inaba, Yuka Kobayashi, Saku Sugawara, Katsuya Takanashi, Hiroko Otsuka, Hanae Koiso, Mayumi Bono
    In IVA 2016 Workshop on Chatbots and Conversational Agent Technologies (WOCHAT), 2016.09
    [pdf] [web]
■ Papers (domestic)
  • 菅原朔, 横野光, 相澤彰子: "自然言語理解ユニットテストと意味表現の検討." 2016年度人工知能学会全国大会(第30回), 北九州, 2016.06. [poster]
  • 菅原朔, 横野光, 相澤彰子: "自然言語理解ユニットテストの検討." 言語処理学会第22回年次大会, 仙台, 2016.03. [poster]
  • 船越孝太郎, 東中竜一郎, 稲葉通将, 小林優佳, 菅原朔, 高梨克也, 大塚裕子, 小磯花絵, 坊農真弓: "対話破綻検出チャレンジにおける対話破綻データと破綻検出結果の分析 -主観性の高い言語データにおける言語処理に関して-." 言語処理学会第22回年次大会, 仙台, 2016.03
  • 菅原朔, 相澤彰子: "目的論的意味理解に基づく対話システムへのモデル提案." 2015年度人工知能学会全国大会(第29回), 函館, 2015.05.
  • 菅原朔: "目的論的意味論に基づく対話システムへの指針." 言語処理学会第21回年次大会, 京都, 2015.03.
■ Others
  • 菅原朔, 相澤彰子: "自然言語理解ユニットタスク構築に向けた読解タスクの分析." 第11回NLP若手の会シンポジウム, 白浜, 2016.08. [poster]