Department of Information Engineering Laboratories

Information Devices

  • Research on ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems)—in particular, driver assistance, automated driving, and their fundamental technologies (Tsugawa Laboratory)
  • R&D on driving aptitude that enhances safety and security of ITS (Nakano Laboratory)
  • Research on cryptographic circuitry embedded in IC cards and the like (Yoshikawa Laboratory)
  • Design and evaluation methodology of cryptographic circuits (Yoshikawa Laboratory)
  • R&D on sensing technologics underlying ITS (M. Yamada Laboratory)
  • Research on theory of hybrid dynamical systems that have both logical and physical features (Konaka Laboratory)
  • Drive simulator for measuring, evaluating, and training the ability to drive

  • Attack experiment on a cryptographic circuit

  • Two-wheel robots control their position and speed by exchanging information

Information Processing

  • Research on various algorithms, such as geometric algorithms, and their efficiency (Yamamoto Laboratory)
  • Research on multi-agent systems, robotics, and evacuation simulation systems (Takahashi Laboratory)
  • Research on pattern recognition and its applied technology (K. Yamada Laboratory)
  • Research on machine-learning and data-mining methodologies and their applications (Kameya Laboratory)
  • Applications in decision making using soft computing (Mizunuma Laboratory)
  • Demo using a GPU to compute in real-time a circle with the largest possible radius that won’t intersect with frames or white loops

  • Integrated rescue/evacuation simulation on the macro and micro levels

  • Human behavior recognition

Information Media

  • Rendering natural and man-made phenomena using CG; research on educational assistance technology (Tanaka Laboratory)
  • Development of systems capable of processing human language (Sagawa Laboratory)
  • Research on interactive interfaces using the five senses (Yanagida Laboratory)
  • Research on the analysis, conversion, and synthesis of audio signals (voices, singing voices, musical instruments, etc.) (Banno Laboratory)
  • Research and applications related to the measurement/evaluation of human sensitivity and usability (Kawasumi Laboratory)
  • Generating odor fields within free space using multiple odor projectors

  • Research in guitar sound analysis and synthesis

  • Color measurement by human sensitivity

Information Communications

  • R&D on ubiquitous networking and network security (Watanabe Laboratory)
  • Research on error-correcting codes for highly reliable high-speed communications (Usami Laboratory)
  • Research on wireless communications and information detection (Asahi Laboratory)
  • Research on mobile internet and sensor networks (Suzuki Laboratory)
  • Information compression + error correction = highly reliable high-speed communications

  • Detecting an approaching vehicle and alerting by sound

  • Bus location system using a sensor network