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Class Time-Table and Descriptions for Spring Semester, 2001

Class Time-table

Day
of
week
Time
Zone
Subject Department Lecturer Class
Room
UEC
Regular
Students
MON

Class #1
 (9:00-10:30)

Speech Recognition C Prof. OZEKI W9-102  

Class #2
(10:40-12:10)

Error-Correcting Codes C Prof. SAKATA W9-739  

Class #3
(13:00-14:30)

Applicable Mathematical Modelling #1 ISC Dr. M. SUZUKI W5-304  

Class #4
(14:40-16:10)

Digital Engineering in Broadcasting (New) ISC Prof. TOYAMA W5-102  

Class #5
(16:15-17:45)

Electron Devices E Prof. KAWANO W5-102

(W5-109 only on April 17)

 
TUE

Class #1
 (9:00-10:30)

Japanese Human Relations H Prof. NAKAJIMA E1-602  

Class #2
(10:40-12:10)

         

Class #3
(13:00-14:30)

Japanese Language ISC --- ISC X

Class #4
(14:40-16:10)

Japanese Language ISC --- ISC X

Class #5
(16:15-17:45)

Theory of Elasticity (New) M Dr. SHINTANI E6-201 X
WED

Class #1
 (9:00-10:30)

Advanced Theory of Systems Reliability T Prof. K. SUZUKI F-401 X

Class #2
(10:40-12:10)

UEC Academic Skills I (Computer Literacy) ISC Dr. M. SUZUKI W3-2F Computer Room  

Class #3
(13:00-14:30)

Japanese Language ISC --- ISC X

Class #4
(14:40-16:10)

Japanese Language ISC --- ISC X

Class #5
(16:15-17:45)

Introduction to Visual Communication (New) E Dr. KANEKO W8-602  
THU

Class #1
 (9:00-10:30)

         

Class #2
(10:40-12:10)

Lifelong Learning in Sports N Flying Disc : FUKAZAWA Follow the instructions at the first guidance  
Judo : YANAGISAWA
Tennis : OGA
Swimming

Class #3
(13:00-14:30)

Lifelong Learning in Sports N Flying Disc : FUKAZAWA Follow the instructions at the first guidance

(Guidance will be held at P-307 from 10:40)

 
Judo : YANAGISAWA
Tennis : OGA
Swimming

Class #4
(14:40-16:10)

Antenna Engineering (New) ISC Prof. TOYAMA W5-102  

Class #5
(16:15-17:45)

         
FRI

Class #1
 (9:00-10:30)

Japanese Language ISC --- ISC X

Class #2
(10:40-12:10)

Japanese Language ISC --- ISC X

Class #3
(13:00-14:30)

UEC Academic Skills II (Presentation Skills) ISC Dr. M. SUZUKI W3-2F Computer Room  

Class #3
(13:00-14:30)

(Games in English #1) J Dr. Y HIROSE E1-806  

Class #4
(14:40-16:10)

(Games in English #2) J Dr. Y HIROSE E1-810  
Class #5
(16:15-17:45)
         

Class Decriptions

Lecture Code 2001AJ02A
Lecture Title Elementary Japanese IIA
Credit 6 (9.0h/w)
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4
Wednesday #3 #4 & Friday #1 & #2
Lecturer Name Dr Yuko KASAHARA
and Associates
Extension 5739
E-mail kasahara@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 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.

Lecture Code 2001AJ02B
Lecture Title Elementary Japanese IIB
Credit 6 (9.0h/w)
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4
Wednesday #3 #4 & Friday #1 & #2
Lecturer Name Dr Mikio SHIGA
and Associates
Extension 5738
E-mail shiga@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 in  2-3 groups. 

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

Lecture Code 2001AJ03A
Lecture Title Intermediate Japanese Language I
Credit 6 (9.0h/w)
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4
Wednesday #3 #4 & Friday #1 & #2
Lecturer Name Dr Mari TANAKA
and Associates
Extension 5736
E-mail mari@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 in 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 2001AJ03B
Lecture Title Intermediate Japanese Language II
Credit 6 (9.0h/w)
Day of Class Tuesday #2, #3, #4
Wednesday #3 #4 & Friday #1 & #2
Lecturer Name Dr Mari TANAKA
and Associates
Extension 5736
E-mail mari@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 Intermediate Japanese Language I or who have equivalent standards with over 500 Kanji vocabulary and reasonable negotiation skills.

Lecture Code 2001AQ01
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skills I (Computer Literacy)
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Wednesday #2
Lecturer Name Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5745
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description UEC Academic Class is designed to give you some 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). 

