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Yasuyuki Kono is Professor at the Department of Human-System Interaction, School of Science and Technology at Kwansei Gakuin University. He received his Ph.D. from Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University in 1994. He has conducted research on generic framework for intelligent tutoring systems, in particular research on nonmonotonic inductive student modeling. He has also conducted research on multimodal interfaces and on spoken dialog systems at Research & Development Center, Toshiba Corporation. He has conducted research on multimodal understanding, wearable augmented memory systems, intelligent interfaces, and spoken dialog systems while he was Associate Professor at Graduate School of Information Science, NAIST (Nara Institute of Science & Technology), and his research interests are also on the areas.
He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, served on the Program Committee of CIRA (International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation), IWSAWC2005, IWSAWC2006 (International Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing), and serves as Finance Chair of ISWC2005 (IEEE 9th International Symposium on Wearable Computers) Organizing Committee.
He also served on the Program Committee of Pervasive2004 Workshop on Memory and Sharing of Experiences. He is also a member of ACM and serves on the Program Committee of IUI2006 (2006 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces).
He is an active member of JSAI (Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence), IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan), and HIS (Human Interface Society).He has been chair of IPSJ SIG on Human-Computer Interaction since 2013 and also a member of the Program Committee of IPSJ Interaction Symposium since 1999. He served as General Chair of IPSJ Interaction Symposium on 2007.