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Class Time-Table and Descriptions for Fall Semester, 1999

Class Time-table

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Class #1

( 9:00-10:30)

    Industrial & Manufacturing System Engineering
           (W5-105)
  Japanese Language
(P-202,219,LL)
Class #2

(10:40-12:10)

Human Language & Computation
               (W9-717)
Japanese Language
(P-202,219,LL)
UEC Academic Skills #1 (W3-2F
  Computer Room)
--------------- Lifelong Learning in Sports #1
(E1-402 only on October 13) 
Electronics Laboratory #1
       (See below)
---------------- Lifelong Learning in Sports #2
Japanese Language
(P-202,219,LL)

                                   *** Lunch Break ***

Class #3

(13:00-14:30)

Measurements & Standards
               (W5-105) ---------------- Theory of Economic Systems     (P-105) ---------------- Applicable Mathematical Modelling  (W5-304)
Japanese Language
(P-202,219,LL)
Japanese Language
 (P-202,219,LL)
Electronics Laboratory #1
      (See below)
---------------- Lifelong Learning in Sports
---------------- Parallel Computation
             (W5-105)
UEC Academic Skills #1 & #2
(W3-2F Computer Room)
Class #4

(14:40-16:10)

Transmission System in Communication
                (IS-115) ---------------- Micro-Mechatronics
               (E4-222) ---------------- Programming with C Language #1
 (W3-1F Computer Room #1)
Japanese Language
(P-202,219,LL)
Japanese Language
 (P-202,21,9LL)
Electronics Laboratory #1
        (See below)
---------------- Radio Wave Engineering II
              (W5-105)
TV Broadcasting Engineering
           (W5-105)
Class #5

(16:20-17:50)

Speech & Image Processing 
               (W5-105) ---------------- Computational Fluid Dynamics   (E4-317)
  Japanese Culture
            (E1-606)
   

Class Descriptions

Lecture Code 1999BJ01
Lecture Title Elementary Japanese I
Credit 4
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4, Wednesday #3 #4 , Friday #1 & #2
Lecture Name Professor Yutaka IKEDA
Extension 5737
E-mail isc-staffs@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook NIL: There is a placement test for Japanese Classes. No native Japanese student is eligible to take these Classes.
Pre-requirement  
Course Description Japanese Language Classes will be run with 2-3 groups.

This Class is designed for students who are the beginners with Japanese Language but with Non-Kanji-Culture Background.

Lecture Code 1999BJ02
Lecture Title Elementary Japanese IIA or IIB
Credit 4
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4, Wednesday #3 #4 , Friday #1 & #2
Lecture Name Professor Yutaka IKEDA
Extension 5737
E-mail isc-staffs@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook NIL: There is a placement test for Japanese Classes. No native Japanese student is eligible to take these Classes.
Pre-requirement  
Course Description Japanese Language Classes will be run in  2-3 groups. 

Elementary Japanese IIA is designed for students who completed Elementary Japanese IA or who have equivalent standards with over 150 Kanji vocabulary.

Elementary Japanese IIB is designed for students who completed Elementary Japanese IB or who have equivalent standards with over 150 Kanji vocabulary.

Lecture Code 1999BJ03
Lecture Title Intermediate Japanese Language
Credit 4
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4, Wednesday #3 #4 , Friday #1 & #2
Lecture Name Professor Yutaka IKEDA
Extension  
E-mail ikeda@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement NIL: There is a placement test for Japanese Classes. No native Japanese student is eligible to take these Classes.
Course Description Japanese Language Classes will be run with 2-3 groups. 

Intermediate Japanese Language I is designed for students who completed Elementary Japanese IIA/IIB or who have equivalent standards with over 300 Kanji vocabulary and reasonable communication skills.

Lecture Code 1999BJ04
Lecture Title Advanced Japanese Language
Credit 4
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4, Wednesday #3 #4 , Friday #1 & #2
Lecture Name Professor Yutaka IKEDA
Extension 5737
E-mail ikeda@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement NIL: There is a placement test for Japanese Classes. No native Japanese student is eligible to take these Classes.
Course Description Japanese Language Classes will be run with 2-3 groups. 

This Class is designed for students who completed Intermediate Japanese Language II or who have equivalent standards with reasonable communication skills and negotiation skills.