No advance contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Lecture Code 2001AQ02
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skills II (Presentation Skills)
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Friday #3
Lecturer Name Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5745
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description You will learn a presentation skill for oral / poster presentation. At the end of semester, all new/senior JUSST Students are 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. 

No advance contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Lecture Code 2001ATLA01
Lecture Title Speech Recognition
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Monday #1
Lecturer Name Professor Kazuhiko OZEKI
Extension 5365
E-mail ozeki@ice.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Handout will be distributed in the class.
Pre-requirement NIL
Course Description (Objectives)
Speech recognition by machine, which has long been a dream of the human being, is now becoming a reality. Due mainly to the development of statistical recognition techniques and large speech databases, as well as advances in computer technology, last two decades witnessed a dramatic progress in the field. The aim of this lecture is to give basic ideas of fundamental techniques that have made such technological innovation possible.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
A brief list of subjects:
1) Perspective of speech science and technology
2) Acoustical properties of speech signal
3) Speech analysis techniques
4) Dynamic time warping
5) Principle of statistical speech recognition
6) Hidden Markov models (HMMs) for acoustic modeling
7) Statistical language model
8) Continuous speech recognition by HMMs
9) Speaker recognition 

(Assessment Policy)
Assessment will be based mainly on students' reports submitted at the end of the semester (90%). Contribution for class discussions will also be taken into account (10%). Attendance at more than 66% of the classes is a necessary condition for acquiring credits.
Lecture Code 2001ATLA02
Lecture Title Error-Correcting Codes
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Monday #2
Lecturer Name Professor Shojiro SAKATA
Extension 5364
E-mail sakata@ice.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Michael Purser, Introduction to Error-Correcting Codes, Artech House Publishers, 1995.
Pre-requirement Linear Algebra, some knowledge of polynomial algebra
Course Description (Objectives)
Error-Correcting Codes (ECC) are one of the fundamental techniques in communication and recording systems. Based on mathematical, in particular, algebraic methods, ECC are constructed and used practically to transmit 
digital information error-free through noisy channels. In this lecture we treat basic concepts and methods of ECC.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
Algebra on Finite Fields, Linear Block Codes, Cyclic Codes, Decoding Methods, etc.

(Assessment Policy)
Based on the results of students' reports and the 
width and depth of participation in discussions during the 
course.
Lecture Code 2001ATLC01
Lecture Title Electron Devices
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Tuesday #2
Lecturer Name Professor Katsuyasu KAWANO
Extension 5144
E-mail kawano@ee.uec.ac.jp
Textbook M.Shur: Introduction to Electron Devices, John Willey & Sons Inc. 577 page ISBN,0-471-10348-9

(Reference)
S.M.Sze: "VLSI Technology", McGraw-Hill (1988) Hong H Lee: "Fundamentals of Microelectronic Processing", McGraw-Hill S.M.Sze: "VLSI Technology", McGraw-Hill (1988)
Pre-requirement Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Fundamentals of Solid State Physics
Course Description (Objectives) This lecture may be devoted to the fundamental operation principles of electron devices including their engineering science and design.

(Outline of Class and Contents) 
Electron (solid state) devices are representative with diodes, BJT/MOS transistors, and their integrated circuits (IC) which are found in PC, TV, celluar phones, copy machines etc. The lecture is recommended forelectronic/electric engineering students taking their first course in electron devices, in which they are hoped to have some knowledges to quantum mechanics and solid state physics.
The lecture was proceeded following the textbook; from Chap.1 (Basics of Quantum Mechanics) to Chap.8 (Photonic Devices), totally about 500 pages. After some 
important points in each Chapter being explained, several 
review questions were assigned as a homework every week. 
As the final report, selected problems in each Chapter were assigned for evaluations. 

(Assessment Policy) Answers for review questions and the final report are overall objects for the grade evaluations.
Lecture Code 2001ATLC02
Lecture Title Introduction to Visual Communications 
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Wednesday #5
Lecturer Name Professor Masahide KANEKO
Extension 5216
E-mail kaneko@ee.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Handouts will be prepared in the class.
Pre-requirement NIL
Course Description (Objectives)
As represented by the famous proverb "Seeing is believing.", visual information plays a very important role in our daily lives. In this class, the fundamentals of visual communication, especially image coding techniques, are lectured from the viewpoint of efficient transmission of image information and better communication through visual media. International activities to establish the common standards of image coding are also introduced.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
A brief list of subjects:
1) Media and multimedia
2) Visual media
3) How to handle digital images: digitization, sampling, quantization, characteristics of human vision
4) Framework of image coding
5) Redundancy in image information
6) Basic methods to reduce redundant information contained in image data ; predictive coding, transform coding, interframe coding, motion compensation
7) International standards for image coding: JPEG, JBIG, MPEG

