Publications

Journal articles

  1. Xiang Song, Jialiang Zhou, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Japanese-Chinese Cross-Language Entity Linking Method with Entity Disambiguation Based on Document Similarity. International Journal of Knowledge Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 122-127, Sep. 2016. (PDF | Abstract)

  2. Kensuke Horita, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Automatic Keyword Extraction for Wikification of East Asian Language Documents. International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 32-35, Feb. 2016. (PDF | Abstract)

  3. Yuki Sakuragi, Atsushi Aoyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Method for Estimating Meanings for Groups of Shapes in Presentation Slides. International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 74-79, Feb. 2016. (PDF | Abstract)

  4. Takafumi Sato, Makoto Goto, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Developing a Collaborative Annotation System for Historical Documents by Multiple Humanities Researchers. International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 88-93, Feb. 2016. (PDF | Abstract)

  5. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Takeo Kuyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Linked data driven multilingual access to diverse Japanese Ukiyo-e databases by generating links dynamically. Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 522-530, Dec. 2013. (Abstract)

  6. Fuminori Kimura, Takahiko Osaki, Taro Tezuka, and Akira Maeda. Visualization of relationships among historical persons from Japanese historical documents. Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 271-278, Jun. 2013. (Abstract)

  7. Taro Tezuka and Akira Maeda. Latent semantic filtering on recognition errors for improving audio lifelog search. Advances in Multimedia Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-11, Dec. 2012. (Abstract)

  8. Fuminori Kimura, Hiroshi Urae, Taro Tezuka, and Akira Maeda. Multilingual Translation Support for Web Pages Using Structural and Semantic Analysis. IAENG International Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 276-285, Aug. 2012. (PDF)

  9. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Developing a Digital Library of Historical Records in Traditional Mongolian Script. International Journal of Digital Library Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 33-52, Jun. 2012. (Abstract)

  10. Taro Tezuka and Akira Maeda. Image Retrieval with Generative Model for Typicality. Journal of Networks, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 387-399, Mar. 2011. (PDF | Abstract)

  11. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Study of Traditional Mongolian Script Encodings and Rendering: Use of Unicode in OpenType fonts. International Journal of Asian Language Processing, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 23-43, Mar. 2011. (PDF)

  12. Akira Maeda and Yukinori Hayashi. Classifying Web Content Using Discriminant Efficiencies. Journal of Information Technology Review, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 169-178, Nov. 2010.

  13. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Providing Universal Access to Japanese Humanities Databases: An Approach to Federated Searching System Using Automatic Metadata Mapping. Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE C, Vol. 11, No. 11, pp. 837-843, Nov. 2010. (Abstract)

  14. Taro Tezuka and Akira Maeda. Finding Typical Images from Web Search Results Using Aspect Model. IPSJ Transactions of Databases, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 13-26, Jun. 2010. (in Japanese)

  15. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Kenji Hatano, Jun Miyazaki, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval by Estimation of Domain using Web Directory Structure. IPSJ Transactions of Databases, Vol. 49, No. SIG 7 (TOD 37), pp. 59-71, Mar. 2008. (in Japanese)

  16. Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu and Akira Maeda. Research on Digital Library of Traditional Mongolian Documents. Bulletin ``Art Research'', Vol. 8, pp. 33-43, Mar. 2008. (in Japanese) (PDF)

  17. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Jun Miyazaki, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using a Web directory as a Language Resource. IPSJ Transactions of Databases, Vol. 45, No. SIG 7 (TOD 22), pp. 208-217, Jun. 2004. (in Japanese)

  18. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using Web Directory Structure. DBSJ Letters, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 71-74, May 2003. (in Japanese) (PDF)

  19. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Exploiting and Combining Multiple Resources for Query Expansion in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. IPSJ Transactions of Databases, Vol. 43, No. SIG 9 (TOD 15), pp. 39-54, Sep. 2002.

