Article in JST news
2017年11月02日
Our research activities on tag recommendation for enhancing social popularity in SNS were highlighted in the following article.

SNS上で人気度を向上させるタグ推薦技術を発明
(AI Generates More "Attractive" Hash Tags)
JST news, vol. 11, p. 15, 2017.
https://www.jst.go.jp/pr/jst-news/pdf/2017_11/2017_11_p14-15.pdf
Article in singularityhub
2017年11月02日
Our research activities on impression analysis for oral presentations were highlighted in the following article.

Tech Is Becoming Emotionally Intelligent, and It’s Big Business, By David Pring-Mill - Nov 02, 2017
https://singularityhub.com/2017/11/02/tech-is-becoming-emotionally-intelligent-and-its-big-business/
MVE Best Paper Award
2017年10月18日
We have won MVE Best Paper Award (for the presentation in Sep., 2017).
NIKKEI Big Data vol. Oct. 2017
2017年10月13日
IEICE SIG on Attractiveness Computing has been introduced in NIKKEI Big Data vol. Oct. 2017 (p. 27)
Nikkei Book: Overview of AI/IoT/Big Data 2017-2018
2017年9月7日
Our research activity on the prediction system of time-to-pregnancy that was introduced in NIKKEI BigData in Feb., 2017
has been also included in the following book.
This is a collaboration with FamiOne, Inc.

Nikkei Book: Overview of AI/IoT/Big Data 2017-2018 (AI・IoT・ビッグデータ総覧2017-2018) Eds. NIKKEI BigData
http://business.nikkeibp.co.jp/bigdata/Bds/book_5956/
Press release and news/articles
2017年8月29日
- Press release by JST (Aug/01/2017)
AI Generates More "Attractive" Hash Tags
Tag Recommendation for Enhancing Social Popularity in Content Sharing Services
http://www.jst.go.jp/pr/info/info1269/index_e.html

- Paper@IJCAI
  (Full paper) T. Yamasaki, J. Hu, S. Sano, and K. Aizawa, “FolkPopularityRank: Predicting and Enhancing Social Popularity using Text Tags in Social Networks,” Proc. of the Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-17), pp. 3231-3237, Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 19-25, 2017.
  (Demo) T. Yamasaki, Y. Zhang, J. Hu, S. Sano, and K. Aizawa, “Become Popular in SNS: Tag Recommendation using FolkPopularityRank to Enhance Social Popularity,” Proc. of the Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-17), demo, pp. 5252-5253, Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 19-25, 2017.

- TV News (Aug/03/2017)
https://www.houdoukyoku.jp/archives/0009/chapters/29027

- Asahi Shimbun online (Aug/04/2017)
http://digital.asahi.com/articles/ASK823Q35K82ULBJ004.html

- Kuma-nichi (Aug/15/2017)
https://this.kiji.is/269996321396424709?c=92619697908483575

- Asahi Shimbun (Aug/28/2017)
http://digital.asahi.com/articles/DA3S13107052.html?rm=150
NIKKEI
2017年7月25日
Asso. Prof. Yamasaki's comments on AI have been introduced on the first page of NIKKEI News Paper.