Introduction of Our Course for Freshmen (Feb. 2019)

On February 6 (Thu), we introduced to the first-grade laboratory of information communication network as one research room of media network course.
The number of students who visited this year was 136, more students than last year.
We were able to convey the interest of studying and research in the media network course.

2020 IEICE General Conference

Two M1 students were ready to make presentations at the IEICE General Conference scheduled to be held at Hiroshima University as follows. However, the IEICE General Conference has been canceled due to COVID-19. Proceedings of the 2020 IEICE General Conference was issued on March 3.

  • Tomotaka Kawabata, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “High-Throughput Scalable Radix-4 FFT Processor Design and Its Area Evaluation,” IEICE General Conference, p. 124, A-15-2, Mar. 2020 (in Japanese).
  • Takuto Fukusaki, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “An Experimental Evaluation of Parking Detection Using Web Cameras in a Parking Area,” IEICE General Conference, p. 139, A-15-17, Mar. 2020 (in Japanese).

Lab tour for 3rd-year undergraduate students, 2019

Lab tour is available for 3rd-year undergraduate students.

  • Venue: IST Building 11th floor 11-12
    (Laboratory of Information Communication Networks)
  • Schedule: In the following time slots, M1 students will conduct lab tours for introducing our laboratory. The representative of M1 students is Mr. Kawabata. We welcome your visit not limited to the following time slots.
    • Oct. 11 (Fri) 15:00-16:00
    • Oct. 11 (Fri) 16:00-17:00
    • Oct. 11 (Fri) 17:00-18:00

IST Building 11F (the top floor)

Introduction of Our Course for Freshmen (Sep. 2019)

On September 26 (Thu), we introduced to the first-grade laboratory of information communication network as one research room of media network course.

2019 International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC 2019)

Students of our laboratory presented their research achievements at 2019 International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC 2017) held in Quezon City, Philippines, from 19 to 21 Aug. Also, Prof. Miyanaga made a presentation as a proxy of Ms. Hay Mar Soe Naing, who was a JICA trainee in our laboratory. Next year’s ISMAC (ISMAC 2020) will be held in Ayutthaya from August 5th to 8th, 2020, which will be 3rd ISMAC in Ayutthaya.

  • Riku Takanashi, Tatsuya Nakagoshi, Noboru Hayasaka, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Hiroshi Tsutsui, “Voice Activity Detection Using Running Spectrum Analysis for Noise Robust Speech Recognition,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Jiayue Tang, Yu Tian, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Robust Isolated Speech Recognition for Keyword Detection System Using Hidden Markov Model,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Yu Tian, Jiayue Tang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Improvement on Children Speech Recognition under Low Signal-to-Noise Ratio Environment,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Hay Mar Soe Naing, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Risanuri Hidayat, Bondhan Winduratna, “Filterbank Analysis of MFCC Feature Extraction in Robust Children Speech Recognition,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.
  • Sovann Chen, Supavadee Aramvith, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Encoder Control Enhancement in HEVC Based on R-Lambda Coefficient Distribution,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2019.

2018 International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC 2018)

In the last year’s ISMAC 2018, Assoc. Prof. Matteo Convertino made the following keynote speech.

  • Matteo Convertino, “Optimal Information Networks: from Data Analysis to Design of Complex Systems,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2018.
    Students made the following presentations.

  • Yu Tian, Jiayue Tang, Xiaonan Jiang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Robust Children Isolated Speech Recognition System Using RSA and RSF,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), pp. 113-116, Aug. 2018.
  • Jiayue Tang, Yu Tian, Xiaonan Jiang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Keyword Detection Using F0-VAD in Robust Isolated Phase Recognition System,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), pp. 121-124, Aug. 2018.
  • Yunako Katagishi, So Tsuyuguchi, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “An Evaluation of Entropy Coding Approaches in Block-Based Adaptive Lossless Image Coding Method for Embedded Systems,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Multimedia and Communication Technology (ISMAC), Aug. 2018.

Also, Prof. Negin Shariati (UTS) who were visiting Hokkaido University made a presentation named “Highly Sensitive Rectifiers for Ambient RF Energy Harvesting.”

Campus Open Day 2019, Laboratory Tour

On August 8th, laboratory tour for high school students was held as a part of “Open Campus” (Campus Open Day). After brief explanations of our research activities, we assisted the attendees to implement a simple adder circuit using discrete logic ICs.

Introduction of Our Course for Freshmen (Feb. 2019)

On February 6 (Wed), we introduced our course, Course of Media and Network Technologies, to first-year undergraduate students as one laboratory of our course.