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Class Time-Table and Descriptions for Spring Semester, 2007

Class Time-Table

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Class Descriptions

Lecture Code 2007AJ01A
Lecture Title Elementary Japanese I
Credit 6 ([Contact Hour: 9.0h/w + Self-Study Hour: 3.0 h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Tuesday #3, #4, #5
Wednesday #3 #4 & Friday #1 & #2
Lecturer Section of Japanese Language and Japanese Culture
Extension  
E-mail  
Textbook  
Prerequisites NIL: There is a placement test for Japanese Classes. No native Japanese student is eligible to take these Classes.
Course Description  
Lecture Code 2007AJ02A
Lecture Title Elementary Japanese II
Credit 6 ([Contact Hour: 9.0h/w + Self-Study Hour: 3.0 h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Tuesday #3, #4, #5
Wednesday #3 #4 & Friday #1 & #2
Lecturer Section of Japanese Language and Japanese Culture
Extension  
E-mail  
Textbook  
Prerequisites NIL: There is a placement test for Japanese Classes. No native Japanese student is eligible to take these Classes.
Course Description

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

Lecture Code 2007AJ03A
Lecture Title Intermediate Japanese Language I
Credit 6 ([Contact Hour: 9.0h/w + Self-Study Hour: 3.0 h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Tuesday #3, #4, #5
Wednesday #3 #4 & Friday #1 & #2
Lecturer Section of Japanese Language and Japanese Culture
Extension  
E-mail  
Textbook  
Prerequisites NIL: There is a placement test for Japanese Classes. No native Japanese student is eligible to take these Classes.
Course Description

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

Lecture Code 2007AQ01
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skills I (Computer Literacy)
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 2.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Wednesday #2
Lecturer Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5746
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
Course Description UEC Academic Class is designed to give you some grapes 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 advanced contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Lecture Code 2007AQ02
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skills II (Cross-Cultural Communication)
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 2.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #6
Lecturer Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5746
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
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 advanced contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Lecture Code 2007AQ03
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skills III (Research & Presentation)
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 2.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Friday #3
Lecturer Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5746
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
Course Description This Class is also a core subject for all JUSST Exchange Students in their SECOND semester.

This class focuses attention on the exercise of strategic research project. Students are required to carry out a study/research project for more than a half of year with a specific topic. Then, they have to proceed their own project after they choose their own topic and make a monthly plan. At the end of semester, there will be an international mini-conference that has participants of all new and senior JUSST Exchange Students and other regular UEC Students. Students are required to give a presentation on their projects that they decide at the beginning of class. Postgraduate Students will be required to give an oral presentation for 20 minutes in the conference.
Lecture Code 2007AQ04
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skills IV (Comprehensive Reading & Summary Writing)
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 2.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Monday #6
Lecturer Dr Masahisa SUZUKI and Associates
Extension 5746
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
Course Description In this class, you will learn comprehensive reading skills and summary skills for scientific and business purpose. Every week, you will do short or long article reading on scientific and business topics. We expect that you will increase your vocabulary and pick-up skills of keywords in a text.

No advanced contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Lecture Code 2007AQ05
Lecture Title UEC Academic Skills V (Maths & Scientific Writing)
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 2.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Wednesday #6
Lecturer Dr Masahisa SUZUKI and Associates
Extension 5746
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites High School Maths
Course Description In this class, you will develop your mathematical writing skills and scientific writing skills through many writing exercises.  Teachers and tutors will correct your writing every week in/out of this class. High School Maths books will be used for the beginning of semester. You will probably be able to read out most university maths expressions by the end of this semester. IELTS base English writing exercise will also be carried out in this class.

No advanced contents will be taught, but it is a core subject for all new JUSST Students.
Lecture Code 2007ATLA01
Lecture Title Speech Recognition
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Wednesday #1
Lecturer Professor Kazuhiko OZEKI
Extension 5365
E-mail ozeki@ice.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Handout will be distributed in the class.
Prerequisites 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 2007ATLA05
Lecture Title Introduction to the Theory of Computation 
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Tuesday #1
Lecturer Professor Kazuo OHTA
Extension 5362
E-mail ota@ice.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Introduction to The Theory of Computation 
Michael Sipser
ISBN 0-534-94728-X 
Prerequisites The knowledge of the Introduction part of the text book will be required at least, for example, the basic concepts of sets, functions, relations, and Boolean logics. 
Course Description (Objectives)
The course will cover the automata and languages as the introduction part of the computation theory. The mathematical logics will be exercised. 

