Makoto P. Kato

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I’m an Assistant Professor in Kyoto University, Japan. My research interests include IR, Web mining, and ML.

Affiliation

  • Assistant Professor
    Depertment of Social Informatics, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
    Center for Promotion of Informatics Education, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan

Employment

  • October 2012 –
    Assistant Professor (Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan)
  • June 2011 – September 2011
    Microsoft Research Internship
    (under supervision by Dr. Susan Dumais in CLUES group)
  • December 2010 – February 2011
    Microsoft Research Asia Internship (under supervision by Dr. Tetsuya Sakai in WSM group)
  • May 2010 – October 2010
    Microsoft Research Asia Internship
    (under supervision by Dr. Tetsuya Sakai in WIT group)
  • April 2010 – September 2012
    JSPS Research Fellow

Education

  • October 2009 – September 2012
    Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan (PhD of Informatics)
  • April 2008 – September 2009
    Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan (Master of Informatics)
  • April 2004 – March 2008
    Department of Information Science, Kyoto University, Japan (Bachelor of Engineering)

Awards

  • WISE 2008 Kambayashi Best Paper Award
    (Makoto Kato, Hiroaki Ohshima, Satoshi Oyama and Katsumi Tanaka: Can Social Tagging Improve Web Image Search?)

Contact

  • Address: Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
  • Tel: +81-75-753-5959
  • E-mail: kato at-mark dl.kuis.kyoto-u.ac.jp