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Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association, Annual Summit and Conference 2015 (APSIPA ASC 2015)

On 19th Dec. 2015, Mr Dabwitso Kasauka presented the following work at Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Annual Summit and Conference (ASC) 2015, which was held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 16th to 19th, 2015.

  • Dabwitso Kasauka, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Hiroyuki Okuhata, Takashi Imagawa, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Image Smoothing Using Spatial Iterative Methods Based on Accelerated Iterative Shrinkage,” Proceedings of Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC), pp. 779-783, 16-19 Dec. 2015.

Also at APSIPA ASC 2015, Hong Kong, Prof. Yoshikazu Miyanaga made the following lecture in an invited overview session.

  • Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “A MIMO-OFDM System for High-Quality Video Communication,” Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC), p. 1224, Invited Overview Session, 16-19 Dec. 2015.

This year’s APSIPA ASC is the first ASC held at the area where APSIPA’s HQ locates, that is Hong Kong. In 2016 and 2017, APSIPA ASC will be held in Jeju Island and Malaysia, respectively. As for APSIPA ASC 2016, please refer the APSIPA ASC 2016 CFP for the details such as important dates, which is a scaned version of the distributed CFP at APSIPA 2015 venue.

2015 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers

Mr. Iwata and Mr. Zhang attended 2015 Joint Convention, the Hokkaido Chapters of the Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers, which was held at Kitami Institute of Technology On Oct. 7-8. The following presentations were given at the conference.

  • Sukeyuki Iwata, Takashi Imagawa, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “An evaluation of high quality synchronization method in MIMO-OFDM using measured value,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, Nov. 2015 (in Japanese).
  • Wenheng Zhang, Alia Asheralieva, Gengfa Fang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “A Power Allocation Method in OFDMA System,” Joint Conference of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineers in Hokkaido, Nov. 2015.

ISCIT 2015 (International Symposium on Communication and Information Technologies) @Nara, Japan

At the International Symposium on Communication and Information Technologies (ISCIT) 2015 held at Nara, Japan, on 7th to 9th, Sep., Prof. Rhandley Cajote and Prof. Supavadee Aramvith presented the following papers.

  • Rhandley Cajote, Watchara Ruangsang, Supavadee Aramvith, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Takao Onoye, Prasit Prapinmongkolkarn, “Wireless Video Transmission Over MIMO-OFDM Using Background Modeling for Video Surveillance Applications,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), pp. 237-240, 7-9 Oct. 2015.
  • Htoo Maung Maung, Supavadee Aramvith, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Region-of-Interest Based Error Resilient Method for HEVC Video Transmission,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), pp. 241-244, 7-9 Oct. 2015.

IEICE Hokkaido Section & IEEE Sapporo Section Joint Technical Lecture | Prof. Kwei-Jay Lin from University of California, Irvine

A technical lecture related to IoT was given by Prof. Kwei-Jay Lin from University of California, Irvine.

Date: 13:00-, Sep. 3, 2015
Room: 11-17, Grad School of IST Building, Hokkaido University
Title: Service-Oriented Things: A Service-Oriented Paradigm for Internet of Things
Lecturer: Prof. Kwei-Jay Lin, University of California, Irvine, IEEE Fellow

Cosponsored by IEICE Hokkaido Section and IEEE Sapporo Section.

Details can be found on http://www.hokkaido.ieice.org/kouen/kouen.html.

2015 IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2015)

Last July 21-24, students from the ICN laboratory presented their research works at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing. Among the presenters from the ICN lab were Mr. Federico Ang and Mr. Takahiro Inatsuki, supervised by Prof. Hiroshi Tsutsui. The following papers were then included in the conference proceedings:

