AY 2022 Graduate School Course Catalog

Seminars

2022/06/28

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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  2学期 /Second Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Themes will be proposed from faculty members each Academic Year and factory will be held accordingly.
Students, if they select Creative Factory Seminar, will select one from the list of factories and register the course in the 2nd Quarter, following the designated procedures.
Poster Session of Creative Factory Seminar by the registered students will be held in late September and the evaluation of each factory will be made.
Students can earn academic credits of this seminar just once during their enrolement in the Master's Program.

Please check the details as below:
https://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-cis.html
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
-
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
-
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
-


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  4学期 /Fourth Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
ROY Debopriyo
担当教員名
/Instructor
ROY Debopriyo
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
Undergraduate English coursework
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/28
授業の概要
/Course outline
Academic research presentations are an integral part of communicating research results to a scientific audience and represent an important aspect of being a professional researcher. The overall aim of this training is to present
strategies and techniques for giving a successful talk at an international scientific conference, and be able to freely communicate successfully with the international academic and professional community on a CS related topic.
Academic presentations could be based on research in progress, unfinished work or the full drafts of a research paper. An academic presentation is sort of like an advertisement for the paper rather than an attempt to present all the information in the paper. You need to focus on what is important, highlighting the bold outcomes and results is the key here. This class is designed to give you training and experience in delivering effective oral presentations in various academic and professional settings. It is intended for students who have little or no experience giving formal presentations in English in front of an academic community. In addition to focusing on the content heavily, structure and delivery of oral presentations, we will highlight certain aspects of public speaking, including pronunciation, volume, intonation and gestures, to help improve your overall presentation skills. We will also discuss how to make PowerPoint / Keynote presentations, including slide design, content presentation, critical thinking about audience perception etc.

In particular you will learn:
1. How to deliver a presentation on a specific topic with relevance to both
    technical and societal importance.
2. Communicate with foreign communities on a research topic.
3. How to prepare and structure an oral presentation
4. How to define presentation aims
5. How to make yourself understood
6. How to use presentation tools and media effectively
7. How to prepare for, ask questions to the presenter, and respond to questions
    from the audience.

The training consists of theoretical inputs, exercises, best-practice examples, feedback and discussions. The focus, however, will be on practical exercises with student-interest topics. With the help of short video-based documentary-styled presentations, you will get the chance to improve content, structure, speech and body-language. After the training, you know how to give convincing presentations at an academic meeting/conference. You are prepared to set up and give your own presentation, be a more confident speaker, and know how to reduce stage-fright. Ideally, you attend this course while preparing for an upcoming scientific meeting/conference that you will attend, or for any academic presentation that you could be planning for.

Content:
• Benefits and challenges of oral presentations
• Planning, preparing and structuring the presentation
• Defining your presentation audience, aims and key message
• Use of verbal language and body language
• Use of media and visuals (beyond PowerPoint)
• Rehearsing, revising and improving the presentation
• Dealing with questions, discussions and feedback
• How to avoid common mistake
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Successful participation in this course will result in:
• Practice analysing the structure, content and delivery of different types of oral
   presentations.
• Experience planning, organising, and delivering oral presentations.
• Improved awareness of your verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
• Strategies and techniques for designing effective PowerPoint presentations.
• Strategies and techniques for handling audience questions and comments
• Create video presentations
• Exposure to useful resources available for ongoing self-improvement.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1-2
● General Introduction: Aims of the course. Evaluation procedure
● Overview of oral presentations: Importance of oral presentations; Types of
    oral presentations. Effective presentation skills; experiencing the problems in
    talking in front of the audience; understanding body language
● Considerations when preparing an oral presentation – audience, purpose,
    organisation, flow, style, sales presentations; technical presentations
● Language of presentation
● Slide design – design of visuals, text-graphics coordination, titles, headings,
    color schema, highlighting
● Designing demonstrative, procedural, informative presentations
● Responding to audience queries
● Importance of visual aids and problems with using slides

