Educations

  • Apr 2021 - current Nara Institute of Scinence and Technology, Ph.D. Student
  • Apr 2019 - Mar 2021 Nara Institute of Scinence and Technology, Master of Engineering
  • Apr 2017 - Mar 2019 Toyohashi University of Technology, Bachelor of Engineering
  • Apr 2012 - Mar 2017 National Institute of Technology (KOSEN), Miyakonojo Collage, Associate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Work Experiences

  • Jan 2020 - current Research Assistant at Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Supervisor: Satoshi Nakamura
  • Jan 2019 - Feb 2019 Communication Science Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Internship

Publications

International conference (in Engllish)

  • Ryo Fukuda, Sashi Novitasari, Yui Oka, Yasumasa Kano, Yuki Yano, Yuka Ko, Hirotaka Tokuyama, Kosuke Doi, Tomoya Yanagita, Sakriani Sakti, Katsuhito Sudoh and Satoshi Nakamura. Simultaneous Speech-to-speech Translation System with Transformer-based Incremental ASR, MT, and TTS. In Proceedings of the 24th Conference of the Oriental COCOSDA (O-COCOSDA), 2021. Best Student Paper
  • Ryo Fukuda, Katsuhito Sudoh, Satoshi Nakamura. On Knowledge Distillation for Translating Erroneous Speech Transcriptions. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT), 2021. [pdf]
  • Ryo Fukuda, Yui Oka, Yasumasa Kano, Yuki Yano, Yuka Ko, Hirotaka Tokuyama, Kosuke Doi, Sakriani Sakti, Katsuhito Sudoh, Satoshi Nakamura. NAIST English-to-Japanese Simultaneous Translation System for IWSLT 2021 Simultaneous Text-to-text Task. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT), 2021. [pdf]
  • Ryo Fukuda, Katsuhito Sudoh, Satoshi Nakamura. NAIST’s Machine Translation Systems for IWSLT 2020 Conversational Speech Translation Task. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT), 2020. [pdf]

Domestic Conference (in Japanese)

  • 福田 りょう, 須藤 克仁, 中村 哲. 人手書き起こしの知識を用いた音声認識誤りに頑健な機械翻訳. 言語処理学会 第27回 年次大会 (NLP 2021), 2021. [pdf]
  • 福田 りょう, 須藤 克仁, 中村 哲. 教師なし機械翻訳に基づく話し言葉翻訳へのドメイン適応の検討. 言語処理学会 第26回 年次大会 (NLP 2020), 2020. [pdf]
  • 福田 りょう, 井佐原 均. 文の分散表現を用いた柔軟な質問文検索の試み. 言語処理学会 第25回 年次大会 (NLP 2019), 2019. [pdf]

Awards

  • Ryo Fukuda, Sashi Novitasari, Yui Oka, Yasumasa Kano, Yuki Yano, Yuka Ko, Hirotaka Tokuyama, Kosuke Doi, Tomoya Yanagita, Sakriani Sakti, Katsuhito Sudoh and Satoshi Nakamura. Simultaneous Speech-to-speech Translation System with Transformer-based Incremental ASR, MT, and TTS. In Proceedings of the 24th Conference of the Oriental COCOSDA (O-COCOSDA), 2021. Best Student Paper
  • The NAIST Top Scholarship Program 2021. 令和3年度 奈良先端科学技術大学院大学 優秀学生奨学制度 対象者

Research Grants

  • 2021 Support Project for Innovative Doctoral Students in the Field of Multi-disciplinary Research in Advanced Science and Technology (NAIST Touch Stone), JST SPRING: Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation. 次世代研究者研究プログラム 先端科学技術融合分野におけるイノベーティブ博士人材支援プロジェクト (NAIST Touch Stone)

Research Interests

  • Machine Translation (Speech Translation, Simultaneous interpretation, etc.)
  • Speech Processing

Contact

8916-5 Takayama-cho, Ikoma, Nara 630-0192, Japan
E-mail: fukuda.ryo.fo3{0x40}is.naist.jp