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Admission Policy (Ph.D. Program in Computer Science)

We clarify the theory and applied topics of information science required in this advanced information society through a collaboration of basic and applied studies. The administration welcomes anyone who appreciates this vision regardless of your career. There is a need in the sake of the next generation of information science to investigate each method followed: mathematical science method; method and application of computing science, the foundation of todayfs information science; and many information usages and analytical methods that derive from natural and life phenomenon and also life sciences.

Faculty Members

Professors Main Lecture Course
Noriko Asamoto (Prof.)
Discrete Mathematics / Document Processing System (Computer-aided Theory)
We take computing approach of analyzing natural and social phenomenon. The studies are on: application of formula manipulation system to understand phenomenon; aid of computing tools in the process of knowledge acquisition; in a field of education, and aid of computing and networking in a distance education.
Takayuki Itoh (Prof.)
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Information Visualization / Multimedia(Image Information Theory)
A study on transmitting visualized information by computing machines and we humans. For example: information visualization; 3D shape processing; image processing and recognition; and multimedia technique that interface with audio, text data and visual data.
Masato Oguchi (Prof.)
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Network Computing / Middleware(Information Networking Theory)
Studies on middleware for a more effective, convenient, and safe usage of resources on an advanced data processing of network computing, where there is a linkage between several computer devises connected with large-sized networks.
Tetsuya Kawamura(Prof.)
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Numeric Hydrodynamics Special Course / Numeric Simulation(Environmental Information Theory)
Analyze issues on fluid dynamics by computing simulation. Recent interests are on natural and earth environment issues, and attempt to analyze the phenomenon using computing fluid dynamics.
Ichiro Kobayashi (Prof.)
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Intellectual Information Processing(Intellectual Information Processing Theory)
My lecture presents how the media is expressed and used as intelligent information processor. Today, there are important roles in modality such as language as a media to build the sophisticated computer system. We also discuss about the information processing techniques objected as implications in an internet.
Itiro Siio (Prof.)
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Human Interface (Human-Computer Interaction)
Real world oriented interface; ubiquitous computing; introducing application and user interface method of next-generation computers common in our daily tools; implementation and evaluation of such method.
Hiroaki Yoshida(Prof.)
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Applied Analysis /Operator Algebra Theory (Noncommutative Analysis Theory)
Noncommutative analysis, a mathematical tool for defining a quantum system; an operator ring theory, a central topic of this noncommutative analysis; recently related topics to an operator ring.
Kenichi Asai (Associate Prof.)
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Programming Language (Program Conversion Theory)
Studies on program conversion as partial evaluation; theory and application of partial continuation; model theory; validity certification of the program; and programming language theory focused on functional language such as autoreflected language.
Kazue Kudo(Associate Prof.)
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Numerical Computation / Statistical Mechanics (Statistical Mathematics Theory)
A wide variety of interesting phenomena are studied in the field of statistical mechanics. We mainly use numerical calculation to study quantum dynamics and pattern formation in non-equilibrium systems.
Hiroshi Kori(Associate Prof.)
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Complex Systems (Mathematical Biology)
We mathematically study biological activities and functions. Our main tools are (stochastic) differential equations, linear algebra, and graph theory.
Suguru Saitoh (Associate Prof.)

Daisuke Bekki(Associate Prof.)
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Computational Linguistics / Theoretical Linguistics (Computational Linguistics Theory)
Theory construction of natural language (syntactic theory such as lexicalization of categorical grammar combination; semantic theory such as lambda calculation, dynamic logic, and category theory). At the same time, studies on linguistic matter of native language; and method of prediction and verification among theories and data. Also discuss on consequence and application of proximate fields of studies such as natural language processing, programming language, linguistic philosophy, and cognitive science etc. @@

Former Faculty Members

Professors Main Lecture Course
Jun Sese(Associate Prof.)
moved to AIST in Oct. 2014
Mariko Hagita(Associate Prof.)
(Until 2011. Currently in
the Department of Mathematics)
Combination Theory / Cryptographic Theory(Discrete Mathematics Theory)
Discrete mathematics and applied study of algebra into information science. Study of combination structure occurrence; graph theory focused in coloring problem; pseudo random number allocation problem; and formation and evaluation of cryptographic algorism. @@
Chiemi Watanabe(Lecturer)
moved to Tsukuba Univ. in May 2013
Database System(Information Structural Analysis Theory)
Research topics or fields: database system; Web DB; security; multimedia; spatiotemporal database; systematization of dialogic searching; new database system that correspond todayfs various systems and contents. @@

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2-1-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8610 Japan
Phone: 03-5978-5822 (Graduate School Office)
Fax: 03-5978-5896 (Graduate School Office)

Contact: Takayuki Itoh,
HP Committee of department of computer science, doctoral program

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