Class 3-4
1st Assignment (20%): Choose a research topic that the student is interested in, based on industry 4.0 principles, and defining the plan for the presentation -
Slide Layout Plan (Design exercise)

Ideally, you will explain a technology for this presentation including the procedural operations, and explain how it fits the Industry 4.0 model of operation. Convince the upper management and the technical team that for a given company, adoption of this technology will be beneficial (Demonstrative + Persuasive presentation)

Class 5-6
2nd Assignment (20%): In-Class Presentation (15-slides) based on the slide layout plan

Class 7
Feedback on the 1st & 2nd Assignment – Class Discussion

Class 8-10
3rd Assignment (20%):

Section # 1:
A short 10-minutes in-class presentation with 10-slides TOTAL explaining the basic computer science concepts related to the student’s field of research on society 5.0 - industry 4.0, as a continuation of the week 1-3 presentation.
● Ideally, you will explain for people who are novice to the ideas and concepts.
     For this presentation, the entire focus will be on the societal implications of
    the technology, and how it is likely to end up benefiting common people.
● This will be a movie-styled presentation with minimum use of slides, and more
    use of pictures and video clippings that shows examples of the points you
    make.

Section # 2:
Design a 5-minutes video documentary with video clippings from YouTube and your voiceover explaining how your proposed research topic is beneficial for a fresh university graduate thinking about a start-up company. What is the product or service that the start-up will offer, how will it support an Industry 4.0 landscape? Feasibility study about the extent to which the idea will be successful in Japan. Make this video for the common citizens who are non-experts in your field.

Class 11-12
4th Assignment (20%): In-Class Presentation of Section # 1 and Section # 2

Class 13
Feedback on the 4th Assignment – Class Discussion

Class 14
5th Assignment (20%) - Participation at the ETLTC Winter Conference
You will deliver a final presentation at the conference based on a submitted abstract (2nd & 3rd assignment)
Final Report: Final presentation at the conference & peer-review report on 3 major presentations heard & analysed
教科書
/Textbook(s)
Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields (IEEE PCS Professional Engineering Communication Series Book 3) (English Edition) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
1st Assignment - 20% - Industry 4.0 - Design
2nd Assignment - 20% - Formal In-class Presentation
3rd Assignment - 20% - Section 1 & 2 - Design
4th Assignment - 20% - Formal In-class Presentation
5th Assignment - 20% - Participation at the ETLTC Winter Conference (including final report writing)

Criteria:
● Zoom or face-to-face participation and attendance will be recorded
● All presentations must be completed as per instructions and posted in the
    Moodle
● Asking questions and responding to queries during classes could result in
    extra participation grades.

Assessment Method:
● Following the assignment instructions closely
● Grammatical accuracy and language proficiency
● Ability to do research
● Oral proficiency
● Content design and organisational layout

NOTE: Students in this course is expected to be involved with the ETLTC-ICETM winter conference either as an author and presenter, or in the organisational team as session chair, moderator and / or commentator. The idea is to teach cross-cultural communication and project management.

履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
Note: Disclaimer - In case an international conference does not take place on campus, an alternative assignment will be designed based on the course goals.

At least moderate ability to write technical documents and at least moderate oral English language proficiency is necessary.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  4学期 /Fourth Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year , 3rd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
ROY Debopriyo
担当教員名
/Instructor
ROY Debopriyo
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
Undergraduate English coursework
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/28
授業の概要
/Course outline
Academic research presentations are an integral part of communicating research results to a scientific audience and represent an important aspect of being a professional researcher. The overall aim of this training is to present
strategies and techniques for giving a successful talk at an international scientific conference, and be able to freely communicate successfully with the international academic and professional community on a CS related topic.
Academic presentations could be based on research in progress, unfinished work or the full drafts of a research paper. An academic presentation is sort of like an advertisement for the paper rather than an attempt to present all the information in the paper. You need to focus on what is important, highlighting the bold outcomes and results is the key here. This class is designed to give you training and experience in delivering effective oral presentations in various academic and professional settings. It is intended for students who have little or no experience giving formal presentations in English in front of an academic community. In addition to focusing on the content heavily, structure and delivery of oral presentations, we will highlight certain aspects of public speaking, including pronunciation, volume, intonation and gestures, to help improve your overall presentation skills. We will also discuss how to make PowerPoint / Keynote presentations, including slide design, content presentation, critical thinking about audience perception etc.

