Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K6425020 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 通信工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Communication Engineering
ヤマモト トオル,ナカニシ トオル,フナビキ ノブオ,デンノ サトシ,キノシタ タクヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Information Science
Eligible Students
Keywords communication systems, protocols, Internet, OSI reference model, reliability of communication networks, graph, modulation, signal processing, spectrum 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Electrical,Systems and Information Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Concepts, knowledge and methods which are the basis for studies related to electrical, systems, and information engineering.

Program of Electronic Devices and Systems
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to apply basic concepts, knowledge, and methods of electronics engineering to concrete/technical problems. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
As the spread of broadband Internet and smartphones, the use of communication networks has become indispensable to our daily lives. This course focuses on the fundamentals of communication networks such as the signal processing for remote data transmission, the computer network structures, and the reliability of communication networks.
Class Schedule lesson 1-5
(A) Computer networks (Funabiki)
1. Summary of computer networks
2. Network architectures
3. Application layer and service schemes
4. Media access sublayer
5. Network layer and routing control
lesson 6-10
(B) Reliability of communication networks (Nakanishi)
1. Reliability of communication networks
2. Connectivity in graph theory
3. Formal graph model in reliability evaluation
4. Computing reliability (1)
5. Computing reliability (2)
lesson 11-15
(C) Signal processing (Denno)
1. Analog communication and digital communication
2. Analog modulation
3. Angle modulation
4. Pulse code modulation
5. Digital modulation
Reference books:
Masato Oguchi: Guide of computer networks, SAIENSU-SHA (in Japanese).
Masahiro Hayashi, Takeo Abe: Reliability of Telecommunications
Networks, IEICE (in Japanese). 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
We recommend you to read the reference books and preparation materials before the lectures. 
Grading Method The evaluation is based on the reports and the final examination. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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