Course title
1M5163001
Bionic and biomimetic system engineering

horie ryota Click to show questionnaire result at 2017
Course content
In recent years, technologies in which a living body and an artificial system are directly coupled, such as Brain-computer interface (BCI), have been developed. This lecture mainly treats the BCI and its element technologies, namely, neuroscience, bioinstrumentation, signal/information processing and their integration. This lecture also treats modeling biological phenomena and biomimetic information processing. This lecture also treats topics of research ethics and informed consent, which are required for conducting experiments using human subjects, such as informed consent.
Purpose of class
The purpose of this course is to learn basics of biology and physiology, measuring biological signals, signal processing, information processing, system integration, biomimetic technologies, and ethics. Through learning the topics, students acquire wide view required for developing biomedical systems.
Goals and objectives
  1. Can understand a living body, bioinstrumentation, signal/information processing, which are required for bionic engineering, especially for BCI
  2. Can understand modeling biological phenomena and biomimetic information processing
  3. Can understanding research ethics required for conducting experiments using human subjects
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Bionic engineering
・Overview BCI
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
2. Introduction of brain science
・Overview the brain
・Measurements of brain functions
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
3. Electroencephalography (EEG) (1)
・Principles of EEG
・Methods of EEG
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
4. Electroencephalography (2)
・Reading EEG
・Event-related potentials
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
5. BCI (1)
・BCI using EEG
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
6. BCI (2)
・Noninvasive BCIs using other measurements of brain functions
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
7. Signal/information processing used for BCI (1)
・Fundamentals of parametric discriminant analysis
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
8. Signal/information processing used for BCI (2)
・Applications of parametric discriminant analysis
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
9. Research ethics materials distributed in the class 190minutes
10. Fundamentals of modeling biological phenomena
・Fundamentals of mathematical modeling
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
11. Applications of modeling biological phenomena
・Applications of mathematical modeling
・Biomimetic information processing
materials distributed in the class 190minutes
12. Problem setting and Literature investigation on bionic and biomimetic engineering materials distributed in the class 190minutes
13. Presentations on bionic and biomimetic engineering materials distributed in the class 190minutes
14. Discussions on bionic and biomimetic engineering materials distributed in the class 180minutes
Total. - - 2650minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

report presentation Total.
1. 30% 30% 60%
2. 15% 15% 30%
3. 5% 5% 10%
Total. 50% 50% -
Evaluation method and criteria
An assignment report 50%
A presentation 50%
60% of evaluation requires conducting paper survey, understanding and making presentation for basic technologies required for conducting system development of bionic systems by interdisciplinary view.
Textbooks and reference materials
Presentation materials in each class will be uploaded online.
Prerequisites
Foundations of electric and electronic circuits (amplifier), signal processing, industrial mathematics (Differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, statistics)
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Lunch break on Friday: Making appointment is recommended.
Relation to the environment
Non-environment-related course
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
Active-learning course
More than one class is interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
Applicatable Utilizing the experience in research works on functional brain imaging in an institute of research, basics of biology and physiology, measuring biological signals, signal processing, information processing, system integration, biomimetic technologies, and ethics are explained.
Last modified : Thu Mar 21 15:45:18 JST 2019