Short Bio.

Akiko Eriguchi (江里口瑛子) is a Project Academic Support Specialist (as a part-time researcher) at Tsuruoka Laboratory, the University of Tokyo. She received Ph.D. (Engineering) from the University of Tokyo in 2018, and M.S. and B.S. from Ochanomizu University in 2013 and 2015, respectively. She was a Research Fellow (DC1) of JSPS in 2015-2018.


E-mail: eriguchi [.at.] logos.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp


Research Interests

Natural Language Processing

  • - Machine Translation
  • - (Mono/Multi-lingual) text classification

Machine Learning

  • - Neural Networks
  • - Topic model
  • - Graph-based semi-supervised learning


Employment / Academic Experience
  • Software Engineering in Research Internship, Translate team, Google Japan, Japan. February 2018–April 2018. Host: Melvin Johnson and Hideto Kazawa.


  • Research Fellow of JSPS (DC1), Japan. April, 2015–March, 2018
  • Software Engineering in Research Internship, PhD 2017, Translate team, Google Mountain View, the USA. August 2017–November 2017. Host: Melvin Johnson and Wolfgang Macherey.


  • Research Intern; Visiting graduate student at Kyunghyun Cho, New York University, the USA. August, 2016–November, 2016.

  • Teaching assistant in Software II (C programming course). November, 2015–December, 2015.

  • Teaching assistant in Linear Algebra, C, Python programming course (intermittently). April, 2013–February, 2015.

  • Visiting graduate student at DFKI and Saaland University, Germany. August, 2013–September, 2013.

  • Part-time engineer at the Preferred Infrastructure Inc., Japan. February, 2014–November, 2014.


Professional Service

Journal reviewing

  • ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP), 2017.

  • Journal of Natural Language Processing, 2018.


Program Committee Member / Reviewer

  • Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2018.
  • Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL), 2018.


  • International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), 2017.

  • Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2018. (Secondary reviewer)

  • Conference on Empirical methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2016. (Secondary eviewer)



Proofreading Experience




Awards, Honors and Grants



Hobby

  • Japanese tea ceremony
    - One of my favorite Zen words is 百花春至為誰開 (When spring comes, for whom do hundreds of flowers and blossoms bloom?).


  • Tennis
  • Igo (beginner)
Recent Papers (arXiv)
  • Multilingual Extractive Reading Comprehension by Runtime Machine Translation
    Akari Asai, Akiko Eriguchi, Kazuma Hashimoto, and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka
    arXiv arXiv:1809.03275, 2018.
    [page]
  • Zero-Shot Cross-lingual Classification Using Multilingual Neural Machine Translation
    Akiko Eriguchi, Melvin Johnson, Orhan Firat, Hideto Kazawa, and Wolfgang Macherey
    arXiv arXiv:1809.04686, 2018.
    [page]

Journal
  • Parallelizing and optimizing neural Encoder-Decoder models without padding on multi-core architecture
    Yuchen Qiao, Kazuma Hashimoto, Akiko Eriguchi, Haxia Wang, Dongsheng Wang, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, and Kenjiro Taura
    Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems, 2018.
    [page]
  • Label Propagation for Text Classification Using Latent Topics
    Akiko Eriguchi and Ichiro Kobayashi
    Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics, 2014.
    [page]

International Conferences / Workshops
** 2017
  • Learning to Parse and Translate Improves Neural Machine Translation
    Akiko Eriguchi, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, and Kyunghyun Cho
    The 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2017)
    acceptance rate: 18%
    [paper, bibtex, slide, code, video]
  • Cache Friendly Parallelization of Neural Encoder-Decoder Models without Padding on Multi-core Architecture
    Yuchen Qiao, Kazuma Hashimoto, Akiko Eriguchi, Haxia Wang, Dongsheng Wang, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, and Kenjiro Taura
    The 6th International Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Computing for Large Scale Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics (ParLearning 2017)
    [paper, bibtex]

** 2016
  • Domain Adaptation and Attention-Based Unknown Word Replacement in Chinese-to-Japanese Neural Machine Translation
    Kazuma Hashimoto, Akiko Eriguchi, and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka
    The 3rd Workshop on Asian Translation (WAT 2016)
    [paper, bibtex, slide, poster] (System: UT-KAY)
  • Character-based Decoding in Tree-to-Sequence Attention-based Neural Machine Translation
    Akiko Eriguchi, Kazuma Hashimoto, and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka
    The 3rd Workshop on Asian Translation (WAT 2016)
    [paper, bibtex, poster] (System: UT-AKY)
  • Tree-to-Sequence Attentional Neural Machine Translation
    Akiko Eriguchi, Kazuma Hashimoto, and Yoshimasa Tsuruoka
    The 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2016)
    acceptance rate: 28%
    [paper, code, data (EN-JP), bibtex, demo, poster]

** 2013
  • Topic-based Graph Construction for Label Propagation
    Akiko Eriguchi and Ichiro Kobayashi
    The 14th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2013.
  • High-quality Training Data Selection using Latent Topics for Graph-based Semi-supervised Learning
    Akiko Eriguchi and Ichiro Kobayashi
    acceptance rate: 47%
    The 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics Student Research Workshop (ACL-SRW2013)

Domestic Conference (in Japanese; non-reviewd)
  • Gumbel Samplingによる敵対性ニューラル機械翻訳
    白井圭佑, 江里口瑛子, 橋本和真, 森信介, 二宮崇. 語処理学会 第24回年次大会 (NLP 2018)
    [paper, slide]
  • 目的言語側における係り受け構造を考慮したニューラル機械翻訳 ※続きはACL2017
    江里口瑛子, Kyunghyun Cho, 鶴岡慶雅, 言語処理学会 第23回年次大会 (NLP 2017)
    [paper, slide]
  • 句構造へのアテンションに基づくニューラル機械翻訳モデル ※続きはACL2016
    江里口瑛子, 橋本和真, 鶴岡慶雅, 言語処理学会 第22回年次大会 (NLP 2016)
    [paper, slide] 若手奨励賞 (194件中5件)

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