  20. Akira Maeda, QingYan Guan, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Automatic Identification of Coding Systems and Languages of Web Documents. Transactions of IEICE D-II, Vol. J84-D-II, No. 1, pp. 150-158, Jan. 2001. (in Japanese)

  21. Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. A Query Disambiguation Method for Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using Web Documents. IPSJ Transactions of Databases, Vol. 41, No. SIG 6 (TOD 7), pp. 12-21, Oct. 2000. (in Japanese)

  22. Akira Maeda, Myriam Dartois, Takehisa Fujita, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Koichi Tabata. Viewing Multilingual Documents on Your Local Web Browser. Communications of the ACM, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 64-65, Apr. 1998.

  23. Akira Maeda, Myriam Dartois, Jun Ohta, Takehisa Fujita, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Koichi Tabata. A Multilingual HTML Document Browsing System for Clients without Multilingual Fonts. Transactions of IPSJ, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 802-809, Mar. 1998. (in Japanese) 1998 IPSJ Best Paper Award

  24. Shigeo Sugimoto, Akira Maeda, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Koichi Tabata, and Takehisa Fujita. Experimental Studies on Software Tools to Enhance Accessibility to Information in Digital Libraries. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 25-43, Jan. 1997. (PDF)

  25. Akira Maeda, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, and Koichi Tabata. Performance Measurement of Campus LAN in ULIS. Research Report of University of Library and Information Science, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 1-14, Sep. 1996. (in Japanese)

Book chapters

  1. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Akira Maeda, and Ryo Akama. Providing Bilingual Access to Multiple Japanese Humanities Databases: Text Retrieval Using English and Japanese Queries. In Jieh Hsiang, editor, Digital Humanities: Between Past, Present, and Future, pp. 351-367. National Taiwan University Press, Dec. 2016.

  2. Akira Maeda, Fuminori Kimura, and Biligsaikhan Batjargal. Cross-Lingual, Cross-Chronological, and Cross-Cultural Information Access to Digital Libraries and Archives. In Kozaburo Hachimura and Tiromi T. Tanaka, editors, New Developments in Digital Archives, chapter 18, pp. 324-343. Nakanishiya Publishing, Mar. 2012.

  3. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Integrated Information Access Technology for Digital Libraries: Access across Languages, Periods, and Cultures. In Kuo Hung Huang, editor, Digital Libraries - Methods and Applications, chapter 2, pp. 23-44. InTech, Apr. 2011. (PDF | Abstract)

  4. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Kenji Hatano, Jun Miyazaki, and Shunsuke Uemura. Utilizing Web Directories for Translation Disambiguation in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In Sio-Iong Ao, Xu Huang, and Ping kong Alexander Wai, editors, Trends in Communication Technologies and Engineering Science, Vol. 33 of Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, chapter 8, pp. 95-107. Springer-Verlag, Apr. 2009.

International conferences (refereed)

  1. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, and Akira Maeda. Creating a Digital Edition of Mongolian Historical Documents. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing 2017), pp. 151-152, Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 2017.

  2. Yuting Song, Taisuke Kimura, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, and Akira Maeda. Linking the Same Ukiyo-e Prints in Different Languages by Exploiting Word Semantic Relationships across Languages. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2017, pp. 603-605, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 2017. (PDF)

  3. Tomoaki Urata and Akira Maeda. An Entity Disambiguation Approach Based on Wikipedia for Entity Linking in Microblogs. In Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Advanced Applied Informatics (IIAI AAI 2017), p. (5 pages), Shizuoka, Japan, Jul. 2017.

  4. Jialiang Zhou, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Cross-language Entity Linking Adapting to User's Language Ability. In Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2017 (IMECS2017), pp. 24-29, Hong Kong, China, Mar. 2017. (PDF)

  5. Yuting Song, Taisuke Kimura, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, and Akira Maeda. Proper Noun Recognition in Cross-Language Record Linkage by Exploiting Transliterated Words. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP 2016), pp. 83-86, Tainan, Taiwan, Nov. 2016.

