Naoki Otani (大谷直樹)

Graduate student (Ph.D. Candidate)
Language Technologies Institute,
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
notani [at] andrew [dot] cmu [dot] edu
CV [pdf], ORCID

Research Interest


2019 Aug. - present:
Ph.D., LTI, CMU, Advisor: Eduard Hovy.
2017 Aug. - 2019 Aug.:
MS., LTI, CMU, Advisor: Eduard Hovy.
2015 - 2017:
MS., Kyoto University, Advisor: Sadao Kurohashi.
2011 - 2015:
Undergraduate, Kyoto University, Advisor: Hisashi Kashima.

Work Experience

2019/08 - present:
Research Assistant, Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University.
2021/06 - 2021/08:
Internship, Microsoft Research Redmond, Online, Topic: intent-based text representation for to-do management assistance.
2020/06 - 2020/08:
Internship, Robert Bosch LLC, Online, Topic: dialogue response generation using common-sense.
2016/08 - 2016/10:
Internship, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China, Topic: paraphrasing and text normalization, Received Award of Excellence.
2016/02 - 2017/03:
Internship, Yahoo! JAPAN, Tokyo, Topic: GWAP on spoken dialogue systems for knowledge acquisition.
2016/04 - 2016/07:
Teaching Assistant, programming course, Kyoto University, Kyoto.
2015/09 - 2015/10:
Internship, Mentor: Akiko Murakami, IBM Research - Tokyo, Tokyo, Topic: abbreviation disambiguation.
2015/05 - 2015/08:
Programmer, MLSS 2015 Predictive Modeling Challenge, University of Bigdata, Kyoto University, Kyoto.
2015/04 - 2015/07:
Teaching Assistant, programming course, Kyoto University, Kyoto.
Internship (Math teacher), Tono Frontier High school, Gifu.
Internship, Ministry of Education,Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT), Tokyo.