I'm Kazuma HASHIMOTO (橋本 和真 in Japanese), a researcher at Salesforce Research (the MetaMind team). I got my PhD at the University of Tokyo in March 2018, supervsed by Prof. Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, and then I started working in the bay area in July 2018. My research interest is in natural language processing both from academic and applied sides. In particular, I'm interested in how to efficiently/effectively use large unannotated text corpora. How can we go beyond language modeling? In my spare time, I enjoy playing basketball; there are many awesome basketball courts in this area :D

  • News/Activities

  • Education
    • Tsuruoka Lab., Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
      Apr '15 - Mar '18Ph.D student
      Apr '13 - Mar '15Master's student
      Apr '12 - Mar '13Undergraduate student
  • E-mail
  • hassy [a t] logos.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp

  • Experience
  • Jul '18 - presentFull-time researcher at Salesforce Research (MetaMind)
    May '18 - Jun '18Part-time researcher at University of Tokyo
    Apr '17 - Mar '18Research fellow (DC2) at JSPS
    Sep '17 - Nov '17Research intern at Facebook AI Research
    in New York, NY, USA
    w/ Edouard Grave and Moustapha Cisse
    Aug '16 - Nov '16Research intern at Salesforce Research (MetaMind)
    in Palo Alto, CA, USA
    w/ Caiming Xiong and Richard Socher
    Apr '15 - Mar '16Collaborative research with Sony Corporation
    w/ Yusuke Watanabe
    Jan '14 - Mar '16Collaborative research with NaCTeM
    in Manchester, UK (Jun 15')
    Sep '15 - Dec '15Programming contest staff in SamurAI Coding 2015
    Nov '13 - Jan '14Teaching assistant in a C-programming course
    Sep '13 - Dec '13Programming contest staff in SamurAI Coding 2013
    Sep '11 - Mar '12Short-term internship in Oisix
  • Professional service
    • Program committee member / Reviewer
      • Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2018
      • International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), 2017
      • Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2017
      • Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 2017
      • Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
      • International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval), 2015
    • Journal reviewing
      • ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP), 2016
      • Neurocomputing, 2015
  • Hobby
  • Playing Igo (5-6d at Tygem, 8d at u-can igo net)
    Playing basketball
    Kinect programming (controling TV using hand gestures!)