  6. Yuting Song, Taisuke Kimura, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, and Akira Maeda. Cross-Language Record Linkage using Word Embedding driven Metadata Similarity Measurement. In Proceedings of the 15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2016) Posters and Demonstrations Track, 4 pages, Kobe, Japan, Oct. 2016. (PDF)

  7. Tomoaki Urata and Akira Maeda. Entity Linking of Artists Names in Japanese Music Articles. In Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Advanced Applied Informatics (IIAI AAI 2016), pp. 179-184, Kumamoto, Japan, Jul. 2016. (HTML)

  8. Taisuke Kimura, Yuting Song, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Identifying the Same Ukiyo-e Prints from Databases in Dutch and Japanese. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2016, pp. 822-824, Krakow, Poland, Jul. 2016. (HTML)

  9. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, and Akira Maeda. Named Entity Extraction from digitized texts of Mongolian Historical Documents in Traditional Mongolian Script. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2016, pp. 734-735, Krakow, Poland, Jul. 2016. (HTML)

  10. Xiang Song, Jialiang Zhou, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Japanese-Chinese Cross-Language Entity Linking Method with Entity Disambiguation Based on Document Similarity. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Knowledge (ICK 2016), Paris, France, Mar. 2016. (appeared in IJKE)

  11. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Akira Maeda, and Ryo Akama. Providing Bilingual Access to Multiple Japanese Humanities Databases: Text Retrieval Using English and Japanese Queries. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities (DADH2015), pp. 431-442, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 2015.

  12. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, and Akira Maeda. Personal Name Extraction from Mongolian Historical Documents Using Machine Learning. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities (DADH2015), pp. 419-430, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 2015.

  13. Noriyoshi Nagai, Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, and Ryo Akama. Personal Name Extraction from Japanese Historical Documents Using Machine Learning. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing 2015), pp. 207-208, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2015.

  14. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, and Akira Maeda. An Approach to Named Entity Extraction from Mongolian Historical Documents. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing 2015), pp. 205-206, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2015.

  15. Xiang Song, Jialiang Zhou, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Japanese-Chinese Cross-Language Entity Linking Method Based on Appropriateness of Term Description Pages. In Proceedings of the 4th IIAI International Congress on Advanced Applied Informatics (IIAI AAI 2015), pp. 234-238, Okayama, Japan, Jul. 2015.

  16. Taisuke Kimura, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Finding the Same Artworks from Multiple Databases in Different Languages. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2015, Sydney, Australia, Jul. 2015. (HTML)

  17. Takafumi Sato, Makoto Goto, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Extracting Key Phrases for Suggesting Annotation Candidates from Japanese Historical Document. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2015, Sydney, Australia, Jul. 2015. (HTML)

  18. Jialiang Zhou, Xiang Song, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Cross-Language Entity Linking Method Using Combination of Multiple Translation Methods. In Proceedings of the 4th ICT International Student Project Conference (ICT-ISPC2015), Tokyo, Japan, May 2015. (4 pages)

  19. Kensuke Horita, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Automatic Keyword Extraction for Wikification of East Asian Language Documents. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT2014), Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 2014. (appeared in IJCTE)

  20. Yuki Sakuragi, Atsushi Aoyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Method for Estimating Meanings for Groups of Shapes in Presentation Slides. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT2014), Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 2014. (appeared in IJCTE)

  21. Takafumi Sato, Makoto Goto, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Developing a Collaborative Annotation System for Historical Documents by Multiple Humanities Researchers. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT2014), Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 2014. (appeared in IJCTE)

  22. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Takeo Kuyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Identifying the Same Records across multiple Ukiyo-e Image Databases Using Textual Data in Different Languages. In Proceedings of Digital Libraries 2014: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2014) and International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2014), pp. 193-196, London, U.K., Sep. 2014.

  23. Fuminori Kimura and Akira Maeda. Method for Supporting Analysis of Personal Relationships through Place Names Extracted from Documents. In Proceedings of Digital Libraries 2014: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2014) and International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2014), pp. 253-256, London, U.K., Sep. 2014.

  24. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. An Approach to Named Entity Extraction from Historical Documents in Traditional Mongolian Script. In Proceedings of Digital Libraries 2014: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2014) and International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2014), pp. 489-490, London, U.K., Sep. 2014.