  • “An FPGA Implementation of Low-latency Video Transmission System Using Lossless and Near-lossless Line-based Compression”, by Takahiro INATSUKI, Masato MATSUURA, Kosuke MORINAGA, Hiroshi TSUTSUI and Yoshikazu MIYANAGA
  • “Time-Varying LP Cepstral Features for Improved Isolated Word Speech Recognition” by Federico ANG, Hiroshi TSUTSUI and Yoshikazu MIYANAGA
  • “Framework of Surveillance Video Analysis and Transmission System using Background Modeling and MIMO-OFDM”, by Rhandley CAJOTE, Watchara RUANGSANG, Supavadee ARAMVITH, Prasit PRAPINMONGKOLKARN, Yoshikazu MIYANAGA and Takao ONOYE

RTSP 2015 and ISSCS 2015 at Romania

At International Workshop on Recent Trends in Signal Processing (RTSP 2015) held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from 6th to 7th July, Prof. Miyanaga made a plenary speech. At International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems (ISSCS 2015) held in Iasi, Romania. From 9th to 10th July, Prof. Miyanaga made a plenary talk and oral presentation of our research achievement.

  • Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Robust Speech Recognition and its Robot Implementation,” International Workshop on Recent Trends in Signal Processing (RTSP), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 6-7 (Plenary Keynote), Jul. 2015.
  • Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “High-Quality Video Communication over Wireless Systems,” International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems (ISSCS), Iasi, Romania, July 9-10 (Plenary talk), Jul. 2015.
  • Federico Ang, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Incorporation of Time-Varying LP Cepstral Features in HMM-Based Isolated Word Speech Recognition,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems (ISSCS), Jul. 2015.

IEICE Hokkaido Section & IEEE Sapporo Section Joint Technical Lecture | Prof. Thanos Stouraitis from University of Patras, Greece

A technical lecture related to cryptographic system implementations was given by Prof. Thanos Stouraitis from University of Patras, Greece.

Date: 13:30-, Nov. 21, 2014
Room: 11-17, Grad School of IST Building, Hokkaido University
Title: Advances in Cryptographic System Implementations
Lecturer: Prof. Thanos Stouraitis, University of Patras, Greece

Cosponsored by IEICE Hokkaido Section and IEEE Sapporo Section.

The 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2014)

Second Year Doctor student Federico Ang gave a poster presentation at the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2014) held in Melbourne, Australia on June 1-5. ISCAS is the annual flagship conference of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (IEEE CASS).

  • Federico Ang, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Rowena Cristina Guevara, Rhandley Cajote, Michael Gringo Bayona, “Open Domain Continuous Filipino Speech Recognition with Code-Switching,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2301-2304, 1-5 June, 2014.

2013 International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ISPACS 2013)

At 2013 International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ISPACS 2013) held in Naha, Okinawa, on Nov. 11-12, Mr. Inoue presented the following paper. The next ISPACS will be held at Kuching, Malaysia.

  • Yuya Inoue, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Study of PAPR Reduction Using Coded PTS in 8×8 MIMO-OFDM Systems,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ISPACS), pp. 363-368, Nov. 2013.

ISCIT 2013 (International Symposium on Communication and Information Technologies 2013) @Samui Island, Thailand

At the International Symposium on Communication and Information Technologies (ISCIT) 2013 held in Ko Samui, Thailand, on 4th to 6th, Sep., Mr. Hikiyama, Ms. Watanabe, Mr. Matsuura, and Mr. Morinaga presented the following papers. They are all master course students.

  • Yuki Hikiyama, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “MIMO Propagation Scenario Discrimination for Adaptive Wireless Communication Systems,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), S2, 4-6 Sep. 2013.
  • Masumi Watanabe, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Robust Speech Recognition for Similar Pronunciation Phrases Using MMSE under Noise Environments,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), T5, 4-6 Sep. 2013.
  • Masato Matsuura, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “Realtime Transmission of Full High-Definition 30 Frames/s Videos over 8×8 MIMO-OFDM Channels Using HACP-Based Lossless Coding,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), T4, 4-6 Sep. 2013.
  • Kosuke Morinaga, Hiroshi Tsutsui, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, “An Evaluation of Wireless Video Transmission Using Lossless Video Compression and 8X8 MIMO-OFDM Wireless Transceiver,” Proceedings of International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), S5, 4-6 Sep. 2013.