Lecture Code  1999BQ01
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skill #1
Credit 2
Day of Class Wednesday #2, Friday #3
Lecture Name Dr Masahisa SUZUKI Dr Hisashi NAKAI
Extension  
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp  /   nakai@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement No advance contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Course Description

UEC Academic Class is designed to give you the graps of all sorts of computer experience. It aims to give you an opportunity to get familiar with very basic computer skills for Academic Work and Study. You will learn introductory parts of UNIX Networking Computer, Fortran, C Language, TeX and HTML (Homepage Making).

Lecture Code  1999BQ01
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skill #2
Credit 2
Day of Class Friday #3
Lecture Name Dr Masahisa SUZUKI and Dr Hisashi NAKAI
Extension  
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp  /   nakai@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement No advance contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Course Description

You will learn a presentation skill for oral / poster presentation. At the end of semester, all new/senior JUSST Students will be required to give a presentation on their major study and research. New JUSST Students will be required to give poster presentation with 1-2 panel space given. Senior JUSST Students of Postgraduate will be required to give an oral presentation for 20 minutes.

Lecture Code 1999BT01
Lecture Title Applicable Mathematical Modelling
Credit 2
Day of Class  
Lecture Name Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5745
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description Computer Simulation has become common to proceed in many areas of sciences and engineering. This class aims to do brain storming with several key topics of dynamics. From this excercise, we focus attention on how to establish mathematical modeling for your needs.
Lecture Code 1999BT02
Lecture Title Computational Fluid Dynamics
Credit 2
Day of Class Monday #3
Lecture Name Dr Hiroshi MAEKAWA Dr Xiaogang DENG
Extension 5394
E-mail maekawa@mce.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement  Fluid Mechanics
Course Description

This course will cover the techniques used to solve problems in fluid mechanics on computers. Subjects to be covered will include;

   1.Basic Concepts of Fluid Flow 
   2.Introduction to Numerical Method 
   3.Finite Difference Method

Lecture Code 1999BT03 
Lecture Title Computer Programming with C Language I 
Credit 2  
Day of Class Monday #4 
Lecture Name Dr Masayuki KUWADA 
Extension 5180 
E-mail kuwada@ee.uec.ac.jp 
Textbook ntroductory softoware (written in Japanese) 
Pre-requirement UEC Academic Skill 
Course Description

Computers are often said to be a mere heavy box. After successful finishing this course students can change it to an intelligent machine  by putting into it the software he learned.  Subjects include,

   1. skill of programming
   2. Algorithm
   3. Data structure
   4. input output description

Lecture Code 1999BT04  
Lecture Title Electronics Experimental Lab 
Credit
Day of Class Thursday #2, #3 & #4
Lecture Name Professor Takeo IRI Professor Sigeo HAYASHI
Extension 5460  /  5496 
E-mail iri@pc.uec.ac.jp   /   hays@pc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook You will be supplied with an original textbook written in English. 
Pre-requirement Elementary electronics
Course Description

This course enables you to have a hands-on experience of introductory electronics. You build various circuits on the breadboard and meaure the characteristics. As a matter of fact, you join the Japanese students taking the same course. The topics are:

   1) Analog circuit A: properties of passive elements 
   2) Analog circuit B: applications of the operational amplifier 
   3) Transistors: their properties and applications 
   4) Digital circuit A: logic gates and simple arithmetic 
   5) Digital circuit B: clocked logic and its applications

Lecture Code 1999BT05
Lecture Title Human Language and Computation 
Credit
Day of Class Monday #2 
Lecture Name Professor Teiji FURUGORI 
Extension 5363
E-mail furugori@cs.uec.ac.jp 
Textbook None 
Pre-requirement At least a course in programming language and desirably a course in data structures.
Course Description

Introduction to computational linguistics. Computer and hman languages, strings and string processing, grammatical theories, grammatcal analysis, parsers, meanings of sentences and discourses, semantic representation, understanding and generation, natural language processig systems. Three programming projects on word processing, parsing, and semanic analysis will be required.