  25. Kenji Ishihara, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Music Retrieval Using Onomatopoeic Query. In Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2013 (WCECS2013), pp. 437-442, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2013. (Certificate of Merit (Student) for The 2013 IAENG International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Technologies 2013)

  26. Keita Ozaki, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Extraction of Comparative Sentences and their Components from BBS Messages. In Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2013 (WCECS2013), pp. 474-479, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2013. (Best Student Paper Award of The 2013 IAENG International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Technologies 2013)

  27. Fuminori Kimura, Katsuhiro Mitsui, and Akira Maeda. Extraction of Linked Data Triples from Japanese Wikipedia Text of Ukiyo-e Painters. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing 2013), pp. 192-193, Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 2013.

  28. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, and Akira Maeda. Applying Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines to a Historical Record in Traditional Mongolian Script. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing 2013), pp. 141-142, Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 2013.

  29. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Takeo Kuyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Linked Data Driven Dynamic Web Services for Providing Multilingual Access to Diverse Japanese Humanities Databases. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2013), pp. 19-24, Lisbon, Portugal, Sep. 2013. (Best Project Report Award of the 13th International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2013)) (PDF | Abstract)

  30. Mamoru Yoshimura, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Personal Name Extraction from Ancient Japanese Texts. In Proceedings of the Exploration, Navigation and Retrieval of Information in Cultural Heritage ENRICH 2013 Workshop, pp. 31-34, Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 2013. (PDF)

  31. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Takeo Kuyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Linked Data Driven Approach on Cross Language Information Access to Diverse Japanese Databases. In Book of Abstracts of the 5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML2013), pp. 178-179, Rome, Italy, Jun. 2013.

  32. Takuya Konishi, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Topic Model for User Reviews with Adaptive Windows. In Proceedings of the 35th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2013), pp. 730-733, Moscow, Russia, Mar. 2013. (Abstract)

  33. Seitaro Tanaka, Taro Tezuka, Atsushi Aoyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Slide Retrieval Technique Using Features of Figures. In Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2013 (IMECS2013), pp. 424-429, Hong Kong, China, Mar. 2013. (PDF)

  34. Mamoru Yoshimura, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Word Segmentation for Text in Japanese Ancient Writings Based on Probability of Character N-grams. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL2012), pp. 313-316, Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 2012.

  35. Takeo Kuyama, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Integrated Multilingual Access to Diverse Japanese Humanities Digital Archives by Dynamically Linking Data. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2012, pp. 473-476, Hamburg, Germany, Jul. 2012. (HTML)

  36. Hiroshi Urae, Taro Tezuka, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Structural and Semantic Indexing for Supporting Creation of Multilingual Web Pages. In Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2012 (IMECS2012), Volume I, pp. 662-667, Hong Kong, China, Mar. 2012. (Best Student Paper Award of The 2012 IAENG International Conference on Internet Computing and Web Services) (PDF)

  37. Takuya Konishi, Taro Tezuka, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Estimating Aspects in Online Reviews Using Topic Model with 2-Level Learning. In Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2012 (IMECS2012), Volume I, pp. 528-533, Hong Kong, China, Mar. 2012. (Best Student Paper Award of The 2012 IAENG International Conference on Data Mining and Applications) (PDF)

  38. Takayuki Suzuki, Taro Tezuka, Atsushi Aoyama, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Innovative Support of Creation by Analogy-based Searching of Potential Needs. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM2011), pp. 86-90, Singapore, Dec. 2011. (Abstract)

  39. Fuminori Kimura, Mamoru Yoshimura, and Akira Maeda. Term Extraction from Japanese Ancient Writings Using Probability of Character N-grams. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing 2011), pp. 183-184, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2011.

  40. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Realizing Bilingual and Parallel Access to Ukiyo-e Databases in the World. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing 2011), pp. 165-166, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2011.

  41. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Metadata-related Challenges for Realizing Federated Searching System for Japanese Humanities Databases. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2011), pp. 80-85, The Hague, Netherlands, Sep. 2011.

  42. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Accessing Multiple Japanese Humanities Databases Using English Queries. In Conference Abstracts of Osaka Symposium on Digital Humanities 2011, pp. 9-10, Osaka, Japan, Sep. 2011.

  43. Sho Itsubo, Takahiko Osaki, Fuminori Kimura, Taro Tezuka, and Akira Maeda. Visualization of Co-occurrence Relationships Using the Historical Persons and Locational Names from Historical Documents. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2011, pp. 326-329, Stanford, CA, Jun. 2011. (HTML)

  44. Taro Tezuka and Akira Maeda. Audio Lifelog Search System Using a Topic Model for Reducing Recognition Errors. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA2011), pp. 73-82, Hong Kong, China, Apr. 2011.