In particular you will learn:
1. How to deliver a presentation on a specific topic with relevance to both
    technical and societal importance.
2. Communicate with foreign communities on a research topic.
3. How to prepare and structure an oral presentation
4. How to define presentation aims
5. How to make yourself understood
6. How to use presentation tools and media effectively
7. How to prepare for, ask questions to the presenter, and respond to questions
    from the audience.

The training consists of theoretical inputs, exercises, best-practice examples, feedback and discussions. The focus, however, will be on practical exercises with student-interest topics. With the help of short video-based documentary-styled presentations, you will get the chance to improve content, structure, speech and body-language. After the training, you know how to give convincing presentations at an academic meeting/conference. You are prepared to set up and give your own presentation, be a more confident speaker, and know how to reduce stage-fright. Ideally, you attend this course while preparing for an upcoming scientific meeting/conference that you will attend, or for any academic presentation that you could be planning for.

Content:
• Benefits and challenges of oral presentations
• Planning, preparing and structuring the presentation
• Defining your presentation audience, aims and key message
• Use of verbal language and body language
• Use of media and visuals (beyond PowerPoint)
• Rehearsing, revising and improving the presentation
• Dealing with questions, discussions and feedback
• How to avoid common mistake
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Successful participation in this course will result in:
• Practice analysing the structure, content and delivery of different types of oral
   presentations.
• Experience planning, organising, and delivering oral presentations.
• Improved awareness of your verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
• Strategies and techniques for designing effective PowerPoint presentations.
• Strategies and techniques for handling audience questions and comments
• Create video presentations
• Exposure to useful resources available for ongoing self-improvement.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1-2
● General Introduction: Aims of the course. Evaluation procedure
● Overview of oral presentations: Importance of oral presentations; Types of
    oral presentations. Effective presentation skills; experiencing the problems in
    talking in front of the audience; understanding body language
● Considerations when preparing an oral presentation – audience, purpose,
    organisation, flow, style, sales presentations; technical presentations
● Language of presentation
● Slide design – design of visuals, text-graphics coordination, titles, headings,
    color schema, highlighting
● Designing demonstrative, procedural, informative presentations
● Responding to audience queries
● Importance of visual aids and problems with using slides

Class 3-4
1st Assignment (20%): Choose a research topic that the student is interested in, based on industry 4.0 principles, and defining the plan for the presentation -
Slide Layout Plan (Design exercise)

Ideally, you will explain a technology for this presentation including the procedural operations, and explain how it fits the Industry 4.0 model of operation. Convince the upper management and the technical team that for a given company, adoption of this technology will be beneficial (Demonstrative + Persuasive presentation)

Class 5-6
2nd Assignment (20%): In-Class Presentation (15-slides) based on the slide layout plan

Class 7
Feedback on the 1st & 2nd Assignment – Class Discussion

Class 8-10
3rd Assignment (20%):

Section # 1:
A short 10-minutes in-class presentation with 10-slides TOTAL explaining the basic computer science concepts related to the student’s field of research on society 5.0 - industry 4.0, as a continuation of the week 1-3 presentation.
● Ideally, you will explain for people who are novice to the ideas and concepts.
     For this presentation, the entire focus will be on the societal implications of
    the technology, and how it is likely to end up benefiting common people.
● This will be a movie-styled presentation with minimum use of slides, and more
    use of pictures and video clippings that shows examples of the points you
    make.