(Assessment Policy)
There will be some report requirements on the topics mentioned above during the semester. One examination will be carried out at the end of semester. Assessment in this class will take account of these reports, examination, attendance-rate and contribution for class discussions at the score proportion of 30%, 30%, 20%, and 20% respectively.
Lecture Code 2001ATLE01
Lecture Title Theory of Elasticity
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Tuesday #5
Lecturer Name Dr Kazuhito SHINTANI
Extension 5393
E-mail shintani@mce.uec.ac.jp
Textbook [Theory of Elasticity], L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Butterworth-Heinemann
Pre-requirement Calculus, Vector analysis, Partial differential equations, Classical mechanics
Course Description (Objectives)
The theory of elasticity deals with the deformation of solid bodies regarded as continuous media. 

(Outline of Class and Contents)
(1)Strain tensor
(2)Stress tensor
(3)Thermodynamics of deformation
(4)Hook's law
(5)Homogeneous deformation
(6)Deformation with change of temperature
(7)Equilibrium equations for isotropic bodies
(8)Equilibrium of an elastic medium bounded by a plane
(9)Solid bodies in contact
(10)Elastic properties of crystals 
(11)Others

(Assessment Policy)
Some short problems will be posed at the end of each topic, and an examination will be given at the end of the semester. Assessment will be done by summing up all the scores of 
these exams. 
Lecture Code 2001ATLF01
Lecture Title Advanced Theory of Systems Reliability
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Wednesday #1
Lecturer Name Professor Kazuyuki SUZUKI
Extension 5265
E-mail suzuki@se.uec.ac.jp
Textbook nothing (handout prints)
Pre-requirement Calculus
Course Description (Objectives)
This lecture deals with Reliability Engineering and its theory which focus on the philosophy, ideas and scientific methods to build in quality and reliability into systems. Here, up-stream management plays an important roles. Also, recent development of information technology has been changing the way of Reliability Engineering. This new aspects is also dealt with. 

(Outline of Contents)
1) Information Technology and Reliability
2) TQM(Total Quality Management) and Reliability
3) Quality Assurance and Reliability Assurance
4) Reliability Failure Model and its Theory
5) Reliability Design
6) Reliability Testing and Data Analysis
7) Design of Experiments in reliability
8) Maintainability and Condition Monitoring Maintenance

(Assessment Policy)
Assessment will be based on the level of understanding.
Lecture Code 2001ATLG01
Lecture Title Japanese Human Relations
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Tuesday #2
Lecturer Name Professor Yoshimichi NAKAJIMA
Extension 5534
E-mail nakajima@hc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook NIL
Pre-requirement  
Course Description (Objectives)
I wil give some profitable basic information on what avarage Japanese peaple are thinking and feeling ,which the attendants will make use of in thier daily life in Japan. 

(Outline of Class and Contents)
I will pick up and explain some basic Japanese words ,which show vividly specific characters of Japanese society and Japanese people:" UCHI and SOTO""TATEMAE and HONNE""NEMAWASHI", etc.

(Assessment Policy)
Positive attendancy is the most important point.
Lecture Code 2001ATLR01
Lecture Title Applicable Mathematical Modelling #1
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Monday #3
Lecturer Name Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5745
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook NIL
Pre-requirement Students are require to be confident with O.D.E. P.D.E. 
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 2001ATLR02
Lecture Title Digital Engineering in Broadcasting
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Monday #4
Lecturer Name Professor Noboru TOYAMA
Extension 5744
E-mail toyama@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Digital Television" written by H Beoit (Arnold)
Pre-requirement Some knowledge of Fourier Analysis and Probability
Course Description (Objectives)
Digital satellite broadcasting started a few months ago in Japan. It uses some of the most sophisticated digital techniques. The purpose of the course is to give students, as simply and as completely as possible, the various aspects of the very complex problems to be solved in realizing digital broadcasting.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
1. A review of current analogue TV,
2. digitization of video signals,
3. compression of video signals using Fourier cosine transform,
4. compression of video signals using motion compensatin technique,
5. error correction using Reed-Solomon coding,
6. error correction using Viterbi decoding algorithm,
7. Trellis coded 8 PSK modulation,
9. orthogonal frequency dividion multiplex.

(Assessment Policy)
Report, final examination and attendance rate.
Lecture Code 2001ATLR03
Lecture Title Antenna Enginnering
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Thursday #1
Lecturer Name Professor Noboru TOYAMA
Extension 5744
E-mail toyama@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook "Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields" written by R.F. Harrington (McGRAW-HILL)
Pre-requirement Electromagnetic Theory
Course Description (Objectives)
A device whose primary purpose is to radiate or receive radio waves is called antenna. Wherever we are, We can see one or two antennas around us that are sending you signals or waiting for you to send signals. The purpose of this course is to enable students to understand the basic concepts of various antennas.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
1. Brief explanatins of various antennas,
2. transmission-line concepts,
3. waveguide concepts,
4. resonator concepts,
5. radiation,
6. antenna pattern calculation,
7. practical examples of recently developed antennas.

