Tomoji Tabata is Associate Professor of Corpus Linguistics at the Graduate School of Language and Culture, the University of Osaka. His primary research interests are in corpus-stylistic investigation of the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British novels with special reference to Charles Dickens. His research fields also include study of text typology/register variation, and forensic analysis of texs.
Tomoji Tabata leads a collaborative projects on multivariate analysis of texts between the Institute of Statistical Mathematics and the University of Osaka. He co-edited English Corpora under Japanese Eyes (2004, Rodopi) and Stylistic Studies of Literature: In Honour of Dr. Hiroyuki Ito (Peter Lang, 2009).