Section # 2:
Design a 5-minutes video documentary with video clippings from YouTube and your voiceover explaining how your proposed research topic is beneficial for a fresh university graduate thinking about a start-up company. What is the product or service that the start-up will offer, how will it support an Industry 4.0 landscape? Feasibility study about the extent to which the idea will be successful in Japan. Make this video for the common citizens who are non-experts in your field.

Class 11-12
4th Assignment (20%): In-Class Presentation of Section # 1 and Section # 2

Class 13
Feedback on the 4th Assignment – Class Discussion

Class 14
5th Assignment (20%) - Participation at the ETLTC Winter Conference
You will deliver a final presentation at the conference based on a submitted abstract (2nd & 3rd assignment)
Final Report: Final presentation at the conference & peer-review report on 3 major presentations heard & analysed
教科書
/Textbook(s)
Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields (IEEE PCS Professional Engineering Communication Series Book 3) (English Edition) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
1st Assignment - 20% - Industry 4.0 - Design
2nd Assignment - 20% - Formal In-class Presentation
3rd Assignment - 20% - Section 1 & 2 - Design
4th Assignment - 20% - Formal In-class Presentation
5th Assignment - 20% - Participation at the ETLTC Winter Conference (including final report writing)

Criteria:
● Zoom or face-to-face participation and attendance will be recorded
● All presentations must be completed as per instructions and posted in the
    Moodle
● Asking questions and responding to queries during classes could result in
    extra participation grades.

Assessment Method:
● Following the assignment instructions closely
● Grammatical accuracy and language proficiency
● Ability to do research
● Oral proficiency
● Content design and organisational layout

NOTE: Students in this course is expected to be involved with the ETLTC-ICETM winter conference either as an author and presenter, or in the organisational team as session chair, moderator and / or commentator. The idea is to teach cross-cultural communication and project management.

履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
Note: Disclaimer - In case an international conference does not take place on campus, an alternative assignment will be designed based on the course goals.

At least moderate ability to write technical documents and at least moderate oral English language proficiency is necessary.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  その他 /Others
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Achievement of students may be recognized as having earned the academic credits for this seminar by reporting following cases to the Dean of the Graduate School.

A submitted paper as the first author which was accepted for publication in a scientific journal.
A presentation of research results which was made as an oral presenter or presenter at a poster in an academic conference, a symposium, or a work shop, etc. (excluding those organized solely by the UoA)
They do not necessarily need to be the first author of a relevant paper in this case.
In case of publication in a scientific journal or presentation at a refereed academic conference, at least one presentation, and in case of publication in a non-refereed journal or presentation at a non-refereed conference, at least two presentations will be required. In case of publications in non-refereed journals or presentations at non-refereed conferences, the substantive contents shall be different. Similar presentations/publications may be counted as one.
Students may apply for credits of this seminar based on the paper written under the supervision of faculty member of the University of Aizu and submitted before the admission to the University of Aizu Graduate School. In this case, though, the publication or oral/poster presentation must be made after the admission to the Graduate School.

In principle, multiple use of the same achievement is not permitted. Therefore, it is not possible to use the same achievement for this seminar and for the application for early completion of Master's Program and apply for both. However, the students in Honors Program Type A (4+1) is excluded.
*In the case of other courses that students are required to present and publish their work as part of the course, credit for the course and for the external presentation seminar will not be granted in duplicate.

When reporting, students will first prepare the "Report for External Presentation/Publication Seminar" and submit this form together with information of relevant journals or conferences (a title page of the journal, a "Call-for-Paper" announcement and a conference/meeting program, etc.), a letter of acceptance (for refereed papers), a copy of the paper published, materials used for presentation (slides, etc.). Limited to refereed journal papers, students can apply for the academic credits prior to publication of relevant papers if they submit a letter of acceptance of the paper.
Application for recognition of academic credits for the above mentioned publication/presentation will be accepted at any time. Earning of these academic credits will become official as of the date of finalization of academic grades for the quarter when these academic credits were authorized by the Graduate School Academic Affairs Committee. The academic grade for all applicants recognized as having earned academic credits in this manner will be "A." Students are not required to register for the course by themselves.
Students can earn academic credits in this manner just once during their enrollment in the Master's Program.

