We are doing research mainly on information access technologies to facilitate the organization and use of a vast amount of text media information. In order to support users in accessing information that matches his/her needs, we research techniques for information retrieval, which is the basis of information access technologies, as well as data mining techniques to discover useful knowledge hidden in a vast amount of information, information recommendation techniques that recommends useful information according to the user’s interests, search and mining techniques for valuable historical materials that have been increasingly digitized, and multilingual information retrieval which enables access to information written in various languages in the world.


2018/4/11Updated the Introduction of Digital Library Laboratory (in Japanese)new!


Digital Library Laboratory
Creation Core, 5th floor
Ritsumeikan University
Biwako-Kusatsu Campus
1-1-1 Noji-higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga, JAPAN, 〒525-8577