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.

Media Network course introduction

On February 6 (Wed), we introduced to the first-grade laboratory of the information communication network as one research room of media network course.

Lab’s year-end party and welcome party

On Dec 11(Tuesday), we held a Lab’s year-end party also welcoming four new members (Mr.Go Takasugi, Mr.Takuya Yasugi, Mr.Yudai Otsuka, and Mr.Jimpu Suzuki).

Lab tour for 3rd-year undergraduate students, 2018

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

  • Venue: IST Building 11th floor 11-16
    (Laboratory of Information Communication Networks)
  • Schedule: In the following time slots, M1 students are available for introducing our laboratory. The representative of M1 students is Ms. Katagishi. We welcome your visit not limited to the following time slots.
    • Oct. 19 (Fri) 16:30-18:00
    • Oct. 22 (Mon) 16:30-18:00

IST Building 11F (the top floor)

Media Network course introduction

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

Best Paper Award (ICEAST 2018)

Ei Ei Tun was awarded ICEAST 2018 Best Paper Award for the following paper.

  • Ei Ei Tun, Supavadee Aramvith, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Feature Reduction on Fuzzy SVM-Based Coding Unit Decision in HEVC,” Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology (ICEAST 2018), pp. 999-1002, Track 4 (Telecommunications, Computer Science, Instrumentation and Control, Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Jul. 2018.

Jingiskan party

On June 26, we held a farewell Jingiskan party for Mr. Chen Sovann.