(Outline of Class and Contents)
0. Introduction
0.1 Definitions, Theorems, and Proofs
0.2 Types of Proofs
1. Regular Language
1.1 Finite Automata
1.2 Nondeterminism
1.3 Regular Expression
1.4 Non-regular Languages
2. Context-Free Languages
2.1 Context-free Grammars
2.2 Pushdown Automata
2.3 Non-context-free Languages

(Assessment Policy)
Reports giving the answers of the exercises in the text book, contribution in the class discussions. 
Lecture Code 2007ATLA06
Lecture Title Optical Communication Engineering
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Monday #5
Lecturer Dr KISHI, Naoto
Extension 5199
E-mail kishi@ice.uec.ac.jp,
Textbook on-line materials available at http://pcwave3.ice.uec.ac.jp/kishi/optc (internal only)
Prerequisites Knowledge of basic engineering/ scientific concepts
Course Description (Objective)
Optical communication is one of the key technologies for the contemporary information society.  It is hence important to understand the basic engineering concepts of optical communication.  This course covers several
topics in such optical communication technologies.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
The following subjects are treated.
1 Tutorial introduction to optical fibre communication
2 Properties of lightwave for communication
3 Optical fibre transmission lines
4 Lightsources
5 Optical amplifiers
6 Various optical devices
7 Digital codings for optical communications
8 Optical communication systems
9 Optical networks

(Assessment Policy)
Submission of a report will be required at the end of the term. Its subject may be fixed according to one's interested topics in the course.   Assessment of this course will be made over the report and discussion in the class at the score proportion of 80% and 20%, respectively.
Lecture Code 2007AT
Lecture Title Numerical Analysis
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Tuesday #2
Lecturer Professor Nobito YAMAMOTO, Professor Takashi KAKO, Dr Hidenori OGATA, Dr Toshiyuki IMAMURA
Extension 5349 (YAMAMOTO)
E-mail yamamoto@im.uec.ac.jp
Textbook X.Chen and T.Yamamoto 'Numerical Analysis', CORONA PUBLISHING, Tokyo, 2002
Prerequisites NIL
Course Description (Objectives)
      The purpose of this course is to give students not only how to calculate something usig computers but also basic knowledge on the mathematical theories and skills which form the backbone of the numerical calculation techniques with computers.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
      Several topics among the following will be discussed.
      1)Errors in Numerical Computation
      2)Systems of Linear Equations
      3)Systems of Nonlinear Equations
      4)The Matrix Eigenvalue Problem
      5)Interpolation Polynomials
      6)Numerical Integration
      7)Initial Value Problems for Differential Equations

(Assessment Policy)
     There may be some tests or reports on the topics mentioned above during the semester.
     One examination will be carried out at the end of the semester. Assessment in this class will take account of the tests, the reports, the examination and attendance-rate at the score proportion of 20%, 20%, 40%, and 20% respectively.
Lecture Code 2007ATLC01
Lecture Title Electron Devices
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #2
Lecturer 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
The other following textbooks for references are prepared on hand.
1)"Fundamentals of Microelectronic Processing", Hong H Lee, McGraw-Hill 
2)"Microelectronics", J.Millman and A.Grabel, McGraw-Hill 
3)"Electronics―Principles and Applications", C.A.Schuler, McGraw-Hill 
4)"Introduction to Semiconductor Material and Devices", M.S.Tyagi, John-Wiley &Sons (1991)
5)" Semiconductor Devices", Zambuto, McGraw-Hill (1989)
6)"VLSI Technology", S.M.Sze, McGraw-Hill (1988) 
7)"Microelectronic Devices", A.Yang, McGraw-Hill (1988) 
8)"Fundamentals of Semiconductors: Physics and Materials Properties", P.Y.Yu and M.Cardona, Springer (1995)
9)"Semiconductor Physics: an Introduction, 5th Ed.", K.Seeger, Springer (1991)
10)"Physics of Semiconductors", B.Sapoval and C.Hermann, Springer (1995)
Prerequisites 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 for electronic/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 2007ATLC02
Lecture Title Introduction to Visual Communications
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Wednesday #5
Lecturer Professor Masahide KANEKO
Extension 5216
E-mail kaneko@ee.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Handouts will be prepared in the class.
Prerequisites 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)
[1] Visual media
   Definition of "visual media"
   Classification of "visual media"
   Use of visual information in the fields of information and communication

