Kaori Yoshida, Dr. (Eng.)


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Kaori Yoshida was born in Kitakyushu city, Fukuoka, Japan. She has studied Electrics and Computer Engineering at Kyushu Institute of Technology and received her bachelor and master degree. From 1996 to 1999, she has worked as intern at Electrotechnical Laboratory, AIST, MITI in Tsukuba city, Japan. She has conducted a JSPS Research Fellowship from 1998 and achieved doctoral degree at Kyushu Institute of Technology in 1999 with her thesis works: "Kansei Information Processing -Applied to Multimedia Database System-". From 1999 to 2004, she has working as Research Associate in Dept. of Computer Systems and Electronics, Kyushu Institute of Technology. In this period, she was selected as project leader in IPA Exploratory Software Project with her project works: "Personal User Modeling Tool with Kansei Database" from 2000 to 2001. Since 2004, she is Associate Professor in Dept. of Artificial Intelligence, and since 2013, she is Associate Professor in Dept. of Brain Science and Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology.
She was visiting researcher at CSLI Stanford University in 2003, visiting researcher at NIME from 2002 to 2004, visiting researcher at ATR Media Information Science Research Institute from 2004 to 2006, adjunct lecturer at Texas A&M University in 2010, Senior Research Scientist at Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute since 2011, and she is also collaborating as researcher at Network Design Research Center since 2004. Her research interests include Kansei Information Processing, Human Computer Interaction and Soft Computing. She has published more than 100 research papers in these fields, and is also active member of IEEE, IPSJ, SOFT, JSKE, BMFSA, and member of editorial boards of various journals and program committees of many conferences.

Grants (Principal Investigator)
  • Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows FY2015 “Keystroke biometrics extended by hand vein biometrics"
  • Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research FY2012-2014 "Subjective Speed based on Cognitive Psychology"
  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) FY2006-2008 "Action Support System based on Kansei Information Processing"
  • Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows FY2006-FY2007 "Multi-modal Content Management System"
  • IPA Exploratory Software Project (Project Leader) FY2000 “Personal User Modeling Tool with Kansei Database”
  • Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows FY1998-FY1999 "Multimedia Database System based on Kansei Information Processing"

Grants (Participant)
  • FAIS New Strategy Research and Development FY2016 “Speech Agent System based on Advanced AI”
  • Fukuoka Prefectural Robotics & Advanced System Industry Development Council FY2015 “Medicine Log Management System based on Advanced AI”
  • FAIS New Strategy Research and Development FY2014 “Next-generation teaching system for industrial advanced robot”
  • FAIS Industry-Academia-Goverment Collaborative Research and Development FY2012-2013 “The development of gait training support system using interface design and personal adaptive technology based on cognitive psychology and information technology”
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) FY2006-FY2010 "Fusion Technology and Information Dynamics for Penetrative and Evolutional Network"
  • Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) FY1996-FY2000 "Human Media"

Collaborative Project with Company
  • Reif Co., Ltd. FY2017 “Upper limb rehabilitation system using VR technology”
  • Computer Science Institute Co., Ltd. FY2017 “Acoustic Model of Text-to-Speech System to Improve Expressiveness”
  • Chofukosan Co.,Ltd. FY2017 “Smart Control of Oil Water Heating System based on Advanced AI”
  • Reif Co., Ltd. FY2016 “Upper limb rehabilitation system using VR technology”
  • Computer Science Institute Co., Ltd. FY2016 “Acoustic Model of Text-to-Speech System to Improve Expressiveness”
  • Chofukosan Co.,Ltd. FY2016 “Smart Control of Oil Water Heating System based on Advanced AI”
  • Kitakyushu Foundation for the Advancement of Industry, Science and Technology FY2016 “Social Innovation toward Smart Society Initiative“
  • Computer Science Institute Co., Ltd. FY2015 “Development of Speech Recognition Engine”
  • Reif Co., Ltd. FY2013 "The development of gait training support system using interface design and personal adaptive technology based on cognitive psychology and information technology"
  • Yaskawa Information Systems Corporation FY2007 "PC log Management System"
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) FY2003-2007 "Ubiquitous Network Control and Management (Ubila)"

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