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Access to IBA Laboratory at Kashiwa Campus of the University of Tokyo

From Kashiwanoha-Campus Station (Tsukuba Express Line ):

It takes about 20 minutes on foot or 8 minutes by bicycle to reach the campus. Get  Access Map.

There is a bus service circulating Kashiwa-noha-koen. Get off at either Todai-Mae or Kokuritsu-Gan-Center. Fare 160 yen. Bus Guide (Japanese)


From Kashiwa Station (JR Joban Line /Subway Chiyoda Line/ Tobu Noda Line):
1. Change to Tobu Bus Stop#02 at West Exit (Nishiguchi).
2. Take the following bus route:

Nishi-Kashiwa-01 bound for National Cancer(Kokuritsu Gan) Center and get off at Todai-Mae Bus Stop. If you forget to get off at this station, get off at the last station (Kokuritsu Gan Center) and walk about 5 minutes to reach the campus.

3. Approximate Time required to get to Kashiwa Campus: 25 minutes

From Edogawadai Station (Tobu-Noda Line):

It takes about 30 minutes on foot or 10 minutes by bicycle to get to Kashiwa Campus.

Map and access guide to Kashiwa Campus

Where is IBA Laboratory?

IBA Laboratory is located on the 7th floor of Kiban Building-II; Room# 7H1 and 7H4 (for students).
Room# of Professor Hitoshi Iba: 7E4

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I am an International student; I want to study in Japan. From where can I get scholarship related information?

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Welcome to IBA laboratory, a research laboratory of Genetic and Evolutionary Computations (GEC) of the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan. The researches of this laboratory include Genetic Algorithm (GA), Genetic Programming (GP), Evolvable Hardware (EH), Artificial Life (ALife), Probabilistic Model Building Genetic Algorithm (PMBGA), 3-D Avatar Motions, applications of GEC to Bioinformatics and Robotics. Some of the on-going researches of IBA Laboratory are:
Biological Applications:
  1. Extraction of informative genes from gene-expression data
  2. Inference of Gene Regulatory Network (GRN) using time-series data
  3. 3-D visualization of a Gene Regulatory Network.
  1. Object transportation by two Humanoid Robots using cooperative learning
  2. Multi-agent Robot learning by means of Genetic Programming
  3. Real-time adaptation technique to real Robots.

Mailing Address of IBA Laboratory:
Post Box: 704
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
The University of Tokyo
Kashiwanoha 5-1-5, Kashiwa-shi,
Chiba 277-8561,Japan

Telephone:+81-4-7136-3873, +81-4-7136-3874