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Riichiro Mizoguchi Research Professor
School of Knowledge Science、Knowledge Management Area


B.S. from Osaka University(1972), M.S. from Osaka University(1974), Ph.D. from Osaka University(1977)

■Professional Career

Lecturer at Osaka Electro-Communication University(1977), Assistant Professor at Osaka University(1978), Associate Professor at Osaka University(1987), Professor at Osaka University(1990)


Research on fundamental theory of ontology, upper ontology, domain ontologies such as medical, learning theories, sustainability science is conducted together with their application system development.

■Research Keywords

ontological engineering, AI, intelligent learning support system, service science


◇Published Papers

  • An ontological modeling approach for abnormal states and its application in the medical domain,Yuki Yamagata, Kouji Kozaki, Takeshi Imai, Kazuhiko Ohe, Riichiro Mizoguchi,Journal of Biomedical SemanticsDOI: 10.1186/2041-1480-5-23,5,23,May 21, 2014
  • Characterizing functions based on phase- and evolution-oriented models,Yoshinobu Kitamura and Riichiro Mizoguchi,J. of Applied Ontology,Vol. 8,No. 2,pp. 73-94
  • Ontological characterization of functions: Perspectives for capturing functions and modeling guidelines,Yoshinobu Kitamura and Riichiro Mizoguchi,Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (AIEDAM),Vol. 27,No. 3,pp. 259-269

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◇Lectures and Presentations

  • Towards the Integration of Abnormality in Diseases,Yuki Yamagata, Kouji Kozaki, Takeshi Imai, Kazuhiko Ohe and Riichiro Mizoguchi,International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO2014),Houston, USA,2014/10/6-9
  • Newtonian Forces and Causation: A Dispositional Account,Adrien Barton, Robert Rovetto, Riichiro Mizoguchi,8th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2014),Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,2014/9/22-25
  • Ontology engineering - Theory and practice -,Riichiro Mizoguchi,Eighth International Workshop on Juris-informatics(JURISIN 2014),Keio University, Hiyoshi, Tokyo,2014/11/23

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■Extramural Activities

◇Academic Society Affiliations

  • International Association for Ontology and its Appications,Executive committee member,2009-
  • Semantic Web Science Association,Executive committee member,2005-
  • International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society,Executive committee member,1999-

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◇Other Activities

  • IEEE Transactions on Learning Technology,Associate Editor,2011/10/01 - 2012/09/30
  • JIST 2011 : Joint International Semantic Technology Conference,Conference Co-Chair,2011/12/04 - 2011/12/06
  • Journal of Web Sementics,Editors-in-Chief,2011/10/01 - 2011/12/31

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■Academic Awards Received

  • Best paper award of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence,Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence,2013
  • Life Science Award, Linked Open Data Challenge Japan 2012,Linked Open Data Challenge Japan,2013
  • Best SIG paper award of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence,Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence,2013

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