Lecture Code 1999BT06
Lecture Title Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Credit
Day of Class Wednesday #1 
Lecture Name Professor Masayuki MATSUI Dr Kennji YURA 
Extension 5261 /  5266
E-mail matsui@cas.uec.ac.jp      /    yura@cas.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement None 
Course Description

This course will cover the fundamental principles of Industrial and  Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Subjects to be covered will include;

   1    Manufacturing Systems Engineering
   1.1 Fundamental Principles
   1.2 Production Planning and Scheduling
   1.3 New trends
   2.   Japanese Management for Manufacturing
   2.1 Toyota System
   2.2 Push/Pull System
   2.3 New Trends

Lecture Code 1999BT07  
Lecture Title Japanese Culture
Credit 2
Day of Class Wednesday #5 
Lecture Name Dr Kunihide SAKAI
Extension 5525
E-mail k-sakai@e-one.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement None
Course Description

The course will rely on discussions rather than on talks by the lecturer. 'Culture' is, by definition, a complex subject. 'Japanese culture' would be further complicated by the modernization it has 'suffered' since the Meiji era.  Students are asked to bring to the class their surprises and discoveries about living in Japan and among Japanese people. In case no topic is offered by the participants, The lecturer will prepare talks along the lines of following themes:

   1.  The role of 'yakuza' in Japanese politics, local and national,
   2.  The perception of 'uchi' and 'soto', or Ins and Outs of Japanese Society.
   3.  Worlds Apart: Perception Gaps between Japanese and English  languages,
   4.  Is Japan a Democratic Country?
   5.      The Great Unseen Pyramid

Lecture Code 1999BT08
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports 
Credit 1
Day of Class Wednesday #2, Thursday #2 and #3 (One of these 3 Classes) 
Lecture Name Professor Takudou MIZUTA
Extension 5581
E-mail mizuta@e-one.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement Sportswear and Sports shoes
Course Description

Aim of the program: The aim of the program is to acquire skills and knowledge for enjoying sports throughout lifelong. In addition, it includes development of health and physical fitness by practicing physical activities. The course is divided into 4 programs;

1.  Lifelong Learning in Sports-I (ordinary program)
The program is opened at the first semester in each year.  It has several courses of sports lesson such as badminton, table tennis, judo, tennis, swimming, etc.  The practice of the program is one lesson every week.

2.  Lifelong Learning in Sports-II (advanced program)
The program is opened at the second semester in each year.  It has several courses of sports lesson such as badminton, table        tennis, judo, tennis, etc. The practice of the program is one lesson every week..

3.  Lifelong Learning in Sports-III (intensive program)
The program is opened in summer vacation.  It has a tennis course and a golf course.  The practice of the program is all day lessons during four or five days with staying at a sports club's lodge.  The lodging charges are needed.

4.  Lifelong Learning in Sports-IV (intensive program)
The program is opened in winter or spring vacation.  It has a winter outdoor camp course and a skiing course.  The practice of the program is all day lessons during four or five days with staying at a mountain camp site or a ski lodge. The lodging charges are needed.

Lecture Code 1999BT09
Lecture Title Measurements and Standards
Credit 2
Day of Class Monday #3
Lecture Name Professor Takashi IWASAKI
Extension 5177
E-mail iwasakit@snow.ee.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement DC and low frequency circuit theory, Basic statistics
Course Description

Measurements and standards play an important role in the progress of science and technology and give an indispensable base of industries. The fundamentals of measurements and standards will be introduced in the field of electrical engineering. Mechanical measurement is not covered in this course. The topics involve:

   (a) Basic terminology
   (b) Units and standards
   (c) Statistic treatment of measured data
   (d) Measurements of basic electric quantities (voltage, current, resistance, power, etc.)
   (e) Instrumentation
   (f) Error estimation, uncertainty, and traceability

Lecture Code 1999BT10
Lecture Title Micro-mechatronics
Credit 2
Day of Class Monday #4
Lecture Name Dr Hisayuki AOYAMA
Extension 5426
E-mail aoyama@mce.uec.ac.jp
Textbook none
Pre-requirement Machine Design, Machine Elements, Control Engineering, Physic, Computer,   Electronics
Course Description

This course will cover the fundamental principles of micro-Mechatronis. Subjects to be covered will include;

  1. Historical Background to Micro-Mechatronics
  2. Micro-Mechatronics in Consumer Products
  3. Optical Disk Storage System
  4. Micro Machine and Micro Robots,
  5. Several non-traditional micro-fabrication
  6.      Examples of Microsystems and Future Problems

Lecture Code 1999BT11
Lecture Title Parallel Computation
Credit 2
Day of Class Thursday #3
Lecture Name Professor Sigeyosi WATANABE
Extension 5243
E-mail watanabe@cas.uec.ac.jp
Textbook

 (Preliminary reading) Parallel Programming edited by Susann Ragsdale (Supplement) Designing Efficient Algorithms for Parallel Computers written by Michael J. Quinn

