Shohei Higashiyama

shohei.higashiyama [at] nict.go.jp

Research Interests

  • Natural Language Processing

Work Experience

  • May 2017 - April 2019, July 2019 - Present

  • April 2014 - June 2019

    • NEC Corporation, Central Research Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan

Education

  • April 2019 - Present

  • April 2012 - March 2014

  • April 2008 - March 2012

    • Kobe University, Faculty of Engineering, Hyogo, Japan

    • B.S. in Engineering

Publications

Recent Work

  1. Toshiaki Nakazawa, Hideki Nakayama, Chenchen Ding, Raj Dabre, Shohei Higashiyama, Hideya Mino, Isao Goto, Win Pa Pa, Anoop Kunchukuttan, Shantipriya Parida, Ondřej Bojar, and Sadao Kurohashi, Overview of the 7th Workshop on Asian Translation, Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Asian Translation (WAT), December, 2020. [paper]

  2. Shohei Higashiyama, Masao Utiyama, Yuji Matsumoto, Taro Watanabe, and Eiichiro Sumita, Auxiliary Lexicon Word Prediction for Cross-Domain Word Segmentation, Journal of Natural Language Processing, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 573-598, September 2020. [paper]

  3. Shohei Higashiyama, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita, Masao Ideuchi, Yoshiaki Oida, Yohei Sakamoto, Isaac Okada, and Yuji Matsumoto, Character-to-Word Attention for Word Segmentation, Journal of Natural Language Processing, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 499-530, September 2020. [paper]

  4. Shohei Higashiyama, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita, Masao Ideuchi, Yoshiaki Oida, Yohei Sakamoto, and Isaac Okada, Incorporating Word Attention into Character-Based Word Segmentation, In Proceedings of the 2019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT), pp. 2699-2709, June 2019. [paper]

Software

  • SeikaNLP: An NLP toolkit, including a neural word segmenter using word attention [code] [paper]

Awards

  1. Best Paper Award, International Conference on Computer and Information Sciences (ICCOINS 2014), June 2014.

  2. Student Encouragement Award, The 74th National Convention of IPSJ, March 2012.