  45. Takaaki Shiida, Taro Tezuka, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Clustering of Review Comments for Restaurant Recommendation Using Probabilistic Latent Semantic Indexing. In Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT2011), pp. 964-967, Bali, Indonesia, Mar. 2011.

  46. Takahiko Osaki, Sho Itsubo, Fuminori Kimura, Taro Tezuka, and Akira Maeda. Visualization of Relationships among Historical Persons Using Locational Information. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (W2GIS2011), pp. 230-239, Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 2011.

  47. Keiji Sawada, Fuminori Kimura, Taro Tezuka, and Akira Maeda. Clustering of Videos on a Video Sharing Site Using User-contributed Comments. In Proceedings of the 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-44), 7 pages, Kauai, Hawaii, Jan. 2011.

  48. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. A Survey on Rendering Traditional Mongolian Script. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Language Processing 2010 (IALP2010), pp. 3-6, Harbin, China, Dec. 2010. (Abstract)

  49. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Providing Universal Access to Japanese Humanities Databases: An Approach to Federated Searching System Using Automatic Metadata Mapping. In The 6th International Conference on Universal Digital Library (ICUDL2010), Zhejiang, China, Oct. 2010. (appeared in JZUS)

  50. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Approach to Cross-Language Retrieval for Japanese Traditional Fine Art: Ukiyo-e Database. In Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL2010), pp. 518-521, Glasgow, U.K., Sep. 2010.

  51. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Searching Japanese Traditional Fine Art: Ukiyo-e Image Databases Using English Queries. In Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts 2010 Conference (DRHA2010), London, U.K., Sep. 2010.

  52. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. Providing Access to Historical Collections of the High Middle Ages of Mongolia Written in Traditional Mongolian Script. In Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts 2010 Conference (DRHA2010), London, U.K., Sep. 2010.

  53. Taro Tezuka and Akira Maeda. Typicality Ranking of Images Using the Aspect Model. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA2010), pp. 248-257, Bilbao, Spain, Sep. 2010.

  54. Taro Tezuka and Akira Maeda. Audio lifelog search system with latent semantic filtering on recognition errors. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop with Mentors on Databases, Web and Information Management for Young Researchers (iDB Workshop 2010), pp. 168-176, Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 2010. (closed workshop)

  55. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. An Approach to Ancient-to-modern and Cross-script Information Access for Traditional Mongolian Historical Collections. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2010, pp. 279-282, London, U.K., Jul. 2010. (HTML | PDF)

  56. Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu, Fuminori Kimura, and Akira Maeda. An Ancient-to-modern Information Retrieval for Digital Collections of Traditional Mongolian Script. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL2010), pp. 25-28, Gold Coast, Australia, Jun. 2010.

  57. Taro Tezuka and Akira Maeda. A Hierarchical Model Approach for Measuring Typicality of Images. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (ICUIMC2010), Suwon, Korea, Jan. 2010.

  58. Fuminori Kimura, Takushi Toba, Taro Tezuka, and Akira Maeda. Federated Searching System for Humanities Databases Using Automatic Metadata Mapping. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2009), pp. 139-140, Seoul, Korea, Oct. 2009. (PDF)

  59. Fuminori Kimura and Akira Maeda. Construction of Ancient-Modern Word Dictionary from Parallel Corpus of Ancient Writings and Their Translations in Modern Language. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing (IIH-MSP2009), pp. 1126-1129, Kyoto, Japan, Sep. 2009.

  60. Akira Maeda and Yukinori Hayashi. Automatic Genre Classification of Web Documents Using Discriminant Analysis for Feature Selection. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT2009), pp. 416-421, London, U.K., Aug. 2009. (Abstract)

  61. Fuminori Kimura and Akira Maeda. An Approach to Information Access and Knowledge Discovery from Historical Documents. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2009, pp. 359-361, College Park, MD, Jun. 2009.

