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Atsuyuki Morishima

Research Center for Knowledge Communities
Graduate School of Library, Information, and Media Studies
University of Tsukuba, Japan

Madrid, April 24


Atsuyuki Morishima is a professor of University of Tsukuba, Japan. His research interests include data-centric human-machine computations, data integration, and Web data management. Currently, he is the chair of SIG-DBS of the Information Processing Society of Japan, an editor-in-chief of IPSJ transactions on Database Systems, and an associate editor of the VLDB Journal.

His SIGMOD 2001 paper on XML data publishing (co-authored with Dr. Mary Fernandez and Dr. Dan Suciu) was the second runner-up for the best paper award. He received the IPSJ best paper award (in 2004), the DBSJ (the Database Society of Japan) Kanbayashi young-researcher award (in 2009), the best paper award of DBSJ Journal (in 2013), the DBSJ young-researcher's achievement and contribution award (in 2015), and the CAiSE2015 best paper award (in 2015).

In the past, he served as a steering committee member of ACM SIGMOD Japan Chapter. He served as program and organizing committee members of conferences including VLDB, SIGMOD, ICDE, EDBT, CIKM, iConference, ECDL (TPDL), DASFAA, ICADL, XSym, PersDB, and DBCrowd. He received his Ph.D degree in computer science from University of Tsukuba in 1998.

Contact Information

Research Center for Knowledge Communities
University of Tsukuba
1-2 Kasuga, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8550, Japan
Phone: + 81-29-859-1306

Research Interests

Selected (Projects | Publications | Talks)

  1. The FusionCOMP Project (2009-): Fusion of Data-centric Human/Machine Computations [Project Page]

    This is joint work with: Norihide Shinagawa, Tomomi Mitsuishi, Hideto Aoki, Shoji Mochizuki, Noriaki Anzai

  2. InfoSpace Governor Project (2005-): Govern Your Community Information Spaces!

    This is joint work with: Ken'ichi Ishikawa, Keishi Tajima, Shoji Mochizuki, Isamu Suzuki, Mariko Kodama, Masateru Tadaishi

  3. SMART: (2003-): A "divide and conquer" approach to the development of complex XML mappings.

    This is joint work with: Natsuko Furukawa, Tadatoshi Kamimura, Toshiaki Okawara, Jyun'ichi Tanaka, Ken'ichi Ishikawa.

  4. The WISH Project (2003-): Web Integrity management by Self-Healing mechanisms.

    This is joint work with: Akiyoshi Nakamizo, Tomohiro Ariyama, Toshinari Iida, Masami Takahashi, Erika Yumiya, Shigeo Sugimoto, Hiroyuki Kitagawa.

  5. XLearner (2001-): A rapid development tool for XML mapping queries, powered by the active learning framework.

    This is joint work with: Akira Matsumoto, Akiyoshi Nakamizo, Hiroyuki Kitagawa.

  6. SilkRoute (1999-2002): A general, efficient, and dynamic architecture for viewing and querying relational data in XML.

    This is joint work with: Mary Fernandez, Yana Kadiyska, Dan Suciu, Wang-Chiew Tan.

  7. AQUA (1999-2002): A web-site construction tool in a drag-and-drop style for data-intensive web-sites.

    This is joint work with: Seiichi Koizumi, Satoshi Takano, Akira Sato, Takanori Mouri, Hiroyuki Kitagawa

  8. InfoWeaver (1996-2000): An information integration system for the Web, structured documents, and databases, based on ADT technologies.

    This is joint work with: Kazunori katoh, Tsuyoshi Nemoto, Shan Lin, Hironori Mizuguchi, Kumiko Kaimasu, Tomoyuki Kajino, Hiroyuki Kitagawa

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