Pre-requirement UNIX Literacy, C Programming Language
Course Description

Parallel Computer architecture and parallel processing are included. Well-known parallel algorithms are introduced and several programs to investigate important parallel techniques will be implemented using MIMD computer systems. The practice in parallel programming is prepared. The course includes two hours of lectures and three hours of homework per week. It will focus on the following topics:

   1. The Parallel Systems: Divide and Conquer
   2. A programming Model for the Loosely ? Coupled Parallel System
   3. Working Smartly, Not Hard: Parallel Software Engineering Principles
   4. Decomposition Strategies
   5. Domain Decomposition: Examples and Techniques
   6. Control Decomposition: Examples and Techniques
   7.   Object ?Oriented Techniques for Distributed-Memory Systems but the topics will vary in accordance with the students' majoring.

Lecture Code 1999BT12
Lecture Title Radio Wave Engineering
Credit 2
Day of Class Thursday #4
Lecture Name Professor Masashi HAYAKAWA
Extension  5159
E-mail hayakawa@aurora.ee.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None. Printed handouts will be used.
Pre-requirement Electromagnetic Theory
Course Description

This course will cover basic ideas of radio waves, radio propagation and antennas. The subject will include the following:

   1. Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Theory
   2. Characteristics of Electromagnetic Waves
   3. Wave Propagation
   4. Antennas
   5. Recent Topics of Radio Waves and Antennas

Lecture Code 1999BT13
Lecture Title Speech and Image Processing
Credit 2
Day of Class Monday #5
Lecture Name Professor Akira KUREMATSU
Extension 5215
E-mail kure@ee.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement Introductory Digital Circuit, Elementary Discrete Mathematics
Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of digital signal processing applying speech, audio and image processing.  The lecture will include the following items;

   1. The development of Digital Signal Processing
   2. Converting Analog to Digital
   3. Filtering
   4. Transforming Signals into the Frequency Domain
   5. Encoding of Waveforms
   6. Basic Speech Analysis and Synthesis
   7.      Basic Image Processing

Lecture Code 1999BT15
Lecture Title Theory of Economic Systems
Credit 2
Day of Class Monday #3
Lecture Name Professor Keisuke MATSUYAMA
Extension 5262
E-mail kmatsu@cas.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement Mathematical Statistics, Linear Algebra
Course Description

In this course the following topics will be disussed;

   1. Economic Systems as Feedback Systems
   2. Economic Policy as Built-in-Stabilizer
   3. Economic Systems and Econometric Methods
   4. Building Economic(or Econometric)Models
   5. Endogeneous Variables and Exogeneous Variables
   6. Estimating Parameters of Econometric Models
   7. Forecast through Introducing Econometric Models

Lecture Code 1999BT16
Lecture Title Transmission system in communications
Credit 2
Day of Class Monday #4
Lecture Name Professor Tetsuya MIKI
Extension 5195
E-mail miki@ee.uec.ac.jp
Textbook John B. Anderson: "Digital Transmission engineering", IEEE Series on Mobile and Digital Communication, Prentice Hall
Pre-requirement Knowledges on Probability and Fourier Transform.
Course Description

This course will cover the fundamental principles of Digital Transmission Systems. Subjects to be covered will include;

   1. Baseband Pulse Transmission,
   2. Carrier Transmission,
   3. Synchronization,
   4. Source Coding and Line Coding,
   5. Optical Transmission Systems,
   6. Synchronous Digital Hierachy(SDH) and Aynchronous Transfer Mode(ATM)

Lecture Code 1999BT17
Lecture Title TV Broadcasting Engineering
Credit 2
Day of Class Friday #4
Lecture Name Professor Noboru TOYAMA
Extension 5744
E-mail toyama@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook None
Pre-requirement Introductory circuit theory and Elementary communication engineering
Course Description

This course will cover the fundamental principles of Broadcasting Systems.  Subjects to be covered will include;

   1. Basic terrestrial broadcasting system ,
   2. Basic satellite broadcasting system,
   3. Basic MUSE HDTV system ,
   4. Basic Digital satellite broadcasting system,
   5. Basic terrestrial digital broadcasting system,
   6. Introduction to the state-of-the-art broadcasting technologies such as Large-Screen Plasma Display, Mobile receiver, SNG, etc.

Created: September 1, 1999 / Last modified: November 19, 2012