a Japanese computer scientist, and M.Sc. in 2008 from School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, and Ph.D. student at University of Electro-Communications where his research on computer Go is supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He is author of MC_ark, a Go playing program performing MCTS, inspired by Rémi Coulom's CGW 2007 paper Computing Elo ratings of move patterns in the game of Go  .
- Nobuo Araki, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, Jun'ichi Tsujii (2007). Move Prediction in Go with the Maximum Entropy Method. CIG 2007
- Nobuo Araki, Masakazu Muramatsu, Kunihito Hoki, Satoshi Takahashi (2014). Monte-Carlo Simulation Adjusting. AAAI-2014
- Nobuo Araki, Kunihito Hoki, Satoshi Takahashi, Masakazu Muramatsu (2017). Improved simulation adjusting. ICGA Journal, Vol. 39, Nos. 3-4