  62. Alejandro Toledo, Ruck Thawonmas, Akira Maeda, and Fuminori Kimura. Interactive Visual Analysis of Personal Names in Japanese Historical Diary. In Conference Abstracts of Digital Humanities 2009, pp. 278-280, College Park, MD, Jun. 2009.

  63. Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu and Akira Maeda. Developing a Traditional Mongolian Script Digital Library. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries \(ICADL2008\), pp. 41-50, Bali, Indonesia, Dec. 2008.

  64. Akira Maeda and Fuminori Kimura. An Approach to Cross-Age and Cross-Cultural Information Access for Digital Humanities. In Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts 2008 Conference (DRHA08), Cambridge, U.K., Sep. 2008. (PDF)

  65. Mayya Sharipova and Akira Maeda. Utilization of Web in the Russian-English Phrase Translation. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA2008), pp. 1687-1694, Vienna, Austria, Jul. 2008.

  66. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Kenji Hatano, Jun Miyazaki, and Shunsuke Uemura. Analysis of Appropriate Category Level of Web Directory for Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of the IAENG International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2008 (IMECS2008), pp. 738-743, Hong Kong, China, Mar. 2008. (Best Paper Award of The 2008 IAENG International Conference on Internet Computing and Web Services) (PDF)

  67. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Kenji Hatano, Jun Miyazaki, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval by Domain Restriction using Web Directory Structure. In Proceedings of the 41th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-41), 8 pages, Waikoloa, Big Island, Hawaii, Jan. 2008.

  68. Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu and Akira Maeda. Retrieval in Texts with Traditional Mongolian Script, Realizing Unicoded Traditional Mongolian Digital Library. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Universal Digital Library (ICUDL2007), Pittsburgh, PA, Nov. 2007. (accepted but not presented) (PDF)

  69. Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu and Akira Maeda. Building a Digital Library of Traditional Mongolian Historical Documents. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL2007), p. 483, Vancouver, Canada, Jun. 2007.

  70. Garmaabazar Khaltarkhuu and Akira Maeda. Retrieval Technique with the Modern Mongolian Query on Traditional Mongolian Text. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL2006), pp. 478-481, Kyoto, Japan, Nov. 2006.

  71. Zakia Ferdousi and Akira Maeda. Securing Transactions over the Internet Using Anomaly Detection. In Proceedings of the International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2006), pp. 21-24, London, U.K., Sep. 2006. (Best Presentation Paper Award)

  72. Zakia Ferdousi and Akira Maeda. Anomaly Detection Using Unsupervised Profiling Method in Time Series Data. In Local Proceedings of the 10th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS2006), pp. 107-119, Thessaloniki, Greece, Sep. 2006. (PDF)

  73. Zakia Ferdousi and Akira Maeda. Unsupervised Outlier Detection in Time Series Data. In Proceedings of the Second International Special Workshop on Databases for Next-Generation Researchers (SWOD2006), pp. 51-56, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 2006.

  74. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Jun Miyazaki, and Shunsuke Uemura. Query Disambiguation for Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using Web Directories. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Challenges in Web Information Retrieval and Integration (WIRI2005), pp. 154-159, Tokyo, Japan, Apr. 2005.

  75. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Jun Miyazaki, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using Web Directories as a Linguistic Resource. In Proceedings of the first Asia Information Retrieval Symposium (AIRS2004), pp. 297-300, Beijing, China, Oct. 2004.

  76. Akira Maeda. Cross-Language Information Access on the Web: A Tool to Help Learning Foreign Languages. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA2004), pp. 5449-5454, Lugano, Switzerland, Jun. 2004.

  77. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using Web Directories. In Proceedings of 2003 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM'03), pp. 911-914, Victoria, Canada, Aug. 2003.

  78. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Based on Category Matching Between Language Versions of a Web Directory. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Information Retrieval with Asian Languages (IRAL2003), pp. 153-159, Sapporo, Japan, Jul. 2003.

  79. Akira Maeda. Multilingual Information Processing for Digital Libraries. In Proceedings of the PNC Annual Conference and Joint Meetings 2002, pp. 80-81 (abstract), Osaka, Japan, Sep. 2002. (PDF)

  80. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. A Combined Statistical Query Term Disambiguation in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Natural Language and Information Systems (NLIS2002), pp. 251-255, Aix-en-Provence, France, Sep. 2002.

