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Kumiyo Nakakoji
Interaction Design, Collective Creativity, University of Tokyo, Japan

Kumiyo Nakakoji received the B.A. degree in computer science from Osaka University, Japan, in 1986, and the M.S. degree in 1990 and the Ph.D. degree in 1993, both in computer science from University of Colorado, Boulder, certified in Institute of Cognitive Science. She is currently Full Professor at Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), University of Tokyo, Japan, and directs the Knowledge Interaction Design Laboratory. She also works for SRA Key Technology Laboratory, Inc., Japan as senior research fellow. She has served as a chair, editor, and committee member for a number of research communities, journals, and conferences, both locally and internationally. She was a Board member of Human Interface Society, Japan, and is currently chairing IPSJ SIGHCI, Japan. She was awarded Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award from College of Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, in 2006. Her research interests include human-computer interaction design and collective creativity, specifically Knowledge Interaction Design, which is a framework for the design and development of computational tools for creative knowledge work. Her latest work addresses cognitive and social factors of software development as knowledge-intensive collective creative tasks.

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