IEEE Fellow, IET/IEE Fellow, British Computer Society (BCS) Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and IETI Distinguished Fellow
Prof. Yiu-ming Cheung, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Speech Title: Objective-Domain Dual Decomposition: An Effective Approach to Optimizing Partially Differentiable Objective Functions (Click for Abstract)
Yiu-ming Cheung received Ph.D. degree from Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2000. He joined the Department of Computer Science in Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) in 2001, and became a full professor since 2012. He is an IEEE Fellow, IET/IEE Fellow, British Computer Society (BCS) Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and IETI Distinguished Fellow, as well as the recipient of “Chu Tian Scholars” in China. His research interests include machine learning, pattern recognition, image and video processing, and optimization. He has published over 220 articles in the high-quality conferences and journals, including IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on SMC (Part B), and so on. His co-authored work on multi-modal optimization won the championship in the competition of Multi-Niche Optimization held in CEC’2015 --- a flagship international conference on Evolutionary Computation. (Read More)
IEEE Fellow, Prof. Xudong Jiang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Speech Title: Semantic Scene Segmentation by Deep Machine Learning (Click for abstract)
Xudong Jiang, IEEE Fellow, received the B.Eng. and M.Eng. from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), and the Ph.D. degree from Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany. During his work in UESTC, he received two Science and Technology Awards from the Ministry for Electronic Industry of China. From 1998 to 2004, he was with the Institute for Infocomm Research, A-Star, Singapore, as a Lead Scientist and the Head of the Biometrics Laboratory, where he developed a system that achieved the most efficiency and the second most accuracy at the International Fingerprint Verification Competition in 2000. He joined Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, as a Faculty Member, in 2004, and served as the Director of the Centre for Information Security from 2005 to 2011. Currently, he is a professor of NTU. Dr. Jiang holds 7 patents and has authored over 200 papers with over 40 papers in IEEE journals, including 11 papers in IEEE T-IP and 6 papers in IEEE T-PAMI. Three of his papers has been listed as the top 1% highly cited papers in the academic field of Engineering by Essential Science Indicators. He served as IFS TC Member of IEEE Signal Processing Society from 2015 to 2017, Associate Editor for IEEE SPL from 2014 to 2018, Associate Editor for IEEE T-IP from 2016 to 2020 and the founding editorial board member for IET Biometrics form 2012 to 2019. Dr Jiang is currently an IEEE Fellow and serves as Senior Area Editor for IEEE T-IP and Editor-in-Chief for IET Biometrics. His current research interests include image processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, machine learning, and biometrics.
Prof. Dr. Wenbing Zhao, Cleveland State University, USA
Speech Title: Person Identification Using Kinect Skeleton Data (Click for abtract)
Dr. Wenbing Zhao is a full Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Cleveland State University (CSU), Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Physics from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 1990 and 1993, respectively, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. Prior to joining Cleveland State University in 2004, Dr. Zhao worked as a post-doctoral researcher at University of California, Santa Barbara, and as a senior research engineer/chief architect at Eternal Systems, Inc. (now dissolved), which he co-founded in 2000. Furthermore, Dr. Zhao is a frequent reviewer for numerous top journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Computer, IEEE Security and Privacy, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, and ACM Transactions on the Web. Dr. Zhao is a senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a vice chair of the IEEE Smart World Technical Committee Task Force on User-Centred Smart Systems (under IEEE Computational Intelligence Society), a member of the IEEE SMC TC on Cybermatics. (Read More)
Prof. Tieling Chen, University of South Carolina Aiken, USA
Speech: Color Distribution Comparison under HDI Color Model (Abstract)
Tieling Chen received his Ph.D. in Mathematics in 2001 and M.S. in Computer Science in 2002 at The University of Western Ontario (now Western University) in Canada. Before that, he received his M.S. in Xiangtan University in 1990 in China. He joined The University of South Carolina Aiken in the United States of America in 2002, and now he is a Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, working on the programs of Applied Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. His research interests include Digital Image Processing, focusing on applying some relative mathematical transformations onto image processing. After introduced a Spherical Color Model his interest in recent years is on color models and their applications in color image processing.