Collaborative Research Projects

Institute-based Project: A New Integration of Japanese Language Studies Based on Diverse Language Resources

Core Research Projects
Project Title Project Leader Project Period
Cross-linguistic Studies of Japanese Prosody and Grammar KUBOZONO Haruo April 2016 -
Development of and Linguistic Research with a Parsed Corpus of Japanese Prashant PARDESHI April 2016 -
Endangered Languages and Dialects in Japan KIBE Nobuko April 2016 -
The Construction of Diachronic Corpora and New Developments in Research on the History of Japanese OGISO Toshinobu April 2016 -
A Multifaceted Study of Spoken Language Using a Large-scale Corpus of Everyday Japanese Conversation KOISO Hanae April 2016 -
Multiple Approaches to Analyzing the Communication of Japanese Language Learners ISHIGURO Kei April 2016 -
Topic-specific Projects
Project Title Project Leader Project Period
Generative Perspectives on the Syntax and Acquisition of Japanese MURASUGI Keiko October 2016 - September 2019
Stylistic Variation in Minutes of the Assemblies NIKAIDO Hitoshi October 2016 - September 2019
Research on Education in Classical Literature Using the Corpus of Historical Japanese KAWAUCHI Akihiro October 2016 - September 2019
Investigation and Typification of Emergent Participation Framework in Conversation ENDO Tomoko October 2016 - September 2019
Learning in Context: Developing Situation-Based Writing Materials KOBAYASHI Mina October 2016 - September 2019
New Frontier Projects
Project Title Project Leader Project Period
Cognitive Neuroscience of Linguistic Variation in Pragmatic Inference SAKAI Hiromu October 2016 - September 2019
Development of All-Words WSD Systems and Construction of a Correspondence Table between WLSP (Word List by Semantic Principles) and IJD (Iwanami Japanese Dictionary) by These Systems SHINNOU Hiroyuki October 2016 - March 2018
Comprehension of Indirect Utterances in Japanese conversation: Comparison among Japanese Children, Foreign Learners of Japanese and Artificial Intelligence MATSUI Tomoko October 2016 - September 2019
Statistic and Statistical Mechanics Approach to Semantic Drift of Words in Modern and Contemporary Languages MOCHIHASHI Daichi April 2019 -
Lowering Linguistic Barriers in Japanese to Achieve a Sustainable Multicultural Society in Japan IORI Isao April 2019 -
Investigation of Listening Comprehension Difficulties in Children with Developmental Disorders FUJINO Hiroshi April 2019 -
Joint Usage Projects
Project Title Project Leader Project Period
Annotating Semantic Role Labels and Frames of NPCMJ TAKEUCHI Koichi April 2019 - March 2020
Empirical Study of the Validity of a Cohort Analysis of Presuming Individual Sound Change OZAKI Yoshimitsu April 2019 -
An Evaluation of Digitized Glossed Manuscripts Through a Precise Investigation of Source Material KOSUKEGAWA Teiji April 2019 -
The Social Impact of the Influx of English Words in Language Contact in Japan: The Perspective of Welfare Linguistics KUYA Aimi April 2019 -
Diachronic Evaluation of School Children's Writing Skill by Vocabulary and Character Type Rate MIYAGI Shin April 2019 - March 2020
Analysis of the Survey Questionnaire and Visit Record from the Okazaki Survey on Honorifics I-III MATSUDA Kenjiro April 2019 - March 2020
Computational Psycholinguistics of Language Processing with Large Corpora OSEKI Yohei April 2019 -
Geographical and Cross-generational Studies Regarding the Tohoku Dialects HANZAWA Yasushi April 2019 -
Verification and Application of Paraphrase Proposal for the Improvement of Language Problems Caused by Difficult Terms TANAKA Makiro April 2019 -
Empirical Studies of Pause and Speech Rate in Prosodic Features of Japanese Speech WANG Nobuko April 2019 - March 2020
Research on the Initial Project of the National Language Research Institute SAITO Tatsuya April 2019 - March 2021
Reutilizing Hokkaido Real-time Survey Data to Unravel the Processes of Language Change TAKANO Shoji April 2019 -
The Use of Data from the Urgent Pan-Dialectal Data Collection Survey in Gratitude Expression Research TAJIMA Masaru April 2020 -
Discourse Analysis in Oita Dialects —Changes over the Last 60 Years NIKAIDO Hitoshi April 2020 -
A Study of Prominence in Japanese Spontaneous Speech MIZUGUCHI Shinobu April 2020 -
The Past and Present of World Geolinguistics and Linguistic Maps as Seen from the NINJAL Library SAWAKI Motoei April 2020 -
The Effects of Speech Production Improvement on Speech Perception in Second Language Learning SUEMITSU Atsuo April 2020 -
History of research at the National Language Institute: Based on an analysis of research notes from the 1940s to the 1950s SAITO Tatsuya April 2021 -
Research on the change of proper usage of dialect sounds and standard language sounds according to speaking situations OZAKI Yoshimitsu April 2021 -
Building word sense embeddings by using distributed representations and contextual embeddings SHINNOU Hiroyuki April 2021 -
An Availability Evaluation of a Structured Data for the Kunten Material TAJIMA Koji April 2021 -
A Study on the Use of Historical Documents of Social Surveys on Language MAEDA Tadahiko April 2021 -
Joint Usage Projects (NINJAL research resources)
Project Title Project Leader Project Period
Effects of Multiple Acoustic Cues to Japanese Voicing Contrast LEE Seunghun September 2021 -

Multidisciplinary Collaborative Projects

Project Title Project Leader Project Period
Reformation of Local Community through Recordings and Researches of Dialects KIBE Nobuko April 2016 -
Refining the Corpus of Historical Japanese with Information on Notation and Bibliographical Form TAKADA Tomokazu April 2016 -

Network-based Projects

Project Title Project Leader Project Period
A Survey, Study, and Use of the Japan-related Documents and Artifacts in North America: Socio-historical Approaches to ‘Modern Overseas Material Informatics’ ASAHI Yoshiyuki April 2016 -

Basic Research for Corpus Development

Project Title Project Leader Project Period
Basic Research on Corpus Annotation - Extension, Integration and Machine-aided Approaches ASAHARA Masayuki October 2016 -

Collaborative Research Projects (FY2009-2015)

Research Results (before FY2009)