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Educational association administrator

Setsuo Arikawa, Japanese educational association administrator. Recipient Merit award, Pacific-Asia Conference Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, 2000, Best Paper award, Institute Electronics, Information & Communications Engineers, 2002. Fellow: Japan Society Information & Knowledge, Information Processing Society Japan (Best Paper award 1996, 1998), Japanese Society Artificial Intelligence (Best Paper award 1987, 1999, 2001).

Background

Arikawa, Setsuo was born on April 29, 1941 in Kagoshima, Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1964. Master of Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1966. Doctor of Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor Kyushu University, 1966, 1968—1970, associate professor, 1973—1985, professor, 1985—2005, dean, research institute fundamental information science, 1991—1994, dean, computer center, 1994—1996, director general, library, 1998—2008, vice president, 2002—2004, executive vice president, 2004—2008, president, since 2008. Assistant professor Kyoto University, 1966—1968. Member council, science & technical Ministry Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology, Japan, since 2003.

Chairman council, resources science & technical National Diet Library., Japan, since 2007.

Membership

Fellow: Japan Society Information & Knowledge, Information Processing Society Japan (Best Paper award 1996, 1998), Japanese Society Artificial Intelligence (Best Paper award 1987, 1999, 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.