[2] Fundamentals to handle digital images
   Definition of "digital image / digital picture"
   Digitization : sampling + quantization
   Amount of information contained in digital images
   Characteristics of human vision

[3] Visual communication and Image / Video Coding
   Role of visual communication and image / video coding
   Redundancies contained in images
   Basic methods of image data compression
       predictive coding, transform coding, interframe coding, motion compensation, coding of facsimile (MH, MR,   MMR)

[4] International standards of image / video coding
   JPEG, JPEG2000, Motion-JPEG2000, JBIG,
   H.261, H.263, H-264 (MPEG-4 / AVC)
   MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MPEG-7, MPEG-21
   ◯ JPEG ==> Digital camera, Pictures used in Web site
      MPEG-2 ==> Digital broadcasting (satellite, terrestrial), DVD
    MPEG-4 ==> Digital movie camera, Video by mobile phone (One segment broadcasting), and so on

[5] Video over Internet and over mobile network
   Internet as transmission media of video
   Streaming
   Mobile network as transmission media of video
   Error resilience coding

   # Samples of coded and decoded images will be demonstrated by OHP and video tapes.

  (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.

   ※ Tour to my laboratory will be arranged in July. Some of recent research results will be demonstrated by doctor and master course students in my laboratory.
Lecture Code 2007ATLD01
Lecture Title Modern Physics
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #4
Lecturer Dr FAM Le Kien
Extension 5476
E-mail fam@kiji.pc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook "Concepts of Modern Physics"  by  Arthur Beiser (McGraw-Hill, sixth edition, 2003)
Prerequisites NIL
Course Description The theory of special relativity and the theory of “quanta” emerged at the turn of the 20th century as a fundamental framework for understanding macroscopic and microscopic aspects of the world. The theory of special relativity treats problems related to space and time.  The quantum mechanics treats problems related to the building blocks of our world, namely atoms, molecules, and subatomic particles. This course consists of a series of
lectures on the theory of special relativity and quantum mechanics. It presents basic concepts required of all branches of modern physics.  The focus however is on ideas rather than on technical details or practical applications.

  (A Brief List of Topics)
1) Length contraction
2) Time dilation
3) Relativistic mass
4) Doppler shift
5) De Broglie waves
6) Particle diffraction
7) Uncertainty principle
8) Atomic spectra
9) Correspondence principle
10) The laser
11) Wave equation: the Schroedinger equation
12) Particle in a box
13) Tunnel effect

  (Assessment Policy)
There will be some report requirements on the topics mentioned above during the semester. For example, one written report of at most 3000 words on a quantum phenomenon is to be submitted toward the end of the semester. An oral presentation based on the written report is also required. Assessment in this class will take account of this report, attendance rate, and contribution for class discussions at the score proportion of 40%, 30%, and 30%, respectively.
Lecture Code 2007ATLE03
Lecture Title Introduction to Computational Methods in Science and Engineering using MATLAB
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class  Monday #2
Lecturer Dr Matuttis Hans-Georg
Extension  5401
E-mail hg@mce.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  Hand-outs will be preparted in the class
  Further Reading:
        Steve Macconnell, Code Complete,  Microsoft Press, 1993
           ISBN 1-55615-484-4
        C.W. Ueberhuber: Numerical Computation 1 Springer,  1997
           ISBN 3-540-62058-3
        C.W. Ueberhuber: Numerical Computation 2 Springer, 1997
            ISBN 3-540-59152-4
        Hairer, Norsett and Wanner: Solving Ordinary Differential
            Equations I,  2nd edition. Springer, 1993
            ISBN 3-540-56670-8
        E. Hairer and G. Wanner, Solving Ordinary Differential
            Equations II  2nd edition, Springer 1996
            ISBN 3-540-60452-9
Prerequisites   Knowledge of 1 procedural Computer language (Fortan, C, Pascal ....)
Course Description (Objectives)
Computational methods have replaced analytical methods already in many fields of science and engineering, and their importance is still increasing. The aim of the lecture is to provide fundamental criteria for the choice of  numerical methods, give an overview about some available methods in some fields, and give ideas about performance-oriented implementation for such methods. Depending on the background and interest of the auditory, some subjects can be changed.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
1. Simple MATLAB-Synthax
2. How to write better programs
3. Non-numerical methods: Monte-Carlo techniques
4.  Representation of Numbers
5. Elementary numerical analysis: What are numerical errors, and how to get "correct" results from calculations "with error"
6. Graphics
7. Introduction to numerical Linear algebra and how to draw a line through  more than 2 points (or maybe not)
8. Polynomials and Roots
9. Solving ordinary differential equations
10. Performance analysis: Which algorithm take long, which are fast, and when does it matter
11.Programming Paradigms: From spaghetti-code to object-orientation, and what does one really need in science and engineering

(Asessment Policy)
Homework during the term and project at the end of the term, including presentation (In English, for Japanese if
desired in Japanese).

