Yu Takagi

General info


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Computational Neuroscience Lab [Lab Page] and Computational Linguistics Lab [Lab Page].
Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS DC1)
Ph.D. Student @ Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
Research Intern @ ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory
Email: takagi.yu.tn0[at]is.naist.jp

Research Interest


Neuroscience
Computational Neuroscience, Computational Psychiatry, Neuroeconomics
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing

 

Refereed papers/conferences/workshops


Yu Takagi, Yuki Sakai, Seiji Nishida, Takashi Nakamae, Jin Narumoto, Kei Yamada, Kenji Fukui, Saori C Tanaka (2014)
Neural link between obsessive-compulsive disorders and delay discounting
The Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Japanese Neural Network Society (JNNS 2014), Hakodate, Japan, pp.44-45, August 2014.
Received the JNNS Young Presenter Award.

Unrefereed papers/conferences/workshops/others


Yu Takagi, Yuki Sakai, Lisi Giuseppe, Noriaki Yahata, Yoshinari Abe, Seiji Nishida, Takashi Nakamae, Jun Morimoto, Mitsuo Kawato, Jin Narumoto, Saori C. Tanaka (2017)
A neural marker of obsessive-compulsive disorder from whole-brain functional connectivity
Submitted to journal. Preprint can be accessed from here

Yu Takagi, Yuki Sakai, Saori C Tanaka (2016)
A neuromarker of anxiety from whole-brain functional connectivity
IEEE CISJ (Neurocomputing) Okinawa, Japan, July 2016.
Received the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Japan Chapter Young Researcher Award (Neurocomputing)

Yu Takagi, Yuki Sakai, Yoshinari Abe, Seiji Nishida, Takashi Nakamae, Jin Narumoto, Kei Yamada, Kenji Fukui, Saori C Tanaka (2015)
脳情報に機械学習を用いることによる, 精神疾患(強迫症/強迫性障害)患者の判別
The 29th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence (JSAI 2015), Hakodate, Japan, June 2015.
Received the JSAI Annual Conference Student Incentive Award.

Yu Takagi (2015)
Invited Speaker (Title: Neural link between obsessive-compulsive disorders and delay discounting)
1st Neuroeconomics Workshop (第1回神経経済学ワークショップ),神奈川県・相模原ホテルウィングインターナショナル相模原, 2015年2月

Yu Takagi, Yu Masuda, Masahiro Minakawa, Hiroki Ouchi, Daisuke Akima, Masayoshi Kondo, Yuji Matsumoto (2014)
Web-based dialogue system for checking user's mental state
言語処理学会第20回年次大会(Natural Language Processing 2014) Sapporo, Japan, March, 2014

Yu Takagi, Saori C Tanaka, Yuki Sakai, Jin Narumoto and Mitsuo Kawato (2014)
Neural link between obsessive-compulsive disorders and delay discounting
Santander International Summer School “Frontiers in Neuroeconomics“ Heiderberg, April, 2014

Yu Takagi (2013)
A report of the 14th Summer Workshop on the Mechanism of Brain and Mind
The Brain & Neural Networks 20(4): 180-181., doi:10.3902/jnns.20.180 (in Japanese)

Education


2015 Apr - Current
Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
Graduate School of Information Science
Ph.D. student in Computational Neuroscience
Supervisor: Mitsuo Kawato and Saori C Tanaka
Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS DC1) [About]
2013 Apr - 2015 Mar
Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
Graduate School of Information Science
M.S. in Computational Neuroscience
Supervisor: Mitsuo Kawato and Saori C Tanaka
2007 Apr - 2011 Mar
Hitotsubashi University
Department of Economics
B.A. in Economics (major in Development Finance)
Supervisor: Hidenobu Okuda

Experience


2016 Aug - 2016 Sep
Preferred Networks
Internship
Theme: Multi-modal deep generative model for anomaly detection
Supervisors: Daisuke Okanohara and Daisuke Tanaka
2016 Feb - 2016 Mar
DWANGO Co.,Ltd.
Internship
Theme: Deep recurrent neural network using the LSTM
Supervisor: Yuri Odagiri
2015 Apr - 2018 Mar
Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS DC1)[About]
2011 Apr - 2013 Mar
Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
Financial Officer

Awards, Funding & Fellowships


2017 Mar
IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Japan Chapter Young Researcher Award (Neurocomputing).
IEEE CISJ (Neurocomputing), Okinawa, Japan, 7 July, 2016.
2015 Jun
JSAI Annual Conference Student Incentive Award
29th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI2015), Hakodate, Japan, 1 June, 2015.
2015 Jun
NAIST Excellent Student Scholarship
Nara Institute of Science and Technology Top Scholarship Student, 2015
2015 May
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Scholarship programs
Exemption from JASSO scholarship refund (100%) for excellent student, 2015
2015 Apr - 2018 Mar
Research Fellowship of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists (JSPS DC1)
2014 August
JNNS Young Presenter Award
24th Annual Conference of the Japanese Neural Network Society (JNNS2014), Hakodate, Japan, August, 2014.
2014 April
Travel Award
Santander International Summer School “Frontiers in Neuroeconomics“ Heiderberg, April, 2014
2013 September
Silver Presentation Award
Workshop or creative and international competitive project 2013, Hyogo, Japan, 2013
2013 Jun - 2014 Mar
Creative and International Competitiveness Project 2013, NAIST
Team Leader

Skills


Natural Languages
Japanese(Native), English(Fluent, TOEIC:915), Russian(1 year)
Programming Languages
MATLAB, C, Java (Scala), Python, Ruby
Tools
Sublime Text 3, TeX, git

References & CV


Available on request