(Assessment Policy)
Report, final examination and attendance rate.
Lecture Code 2001ATLYG01
Lecture Title Analysis of Visual Image
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class  
Lecturer Name Dr. Masakatsu Kaneko
Extension 5535
E-mail kaneko@hc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description  
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ11
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Flying Disc)
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Thursday #2
Lecturer Name Dr Koyo FUKASAWA
Extension 5584
E-mail fukasawa@hc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description 生涯にわたってスポーツに親しむことは極めて大きな意義を有している。生涯にわた るスポーツライフの定着とコミュニケーション能力の涵養を目指して、本演習ではフライングディスクに関する技能の修得やルールの理解、ゲームを楽しむための工夫を自ら行うことによって、生涯スポーツの基礎を培うことをねらいとしている.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
Introduction of Games & Practices

1) Accuracy
2) Dodgebee
3) Disk Golf
4) Guts
5) Ultimate
6) Creation of New Games


(Assessment Policy -Sample 1)
Attendace 60%, Skill Assessent 20%, Reports 10%, Positive Collaboration Attitude 10%.
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ21
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Judo)
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Thursday #2
Lecturer Name Dr Hisashi YANAGISAWA
Extension 5583
E-mail yanagip@e-one.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description  
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ22
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Judo)
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Thursday #3
Lecturer Name Dr Hisashi YANAGISAWA
Extension 5583
E-mail yanagip@e-one.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description  
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ31
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Tennis)
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Thursday #2
Lecturer Name Dr Jun OGA
Extension 5582
E-mail oga@hc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description  
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ32
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Tennis)
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Thursday #3
Lecturer Name Dr Jun OGA
Extension 5582
E-mail oga@hc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description  
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ41
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Aquatic Sports)
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Thursday #3
Lecturer Name Dr Yukio KITAGAWA
Extension 5584
E-mail okada@e-one.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description 生涯にわたってスポーツに親しむことは極めて大きな意義を有している。生涯にわた るスポーツライフの定着とコミュニケーション能力の涵養を目指して、本演習ではフライングディスクに関する技能の修得やルールの理解、ゲームを楽しむための工夫を自ら行うことによって、生涯スポーツの基礎を培うことをねらいとしている.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
Introduction of Games & Practices

1) Accuracy
2) Dodgebee
3) Disk Golf
4) Guts
5) Ultimate
6) Creation of New Games


(Assessment Policy -Sample 1)
Attendace 60%, Skill Assessent 20%, Reports 10%, Positive Collaboration Attitude 10%.
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ51
Lecture Title Games in English #1
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Friday #3
Lecturer Name Dr Yuki HIROSE
Extension 5526
E-mail hirose@cs.uec.ac.jp
Textbook NIL
Pre-requirement Studetns are required of their sociable and positive Characters in the international friendly environments.
Course Description (Objectives)
This class aims that students become capable to have least communication skills through grou-work games and rapid-excercises, using English language, regardless of their English language fluencies. 

(Outline of Contents)
The class involves communication excercises, using games, songs, dances and drama, in group-work environments.

(Assessments)
Assessment will be carried out by individual improvement rate in communication skills, leadership skills, collaboration attitudes, and performance skills.
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ52
Lecture Title Games in English #2
Credit 1 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class Friday #4
Lecturer Name Dr Yuki HIROSE
Extension 5526
E-mail hirose@cs.uec.ac.jp
Textbook NIL
Pre-requirement Studetns are required of their sociable and positive Characters in the international friendly environments.
Course Description (Objectives)
This class aims that students become capable to have least communication skills through grou-work games and rapid-excercises, using English language, regardless of their English language fluencies. 

(Outline of Contents)
The class involves communication excercises, using games, songs, dances and drama, in group-work environments.

(Assessments)
Assessment will be carried out by individual improvement rate in communication skills, leadership skills, collaboration attitudes, and performance skills.
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ61
Lecture Title 日本文化第1(Japanese Culture I)
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class  
Lecturer Name Dr. Atsuko Handa
Extension 5739
E-mail kasahara@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description  
Lecture Code 2001ATLZ62
Lecture Title 日本文化第3(Japanese Culture III)
Credit 2 (1.5h/w)
Day of Class  
Lecturer Name Dr. Shuko Hoshino
Extension 5739
E-mail kasahara@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Pre-requirement  
Course Description  

Created: March 1, 2001 / Last modified: November 19, 2012