Comment:
Participants should apply for an account at the Computer Center 1 Week before the start of the lecture, if possible !!!
 
Lecture Code 2007ATLE04
Lecture Title Introduction to Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class  Monday #4
Lecturer Prof Taku SAKAI
Extension  5404
E-mail sakai@mce.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  NIL
Course Description (Objectives)
Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials will be lectured as an Introduction to mechanical properties and microstructures of engineering materials. The aim of the present lecture course is to provide a background of basic understanding against which undergraduate students can set their knowledge of dislocation theory in order to interpret several mechanical properties of structural materials, such as strength, fracture, and ductility etc. 

(Outline of Class and Contents)
1. Mechanical Tests
2. Microplasticity of Crystals
3. Plastic Deformation
4. Dislocations
5. Strengthening Mechanics
6. Others
These topics will however vary in accordance with the students' major.

(Assessment Policy)
There will be some reports/exercises requirements on the lecture mentioned above during the semester. Assessment will take account of these reports,contribution for class discussion and one examination carried out at the end of semester at the score proportion of 40%, 30% and 30%, respectively.
Lecture Code 2007ATLF01
Lecture Title Advanced Theory of Systems Reliability
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class  Thursday #2
Lecturer Professor Kazuyuki SUZUKI
Extension 5265
E-mail suzuki@se.uec.ac.jp
Textbook nothing (handout prints)
Prerequisites 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 2007ATLR01
Lecture Title Applied Modelling with Mathematics #2
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Monday #3
Lecturer Dr Masahisa SUZUKI
Extension 5746
E-mail suzuki@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook NIL
Prerequisites 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 2007ATLR02
Lecture Title Digital Engineering in Broadcasting
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Friday #4
Lecturer Professor Noboru TOYAMA
Extension 5744
E-mail toyama@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Digital Television" written by H Beoit (Arnold)
Prerequisites 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 2007ATLR03
Lecture Title Antenna Engineering
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #5
Lecturer Professor Noboru TOYAMA
Extension 5744
E-mail toyama@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook "Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields" written by R.F. Harrington (McGRAW-HILL)
Prerequisites 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 2007ATLR09
Lecture Title Communication Theory 
Credit 2 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Monday #1
Lecturer Professor Noboru TOYAMA
Extension 5744
E-mail toyama@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems, Third 
Edition by B.P. Lathi (Oxford University Press, 1998)
Prerequisites Trigonometric identities, Integrals, Fourier series, 
some basic knowledge of probabilities and LCR circuits.
Course Description (Objectives)
This course must be taken concurrently with the course "Communications Theory Laboratory."
First two classes will review theory of probability and basic knowledge of mathematics that are necessary to understand the subjects in the course. They will include all the items listed in the Prerequisites. Students who are not very familiar with the knowledge in those basics are strongly encouraged to concentrate their efforts on acquiring the knowledge during the first two classes.
This course together with "Communications Theory Laboratory" discusses in depth how digital and analog communication systems work in the presence of noise. Topics covered in the course are behavior of FM systems in noisy channels, probability density functions, random variables, the Gaussian PDF, the Rayleigh PDF, the Rice PDF, Wiener-Hopf optimum filter, AFK, FSK, PSK, and QAM. Shannon's information theory and spread spectrum systems are also included.
This course will cover from chapter 7 up to Chapter 15 in the textbook. Chapter 16 (Error correcting codes) will not be included.

(The assessment policy)
Final: 60%, Midterm: 20%, Class participation: 10%, Lab class scores: 10%, 

 

Lecture Code 2007ATLR10
Lecture Title Communication Theory Laboratory 
Credit 1 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Tuesday #6
Lecturer Professor Noboru TOYAMA
Extension 5744
E-mail toyama@fedu.uec.ac.jp
Textbook "Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields" written by R.F. Harrington (McGRAW-HILL)
Prerequisites Electromagnetic Theory
Course Description This course is an exercise session for the course "Communications Theory."This course must be taken concurrently with the course "Communications Theory." Students will be given problems directly related to the lecture given in "Communications Theory." By solving the problems students can understand the real aspects of the theory given in the lecture. 

