2017FY — Open Campus Mini-lecture 2017

State-of-the-Art Technology of Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence [JP]

With the expansion of big data derived from SNS and IoT, and the drastic improvement of computing performance, things that we could never have imagined before have become realizable with computers. This lecture will show you some of the latest researches conducted at the University of Tokyo.

2017-8-2

Mathematics of Machine Learning [JP]

Machine learning is an important founding technology that supports today’s rapid development of artificial intelligence. This lecture introduces recent topics of machine learning and explains some of its principles and mathematics.

2017-8-2

Will the DNA Decryption Technology Change the World? [JP]

DNA is a substance that stores genetic codes. What kind of means do we have to analyse them? What will the advance in DNA analysis enable us to do? This lecture talks about past and present techniques for analysing DNA.

2017-8-2

Exploring the Origin of Botanical Shapes: Regeneration and Reproduction of the Organs [JP]

What is the characteristic of plants? How are plants different from animals? This lecture introduces the characteristic of plants and the latest research on organogenesis and regeneration.

2017-8-2

Human Evolution: A Journey from Monkeys to Humans [JP]

Do you know the difference between evolution and progress? Evolution from monkeys to humans is not necessarily called 'progress'. Let's compare the characteristic of humans with that of monkeys to consider how 'evolution' occurs and what it means.

2017-8-2

Plato’s Questions [JP]

What does Plato’s philosophy mean for us today? Let's think about what Plato tried to do by reading his renowned dialogue Politea.

2017-8-3

Reform of University Entrance Examinations Viewed from the Test Science [JP]

This lecture explains the basics of test theory and discusses the problems of university entrance examination reform in Japan.

2017-8-3

Functions of the Ear: What is Hearing Loss? What is Dizziness? [JP]

This lecture clarifies the structure and function of the ear, the cause of hearing loss, and its medical treatment.

2017-8-3

The Dawn of Human Culture in the Japanese Archipelago [JP]

Japanese history textbooks make a little mention of the Paleolithic Age. What happened during that era? Professor Sato Hiroyuki invites you to the world of archeology to explore the origin of the Japanese.

2017-8-3