  81. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Statistical Query Disambiguation, Translation and Expansion in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of the LREC2002 Workshop ``Using Semantics for Information Retrieval and Filtering: State of the Art and Future Research'', Las Palmas, Spain, Jun. 2002.

  82. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Via Dictionary-based and Statistics-based Methods. In Proceedings of 2001 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM'01), Volume II, pp. 595-598, Victoria, Canada, Aug. 2001.

  83. Akira Maeda, Fatiha Sadat, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Query Term Disambiguation for Web Cross-Language Information Retrieval using a Search Engine. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Information Retrieval with Asian Languages (IRAL2000), pp. 25-32, Hong Kong, China, Sep. 2000.

  84. Hachim Haddouti, Akira Maeda, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Koichi Tabata. Towards Arabic Rendering Issues --- MHTML Approach. In Proceedings of the Arabic Translation and Localisation Symposium (ATLAS'99), Tunis, Tunisia, May 1999.

  85. Shigeo Sugimoto, Akira Maeda, Myriam Dartois, Jun Ohta, Shigetaka Nakao, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, and Koichi Tabata. Experimental Studies on an Applet-based Document Viewer for Multilingual WWW Documents --- Functional Extension of and Lessons Learned from Multilingual HTML. In Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: Second European Conference, ECDL'98, Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1513, Springer-Verlag, pp. 199-214, Heraklion, Greece, Sep. 1998.

  86. Shigeo Sugimoto, Shigetaka Nakao, Myriam Dartois, Jun Ohta, Akira Maeda, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, and Koichi Tabata. Extension of MHTML to Text Input and Text Search Functions in Multiple Languages on Off-the-shelf Browsers. In Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Digital Libraries (IJWDL'98), pp. 75-82, Bangkok, Thailand, Sep. 1998.

  87. Myriam Dartois, Akira Maeda, Takehisa Fujita, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Koichi Tabata. Building a Multilingual Electronic Text Collection of Folk Tales as a Set of Encapsulated Document Objects: an Approach for Casual Users to Browse Multilingual Documents on the Fly. In Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. First European Conference, ECDL '97, Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1324, Springer-Verlag, pp. 215-231, Pisa, Italy, Sep. 1997.

  88. Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Akira Maeda, Takehisa Fujita, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Koichi Tabata. A Browsing Tool for Multi-lingual Documents for Users without Multi-lingual Fonts. In Proceedings of the First ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries (DL'96), pp. 63-71, Bethesda, MD, Mar. 1996.

  89. Akira Maeda, Takehisa Fujita, Lee Swee Choo, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Koichi Tabata. A Multilingual Browser for WWW without Preloaded Fonts. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Digital Libraries 1995 (ISDL'95), pp. 269-270, Tsukuba, Japan, Aug. 1995.

International conferences (non-refereed)

  1. Fuminori Kimura, Kensuke Horita, Yuuki Konishi, Hisato Harada, and Akira Maeda. RDLL at CrossLink Anchor Extraction Considering Ambiguity in CLLD. In Proceedings of the 10th NTCIR Conference, pp. 82-86, Tokyo, Japan, Jun. 2013. (PDF)

  2. Akira Maeda. Text Analysis and Visualization of Japanese Historical Materials. In The Fourth Asian Joint Workshop on Information Technology, Shiga, Japan, Oct. 2012.

  3. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, and Shunsuke Uemura. CLIR using Web Directory at NTCIR4. In Proceedings of the Fourth NTCIR Workshop on Research in Information Access Technologies Information Retrieval, Question Answering and Summarization, Tokyo, Japan, Jun. 2004. (PDF)

  4. Akira Maeda, Tomokazu Ohta, Masaki Takano, Takamasa Ueda, Yu Suzuki, Toshiyuki Amagasa, Kenji Hatano, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Applying Database Techniques in Wearable Computing Environment. In Proceedings of the 1st CREST Workshop on Advanced Computing and Communicating Techniques for Wearable Information Playing, pp. 69-76, Nara, Japan, Mar. 2002.