(Assessment policy)
 The same scores given in the course " Communications Theory."
Lecture Code 2007ATLZ01-1
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Tennis)
Credit 1 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #2,#3
Lecturer  Prof. Jun OGA
Extension  5582
E-mail  oga@hc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
Course Description (Objectives)
Sport is a vital part of human culture affecting both our physical and mental lives.  Participation in sport fulfills a basic need to exercise, provides psychological satisfaction and contributes to overall health and fitness.
In addition, as sport is played with common rule around the world, it helps to overcome language barriers, promotes international understanding and increases world friendship and good will as a common global culture.
The objectives of the course are to acquire skills and knowledge for enjoying sport throughout lifelong and develop health and fitness.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
        Introduction of Lessons
        Volley (Forehand & Backhand)
        Stroke (Forehand & Backhand)
        Service & Receive
        Strategy of Game (Doubles Game & Singles Game)
        Games (Doubles Game & Singles Game)

 (The assessment policy)
        Attendance of Lessons: 60%
        Achievement of Skill: 20%
        Reports: 10%
        Positive Collaboration Attitude: 10%
Lecture Code 2007ATLZ02-1
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Judo and Art of Self-defense)
Credit 1 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #2,#3
Lecturer  Prof. Hisashi YANAGISAWA
Extension  5583
E-mail  yanagi@e-one.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
Course Description (Objectives)
Sport is a vital part of human culture affecting both our physical and mental lives.  Participation in sport fulfills a basic need to exercise, provides psychological satisfaction and contributes to overall health and fitness.
In addition, as sport is played with common rule around the world, it helps to overcome language barriers, promotes international understanding and increases world friendship and good will as a common global culture.
The objectives of the course are to acquire skills and knowledge for enjoying sport throughout lifelong and develop health and fitness.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
        Introduction of Lessons
        Offensive & Defensive Battle Employing Sword and Knife
        Exercise in Battle with Bare Hand
        Escrima (employing stick)
        Resuscitation Techniques
        Creation of New Arts and Practice

(The assessment policy)
        Attendance of Lessons: 60%
        Achievement of Skill: 20%
        Reports: 10%
        Positive Collaboration Attitude: 10%
Lecture Code 2007ATLZ03-1
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Aqua Sports)
Credit 1 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #2,#3
Lecturer  Yukio KITAGAWA (Part-time Lecturer)
Extension  5589
E-mail   kitagawa@iwcpe.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
Course Description (Objectives)
Sport is a vital part of human culture affecting both our physical and mental lives.  Participation in sport fulfills a basic need to exercise, provides psychological satisfaction and contributes to overall health and fitness.
In addition, as sport is played with common rule around the world, it helps to overcome language barriers, promotes international understanding and increases world friendship and good will as a common global culture.
The objectives of the course are to acquire skills and knowledge for enjoying sport throughout lifelong and develop health and fitness.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
        Introduction of Lessons
        Basic of Swimming
        Basic of Diving
        Basic of Water Polo
        Water Volleyball   

 (The assessment policy)
        Attendance of Lessons: 60%
        Achievement of Skill: 20%
        Reports: 10%
        Positive Collaboration Attitude: 10%
Lecture Code 2007ATLZ04-1
Lecture Title Lifelong Learning in Sports (Flying Disk)
Credit 1 ([Contact Hour: 1.5h/w + Exercise Hour: 0.5h/w] x 15 weeks)
Day of Class Thursday #2
Lecturer  Koyo FUKASAWA (Lecturer)
Extension  5584
E-mail  fukasawa@hc.uec.ac.jp
Textbook  
Prerequisites  
Course Description (Objectives)
Sport is a vital part of human culture affecting both our physical and mental lives.  Participation in sport fulfills a basic need to exercise, provides psychological satisfaction and contributes to overall health and fitness.
In addition, as sport is played with common rule around the world, it helps to overcome language barriers, promotes international understanding and increases world friendship and good will as a common global culture.
The objectives of the course are to acquire skills and knowledge for enjoying sport throughout lifelong and develop health and fitness.

(Outline of Class and Contents)
        Introduction of Lessons
        Accuracy
        Dodgebee
        Disc Golf
        Guts
        Ultimate
        Creation of New Games
 (The assessment policy)
        Attendance of Lessons: 60%
        Achievement of Skill: 20%
        Reports: 10%
        Positive Collaboration Attitude: 10%

Created: March 12, 2007 / Last modified: May 16, 2011