Rakuten Institute of Technology
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Rakuten Institute of Technology (楽天技術研究所 Rakuten Gijyutsu-Kenkyujo ) (RIT) is the R&D organization of Rakuten Inc. in Japan.
It is not a subsidiary company of Rakuten Group, but one department in charge of research and development for Rakuten Inc. The director is Masaya Mori（ja:森正弥）.
Areas of research include Natural Language Processing, Multimedia Processing, Data Mining, and Massive and Distributed Computing.