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Updated on 2016 December 25

Society Awards (extracted from the "Items of Understanding")

  1. 1) Content of Society Awards

    The Society shall establish the four prizes of the Achievement Award, Excellence Award, Encouragement Award, and Publication Award. Presentation of the Achievement Award and Excellence Award shall begin in 1986, the Encouragement Award in 1999, and the Publication Award in 2011.

    1. The Behaviormetric Society "Achievement Award"

      The Award shall be given to those who, to a great extent contributed to the development of behaviormetrics through their outstanding achievements. In principle, one person shall be selected each year. The Award winner shall be recognized at the General Meeting and be given a supplementary prize of 100,000 yen.

      The official name of the "Achievement Award" shall be the "Hayashi Chikio Award (Achievement Award)".

    2. The Behaviormetric Society "Excellence Award"

      The Award shall be given to individuals and groups who presented a single or multiple outstanding research achievements related to behaviormetrics. One or two cases shall be selected each year, in principle. The Award winner shall be recognized at the General Meeting and given a supplementary prize of 50,000 yen per case.

      The official name of the "Excellence Award" shall be the "Hayashi Chikio Award (Excellence Award)".

    3. The Behaviormetric Society "Encouragement Award"

      The Award shall be given to individual young researchers who presented promising and aspirational research achievements in the academic journals ("Kodo keiryogaku" and "Behaviormetrika") published by The Behaviormetric Society, or at the Behaviormetrics Conference held every year. One case shall be selected each year, in principle. The Award winner shall be recognized at the General Meeting and shall be given a supplementary prize of 30,000 yen per case.

      The official name of the "Encouragement Award" shall be the "Hidano Tadashi and Mizuno Kinji Award (Encouragement Award)".

    4. The Behaviormetric Society "Publication Award"

      The Award shall be given to authors and translators of excellent books related to behaviormetrics which are published in the past three years or so (three persons or fewer, in principle). One case shall be selected each year, in principle. The Award winner shall be recognized at the General Meeting and be given a supplementary prize of 50,000 yen per case.

      The official name of the "Publication Award" shall be the "Sugiyama Meiko Award (Publication Award)".

  2. 2) Fundamental Qualifications for Winners

    1. In the case of receiving an award as an individual, the individual must be an Associate, Regular, or Honorary member, other than a Supporting member.

