Kazunori Shimizu

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This paper proposes a partially-parallel LDPC decoder based on a high-efficiency message-passing algorithm. Our proposed partially-parallel LDPC decoder performs the column operations for bit nodes in conjunction with the row operations for check nodes. Bit functional unit with pipeline architecture in our LDPC decoder allows us to perform column operations(More)
We have developed an in vivo transfection method for naked plasmid DNA (pDNA) and siRNA in mice by using a tissue suction device. The target tissue was suctioned by a device made of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) following the intravenous injection of naked pDNA or siRNA. Transfection of pDNA encoding luciferase was achieved by the suction of the kidney,(More)
This paper proposes the power-efficient LDPC decoder architecture which features (1) a FIFO buffering based rapid convergence schedule which enables the decoder to accelerate the decoding throughput without increasing the required number of memory bits, (2) an intermediate message compression technique based on a clock gated shift register which reduces the(More)
A time-course gene-expression profile was generated for Escherichia coli TK31 when it was exposed to an organic solvent mixture, and classified by fuzzy adaptive resonance theory (Fuzzy ART). It was found that the purR regulon plays an important role in the organic solvent tolerance (OST) of E. coli.
SUMMARY In this paper, we propose a partially-parallel LDPC de-coder which achieves a high-efficiency message-passing schedule. The proposed LDPC decoder is characterized as follows: (i) The column operations follow the row operations in a pipelined architecture to ensure that the row and column operations are performed concurrently. (ii) The proposed(More)
In recent years, user generated content services have become popular. The authors are interested in online novel services. Classification of online novels is difficult because keywords and genre are assigned by the author of the novel without control. In order to overcome the problem faced when category classifying and searching online novels, faceted views(More)
User generated contents service is a social service because users not only enjoy contents but also provide feedback on content by commenting, tagging and book marking. The authors are interested in social service ranking and categorization methods for online novels. Many readers comment and bookmark there favorite novels in online novel services. Comments(More)