Advance application for recognition of academic credits for external presentations will be accepted only if the applicant satisfies the following conditions:
- Acquisition of academic credits from this seminar course is critical for the applicant to undergo the judgment regarding authorization for completion of the Master's Program;
- The said external presentation will actually take place before the judgment regarding authorization for completion of the Master's Program is conducted; and
- The applicant can prepare the above-mentioned form, "Report for External Presentation/Publication Seminar" (1-3-m14), after his/her presentation. Applicants are required to prepare "Advance Application for External Presentation/Publication Seminar" (1-3-m13) and submit this form along with other evidence for the date and contents of their presentations, for example, a presentation program or a certificate of registration. In addition, these applicants, immediately following completion of their presentations, must submit the "Report for External Presentation/Publication Seminar" (1-3-m14).
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
-
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  その他 /Others
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
3.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Students are expected to deepen their knowledge in their fields of specialization through reading of necessary literature, which includes technical papers in the relevant field. Students are able to deepen their knowledge by making presentations on the literature they read and holding questions and answering sessions (in a round-table format). These presentations will be open to other students from other arenas and graduate departments, regardless of the number of years they have been at the Graduate School.

Please check below URL for the latest information.
http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-its.html#ES
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Frequency: About 12 times within a period of 2 years
Timetables: Seminars will be arranged based upon coordination of students' and research advisors' schedules. It will be held for students from multiple arenas as possible.
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
For acquisition of academic credits for "Educational Seminars", students will be required to attend seminars at least 12 times and make at least two presentations during their enrollment in the Master's Program. Research advisors will evaluate students' performance according to evaluation form, and will submit their evaluations to the Dean of Graduate School.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  通年 /Yearlong
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
TEI Shigaku
担当教員名
/Instructor
TEI Shigaku, JING Lei, MITSUNAGA Yuji
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
N/A
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/25
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course introduces the basic knowledge needed for a global business startup and provides students with the opportunity to explore a variety of ideas and prototypes in an open innovation environment.

In addition, this course will provide you with the opportunity to learn about trends in advanced ICT fields and Design Thinking, such as the experience of Silicon Valley and venture startups.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Students have the opportunity to learn the trends, approaches, and experiences of advanced ICT areas and consider the importance and approach of launching a global venture.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
・ Understand basic knowledge and skills of global business
・ Acquisition and experience of five stages of “design thinking” of “Empathy, Definition, Ideation, Prototype, Test” born in Silicon Valley
・ Draft business model and business plan
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
The first half: the first six lectures are intensively held in a week around August
1 Course Outline: What is a Global Venture?
2 Introduction of Silicon Valley: Why did Silicon Valley get the world's attention?
3 Development method, idea creation, discover user needs
4 Technology required for global ventures . For example, an internet robot.

The second half: Intensive lecture (8 lectures) on 2 days or more from December to January (schedule will be made later)
5 Design thinking and business model

We plan to arrange the lecture days and  time between the registered students and the instructors.


教科書
/Textbook(s)
Web pages provided by internal and external teachers
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
・Attending the activities in the lectures, such as answering quiz, discussion 30%
・Presentation  in design thinking lectures and final report as summary of the presentation  70%
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
・Having a global perspective and feeling not only in Japan but also in the world.
・Always pay attention to the needs of overseas ICT-advanced areas, such as Silicon Valley, Dalian, and Shenzhen.

参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)

refer the course page in Moodle system


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  通年 /Yearlong
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year , 3rd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
TEI Shigaku
担当教員名
/Instructor
TEI Shigaku, JING Lei, MITSUNAGA Yuji
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/25
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course introduces the basic knowledge needed for a global business startup and provides students with the opportunity to explore a variety of ideas and prototypes in an open innovation environment.

