I am an associate professor at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), Osaka Univeristy (Osaka, Japan).
I am also a research fellow of PRESTO (Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology) by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
I received my Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo in 2008.
My primary research interests lie in combinatorial methods for machine learning and statistical modeling for time-series data. I am particularly interested in submodularity in machine learning, learning dynamical systems, statistical causal analysis, change-point detection in time-series data, bioinformatics and data-mining for engineering systems.
My past news is also found [here].
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), Osaka University,
8-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki-shi, Osaka 567-0047 Japan
Email: kawahara [at] ar.sanken.osaka-u.ac.jp, Tel: +81-6-6879-8542