Akira Maeda (前田 亮)

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Akira Maeda is a professor at the College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University. He received B.A. and M.A. degrees in Library and Information Science from University of Library and Information Science (ULIS) in 1995 and 1997, respectively, and received Ph.D. degree in Engineering from Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) in 2000. He has visited Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) from October 2000 through March 2001 as a postdoctoral visiting scholar. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher of the CREST program, Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST) from April 2001 through March 2002. He was a visiting professor at King's College London from September 2011 through September 2012. His research interests include digital libraries, digital humanities, information retrieval, and multilingual information processing.


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Akira Maeda 前田 亮
College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan Utniversity