In addition, this course will provide you with the opportunity to learn about trends in advanced ICT fields and Design Thinking, such as the experience of Silicon Valley and venture startups.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Students have the opportunity to learn the trends, approaches, and experiences of advanced ICT areas and consider the importance and approach of launching a global venture.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
・ Understand basic knowledge and skills of global business
・ Acquisition and experience of five stages of “design thinking” of “Empathy, Definition, Ideation, Prototype, Test” born in Silicon Valley
・ Draft business model and business plan
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
The first half: the first six lectures are intensively held in a week around August
1 Course Outline: What is a Global Venture?
2 Introduction of Silicon Valley: Why did Silicon Valley get the world's attention?
3 Development method, idea creation, discover user needs
4 Technology required for global ventures . For example, an internet robot.

The second half: Intensive lecture (8 lectures) on 2 days from December to January
5 Design thinking and business model

We plan to arrange the lecture days and  time between the registered students and the instructors.


教科書
/Textbook(s)
Web pages provided by internal and external teachers
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
・Attending the activities in the lectures, such as answering quiz, discussion 30%
・Presentation  in design thinking lectures and final report as summary of the presentation  70%
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
・Having a global perspective and feeling not only in Japan but also in the world.
・Always pay attention to the needs of overseas ICT-advanced areas, such as Silicon Valley, Dalian, and Shenzhen.



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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  集中 /Intensive course
対象学年
/Course for;
2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Students who select Research Progress Report Seminar, will register the course in the 2nd or 3rd Quarter through their Research Advisors.
Based on the research progress so far and future plans, students prepare synopsis of the Master's Thesis and presentation materials, and make presentations after Research Advisors' check and approval of the contents in advance. Students should participate in presentation meetings of other students as audience and ask questions regarding research plans and/or progress reports presented. Presentations, questions and answers will be conducted in English. Research advisors will be at presentations made by their students and evaluate these presentations together with two other faculty members.
Guideline for Procedure and Evaluation Method of Research Progress Report Seminar [Internal access only]
http://web-int.u-aizu.ac.jp/official/faculty/sad/RPPSguide_e.html

* Students are strongly recommended to take EFP Effective Scientific Presentation Seminar in advance. It helps students to improve presentation skills, and prepare to make effective presentation in English.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
-
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
-


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  通年 /Yearlong
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
LI Peng
担当教員名
/Instructor
TEI Shigaku, Peng Li, ROY Debopriyo, COHEN Michael
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/12
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course provides a general way of writing research papers targeted at top journals in computer science and engineering disciplines mainly for PhD candidates and Master students.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
The students will learn the methods and skills in each step of the whole process in publishing a research paper from survey, preparation, writing, polishing, submission, review response, rebuttals, revisions, and publications.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Session 1: introduction
Session 2: literature Survey
Session 3: paper structure & organization
Session 4: scientific expression
Session 5: how to write title and abstract
Session 6: how to write introduction
Session 7: how to write technical contents
Session 8: how to present results
Session 9: paper formatting tools
Session 10: paper submission
Session 11: revision & rebuttal
Session 12: invited talk by PhD student
Session 13: invited talk by conference/journal chair
Session 14: invited talk by journal editor
教科書
/Textbook(s)
None
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Class activities: 50%
Paper draft: 50%
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
1. All lectures are given in English.
2. It is preferred that you already have a research idea or paper draft. Otherwise, you have nothing to submit in our final task.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  通年 /Yearlong
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year , 3rd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
PHAM Tuan Anh
担当教員名
/Instructor
PHAM Tuan Anh, LI Peng, PERKINS Jeremy
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/31
授業の概要
/Course outline
The course is designed for doctoral students. It is recommended that all 1st year PhD students to take the course. The course mainly focuses on equipping students with necessary skills in scientific paper writing and submission process.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to understand the basic concepts of: (1) general writing basics, (2) the requirements of steps in scientific paper writings, from how to prepare title, abstract, introduction, method, results, discussion, acknowledgement to reference, (3) the process of publishing papers, from how to prepare manuscript, cover letter, how to submit, communicate with editor during the review process, and how to write response letters, and (4) several other topics related to academic careers such as how to write a review paper, opinion, and an academic CV.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
1. Course introduction: self-introduction, skill survey, diagnostic tests
2. Basics of writing: from sentences, paragraph to a complete essay – essay 1
3. Preliminary of scientific paper writing
4. How to prepare the Abstract – essay 2
5. How to write the Introduction – essay 3
6. Methods and Analysis Section – essay 4
7. Results and Discussion – essay 5
8. How to write the Conclusions – essay 6
9. Acknowledgement and Reference
10. Process of paper publishing
11. How to communicate with Editor: cover and response letters – essay 7
12. Others: how to review papers
13. Others: How to prepare your CV
14. Course review
教科書
/Textbook(s)
No textbook required. Course materials will be provided by the instructor.
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
- Active participation and discussion in classes: 30%
- Essay grading: 70%, 10% for each essay
- Bonus: +10% in case you submit (at least) a paper (journal or conference) during the course
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
- No prerequisite requirements
- It would be good if the student is working on a real paper (any stage is OK) during the course.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Course website: Moodle


