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My name is Yutaka Matsuo. I am a professor at the University of Tokyo (UT), working on artificial intelligence, especially deep learning and web mining. I got my Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 2002. From 2005 to 2007, I was a visiting scholar at Stanford University. From 2014 to 2017 I was a visiting associate professor at National University of Singapore.

At the University of Tokyo, I am a faculty member of The Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering (RACE), Department of Technology Management for Innovation (TMI), and Program for Social Innovation (PSI), School of Engineering. The website of my laboratory is here.

I am also the Chairman of the Japan Deep Learning Association (JDLA) and a member of the Board of Directors of SoftBank Group Corp.

Current Research Topics

Social Network Extraction from the Web

Social Network Extraction from the Web

Relations among people are important for many intelligent systems. In my research, a social network, especially a collaboration network of researchers, is extracted automatically from the Web. The algorithm distinguishes the

User modeling from Location Information

User Modeling from Location Information

This research, funded by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications from 2003-2005, aims at developing advanced representation of places and user modeling based on location information.

Analysis on social media

Analysis on Social Media

We are provided weblogs data, social networking services (SNSs) data, and other user-generated data from various