An award ceremony for the Young Researcher Excellent Paper Presentation Award was conducted with the year-end and welcome party. The award certificate and 10,000 yen in cash as a supplementary prize were presented to Mr. Yasugi.
On Tuesday, December 7, we held a year-end party and a welcome party for new members (four third-year students: Mr. Kota Hirai, Mr. Yuki Saito, Mr. Seunghun Jeon, and Mr. Kenshiro Tanaka) in our laboratory implementing COVID-19 infection control. The party was held after the regular meeting. The meeting and the party were held in a hybrid format of face-to-face and online. In the face-to-face party session, pizzas were served.
Mr. Yasugi presented his paper at 2021 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers, which was held online on Nov 6th-7th. In this paper, we presented an energy consumption evaluation of LoRa using USRP devices.
- Takuya Yasugi, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takeo Ohgane, “An Evaluation of Energy Consumption Under Different Spreading Factors for LoRa Modulation,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, pp. 151-152, Nov. 2021 (in Japanese).
A student networking event was held during this convention. Students of each university made presentations about their university, research activity, and student activity. Mr. Yasugi, who is the chair of IEEE student branch at Hokkaido university introduced the activity of the student branch.
Assoc Prof Tsutsui made a presentation entitled “Design Techniques for Wireless Communication and Image Processing IP Cores” at the 1st Hokkaido Young Professionals Workshop held at Muroran Institute of Technology. This workshop was organized by the IEEE Sapporo Section Young Professionals Affinity Group, which was established on Mar 20, 2020. In this workshop, held in a face-to-face style and online, Student Presentation Contest was also held.
Suzuki (M2) and Kato (M1) made presentations on the research results at SISA 2021, held on 9/20-22. SISA 2021 was held online due to the COVID-19 situation, and Associate Professor Tsutsui served as the general chair. SISA 2022 will be held on 9/15-16 in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.
- Jimpu Suzuki, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Takeo Ohgane, “An Evaluation of 5G LDPC Decoder Using Min-Sum Irregular LDPC Decoder Design Framework Considering Its QC-LDPC Structure,” Proceedings of International Workshop on Smart Info-Media Systems in Asia (SISA), pp. 71-76, Sep. 2021.
- Shingo Kato, Hiroshi Tsutsui, “A Feasibility Study on CNN-LSTM Based Phrase Speech Recognition Compared with LSTM and HMM,” Proceedings of International Workshop on Smart Info-Media Systems in Asia (SISA), pp. 154-157, Sep. 2021.
ICN Lab services including web service will be temporarily suspended due to the planned power outage in the Sapporo Campus of Hokkaido University.
Period: Sep 3 2021 18:00 – Sep 6 2021 10:00
We will make a presentation entitled “Promoting Wagyu Beef Traceability Between Australia and Japan Using Blockchain and IoT Technologies” at FOOMA JAPAN 2021 Academic Plaza 2021 (Japanese), which will be held from June 1st (Tuesday) to 4th (Friday) at Aichi Sky Expo.