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  通年 /Yearlong
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Student Affairs Division register at the beginning of each Academic Year and the evaluation will be given at the end of the grade.
Students will be required to report what they did in the seminar to the Dean of the Graduate School at the end of their grade along with the predetermined report form.
Students will be evaluated at the end of the grade by their research advisor based on research activities throughout a year, seminar activities and presentations made in their laboratory, and result of Research Plan Presentation , etc.

"Implementation of "Research Plan Presentation"
Students are required to implement Research Plan Presentation in their 1st year and pass it. Spring enrolled students must make their presentation in the designated schedule in Q2, and fall enrolled students must make their presentation in the designated schedule in Q3.
Students will prepare a research plan for two years, make presentation on the plan, and prepare a report following the presentation. They will also participate in presentation meetings for colleague students and research progress reports by senior students as audience and ask questions regarding research plans and/or research progress reports presented. Presentations, questions and answers will be conducted in English, in principle.
Research advisors, in principle, will be at presentations made by their students and evaluate these presentations together with two other faculty members appointed as instructors for the Research Seminar.
→ Guideline for Procedure and Evaluation Method of Research Plan Presentation [internal access only]
http://web-int.u-aizu.ac.jp/official/faculty/sad/RPSguide_e.html

* Students are strongly recommended to take Effective Academic Research Presentation Seminar in advance. It helps students to improve presentation skills, and prepare to make effective presentation in English.

Please check below URL for the latest information.
   http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-cis.html#RS
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
-
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
-
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
-
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
-


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  通年 /Yearlong
対象学年
/Course for;
2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Student Affairs Division register the seminar at the beginning of Academic Year and the evaluation will be given at the end of the grade.
Students will be required to report what they did in the seminar to the Dean of the Graduate School at the end of their grade along with the report form.
Students will be evaluated at the end of the grade by their research advisor based on research activities throughout a year and seminar activities and presentations made in their laboratory, etc.

Please check below URL for the latest information.
http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-cis.html#RS
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
-
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
-


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  その他 /Others
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year
単位数
/Credits
4.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Those who have been authorized for early completion of the Master's Program, or whose standard enrollment period in the Master's Program is less than two years based on inter-university agreements, are eligible to register for Special Research Seminars I and II in stead of Research Seminars I and II which are full-year courses. Students of Dual Degree Program are required to earn total of 4 credits from Special Research Seminar I (4 credits) even they are affiliated to the second year of the Master's Program.

https://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-cis.html
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
-
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
-
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
-
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
-


