Keynote Speaker: Prof. Guo Song
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Shigeo Akashi
Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Keynote Speaker: Prof.Ah-Hwee Tan
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Bio:Dr Ah-Hwee Tan received a Ph.D. in Cognitive and Neural Systems from Boston University, a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honors) in Computer and Information Science from the National University of Singapore. He is currently a Professor of Computer Science and the Associate Chair (Research) at the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCE), Nanyang Technological University. Prior to joining NTU, he was a Research Manager at the A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), heading the Text Mining and Intelligent Agents research programmes. His current research interests include cognitive and neural systems, brain-inspired intelligent agents, machine learning, and text mining. Dr. Tan has published over 200 technical papers in major international journals and conferences of his fields, including 6 edited books. He holds two US patents, five Singapore patents, and has spearheaded several A*STAR projects in commercializing a suite of knowledge management and text mining software. He serves as Associate Editor/Editorial Board Member of several journals, including IEEE Access, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning, and IEEE Transactions on SMC Systems. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Member of Web Intelligence (WI) Technical Committee and Web Intelligence (WI) Conference Steering Committee, and Vice Chair of IEEE CIS Task Force on Towards Human-Like Intelligence.
Plenary Speaker: Prof. ook lee
Hanyang University, Korea
Plenary Speaker: Prof. Chuan-Ming Liu
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Bio:Dr. Chuan-Ming Liu is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering(CSIE), National Taipei University of Technology(Taipei Tech), TAIWAN, where he was the Department Chair from 2013-2017. Currently, he is pointed to be the Head of the Extension Education Center at the same school. Dr. Liu received his Ph. D. in Computer Science from Purdue University in 2002 and joined the CSIE Department in Taipei Tech in the spring of 2003. In the summers of 2010 and 2011, he had held visiting appointments at Auburn University and Beijing Institute of Technology, respectively. He has services in many journals, conferences and societies as well as published more than 80 papers in many prestigious journals and international conferences. He was the co-recipients of ICUFN 2015 Excellent Paper Award, ICS 2016 Outstanding Paper Award, MC 2017 Best Poster Award, and WOCC 2018 Best Paper Award. Dr. Liu's current research interests include big data management and processing, uncertain data management, data science, big data processing, spatial data processing, data streams, location based services, ad-hoc and sensor networks.