IEEE ComSoc Sapporo/Shinetsu/Tokyo/Nagoya/Shikoku/Hiroshima/Fukuoka Joint Sections Chapter

34th SIP Symposium

2019/11/13
Our chapter cooperatively supported the 34th SIP Symposium organized by IEICE. The conference is going to be held from 13th to 15th November 2019 at Tottori.

DLT: Computational Rate Maximization in Wireless Powered Mobile-Edge Computing Networks

2019/07/29
The lecture of Dr. Angela Yingjun Zhang, IET Fellow, an Associate Professor from The Chinese University of Hong Kong was held on July 29, 2019 at The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo. Dr. Zhang shared some interesting ideas about the topic of computational rate maximization in wireless powered mobile-edge computing networks. The number of participants was 18, in which there were 7 ComSoc members.

DLT: Autonomous Vehicles - A Potential Vertical for 5G and Beyond

2019/06/28
The lecture of Dr. Tarik Taleb, the founder and director of the MOSA!C Lab, a Professor from Aalto University was held on June 28, 2019 at Future University Hakodate, Hakodate. Prof. Taleb shared some interesting ideas about a potential vertical for 5G and beyond autonomous vehicles. The number of participants was 12, in which there were 3 ComSoc members.

DLT #16 : AI: A Networking and Communication Perspective

2018/11/28
The lecture of Dr. Tony Q.S. Quek, a Associate Professor and Acting Head of ISTD Pillar at Singapore University of Technology, was held on November 28, 2018 in Tokyo. He provided a simple overview of AI for the perspective of networking and communications and shared some interesting applications. In addition, he also shared some of his preliminary works in this area.

Internet Conference 2018

2018/11/26
Our chapter cooperatively supported the Internet Conference 2018 sponsored by ITRC (JSPS 163rd Committee on Internet Technology), et al. The conference was held from 11th to 12th November 2018 at Akihabara, Tokyo.

33rd SIP Symposium

2018/11/6
Our chapter cooperatively supported the 33rd SIP Symposium organized by IEICE. The conference was hold from 6th to 8th November 2018 at Tokyo.

DLT #17 : on the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)-X communications

2018/10/15
The lecture of Dr. Lingyang Song, a Boya Distinguished Professor of the School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, was held on October 15, 2018 in Muroran. His discussion mainly focused on the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)-X communications. In this talk, to meet these sensing requirements, He first introduced cellular UAV-to-everything (U2X) communications, where a UAV can upload the sensing data directly to the base station (BS) or transmit through a UAV relay. Then key technologies that support U2X services were presented in detail. He finally discussed the extended U2X communications with some open issues, and the integration of UVA for measuring air-quality-index in smart city applications.

DLT #7 : Novel Modulation and Multiple Access Methods for 5G

2018/5/7
The lecture of Dr. Andreas Molisch, a professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California, was held on 7th and 8th May 2018 in Tokyo and Yokosuka. The lecture entitled "Novel Modulation and Multiple Access Methods for 5G" was given by him, and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

IETF 100 Update Meeting

2017/12/15
Our chapter cooperatively supported the IETF 100 Update Meeting organized and sponsored by ISOC-JP ISPC. The meeting was held on 15th December 2017 at Kanda.

DLT #15 : Ambient Backscatter Assisted Wireless Powered Communications

2017/12/13
The lecture of Dr. Dusit Niyato, an associate professor in the School of Computer Engineering, at the Nanyang Technological Universit, was held on 13st December 2017 at the University of Electro-Communications. The lecture entitled "Ambient Backscatter Assisted Wireless Powered Communications" was given by Dr. Niyato, and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

DLT #14 : Stochastic Tools used to Improve and/or to evaluate MAC layer in Wireless networks

2017/11/21
The lecture of Dr. Jalel Ben-Othman, a full professor at the University of Paris 13, was held on 13st December 2017 at Keio University. The lecture entitled "Stochastic Tools used to Improve and/or to evaluate MAC layer in Wireless networks" was given by Dr. Othman, and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

32nd SIP Symposium

2017/11/8
Our chapter cooperatively supported the 32nd SIP Symposium organized by IEICE. The conference was hold from 8th to 10th November 2017 at Morioka.

2017 International Workshop on Smart Wireless Communications (SmartCom 2017)

2017/10/23
Our chapter cooperatively supported the SmartCom 2017 organized by IEICE. The conference was hold from 23rd to 24th October 2017 at Rome, Italy.

