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The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
"Department of Computer and Network Engineering, Cluster I (Informatics and Computer Engineering)" 

Associate Professor 
Masaki UTO 

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Career
The University of Electro-Communications  The Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering  Associate professor  2020/10/01-Present 
The University of Electro-Communications  The Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering  Assistant professor  2016/04/01-2020/09/30 
The University of Electro-Communications  The Graduate School of Information Systems  Assistant professor  2015/10/01-2016/03/31 
Nagaoka University of Technology  工学研究科  Project Assistant Professor  2014/02/01-2015/09/30 
GOGA, Inc.  Systems Engineer  2012/12/01-2014/01/24 

Academic background
The University of Electro-Communications  Graduate School of Information Systems  Department of Social Intelligence and Informatics (Doctor's Course)  Doctoral program  2013/09/30  Completed 
The University of Electro-Communications  Graduate School of Information Systems  Department of Social Intelligence and Informatics (Master's course)  Master's program  2011/03/24  Completed 
The University of Electro-Communications  電気通信学部  The Department of Human Communication  2009/03/24  Graduated 
栃木県立栃木高等学校卒業  2005/03/31  Graduated 

Academic degrees
博士(工学)  The University of Electro-Communications  2013/09/30 
修士(工学)  The University of Electro-Communications  2011/03/24 

Licenses and qualifications
博士前期課程研究指導担当資格(Mマル合)  2019/04/01 

Classes responsible within the university
2021  情報領域演習第二  Spring semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2021  MICS実験第二  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2021  イノベーティブ総合コミュニケーションデザイン2  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
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Current research areas
Statistical science 
Mathematical informatics 
Educational technology 

Research keywords
Bayesian Statistics 
Machine Learning 
Data Science 
Artificial Intelligence 
Natural Language Processing 
Test Theory 
Educational Technology 

Current research subjects
大規模レイティングの解析手法とその応用  2014-Present 
統計的自然言語処理技術に基づく自動採点技術の開発  2017-Present 

Published papers
Paper  Yes  Automated Essay Scoring Model Averaging by Item Response Theory  Joint  Itsuki Aomi, Emiko Tsutsumi, Masaki Uto, Maomi Ueno  The IEICE transactions on information and systems  J104-D/ 11, in press-  2021/11/01 
Paper  Yes  Deep neural network-based automated essay scoring considering rater bias effects in training data  Joint  Masashi Okano, Masaki Uto  The IEICE transactions on information and systems  J104-D/ 08, 650-662  2021/08/01  10.14923/transinfj.2021JDP7010 
Paper  Yes  A multidimensional generalized many-facet Rasch model for rubric-based performance assessment  Only  Masaki Uto  Behaviormetrika, Springer  48/ 2, 425-457  2021/07/30  10.1007/s41237-021-00144-w 
Paper  Yes  A review of deep-neural automated essay scoring models  Only  Masaki Uto  Behaviormetrika, Springer  48/ 2, 459-484  2021/07/20  10.1007/s41237-021-00142-y 
Paper  Yes  A deep neural network-based automated short answer grading that considers examinee ability  Joint  Yuto Uchida, Masaki Uto  The Journal of Information and Systems in Education  38/ 3, 218-228  2021/07/01  10.14926/jsise.38.218 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  テストとAI  Japan association for research on testing  No  Masaki Uto  2021/09/17 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  ルーブリック評価のための多次元4相型項目反応モデルの提案  Japan association for research on testing  No  Shin Nitta, Masaki Uto  2021/09/17 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  深層学習自動採点技術を組み込んだ一般化多相ラッシュモデル  Japan association for research on testing  No  Masashi Okano, Masaki Uto  2021/09/17 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Comparison in scores of item groups among examination sheets  The 53st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Medical Education  No  Motofumi Yoshida, Keiko Uchida, Takeshi Morimoto, Yoshio Nitta, Keiko Nogami, Masaki Uto, Nobuhiko Saito  2021/07/30 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Current picture of clinical clerkship from the view of medical students: Report of nationwide survey  The 53st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Medical Education  No  Takeshi Morimoto, Keiko Uchida, Motofumi Yoshida, Masaki Uto, Keiko Nogami, Mizuki Katagiri, Yoshio Nitta, Nobuhiko Saito  2021/07/30 
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Awards
The 35th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence  Integration of Automated Essay Scoring Models by Item Responce Theory  2021/07 
Best paper runner-up award, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED)  Robust neural automated essay scoring using item response theory  2020/07/10 
人工知能学会 先進的学習科学と工学研究会 若手奨励賞  評価者バイアスに頑健な小論文自動採点手法  2020/04/02 
The Behaviormetric Society "Hidano Tadashi and Mizuno Kinji Award (Encouragement Award)"  2019/09/05 
NLP若手の会 第14回シンポジウム 萌芽研究賞  受験者の解答履歴を利用した短答式問題自動採点手法  2019/08/28 
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Grants-in-aid for scientific research
効果的な避難誘導情報のための批判的思考態度の推定手法開発と指導育成に関する研究  Challenging Research (Exploratory)  2021/07/01-2024/03/31 
項目反応論に基づくパフォーマンス評価フレームワークの開発と実証実験  "Scientific research (B), general"  2021/04/01-2025/03/31 
Robust automated essay scoring method integrating deep neural networks and item response theory  Challenging exploratory research  2020/07/30-2023/03/31 
プログラムコード読解作成能力育成のための認知行動に基づく形成的評価手法の確立  "Scientific research (B), general"  2020/04/01-2023/03/31 
信頼性向上を持続するeテスティング・プラットフォームの開発  Scientific research (S)  2019/04/01-2024/03/31 
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Memberships of academic societies
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)  2020/01/14-Present 
Japanese Society for Medical Education  2019/03/25-Present 
International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society  2018/04/27-Present 
The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence  2018/04/01-Present 
言語処理学会  2017/07/19-Present 
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Committee or council involvement
23rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED2022)  Senior PC member  2021/10-Present 
Behaviormetrika  Associate Editor  2021/06-Present 
独立行政法人 大学入試センター 大学者選抜におけるCBT活用に関するワーキングチーム  委員  2021/05/10-2023/03/31 
株式会社内田洋行 文部科学省情報活用能力調査事業 企画推進委員会  企画推進委員  2021/05/01-2022/03/31 
日本行動計量学会  理事  2021/04-Present 
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Committee activity in the University
CED管理委員  2021/04-Present 
情報部会委員  2021/04-Present 
西10号館計算機運営委員  2021/04-2023/03 
社会連携センター 運営委員  2020/04-Present 
過半数労働者代表選出選挙管理委員会  2020/04-2022/03 
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