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Masatake Dantsuji

Professor, Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University

Masatake Dantsuji

Masatake Dantsuji
Professor,
Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies,
Kyoto University

Academic History

Graduated from Kyoto University Faculty of Letters, Linguistics Major
Completed Kyoto University Graduate School of Letters Doctoral Program

Career

Worked as:
[Assistant, Kyoto University Faculty of Letters] and
[Assistant professor, Kansai University Faculty of Letters].

Now serving concurrently as:
[Professor, Kyoto University Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies
(formerly, Kyoto University Integrated Information Media Center)]
and
[Professor, Kyoto University Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies]

Society Activities

Life Member of The International Phonetic Association
Councilor of The Phonetic Society of Japan
The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
— Has served as Bulletin Committee member, and in other posts
Linguistic Society of Japan

Research Fields

Applied Linguistics / Phonetics / Education Technology

Professor Dantsuji’s work covers a broad range of topics including language and culture, education and so on, through research in phonetics and linguistics. Language is a fundamental means of communication, and it is the basis of culture. The world has diverse languages with different structures and systems. Professor Dantsuji is building an audio database and language database and testing them in language education settings. He is also aiming for application of such databases as teaching support in building of communication skills. Additionally, he is engaged in research and development of e-learning and CALL, a multimedia-based, next-generation computer-assisted language teaching and learning system. His research also delves into voice analysis from the level of consonants and vowels to the level of subordinate distinctive features, as well as consideration of perspectives of language universality and language dependency.

Research Topics