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Shusaku Tsumoto, M.D., Ph.D.

(Goto:Japanese Version)

Professor of Medical Informatics,
Department of Medical Informatics,
Shimane University, Faculty of Medicine
Office Address: 89-1 Enya-cho, Izumo 693-8501 Japan

Phone: +81 853 20 2171 FAX: +81 853 20 2170
E-mail :

Education: University: Osaka University, Medical School
Major subjects: Neurology, Medical Informatics

Medical Doctor(M.D.): Osaka University, Medical School,1989.
Ph.D. :
Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1997.

Recent Research


1993: The 13th Japanese Joint Conference on
Medical Informatics: The Best Paper
1995: The 15th Japanese Joint Conference on
Medical Informatics: The Best Paper
2002: IEEE ICDM 2002 Best Service Award
2007: Ohkawa Publication Prize "Elements of Data
2008: IEEE CBMS Best Paper Runner-Up Award
2012: SRII Global Conference Best Paper Award
2014: ICServ 2014 Best Paper Award

Social Activities

Big Data
2014: Tutorial Chair of IEEE Big Data 2014
2015: Tutorial Chair of IEEE Big Data 2015

Data Mining
2002: Program Chair of IEEE ICDM 2002
2006: Workshop Chair of IEEE ICDM 2006
2008: Conference Chair of PAKDD2008
2009: Tutorial Chair of PAKDD2009
2007-: ACM SIGKDD Dissertation Award Comittee Member
2008-: IEEE ICDM Steering Committee Member

2013: IEEE ICDM Sponsorship Chair

Granular Computing
2007: Program Chair of IEEE GrC2007
2008: Conference Chair of IEEE GrC2008
2009- : Vice President of International Granular Computing Society

2011: Program Chair of IEEE GrC 2011
2014: General Chair of IEEE GrC 2014

International Rough Set Society (IRSS)
1996-2000 : Secretary of International Rough Set Society
2000-2006 : Chair of International Rough Set Society
1997-2006 : Editor of Bulletin of International Rough Set Society

2009: Conference Chair of RSKT2009
2015-: IRSS Fellow

Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence(JSAI)
1998-2001 : Secretary of Research Group on Knowledge-Based Systems (SIGKBS)
2001-2003 : Chair of Research Group on Knowledge-Based Systems (SIGKBS)
2003-2015: Member of Editorial Board, Journal of JSAI
2008-2009: Executive Board of JSAI
2013-2015: Executive Board of JSAI

Medical Informatics
1999- : ISO TC215 (Healthcare) WG3 (Terminology and Concept, Representation), Technical Expert
2013- : Executive Board of Japan Association of Medical Informatics

PC Chairs
2002: IEEE ICDM 2002
2004: RSCTC 2004
2005: ISMIS 2005
2007: IEEE GrC 2007
2011: IEEE GrC 2011
2012: Brain Informatics 2012

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

List of Publications in DBLP Bibliography Server

Forever Voyaging..............

Leaving Home for a Long Time,
All the Known Gone Their Ways.
Still on the Lake in front of Me,
Remains the Waves in the Old Days.

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Updated: 20.Jul.2010