Biography of Takushi Tanaka

Takushi Tanaka received the B.Eng., M.Eng., and Dr.Eng degrees from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, in 1967, 1969, and 1987, respectively. From 1982 to 1983, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Department of Computer Science, Yale University, where he was involved with the AI project.

From 1976 to 1988, he worked on understanding natural language as a Senior Researcher at The National Language Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan.

He is currently a Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Fukuoka Institute of Technology since 1988.

From 1995 to 1996, he was Vice-President of International Society of Applied Intelligence, and organized IEA/AIE-96 (Industrial and Engineering Applications of AI and Expert systems) Conference in Fukuoka, Japan.

He carried out his duty as director of Language and Information Laboratory from 1995 to 1996, and as director of Computer Center from 1997 to 2000 in Fukuoka Institute of Technology.

His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Language Processing, Logic Programming, Electronic Circuits, Robot Soccer, and Cubesat Artificial Satellite. He is a member of AAAI, IEEE-CS, ISAI, JSAI, IPSJ, and IEICE.