  5. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Query Expansion Technique for the CLEF Bilingual Track. In Evaluation of Cross-Language Information Retrieval Systems: Second Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2001, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2406, Springer-Verlag, pp. 177-184, Darmstadt, Germany, Sep. 2001. (PDF)

  6. Akira Maeda and Shunsuke Uemura. Key Technologies for Multilingual Information Processing on WWW. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Standardization of Multilingual Information Technology (MLIT-4), pp. 15-25, Yangon, Myanmar, Oct. 1999.

  7. Shigeo Sugimoto, Akira Maeda, Takehisa Fujita, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, and Koichi Tabata. A Gateway Service on WWW for Browsing Multilingual Documents. In Proceedings of the Second NAIST Symposium on Digital Libraries, Nara, Japan, Dec. 1996.

Other publications

  1. Yuting Song, Taisuke Kimura, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, and Akira Maeda. Cross-Language Record Linkage by Exploiting Semantic Matching of Textual Metadata. In The 9th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management (DEIM2017), Mar. 2017. (Student Presentation Award)

  2. Yuting Song, Taisuke Kimura, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, and Akira Maeda. An Approach to Build a Proper Noun Dictionary for Record Linkage across Humanities Databases in Different Languages. In The 8th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management (DEIM2016), Mar. 2016. (PDF)

  3. Mayya Sharipova and Akira Maeda. Utilization of structured queries and Web resources in transitive CLIR. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of The Association for Natural Language Processing (NLP2008), pp. 103-106, Mar. 2008.

  4. Zakia Ferdousi and Akira Maeda. Mining Outliers for Fraud Detection in Financial Data. In Proceedings of the 68th National Convention IPSJ, Vol. 3 (7P-6), pp. 279-280, Mar. 2006.

  5. Zakia Ferdousi and Akira Maeda. Unsupervised Fraud Detection in Time Series Financial data. In Proceedings of the 17th Data Engineering Workshop (DEWS2006), Ginowan, Japan, Mar. 2006. (PDF)

  6. Fuminori Kimura, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval using Web Directory Structure. In Proceedings of the 14th Data Engineering Workshop (DEWS2003), Kaga, Japan, Mar. 2003. (in Japanese)

  7. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Applying Multiple Resources for Query Expansion in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In IPSJ SIG Notes, 2002-FI-66 / 2002-DD-32, pp. 79-86, Mar. 2002.

  8. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Cross-Language Information Retrieval Via Dictionary-based and Statistices-based Methods. In Proceedings of the 12th Data Engineering Workshop (DEWS2001), Izu Atagawa, Japan, Mar. 2001.

  9. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Integrating Dictionary-based and Statistical-based Approaches in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In Proceedings of Science and Technology Workshop 2000 (JST2000), pp. 73-74, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2000.

  10. Fatiha Sadat, Akira Maeda, Masatoshi Yoshikawa, and Shunsuke Uemura. Integrating Dictionary-based and Statistical-based Approaches in Cross-Language Information Retrieval. In IPSJ SIG Notes, 2000-DBS-121 / 2000-FI-58, pp. 61-68, May 2000.

  11. Myriam Dartois, Akira Maeda, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Takehisa Fujita, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Koichi Tabata. A Multilingual Electronic Text Collection of Folk Tales for Casual Users Using Off-the-Shelf Browsers. D-Lib Magazine, Oct. 1997. http://www.dlib.org/ (HTML)

Invited talks

  1. Towards Integrated Multilingual Access to Diverse Digital Libraries and Archives. Invited talk at the Fifth International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL2016), Dec. 2016. (India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India)

  2. Multilingual Access to Diverse Digital Libraries and Archives: A Linked Data Approach. Invited talk at the Fourth International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL2013), Nov. 2013. (India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India)

  3. Integrated Information Access and Analysis of Japanese Humanities Databases. Seminar talk for New Directions in Digital Humanities, Dec. 2011. (Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London) (Abstract)

  4. Digital Humanities in the Context of Digital Libraries. Invited talk at the Third International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL2010), Feb. 2010. (India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India)

Thesis

  1. Akira Maeda. Studies on Multilingual Information Processing on the Internet. PhD thesis, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Sep. 2000. (PDF | NDL)


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