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Assistant Professor (Tenured PI)
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan
Shingo Murata, Ph.D.
MAIL
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Selected Publications
Shingo Murata, Yuichi Yamashita, Hiroaki Arie, Tetsuya Ogata, Shigeki Sugano, and Jun Tani, “Learning to Perceive the World as Probabilistic or Deterministic via Interaction with Others: A Neuro-Robotics Experiment,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 830–846, 2017.
Shingo Murata, Jun Namikawa, Hiroaki Arie, Shigeki Sugano, and Jun Tani, “Learning to Reproduce Fluctuating Time Series by Inferring Their Time-Dependent Stochastic Properties: Application in Robot Learning via Tutoring,” IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 298–310, 2013.
Professional Careers
April 2020 – present
Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan
April 2018 – March 2020
Assistant Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan
Assistant Professor (co-appointment), Department of Informatics, School of Multidisciplinary Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), Japan
April 2016 – March 2018
Research Associate, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
Other Careers
April 2020 – present
Visiting Lecturer, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Adjunct Researcher, Institute for AI and Robotics, Future Robotics Organization, Waseda University, Japan
June 2018 – May 2021
Visiting Researcher, Cognitive Neurorobotics Research Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan
April 2018 – March 2020
Adjunct Researcher, Institute for Human Robot Co-Creation, Future Robotics Organization, Waseda University, Japan
Education
April 2013 – March 2016
Doctor of Engineering, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
Advisor: Prof. Shigeki Sugano
Thesis: “Predictive Learning with Uncertainty Estimation for Achieving Adaptive and Flexible Behavior”
April 2011 – March 2013
Master of Engineering, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
April 2007 – March 2011
Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan
April 2004 – March 2007
Waseda University Senior High School, Japan
Awards
July 2020
JSAI Annual Conference Award, The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI 2020)
September 2016
Best Paper Award, The 25th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2016)
March 2014
Best Paper Award for Young Researcher of IPSJ National Convention, Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ 2014)
Affiliated Academic Societies
IEEE
The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI)
The Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ)
Academic Services
Guest Editor of Special Issue on “World Models and Predictive Coding in Robotics” in Advanced Robotics (2022)
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems(2021 – present)
Member of JSAI Editorial Committee(2019 – present)
Organizer of IEEE ICDL Workshop StEPP'21
Associate Editor of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on IROS 2019, 2020, 2021
Associate Editor of IEEE ICDL (ICDL-EpiRob before 2022) 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
Local Chair of IEEE ICDL-EpiRob 2018
Research Grants
April 2021 – March 2022
Research Grant, Role: PI, The Nakajima Foundation
December 2020 – November 2022
Research Grant, Role: PI, Kayamori Foundation of Informational Science Advancement
April 2020 – March 2025
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Yuichi Yamashita), JSPS
April 2019 – March 2022
Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists, Role: PI, JSPS
October 2018 – March 2019
Feasibility Study of Specific Research Proposal, Role: PI, JST
April 2017 – March 2019
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), Role: PI, JSPS
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