DLT #12 : On System-Level Analysis & Design of Cellular Networks: The Magic of Stochastic Geometry

2017/8/1
The lectures of Dr. Marco Di Renzo, a CNRS Associate Professor (Chargé de Recherche Titulaire CNRS) in the Laboratory of Signals and Systems of Paris-Saclay University - CNRS, CentraleSupélec, Univ Paris Sud, France, were held on 1st August 2017 at the University of Electro-Communications and on 2nd August 2017 at Kyushu University. The lecture entitled "On System-Level Analysis & Design of Cellular Networks: The Magic of Stochastic Geometry" was given by Dr. Renzo, and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

DLT #3 : Fault Detection and Data Recovery in Medical Body Sensor Networks Based on Bayesian Network Model

2017/7/21
The lectures of Dr. Jiajia Liu, a Full Professor at the School of Cyber Engineering, Xidian University, were held on 21st July 2017 at Muroran Institute of Technology. The lecture entitled "Fault Detection and Data Recovery in Medical Body Sensor Networks Based on Bayesian Network Model" was given by Dr. Liu, and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

DLT #13 : Pushing the Capacity Envelope of Wireless Networks: Opportunities and Challenges

2017/7/6
The lectures of Dr. Tom Hou, the Bradley Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, were held on 6th July 2017 at National Institute of Informatics. The lecture entitled "Pushing the Capacity Envelope of Wireless Networks: Opportunities and Challenges" was given by Dr. Hou, and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

DLT: Customized Mobile Networking in 5G

2017/4/12
The lectures of Dr. Tarik Taleb, a Professor at the School of Engineering, Aalto University, were held on 12th April 2017 at Waseda University. The lecture entitled "Customized Mobile Networking in 5G" was given by Dr. Taleb, and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

New officers for 2017 - 2018 received approval from members

2016/12/28
The following officers received approval from our chapter members:
  • Chair : Hidenori Nakazato (Waseda University)
  • Vice Chair : Tomohiko Taniguchi (Fujitsu Laboratories Limited)
  • Secretary : Atsushi Tagami (KDDI Research)
  • Treasurer : Takeshi Takahashi (NICT)

DLT #6 : Incentive Mechanisms for User-Provided Networks

2016/7/25
The lectures of Dr. Jianwei Huang, an Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, were held on 21th July 2016 at Tsukuba University and on 24th July 2016 at Hakodate-Kokusai Hotel. These lectures were ones of the lecture series in three locations in Japan: Kansai, Tsukuba and Hakodate. The lecture entitled "Incentive Mechanisms for User-Provided Networks" was given by Dr. Huang and it was a very meaningful and helpful time.

DLT #5 : Wireless Powered Communication Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and Applications

2016/5/27
The lectures of Dr. Dusit Niyato, an associate professor at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, were held on 24th May 2016 at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Techinology, and on 26th May 2016 at Hokkaido University. These lectures were ones of the lecture series in Japan and Koria. Dr. Niyato lectured about wireless powered communication and networks with a wide rande of aplications, which are not only low-power device but also high-power device like an electric vehicles. Totally 88 participants joined the lectures and were able to deepen their knowledge more.

OCS Symposium

2015/12/19
Our chapter cooperatively supported the Optical Communication Systems Symposium sponsored by the Technical Committee on OCS, IEICE. The symposium was hold from 17th to 18th November 2016 at the TORAY General Training Center, Shizuoka. We hosted a special lecture entitled "5G時代に向けた移動体通信ネットワークの展望 (Outlook of Mobile Communication Network for 5G era)". Dr. Matsunaga, KDDI Corporation, presentated the overview of the feture mobile network and application from the view point of the carrier.

Research Activities and Future of EU/US/JP ICN Projects Workshop

2015/11/1
An open workshop called "Research Activities and Future of EU/US/JP ICN Projects Workshop" was held on October 30, 2015 at Waseda University Japan. ICN (Information Centric Networking) is a new network networking paradigm to shift the emphasis to addressing content directly. This workshop featured lectures from ICN-related projects, such as GreenICN, CCNx, NDN and POINT. And trends in ICN-related standardization were also introduced. 55 participants joined the workshop and 9 lectures and 1 panel discussion were given.

DSP : A Hyper Cellular Architecture for 5G

2015/10/20
Prof. Zhisheng Niu, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, gave a lacture at NICT Kojimachi Tokyo on 19th October 2016. This lecture was hold as an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Speaker Program (DSP). The lecture was titles "A Hyper Cellular Architecture for 5G" and 11 participants joined it.

Internet Conference 2015

2015/10/15
Our chapter cooperatively supported the Internet Conference 2016 sponsored by ITRC (JSPS 163rd Committee on Internet Technology), et al. The conference was hold from 13th to 14th October 2015 at Sanpal, Kobe.

DLT : A Hyper Cellular Architecture for 5G

2015/8/1
The lecture of Prof. Lingyang Song, Professor of Peking University in China, was held on 29th July 2015 at Kikai-Shinkou Kaikan Building and on 31th July 2015 at Muroran Institute of Technology. These lectures were ones of the lecture series in four locations in Japan: Kansai, Sendai, Tokyo and Muroran. There were totally 42 participants in these lectures. After the short introduction of Prof. Song’s biography, the lecture on two topics “Device-to-device Communications” and “Full-duplex Communications and Networks” were given. End of each topic, we had a discussion time and 3 or 4 questions were raised for each topic from audiences. Each question was not superficial but insightful, so extensive and fruitful discussions were made between the lecturer and audiences.