    2. In the case of receiving an award as a group, at least half of the group must be Society members.

    3. Upon presenting an award, the consent of the concerned party is needed.

    4. The "Achievement Award" and "Encouragement Award" shall be given only once to each person.

Winners of The Behaviormetric Society Awards

time year Hayashi Chikio Award (Achievement Award) Hayashi Chikio Award (Excellence Award)
31th 2016 Kohei ADACHI (Osaka University) Shohei SHIMIZU (Shiga University)
30th 2015 Haruhiko OGASAWARA (Otaru University of Commerce) Toshio SHIMOKAWA (Wakayama Medical University)
29th 2014 Yutaka KANO (Osaka University) Kensuke OKADA (Senshu University)
28th 2013 Isao YOSHIMURA (Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Science) Mingzhe JIN (Doshisha University)
27th 2012 Hiroshi AKUTO (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo) Kojiro SHOJIMA (National Center for University Entrance Examinations)
26th 2011 Ryozo YOSHINO (Institute of Statistical Mathematics) Heungsun HWANG (McGill University)
25th 2010 Takashi MURAKAMI (Chukyo University) Takahiro TSUCHIYA (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
24th 2009 Kumiko MARUYAMA (Hokuriku Gakuin University) Atsuko KITADA (Institute of Nuclear Safety Systems, Inc.)
23rd 2008 Meiko SUGIYAMA Takahiro HOSHINO (Nagoya University)
22nd 2007 Fumiko SAMEJIMA (University of Tennessee) Naoki KURAMOTO (Tohoku University)
21st 2006 Toshiyuki FURUKAWA (National Hospital Organization Osaka Medical Center) Hiroshi HOJO
Yuejun ZHENG (Research Institute for Humanity and Nature)
20th 2005 Takeshi KUBO (Ryugasaki Saiseikai Hospital) Satoshi FUJII (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
19th 2004 Kikuo NOMOTO (Emeritus Staff Member, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics) Maomi UENO (Nagaoka University of Technology)
18th 2003 Tomio KINOSHITA (Koshien University) Tokuhisa SUZUKI (Nikkei Research Inc.)
Kazue YAMAOKA (National Institute of Public Health)
17th 2002 Kiyoshi EGAWA (Hiroshima International University) Kazuhisa TAKEMURA (Waseda University)
16th 2001 Shizuhiko NISHISATO (Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto) Shido SAI (Okayama Shoka University)
15th 2000 Taro INDO (Professor Emeritus, University of California, Irvine; Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus, Kio University) Nobuoki ESHIMA (Medical College of Oita)
14th 1999 Akinori OKADA (Rikkyo University) Tadashi IMAIZUMI (Tama University)
13th 1998 Tadashi HIDANO (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo Professor Emeritus, National Center for University Entrance Examinations) Masanori ICHIKAWA (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
12th 1997 Masakatsu MURAKAMI (Institute of Statistical Mathematics) Kohei ADACHI (Koshien University)
Yutaka KANO (Osaka University)
11th 1996 No prize winner. Hirohisa KISHINO (The University of Tokyo)
Shin-ichi MAYEKAWA (National Center for University Entrance Examinations)
10th 1995 Nozomu MATSUBARA (The University of Tokyo) Hideki TOYODA (Rikkyo University)
9th 1994 Kazuo SHIGEMASU (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Manabu IWASAKI (Seikei University)
8th 1993 Shuichi IWATSUBO (National Center for University Entrance Examinations) Tatsuo OTSU (Hokkaido University)
7th 1992 Hiroshi IKEDA (Rikkyo University) Ryozo YOSHINO (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
6th 1991 Kazumasa WAKIMOTO (Okayama University) Haruhiko OGASAWARA (Safety Research Institute, Eastern Japan Railway Co.)
Takashi MURAKAMI (Nagoya University)
5th 1990 Hideo MIYAHARA (Kitasato University) No prize winner.
4th 1989 Masashi GOTO (Shionogi & Co., Ltd.) Makoto TAKEYA (Takushoku University)
3rd 1988 Kinji MIZUNO (Institute of Statistical Mathematics) Mathematical Informatics Research Department, Electrotechnical Laboratory
2nd 1987 Haruo YANAI (National Center for University Entrance Examinations) Hisao MIYANO (Chiba University)
1st 1986 Yoshio TAKANE (McGill University) Yoshinori TOMIYAMA (University of Tsukuba)
Keizo NAGAOKA (Kobe University)
time year Hidano Tadashi & Mizuno Kinji Award (Encouragement Award)
18th 2016 Hiroaki KONDA (Kansai University)
17th 2015 Hironori SATOMURA (Japan Tobacco Inc.)
16th 2014 Michio YAMAMOTO (Kyoto University)
15th 2013 Taichi OKUMURA (Joetsu University of Education)
Haruhiko MITSUNAGA (National Personnel Authority, NPA)
14th 2012 Takuya OKAMOTO (Shinshu University)
Shingo SABURI (Aichi Gakuin University)
13th 2011 Satoshi USAMI (The University of Tokyo)
Kei MIYAZAKI (Nagoya University)
12th 2010 Koken OZAKI (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
11th 2009 Nobuyuki INAMIZU (Manufacturing Management Research Center, The University of Tokyo)
Satoru YOKOYAMA (Keio University)
10th 2008 Wataru MATSUMOTO (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
Kensuke OKADA (The University of Tokyo)
9th 2007 Eiji MATSUDA (Asahi Shimbun Co.)
Yiping ZHANG (The University of Tokyo)
8th 2006 Mika KIGAWA (Toho University)
Atsuho NAKAYAMA (Rikkyo University)
7th 2005 Eiichi MORIMOTO (Video Research Ltd.)
6th 2004 Kojiro SHOJIMA (National Center for University Entrance Examinations)
5th 2003 Mayomi HAGA (Kagawa Nutrition University)
Toshimitsu HAMASAKI (Pfizer Japan Inc.)
4th 2002 Akinobu TAKEUCHI (Rikkyo University)
3rd 2001 Takahiro HOSHINO (The University of Tokyo)
2nd 2000 Kenichi KIKUCHI (National Center for University Entrance Examinations)
Tadahiko MAEDA (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
1st 1999 Takahiro TSUCHIYA (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
time year Sugiyama Meiko Award (Publication Award) Title of book (publisher)
6th 2016 Kazuhisa TAKEMURA (Waseda University) "Behavioral Decision Theory: Psychological and Mathematical Descriptions of Human Choice Behavior." (Springer)
5th 2015 Heungsun HWANG (McGill University)
Yoshio TAKANE (University of Victoria)
"Generalized Structured Component Analysis: A Component-Based Approach to Structural Equation Modeling." (Chapman and Hall/CRC)
4th 2014 Takashi INOGUCHI (University of Niigata Prefecture)
Seiji FUJII (University of Niigata Prefecture)
"The Quality of Life in Asia: A Comparison of Quality of Life in Asia." (Springer)
3rd 2013 Matia OKUBO (Senshu University)
Kensuke OKADA (Senshu University)
"Tsutaeru tame no shinri tokei: kokaryo, shinrai kukan, kenteiryoku (Psychological Statistics to Tell Your Story: Effect Size, Confidence Interval, and Power)." [in Japanese] (Keiso Shobo)
2nd 2012 Shizuhiko NISHISATO (Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto) "Kodo kagaku no tame no deta kaiseki -- Joho haaku ni tekishita hoho no riyo (Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences: Use of Appropriate Procedures for Information Retrieval)." [in Japanese] (Baifukan Co., Ltd.)
Manabu KUROKI (Institute of Statistical Mathematics) "Toukeiteki inga suiron -- Moderu, suiron, suisoku (Causality - Models, Reasoning and Inference -)." [translation into Japanese] (Kyoritsu Shuppan Co., Ltd.)
1st 2011 Haruo YANAI (Saint Luke's College of Nursing)
Yoshio TAKANE (McGill University)
Kei TAKEUCHI (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)
"Projection Matrices, Generalized Inverse Matrices, and Singular Value Decomposition (Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences)." (Springer-Verlag)
Takahiro HOSHINO (Nagoya University) "Chosa kansatsu deta no tokei kagaku: inga suiron/ sentaku baiasu/ deta yugo (Statistics for observational data and survey data: Causal inference, selection bias, and data fusion.)." [in Japanese] (Iwanami Shoten, Publishers)

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