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  その他 /Others
対象学年
/Course for;
2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Those who have been authorized for early completion of the Master's Program, or whose standard enrollment period in the Master's Program is less than two years based on inter-university agreements, are eligible to register for Special Research Seminars I and II in stead of Research Seminars I and II which are full-year courses. Students of Dual Degree Program are required to earn total of 4 credits from Special Research Seminar I (4 credits) even they are affiliated to the second year of the Master's Program.

https://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-cis.html
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
-
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
-
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
-
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
-


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  その他 /Others
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
3.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Students are expected to further advance and deepen their knowledge regarding research methods through discussions of research results made in their fields of specialization. Students will make presentations on the progress of their research and will hold discussions with other students to expand the range of their research. An additional objective of the research seminars and conferences is to nurture global IT specialists by having students make presentations at international conferences. Students are required to attend both research seminars and conferences for completion of the program.

Please check below URL for the latest information.
http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-its.html#RSC
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
"Research Seminars"
Frequency: About 12 times within a period of 2 years
Period: All quarters
Timetables: Seminars will be arranged based upon coordination of students' and research advisors' schedules. It will be held for students from multiple arenas as possible.

"Conferences"
At least one paper co-authored by students of the relevant team, or one paper authored by each student, must be submitted for publication in the proceedings of an international conference and presented at an international conference. Alternatively, publication of a refereed paper in an international academic journal without presentation shall be accepted.
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
"Research Seminars"
For acquisition of academic credits for "Research Seminars/Conferences", students will be required to attend seminars at least 12 times and make at least two presentations during their enrollment in the Master's Program in order to obtain academic credits. Research advisors will evaluate students' performance according to evaluation form, and will submit their evaluations to the Dean of Graduate School.

"Conferences"
For acquisition of academic credits for "Research Seminars/Conferences", students will be required to make at least one presentation at an international conference during their enrollment in the Master's Program. Research advisors will evaluate students' performance according to evaluation form, and will submit their evaluations to the Dean of Graduate School. However, if students are not able to progress to the point of presentation at an international conference, or if screening results of their paper are not made before judgment regarding authorization for them to complete the Program, they may make a presentation on campus to fulfill this requirement. Before making the presentation, three referees must be recommended by the relevant research advisor in the same manner as Master's thesis presentations.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  その他 /Others
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year , 2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
- -
担当教員名
/Instructor
- -
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/03/08
授業の概要
/Course outline
Students are expected to acquire new knowledge through free discussion beyond the scope of regular courses. As for the implementation format, special trigger lectures will be organized, and students will be asked to participate in question and answer sessions regarding the lectures, as well as in making co-presentations, which will be recognized as completion of tea seminar requirements. The trigger lectures will include special lectures held at our University. Invited professors, doctoral or master's students can be providers of such lectures. Students are also expected to participate in various contests for confirmation of their abilities by fully utilizing their knowledge in finding solutions to problems. Both attendance at tea seminars and participation in contests will required for acquisition of academic credits for "Tea Seminars/Contests".

Please check below URL for the latest information.
http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/en/graduate/curriculum/guide/seminar-its.html#TSC
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
-
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
"Tea Seminars"
Students will proactively participate in seminars recommended by their research advisors and other seminars held at the University, etc., and take part in co-presentations and question-and-answer sessions.

"Contests"
Students will participate in contests recommended by their research advisors.
教科書
/Textbook(s)
-
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
"Tea Seminars"
For acquisition of academic credits for "Tea Seminars/Contests", students will be required to participate in seminars at least four times and submit reports at least three times during their enrollment in the Master's Program. Research advisors will evaluate students' performance according to evaluation form, and will submit their evaluations to the Dean of Graduate School.

"Contests"
For acquisition of academic credits for "Tea Seminars/Contests", students will be required to participate in contests at least two times during their enrollment in the Master's Program. Research advisors will evaluate students' performance according to evaluation form, and will submit their evaluations to the Dean of Graduate School.


Responsibility for the wording of this article lies with Student Affairs Division (Academic Affairs Section).

E-mail Address: sad-aas@u-aizu.ac.jp